Tag: bridging thrombolysis

Atrial fibrillation does not modify treatment effect of bridging thrombolysis, study...

An international study conducted by Leonard Yeo (National University Hospital, Singapore) and colleagues has found that the presence of atrial fibrillation does not modify...

Direct thrombectomy fails to show non-inferiority versus bridging therapy in early...

The international DIRECT-SAFE trial has produced results indicating that intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) plus mechanical thrombectomy—commonly referred to as bridging therapy—should continue to be recommended...

SWIFT-DIRECT sub-analysis finds effect of bridging thrombolysis is preserved over time

A recent sub-analysis of the SWIFT-DIRECT trial, which is published in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS), has found “no evidence” that the effect...

Study findings encourage direct EVT approaches over bridging thrombolysis in select...

A retrospective study involving more than 200 patients has indicated that ‘bridging thrombolysis’ may not be associated with improved functional outcomes in stroke patients...