Tag: tPA

Alteplase

Alteplase at 0.6mg/kg for stroke with unknown time of onset is...

Although an acceptable safety profile was demonstrated for MRI-guided thrombolysis with alteplase at 0.6mg/kg for stroke with unknown time of onset, the latter approach...

Interdisciplinary approach to in-hospital stroke improves detection and treatment time

A recent study found that revision of an existing in-hospital stroke (IHS) protocol was associated with a lower rate of stroke mimics, and shorter...

Patrick Lyden receives eminent American Stroke Association Award

Patrick D Lyden, a world-renowned stroke expert who played a key role in the pivotal clinical trial leading to approval of the first proven...

Receiving a clot-buster drug before reaching the hospital may reduce stroke...

Stroke patients receiving clot-busting medications before arriving at the hospital have a lower risk for disability afterward, according to research presented at the American...

Women, minorities may be undertreated for stroke

Women and minorities may be less likely to receive treatment for stroke, according to a study published in a recent online issue of Neurology,...