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Stroke: real-world experience with alteplase plus endovascular thromectomy

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   21 June 2022
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Takeaway

  • Among patients with acute ischemic stroke treated in routine clinical practice, intravenous alteplase given before or during endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) improves outcomes, despite more symptomatic intracranial hemorrhages.

Why this matters

  • Real-world experience may differ from clinical trial findings.

Key results

  • 66.7% of the cohort received alteplase.
  • Leading reasons for...

          

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