Thrombolysis therapy in octogenarians

Caso, Valeria; Paciaroni, Maurizio; Agnelli, Giancarlo
July 2007
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jul2007, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p662
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study regarding the use of thromboses therapy in treating octogenarians with acute ischemic stroke. With respect to the initial imaging modality, the overall rate of hemorrhage and improved efficacy outcomes was not different from those younger and older than 80 years. Key information about the methods used and results of the study is further presented.


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