TITLE

Acute Stroke and the tPA Dilemma

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
MD Conference Express;Mar2010, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the role of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in the treatment of less severe stroke patients. It mentions that proper identification of stroke mimics from stroke is important in the treatment of patients with tPA and it is concluded that the treatment of stroke mimics with tPA carries low risk. It also cites that treatment of complex stroke cases with tPA entails physicians with the challenge of assessing risk versus benefits.
ACCESSION #
50676444

 

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