Medical therapy for acute ischemic stroke.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Over the past decade, there has been an explosion in data related to the treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke. Thrombolytic therapy with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator has revolutionized the approach to stroke treatment. Intra-arterial administration of thrombolytic agents is also being investigated and is now being used on a compassionate basis. Medical management can have a large impact on stroke-related outcomes, even in patients who do not receive thrombolytic therapy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goldstein, LB

Published Date

  • July 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 299 - 306

PubMed ID

  • 11389795

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1523-3804

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11883-001-0023-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States