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'Where are we now with intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke'?

Author(s): P. Sandercock, J. Wardlaw, R. Lindley

The publication of the updated individual patient data meta-analysis of the larger randomised trials of intravenous rt-PA for acute ischaemic stroke has re-opened the debate about how the treatment should be used in routine practice, and what information can be expected to emerge in the next 2-3 years from the ongoing trials [the largest of which is the Third International Stroke Trial (IST-3)].

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ISBN: 1747-4930
Publication Year: 2010
Periodical: International Journal of Stroke
Periodical Number: 5
Volume: 5
Pages: 381-382
Author Address: Sandercock, P Western Gen Hosp, Dept Clin Neurosci, Crewe Rd, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland Univ Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Univ Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia