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

Peter Sandercock, Joanna Wardlaw, Richard Lindley

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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)].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)381-382
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010

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