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Document type:
Journal Article
Author(s):
Kaesmacher, Johannes; Kleine, Justus F
Title:
Bridging Therapy with i. v. rtPA in MCA Occlusion Prior to Endovascular Thrombectomy: a Double-Edged Sword?
Abstract:
Recent studies suggested that preinterventional intravenous (i. v.) recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) as bridging therapy facilitates successful and fast vessel recanalization in endovascular stroke treatment (EST); however, data on this effect and the associated clinical value are discrepant.This study examined if this discrepancy could be related to an effect-modifying variable, specifically to the exact occlusion site.Retrospective analysis of 239 patients with acute occlusion...    »
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Neuroradiol
Year:
2018
Journal volume:
28
Journal issue:
1
Pages contribution:
81-89
Language:
eng
Fulltext / DOI:
doi:10.1007/s00062-016-0533-0
Pubmed ID:
http://view.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27541957
Print-ISSN:
1869-1439
TUM Institution:
Fachgebiet Neuroradiologie (Prof. Zimmer)
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