Association of Clinical, Imaging, and Thrombus Characteristics With Recanalization of Visible Intracranial Occlusion in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke

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Menon B. K., Al-Ajlan F. S., Najm M., Puig J., Castellanos M., Dowlatshahi D., ...More

JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.320, no.10, pp.1017-1026, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


IMPORTANCE Recanalization of intracranial thrombus is associated with improved clinical outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke. The association of intravenous alteplase treatment and thrombus characteristics with recanalization over time is important for stroke triage and future trial design.