Intravenous tPA Administration in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: Edirne Experience


Asil T. , Balci K., Utku U., Ir N.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, vol.28, no.3, pp.317-321, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH
  • Page Numbers: pp.317-321

Abstract

Objective: Intravenous (IV) thrombolytic therapy is the only approved effective treatment used in patients with acute ischemic stroke. In this study, we aimed at establishing the clinical outcomes of the IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) therapy and the main factors affecting the success rate of the treatment.