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The benefits of intravenous thrombolysis relate to the site of baseline arterial occlusion in the Echoplanar Imaging Thrombolytic Evaluation Trial (EPITHET).

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Stroke
1524-4628
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Volume
41
Issue
2
Pages
295–299
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.562827
PMID: 20056931
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Arterial obstruction site strongly predicts outcomes. ICA obstruction carries a uniformly poor prognosis, whereas good outcomes with MCA obstruction are associated with tPA therapy.

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