Myocardial infarction, thrombolytic therapy, and stroke. A community-based study. The MITI Project Group.
- Published Article
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 1993
Although thrombolytic therapy had little effect on the overall occurrence of stroke, thrombolytic therapy increased the risk of stroke death because more patients with hemorrhagic than ischemic strokes died during their hospitalization. The rates of hemorrhagic stroke with thrombolytic therapy reported in the present study are higher than those reported in clinical trials in which treatment is given to select patients under strict protocols.
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