Anh Thu Truong

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We present the early experience in thrombolysis in three major centers of Ho Chi Minh city, namely 115 People Hospital, Gia Dinh Hospital, and An Binh Hospital. METHODS A prospective study of consecutive patients treated with intravenous tPA with a treatment protocol similar to that of the National Institute of Neurological(More)
BACKGROUND Handwashing with soap or another antisepsis disinfectant solution is a common practice in Vietnam, but the availability and quality of tap water is unpredictable. We assessed the risk for hand contamination and compared the efficacy of 5 hand hygiene methods in a tertiary Vietnamese hospital. METHODS Five fingertip imprints of the dominant hand(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We report a case of intravenous thrombolysis in a patient with early recurrent stroke. A 62-year-old man recovered nearly completely after a lacunar infarct of the left putamen. He suffered stroke recurrence 7 days later due to a new infarct in the left internal capsule. Intravenous alteplase 0.9 mg/kg was administered 40 min after(More)
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