Elina Mäkelä

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE No exclusive systematic data exist on the safety and outcomes of thrombolytic treatment in young patients with ischemic stroke. METHODS We evaluated all 48 patients aged 16 to 49 years with hemispheric ischemic stroke treated with intravenous alteplase in Helsinki University Central Hospital from 1994 to 2007. For comparison of(More)
BACKGROUND The use of navigated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in mapping of speech-related brain areas has recently shown to be useful in preoperative workflow of epilepsy and tumor patients. However, substantial inter- and intraobserver variability and non-optimal replicability of the rTMS results have been reported, and a need for(More)
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