Monika Śledzińska-Dźwigał

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BACKGROUND Intravenous thrombolysis (iv-thrombolysis) with the use of rt-PA in patients after recent transient ischemic attack (TIA) is an important clinical problem. The aim of the study was to assess the impact of TIA within 24h preceding acute ischemic stroke (AIS) on the safety and efficacy of iv-thrombolysis. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated the(More)
OBJECTIVE Renal dysfunction (RD) increases risk for ischaemic stroke (IS). The impact of RD on the effects of iv-thrombolysis in the Caucasian population has not been fully determined. AIMS To evaluate the associations between RD and the outcome of iv-thrombolysis in Caucasian patients with IS. METHODS The observational, multicentre study included 404(More)
AIMS Approximately 30% of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) occurs in people aged over 80 years. Older patients are increasingly receiving intravenous thrombolysis (IV-thrombolysis) for AIS; however, the majority of treatments are carried out in urban hospitals. The aim of the present study was to assess the safety and effectiveness of IV-thrombolysis in patients(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Ongoing evaluation of the results of thrombolytic therapy in patients with ischaemic stroke (IS) in regions with different health care organization is absolutely crucial for making this method of treatment safer and efficient. The aim of this study was to analyse the efficacy and safety of treatment with intravenous alteplase in(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Symptomatic intracerebral haemorrhage (sICH) remains the most feared complication of systemic thrombolysis in patients with ischaemic stroke. The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of different factors on the occurrence of sICH, depending on definition used. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively evaluated the influence of(More)
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