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  • Fei-Fan Wu, Yen-Chu Hung, +7 authors Leng-Chieh Lin
  • 2017
BACKGROUND Many studies have determined that dehydration is an independent predictor of outcome after ischemic stroke (IS); however, none have determined if the use of thrombolytic therapy modifies the negative impact of poor hydration. To inform the stroke registry established at our institution, we conducted a retrospective study to determine if(More)
BACKGROUND Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)/creatinine (Cr) ratio was recently reported to be an independent predictor of stroke-in-evolution (SIE) among patients who had suffered acute ischemic stroke. We aim to determine if providing hydration therapy to patients with a BUN/Cr ≥15 reduces the occurrence of SIE after acute ischemic stroke. METHODS This(More)