Acute ischemic stroke and thrombolysis location: comparing telemedicine and stroke center treatment outcomes.

@article{Ionita2009AcuteIS,
  title={Acute ischemic stroke and thrombolysis location: comparing telemedicine and stroke center treatment outcomes.},
  author={Catalina C. Ionita and Jitendra G. Sharma and David Janicke and Elad I. Levy and Adnan H. Siddiqui and Sachin Agrawal and John Gilbert Baker and Eliz Agopian and Karen Olson and L N Hopkins},
  journal={Hospital practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          33-9
        }
}
  • Catalina C. Ionita, Jitendra G. Sharma, +7 authors L N Hopkins
  • Published in Hospital practice 2009
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Telemedicine has been increasingly used as an option for acute ischemic stroke treatment at hospitals where neurological expertise is not available. The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of stroke patients treated with systemic thrombolysis at our academic hub regional stroke centers (hub) versus our spoke hospital telemedicine locations (spoke) METHODS Data were retrospectively reviewed for consecutive patients admitted for stroke treatment with intravenous tissue… CONTINUE READING

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