Angioplasty after intra-arterial thrombolysis for acute occlusion of intracranial arteries.

@article{Ueda1998AngioplastyAI,
  title={Angioplasty after intra-arterial thrombolysis for acute occlusion of intracranial arteries.},
  author={Toshiyuki Ueda and Saburo Sakaki and Ichiro Nochide and Yositaka Kumon and Keisuke Kohno and Sumie Ohta},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={2568-74}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to report our experience with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of intracranial arteries in acute stroke patients who were resistant to intra-arterial thrombolysis alone. METHODS PTA was performed within 6 hours from symptom onset in 13 acute stroke patients in whom no hypodensity areas were… CONTINUE READING