Apolipoprotein E phenotype and the efficacy of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke.

Abstract

We used stored plasma samples from 409 patients in the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS) tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) Stroke Trial to examine the relationship between an apolipoprotein (Apo) E2 or an Apo E4 phenotype and a favorable outcome 3 months after stroke, the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage, and the response to… (More)

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