Association of glycerol to dexamethasone in treatment of stroke patients.

@article{Albizzati1979AssociationOG,
  title={Association of glycerol to dexamethasone in treatment of stroke patients.},
  author={M. G. Albizzati and Livia Candelise and Erminio Capitani and A J Colombo and Hans Spinnler},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1979},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={77-84}
}
A prospective study of 93 acute stroke patients randomly selected by type of antiedema treatment given (hypertonic glicerol infusion plus dexamethasone versus dexamethasone alone) failed to elicit any statistically significant difference between the two treatments on survival rates and quality of survival 7 and 30 days after the stroke.