Higher fasting glucose next day after intravenous thrombolysis is independently associated with poor outcome in acute ischemic stroke.

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BACKGROUND We aimed to test the outcome-predictive power of routine fasting glucose (FG) obtained at second day after onset in intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients. METHODS We identified AIS patients presenting to our institution between December 2011 and July 2013 within 4.5 hours of onset, who received admission glucose… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2014.07.029

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