Hyperglycemia, Acute Ischemic Stroke, and Thrombolytic Therapy


Ischemic stroke is a leading cause of disability and is considered now the fourth leading cause of death. Many clinical trials have shown that stroke patients with acute elevation in blood glucose at onset of stroke suffer worse functional outcomes, longer in-hospital stay, and higher mortality rates. The only therapeutic hope for these patients is the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12975-014-0336-z


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