Intra-arterial thrombolysis is the treatment of choice for basilar thrombosis: pro.

Basilar artery thrombosis (BAT) is a rare but most severe subtype of ischemic stroke often presenting with progressive or hyperacute brain stem symptoms, tetraplegia and loss of consciousness ranging from somnolence to frank coma. It is associated with a mortality between 50% and 90% in patients treated conventionally (antiplatelets or heparin) or not at… CONTINUE READING