Intravenous thrombolysis for acute cerebral ischaemia: comparison of outcomes between patients treated at working versus nonworking hours.

@article{Bodenant2010IntravenousTF,
  title={Intravenous thrombolysis for acute cerebral ischaemia: comparison of outcomes between patients treated at working versus nonworking hours.},
  author={Marie Bodenant and Didier Leys and St{\'e}phanie Debette and Charlotte Cordonnier and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Dumont and Hilde H{\'e}non and Marie Girot and Christian Lucas and David Devos and L. Defebvre and Dominique Deplanque and X Leclerc and R{\'e}gis Bordet},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={148-56}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke outcomes are worse in patients admitted at nonworking hours (NWH), but whether this is also true in patients treated with intravenous (i.v.) thrombolysis has not been definitely proven. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to test the hypothesis that stroke patients treated by i.v. rt-PA at NWH have a worse outcome than those treated at working hours… CONTINUE READING