Is intra-arterial thrombolysis beneficial for M2 occlusions? Subgroup analysis of the PROACT-II trial.

@article{Rahme2013IsIT,
  title={Is intra-arterial thrombolysis beneficial for M2 occlusions? Subgroup analysis of the PROACT-II trial.},
  author={Ralph Rahme and Todd Anthony Abruzzo and Renee' H. Martin and T A Tomsick and Andrew Joel Ringer and Anthony J. Furlan and J Carrozzella and Pooja Khatri},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={240-2}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The role of endovascular therapy for acute M2 trunk occlusions is debatable. Through a subgroup analysis of Prolyse in Acute Cerebral Thromboembolism-II, we compared outcomes of M2 occlusions in treatment and control arms. METHODS Solitary M2 occlusions were identified from the Prolyse in Acute Cerebral Thromboembolism-II database. Primary endpoints were successful angiographic reperfusion (TICI 2-3) at 120 minutes and functional independence (mRS 0-2) at 90 days… CONTINUE READING
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