Rescue therapy with local intra-arterial urokinase after poor clinical response with intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischaemic stroke.

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We report a case of combined intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis in a patient presenting with acute ischaemic stroke. Progression to intra-arterial thrombolysis in patients who fail to show clinical improvement within 6 h of symptom onset might be a safe treatment option at centres with access to stroke specialist and endovascular services. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02525.x

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@article{Lee2011RescueTW, title={Rescue therapy with local intra-arterial urokinase after poor clinical response with intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischaemic stroke.}, author={Laurence Hongsing Lee and Steve Chryssidis and Jim Jannes}, journal={Internal medicine journal}, year={2011}, volume={41 7}, pages={570-3} }