Thrombolysis in patients with acute stroke caused by cervical artery dissection: analysis of 9 patients and review of the literature.

@article{Arnold2002ThrombolysisIP,
  title={Thrombolysis in patients with acute stroke caused by cervical artery dissection: analysis of 9 patients and review of the literature.},
  author={M Arnold and Krassen Nedeltchev and Matthias H. Sturzenegger and Gerhard Schroth and Thomas J. Loher and Frank Stepper and Luca Remonda and C. Bassetti and H P Mattle},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={549-53}
}
BACKGROUND Results of recently published studies suggest that intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) and local intra-arterial thrombolysis (LIT) are feasible procedures in acute stroke after cervical artery dissection (CAD). OBJECTIVES To describe 9 patients with acute stroke caused by CAD who were treated by LIT (n = 7) or IVT (n = 2) and to review the literature. METHODS Retrospective analysis of clinical and neuroradiological findings; literature review from 1980 to present. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING

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