Intravenous TPA for very old stroke patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fibrinolytic Agents
  • Plasminogen Activators
  • Stroke
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator

abstract

  • After intravenous TPA treatment, patients over 80 years of age have similar recanalization, short-term improvement and symptomatic ICH rates compared with younger patients. However, older patients tend to have higher in-hospital mortality.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1159/000089086

PubMed ID

  • 16244487

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 140

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 54

number

  • 3