The safety of intravenous thrombolysis for ischemic stroke in patients with pre-existing cerebral aneurysms: A case series and review of the literature Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Ischemia
  • Fibrinolytic Agents
  • Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Stroke
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator

abstract

  • Our findings suggest that intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke is safe to administer in patients with pre-existing cerebral aneurysms because the risk of aneurysm rupture and symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage is low.

publication date

  • February 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.634147

PubMed ID

  • 22156701

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 412

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 43

number

  • 2