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What is the treatment for vertebro basilar stroke?
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Up to 24 hours
Tpa (alteplase) can be used by vein up to 3 hours ( some patients 4.
5 hours ) after onset of stroke symptoms. Tpa (alteplase) in the artery can be used up to 6 hours after onset ( up to 24 hours in basilar artery ). See stroke.Org.

In brief: Up to 24 hours
Tpa (alteplase) can be used by vein up to 3 hours ( some patients 4.
5 hours ) after onset of stroke symptoms. Tpa (alteplase) in the artery can be used up to 6 hours after onset ( up to 24 hours in basilar artery ). See stroke.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Thrombolysis
All strokes should get trombolysis within 3 hours, then the arterial system is studied to see which artery cause the stroke--- angioplasty could be done--- intraarterial clot busters could be used-- rehabilitation.

In brief: Thrombolysis
All strokes should get trombolysis within 3 hours, then the arterial system is studied to see which artery cause the stroke--- angioplasty could be done--- intraarterial clot busters could be used-- rehabilitation.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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