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What is the best early treatment for a stroke?
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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
In brief: TPA (alteplase)
The best early treatment is tissue plasminogen activator. This drug is given in the vein or artery and can break up the clot plugging the vessel allowing blood flow back to the brain.
The sooner it is given, the less damage the patient may suffer.

In brief: TPA (alteplase)
The best early treatment is tissue plasminogen activator. This drug is given in the vein or artery and can break up the clot plugging the vessel allowing blood flow back to the brain.
The sooner it is given, the less damage the patient may suffer.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Steven Giannotta
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