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What are the treatments for acute stroke?
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: Acute stroke Rx
There are many treatments for acute stroke, including: 1.
blood pressure management, when needed 2. blood sugar mgmt when needed 3. IV TPA- tissue plasminogen activator, for many cases 4. aspirin 5. arterial TPA, (alteplase) in select cases 6. thrombosis retrieval, in very select cases 7. later on, cholesterol treatment, anticoagulation for atrial fib, and artery repair may be options

In brief: Acute stroke Rx
There are many treatments for acute stroke, including: 1.
blood pressure management, when needed 2. blood sugar mgmt when needed 3. IV TPA- tissue plasminogen activator, for many cases 4. aspirin 5. arterial TPA, (alteplase) in select cases 6. thrombosis retrieval, in very select cases 7. later on, cholesterol treatment, anticoagulation for atrial fib, and artery repair may be options
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. Ruben Altman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: THROMBOLYTICS
For astroke with significant disability under 3-4 hours old thrombolitc rx with tissue plaminogen activater is the excepted rx.

In brief: THROMBOLYTICS
For astroke with significant disability under 3-4 hours old thrombolitc rx with tissue plaminogen activater is the excepted rx.
Dr. Ruben Altman
Dr. Ruben Altman
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