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What should be the role of thrombolytic therapy in stroke?
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Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
The role of thrombolytic therapy in stroke is patient specific and should be rendered only at centers accredited for comprehensive stroke care.

In brief: Depends
The role of thrombolytic therapy in stroke is patient specific and should be rendered only at centers accredited for comprehensive stroke care.
Dr. Robert Singer
Dr. Robert Singer
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Good treatment
If patient suitable.
Iv tpa (alteplase) can be given in some patients 4.5 hours after stroke symptoms start. Tpa (alteplase) in the artery, catheter directed therapy, can be used up to 6 hours, and in special cases 24 hours after stroke starts. See stroke.Org.

In brief: Good treatment
If patient suitable.
Iv tpa (alteplase) can be given in some patients 4.5 hours after stroke symptoms start. Tpa (alteplase) in the artery, catheter directed therapy, can be used up to 6 hours, and in special cases 24 hours after stroke starts. See stroke.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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