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Intravenous Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator Thrombolysis in Acute Ischemic Stroke due to Middle Cerebral Artery Dissection.
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PMID:  22425201     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Beneficial effect of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) in cerebral arterial dissection is controversial. We experienced a 45-year-old man with acute ischemic stroke due to middle cerebral artery dissection, who was treated with rtPA. Characteristic vascular findings indicating dissection became evident only in subsequent angiographic examinations. Our case indicates that serial angiographic examinations should be essential after acute thrombolytic therapy, especially in young patients who are at a high risk of cerebral arterial dissection.
Authors:
Ryosuke Doijiri; Chiaki Yokota; Rieko Suzuki; Kazunori Toyoda; Kazuo Minematsu
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.
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