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Recurrence of embolic stroke during intravenous thrombolysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22225865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An 81-year-old man with atrial fibrillation presented with embolic stroke in the right middle cerebral artery. During intravenous thrombolysis, he became comatose and developed a recurrent embolism in the top of the basilar artery. Intra-arterial mechanical disruption of the embolus failed to recanalize. Laboratory studies on admission demonstrated thrombocytosis, but echocardiography performed after thrombolysis did not identify an embolic source, including mural thrombi.
Authors:
Kei Shirahama; Yuichiro Inatomi; Toshiro Yonehara; Teruyuki Hirano; Makoto Uchino
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Stroke Center, Saiseikai Kumamoto Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan.
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