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Intravenous thrombolysis in nonagenarians with ischemic stroke

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Sarikaya, Hakan
Arnold, Marcel
Engelter, Stefan T
Lyrer, Philippe A
Michel, Patrik
Odier, Céline
Weder, Bruno
Tettenborn, Barbara
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Published in Stroke. 2011, vol. 42, no. 7, p. 1967-70
Abstract Demographic changes will result in a rapid increase of patients age ≥90 years (nonagenarians), but little is known about outcomes in these patients after intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) for acute ischemic stroke. We aimed to assess safety and functional outcome in nonagenarians treated with IVT and to compare the outcomes with those of patients age 80 to 89 years (octogenarians).
Keywords Age FactorsAged, 80 and overBlood PressureBrain Ischemia/drug therapyCohort StudiesFemaleFibrinolytic Agents/administration & dosageHumansInjections, Intravenous/methodsMaleMultivariate AnalysisStroke/drug therapyThrombolytic Therapy/methodsTreatment Outcome
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SARIKAYA, Hakan et al. Intravenous thrombolysis in nonagenarians with ischemic stroke. In: Stroke, 2011, vol. 42, n° 7, p. 1967-70. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:32875

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