An update on acute ischemic stroke therapies.

Aimee Joy Szewka*, Shyam Prabhakaran

*Corresponding author for this work

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Given its short therapeutic time window, successful ischemic stroke therapy requires a multi-disciplinary and streamlined approach. Intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator remains the most efficacious treatment available. New therapies and advances in the understanding comorbidities associated with stroke have reshaped and expanded traditional treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-80
Number of pages9
JournalComprehensive therapy
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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