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Journal Review

NINDS – tPA in Ischemic Stroke

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Each year, 22 million people worldwide will experience a stroke. 50% of these are ischemic strokes. For years, there were no effective treatments for these patients. As a result, the burden of ischemic stroke was enormous.
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Hemodynamically Unstable Pulmonary Embolism

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This posts delves into diagnosis + management of HD unstable (Massive) PE with a focus on thrombolytics.
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Journal Review

Low-Dose tPA in Ischemic Stroke – The ENCHANTED Trial

Filed Under: Tags: , , , , July 7th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Thanks to Salim Rezaie for providing pre-publication peer review for this post. This post is cross-posted on REBEL EM here.

Despite continued debate on the efficacy of alteplase (tPA),
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