Reperfusion thrombolysis window depends on imaging

There is now more evidence to support recent Australian stroke guidelines update that extended the window of opportunity for thrombolysis from 4.5 to 9 hours in patients who meet perfusion mismatch criteria. A meta-analysis of the EXTEND and EPITHET RCTs, published in JAMA Neurology, has shown the benefits and risks of thrombolysis-induced reperfusion are consistent ...

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