haematology
Clotting disorders

Is thrombolysis contraindication not needed in the era of DOAC reversal?


Stroke treatment guidelines should be re-written to remove DOAC recent use as a contraindication to thrombolysis, Australian neurologists say. Dr Geoffrey Herkes and Dr Chee Hoou Loh make the recommendation in their report of a patient with acute ischaemic stroke who had rapid reversal of dabigatran with idarucizumab (Praxbind) prior to successful thrombolysis. The 77-year ...

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