neurology
Stroke

Evidence for tenecteplase in rare basilar artery occlusion

Evidence is building that tenecteplase provides a reperfusion advantage over alteplase when used before thrombectomy in patients with basilar artery occlusion (BAO). A retrospective study, led by Dr Fana Alemseged from the Royal Melbourne Hospital, comprised 110 patients with BAO from the EXTEND-IA TNK trials and the BATMAN registry. Most (91) were treated with alteplase ...

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