There is now more evidence to support last year’s Australian stroke guidelines update which 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 ...
Perfusion imaging extends time to IV thrombolysis for some stroke patients
By Mardi Chapman
5 Nov 2020