neurology
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Stroke thrombolysis contraindication after DOACs should be re-thought

Stroke guidelines should be re-written to  remove recent use of a DOAC 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 who underwent successful thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke after rapid reversal of dabigatran with idarucizumab (Praxbind). The 77-year ...

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