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Quick Review: Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS)

Jimmy September 13, 2021


  • AHA/ASA Guidelines for the Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Primary Literature

  • Tissue plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke (NINDS)
  • Hacke W, et al. “Thrombolysis with Alteplase 3 to 4.5 Hours after Acute Ischemic Stroke” (ECASS III)
  • Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of thrombolytic therapy with intravenous alteplase in acute ischaemic stroke (ECASS II)

Review Article

  • Emergency Neurological Life Support: Acute Ischemic Stroke

Podcast & Blogs

First10 EM: Thrombolytics for stroke: The evidence

EM Crit: Podcast 116 – the tPA for Ischemic Stroke Debate