Intravenous thrombolysis in nonagenarians with ischemic stroke

Sarikaya, Hakan; Arnold, Marcel; Engelter, Stefan T; Lyrer, Philippe A; Michel, Patrik; Odier, Céline; Weder, Bruno; Tettenborn, Barbara; Mueller, Felix; Sekoranja, Lucka; Sztajzel, Roman; Ballinari, Pietro; Mattle, Heinrich P; Baumgartner, Ralf W (2011). Intravenous thrombolysis in nonagenarians with ischemic stroke. Stroke, 42(7), pp. 1967-70. Baltimore, Md.: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.601252

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Demographic changes will result in a rapid increase of patients age ≥90 years (nonagenarians), but little is known about outcomes in these patients after intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) for acute ischemic stroke. We aimed to assess safety and functional outcome in nonagenarians treated with IVT and to compare the outcomes with those of patients age 80 to 89 years (octogenarians).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Neurology
07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Perception and Methodology

UniBE Contributor:

Sarikaya, Hakan; Arnold, Marcel; Weder, Bruno J.; Ballinari, Pietro and Mattle, Heinrich

ISSN:

0039-2499

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:14

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 19:17

Publisher DOI:

10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.601252

PubMed ID:

21597014

Web of Science ID:

000292090900041

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/3331 (FactScience: 206989)

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