Summary:Aim of the work: Ischaemic stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Intravenous alteplase is, despite the recent promising results in mechanical revascularisation, the only proven effective and possible treatment option in many centres. The aim of our retrospective study was to analyse whether time to treatment, severity or territory of stroke, gender and age matter in acute ischemic stroke patients, treated with iv alteplase.
Materials and Methods: In retrospective study we analysed data of all patients from 2 university and 3 general hospitals treated with iv alteplase due to acute ischemic stroke between January 2003 and December 2015.
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