Results of American and European studies of thrombolysis in acute stroke are not conflicting

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7073.76 (Published 04 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:76
  1. Askiel Bruno, Associate professora
  1. a Department of Neurology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5111, USA

    Editor–The recently published clinical trials of thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke have generated much discussion and an unnecessary discrepancy between American and European committees regarding the recommended use of alteplase for acute ischaemic stroke, as Julien Bogousslavsky points out in his editorial on thrombolysis in acute stroke.1

    The different results in the American2 and …

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