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Alteplase is safe treatment for ischaemic stroke

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7588.282-a (Published 08 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:282

Randomised trials have shown that alteplase is a safe and effective treatment for ischaemic stroke when given within three hours of the onset of stroke. But is it safe in the real world of clinical practice? A large observational study of 6483 patients treated in the …

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