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Time to treatment with intravenous thrombolysis before thrombectomy and functional outcomes in acute ischemic stroke

JAMA

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: In patients presenting at thrombectomy-capable stroke centers, the benefit associated with intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) plus thrombectomy versus thrombectomy alone was time dependent and statistically significant only if the time from symptom onset to expected administration of IVT was short in this individual participant data meta-analysis (n = 2,313) of six randomized clinical trials. 

Authors: Johannes Kaesmacher, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Bern in Bern, Switzerland, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2024.0589)

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Media advisory: This study is being released to coincide with presentation at the International Stroke Conference 2024.

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