Therapy of acute ischemic stroke


Authors: MUDr. David Goldemund
Authors‘ workplace: Mezinárodní centrum klinického výzkumu (ICRC) ;  1. neurologická klinika LF MU a FN u sv. Anny, Brno david. goldemund@fnusa. cz
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2013, 15(1): 26-32
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Overview

Most of ischemic strokes are caused by acute extra- or intracranial thromboembolic lesion causing artery obstruction. It has been demonstrated that recanalization is the most important modifiable predictor of a good clinical outcome. Reperfusion strategies stated below focus on early reopening of the vessel to reestablish antegrade flow within the penumbra.

Keywords:
ischemic stroke – penumbra – recanalisation – systemic trombosis – intravenous thrombolysis – mechanical recanalisation


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