MGH Research May Lead to Expanded Use of Clot-busting Drug in Stroke Treatment

Imaging test discrepancies suggest that tPA may be safe for people with an unwitnessed stroke.

If you have an ischemic stroke, an artery supplying blood to brain tissue has become blocked. An ischemic stroke is often due to a blood clot that has become affixed to the artery wall. If you are treated within 4.5 hours of the start of symptoms, you may be a good candidate for tissue plasminogen […]

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