Evaluation of Patients with Ischemic Stroke Receiving iv t-PA in the Emergency Department


Salt O., BAYKAN N. , Kaymaz N. D. , Yakar S. , DÖNMEZ H. , KÖSEOĞLU E. , ...More

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.17, no.2, pp.50-54, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eajem.2018.30922
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-54

Abstract

Aim: The aim of the present study was to determine the demographic characteristics, localization of emboli, imaging findings, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) scores, and complications of patients who received intravenous (iv) tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) due to early period of ischemic cerebrovascular disease (CVD) during the 6-year period in a tertiary level emergency department of a university hospital.