The effectiveness of thrombolysis with intravenous alteplase for acute ischemic stroke in daily practice

Maaike Dirks, Louis W Niessen, Jeroen van Wijngaarden, Peter J Koudstaal, Cees L Franke, Robert J van Oostenbrugge, Diederik W J Dippel, PRACTISE Investigators

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Thrombolysis with intravenous alteplase has been proven an effective treatment for patients with acute ischemic stroke in randomized clinical trials. In daily practice, the effect of thrombolysis may be less, and complications may occur more often.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-92
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012


  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Brain Ischemia
  • Female
  • Fibrinolytic Agents
  • Humans
  • Infusions, Intravenous
  • Male
  • Stroke
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator
  • Treatment Outcome

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