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Thrombolytic therapy in patients with ischemic stroke in the vertebrobasilar system

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The paper shows the efficiency and safety of increasing the therapeutic window for systemic thrombolysis in verified ischemic stroke in the vertebrobasilar system (VBS), as well as the possibility of effective reperfusion in patients with stenotic occlusive lesions of the basilar artery and clinical signs of severe truncal stroke. Thrombolytic therapy (TLT) over 4.5 hours and in a neurological deficit of >25 scores according to the National Institute of Health (NIHSS) Scale should be performed only within the framework of clinical trials. TLT for stroke in the VBS may substantially alter the approach to rendering care in this pathology and contribute to an increase in the number of patients with a good functional outcome.


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Anisimov K.V., Vishnyakova A.Yu., Ramazanov G.R., Shamalov N.A., Lelyuk V.G., Skvortsova V.I. Thrombolytic therapy in patients with ischemic stroke in the vertebrobasilar system. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2012;4(3):29-34. (In Russ.)

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