Thrombolysis Before Thrombectomy for Stroke
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Intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) and endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) both improve outcomes for patients with acute ischemic stroke. Jeffrey L. Saver, MD, director of UCLA’s Comprehensive Stroke and Vascular Neurology Program and a JAMA Associate Editor, discusses 2 randomized trials comparing outcomes for stroke patients treated with IVT prior to EVT vs EVT alone.

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Intravenous Thrombolysis Before Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

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