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Intraarterial Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke

  • K. Matsumoto
  • K. Satoh
Conference paper

Abstract

Results of intraarterial urokinase (u-PA) infusion therapy for acute cases with thromboembolic occlusion of major cerebral arteries of the internal carotid artery (ICA), the middle cerebral artery (MCA), the posterior cerebral artery (PCA), and the basilar artery (BA) were reported at the First Symposium in Heidelberg in 1990 [1]. Clinical studies of intraarterial infusion of fibrinolytic agents have been continuing and amount to 94 cases up to the present.

Keywords

Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Acute Ischemic Stroke Basilar Artery Posterior Cerebral Artery Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery 
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    Matsumoto K, Satoh K (1991) Topical intraarterial urokinase infusion for acute stroke. In: Hacke W, del Zoppo GJ, Hirschberg M (eds) Thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York, pp 207–212CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Matsumoto
    • 1
  • K. Satoh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurological Surgery, School of MedicineThe University of TokushimaTokushima, 770Japan

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