Management of acute ischemic stroke.

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Management of acute ischemic stroke.

Neurol Clin. 2008 May;26(2):345-71, vii

Authors: Finley Caulfield A, Wijman CA

Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the United States. This article summarizes the management of acute ischemic stroke, including conventional and novel therapies. The article provides an overview of the initial management, diagnostic work-up, treatment options, and supportive measures that need to be considered in the acute phase of ischemic stroke.

PMID: 18514817 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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