Unequal access to treatment with intravenous alteplase for women with acute ischemic stroke

de Ridder, Inger, Dirks, Maaike, Niessen, Louis, Dippel, Diederik and , PRACTISE Investigators (2013) Unequal access to treatment with intravenous alteplase for women with acute ischemic stroke. Stroke, 44 (9). pp. 2610-2. ISSN 1524-4628

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Abstract

A recent meta-analysis showed that women with acute ischemic stroke are less likely to receive treatment with intravenous alteplase than men. The aim of this study was to assess sex differences in treatment with intravenous alteplase and to explore the reasons for these differences.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: administration, intravenous,aged,aged, 80 and over,brain ischemia,clinical trials as topic,female,fibrinolytic agents,health services accessibility,humans,male,middle aged,severity of illness index,sex factors,stroke,thrombolytic therapy,tissue plasminogen activator,treatment outcome
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2014 12:50
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:39
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46795
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.002263

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