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Acta Neurológica Colombiana

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PINEDA, David A.. Thrombolysis with rt-PA for acute stroke: Colombian experience. Acta Neurol Colomb. [online]. 2017, vol.33, n.1, pp.1-2. ISSN 0120-8748.

Treatment with intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) for acute stroke (AS) is the first line procedure for patients in 4,5 hours window. In Colombia there is a published experience about the successful use of this medication. In the currently issue a new experience from Colombian Caribbean is presented, which it is taken in advantage for briefly reviewing the published papers about the theme in our country.

Keywords : thrombolysis; Acute Stroke; Stroke; rt-PA; Alteplase.

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