Why Is the Extended Window Controversial and What Happened With the FDA?

September 7, 2021

Ever wonder why the FDA didn't approve the extended time window for tPA after ECASS3? Listen here to understand the discussion.

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The Clock Is Dead - The Reign of Tissue Imaging

August 17, 2021
Mismatch is your friend if you want to treat acute stroke patients beyond 3 hrs. While the clock was once the king, tissue imaging may now define what brain is salvageable and what has been lost. Listen here and see if you agree that the clock is dead in stroke.
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Defining the SOC - Is 4.5 Hrs the Real Answer?

August 10, 2021
The standard of care can feel elusive. Listen here as Dr. Knight shares his expertise regarding the definition of the SOC in extended window therapy for tPA. It's not a simple question and Dr. Knight is the one to answer it.
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IV tPA for Acute Strokes in Patients with COVID - What Does the Limited Evidence Mean?

December 4, 2020
The incidence of acute stroke in COVID-19 patients occurs at a rate that is at least 7 times greater than the general population. Controversy about the safety and efficacy of IV-tPA remains.
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What Pitfalls Do Clinicians Face In Understanding Statistics In Acute Stroke Trials?

December 4, 2020
Statistics can illuminate or obfuscate. Clinicians need to understand acute stroke trial data and statistics in meaningful ways, but challenges abound.
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