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Mobilization after thrombolysis (rtPA

within 24 hours of acute stroke: what
factors influence inclusion of patients
in A Very Early Rehabilitation
Trial (AVERT)?
Muhl et al. BMC Neurology 2014, 14:163

Sartika Dewi


ongoing international phase III . a large. Australia. • AVERT (A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial).14:163 http://www. However. Muhletal. Factors of interest included: demographic and stroke characteristics. • Methods: Data from all patients thrombolysed at Austin Health. treatment is not devoid of side effects and patients are carefully selected. tests whether starting out of bed activity within 24 hours of stroke onset improves outcome. between September 2007 and December 2011 were retrospectively extracted from medical records. cerebral imaging and process factors (day and time of admission).ABSTRAK • A key treatment for acute ischaemic stroke is thrombolysis (rtPA).biomedcentral.BMCNeurology2014. 24 hour clinical response to rtPA treatment.

Inclusion and Exclusion criteria .

Patient Selection .


14:163 http://www.biomedcentral. These results suggest that efficacy results from rtPA treated patients in the completed trial (expected sample 500 patients) may be generalizable to the broader population of people treated with rtPA Muhletal.BMCNeurology2014. no significant clinical differences were identified between thrombolysed patients included in AVERT and those who were .Conclusion Excluding a neurological instability.

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