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Perhaps in order to move forward we need to take a lesson from the past. The only two positive randomized trials of intra-arterial therapy to date are PROACT II and MELT.1 ,2 In both of those cases, randomization occurred on the table, after angiographic confirmation of proximal vessel occlusion. Of patients in PROACT II randomized to a saline infusion, 25% had a good functional outcome (modified Rankin Scale 0–2) at 90 days, compared with 40% of those who received a urokinase infusion. Similarly, in MELT, 23% randomized to saline infusion had modified Rankin Scale 0–1 at 90 days compared with 42% of those with urokinase infusion. …
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