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Pre-thrombectomy intravenous thrombolytics are associated with increased hospital bills without improved outcomes compared with mechanical thrombectomy alone

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  • Ameer E Hassan Department of Neurology, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Harlingen, Texas, USA Neuroscience Department, Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen, Harlingen, Texas, USA Neurology and Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hari Kotta University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Galveston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Leeroy Garza Neuroscience Department, Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen, Harlingen, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Laurie Preston Neuroscience Department, Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen, Harlingen, Texas, USA Clinical Research, Valley Baptist Health System, Harlingen, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wondwossen Tekle Department of Neurology, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Harlingen, Texas, USA Neuroscience Department, Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen, Harlingen, Texas, USA Neurology and Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Amrou Sarraj Department of Neurology, UT Houston, Houston, Texas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Adnan I Qureshi Zeenat Qureshi Stroke Institute, St Cloud, MN, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ameer E Hassan, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Harlingen, TX 78550; ameerehassan{at}gmail.com
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Hassan AE, Kotta H, Garza L, et al
Pre-thrombectomy intravenous thrombolytics are associated with increased hospital bills without improved outcomes compared with mechanical thrombectomy alone

Publication history

  • Received February 12, 2019
  • Revised April 26, 2019
  • Accepted April 28, 2019
  • First published May 18, 2019.

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