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NIH STROKENET: ACUTE INTERVENTIONAL STROKE TRIALS
Treatments for acute stroke include IV t-PA, stroke centers, stroke units, endovascular thrombectomy devices for selected patients, nimodipine for subarachnoid hemorrhage, and aneurysm coiling and clipping for ruptured aneurysms. Intracerebral hemorrhage has proven to be the most challenging for effective treatments; however recent research has shown promise.

ACUTE INTERVENTIONAL TRIALS

  • MOST: MULTI-ARM OPTIMIZATION OF STROKE THROMBOLYSIS STROKE TRIAL

  • DEFUSE 3: ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY FOLLOWING IMAGING EVALUATION FOR ISCHEMIC STROKE 3

  • MISTIE III: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY PLUS rt-PA FOR ICH EVACUATION

  • iDEF: STUDY OF DEFEROXAMINE MESYLATE IN INTRACEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE