Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the United States. This article summarizes the management of acute ischemic stroke, including conventional and novel therapies. The article provides an overview of the initial management, diagnostic work-up, treatment options, and supportive measures that need to be considered in the acute phase of ischemic stroke.
View details for DOI 10.1016/j.ncl.2008.03.016
View details for PubMedID 18514817