Tenecteplase for Acute Ischemic Stroke - Live
Intravenous thrombolytics is the mainstay of acute therapy in ischemic stroke. While alteplase has been FDA-approved for this indication since the 1990s, Tenecteplase has recently gained traction for usage in acute ischemic stroke treatment as well. This lecture summarizes the existing evidence and practical considerations for use of Tenecteplase in stroke therapy.
Internal Medicine Physicians
Learners will be able to:
- define the usage of tenecteplase for acute ischemic stroke
- assess the utility of tenecteplase as an alternative to alteplase in the correct clinical setting
- analyze some of the data from major tenecteplase trials
- demonstrate knowledge of proper tenecteplase administration techniques and protocols
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