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CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets


ISSN (Print): 1871-5273
ISSN (Online): 1996-3181

Mini-Review Article

Choice and Timing of Antithrombotic after Ischemic Stroke, Intracerebral Hemorrhage or Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

Author(s): Dylan Ryan*, Tarun Girotra and Wuwei Feng

Volume 23, Issue 2, 2024

Published on: 14 April, 2023

Page: [135 - 152] Pages: 18

DOI: 10.2174/1871527322666230309100626

Price: $65


Stroke is a multifactorial vascular disease and remains a leading cause of disability in the United States. Strokes can be ischemic or hemorrhagic in nature and secondary to arterial or venous disease, making determining the etiology and secondary prevention strategy important for preservation of the injured brain, prevention of recurrent strokes, and in the maintenance of good functional outcomes for patients impacted by stroke. In this narrative review, we provide a synopsis of the available medical evidence surround selection, timing, and choice of therapy, including utilization of left atrial appendage closure, in patients with ischemic, hemorrhagic or venous stroke.

Keywords: Antithrombotic, ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral venous thrombosis, anticoagulation, stroke.

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