Chronic kidney disease affects clinical outcome of intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke

Takeaway

  • History of chronic kidney disease (CKD) predisposes people to unfavorable safety and efficacy outcomes following intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) in people with acute ischemic stroke.

Why this matters

    The outcomes of this study should be taken into account when recommending IVT as a treatment strategy.