Seizure at Onset in Ischemic Stroke and Intravenous Thrombolysis

Takeaway

  • Seizure at onset (SaO) was not an independent predictor of poor prognosis in patients with acute ischemic stroke.

Why this matters

    SaO has been considered a relative contraindication for intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) in patients with acute ischemic stroke; this study suggests that this approach seems unjustified.