Intravenous thrombolysis - Expanding the indictions | 49806

Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Intravenous thrombolysis - Expanding the indictions

25th World Congress on Neurology & Neuroscience

June 18-19, 2018 | Dublin, Ireland

Hebah Hefzy

Henry Ford Hospital, USA

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Neurol Neurophysiol

Abstract :

Intravenous thrombolysis (IV tPA) has been the standard of care for acute stroke patients presenting within 3 hours of symptom discovery for over 20 years. Over the years, there are many more clinical scenarios in which IV tPA has proven to be beneficial to patients. This presentation will highlight these indications.

Biography :

Hebah Hefzy has completed her Medical Doctorate from North-eastern Ohio Medical University in 2005, Residency in Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and a fellowship in Vascular Neurology at Henry Ford Hospital. She is the Medical Director of the Stroke Program at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. She has published several papers in reputed journals and has been active in clinical trials and other research activities.