Urokinase versus r-TPA in Stroke Patients

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Vertebrobasilar territory stroke in progress with incomplete neurological deficits from brain-stem damage, with bilateral vertebral or basilar occlusion on angiography; vertabrobasilar territory stroke with deep coma for more that 6 hours or loss of brain-stem reflexes; no time limit; any thromboembolic occlusion in the carotid artery territory with dense hemiplegia in which a 2-hour treatment could be finished by the end of the 6th hour after the onset of symptoms.

Exclusion Criteria

Generally accepted contraindicatins for anticoagulation or fibrinolytic therapy; visible hemorrhage or ischemic infarcton on CT.