Stroke thrombolysis in New Zealand: Data from the first 6 months of the New Zealand thrombolysis register

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dc.contributor.author Joshi, P en
dc.contributor.author Fink, J en
dc.contributor.author Barber, Peter en
dc.contributor.author Davis, A en
dc.contributor.author Lanford, J en
dc.contributor.author Seymour, A en
dc.contributor.author Wright, P en
dc.contributor.author Busby, W en
dc.contributor.author Abernethy, G en
dc.contributor.author Ranta, A en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-18T03:45:50Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-07-15 en
dc.identifier.citation New Zealand Medical Journal 129(1438):42-47 15 Jul 2016 en
dc.identifier.issn 0028-8446 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/52663 en
dc.description.abstract © NZMA. The New Zealand National Stroke Network introduced a National Stroke Thrombolysis Register on the first of January 2015 to assist with quality assurance and continuous service improvement. In the first 6 months, there were 179 [75 women, mean (SD) age 69.9 (14) years] treated with stroke thrombolysis out of a total of 2,796 ischaemic stroke patients, giving a national thrombolysis rate of 6.4%. The median [Inter-quartile range (IQR)] onset-to-treatment time was 154 (125-190) minutes, and the median (IQR) door-to-needle time was 74.5 (55.7-105.0) minutes. The rate of symptomatic intracranial haemorrhage following thrombolysis was 4.4%. These results are similar to other international centres, and indicate an approximate doubling of the proportion of stroke patients treated with stroke thrombolysis since a 2009 national audit. However, there is need for on-going efforts to improve treatment rates and process efficiency, particularly door-toneedle times. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Medical Journal en
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dc.title Stroke thrombolysis in New Zealand: Data from the first 6 months of the New Zealand thrombolysis register en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 1438 en
pubs.begin-page 42 en
pubs.volume 129 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: New Zealand Medical Association en
pubs.author-url https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal-articles/stroke-thrombolysis-in-new-zealand-data-from-the-first-6-months-of-the-new-zealand-thrombolysis-register en
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pubs.end-page 47 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
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pubs.subtype Journal Article en
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