post-tPA complications; hemorrhagic conversion and angioedema

Today we discussed the case of an elderly woman with prior history of ischemic stroke, HTN, HLD who presented with dysarthria and hemiplegia found to have an acute ischemic stroke for which she was given tPA with subsequent hemorrhagic conversion and angioedema.

We reviewed inclusion and exclusion criteria for tPA administration and discussed managed of angioedema post tPA.

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