CME/CE: Uric Acid Boosts “Clot-Busting” Therapy for Stroke

Publication Date:
Sat, 08/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

SPONSORED BY

MedPage Today

American Heart Association

 

ACTIVE DATE

July 12, 2015 – July 12, 2017

 

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

 

DESCRIPTION

Adding uric acid to thrombolytic therapy doubled the likelihood of excellent neurological outcome in women, but not men, with acute ischemic stroke. Uric acid therapy was better than placebo in reducing infarct growth in women but not men.

 

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/52559?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2015-07-13&eun=g827295d0r