CME/CE: Uric Acid Boosts “Clot-Busting” Therapy for Stroke
By: Alere Staff
American Heart Association
July 12, 2015 – July 12, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
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.