Advances in Acute Stroke Treatment 2020

Joseph P. Broderick, MD; Michael D. Hill, MD, MSc, FRCPC


Stroke. 2021;52(2):729-734. 

Coronavirus Disease 2019

While some initial case reports suggested that a prothrombotic state occurs in some patients with COVID-19 that may manifest as LVO, population-based data have yet to report an increased incidence of ischemic stroke.[30,31] In fact, stroke admissions may have fallen overall.[32,33] Finally, we recommend several publications that have addressed acute stroke care process to maximize safety for patients and health care personnel.[34–37]