Few stroke patients get clot-busting drug

February 13, 2014 3:01 PM

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Few stroke patients get clot-busting drug

80% of Americans lives within an hour of a stroke center, but only 4% get clot-busting drugs.

Nearly two decades after the approval of a clot-busting drug that can prevent serious disability after a stroke, only about 4% of stroke patients are actually receiving the drug, a new study shows.

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