Bangladeshi doctors take new approach to stroke treatment

Bangladeshi doctors take new approach to stroke treatment [Sastha Bangla] Amid the rising brain stroke rates, the National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital for the first time in Bangladesh brought the treatment to restore blood flow by dissolving the blood clot causing the stroke without cutting the skull open. Dr Sirajee Shafiqul Islam, an associate professor at the institute and one of the specialists of the hospital’s Neurointervention Team, told UNB that in developed countries, an alteplase (recombinant tissue plasminogen activator) injection is pushed into patient’s vein in the arm…

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