Table 2:

Summary of contraindications against IV thrombolysis

ContraindicationNo. of Patients (n = 130)
Phenprocoumon (INR > 1.7)44 (33.8%)
Recent surgery23 (17.7%)
Recent stroke21 (16.2%)
Emergency stentangioplasty10 (7.7%)
IV heparin6 (4.6%)
Metastasizing cancer5 (3.8%)
History of ICH3 (2.3%)
Previous trauma2 (1.5%)
Epileptic onset2 (1.5%)
Gastrointestinal bleeding2 (1.5%)
Coagulative disorder1 (0.8%)
Intracranial aneurysm1 (0.8%)
Not evaluable10 (7.7%)
  • Note:—INR indicates international normalized ratio; ICH, intracerebral hemorrhage.