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Stroke, Ischemic, Diagnosis and Initial Treatment of

Revision Date: December 2016
Eleventh Edition

Endorsement Summary

ICSI has endorsed with qualifications the following American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) documents:

2013 AHA/ASA Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke

2015 AHA/ASA Focused Update of the 2013 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Regarding Endovascular Treatment

2016 Scientific Rationale for the Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria for Intravenous Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke

The AHA/ASA’s original documents can be accessed at http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/.

The American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) are not sponsors of, affiliated with or endorsers of ICSI or the ICSI Diagnosis and Initial Treatment of Ischemic Stroke work group. The AHA/ASA has not reviewed ICSI’s processes for endorsement of guidelines. The following ICSI endorsement and conclusions are solely the consensus of the ICSI Diagnosis and Initial Treatment of Ischemic Stroke work group using the ICSI Endorsement Process.

Please note, the previous ICSI Diagnosis and Initial Treatment of Ischemic Stroke guideline from July 2012 is being retired.