Thrombolysis in very elderly people: controlled comparison of SITS International Stroke Thrombolysis Registry and Virtual International Stroke Trials Archive
Nishant K Mishra, Niaz Ahmed, Grethe Andersen, Jose A Egido, Perttu J Lindsberg, Peter A Ringleb, Nils G Wahlgren, Kennedy R Lees
British Medical Journal | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2010
VISTA has received financial support from the European Stroke Organisation in the form of an unrestricted grant and contributions towards data extraction and capacity building from the Universities of Glasgow, California San Diego, Nottingham, Edmonton, Calgary, Texas, and Massachusetts; from commercial groups including Brainsgate, Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, and the Vertical Group; and from grant agencies and charities including the UK Stroke Association. SITS-ISTR is funded by an unrestricted grant from Boehringer Ingelheim, Ferrer, and a grant from European Union Public Health Executive Authority (PHEA). Financial support was also provided through the regional agreement on medical training and research (ALF) between Stockholm County Council and the Karolinska Institute. NKM is supported by a Scottish Overseas Research Studentship, a University of Glasgow scholarship, and an educational grant from the European Stroke Organisation for Young Neurologists. PJL is supported by the Finnish Academy and Sigrid Juselius foundation and Helsinki University Hospital research funds (EVO).