Hebah Hefzy

Hebah Hefzy

Henry Ford Hospital, USA

Title: Intravenous thrombolysis - Expanding the indictions


Hebah Hefzy has completed her Medical Doctorate from North-eastern Ohio Medical University in 2005, Residency in Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and a fellowship in Vascular Neurology at Henry Ford Hospital. She is the Medical Director of the Stroke Program at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. She has published several papers in reputed journals and has been active in clinical trials and other research activities.


Intravenous thrombolysis (IV tPA) has been the standard of care for acute stroke patients presenting within 3 hours of symptom discovery for over 20 years. Over the years, there are many more clinical scenarios in which IV tPA has proven to be beneficial to patients. This presentation will highlight these indications.