Absolutely everything in stroke is a failure and has been for 30 years.
Problems in stroke;
3. 12% tPA efficacy
4. Nothing being done to stop the neuronal cascade of death during the first week.
5. No one knows how to cure spasticity.
6. No one knows how to cure fatigue.
7. F.A.S.T is actually a failure because even at its best tPA is only delivered to 33% of those eligible and then of those that get it it only works to completely reverse the stroke 12% of the time.
But here is the latest back patting;