A new study shows that infarct growth in this setting is associated with both longer procedural times and the number of procedural passes attempted, particularly beyond three attempts.
One of the first episodes of our “Neuro Pathways” podcast features interventional neurologist Shazam Hussain, MD, on the latest in mechanical thrombectomy and other developments in stroke care.
Results from this 20-patient prospective study demonstrate safety and feasibility of mechanical thrombectomy for emergent large vessel occlusion with mild symptoms.
Complete blockage of a main cerebral artery leads to life-saving mechanical thrombectomy for a 7-year-old boy. He is now part of the Vasculopathy in Pediatric Stroke study II (VIPS II).
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As we image more patients with mild strokes early on to look for vascular issues, many are found to have large occlusions. Are they candidates for mechanical thrombectomy? New research aims to find out.
Dr. Shazam Hussain recaps five developments at the 2018 International Stroke Conference that will shape cerebrovascular care for years to come.