In recent years, stroke diagnoses have increased in pediatric patients on ECMO, according to a new Cleveland Clinic-led study. Hany Aly, MD, Chair of Neonatology and author of the study, explains.
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).
Better understanding of recurrence risk in pediatric arterial ischemic stroke is the focus of the ongoing VIPS II study. How and why arteriopathy swells that risk is a leading question.