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Arterial thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy 

Arterial thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy
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Arterial thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy
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10.1093/med/9780199547722.003.0006
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date: 16 February 2019

Thrombo-aspiration 110

Indication for arterial thrombolysis (AT) or mechanical thrombectomy (AMT) 111

Contraindications to arterial thrombolysis 112

Technique 114

Thrombolytic agents 116

Monitoring during infusion 118

Percutaneous arterial mechanical thrombectomy 120

Complications of arterial thrombectomy 122

It is often possible in relatively acute thrombosis to aspirate a clot using a large sheath or guiding catheter. Aspiration is done using a guiding catheter, i.e. 5F for infra-popliteal or 6–8F for SFA and larger vessels (...

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