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Endovascular Recanalization in Acute Stroke 

Endovascular Recanalization in Acute Stroke
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Endovascular Recanalization in Acute Stroke
Author(s):

Eelco F. M Wijdicks

and Alejandro A Rabinstein

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199843626.003.0007
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date: 18 October 2019

Major hemispheric stroke from large intracranial vessel occlusion may not respond to intravenous thrombolysis and may require a more aggressive endovascular approach. How to make that determination using CT angiogram and CT perfusion is discussed. This chapter mentions currently used mechanical clot disruption devices and what they can achieve.

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