Endovascular reperfusion strategies for acute stroke

Papanagiotou, Panagiotis and White, Christopher J. (2016) Endovascular reperfusion strategies for acute stroke. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, 9 4: 307-317. doi:10.1016/j.jcin.2015.11.014


Author Papanagiotou, Panagiotis
White, Christopher J.
Title Endovascular reperfusion strategies for acute stroke
Journal name JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1876-7605
1936-8798
Publication date 2016-02-22
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/j.jcin.2015.11.014
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 9
Issue 4
Start page 307
End page 317
Total pages 11
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2017
Language eng
Abstract Stroke is the most common cause of permanent disability, the second most common cause of dementia, and the third most common cause of death in the Western world. About 10% to 20% of strokes are due to large-artery occlusions causing severe disabling strokes. Recently, 5 randomized controlled trials established mechanical thrombectomy in stroke treatment in patients with large-vessel occlusions. The current intra-arterial reperfusion therapies allow high recanalization rates, high rates of favorable clinical outcome, and low complication rates. This review discusses the results of recent randomized trials and describes the current state-of-the-art endovascular treatment in acute ischemic stroke.
Keyword Acute stroke
Aspiration
Penumbra
Recanalization
Stent-retriever
Thrombectomy
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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