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Mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke: The road thus far.
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PMID:  22954975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Early restoration of flow to perfuse the salvageable brain tissue in acute ischemic stroke significantly reduces mortality and morbidity. Recanalization of large vessel occlusions has not been more than 10-20% with intravenous thrombolysis. Use of mechanical devices in acute ischemic stroke has shown promise in greater recanalization rates and hopefully will yield more optimal stroke outcomes. The results of the recent trials appear promising as the devices continue to evolve, become more operator friendly, and patient outcomes improve.
M Vasanth Padma Srivastva
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology India     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0028-3886     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol India     Publication Date:    2012 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042005     Medline TA:  Neurol India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  395-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.
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