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Neuroendovascular rescue. Nonthrombolytic approach to acute brain ischemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10569120     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The field of neuroendovascular therapy is rapidly growing. New technology and operators' expertise is developing at a pace that will make this discipline progressively more available and successful. For the intensive care of patients who have acute brain ischemia, new techniques of recanalizing occluded arteries are progressively being introduced. Thus, the concept of neuroendovascular rescue has gone beyond the use of thrombolytic drugs, expanding our capability to restore flow to ischemic brain tissue after prolonged therapeutic windows. It is important for the interventionalist and the intensivist to work closely together to guarantee the most favorable outcome possible.
Authors:
C R Gomez; V R Wadlington; J B Terry; R Tulyapronchote
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care clinics     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0749-0704     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care Clin     Publication Date:  1999 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-28     Completed Date:  1999-12-28     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507720     Medline TA:  Crit Care Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  755-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angioplasty, Balloon
Brain Ischemia / therapy*
Cerebral Angiography
Critical Care / methods*
Embolization, Therapeutic
Humans
Stents
Thrombolytic Therapy

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