Basilar Artery Thrombosis in a Child Treated With Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Endovascular Mechanical Thrombectomy.

@article{Fink2013BasilarAT,
  title={Basilar Artery Thrombosis in a Child Treated With Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Endovascular Mechanical Thrombectomy.},
  author={Jakob Fink and Laura Sonnenborg and Line Sofie Lunde Larsen and A. Peter Born and M Holtmannsp{\"o}tter and Daniel Kondziella},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={1521-1526}
}
Basilar artery occlusion in children is rare. It has a high mortality and morbidity if recanalization is not achieved before extensive brainstem infarction has occurred. An 11-year-old boy presented with a clinical and radiological "top-of-the-basilar" syndrome. Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator was administered, and the patient was immediately referred to the regional stroke center. Subsequent mechanical thrombectomy using a Solitaire stent (Solitaire FR stent; ev3, Irvine, CA, USA… CONTINUE READING
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