Brief History of Endovascular Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment.

@article{Smith2016BriefHO,
  title={Brief History of Endovascular Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment.},
  author={Wade S. Smith and Antony J Furlan},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2016},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={e23-6}
}
T he natural history of large-vessel extracranial and intra-cranial arterial occlusion has played a major role in the evolution of endovascular stroke therapy. Basilar artery occlu-sion was felt to have the worst prognosis, and this drove Zeumer et al 1 to first perform basilar thrombolysis via catheter and report excellent outcomes based on historical… CONTINUE READING