Drip, ship, and retrieve: cooperative recanalization therapy in acute basilar artery occlusion.

@article{Pfefferkorn2010DripSA,
  title={Drip, ship, and retrieve: cooperative recanalization therapy in acute basilar artery occlusion.},
  author={Thomas Pfefferkorn and M Holtmannsp{\"o}tter and Caroline Bergstro Schmidt and Andreas Bender and Hanspeter Pfister and Andreas M. Straube and Thomas E. Mayer and H. Br{\"u}ckmann and Martin Dichgans and Gunther Fesl},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={
          722-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In acute basilar artery occlusion, intra-arterial thrombolysis or endovascular mechanical recanalization may result in higher recanalization rates than intravenous thrombolysis. However, many patients are admitted to community hospitals, where endovascular therapy is usually not readily available. We initiated a "drip, ship, and retrieve" cooperative treatment protocol in 2006, in which thrombolysis was initiated in the community hospital with simultaneous referral to our… CONTINUE READING

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