Expanding the treatment window with mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke

@article{Layton2006ExpandingTT,
  title={Expanding the treatment window with mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke},
  author={Kennith F. Layton and James B. White and H J Cloft and David F. Kallmes and Edward Michael Manno},
  journal={Neuroradiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={48},
  pages={402-404}
}
Acute ischemic stroke is a common disease associated with high mortality and significant long-term disability. Treatment options for acute ischemic stroke continue to evolve and include pharmaceutical and mechanical therapies. With the recent US Food and Drug Administration approval of a new device for mechanical thrombectomy, the options available for treatment of acute ischemic stroke have been expanded. Thrombolytic therapy is generally given intravenously in the first 3 h and up to 6 h via… CONTINUE READING

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