Mechanical thrombectomy in tandem occlusion: procedural considerations and clinical results

@article{Lockau2014MechanicalTI,
  title={Mechanical thrombectomy in tandem occlusion: procedural considerations and clinical results},
  author={H Lockau and Thomas Liebig and Troy Henning and Volker Neuschmelting and Henning R Stetefeld and C Kabbasch and F Dorn},
  journal={Neuroradiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={57},
  pages={589-598}
}
Acute tandem occlusions of the cervical and distal internal carotid artery (ICA) or middle cerebral artery (MCA) are associated with major stroke with intravenous (i.v.) thrombolysis alone in approximately 90 % of patients. The data on endovascular management of tandem occlusions is still limited. The purpose of this study was to review technical aspects and the current state of the literature on acute ICA stenting in combination with stent retriever-based intracranial thrombectomy. We… CONTINUE READING

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