Outcomes of endovascular treatment for acute large-vessel ischaemic stroke more than 6 h after symptom onset.

@article{Motyer2017OutcomesOE,
  title={Outcomes of endovascular treatment for acute large-vessel ischaemic stroke more than 6 h after symptom onset.},
  author={Ronan Motyer and Hong Kuan Kok and Hamed Asadi and Alan O'Hare and Paul Brennan and Sarah Power and Seamus T Looby and Patrick J Nicholson and D Williams and Se{\'a}n Murphy and Michael D Hill and Mayank Goyal and John McManus and Patrick S. O'Brien and John Thornton},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={282 6},
  pages={537-545}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Benefit from endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) for large-vessel occlusion (LVO) acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) is well demonstrated. Furthermore, emerging evidence supports efficacy in appropriately selected patients treated beyond current recommendations of 6 h. We evaluated clinical outcomes in patients undergoing late EVT at our institution. METHODS Retrospective review of prospectively collected clinical database on 355 patients who underwent EVT for LVO AIS. Data… CONTINUE READING
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