Single-center experience of cerebral artery thrombectomy using the TREVO device in 60 patients with acute ischemic stroke.

@article{Romn2012SinglecenterEO,
  title={Single-center experience of cerebral artery thrombectomy using the TREVO device in 60 patients with acute ischemic stroke.},
  author={L San Rom{\'a}n and V{\'i}ctor Obach and Jordi Blasco and Juan Miguel Macho and Antonio L{\'o}pez and Xabier N Urra and Alejandro Tomasello and Alvaro Cervera and S. N{\'u}{\~n}ez Amaro and Joan Perandreu and Jordi Branera and Sebasti{\'a}n Capurro and Laura Oleaga and {\'A}ngel Chamorro},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1657-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We sought to explore the safety and efficacy of the new TREVO stent-like retriever in consecutive patients with acute stroke. METHODS We conducted a prospective, single-center study of 60 patients (mean age, 71.3 years; male 47%) with stroke lasting <8 hours in the anterior circulation (n=54) or <12 hours in the vertebrobasilar circulation (n=6) treated if CT perfusion/CT angiography confirmed a large artery occlusion, ruled out a malignant profile, or showed target… CONTINUE READING