State-of-the-art endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke.


Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the USA. An estimated 795,000 new or recurrent stroke events occur annually, mostly ischemic in nature. Arterial recanalization and subsequent reperfusion performed shortly after symptom onset can help to restore brain function in acute ischemic stroke (AIS). The only treatment currently approved by the United… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-09066-5_3