Embolectomy

Known as: Embolectomies 
Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material which has been transported from a distant vessel by the bloodstream. Removal of a clot at… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Whether brain imaging can identify patients who are most likely to benefit from therapies for acute ischemic stroke… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To describe the safety and effectiveness of a self-expanding and fully retrievable stent (Solitaire AB… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Endovascular mechanical thrombectomy may be used during acute ischemic stroke due to large vessel… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Massive pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening condition with a high early mortality rate due to acute right ventricular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved treatment for acute ischemic stroke is tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To report the result of the Mechanical Embolus Removal in Cerebral Ischemia (MERCI) 1 study, a phase 1… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Acute pulmonary embolism confers a high mortality rate despite advances in diagnosis and therapy. Thrombolysis is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The use of thrombolytic agents in the treatment of hemodynamically stable patients with acute submassive pulmonary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The presence of right heart thromboemboli complicating pulmonary thromboemboli carries with it an increased mortality… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
During the period from 1961 to 1981, 40 pulmonary embolectomies were performed in 39 patients who were in extremis at the time of… (More)
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