Thrombectomy

Known as: Thrombectomies 
Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material from a blood vessel at the point of its formation. Removal of a clot arising from a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND In 2015, five randomised trials showed efficacy of endovascular thrombectomy over standard medical care in patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Among patients with acute ischemic stroke due to occlusions in the proximal anterior intracranial circulation, less… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND We aimed to assess the safety and efficacy of thrombectomy for the treatment of stroke in a trial embedded within a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Trials of endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke have produced variable results. We conducted this study to test… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Present mechanical devices are unable to achieve recanalisation in up to 20-40% of large vessel occlusion strokes. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Thrombus embolization during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The Solitaire Flow Restoration Device is a novel, self-expanding stent retriever designed to yield rapid flow… (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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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The MERCI (Mechanical Embolus Removal in Cerebral Ischemia) trial reported efficacy of the Merci Retriever for opening… (More)
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