Challenges and opportunities of Endovascular Stroke Therapy

In light of the results of the recent trials comparing endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke compared to the previous standard of care, endovascular treatment is now the new standard for patients with acute ischemic stroke due to proximal vessel occlusion. This is probably the greatest advancement in stroke treatment in two decades. However, these results in addition to creating great opportunities for better outcomes for stroke patients and for future research, have also brought with it new challenges. In this article, we present the key results of the trials, and future challenges and opportunities.

via Annals of Neurology – Wiley Online Library.


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