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The efficacy of endovascular thrombectomy for ischemic stroke secondary to occlusion of the proximal anterior circulation in diverse populations is uncertain. A meta-analysis of five studies with a primary outcome of reduced disability has indicated that endovascular therapy is of benefit to most patients irrespective of patient characteristics or geographical location.
Study reports the findings of a randomized clinical trial and current guidelines, which recommend vena caval filter use only in patients who cannot receive anticoagulation treatment.
Thrombectomy by rheolytic and aspiration systems can be safe and efficient for children, when keeping in mind their need for smaller catheter sizes and shorter application times, according to a small, single-center study. Thrombectomy was successful in 86% of children.
Nicole LouReporter, MedPage Today/CRTonline.org
Nicole Lou Reporter, MedPage Today/CRTonline.org
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