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Standards of Practice in Acute Ischemic Stroke Intervention International Recommendations

Laurent Pierot, Mahesh Jarayaman, Istvan Szikora, Joshua Hirsch, Blaise Baxter, Shigeru Miyachi, Jeyaledchumy Mahadevan, Winston Chong, Peter J Mitchell, Alan Coulthard, Howard A Rowley, Pina C Sanelli, Donatella Tampieri, Patrick Brouwer, Jens Fiehler, Naci Kocer, Pedro Vilela, Alex Rovira, Urs Fischer, Valeria Caso Show all

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2019

Abstract

After five positive randomized controlled trials showed benefit of mechanical thrombectomy in the management of acute ischemic stroke with emergent large-vessel occlusion, a multi-society meeting was organized during the 17th Congress of the World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology in October 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. This multi-society meeting was dedicated to establish standards of practice in acute ischemic stroke intervention aiming for a consensus on the minimum requirements for centers providing such treatment. In an ideal situation, all patients would be treated at a center offering a full spectrum of neuroendovascular care (a level 1 center). However, for ge..

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