Benefits of patients going directly to specialist thrombectomy centre investigated
Almost 20 per cent of patients who had a thrombectomy achieved functional independence, compared to seven per cent for medical treatment only
“The current resource crisis should lead to thrombectomy being prioritised, not cut.”
“There is tens of thousands of people in this country needlessly suffering lifelong disability, or dying prematurely, because this treatment isn’t available to everybody."
Treatment of stroke with mechanical thrombectomy reduced post-stroke disability in nearly half of all patients in a new real-world study. Patients suffering from an ischemic stroke...