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Thrombectomy vs. Systemic Thrombolysis in Acute Embolic Stroke with High Clot Burden: A Retrospective Analysis.

Authors
  • Meyne, J K
  • Zimmermann, P R
  • Rohr, A
  • Riedel, C
  • Hansen, H C
  • Pulkowski, U
  • Thie, A
  • Holst, T
  • Papengut, F
  • Stingele, R
  • Schepelmann, K
  • Jansen, O
  • Deuschl, G
  • Binder, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
RöFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2015
Volume
187
Issue
7
Pages
555–560
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1399222
PMID: 25831469
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

• Clot length of ≥ 8 mm might be a valuable criterion for indicating neurothrombectomy. • Thrombolysis only in high clot burden is associated with poor clinical outcome. • Thrombectomy using the Trevo(®) stent retriever is safe and effective.

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