News : 2015 : July

Dileep R. Yavagal, M.D.

New Guidelines Issued for Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued updated guidelines for the emergency treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke, recommending endovascular treatment using small mechanical devices known as stent retrievers that grab and allow removal of large clots from a blocked artery in the brain.

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