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2015 AHA/ASA Focused Update Of The 2013 Guidelines For The Early Management Of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Regarding Endovascular Treatment



2015 AHA/ASA Focused Update of the 2013 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Regarding Endovascular Treatment

  • This update to the 2013 AIS Guideline provides an update to the management is ischemic stroke for endovascular treatment.
  • The AHA/ASA recommends, in addition to IV rtPA, endovascular treatment with stent retrievers in persons with a large cerebral artery occlusion (M1).
  • Key recommendations are made regarding the use of IV rtPA, endovascular treatment with stent retrievers, imaging and systems of care.
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Posted by Kelly Kozakowski on Jul 20, 2015 1:34 PM America/Chicago

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How does one access the slides for the 2015 EVT article?
  • Posted Sun 05 Jul 2015 09:02 AM CDT
Slide set link is not working
  • Posted Tue 07 Jul 2015 01:56 PM CDT
Sorry about that. The correct link is http://my.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahamah-public/@wcm/@sop/@smd/documents/downloadable/ucm_475275.pdf.
  • Posted Thu 09 Jul 2015 11:11 AM CDT

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