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

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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

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  • 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