Update on Thrombectomy

A special issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine (ISSN 2077-0383). This special issue belongs to the section "Clinical Neurology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 27 June 2024 | Viewed by 119

Special Issue Editor

Director of the Chair of Interventional Neuroradiology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela University, A Coruña, Spain
Interests: hemorrhagic stroke; ischemic stroke; brain aneurysms; thrombectomy; flow diverters

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) has been validated in several randomized controlled trials in recent years for its efficacy in the treatment of acute ischemic strokes (AIS). It is now the standard of care according to international guidelines (level 1 class A evidence).

Since 2015, there have been significant advances in establishing and widening the criteria for treatment. However, in about 20% of EVT procedures, recanalization is not achieved, and over 50% of patients who undergo EVT still do not have good functional outcomes.

This Special Issue aims to summarize the current evidence base and the latest advances with interest in recanalization treatments for acute ischemic stroke. It focuses on improving thrombectomy techniques, including the development of new technologies and new systems as well as the expansion of their indications to distal arteries and posterior territory.

Prof. Dr. José Manuel Pumar
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • first pass recanalization
  • thrombectomy distal arteries
  • thrombectomy posterior territory
  • direct aspiration vs. stent retriever
  • combined techniques
  • cyclical aspiration
  • rescue stenting

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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