4. Endovascular Approaches to Acute Stroke

  1. David M. Greer MD, MA
  1. Raul G. Nogueira MD,
  2. Guilherme C. Dabus MD,
  3. Joshua A. Hirsch MD and
  4. Lee H. Schwamm MD

Published Online: 29 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470183397.ch4

Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence-based Approach

Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence-based Approach

How to Cite

Nogueira, R. G., Dabus, G. C., Hirsch, J. A. and Schwamm, L. H. (2007) Endovascular Approaches to Acute Stroke, in Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence-based Approach (ed D. M. Greer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470183397.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Author Information

  1. Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470068076

Online ISBN: 9780470183397

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Keywords:

  • acute stroke - endovascular approaches;
  • chemical thrombolysis;
  • mechanical thrombolysis or “thromborrhexis” or “thrombectomy”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis Trials

  • Initial Assessment

  • Chemical Thrombolysis

  • Intra-Arterial Mechanical Treatment of Stroke

  • Conclusion

  • References