Endovascular treatment for cerebral septic embolic stroke

Hadi D. Toeg*, Talal Al-Atassi, Navya Kalidindi, Daniela Iancu, Delara Zamani, Roberto Giaccone, Roy G. Masters

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Abstract

This case demonstrates an alternative approach to cerebral revascularization by performing both intravascular mechanical thrombectomy and local injection of thrombolytics that may reduce mortality, bleeding, and the diminished quality of life experienced by patients following an acute septic embolic stroke.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e375-e377
JournalJournal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Volume23
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Keywords

  • Infective endocarditis
  • endovascular therapy
  • stroke
  • thrombolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Toeg, H. D., Al-Atassi, T., Kalidindi, N., Iancu, D., Zamani, D., Giaccone, R., & Masters, R. G. (2014). Endovascular treatment for cerebral septic embolic stroke. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 23(5), e375-e377. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2013.12.014