Intra-arterial treatment of acute ischemic stroke: The continued evolution topical collection on cerebrovascular disease and stroke

Alex Y. Lu, Sameer A. Ansari, Karin V. Nyström, Eyiyemisi C. Damisah, Hardik P. Amin, Charles C. Matouk, Rashmi D. Pashankar, Ketan R. Bulsara

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Abstract

Opinion statement: The devastation caused by acute ischemic strokes is evident in every intensive care unit across the world. Although there is no doubt that progress has been made in treatment, it has been slow to come. With the emergence of new technologies in imaging, thrombolysis and endovascular intervention, the treatment modalities of acute ischemic stroke will enter a new era. In this review, we present the concept of the seven evolutionary phases in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke to date.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number281
JournalCurrent Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2014

Keywords

  • Ischemia
  • Neuroprotection
  • Recanalization
  • Salvageable tissue
  • Thrombolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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