Recent advances in the management of acute ischemic stroke

Shyam Prabhakaran*, Philip Chang

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

In recent years, several landmark trials have transformed acute ischemic stroke care. The most dramatic results from the field of acute endovascular intervention demonstrate unequivocal benefit for a select group of patients with moderate to severe deficits presenting within 7 hours from onset and with occlusions of proximal arteries in the anterior circulation. In addition, technological advances and workflow efficiencies have facilitated more rapid delivery of acute stroke interventions. This review provides an overview of recent advances in the management of acute ischemic stroke.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number484
JournalF1000Research
Volume6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Endovascular Therapy
  • Ischemia
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Malignant Stroke
  • Mobile Stroke Unit
  • Stroke
  • TeleStroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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