Endovascular thrombectomy for patients with ischemic stroke : a review of guidelines

The purpose of this review is to evaluate the guidelines for endovascular thrombectomy for patients who have had ischemic stroke. A previous Summary with Critical Appraisal was conducted in 2015 reviewed endovascular therapy (EVT). The report found that the incidence of favourable outcomes was highe...

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Main Authors: Seal, Kelsey, Campbell, Kaitryn (Author)
Corporate Authors: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Rapid Response Service
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa CADTH 2018, June 11, 2018
Edition:Version: 1.0
Series:CADTH rapid response report: summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The purpose of this review is to evaluate the guidelines for endovascular thrombectomy for patients who have had ischemic stroke. A previous Summary with Critical Appraisal was conducted in 2015 reviewed endovascular therapy (EVT). The report found that the incidence of favourable outcomes was higher in patients treated with EVT compared with patients treated with a comparator. As the clinical effectiveness of EVT has been well established, guidelines regarding patients selection and optimal treatment regime for EVT can be useful for clinicians and patients who are involved with this treatment
Physical Description:1 PDF file (14 pages)