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Thrombectomy 6 to 24 Hours after Stroke with a Mismatch between Deficit and Infarct

The effect of endovascular thrombectomy that is performed more than 6 hours after the onset of ischemic stroke is uncertain. Patients with a clinical deficit that is disproportionately severe relative to the infarct volume may benefit from late thrombectomy.

To view the full study on The New England Journal of Medicine, click here.

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Erol Veznedaroglu,

MD, FACS, FAANS, FAHA