Tag: evt

evt neuroprotection

LINNC 2021: ESCAPE-NEXT trial may bring “dream” of combining neuroprotection with...

At this year’s LINNC Paris Course (14–16 September, Paris, France and virtual), audiences heard that the ESCAPE-NEXT trial (sponsored by NoNO Inc.), which has already started enrolling...
flying intervention teams stroke

Flying intervention teams lead to higher EVT rates and reduced time...

Flying teams of interventionists directly to a primary stroke centre to perform endovascular therapy (EVT)—as opposed to waiting for the patient to be transferred...
basics evt trial

Benefits of EVT for basilar artery occlusion “cannot be excluded” following...

A randomised controlled trial (RCT) involving 300 patients found that functional outcomes among basilar artery occlusion stroke patients “did not differ significantly” with endovascular...
repeated clot retrieval stroke

Repeated clot retrieval attempts linked to poorer functional outcome in acute...

Repeated clot retrieval attempts are associated with an increased rate of emboli to new territory (ENT) and greater infarct growth—resulting in poorer functional outcomes...
basilar artery occlusion treatments

Thrombolysis versus thrombectomy: Honours even between basilar occlusion treatments in CX...

Thrombolysis is considered as effective as mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of basilar artery occlusion (BAO)—despite existing evidence on both intervention options being limited....

Despite more stroke patients receiving EVT, racial disparities persist 

A late-breaking science presentation at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021 (17–19 March, online) reports that while the use of mechanical clot removal or...

No significant difference between IVT plus EVT compared with EVT alone  

A late-breaking abstract presented at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021 (17–19 March, virtual) reports results from the MR CLEAN-NO IV trial, which is...

New study reports no delay in EVT treatment during COVID-19 period

A study recently published in the BMJ reports no observed delay in the treatment of patients with intracranial occlusion with endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) during the...