Thrombectomy for Stroke: 5 Important Facts

March 6, 2018

Dr. Wilner discusses 5 key points from a recent study on thrombectomy 6 to 16 hours after stroke.

In this narrated slide show, neurologist Andrew Wilner reviews and summarizes 5 key points of the DEFUSE-3 study, entitled "Thrombectomy for Stroke at 6-16 Hours With Selection by Perfusion Imaging," published in February 2018 in The New England Journal of Medicine. 1

Reference

1. Albers GW, Marks MP, Kemp S, et al. Thrombectomy for Stroke at 6 to 16 Hours with Selection by Perfusion Imaging. N Eng J Med. 2018;378:708-718.