Risk factors

Emerging role for thrombectomy in acute stroke

Endovascular clot retrieval is emerging as the new standard of care for large-vessel ischaemic stroke, according to Associate Professor Bruce Campbell, head of hyperacute stroke treatment at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. “Acute ischaemic stroke is responsible for around 80% of all strokes and is a leading cause of disability and death globally…The lifetime risk for ...

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