cardiology
Vascular disease

Red flag for mechanical thrombectomy in elderly stroke patients

Mechanical thrombectomy is associated with poor outcomes in elderly patients with ischaemic stroke (IS) and large vessel occlusion (LVO), a study has found. New findings from a Dutch registry suggest that the good functional outcomes seen with mechanical thrombectomy in randomised controlled trials may not extend to people over the age of 80 in a ...

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