neurology
Stroke

Australia’s direct to angiography approach saves time, improves stroke outcomes

For patients with large vessel occlusion (LVO) a direct to angiography (DTA) treatment approach without repeated imaging leads to reduced time to endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) and better functional and safety outcomes compared to patients who underwent repeat imaging on transfer, a US study shows. The approach saved around 26 minutes overall from EVT centre arrival ...

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