neurology
Stroke

Real-world data a red flag for mechanical thrombectomy in the elderly

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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