Thrombectomy transfers: the benchmark is now 60 minutes

Stroke teams in Victoria have shown that streamlining can halve the transfer times for patients in a primary stroke centre (PSC) to a comprehensive stroke centre (CSC) with mechanical thrombectomy services. By identifying and eliminating delays in management of patients presenting with acute ischaemic stroke from emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO), stroke specialists at Box ...

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