Recommendations for Mechanical Thrombectomy in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke

A Clinical Guide by the Hellenic Stroke Organization

Abstract

This document presents the consensus recommendations of the Hellenic Stroke Organization which can be of assistance to the treating stroke physicians.

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We would like to thank Dr. Evangelia Vemmou and Dr. Ilias Nikolakopoulos for their editorial support.

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P. Papanagiotou: local principal investigator, SWIFT PRIME study; consultant services, Penumbra and Johnson&Johnson. T. Rizos received consulting fees, speakers fees and travel support from BMS Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bayer HealthCare and Daiichi Sankyo, outside the submitted work. G. Ntaios, V. Papavasileiou, K. Psychogios, M. Psychogios, A. Mpotsaris, K. Spengos, M. Gravanis, S. Vassilopoulou, C. Gkogkas, P. Zampakis, P. Zis, A. Karantanas, M. Karygiannis, G. Karydas, E. Korompoki, K. Makaritsis, K. Marmagkiolis, H. Milionis, D. Mitsikostas, D. Nikas, A. Plomaritoglou, M. Politi, N. Ptochis, C. Savopoulos, K. Takis, N. Tsamopoulos, D. Tsetis, A. Hatzidakis, A. Chatziioannou, A. Hatzitolios and K. Vemmos declare that they have no competing interests.

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This article is a translation of an article previously published in Heart Vessels & Brain (April–June 2017):28–35 (http://83.212.32.147/internalmedicine/images/Guidelines/HSO_EVT_Guidelines_HVS2017.pdf) with kind permission of the authors. The article was translated by Dr. Evangelia Vemmou and Dr. Ilias Nikolakopoulos.

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Papanagiotou, P., Ntaios, G., Papavasileiou, V. et al. Recommendations for Mechanical Thrombectomy in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. Clin Neuroradiol 28, 145–151 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00062-017-0645-1

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Keywords

  • Acute stroke
  • Thrombectomy
  • Recommendations