Intracerebral Interventions for Acute Ischemic Stroke

  • Muneer Eesa
  • Randall T. Higashida
  • Philip M. Meyers


Two main etiologies of stroke: ischemic vs. hemorrhagic About 85% of strokes are ischemic in nature Ischemic Etiologies include: Arterial thrombotic (i.e., in-situ clot) Embolic Hypoperfusion Venous Thrombotic Hemorrhagic stroke can be classified as: Intra-axial (i.e., intra-ventricular or intra-parenchymal bleed) Extra-axial (i.e., epidural, subdural, or sub-arachnoid bleed)


Acute Ischemic Stroke Oxygen Extraction Fraction Fibrinolytic Agent Interventional Neuroradiology Vascular Closure Device 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muneer Eesa
    • 1
  • Randall T. Higashida
    • 2
  • Philip M. Meyers
    • 1
  1. 1.Interventional NeuroradiologyColumbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York Presbyterian HospitalsNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Interventional NeuroradiologyUniversity of California – San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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