Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)


Endovascular therapy for acute stroke-An important role of neurologists-

Kenji Sugiu, M.D., Ph.D.1)

1)Department of Neurological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine

Previous randomized clinical trials have revealed significant benefit of the endovascular thrombectomy for the patients with acute ischemic stroke. In this short communication, I would like to introduce the history of endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke in Japan, and give a positive message to the neurologists who might contribute to the treatment for acute ischemic stroke.
Full Text of this Article in Japanese PDF (328K)

(CLINICA NEUROL, 59: 173|176, 2019)
key words: thrombectomy, stent, Evidence-Based Medicine, t-PA

(Received: 5-Dec-18)