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Ischemic Stroke

Prevention and Treatment

Ischemic Stroke Prevention:

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) work-up

Cervical carotid and vertebral artery stenting

Intracranial angioplasty and stenting for atherosclerotic disease

Balloon test occlusion (BTO) of the cervical vessels

Ischemic Stroke Treatment:

Thromboectomy “treatment of acute brain infarction” (see video below)

Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment: Thrombectomy
This short video shows clot removal technology designed to restore blood flow in the neurovasculature by removing thrombus in patients experiencing ischemic stroke. Video courtesy of Stryker.