Neurology Today. 16(20):1,22,23-23, October 20, 2016
A meta-analysis of 5 trials found that the procedure was more effective for stroke, the sooner it was performed, but remained effective up to 7.3 hours after symptom onset – significantly longer than the current guideline window of 6 hours. Neurology Today Editor-in-chief Steven P. Ringel, MD, FAAN, and Associate Editor Robert Holloway, MD, MPH, FAAN, discuss what the findings mean for stroke treatment and minimizing time to reperfusion.
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