Safety and efficacy of mechanical embolectomy in acute ischemic stroke: Results of the MERCI trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Ischemia
  • Embolectomy
  • Reperfusion
  • Stroke
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombolytic Therapy

abstract

  • A novel endovascular embolectomy device can significantly restore vascular patency during acute ischemic stroke within 8 hours of stroke symptom onset and provides an alternative intervention for patients who are otherwise ineligible for thrombolytics.

publication date

  • July 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.STR.0000171066.25248.1d

PubMed ID

  • 15961709

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1432

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 36

number

  • 7