Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2021 Nov-Dec;24(6):885-890. Epub 2021 Aug 30.
Interventional Neurology and Stroke, Narayana Institute of Neurosciences, NH Health City, Bommasandra, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
Context: Recanalization failure rate in mechanical thrombectomy (MT) for large vessel occlusions is up to 30%. Outcome greatly depends on recanalization success and, thus, there is an urgent need to adopt new strategies to improve recanalization.
Aims: To report on the feasibility, safety, and outcome of rescue strategies (stenting and/or angioplasty) in cases of failed MT for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) in anterior circulation. Read More