J Clin Med 2021 Jul 20;10(14). Epub 2021 Jul 20.
Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine Ruhr-University Bochum, Knappschaftskrankenhaus, Bochum-Langendreer, 44892 Bochum, Germany.
Background: Concomitant acute ischemic stroke (AIS) caused by large vessel occlusion (LVO), and acute upper extremity arterial occlusion causing upper limb ischemia (ULI) is a rarely observed coincidence. The first-line treatment for AIS is mechanical thrombectomy (MT), with or without additional intravenous thrombolysis, while there are different pharmacological, surgical and endovascular treatment options for an acute occlusion of the UL arteries. Here, we describe the practicability, efficacy and safety of neurointerventional devices and techniques for MT of upper extremity arterial occlusions. Read More