Stroke 2021 Mar 4;52(3):1022-1029. Epub 2021 Feb 4.
Department of Neurology (V.L.-R., S.S.-M., R.A., S.I.S., A.L.C., Y.J.A., G.S., T.-C.W., L.D.M., S.A.S.), UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX.
Background And Purpose: The optimal endovascular stroke therapy (EVT) care delivery structure is unknown. Here, we present our experience in creating an integrated stroke system (ISS) to expand EVT availability throughout our region while maintaining hospital and physician quality standards.
Methods: We identified all consecutive patients with large vessel occlusion acute ischemic stroke treated with EVT from January 2014 to February 2019 in our health care system. Read More