Endovascular therapy for cardiac catheterization associated strokes Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Aleu, Aitziber; Hussain, Muhammad V; Lin, Ridwan; Gupta, Rishi; Jankowitz, Brian T; Vora, Nir A; Jumaa, Mouh A; Zaidi, Syed F; Anderson, William D; Horowitz, Michael B; Jovin, Tudor


  • Stroke is one of the most feared complications after cardiac catheterization. Endovascular treatment combining mechanical and pharmacological therapy has been reported as an effective treatment option in selected patients with acute stroke due to large-vessel occlusion. Little is known about safety and clinical outcome when this approach is utilized in cardiac catheterization associated strokes.

publication date

  • 2011

start page

  • 247

end page

  • 50


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