Mechanical Thrombectomy in Elderly Stroke Patients with Mild-to-Moderate Baseline Disability Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Slawski, Diana E; Salahuddin, Hisham; Shawver, Julie; Kenmuir, Cynthia L; Tietjen, Gr E; Korsnack, Andrea; Zaidi, Syed F; Jumaa, Mouh A


  • The number of elderly patients suffering from ischemic stroke is rising. Randomized trials of mechanical thrombectomy (MT) generally exclude patients over the age of 80 years with baseline disability. The aim of this study was to understand the efficacy and safety of MT in elderly patients, many of whom may have baseline impairment.

publication date

  • 2018

published in

start page

  • 246

end page

  • 255


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