Just came back from the First International Distal Thrombectomy Summit. The meeting was led by Prof. Jeff Saver, Prof. René Chapot & Dr. Rishi Gupta and included super interesting presentations and discussions of more than 30 international participants. The meeting discussed neurological aspects, imaging and treatment options for MVOs (Medium Vessel Occlusions) and concluded with various next steps. Treatment of MVOs is the future of neuro-thrombectomy. More details will foll
Exciting Tigertriever 13 case presented @LINNC 2019 Paris: Mechanical thrombectomy in distal MCA occlusion. Performed by Dr. Sarah Zimmer and Dr. Sebastian Fischer, University Hospital Bochum, Germany. Dr. Sarah Zimmer from Germany discusses the case of a 88-year-old male patient, presenting with aphasia, right-sided hemiparesis and a NIHSS of 8 on admission.CT scan detected a small occlusion in the distal MCA. What was the chosen course of treatment? Watch now and find out!