We Call It: Better Grip On The Clot
Updated: Mar 6, 2022
IN-PRACTICE: Learn how Dr. Guy Raphaeli MD. at Rabin Medical Center in Israel, successfully opened this M1 occlusion and retrieved this challenging, black looking clot:
“Impressive to see how the clot was engaged and trapped by the #TIGER between its struts. In addition, the combination of different sizes of Tiger (#Tiger and #Tiger17), according to the occlusion site and the size of the involved segment, enables safe and efficient retrieval of the clot”
We call it:
73/M Severe generalized vasculopathy - CABG, PVD, active heavy smoker, HTN.
1st pass M1 - #Tigertriever + Ace 68 - mTICI 2a
2nd pass M2 - #Tigertriever17 + Ace 68 - mTICI 3