Outcome After Thrombectomy and Intravenous Thrombolysis in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Prospective Observational Study.

Authors: Minnerup J, Wersching H, Teuber A, Wellmann J, Eyding J, Weber R, Reimann G, Weber W, Krause LU, Kurth T, Berger K; REVASK Investigators.

In patients with ischemic stroke, randomized trials showed a better functional outcome after endovascular therapy with new-generation thrombectomy devices compared with medical treatment, including intravenous thrombolysis. However, effects on mortality and the generalizability of results to routine clinical practice are uncertain.

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Sonja Schmidt