Title

The Advanced Reperfusion Era: Implications for Emergency Systems of Ischemic Stroke Care.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-1-2017

Publication Title

Annals of emergency medicine

Abstract

Large vessel ischemic stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Recent advances in endovascular stroke treatment are changing the treatment paradigm for these patients. This concepts article summarizes the time-dependent nature of stroke care and evaluates the recent advancements in endovascular treatment. These advancements have significant implications for out-of-hospital, hospital, and regional systems of stroke care. Emergency medicine clinicians have a central role in implementing these systems that will ensure timely treatment of patients and selection of those who may benefit from endovascular care.

Medical Subject Headings

Blood Vessel Prosthesis; Emergency Service, Hospital; Endovascular Procedures; Fibrinolytic Agents; Humans; Stents; Stroke; Thrombolytic Therapy

PubMed ID

27600649

Volume

69

Issue

2

First Page

192

Last Page

201

Share

COinS