Refractory occlusion to stentriever thrombectomy: Etiological considerations and suggested solutions

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Abstract

While a stentriever thrombectomy is 70-75% successful in achieving recanalization (modified thrombolysis in cerebral ischemia [mTICI] 2b-3) of an anterior circulation intracranial large artery occlusion (ILAO), 25-30% of ILAOs remain refractory to a stentriever thrombectomy [1, 2]. The etiology of an acute ILAO can play a key role in the response to a stentriever; plus certain complications, such as inadvertent detachment, the stentriever getting stuck, and repeated reocclusion, have also been reported in relation to stroke etiology [3-8]. Therefore, this chapter discusses the pathomechanism of refractoriness to a stentriever, along with suggested solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAcute Ischemic Stroke
Subtitle of host publicationMedical, Endovascular, and Surgical Techniques
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Pages213-226
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9789811009655
ISBN (Print)9789811009648
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1

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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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