Endovascular treatment in acute ischemic stroke: What has changed over the last one year? Akut İskemik İnmede Endovasküler Tedavi: Son Bir Yilda Ne Deǧişti?

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Bektaş H., Çabalar M., TOPÇUOĞLU M. A., ARSAVA E. M.

Turk Beyin Damar Hastaliklar Dergisi, vol.22, no.1, pp.1-8, 2016 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tbdhd.2016.24085
  • Journal Name: Turk Beyin Damar Hastaliklar Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-8
  • Keywords: Acute Ischemic stroke, Endovascular treatment, Intravenous thrombolysis, Randomized clinical trial, Thrombectomy
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Copyright © 2012 TBDHD.Despite the absence of sufficent data from randomised controlled trials, endovascular treatment has always been considered as a therapeutic option in the setting of acute ischemic stroke. Our knowledge regarding in this field has dramatically expanded over the last three years. Following the initial dissapointing and negative trials, the subsequent positive results observed in a series of studies has consolidated the role of endovascular treatment in patients with acute ischemic stroke. In this review we will comment on the recent developments in the field of endovascular treatment and discuss the messages that underlie the controversial findings observed in these trials.