Search Tag: Interventional Radiologists

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#SIR2019: Innovative training helps IR's save stroke patient lives

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Interventional radiologists may be key to expanding access to timely thrombectomies AUSTIN, TEXAS —Training interventional radiologists to perform endovascular  thrombectomies results in positive outcomes for patients experiencing stroke, according to a study presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology... Read more

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Interventional Radiologists and Endovascular Stroke Therapy

2017 01 Aug

Effective endovascular therapy (EVT) for acute ischaemic stroke requires a rapid multidisciplinary response with technically successful revascularisation and few complications. Overall EVT times can be delayed by transfer of these patients to endovascular-capable hospitals, potentially leading to worse outcomes. Thus, increasing the local availability... Read more