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Thrombectomy within 8 hours after symptom onset in ischemic stroke

Author
Jovin, T.; Chamorro, Á.; Cobo, E.; de Miquel, A.; Molina, C.; Rovira, A.; San Román, L.; Serena, J.; Abilleira, S.; Ribó, M.; Millán, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
New England journal of medicine
Date of publication
2015-04-17
Volume
372
Number
June
First page
2296
Last page
2306
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1503780 Open in new window
Project funding
Grup de Recerca en Bioestadística i Bioinformàtica (GRBIO)
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/84030 Open in new window
URL
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1503780 Open in new window
Abstract
BACKGROUND: We aimed to assess the safety and efficacy of thrombectomy for the treatment of stroke in a trial embedded within a population-based stroke reperfusion registry. METHODS: During a 2-year period at four centers in Catalonia, Spain, we randomly assigned 206 patients who could be treated within 8 hours after the onset of symptoms of acute ischemic stroke to receive either medical therapy (including intravenous alteplase when eligible) and endovascular therapy with the Solitaire stent r...
Citation
Jovin, T., Chamorro, Á., Cobo, E. Thrombectomy within 8 hours after symptom onset in ischemic stroke. "New England journal of medicine", 11 Juny 2015, vol. 372, núm. June, p. 2296-2306.
Keywords
ALTEPLASE, ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY, OUTCOMES, TRIALS
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

Participants

  • Jovin, Tudor G.  (author)
  • Chamorro, Ángel  (author)
  • Cobo Valeri, Erik  (author)
  • de Miquel, Maria Angeles  (author)
  • Molina, Carlos A.  (author)
  • Rovira, Alex  (author)
  • San Román, L.  (author)
  • Serena, Joaquin  (author)
  • Abilleira, Sonia  (author)
  • Ribó, Marc  (author)
  • Millán Torné, Mònica  (author)

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