As the treatment of stroke is becoming more and more an important issue in the medical field, there is a need for more specialists to know mechanical thrombectomy particularly in Asia, and therefore a greater need for training. Umair Rashid Chaudhry from Pakistan shares his views on this very important matter.
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Mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke with occlusion of the M2 segment of the middle cerebral artery: a meta-analysis
Thrombectomy 6 to 24 hours after stroke : the DAWN trial
Predictive value of computed tomography angiography-determined occlusion type in stent retriever thrombectomy