Literature Review

Safety and efficacy of mechanical thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke of anticoagulated patients


This paper analyses the results of 2 registries in France regarding patients with acute ischemic stroke and anticoagulation drugs intake.

They compared the results of mechanical thrombectomy (MT) alone in anticoagulated patients (AP) and MT alone or plus IV rtPA in non anticoagulated (NAP) patients in a cohort of 333 patients.