Acute Cerebrovascular Conditions · US Guidelines

AHA/ASA Guidelines on Ischemic Stroke

Published in 2015: American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Focused Update of the 2013 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Regarding Endovascular Treatment. Available here.

It acknowledges that a stronger recommendation for the use of endovascular thrombectomy can now be made. This is based on a number of studies suggesting benefit with these treatment modalities over standard care with thrombolytics.

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