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A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of endovascular thrombectomy compared with best medical treatment for acute ischemic stroke

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Background Acute ischemic strokes involving occlusion of large vessels usually recanalize poorly following treatment with intravenous thrombolysis. Recent studies have shown higher recanalization and higher good outcome rates with endovascular therapy compared with best medical management alone. A systematic review and meta-analysis investigating the benefits of all randomized controlled trials of endovascular thrombectomy where at least 25% of patients were treated with a...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/ijs.12618

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, RDM
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, RDM
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Sutherland, BA
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De Luca, GC
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Wiley Publisher's website
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International Journal of Stroke Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
8
Pages:
1168-1178
Publication date:
2015-08-26
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1747-4949
ISSN:
1747-4930
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uuid:c5b237fc-c1d8-4b29-b02d-06fbc0640b7a
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571117
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pubs:571117

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