Mechanical Thrombectomy – Faster Than Ever

How a New Care Delivery Model can Help Optimize Stroke Patient Outcomes

Hildegard Kaulen |  17-02-2016

Professor Martin Bendszus and his team are reducing the transfer time between stroke diagnosis and mechanical thrombectomy. By combining a CT scanner with a mobile C-arm in a single room, they cut picture-to-puncture times to just 35 minutes for the first three patients.


Photos: Carsten Buell

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1published in May 2015 in the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery (doi:10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-011744).

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