American Heart Association

Stent retrievers are a game-changer for severe strokes

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: This is one in a 10-part series of the top medical research advances of 2016 as determined by the American Heart Association.

By 2015, stroke experts were starting to agree on the benefits of using tiny, cage-like stent retrievers to remove clots from large vessels […]

Stent retrievers revolutionize treatment for severe strokes

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: This is one in a 10-part series of the top medical research advances as determined by American Heart Association volunteer and staff leaders.

How the most disabling strokes are treated is undergoing the biggest transformation in decades after research this year showed dramatic benefits […]