Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)

Super Expert Session 01

Education for stroke neurologists in neuroendovascular revascularization therapy of acute ischemic stroke

Tatsuro Takada, M.D.1)

1)Department of Strokology, Stroke Center, St. Marianna University Toyoko Hospital

Outcome of large cerebral artery occlusions in intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator failed and ineligible patients has been improved by Mechanical clot retrievers. The key words of revascularization therapies are improvement of reperfusion rate and shortening of reperfusion time. Stroke neurologists have to acquire skill of neuroendovascular therapy technique, because acute stroke patients are examined first by stroke neurologists. However acquisition of neuroendovascular skills are not easy for stroke neurologists. It is important that we establish the educational systems of neuroendovascular therapy for stroke neurologists.
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(CLINICA NEUROL, 54: 1207|1210, 2014)
key words: stroke neurologist, revascularization therapy, stent retriever, intravenous rt-PA

(Received: 23-May-14)