Tag: endovascular therapy

1. In a retrospective study of 25 patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) treated with endovascular interventions, the decrease in liver stiffness (LS) observed on transient elastography (TE) corresponded with the resolution of ascites and improved liver function. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average)        Study Rundown: BCS is a condition characterized by hepatic...
1. Patients with acute ischemic stroke presenting with proximal vessel occlusion, adequate collateral circulation, and small infarct size who received rapid endovascular treatment had significantly improved 90-day functional outcomes and reduced mortality when compared to those who received intravenous alteplase alone. Evidence Rating: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Patients with acute ischemic...
1. A meta-analysis of prospective randomized control trials of endovascular therapies for ischemic stroke demonstrated that endovascular therapies, when compared to standard medical management alone, improved patient outcomes at 90 days after intervention. 2. The demonstrated improvement of endovascular therapy over medical management was greatest among patients who had...