Making Clot Angioplasty Safer in Hyperacute Stroke

Authors: Goyal, M.; Srinivasan, A.; Lum, C.

Source: Acta Radiologica, 1 December 2004, vol. 45, no. 8, pp. 874-875(2)

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Abstract:

We describe a technique for performing clot angioplasty using a single lumen balloon catheter for thrombolytic administration, check injections of the distal circulation and for angioplasty. We believe this reduces both the time of the procedure and the risk of vessel rupture.

Keywords: angiography; angioplasty; brain; brain stem; head; neck; thrombolysis

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02841850410008324

Publication date: December 1, 2004

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