Mechanical thrombectomy (MT) is a breakthrough in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) caused by a large artery occlusion (LAO), and has been shown to be much more effective than intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) for this subgroup of stroke.2
Joe Wennel was one of the lucky patients to access this treatment Mechanical Thrombectomy.
“ I would have been in a wheelchair for the rest of my life without this treatment. I walked out of the hospital after two days and back at work 6 months later. ”
Joe Wennell at the age of 20, suffered a large debilitating acute ischaemic stroke. He is one of the lucky patients that accessed Mechanical Thrombectomy. His clot was removed by Dr Derakhshani at Queens Hospital in Romford.
Click to see Mechanical Thrombectomy cases studies from Dr Nayak Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist at University Hospitals North Midlands.
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An extensive guide bringing together experience and learning to support all clinical and non-clinical stakeholders to develop services and increase access of patients to this life changing treatment.
Stroke Association, ‘State of the Nation’ report 2017
Mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke: challenges and opportunities Gary Ford, Martin James, Phil White Specialised Commissioning | November 2019 | Volume 3 | Issue 4