New Procedure Opens Options to Stroke Patients

For stroke patients, a new procedure called endovascular rescue therapy may be an alternative for those who cannot take traditional “clot-busting’’ drugs because of another medication.

For stroke patients, a new procedure called endovascular rescue therapy may be an alternative for those who cannot take traditional “clot-busting’’ drugs because of another medication. Several recent clinical trials show the catheter and wire mesh device as a viable alternative. (KERA)