Best practice in mechanical thrombectomy

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The questions, written by Dr Dipankar Dutta, relate to his expert article, Mechanical thrombectomy: a new treatment for strokewhere he discusses some important aspects of mechanical thrombectomy and its implications for the NHS and primary care clinicians and commissioners.

On completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • explain the eligibility criteria for mechanical thrombectomy
  • identify the time-frame within which mechanical thrombectomy can be used
  • know how to follow up with patients who have had mechanical thrombectomy.
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