Neurology Advisor: Adhesive interaction between thrombus and stent retriever predominate in ischemic stroke

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Following thrombectomy in patients with acute ischemic stroke, adhesive and mechanical interactions are frequently observed between the thrombus and stent retriever, according to an analysis published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Adhesive interactions may be the strongest interaction, researchers reported, which is associated with a denser thrombus surface. (August 2, 2018)

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