ESO-ESMINT expedited recommendation on indication for intravenous thrombolysis before mechanical thrombectomy in patients with acute ischaemic stroke and anterior circulation large vessel occlusion

Published by Guillaume Turc on Feb 3, 2022

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PICOS

PICO 1.1

Population
large vessel occlusion acute ischaemic stroke (≤ 4.5 hrs of symptom onset) patients directly admitted to a thrombectomy capable centre and eligible for both treatments
Intervention
mechanical thrombectomy alone
Comparator
intravenous thrombolysis plus mechanical thrombectomy
Outcomes

PICO 2.1

Population
large vessel occlusion acute ischaemic stroke (≤4.5 hrs of symptom onset) patients admitted to a non-thrombectomy capable centre and eligible for both treatments
Intervention
mechanical thrombectomy alone
Comparator
intravenous thrombolysis plus mechanical thrombectomy
Outcomes