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The Global Push for Mechanical Thrombectomy in Stroke Care

December 31, 2020

Led by Dr. Dileep Yavagal, of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, members of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology’s (SVIN) global initiative, Mission Thrombectomy 2020+ (MT2020+), recently published a white paper calling for a push to increase awareness, accessibility, and action for mechanical thrombectomy for patients with stroke worldwide.3,4The SVIN group ultimately called for 2 primary goals to be achieved: first, the implementation of public health interventions to double global access to mechanical thrombectomy treatments every 2 years for the next decade, and second, to perform 202,000 procedures worldwide by the end of 2020.

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Tags:   Dileep Yavagal, Neurology Live, neurology, stroke