Is thrombectomy an option in children with stroke?

Patients showed lower neurological deficit post-procedure, but 'safety concerns remain unanswered'
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Child being pushed rapidly in hospital bed

Endovascular recanalisation is feasible and can provide favourable neurological outcomes in childhood stroke, a study suggests.

German researchers led the retrospective study of 73 children (median age 11) with stroke, treated with the procedure in 27 stroke centres in Europe and the US.