Blood vessel (arteries)
Blood clot (caught in stent and removed)
The clot is removed using a net or through suction.
It is an invasive procedure that removes clots blocking blood flow through some of the larger arteries in the brain
A thin microcatheter is introduced via the arm or groin and guided to the region of the clot
Endovascular therapy is a safe and effective treatment for patients suffering from a stroke caused by blockage of one of the large arteries of the brain
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It could be due to a clot blocking the flow of blood to the brain or due to rupturing of a blood vessel.
Stroke occurs when blood flow to parts of the brain is reduced or stopped.
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Difficulty in seeing
Difficulty in speaking
Severe headache and confusion
Unsteady gait and difficulty walking and maintaining balance
Loss of movement or weakness in limbs or face muscles