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The POST trial: initial post-market experience of the Penumbra system: revascularization of large vessel occlusion in acute ischemic stroke in the United States and Europe
  1. Robert Tarr1,
  2. Dan Hsu1,
  3. Zsolt Kulcsar2,
  4. Christophe Bonvin2,
  5. Daniel Rufenacht2,
  6. Karsten Alfke3,
  7. Robert Stingele3,
  8. Olav Jansen3,
  9. Donald Frei4,
  10. Richard Bellon4,
  11. Michael Madison5,
  12. Tobias Struffert6,
  13. Arnd Dorfler6,
  14. Iris Q Grunwald7,
  15. Wolfgang Reith7,
  16. Anton Haass7
  1. 1University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  2. 2Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
  3. 3University of Kiel Medical Center, Kiel, Germany
  4. 4Swedish Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
  5. 5St Paul's United Hospital, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
  6. 6Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
  7. 7Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Robert Tarr, University Hospital Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106, USA; robert.tarr{at}uhhospitals.org

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The study conformed to the national and institutional ethical requirements for the conduct of such a study at each participating center. Where appropriate, it was the responsibility of each Principal Investigator to obtain approval of the study protocol from the Institutional Review Board (IRB)/Ethics Committee (EC) and to keep the IRB/EC informed of trial progress.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The study conformed to the national and institutional ethical requirements for the conduct of such a study at each participating center. Where appropriate, it was the responsibility of each Principal Investigator to obtain approval of the study protocol from the Institutional Review Board (IRB)/Ethics Committee (EC) and to keep the IRB/EC informed of trial progress.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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