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Case series
JET 7 XTRA Flex reperfusion catheter related complications during endovascular thrombectomy
  1. Shahram Majidi1,
  2. Devin V Bageac1,
  3. Islam Fayed2,
  4. Benjamin Yim1,
  5. Reade De Leacy1,
  6. Rocco A Armonda2
  1. 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA
  2. 2 Department of Neurosurgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Shahram Majidi, Neurosurgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA; shahram.majidi{at}


Endovascular thrombectomy has revolutionized the management of acute ischemic stroke from emergent large vessel occlusion. Continued technological advancement in the field, as evidenced by successive introduction of large bore aspiration catheters with enhanced trackability and large inner diameter, has played a major role in achieving fast and robust recanalization and improved clinical outcome. Here, we present three patients with intraprocedural device malfunction related to the JET 7 XTRA Flex reperfusion catheter.

  • thrombectomy
  • catheter
  • complication
  • stroke
  • device

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