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Re: Pérez et al ‘Intracranial thrombectomy using the Solitaire stent: a historical vignette’
  1. Colin P Derdeyn
  1. Correspondence to Dr Colin P Derdeyn, Washington University, 510 South Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA; derdeync{at}

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Pérez et al1 claim responsibility and primacy for the stent retriever concept, based on a case performed on 3 March 2008, and published in December 2011 in JNIS. The abstract conclusion states that this case, not published until 2011, …

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