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SNIS 9th annual meeting electronic poster abstracts
E-076 Imaging to endovascular recanalization in less than an hour is feasible
  1. M Almekhlafi,
  2. M Eesa,
  3. B Menon,
  4. A Demchuk,
  5. M Goyal
  1. Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Introduction The shorter the time from core estimation by imaging to recanalization, the more likely that core expansion is minimized. We aimed to assess the feasibility of achieving an ultra-short imaging to recanalization time in the routine practice setting.

Methods This is a prospective, single-operator, case series of acute ischemic stroke patients treated with endovascular therapy in a tertiary center where imaging to recanalization of <60 min was achieved.

Results Imaging to recanalization time <60 min was accomplished in 38% (11 patients) of treated patients. The median imaging to recanalization time was 47 min. The median 24-h NIHSS scale was 1 (range 0–11). Upon discharge, 82% of patients achieved a modified Rankin scale score of 1 or less.

Conclusions An imaging to recanalization time under 60 min is feasible and may be associated with better functional outcome.

Competing interests None.

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