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Thrombectomy for ischaemic stroke in a young patient. Case presentation
A. Chiriac, Georgiana Ion1, N. Dobrin1, Z. Faiyad1, I. Poeata
“Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, ROMANIA
1“Prof. Dr. N. Oblu” Clinic Emergency Hospital, Iasi, ROMANIA
Acute Ischemic stroke in young patients has been increasingly diagnosed with the development of neuroimaging technique. Early endovascular treatment can lead to significant improved functional outcome. We present a case of 19-years old boy with acute ischemic stroke by distal middle cerebral artery occlusion. A selective thrombus aspiration with Penumbra system was performed. Satisfactory recanalization was achieved with significant recovery of the patient.

Key words: thrombectomy, ischemic stroke, young