Posterior circulation stroke, its pitfalls in diagnosis and best management strategy
Presentations of case resolutions in the form of a “serious game”. Severe stroke of posterior circulation clinically mimicking anterior circulation occlusion in a patient with a very short time to onset of symptoms. Interesting discussion on:
Posterior circulation stroke can mimic anterior circulation stroke, CTP may be advantageous to point out the lesion and increase sensitivity of clot detection when CTA does not give straightforward diagnosis.
Straight to angio management:
Distal injection from microcatheter:
Aspiration vs stent-retirever strategy:
In posterior circulation SLICE Academy prefer aspiration over the stent-retriever:
Based on publication (retrospective study):
Pitfalls in secondary prevention of stroke:
Patient having LVO being already on aspirin - should we introduce or switch to another antiplatelet/ anticoagulant medication?
It might be considered in LVO and large burden clot to give those patients anticoagulation despite the fact that you haven’t found the source of thrombus yet - bridging therapy until the cause of stroke found.
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