What is EVT and how can this stroke treatment save millions of lives?
What is EVT and how can this stroke treatment save millions of lives? EVT is according to the NY Times is a revolutionary new stroke treatment that can eventually save millions of lives provided it is implemented quickly. The problem is the system of care has not yet evolved to respond as quickly as needed to use it effectively. Endovascular thrombectomy or EVT involves making a small incision in the groin and threading a microcatheter through the body, northbound to the brain. The clot is then extracted and pulled out through the groin, restoring proper blood flow and resolving the Read More »