Thousands 'miss out on stroke treatment' - BBC News

Thousands 'miss out on stroke treatment' - BBC News

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Thousands of patients miss out on a treatment that can prevent disability after a stroke, say UK experts.
29 Nov 2016 - General
Clot retrieval is one of the latest game changers for the treatment of stroke. It is done through an endovascular approach, performed by endovascular neurosurgeons. This form of treatment is not yet available in a lot of areas due to a lack of expertise. In our country, very few people are fully trained to do the procedure. Also, the treatment is very expensive because of the materials that are being used during clot retrieval. Nevertheless, I am hopeful that in the coming years, more doctors w...
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