Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Mar 16, 2014; 2(3): 78-85
Published online Mar 16, 2014. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i3.78
Successful recanalization with multimodality endovascular interventional therapy in acute ischemic stroke
Amorn Jongsathapongpan, Anuchit Raumthanthong, Sombat Muengtaweepongsa
Amorn Jongsathapongpan, Department of Cardiology, Phyathai 2 Hospital (Bangkok Hospital Group), Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Anuchit Raumthanthong, Department of Radiology, Pramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, Department of Medicine, Thammasat University, PathumThani 12120, Thailand
Author contributions: Jongsathapongpan A and Muengtaweepongsa S designed the report, collected data and wrote the report; Jongsathapongpan A and Raumthanthong A performed the procedure; Muengtaweepongsa S set up the protocol for patient selection; Raumthanthong A performed the angiogram and imaging diagnosis.
Supported by The National Research University Project of Thailand Office of Higher Education Commission, Thammasat University, Thailand
Correspondence to: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, Department of Medicine, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, 99 Moo 18, Paholyothin Road, KlongNueng, KlongLuang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand.
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Received: November 9, 2013
Revised: January 7, 2014
Accepted: January 17, 2014
Published online: March 16, 2014
Core Tip

Core tip: We report seven patients with successful recanalization after endovascular treatment in acute large vessel stroke from a single stroke center in Thailand. Patient screening and selection with multimodal imaging protocol and multimodality methods of endovascular interventional therapy are described.