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Assessing the clinical and cost-effective resource implications of mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke within the NHS

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Stroke is a major health issue associated with severe disability and high mortality, particularly in acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) due to large artery occlusion (LAO). Early and complete recanlisation can lead to improved functional outcomes and reduced mortality. Mechanical thrombectomy (MT) with intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) is the most effective treatment for acute ischaemic stroke due to LAO. Yet the true cost of delivering the treatment within the National Health Service (NHS) has not...

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University Of Oxford
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ContEd
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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