Stroke Thrombectomy: Implementing Life-Saving Neurointerventions
“There are patients who can go back to work just weeks after a major stroke. This didn’t happen five years ago. I can hardly think of another innovation in recent years that has transformed the delivery of care so profoundly for the better.”Christian Loewe, MD, Head of the Department of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology at Medical University Vienna
Key to early therapy: collaboration, tools, access
“Angiography systems like this one offer the possibility to perform the necessary brain imaging in stroke patients right in the therapeutic setting. We can diagnose the patient and perform the intervention using the same system.”Florian Wolf, MD, Deputy Head of Interventional Radiology at Medical University Vienna
Biplane angiography beyond stroke
Experts needed. Can simulators help?
- The statements by Siemens Healthineers customers described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer’s unique setting. Since there is no “typical” hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption) there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.