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Mechanical Thrombectomy

Oct 30, 2016

Scott Koss, MD, Interventional Radiologist

Stroke is a leading cause of disability and can result in death. Medical treatments include an intravenous medication and a catheterization procedure called mechanical thrombectomy. With thrombectomy, an interventional radiologist removes the blockage causing the stroke through a catheter, restoring blood flow and oxygen to the brain. Visit to take a free stroke risk assessment.