Acute ischemic stroke treatment with mechanical thrombectomy during the COVID-19 epidemic

Takeaway

  • In France, during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic there was a significant reduction in treatment with mechanical thrombectomy (MT) for ischemic stroke and delays in care.

Why this matters

    As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, it is paramount for healthcare providers to address preparedness for prompt treatment of neuro-vascular emergencies.