Aspiration Retriever Technique in Stroke (ARTS)

  • Ajit S. PuriEmail author
  • Rajsrinivas Parthasarathy


An 83-year-old female presented with acute onset right-sided weakness and facial droop. Intravenous t-PA was administered at outside hospital. The patient was transferred to our center, and as patient had persistent deficit (NIHSS 27) and repeat imaging showed left M1 MCA occlusion, mechanical thrombectomy was undertaken (Fig. 84.1).

Suggested Reading

  1. Massari F, et al. ARTS (aspiration-retriever technique for stroke): initial clinical experience. Interv Neuroradiol. 2016;22(3):325–32.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Radiology, and Neurosurgery, Division of Neurointerventional Surgery, Neurointerventional Fellowship ProgramUniversity of Massachusetts Medical CenterWorcesterUSA
  2. 2.Vascular Neurology and Neurointerventional SurgeryArtemis Agrim Institute of NeuroscienceGurgaonIndia

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