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Revised Mechanical thrombectomy for ischaemic stroke RCR Guidelines on Training of interventional radiologists

Update September 2020

With regard to a consultant interventional radiologist training to provide a mechanical thrombectomy (MT) service, the RCR, the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR), the British Society of Neuroradiologists (BSNR) and UK Neurointerventional Group (UKNG) continue to support the supplementary agreement that was published in 2017 and would advise that the following high-level requirements are in-place for any local interventional radiology (IR) training arrangement:

See link below for further details.

https://www.rcr.ac.uk/clinical-radiology/being-consultant/mechanical-thrombectomy-ischaemic-stroke

 

 

ESO EMINT MT Guidelines

Mechanical thrombectomy (MT) has become the cornerstone of acute ischemic stroke management in patients with large vessel occlusion (LVO). The aim of this guideline document is to assist physicians in their clinical decisions with regard to MT.

Final Thrombectomy Standards

Standards for providing safe acute ischaemic stroke thrombectomy services

Multi society training standard

Training Guidelines for Endovascular Ischemic Stroke Intervention:  An International multi-society consensus document.

INR Training charter UEMS

This document sets out standards for training in Interventional Neuroradiology (INR) in Europe.

Training Guidance for MT

Guidance for practitioners seeking training to participate in an acute ischaemic stroke thrombectomy service in the UK: a response to level-1 evidence of the benefit of mechanical thrombectomy for patients with acute ischaemic stroke and proven large  vessel occlusion.

PISTE JNNP

Objective The Pragmatic Ischaemic Thrombectomy Evaluation (PISTE) trial was a multicentre, randomised, controlled clinical trial comparing intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) alone with IVT and adjunctive intra- arterial mechanical thrombectomy (MT) in patients who had acute ischaemic stroke with large artery occlusive anterior circulation stroke confirmed on CT angiography (CTA).