The purpose of the assessment is to examine the effectiveness and safety of mechanical thrombectomy in adults aged 18 years or older with acute ischaemic stroke in the anterior and/or posterior region. The analysis included CE-marked aspiration/suction devices, and stent and clot retrievers.
Final version of the assessment was published in February 2016
Below is the documentation provided by the Joint Assessment authoring team:
Mechanical thrombectomy devices for acute ischaemic stroke_Rapid REA_Updated and Final Feb 2016