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The randomized trial is on schedule, while the registry is training a generation of operators, CREST-2 investigators said at ISET 2018.
Beyond the big trials, presentations at this year’s International Stroke Conference point to a maturing field that’s under active study.
About two-thirds of operators over a recent 7-year period had completed a neurointerventional fellowship.
The DAWN and DEFUSE 3 trials show that perfusion imaging can identify patients who benefit 6 to 24 hours after stroke onset.