Thrombectomy Outcomes

Know the signs of a stroke

The stroke program monitors outcomes for selected ischemic stroke patients who undergo emergency neuro-interventions. Englewood Health performs emergency thrombectomy procedures. This procedure removes blood clots from a major blood vessel in the brain by using a clot- retrieving catheter. This aims to improve blood flow to the brain.

Performance Measure Englewood Hospital 2022

Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarction (TICI) – Reperfusion grade of 2b or higher

TICI scale is a score used to grade brain tissue vascularization.

Ischemic stroke patients who had meaningful improvement of blood flow to their brain after undergoing a surgical procedure.

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