Clot retrieval and acute stroke care

Yun Tae Hwang and Yash Gawarikar
Med J Aust 2017; 207 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja17.00526
Published online: 16 October 2017

We thank Bagot and colleagues for their comments on our article,1 and for providing further background information about the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) program and how it enables not just endovascular clot retrieval (ECR), but intravenous thrombolysis and neurological input for patients in regional Victoria.

  • 1 Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
  • 2 Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
  • 3 Calvary Public Hospital, Canberra, ACT


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  • 1. Hwang YT, Gawarikar Y. Clot retrieval and acute stroke care. Med J Aust 2017; 206: 333-334. <MJA full text>


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