Thrombectomy Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria

Modified from MR CLEAN Trial:

  1. Criteria modified from MR CLEAN trial:
    • Clinical diagnosis of stroke, NIHSS >=2, ASPECTS >=6 on noncontrast CT
    • CT/MRI evidence rule out ICH
    • Intracranial occlusion of distal ICA or M1 M2 or A1 A2 arteries demonstrated with CTA / MRA or DSA
    • Sufficient time to initiate thrombectomy within 6 hours of onset
    • Informed consent
    • >=18y
  2. Exclusion
    • BP >185/110 mm Hg
    • Glu <2.7 or >22.2
    • s/p tPA with dose >0.9mg/Kd or 90mg
    • coagulopathy (Plt <40, INR >3)



A Randomized Trial of Intraarterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke. (2015). New England Journal of Medicine, 372(4), pp.394-394.

Uptodate: Reperfusion therapy for acute ischemic stroke.  Accessed 09/11/2017.

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