Treatment Options

It seems Mr Tanner has likely had a left-sided total anterior circulation infarct (TACI).  You know that his prognosis is poor with 1 year mortality at 60%, with 36% of those surviving being functionally dependant.

Well, thatís not very good news is it?

What are our treatment options:

...immediate transfer to nursing home?

...admit to the stroke unit?

...admit to the general medical team?

...try thrombolysis and endovascular thrombectomy to restore flow and salvage the ischaemic penumbra?

Let's find out more about this line of treatment...