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Methylprednisolone as adjunct to endovascular thrombectomy for large-vessel occlusion stroke


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About The Study: Among patients with acute ischemic stroke due to large-vessel occlusion undergoing endovascular thrombectomy, adjunctive methylprednisolone added to endovascular thrombectomy did not significantly improve the degree of overall disability in this randomized clinical trial that included 1,680 patients. 

Authors: Wenjie Zi, M.D., and Fengli Li, M.D., of Army Medical University (Third Military Medical University) in Chongqing, China, are the corresponding authors.

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Media advisory: This study is being released to coincide with presentation at the International Stroke Conference 2024.

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