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Endovascular Thrombectomy for Patients with Ischemic Stroke: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated: June 11, 2018
Project Number: RB1231-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness and clinical benefit of endovascular thrombectomy for patients who have undergone ischemic stroke?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of endovascular thrombectomy for patients who have undergone ischemic stroke?

Key Message

Six health technology assessments, 34 systematic reviews (26 with meta-analyses and two indirect treatment comparisons), 14 meta-analyses (unknown if literature search was systematic), and 12 economic evaluations were identified regarding endovascular thrombectomy for patients who have undergone ischemic stroke.