Hopeless Stroke Victims May Regain Independent Lives Using the The New Treatment Method

December 18, 2014 9:16 AM

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Hopeless Stroke Victims May Regain Independent Lives Using the The New Treatment Method

Leading a normal life may be not be impossible for stroke victims in the near future. This research study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine today. By taking out the blood clot out of the blood vessels, it might be possible to save the brain tissues and allow them to regain their normal function again and permit the victim to move around unaided. The research was done in the Netherlands and the news was met with much enthusiasm by the public.

The technique involves a revolutionary type of trap to capture the clots. It’s practically a stent with a wire mesh on the tip of a catheter. It’s inserted in femoral artery in the groin and slowly directed by the doctor towards the brain where the clot is located. Upon reaching the clot area the st...

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