Study Shows Removing Clots Is A Better Stroke Treatment Than Medication

December 17, 2014 7:12 PM

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Stroke continues to be one of the more common forms of death in the United States. Fortunately, we know what causes it and while prevention, of course, is always best, we also know how to treat it if it happens.

Stroke is caused by a blood clot in the brain. New studies show that retrieving the clot from the artery is more likely to result in higher recovery rate than to treat the clot with a drug that breaks up the plaques.

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