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- Telemedicine is allowing for more patients suffering from AIS to receive care by dedicated stroke physicians including neurovascular surgeons.
- Our study does not find any difference in outcome between neurologists, who have traditionally managed stroke care, and neurosurgeons.
- Although ischemic stroke is a matter of multidisciplinary management, these surgeons are appropriately knowledgeable to prescribing IVrt-PA and concurrently performing MT in a highly-specialized stroke unit.
Acute ischemic stroke, Blood pressure, Cerebrovascular disease, Mechanical thrombectomy, Neurologist, Neurosurgeon, Stroke, Telestroke, Thrombolysis
Medicine and Health Sciences | Neurology | Surgery
Atallah, Elias; Bekelis, Kimon; Saad, Hassan; Kumar, Ayan; Turpin, Justin; Barsoom, Randa; Dang, Sophia; Li, Jonathan; Tjoumakaris, Stavropoula; Hasan, David; DePrince, Maureen; Labella, Giuliana; Rosenwasswer, Robert H.; and Jabbour, Pascal, "Comparison of Stroke Cohorts Cared for by Two Different Specialties in a Practice-Based Tele-Stroke Population" (2017). Department of Neurosurgery Posters. 12.