Stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. There are two main types of stroke:
- Ischemic stroke, due to lack of blood flow and
- Hemorrhagic stroke, due to bleeding.
Surgeries for Stroke:
Mechanical Embolectomy is a minimally invasive surgery. In this procedure, a tiny plastic tube is inserted into an artery within the upper part of the leg. Using X-ray technology, a surgeon then guides the tube into the obstructed artery of the brain. Once the tube is in place, the surgeon will then use a device that is slipped inside the tube and transferred to the blockage, where it will be flushed out or reclaimed.