The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information about interventional radiology procedures that provide treatment options for acute ischemic stroke. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Identify the three main interventional radiology treatments that may be used to treat acute
- Describe the two mechanical embolectomy devices available for ischemic stroke treatment.
- Discuss nursing management of the postprocedure interventional radiology stroke patient.