13 year boy came with 2 hours of weakness on one side of body suggestive of stroke. Did mechanical thrombectomy and block was removed. The stroke symptoms completely reversed and patient is saved. Stroke can affect anyone at any age It is important to recognise the symptoms of stroke and reach stroke ready hospital…. with present improvement in technology patients can be saved
31y young presented with stroke 14 hours onset. Did Mechanical thrombectomy and patient improved significantly in 24 hours time. With recent Endovascular trials dawn and diffuse, the window for stroke has been extended to 24hours. We used Rapid imaging technique to select the patient for thrombectomy.
We are seeing more and more young patients with stroke. It is important to remember the pneumonic FAST
F – facial asymmetry
A – arm weakness
S- Speach disturbance
T- time to reach stroke ready hospital.