Evidence-based recommendations on mechanical clot retrieval for treating acute ischaemic stroke in adults. This involves using a device to remove the blood clot from the brain to restore normal blood flow.

This guidance replaces NICE interventional procedures guidance on mechanical clot retrieval for treating acute ischaemic stroke (IPG 458).

Review: this guidance will be reviewed if there is new evidence or safety concerns.

Coding and clinical classification codes for this guidance

Guidance development process

How we develop NICE interventional procedures guidance

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