Toward a Better Understanding of Sex- and Gender-Related Differences in Endovascular Stroke Treatment

Published: June 13, 2022

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  • Patients’ sex may influence their stroke risk, acute endovascular treatment (EVT) management and post-EVT outcomes
  • There are many unknowns when it comes to the role of sex in the pathophysiology and management of acute ischemic stroke and especially true for endovascular treatment (EVT).
  • Considerations to address gaps in treatments and management are addressed for EVT researchers and practicing clinicians in this scientific statement.