The emergency management of stroke is extremely time sensitive and the medical community knows the importance of acting quickly when assessing a stroke. Failure to properly diagnose and treat these cases can result in devastating long term injuries or death. There is an important therapeutic window to assess when diagnosed with a stroke. Once diagnosed, tPA, a potent clot busting drug, must be administered within 4.5 hours from the onset of stroke. If a mechanical thrombectomy is necessary, mechanical removal of a clot in a large vessel artery, must be conducted within 24 hours of onset of a stroke.
Analyzing the mismanagement of an ischemic stroke case involves understanding how to diagnose and treat, as well as an understanding of which interventions are necessary and when they should be used understanding that there is always. Risk of hemorrhagic (bleeding) complications.
Every patient who has suffered an ischemic stroke may have had unnecessary delays in treatment that resulted in avoidable disability. The Vigna Law Group will analyze each prospective client’s care from initial assessment, diagnostic test provided, and medical interventions provided.
Each case involving a thrombectomy is evaluated for hemorrhagic complications and ischemic injury relate to the defective Penumbra Jet 7.
The Vigna Law Group is evaluating thrombectomy cases and complications caused by the Penumbra Jet 7.
Greg Vigna, MD, JD, is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as a stroke expert and national neurological injury attorney.