Safety and Efficacy of the Penumbra™ System in Acute Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA) Stroke


Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patient enrolled in acute ischemic stroke protocol
- Up to 3,5h from symptoms onset
- Clinical findings compatible with middle cerebral artery syndrome
- Angiotomographic evidence of proximal middle cerebral artery occlusion

Exclusion Criteria

- NIHSS < 10
- Overt contraindication to thrombolysis or angiopgraphy
- Disagreement with informed consent term or refusal to participate