FDA issues advisory on appropriate catheters for neurovascular thrombus removal

According to the document, neurovascular thrombus retrieval catheters (product code NRY) are cleared specifically for restoring blood flow or removing thrombus within 8 hours of acute ischemic stroke onset in patients who cannot receive or failed IV tissue plasminogen activator, whereas neurovascular guide catheters (product code DQY) are not cleared.

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