People with acute ischemic stroke in the cerebral circulation are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are at least ≥ 21 and ≤ 85 years of age
• Have onset of symptoms within 8 hours
• Have large intracranial vessel occlusion

You may not participate in this study if you:

• Have severe unilateral or bilateral carotid artery stenosis or dissection
• Have pre-existing large territory infarction
• Have no femoral pulses or other condition preventing femoral access
• Have vascular anatomy/tortuosity or other vascular disease
• Have severe or life-threatening comorbidity
• Have evidence of intracranial tumor
• Are enrolled in another device or drug study
• Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant

Contact Information
Dr. Genesis Liriano, Study Coordinator
Phone: (718) 920-2469