Published: September 2019
This referral guide help clinicians determine which patients may be appropriate for endovascular clot retrieval (ECR) treatment. It provides information and advice on ECR services, clinical considerations around eligibility criteria and an organisation and system perspective identifying ECR-capable facilities in NSW and minimum requirements for referring hospitals.
It has been developed in collaboration with consumers, clinicians and healthcare managers.
Endovascular clot retrieval referral pathway
- In NSW, there are six ECR capable centres, four of which provide 24/7 operations
- Stroke care should be delivered in accordance with the NSW Guide to the Role Delineation of Clinical Services
- Find out more about the Statewide Telestroke Service