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May 4, 2020

Importance of the Intention-to-Treat Principle

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  • 1Department of Neurology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
JAMA Neurol. Published online May 4, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.0848

To the Editor The recent study by Goyal et al1 represents the third largest cohort study on patients with large vessel occlusions (LVOs) who present with mild deficits (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score, 0-5) and, to our knowledge, the largest meta-analysis regarding this topic. This highlights the growing interest on how to optimally treat such patients.

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