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Figure 3: (a) Acute distal basilar artery occlusion, application of 10 mg IA rtPA without visible effect; (b) passage of the thrombus with guidewire and microcatheter, tip of the basilar artery and both posterior cerebral arteries are open; (c) placement of pCR 2/4/20 in each P1-segment of the posterior cerebral artery (arrows); (d) simultaneous retraction of the thrombectomy device into the guiding catheter leads immediately to full (TICI 3) reperfusion (kissing technique).