Stroke

Penumbra Inc. announced that the company’s ACE64 aspiration thrombectomy system received 510(k) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the revascularization of large vessel occlusions in patients with acute ischemic str...

Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients when compared to similar hospitals without EHRs, according to a study published in the...

intracranial aneurysm, endovascular treatment, EVT, MRA, Naggara
Endovascular treatment (EVT) of intracranial aneurysm is effective in preventing long-term bleeding, but may be followed by aneurysm recurrences in a...
Penumbra, ACE64, aspiration thrombectomy, acute ischemic stroke, FDA
Penumbra Inc. announced that the company’s ACE64 aspiration thrombectomy system received 510(k) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
enroute carotid stent
Silk Road Medical Inc. announced the company received U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Enroute transcarotid neuroprotection...
NIH, stroke, MRI, CT, screening, door-to-treatment time, SMART study
According to a new study, small changes in quality improvement procedures enabled clinicians to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to diagnose stroke...
Penumbra, ACE64, aspiration thrombectomy, acute ischemic stroke, FDA
The ACE64 aspiration thrombectomy system from Penumbra Inc. is indicated for the revascularization of large vessel occlusions in patients
The Enroute transcarotid neuroprotection system (NPS) from Silk Road Medical Inc. is used to directly access the common carotid artery and...
  LifeNet System’s OnePush feature can be used to rapidly activate stroke care teams. LifeNet’s stroke alert capability enables faster...
The Solitaire Flow Restoration Device from Covidien is among a new generation of devices designed to remove blood clots from blocked brain...

Articles

EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC
Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients...
UTHealth, telemedicine, acute stroke, telestroke
For the first time, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) were able to enroll patients at other hospitals into an...
Stryker, Trevo Retriever, stent thrombectomy, trial, Netherlands
In a landmark study evaluating the addition of stent thrombectomy clot removal to pharmaceutical treatment for patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke (AIS...
near-infrared spectroscopy, NIRS, heart attack, stroke, Infraredx, TVC
A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) shows intravascular near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can identify lipid...

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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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