Stroke

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...

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...
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...
Medtronic, SWIFT PRIME, REVASCAT, Solitaire, stent thrombectomy, stroke
Two global trials have found that the addition of the Solitaire device stent thrombectomy procedure to current pharmaceutical treatment significantly...
Johns Hopkins, motion-tracking MRI, stroke risk, atrial fibrillation
Researchers from Johns Hopkins performing sophisticated motion studies of heart magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans have found that specific altered...
AHA/ASA Guidelines LifeNet OnePush Stroke Treatment Device
  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...
Stryker Neurovascular’s Trevo Pro Retriever is indicated for the removal of blood clots. It uses Stentriever technology to...
Concentric Medical Inc. has launched the DAC 070 Catheter, the fourth and largest diameter addition to its distal access catheter (DAC)...

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...

Video Center

There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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The Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 13-16, 2015 in Boston, will offer...
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U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT...
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The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to...
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...

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