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InspireMD Inc. has enrolled the first patient into the CARENET (CARotid Embolic protection study using microNET) multi-center European...

Carotid Stent Clinical Study Abbott Cordis National Cardiovascular Data Registry

The three most common systems to place stents in blocked carotid arteries of the neck have similarly low rates of...

Physicians at the Heart Hospital of Austin, enrolled and successfully treated the first patient in the Roadster study, a global, multicenter ...

Gore Carotid Stenting SCAFFOLD Clinical Trial Stroke Treatment Cath Lab

W. L. Gore & Associates has enrolled the first patient in its Gore Carotid Stent clinical study for the treatment of carotid Artery stenosis in patients at increased risk For...

For patients who received stents to restore blood flow through the main arteries supplying blood to the brain, inflating a tiny balloon inside the arteries after implantation of the stent ...

May 15, 2012 — A simple clinical assessment performed in the doctor’s office can identify patients who are at high risk for stroke and other major complications following a...

November 22, 2011 — The controversial subject of “indiscriminate” stenting to treat asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS) was addressed at the 38th annual VEITH Symposium.

November 21, 2011 - Frank J. Veith, M.D., founder and chairman of the VEITH symposium, the William J. von Liebig Chair in Vascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic and New York University Medical Center...

November 15, 2011 – Results from the PROFI study indicate that the use of a proximal balloon occlusion in carotid artery stenting lead to fewer cerebral ischemic lesions...

July 14, 2011 — Boston Scientific Corporation has completed patient enrollment in the ASTI post-market clinical follow-up study evaluating its Adapt Monorail carotid stent system in combination...

In a move that will likely have a significant impact how many patients are treated for carotid artery disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the use of a stent to treat...

February 3, 2011 – Widespread screening or routine ultrasound for blocked neck arteries to determine stroke risk isn't necessary, according to new guidelines from the American Heart Association/...

January 27, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee agreed this week that carotid stenting was safe for...

January 19, 2011 – Stents can open up blocked brain arteries after other stroke treatments have failed, according to research presented this week at the 23rd annual International Symposium on...

December 29, 2010 - Research on reducing risks, improving medical treatment and improving lifestyle behaviors to fight the battle against heart disease and stroke are among the key scientific...

November 23, 2010 - The preliminary findings of the CREST study have so far failed to squelch the debate between proponents of the two different interventions for preventing stroke in patients...

November 23, 2010 – Study results found significant differences in men and women older than 80 who underwent carotid surgical incision and carotid artery angioplasty and stenting. The results were...

November 18, 2010 – After the initial findings from the CREST trial, debate continues to swirl as proponents of both carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) claim...

October 22, 2010 - Treating metabolic syndrome and undergoing carotid angioplasty may prevent recurrent stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), according to revised American Heart Association/...

August 19, 2010 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation recently announced the late-breaking trials and first report investigations being presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular...

May 27, 2010 – Positive results from CREST (Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial) will be used to expand the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indication for carotid...

March 1, 2010 – Surgery and stenting to open blocked neck arteries proved similar in overall long-term safety and efficacy, but showed differences in stroke and heart attack in the weeks following...

January 25, 2010 – Direct stenting of the carotid arteries is a feasible technique and is not inferior to predilation, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Cardiology...

November 10, 2009 – The latest data from seven studies focused on the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) were presented in the late-breaking trials session of the Vascular...

October 27, 2009 – Invatec today said it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Mo.Ma Ultra Proximal Cerebral Protection Device for use during...

March 10, 2009 - Carotid artery stenting (CAS) has demonstrated outcomes consistent with the American Heart Association’s (AHA) long-established guidelines for treatment of patients who have...

February 10, 2009 - W. L. Gore and Associates today said at the International Congress on Endovascular Interventions XXII the FDA cleared the GORE Flow Reversal System, which minimizes the risk of...

October 27, 2008 - Boston Scientific Corp. last week said the FDA approved its Carotid WALLSTENT Monorail Endoprosthesis for the treatment of patients with carotid artery disease who are at high...

October 30, 2007 - Cordis Corp. will launch in the U.S. and European its next generation carotid stent system, the PRECISEPRO RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent, to treat clogged neck arteries, in...

October 29, 2007 - Boston Scientific Corp. announced positive three-year results from its CABERNET and BEACH carotid artery stenting clinical trials, which evaluated the effectiveness of stenting...

October 25, 2007 - Cordis Corp. announced at TCT 2007 the U.S. and European launch of Cordis’s next generation carotid stent system, the PRECISE PRO RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent, designed to...

October 25, 2007 — Two carotid stenting trials examining outcomes in real-world patients demonstrated for the first time results that are comparable to guidelines established by the American Heart...

April 30, 2007 — Carotid stenting can be performed on any age patient, but should be undertaken with caution and skill for patients 80 years and older, as well as done safely in experienced...

A new study, released today by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, shows that the minimally invasive technique of carotid stenting has made a successful transfer from the...

When it comes to opening blocked carotid arteries, surgery may be less risky than stents according to a study by French doctors including Jean-Louis Mas, M.D., of the Hospitaux Sainte-Anne in...