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Stenting Safe Effective Long-term Stroke Prevention

Using stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, reports an international trial led by UCL (University...

October 15, 2014 — Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online in...

 A study using a new imaging tool, optical coherence tomography (OCT), offered a new look at the composition of carotid artery...

Claret Medical announced the first patient has been successfully treated in its SENTINEL trial, a multicenter pivotal trial of the Sentinel cerebral protection system (CPS). The landmark trial is...

Decision Resources Group finds that the United States clot management device market will expand through 2022, particularly in the later years. 

June 23, 2014 — Researchers have announced the results of a four-year study that used 3-D echocardiography to examine the role of mid left atrial cross sectional area (LACSA) as a risk factor for...

Strokes kill nearly 130,000 Americans every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because approximately 30 percent of strokes are caused by blockages in the carotid...

April 16, 2014 — Covidien announced it has notified customers of a voluntary recall to address an issue with certain lots of its Pipeline embolization device and Alligator retrieval device, where...

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

Research published in the American Journal of Managed Care indicated using telemedicine to...

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The National Institutes of Health announced that a network of 25 regional stroke centers working with nearby...

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Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeons say skipping one commonly taken step during a routine procedure to insert a wire mesh stent into a partially blocked carotid artery appears to prevent patients from...

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A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) expert, said that for more than 100 years, fewer people have been dying of ...

Using a stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper...

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A new way of using blood pressure-lowering medications could prevent more than a fourth of heart attacks and ...

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Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) led a study that showed that a hands-free ultrasound device, combined with a clot-busting drug, was safe for...

Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may serve as a valuable noninvasive tool for assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke in diabetic patients, according to a new...

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...

The idea that surgery to relieve the pressure caused by hemorrhaging in the brain is a perfect job for a robotic system is the basic premise of a new image-guided surgical system under...

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 ...