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Brain-computer interface technology opens up “whole new world” of therapies

 “We are starting to help patients in ways that we did not think were possible,” Thomas Oxley (Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA) tells...

eShunt system offers promise for endovascular treatment of hydrocephalus

 “I have tried several devices in the last 10 or 20 years, but I think this is absolutely different—this is the first time that...

NeoRhythm to conduct study of its pulsed electromagnetic field headband device

NeoRhythm has been gathering customer feedback on its pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF) headband device, since its launch in 2019, to conclude the largest...

Medtronic announces first patient implanted in study (ELITE) of InterStim Micro

Medtronic
Medtronic has announced it has been implanted the first patient in its evaluation of InterStim Micro system performance and safety (ELITE) study of the...

NeuroNews launches MedTech Insights with Mark Paul interview

   Mark H Paul, president of the Neurovascular division at Stryker, spoke to NeuroNews, for a launch of a new column titled MedTech Insights. Paul,...

There is no place like home for rehab after stroke, study...

A study published in the 30 September 2020 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, has found that stroke...

Stratus Medical announces two new US patents for the Nimbus RF...

Stratus has secured two patents for its RF multitined expandable electrode, which the company says will protect the technology as procedural protocols shift from...

Vesalio expands distribution network, broadens virtual physician training and announces high...

Vesalio has announced it has expanded the distribution of the NeVa Thrombectomy System, gaining market coverage in 53 countries in Europe, Latin America,...

Cerenovus launches new suite of technologies to advance stroke treatment

Cerenovus recently announced that it has launched Stroke Solutions, which includes a suite of three devices designed to aid physicians in clot removal procedures....

Study says telerehabilitation appointments’ efficacy and cost prove similar to traditional...

telemedicine COVID-19
Virtual medical and rehabilitation appointments during COVID-19 could be paving the way to be a new norm, according to a recent review paper co-authored...

Stentrode brain-computer interface receives breakthrough device designation from FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough device designation to the Stentrode brain-computer interface for its fully-implantable medical device that can...

Clot permeability linked to first-attempt success of aspiration thrombectomy

A multicentre study has reported that clot perviousness or permeability, the ability for contrast used during the initial imaging workup to seep through a...

William Mack becomes 25th SNIS president

SNIS recommendations
The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) has announced that William Mack (Los Angeles, USA) has become the new president of the organisation. The announcement...

Modifying BACTRAC protocol provides first chance to study local leukocyte populations...

A new study released at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery's (SNIS) 17th Annual Meeting reveals that expanding standard techniques during mechanical thrombectomy, a procedure that...

Vagus nerve stimulation clinical trial begins enrolment of COVID-19 patients

An interventional clinical trial begins enrolling COVID-19 patients at Hospital Virgen del Carmen in Zarate, Argentina to evaluate the therapeutic effect of transcutaneous auricular...

Research versus reality: Stroke care amid COVID-19 and beyond

COVID-19 NeuroNews
Mayank Goyal and Johanna Ospel, both from the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, talk to NeuroNews about the challenges facing stroke care five years...