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Perflow Medical announces first clinical use of Stream17 Dynamic Neurothrombectomy Net

Stream17 device perflow medical
Perflow Medical has announced the first successful clinical use of its Stream17 Dynamic Neurothrombectomy Net—a lower profile device designed to effectively treat haemorrhagic and...

CX 2021: Stenting should be reserved for the extracranial vertebral arteries...

vertebral artery stenting
Stenting is something that, for now at least, should be considered in the extracranial vertebral arteries only—and not the intracranial arteries—for symptomatic atherosclerotic stenosis,...

First US ischaemic stroke patients treated with Rapid Medical’s novel clot...

rapid medical TIGERTRIEVER
The first US patients have been treated with the FDA-cleared TIGERTRIEVER revascularisation device (Rapid Medical). TIGERTRIEVER is the first physician-adjustable stent retriever, according to...

IpsiHand System: New device for facilitating stroke rehabilitation gains FDA approval

IpsiHand System
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised marketing of a new device indicated for use in patients aged 18 and older undergoing...

Case report indicates 3D black blood vessel wall imaging can predict...

dr mohd fandi black blood vessel wall imaging
The early findings from a case report have highlighted the potential held by 3D black blood vessel wall post-contrast imaging to predict the outcomes...

Medtronic and Surgical Theater to provide first real-time AR platform for...

complex cranial procedures
Medtronic will partner with American health technology firm Surgical Theater to provide the first augmented reality (AR) platform for use in real time during...

UK charity funds “world-first” study into long-term COVID-19 impact on stroke

uk stroke association covid-19
Leading UK charity the Stroke Association is funding what it claims will be the world’s first study to determine the long-term impact of COVID-19...

First patient enrolled in MindRhythm trial to assess LVO stroke diagnostic...

lvo stroke diagnosis mindrhythm
MindRhythm, a US medical technology company focused on preventing neurological injury in stroke, has announced the enrolment of the first patient in a multicentre...

Thrombolysis versus thrombectomy: Honours even between basilar occlusion treatments in CX...

basilar artery occlusion treatments
Thrombolysis is considered as effective as mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of basilar artery occlusion (BAO)—despite existing evidence on both intervention options being limited....

Medtronic gains FDA approval to trial implantable tibial neuromodulation device

medtronic implantable tibial neuromodulation device
Medtronic has announced approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to proceed with an investigational device exemption (IDE) trial to evaluate its...