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ESVS publishes 2023 guidelines on management of atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral...

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has just released 2023 clinical practice guidelines on the management of atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral artery disease....

Perioperative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy not improved on dual versus single...

At the time of carotid endarterectomy (CEA), surgeons should consider single antiplatelet therapy (SAPT) rather than dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT). This is the conclusion...

Silk Road Medical announces FDA approval of expanded indications for the...

Silk Road Medical recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved expanded indications for the company's Enroute stent to include patients...

Randomised trial suggests carotid endarterectomy does not affect dementia risk

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) does not appear to either reduce or increase the risk of dementia, despite it having been shown to reduce stroke risk....

InspireMD announces the inclusion of its CGuard carotid stent in CREST-2...

InspireMD has announced that its CGuard embolic prevention stent system (EPS) will be included as a device option for stenting in CREST-2 (Carotid revascularisation...

Making the invisible visible: A clearer ‘picture’ of blood vessels in...

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have developed and tested a new imaging approach they say will accelerate imaging-based research in the lab by allowing investigators...

CX returns to in-person format once more in the London spring

Charing Cross (CX) chair Roger Greenhalgh welcomes the vascular community to this year's symposium, due to be held 26–28 April in London, UK, and...

Worldwide TCAR analysis provides “roadmap” to evaluate future training approaches

An analysis of the worldwide experience of transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) has produced key objective proficiency metrics and an analytic framework to assess adequate...

Study highlights need to extend scope of cerebrovascular health disparities research

A new research letter in Stroke outlines use of the novel National Institutes of Health (NIH) ‘All of Us’ research programme dataset of diverse...

RapidAI announces Karim Karti as new CEO

RapidAI has announced Karim Karti, former president and CEO of GE Healthcare Imaging, as the company’s chief executive officer (CEO). “Karim’s tremendous global experience in...

Expedited carotid artery surgery after index event “probably safer” than expedited...

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 71 studies suggests that, at present, carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is safer than carotid artery stenting (CAS) when performed...

Cost-effectiveness of TCAR versus carotid endarterectomy addressed in new study

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A cost-effectiveness model based on peer-reviewed sources suggests that, although five-year costs for transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR; Silk Road Medical) were higher than those for...

Vesalio initiates clinical study evaluating enVast thrombectomy system in patients with...

Vesalio recently announced the start of enrolment in its NATURE study using enVast, the company’s first thrombectomy system for patients presenting with ST-segment elevation...

Women face increased risk of stroke and readmission after carotid interventions

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A recent study has pointed to an increased risk of stroke in both asymptomatic and symptomatic female patients, as well as readmission in asymptomatic...

Physicians and industry alike urged to tackle multifactorial stroke risk following...

As evidence builds on the importance of reducing the risk of stroke by removing residual air prior to thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) procedures,...

Boston Scientific announces agreement to acquire Devoro Medical

Today, Boston Scientific announced an agreement to acquire Devoro Medical, developer of the Wolf thrombectomy platform. The non-console and lytic-free Wolf technology targets and...

Five-year ACST-2 results: Carotid artery surgery and stenting have similar long-term...

Carotid artery surgery and stenting have comparable long-term effects on fatal or disabling stroke in asymptomatic patients with severe carotid artery stenosis. That is...

First ever analysis of TCAR in standard surgical risk patients demonstrates...

Silk Road Medical has announced positive results from an independent analysis of standard surgical risk patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and transcarotid artery revascularisation...

Higher risk of periprocedural hazards for patients undergoing carotid interventions after...

A systematic review and meta-analysis has demonstrated that patients undergoing carotid interventions after thrombolysis have a higher risk of periprocedural hazards, compared with those...

First-pass success in mechanical thrombectomy lowers costs in treatment of acute...

A recent Cerenovus study published in the Journal of Stroke (JOS) has found that in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke, achieving complete or near...

Study finds hospital availability of TCAR associated with an improvement in...

Silk Road Medical has announced positive results from a comparative-effectiveness study have been published in JAMA Network Open. The study found the availability of TCAR...

New data find strong association between asymptomatic carotid stenosis and future...

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Reporting a strong association between asymptomatic carotid stenosis and future stroke risk, Dominic Howard (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK) and colleagues write...

USPSTF recommends against general screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis

In a recommendation statement published on 2 February in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)...

Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology releases study on paradigm shifts...

The Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) colleagues and James Siegler (Cooper University Hospital, Camden, USA)  identify that it should come as no surprise...

Philips and the US government collaborate in ventilator production ramp up...

Royal Philips has announced that the US government and Philips agreed to team up to increase the production of hospital ventilators in its manufacturing...

Medtronic provides ventilator progress update

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Medtronic has announced updates regarding its efforts to increase ventilator production around the globe. The company is announcing progress in the ramp-up of its...

Medtronic shares ventilation design specifications to accelerate efforts to increase global...

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Medtronic has announced it is publicly sharing the design specifications for the Puritan Bennett 560 (PB 560) to enable participants across industries to evaluate...

New guideline: ASA no longer recommended to prevent first stroke, heart...

A new Heart & Stroke guideline published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal does not recommend taking ASA (Acetylsalicylic acid) as a preventive measure...

Sheep model helps guide investigation of analgesia tolerance and reversal during...

Having been honoured with the Best Basic Science Abstract Award at the North American Neuromodulation Society’s (NANS) 2020 annual meeting (23–26 January, Las Vegas,...

Rist Neurovascular radial artery catheter receives FDA 510(k) clearance

Rist Neurovascular recently announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market the Rist Cath Radial Access Long...

RAPID platform expands to address haemorrhagic stroke

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iSchemaView has launched the newest addition to the RAPID platform, RAPID ICH at the 2019 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Meeting (19–23 October,...

NeuroNews Issue 32 – US Edition

Highlights: Going beyond DAWN and DEFUSE 3: New studies point to need for expanded selection criteria in real-world application Michael Chen on the evolving...

NeuroNews Issue 32

Highlights: Going beyond DAWN and DEFUSE 3: New studies point to need for expanded selection criteria in real-world application Michael Chen on the evolving...

Boston Scientific launches Vercise primary cell and Vercise Gevia deep brain...

The launch of the Vercise primary cell (PC) and Vercise Gevia deep brain stimulation (DBS) systems, featuring the Vercise Cartesia Directional Lead (Boston Scientific)...

Positive data for BurstDR spinal cord stimulation

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New results from a multicentre study of Abbott’s BurstDR stimulation show that lower-energy, intermittent doses of BurstDR stimulation—known as “microdosing”—can provide pain relief that is...

First patient enrolled in Embrace targeted drug delivery clinical study

The first patient has been enrolled in the Embrace TDD (targeted drug delivery) clinical study that will evaluate the use of the SynchroMed II...

Completion of SURF randomised clinical trial of SCS system

Completion of long-term clinical data from the SURF study (Stimwave Technologies) has been announced. The results are now pending publication. The SURF RCT study,...

Deep brain stimulation found to yield “robust but limited” clinical benefits...

A recent study evaluating the efficacy of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in patients with disorders of consciousness reported that robust but limited clinical benefits—predominantly...

Hospitals participating in Get With The Guidelines – Stroke offer higher...

A recent study reports data indicative of higher quality healthcare for hospitalised patients with ischaemic stroke at hospitals participating in the Get With The...