Vena Medical announces first global thrombectomy procedures with Balloon Distal Access Catheter

Vena Medical has announced the successful treatment of the first five patients in the world using its Vena Balloon Distal Access Catheter (BDAC) at...

SNIS 2022: WEB flow diverter shown to be safe and effective in long-term cohort

The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 19th annual meeting (25–29 July 2022, Toronto, Canada) saw research involving the Woven EndoBridge (WEB; Microvention/Terumo) device disclosed for the...

RAAS inhibitors shown to reduce risk of intracranial aneurysm rupture in hypertensive patients

A multicentre study of more than 3,000 people with high blood pressure and brain aneurysms found that the use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) inhibitors—a...

JACC study makes case for expanding coverage for carotid artery stenting

Research from Ochsner Health (New Orleans, USA) published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is likely to influence expanded insurance coverage...

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