Tag: clinical trials

coating study phenox

ESMINT 2021: COATING study “badly needed” to assess surface modification of...

This year’s Congress of the European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT 2021; 8–10 September, Nice, France and virtual) saw details of the...
sensome clot out

Sensome begins first-in-human trial of AI-powered stroke guidewire

Sensome has announced enrolment of the first patients in the multicentre, first-in-human CLOT OUT study, which will evaluate the safety and performance of the...
flow diverter devices

“Welcome and exciting”: Evidence mounts in favour of flow diversion technologies

Multiple pieces of clinical research supporting the use of flow diverter devices to treat intracranial aneurysms have come to light so far in 2021....
swift-direct trial thrombectomy

Direct mechanical thrombectomy fails to show non-inferiority compared with IV t-PA...

The preliminary results of the SWIFT-DIRECT (Solitaire with the intention for thrombectomy plus IV t-PA versus direct Solitaire stent-retriever thrombectomy in acute anterior circulation...
ulf neuromodulation

Presidio Medical publishes clinical and preclinical research on ULF neuromodulation therapy

Presidio Medical has announced that research involving its novel ultra-low frequency (ULF) neuromodulation therapy has been published in Science Translational Medicine. The publication, titled...
synchron nih grant

Synchron announces US$10 million NIH grant for US COMMAND trial

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has collectively awarded Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Mount Sinai Health System and Synchron...
robocath stroke research

Robocath, Rennes University Hospital partner with Philips France to research stroke...

Robocath and Rennes University Hospital have announced they are launching a co-development research programme using robotics to improve treatments for stroke patients. With the...
virtual flow diverter trials

Flow diverter study with virtual participants “as effective as traditional clinical...

A study involving virtual participants—rather than real patients—was “as effective as traditional clinical trials” in evaluating the treatment of brain aneurysms using a flow...
covid causes disruption to clinical trials

COVID-19 causes “widespread disruption” to neuroendovascular research around the globe

“Widespread disruption of neuroendovascular trials occurred because of COVID-19,” conclude the investigators of a survey-based study examining the impact of the pandemic. Now, as...

Adapt clinical studies to alleviate impact of pandemic

A viewpoint in the Journal of the American Medical Association has offered potential solutions to modifying ongoing randomised clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic....