Tag: endovascular therapy

Transradial access may be safer than transfemoral access for flow diversion...

Transradial, as opposed to transfemoral access, may be a safer approach for flow diversion procedures to treat cerebral aneurysms at a wide range of locations. This conclusion was reached...
DIRECT-MT

Direct mechanical thrombectomy alone deemed non-inferior to its combination with alteplase

Investigators of the DIRECT-MT trial, who evaluated Chinese patients with acute ischaemic stroke from large-vessel occlusion, concluded that endovascular thrombectomy alone was non-inferior in...
Endovascular cooling Ron Solar

Selective endovascular cooling with TwinFlo catheter shows promise for neuroprotection in...

Ron Solar (ThermopeutiX, San Diego, USA) and colleagues report in EuroIntervention that the TwinFlo catheter (ThermopeutiX), in pigs, was associated with rapid, selective, deep...
endovascular access Amrou Sarraj

Live from ISC: Study finds endovascular therapy access within 15 minutes...

Current direct endovascular therapy access for acute ischaemic stroke within 15 minutes is limited to one-fifth of the US population, concludes a recent...
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Superior clinical outcomes for endovascular therapy candidates triaged directly to a...

For patients with emergent large vessel occlusion (LVO) eligible for endovascular therapy, prehospital triage to a more distant comprehensive stroke centre (CSC) compared with...
GOLIATH trial JNIS

GOLIATH trial wins ESMINT award for best European publication in JNIS

At the recent European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT; 4–6 September, Nice, France), the award for the best European publication in the...

While the use of endovascular therapy doubled with the emergence of...

According to Laura Stein and others from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA, patients admitted with acute ischaemic stroke...

Reperfusion promotes favourable outcomes in ischaemic stroke patients with ASPECTS 0–5...

In a subgroup of acute ischaemic stroke patients presenting with Alberta stroke program early CT score (ASPECTS) 0–5, who were treated with mechanical thrombectomy,...

The efficacy of endovascular stroke therapy outside of specialised centres needs...

Real-world data investigating patient outcome after endovascular stroke therapy in high versus low volume centres finds a 30% increase in the likelihood of a...
tandem stents thrombectomy technique

Canadian-led international study shows huge costs of delayed access to stroke...

It has been known for years that it is important to get stroke patient’s treatment as soon as possible to increase their chances of...

Shorter treatment times for endovascular therapy with “trip-and-treat” stroke model

A team at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, USA, has shown that their trip-and-treat model is associated with shorter treatment times for endovascular...