Tag: evt

SNIS 2022: Research shows AI-based stroke diagnostics can expand access to...

A new study presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) 19th annual meeting (25–29 July, Toronto, Canada) shows that artificial intelligence (AI) technology...

Rare disease variant specific to East Asian patients increases post-EVT reocclusion...

Among people who received endovascular mechanical thrombectomy to remove a large vessel occlusion (LVO), those with a rare genetic disease variant found primarily in people...

AHA statement highlights need for more data on sex differences in...

A new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement has highlighted the need for more data about sex differences in the use of and response...
distal study mevo

DISTAL: A landmark trial looking to elucidate endovascular treatment outcomes in...

In December 2021, University Hospital Basel (Basel, Switzerland) enrolled the first patient worldwide in the DISTAL study—a multicentre randomised controlled trial (RCT) evaluating the...
attention evt basilar

ATTENTION results indicate “we have finally conquered the basilar artery” with...

This year’s European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2022; 4–6 May, Lyon, France) saw results from ATTENTION—a multicentre randomised controlled trial (RCT) evaluating the benefit...

Study findings encourage direct EVT approaches over bridging thrombolysis in select...

A retrospective study involving more than 200 patients has indicated that ‘bridging thrombolysis’ may not be associated with improved functional outcomes in stroke patients...

Newer clot-busting medication may someday increase time window for stroke treatment

In a phase 2a clinical trial in China, the clot-busting medication tenecteplase has been shown to be effective in restoring blood flow to the...
aurora meta-analysis

AURORA: Evidence in favour of thrombectomy beyond six hours strengthened by...

Evidence favouring endovascular therapy (EVT) in anterior circulation stroke patients presenting with reversible cerebral ischaemia in the later time window (beyond six hours) from...
hispanic stroke patients

Hispanic stroke patients experience poorer post-thrombectomy outcomes than white counterparts

A study conducted by neurology researchers at University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center has found lower-quality functional outcomes for Hispanic ischaemic stroke patients...
operator experience thrombectomy

Increased experience associated with shorter procedure times and better reperfusion rates...

Increasing levels of experience in performing mechanical thrombectomies have been associated with shorter procedural duration and better reperfusion rates in a multicentre study—with the...
evt neuroprotection

LINNC 2021: ESCAPE-NEXT trial may bring “dream” of combining neuroprotection with...

At this year’s LINNC Paris Course (14–16 September, Paris, France and virtual), audiences heard that the ESCAPE-NEXT trial (sponsored by NoNO Inc.), which has already started enrolling...
flying intervention teams stroke

Flying intervention teams lead to higher EVT rates and reduced time...

Flying teams of interventionists directly to a primary stroke centre to perform endovascular therapy (EVT)—as opposed to waiting for the patient to be transferred...
basics evt trial

Benefits of EVT for basilar artery occlusion “cannot be excluded” following...

A randomised controlled trial (RCT) involving 300 patients found that functional outcomes among basilar artery occlusion stroke patients “did not differ significantly” with endovascular...
repeated clot retrieval stroke

Repeated clot retrieval attempts linked to poorer functional outcome in acute...

Repeated clot retrieval attempts are associated with an increased rate of emboli to new territory (ENT) and greater infarct growth—resulting in poorer functional outcomes...
basilar artery occlusion treatments

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

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....

Despite more stroke patients receiving EVT, racial disparities persist 

A late-breaking science presentation at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021 (17–19 March, online) reports that while the use of mechanical clot removal or...

No significant difference between IVT plus EVT compared with EVT alone  

A late-breaking abstract presented at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021 (17–19 March, virtual) reports results from the MR CLEAN-NO IV trial, which is...

New study reports no delay in EVT treatment during COVID-19 period

A study recently published in the BMJ reports no observed delay in the treatment of patients with intracranial occlusion with endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) during the...