Tag: ischaemic stroke

EFFECTS trial fluoxetine

Routine use of fluoxetine after acute stroke not recommended

The final results of EFFECTS (Efficacy of fluoxetine: A randomised controlled trial in stroke) have been presented by Erik Lundström (Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden)...
COVID-19

Large-vessel stroke: A feature of COVID-19 in the young

A case series of large-vessel stroke in patients younger than 50 years of age has been published in The New England Journal of Medicine....
mobile stroke unit

Live from ISC: Fast treatment via mobile stroke unit found to...

Treating stroke patients in specialised ambulances speeds treatment and reduces patients’ disability, according to late-breaking science presented at the International Stroke Conference (ISC; 19–21...
aidoc AI stroke treatment

US FDA clears Aidoc’s complete AI stroke package

Aidoc has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its AI solution for flagging large vessel occlusion (LVO) in head...
insera CLEAR aspiration

Insera announces first two stroke patients treated with its cyclical aspiration...

Insera Therapeutics has announced that the first two ischaemic stroke patients have been treated with its flagship cyclic aspiration system, CLEAR. The company received...
perfusion weighted imaging

Perfusion-weighted parameter is “outstanding” at detecting penumbral flow in acute stroke

The performance of the best perfusion-weighted measure—time-to-maximum—to detect the upper penumbral flow threshold in ischaemic stroke has been deemed “outstanding” by the study investigators....

Imperative Care announce US clearance of its ZOOM aspiration system

Imperative Care has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s ZOOM aspiration system—a family of products designed to facilitate...

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...

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...

Phase 2 trial of novel treatment for ischaemic stroke initiated

Thrombolytic Science (TSI) has announced initiation of a phase 2 clinical trial to confirm the efficacy and safety of its sequential dual-treatment regimen of...

FDA approves septal occluder for PFO closure to prevent recurrent ischaemic...

The REDUCE clinical study demonstrated a 77% relative reduction in recurrent ischaemic stroke when patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure was combined with antiplatelet therapy,...

Sensome raises €4.7m to bring the world’s first connected stroke guidewire...

Sensome, formerly Instent, a company developing a micro-sensor technology for smart medical devices out of France’s Ecole polytechnique, Plaiseau, announced that it has completed...

TAVI Linked with bleeding in the brain and neurological impairment

Of 84 older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantationt (TAVI), nearly a quarter developed new microbleeds in the brain after their procedure, according to...