Tag: ischaemic stroke

rapid medical TIGERTRIEVER

First US ischaemic stroke patients treated with Rapid Medical’s novel clot...

The first US patients have been treated with the FDA-cleared TIGERTRIEVER revascularisation device (Rapid Medical). TIGERTRIEVER is the first physician-adjustable stent retriever, according to...

Ischaemic stroke and TIA risk in COVID-19 patients lower than previously...

The elevated risk of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack TIA in hospitalised COVID-19 patients may be lower than previously reported—although it is still...

Study finds less than 2% of COVID-19 patients suffered ischaemic stroke 

A study published in Stroke reviewing nearly 28,000 emergency department records across 54 healthcare facilities has shown that less than 2% of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 suffered...

Icometrix announces ischaemic stroke solution 

In a press release, icometrix announced the addition of icobrain cva, a stroke solution, to the icobrain portfolio. According to the company, this announcement follows clearance from the US...

The post-stroke brain’s ability to recover and rewire itself peaks at...

A study published in Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair finds that the capacity of the human brain to recover and rewire itself peaks around two...

Biomodex announce partnership to develop Evias Plus 

Biomodex has announced its partnership with two of the top medical centres in France and a health system in the USA to develop Evias...

Seneca Biopharma announces phase II clinical study for treatment of ischaemic...

Seneca Biopharma has announced its preliminary top-line results of the placebo-controlled phase II stroke study that was conducted in Beijing, China. According to a company...

New study supports Anaconda Biomed’s ANA catheter system for ischaemic stroke

New single-centre clinical study data published in the Journal of Neuroradiology claims to support the Anaconda Neurovascular Access (ANA) catheter system for the treatment...

Clot permeability linked to first-attempt success of aspiration thrombectomy

A multicentre study has reported that clot perviousness or permeability, the ability for contrast used during the initial imaging workup to seep through a...
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...
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...

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...