Tag: mechanical thrombectomy

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...
phenox longer stentriever

Phenox highlights benefits of longer stentriever devices with new study results

Following its acceptance into Frontiers in Neurology, Phenox has announced the results of a paper exploring the benefit of choosing a longer stentriever for...
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...
sensome clot out

Sensome’s AI-powered stroke guidewire granted FDA Breakthrough Device designation

Sensome has announced its Clotild Smart Guidewire System—designed to improve the treatment of ischaemic stroke patients—has been granted a Breakthrough Device designation by the...
mechanical thrombectomy alone

Noninferiority of thrombectomy alone further demonstrated in acute ischaemic stroke treatment

The noninferiority of mechanical thrombectomy alone—compared to mechanical thrombectomy plus intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV-tPA)—for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke has been demonstrated...
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....

First-pass success in mechanical thrombectomy lowers costs in treatment of acute...

A recent Cerenovus study published in the Journal of Stroke (JOS) has found that in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke, achieving complete or near...

Complete reperfusion may not offer better outcomes than near-complete reperfusion

Ching-Jen Chen discusses his recent publication in the BMJ entitled, “Is a picture-perfect thrombectomy necessary in acute ischaemic stroke?” Whether imaging findings translate into outcomes...
tandem stents thrombectomy technique

Novel tandem stent thrombectomy technique a “safe and effective” rescue treatment

A novel tandem stent thrombectomy technique “seems to be a safe and effective” rescue treatment for acute large vessel occlusion (LVO) that is resistant...
resilient trial results

Thrombectomy proved efficacious in Latin America as the final results of...

After receiving a standing ovation when presented at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC; 22–24 May, Milan, Italy) last year, the final results of...
phenox thrombectomy devices

phenox announces European launch of its new thrombectomy devices

phenox has announced the full European launch of the pRESET 5–40 and pRESET LUX 4–20 thrombectomy devices after receiving CE mark approval last year....
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...

ISC News: Non-inferiority for direct mechanical thrombectomy “could not be proven”

Skipping IV thrombolysis and using mechanical clot removal alone for stroke was not shown to be non-inferior compared to the combination of both treatments,...
general anaesthesia

General anaesthesia associated with better clinical outcome compared to procedural sedation...

In a recently published systematic review and meta-analysis, the use of protocol-based general anaesthesia (GA) in acute ischaemic stroke patients undergoing thrombectomy was significantly...
Brouwer Patrick ESMINT

Patrick Brouwer

Patrick Brouwer speaks to NeuroNews about what he considers to be the most important developments in the neurointerventional field to date. As president of...
distal vessel occlusion summit

The 1st International Distal Thrombectomy Summit called for a need to...

The 1st International Distal Thrombectomy Summit took place in North Italy, 14–15 June, 2019. According to a press release, the purpose of the meeting...

Poll favours interventional radiologists to perform mechanical thrombectomy in lieu of...

According to a BIBA MedTech survey, 52% of neurointerventionalists believe that they are the only specialists who have the relevant skills and experience to perform...

Endovascular thrombectomy decision-making: Practice area and physician experience among top factors...

A survey investigating the factors associated with the decision-making for endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) procedures found that such decisions differed significantly between regions and specialities...
Aperio

APERIO hybrid thrombectomy device receives CE mark approval

Acandis GmbH announces that it has received European CE mark approval for its APERIO hybrid thrombectomy device. APERIO is intended for restoration of the...
RESILIENT trial

The “overwhelming” efficacy of mechanical thrombectomy pursues in developing countries: RESILIENT,...

The final results of the first thrombectomy trial in a developing country convey the “overwhelming efficacy of mechanical thrombectomy”. Given that 35% of the...
Vesalio NeVa

Vesalio obtains additional CE approval for new products with NeVa clinical...

Vesalio has announced that it has obtained its second CE approval spanning multiple new NeVa product designs and technology. The new generation NeVa devices...

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...

First pass effect…always the goal!

Ischaemic stroke is as quick as it is destructive; minutes, even seconds can be the difference between patients returning to a healthy life or a hindered one....