Tag: neurointervention

michael chen

Michael Chen

Michael Chen—a neurointerventionist and professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, USA—speaks to NeuroNews to provide insight on...
robotics stroke treatment

Why robotics holds the key to the future of stroke treatment

Vitor Pereira and Nicole Cancelliere (St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada) outline recent breakthroughs in the deployment of robotics for neurointerventional procedures and discuss future...

Episode 4: Potential benefits offered by robotics must be factored into...

In the fourth and final instalment of a NeuroNews video series, Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA)...

Episode 3: Is patient harm the most significant ethical challenge in...

Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) details what he feels is the “greatest concern” when it comes...

Episode 2: Why conflicts of interest may pose problems for neurointerventionists...

Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) highlights financial benefits, the phenomenon of ‘training time bias’, and a...

Episode 1: Informed patient consent and other pressing ethical issues in...

In the first instalment of a four-part video series on NeuroNews, Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA)...
radial access neurointerventional surgery

The pros and cons of radial access in neurointerventional surgery

As the adoption of radial access across the world of neurointerventional surgery begins to pick up pace, Pascal Jabbour and Kareem El Naamani (Thomas...

Lack of evidence among challenges that must be overcome to realise...

In spite of the clinical successes observed to date, a lack of high-level safety and efficacy evidence, among other current challenges and limitations, must...
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...
neuroendovascular teleproctoring

Novel teleproctoring platform successfully used for neuroendovascular fellowship training

A novel augmented reality (AR) platform (Proximie) has been successfully used to teleproctor a neuroendovascular fellow during complex interventional and diagnostic procedures. That is...
flow diverter devices

“Welcome and exciting”: Evidence mounts in favour of flow diversion technologies

Multiple pieces of clinical research supporting the use of flow diverter devices to treat intracranial aneurysms have come to light so far in 2021....
michael chen snis president

Michael Chen becomes 26th president of SNIS

Michael Chen, a neurointerventionist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, USA, has been named the president of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS)...
remote stroke interventions

SNIS 2021: Remote stroke interventions raise several unique ethical challenges

At the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s 18th annual meeting (SNIS; July 26–29 2021, Colorado Springs, USA and virtual), Jeffrey Saver, professor of Neurology at...
SNIS recommendations

William Mack becomes 25th SNIS president

The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) has announced that William Mack (Los Angeles, USA) has become the new president of the organisation. The announcement...
Neurointerventional practice in sub-Saharan Africa

Ghana making giant strides: Neurointerventional practice in sub-Saharan Africa

Since founding the Ghana Society of Interventional Radiologists in November 2015, Benjamin Dabo Sarkodie has been working to establish the offering of minimally invasive,...