Tag: RCT

Placebo-controlled RCTs of spinal cord stimulation are on the rise, but...

Important methodological aspects of clinical trials of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) using a placebo are consistently being poorly reported, says a recent systematic review....

SNIS 2019: Next-generation thrombectomy will be “even more powerful”

Matthew Gounis (Worcester, USA) talks to BLearning at SNIS 2019 (22–25 July, Miami, USA) about the current state of ischaemic stroke therapy. Gounis notes that...

Stimwave announces completion of enrolment for the Tsunami placebo-controlled double-blind randomised...

Stimwave has announced completion of patient enrolment and preliminary results of the first-of-its-kind Tsunami study. The Tsunami placebo-controlled double-blind randomised clinical trial (RCT) is...
Researchers at Ohio State University, USA, say deep brain stimulation from a device similar to a cardiac pacemaker can slow the decline of problem-solving and decision-making skills in Alzheimer’s patients.

Evoke: The first RCT to measure spinal cord activations in response...

The protocol design for a multicentre, prospective, randomised, double-blind study comparing ECAP- (evoked compound action potential) controlled closed-looped with open-loop, fixed output spinal cord...

Randomised trial of Penumbra 3D revascularisation device meets primary endpoints

The Penumbra 3D trial of the company’s 3D revascularisation device has successfully met the primary trial endpoints, demonstrating non-inferiority in both safety and efficacy...