Tag: SNIS 2021

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....

Brain-computer interface technology opens up “whole new world” of therapies

 “We are starting to help patients in ways that we did not think were possible,” Thomas Oxley (Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA) tells...

eShunt system offers promise for endovascular treatment of hydrocephalus

 “I have tried several devices in the last 10 or 20 years, but I think this is absolutely different—this is the first time that...
women comprehensive stroke centre

Gender disparity in comprehensive stroke centre routing highlighted at SNIS 

Women may be less likely than men to be sent to a comprehensive, or “Level 1”, stroke centre for emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO)...
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...

Using new-generation CB-CT imaging tests may shorten time to surgery for...

Using a different type of computed tomography (CT) scan may reduce the time to essential surgery for patients with the deadliest kind of strokes—emergent...

Research shows new surgical technology may help reduce brain aneurysm regrowth

A new tool for treating brain aneurysms may protect artery blood flow during surgery and reduce the risk of aneurysm regrowth, according to a...

Black stroke patients undergo neuroendovascular surgery less often than white patients,...

Black patients with stroke are less likely than white patients to undergo a potentially lifesaving, minimally-invasive thrombectomy procedure to remove blood clots from arteries...
stroke care centres

Race among factors that predict how quickly patients get to stroke...

Race, in combination with other factors, predicted how quickly individuals with stroke got to care centres to receive necessary neuroendovascular surgery, including thrombectomy, according...
cerenovus stroke care

Cerenovus to unveil new data and showcase stroke care innovations at...

Cerenovus, a neurovascular firm that forms part of The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, will showcase its latest innovations in stroke care at...