Tag: stroke care

Brainomix and Visionable announce partnership to optimise UK stroke care pathway

Brainomix is set to strategically partner with Visionable, a real-time clinical collaboration platform designed to enable virtual healthcare models, in an attempt to transform...

Vessel-wall imaging could hold the key in “known yet understudied” phenomenon...

Following the publication of a case report in Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, researchers from Malaysia have indicated that the use of vessel-wall imaging...

Tenecteplase offers “incredible opportunity” to optimise thrombolytic stroke treatments

Earlier this year, results from the Canadian AcT (Alteplase compared to tenecteplase) randomised controlled trial (RCT) were delivered for the first time at the...

How AI, automation, robotics and other innovations in ultrasound are improving...

Robert Hamilton (Los Angeles, USA) outlines several key milestones in the history of stroke care, and discusses how recent technological advances in this space...

Brainomix awarded tender to roll out AI imaging software across all...

Brainomix has announced that it has been awarded the national tender in Hungary to deploy its artificial intelligence (AI) stroke imaging software across all stroke centres...

Stroke Association calls for 24/7 thrombectomy service across the UK

A new report released by the UK Stroke Association warns that, if thrombectomy rates remain at 2020/21 levels, a total of 47,112 stroke patients...

SNIS 2022: Neuroendovascular robotics could improve safety of complex procedures

Stroke surgery and other neuroendovascular procedures could be made safer and easier through robotics, according to research presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s...

Robotics, AI and other innovations in stroke and aneurysm care on...

Specialists from around the world will gather at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery's (SNIS) 19th annual meeting (25–29 July, Toronto, Canada) next week to discuss...
covid-19 stroke relationship

Alarming trends and alarmist myths: What is the link between COVID-19...

Over the course of the past two years, the accepted understanding of how COVID-19 spreads and functions has improved vastly, with preventative vaccines and...

COVID-19 “did not affect stroke care quality or outcomes” in largest...

In one of the first studies to investigate the overall quality of care and outcomes of stroke care for non-COVID-19 hospitalised patients during the...
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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...

New data presented at ISC 2022 further validate real-world impact of...

Data from several new studies presented at the recent International Stroke Conference (ISC 2022; 9–11 February, New Orleans, USA) further validate the “best-in-class” sensitivity and...
severe stroke thrombectomy

Mechanical thrombectomy shown to restore more function than medication alone following...

A new study from Japan has become the first randomised controlled trial (RCT) to demonstrate the effectiveness of endovascular mechanical thrombectomy procedures in patients...

Few cases and short timeframe required to overcome learning curve with...

A retrospective analysis of a prospectively maintained database has found that robot-assisted carotid artery stenting (CAS) is both safe and effective. Writing in Neurosurgical...
stroke triage transport

Reducing disability and death: What is next for stroke triage and...

Michael Chen (Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA) discusses the growing awareness around the need for timely interventions in stroke care in the USA,...

Brainomix launches e-Stroke 11 to enhance stroke network communications and workflow

Brainomix has announced the launch of e-Stroke 11, the latest version of the company's AI-powered stroke imaging platform. According to a Brainomix press release,...
artificial intelligence stroke care

Time savings, cost reductions and improved patient outcomes all key benefits...

Artificial intelligence (AI) and the role it can play in improving acute ischaemic stroke care protocols took centre stage at the Barts Research and...
hispanic stroke patients

Hispanic stroke patients experience poorer post-thrombectomy outcomes than white counterparts

A study conducted by neurology researchers at University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center has found lower-quality functional outcomes for Hispanic ischaemic stroke patients...

New study finds e-Stroke software shortens treatment times and improves functional...

A new study presented at the 13th World Stroke Congress (WSC 2021; 28–29 October, virtual) found that the implementation of Brainomix's e-Stroke software resulted in...
world stroke day 2021

World Stroke Day 2021: Get Ahead of Stroke campaign pushes for...

On World Stroke Day—29 October 2021—physicians from the Get Ahead of Stroke campaign are urging lawmakers to update triage and transport protocols. They are...

North Carolina updates stroke triage and transport protocol

North Carolina has updated its emergency stroke care protocol—a move applauded by the Get Ahead of Stroke campaign. The protocol, which went into effect...
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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...
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Else Charlotte Sandset

Else Charlotte Sandset is a consultant neurologist in the Stroke Unit of the Department of Neurology at Oslo University Hospital, and chair of the...
aha/asa secondary stroke prevention

Behavioural interventions and more holistic approach signal “paradigm shift” in latest...

In May 2021, the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) updated one of its flagship guidelines—the secondary prevention of stroke guideline—for the first...
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)...
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...
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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...
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ASA highlights value of comprehensive, patient-centred primary care after stroke

In a new scientific statement entitled “Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke”, the American Stroke Association (ASA)—a division of the American Heart Association...
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Brainomix launches AI stroke software across Poland under POLKARD initiative

Brainomix has deployed its flagship artificial intelligence (AI)-based e-Stroke software across the majority of the largest comprehensive stroke centres in Poland, allowing the company...

Viz.ai receives CE mark to bring AI-powered stroke care software to...

Viz.ai has been awarded a CE mark for its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered stroke care software, affirming its conformity with European health, safety and environmental...
stroke association priorities

New Stroke Association report to “shine a light” on stroke care’s...

The Stroke Association has announced the top areas of research that need to be prioritised to improve stroke care. The announcement of these priorities—which...
virtual stroke care

Stroke and heart condition patients want virtual healthcare to continue post...

After speaking with experts, reviewing current evidence, surveying people living with stroke or a heart condition, and funding a telephone poll of Canadians, the...
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Medtronic, Viz.ai partner to bring “lifesaving” AI platform for stroke to...

Medtronic and Viz.ai have announced they are extending their successful US partnership to distribute Viz.ai’s "lifesaving" artificial intelligence (AI) software platform for stroke to...

Research finds a decline in global stroke care during the pandemic  

A study published in the journal Neurology concludes that despite the reported stroke-related complications of COVID-19, there has been a global decline in the volume of stroke...
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Research versus reality: Stroke care amid COVID-19 and beyond

Mayank Goyal and Johanna Ospel, both from the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, talk to NeuroNews about the challenges facing stroke care five years...
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Selective endovascular cooling with TwinFlo catheter shows promise for neuroprotection in...

Ron Solar (ThermopeutiX, San Diego, USA) and colleagues report in EuroIntervention that the TwinFlo catheter (ThermopeutiX), in pigs, was associated with rapid, selective, deep...
endovascular therapy

Superior clinical outcomes for endovascular therapy candidates triaged directly to a...

For patients with emergent large vessel occlusion (LVO) eligible for endovascular therapy, prehospital triage to a more distant comprehensive stroke centre (CSC) compared with...
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...

How to treat ischaemic stroke fast: Getting the correct patient to...

“The single biggest challenge going forward is the organisation of stroke care,” says Mayank Goyal (University of Calgary, Canada). He dissected the arguments at...