Tag: stroke treatments

AHA statement highlights need for more data on sex differences in...

A new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement has highlighted the need for more data about sex differences in the use of and response...
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...

Route 92 Medical announces first patient enrolment in SUMMIT MAX pivotal...

Route 92 Medical has announced the first patient enrolment in its SUMMIT MAX clinical trial—a randomised, controlled, multicentre study to evaluate the performance of...
aurora meta-analysis

AURORA: Evidence in favour of thrombectomy beyond six hours strengthened by...

Evidence favouring endovascular therapy (EVT) in anterior circulation stroke patients presenting with reversible cerebral ischaemia in the later time window (beyond six hours) from...
rapid medical distals study

Rapid Medical to initiate trial expanding thrombectomy treatment across distal regions...

Rapid Medical today announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational device exemption (IDE) approval for what it claims is the first ever trial...

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: Survey finds 65% of hospitals worldwide do...

On the eve of World Stroke Day (29 October), the World Stroke Organization (WSO) has called for urgent improvements to the treatment of stroke...

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...
imperative zoom pod

Imperative Care enrols first patient in trial evaluating Zoom 88 Large...

Imperative Care has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Imperative trial. This prospective, multicentre clinical trial is the first study...
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...
flying intervention teams stroke

Flying intervention teams lead to higher EVT rates and reduced time...

Flying teams of interventionists directly to a primary stroke centre to perform endovascular therapy (EVT)—as opposed to waiting for the patient to be transferred...
WE-TRUST study philips

Philips enrols first patient in WE-TRUST stroke study to assess new...

Royal Philips has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the WE-TRUST (Workflow optimisation to reduce time to endovascular reperfusion for ultra-fast...
robocath stroke research

Robocath, Rennes University Hospital partner with Philips France to research stroke...

Robocath and Rennes University Hospital have announced they are launching a co-development research programme using robotics to improve treatments for stroke patients. With the...