Tag: stroke

endovascular

Adequately trained interventional radiologists should be performing endovascular thrombectomies to relieve...

Thousands of eligible patients are not receiving endovascular thrombectomies after suffering a stroke due to a shortage of neurointerventionalists worldwide. In an effort to...
guidelines

SIR publishes new training guidelines for endovascular thrombectomy

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has today published new training guidelines for endovascular stroke treatment in the Journal of Interventional Radiology (JVIR). This...
neuroendovascular

Transradial access is safe and effective for neuroendovascular procedures

In the largest cohort study to date, new research from Jefferson (Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA) demonstrates that transradial surgery, done...

CX audience votes against neurointerventionists exclusively performing intracranial thrombectomy

In the closest debate of the Acute Stroke Challenges session that took place on the first day of the Charing Cross (CX) Symposium (15–18...

Imperative care announces US clearance of the ZOOM aspiration system

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance to the ZOOM aspiration system (Imperative Care), a family of products designed to...

Interventional radiologists achieve similar clinical outcomes to published data for complex...

Appropriately trained interventional radiologists performing endovascular thrombectomy in technically complicated stroke cases achieve similar reperfusion and clinical outcomes to those reported in the published...

Preliminary in vitro data is promising for Anaconda Biomed’s advanced thrombectomy...

Preliminary in vitro data on Anaconda Biomed’s advanced thrombectomy system showed that the reperfusion rates with this novel system outperformed competing mechanical thrombectomy devices...

A call to arms: Recruit physicians with endovascular skills to treat...

 “There are simply not enough trained specialists to treat stroke patients in the US. We need to recruit physicians with endovascular skills—interventional cardiologists,...

Leading interventional radiology societies call for expanded stroke training

In a joint, global position statement, the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) and the Interventional Radiology...

Strike now to perform stroke thrombectomy

Should interventional radiologists up-skill to perform emergency stroke thrombectomy and help deliver stroke services? And if they did, would the increase in the number...

Medical societies issue revised, patient-centred measures for stroke interventions

Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) publishes guidelines on clinical practice of intra-arterial stroke revascularisation Revised guidelines for the non-surgical, image-guided interventional treatment of acute ischaemic...

Artificial intelligence and big data in medical imaging will dramatically change...

The analysis of big data with artificial intelligence (AI) techniques will have an enormous impact on disease prevention, cure and care. By 2030, it...

New ischaemic stroke guidelines widen mechanical thrombectomy window to 24 hours...

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association released updated ischaemic stroke guidelines that were published in Stroke, and released during the International Stroke...

New UK guidance on training IR to speed up roll out...

Emergency mechanical thrombectomy dramatically increases a stroke patient’s chance of a full recovery. The UK does not have enough skilled doctors to provide the procedure....

Medtronic gets US FDA clearance for Riptide aspiration system

The Riptide aspiration system is intended for use in the revascularisation of patients with acute ischaemic stroke secondary to intracranial large vessel occlusive disease...

Viz.ai announces CE mark for first artificial intelligence powered direct-to-intervention system

Viz.ai has announced the CE mark of its direct-to-intervention system, ContaCT, a novel approach to stroke care that automatically analyses brain CTs and notifies...

Penumbra announces formation of virtual reality joint venture with Sixense Enterprises

Penumbra has announced that it has entered into a joint venture called MVI Health, for the purpose of exploring healthcare applications of virtual reality...

Vast majority of patients prefer radial access for embolization therapies in...

“While both radial and femoral accesses are safe and effective for transarterial liver embolization, it is clear that the patients prefer radial access,” said Marcelo Guimaraes, Charleston, USA, who was presenting on the...

ASTER trial finds “no increased rate of revascularisation” with stent retriever...

The ASTER randomised clinical trial that examined the effect of endovascular contact aspiration vs. stent retriever on revascularisation in patients with acute ischaemic stroke...

ASTER results support use of Penumbra aspiration as frontline thrombectomy therapy...

Penumbra has announced the presentation of the results of the ASTER trial, the first independent, prospective, randomised trial comparing the use of Penumbra’s aspiration...

Twelve-month PARADIGM study data demonstrate benefit of CGuard Embolic Prevention System...

InspireMD has announced 12-month follow up data from PARADIGM-101 study of the CGuard Embolic Prevention System (EPS), which were presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular...