Tag: thrombectomy

Philips launches QuickClear mechanical thrombectomy system for blood clot removal in...

Royal Philips has announced the launch of the QuickClear mechanical thrombectomy system. The single-use system delivers an all-in-one aspiration pump and catheter to remove...

Veryan Medical to support commercialisation of Jeti thrombectomy system in Germany

It was recently announced that Veryan Medical will support Walk Vascular in the commercialisation of the Jeti peripheral thrombectomy system in Germany. Walk Vascular’s Jeti...

FDA clears Aspire MAX mechanical thrombectomy system

Control Medical Technology has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Aspire MAX 7 – 11F mechanical thrombectomy...
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Training IRs to perform thrombectomies maintains quality of stroke care and...

Training interventional radiologists to perform endovascular thrombectomies results in positive outcomes for patients experiencing stroke, according to a study presented at the Society of...
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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...
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Penumbra launches JET 7 and Penumbra JET D in USA

Penumbra has announced US commercial availability of the Penumbra JET 7 and Penumbra JET D Reperfusion Catheters powered by the Penumbra ENGINE aspiration source....

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...

New products showcased at SIR 2018

There were several devices in the New Product Showcase at the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles, USA. Among these...

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....

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...