Tag: stroke

Smartphone video may offer non-invasive stroke screening option

Motion analysis of video recorded on a smartphone accurately detected narrowed carotid arteries, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart...

JACC study makes case for expanding coverage for carotid artery stenting

Research from Ochsner Health (New Orleans, USA) published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is likely to influence expanded insurance coverage...

Artivion initiates enrolment in PERSEVERE clinical trial

Artivion announced today that it has initiated enrolment in the PERSEVERE clinical trial to determine if patients with an acute DeBakey Type I aortic...
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Vascular News’ top 10 most popular stories of June 2022

Coverage of this year's Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC; 6–9 June, Leipzig, Germany) and Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM; 15–18 June,...

Silk Road Medical announces FDA approval of expanded indications for the...

Silk Road Medical recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved expanded indications for the company's Enroute stent to include patients...
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Truvic announces US FDA 510(k) clearance for Prodigy thrombectomy system

Truvic Medical, a wholly owned subsidiary of Imperative Care, announced in a press release that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food...
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CX 2022: A conversation with Robert Hinchliffe 

Robert Hinchliffe (University of Bristol, Bristol, UK) shares his excitement to attend the upcoming CX Symposium in April. “CX has always represented an unprecedented...

Randomised trial suggests carotid endarterectomy does not affect dementia risk

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) does not appear to either reduce or increase the risk of dementia, despite it having been shown to reduce stroke risk....

InspireMD announces the inclusion of its CGuard carotid stent in CREST-2...

InspireMD has announced that its CGuard embolic prevention stent system (EPS) will be included as a device option for stenting in CREST-2 (Carotid revascularisation...

Making the invisible visible: A clearer ‘picture’ of blood vessels in...

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have developed and tested a new imaging approach they say will accelerate imaging-based research in the lab by allowing investigators...
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Death due to cardiovascular disease more likely among Black adults born...

Black adults born in the USA had a higher rate of death from cardiovascular diseases and all causes compared to Black adults who were born...
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Women face increased risk of stroke and readmission after carotid interventions

A recent study has pointed to an increased risk of stroke in both asymptomatic and symptomatic female patients, as well as readmission in asymptomatic...
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Viz.ai launches AI-powered modules for pulmonary embolism and aortic disease

Viz.ai has announced the US commercial launch of its AI-powered modules for pulmonary embolism and aortic disease. Debuting at VEITHsymposium 2021 (16–20 November, Orlando, USA), the...
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Vascular News’ top 10 most popular stories of September 2021

September's top 10 features five-year ACST-2 results, a new tool to assess amputation risk following popliteal vascular injury, and an interview highlighting the questions...
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Medtronic receives CE mark approval for radial artery access portfolio

Medtronic today announced it has received CE mark approval for its radial artery access portfolio, which includes the Rist radial access selective catheter and the Rist...
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TCAR may be associated with favourable outcomes for treatment of restenotic...

Transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR; Silk Road Medical) may be associated with favourable in-hospital outcomes for the treatment of restenotic carotid lesions after carotid endarterectomy...

Singapore researchers develop novel 3D model to study vascular diseases

A Singapore team of scientists and clinicians from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), have developed a three-dimensional...
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Five-year ACST-2 results: Carotid artery surgery and stenting have similar long-term...

Carotid artery surgery and stenting have comparable long-term effects on fatal or disabling stroke in asymptomatic patients with severe carotid artery stenosis. That is...

AHA scientific statement provides update on epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of...

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a new scientific statement on lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD), focusing on contemporary epidemiology, management gaps,...
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Higher risk of periprocedural hazards for patients undergoing carotid interventions after...

A systematic review and meta-analysis has demonstrated that patients undergoing carotid interventions after thrombolysis have a higher risk of periprocedural hazards, compared with those...
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Added benefit of carotid revascularisation to modern medical care “needs to...

A pooled meta-analysis found that patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis enrolled in recent randomised controlled trials (RCTs) had a lower risk of stroke after...
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New data find strong association between asymptomatic carotid stenosis and future...

Reporting a strong association between asymptomatic carotid stenosis and future stroke risk, Dominic Howard (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK) and colleagues write...
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Silent brain infarction common after endovascular arch repair, STEP registry finds

Preliminary results from the STEP (Stroke from thoracic endovascular procedures) registry show that silent brain infarction following endovascular repair of the aortic arch is...

New guideline: ASA no longer recommended to prevent first stroke, heart...

A new Heart & Stroke guideline published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal does not recommend taking ASA (Acetylsalicylic acid) as a preventive measure...

Cerus Endovascular receives CE mark approval for its Contour Neurovascular System...

Cerus Endovascular has received CE mark approval for its lead product, the Contour Neurovascular System, for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. The system incorporates...
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Wearables could transform monitoring and outcome assessment for vascular interventions

 Health technology solutions—such as mobile apps and wearables—can play a huge role in activity tracking and assessing the outcomes of peripheral vascular interventions, says...

Multicentre dataset reveals the added value of diffusion-weighted imaging in TEVAR...

Novel data from the Stroke from Thoracic Endovascular Procedures (STEP) study has provided insight into current practice of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), and...

An inexpensive monitoring approach to procedures under local anaesthesia

Hans-Henning Eckstein (Technical University of Munich TUM, Munich, Germany)and Martin Storck (Klinikum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany) show Vascular News the rubber duck that they give...
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Carotid disease is not a risk factor for stroke or death...

A new study, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, shows that one fifth of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) have evidence of carotid...

US FDA clears Stroke2prevent’s A-View balloon catheter

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Stroke2prevent’s A-view device for commercialisation on the US market. The A-view is a balloon catheter...