Tag: stroke

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...

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...