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Latest Acute Ischemic Stroke Stories

2014-02-21 08:25:45

Stryker Continues Rapid Innovation with a Second Generation Fully Visible Stent Retriever to Treat Acute Ischemic Stroke KALAMAZOO, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker announces the global launch of the new Trevo®( )XP ProVue Retriever. The Trevo XP ProVue Retriever expands the ProVue Retriever line with additional size and shape options for physicians. The Trevo ProVue Retrievers are the world's first stent retrievers with full-length visibility and are built on Trevo...

2013-11-28 23:04:59

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Acute Ischemic Stroke - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022. London (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 EpiCast Report: Acute Ischemic Stroke - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 Summary Stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is blocked or interrupted, either by blood clots or ruptured blood vessels, depriving the brain of oxygen and nutrients, ultimately leading to the death of brain cells. Stroke is a major cause of...

2013-10-16 08:27:57

REHOVOT, Israel, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Pharm Ltd (TASE: DPRM) announced today, October 16th 2013, receipt of approval from the regulatory authorities in the Ukraine to commence a Phase IIa clinical study of THR-18, to be given with the clot buster drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), in patients with acute ischemic stroke. THR-18 is a synthetic therapeutic peptide derived from plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1). This is a double-blind,...

2013-09-20 23:20:34

This report says the Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) EpiCast Report and EpiCast Model provide an overview of the risk factors, comorbidities and the global epidemiological trends for AIS in the six major markets (6MM: US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and UK). Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is blocked or interrupted, either by blood clots or ruptured blood vessels, depriving the brain of oxygen and nutrients, ultimately leading to the...

2013-08-01 12:28:40

Clinical Trial to Evaluate Novel Ultrasound Treatment at Over 60 Leading Stroke Centers Worldwide REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerevast Therapeutics, Inc., a privately-held medical technology company, announced today that it has initiated patient enrollment in its Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the use of the Company's proprietary Clotbust ER(TM) ultrasonic headframe for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. This worldwide study intends to enroll up to 800...

2013-06-19 14:00:03

In a study that included nearly 60,000 patients with acute ischemic stroke, thrombolytic treatment (to help dissolve a blood clot) that was started more rapidly after symptom onset was associated with reduced in-hospital mortality and intracranial hemorrhage and higher rates of independent walking ability at discharge and discharge to home, according to a study in the June 19 issue of JAMA. "Intravenous (IV) tissue-type plasminogen activator (tPA) is a treatment of proven benefit for...

2013-05-28 23:02:39

Doctors from eight different medical societies recently published effective guidelines for endovascular treatment of severe cases acute ischemic stroke through JVIR (Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology). Orem, Utah (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 When it comes to treating a stroke, time is everything. Each passing second counts, and after a patient is admitted, treatment must begin immediately. How treatment of a stroke is managed is a matter of life and death. Treatment options are...

2012-10-02 02:30:04

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrombolytic Science International (TSI) today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 study of TS01, a new-generation clot-dissolving therapy intended for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. This first-in-man randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study will assess the overall safety and tolerability of TS01 in healthy adults. TS01 selectively targets occlusive clots that cause strokes and spares hemostatic clots (good clots), resulting...

2011-12-21 14:37:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital Interventional Neuroradiologist Matthew Berlet, M.D. and Interventional Radiologist Glenn Stambo, M.D. are among the first in the county to treat acute ischemic stroke patients using a new device that rapidly restores blood flow to the brain. The Trevo(TM) is a minimally invasive catheter system that uses Stentriever(TM) technology to remove the blood clots that cause stroke. St. Joseph's is the only hospital in...

2011-10-26 17:10:00

WINFIELD, Ill., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill., has joined efforts with a select number of hospitals nationwide by participating in a new clinical trial evaluating the Trevo® Retrieval System, a novel device for removing clots from the brain in patients experiencing an acute ischemic stroke. Illinois' first patient was enrolled and successfully treated at CDH by interventional neuroradiologist, Harish Shownkeen,...