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2011-09-08 11:51:46

Patients at a high risk for a second stroke who received intensive medical treatment had fewer strokes and deaths than patients who received a brain stent in addition to the medical treatment, a large nationwide clinical trial has shown.

2011-09-08 09:42:09

An article appearing in the Sept. 7 New England Journal of Medicine, reporting on National Institutes of Health research on brain stents, says aggressive medical treatment without stenting is better for high-risk stroke patients.

2011-09-08 09:39:17

To prevent a common type of stroke, intensive medical therapy could be better by itself than in combination with surgery that props open affected arteries.

2011-09-08 09:36:40

Patients with narrowed arteries in the brain who received intensive medical treatment had fewer strokes and deaths than patients who received a brain stent in addition to medical treatment.

2011-09-08 09:35:17

Patients at a high risk for a second stroke who received intensive medical treatment had fewer strokes and deaths than patients who received a brain stent in addition to the medical treatment, a large nationwide clinical trial has shown.

2011-08-17 23:57:22

New research from Neurologist Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario has shown that using 3-D ultrasound to identify ulcers in the carotid arteries is an effective way to pinpoint the small number of high-risk patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS) who would benefit from surgery to prevent stroke.

2011-07-29 07:17:00

Disparity Between Hospital Costs and Reimbursement Could Have Implications for Various Patient Populations and Delivery of Healthcare Services COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Study results released today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 8(th) Annual Meeting reveals that treatment costs for some neurovascular conditions remain higher than reimbursement in the form of Medicare payments.

2011-07-20 12:27:51

As the population ages and obesity and diabetes increase, more people suffer from noncardiac vascular diseases.

2011-05-10 08:06:11

This randomized trial looking at the effectiveness of two stroke-prevention procedures for clearing blocked neck arteries (carotid stenosis) suggests that women are at more than double the short-term risk of stroke following carotid stenting than traditional surgery (endartectomy).

2011-05-06 10:55:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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