Latest Carotid stenting Stories

2010-12-21 15:52:34

Research on reducing risks, improving medical treatment and improving lifestyle behaviors to fight the battle against heart disease and stroke are among the key scientific findings that make up this year’s top cardiovascular and stroke research recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

2010-12-01 21:59:21

Doctors have long known that patients with carotid artery stenosis, narrowed blood vessels in the neck, are at significant risk for a stroke.

2010-11-29 06:00:00

CAESAREA, Israel, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Gardia Medical's wire independent Embolic Protection System was recently used in live case demonstrations at TCT 2010, the 22nd annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference in September, and VIVA 2010, the Vascular Interventional Advances Meeting in October of this year.

2010-10-21 00:00:41

Clinical Data Analysis Provider M2S, Inc. Releases Clinical Data Pathways Upgrades M2S, Inc., a leading provider of medical image and clinical data analysis services, has released version 1.7 of its Clinical Data Pathways vascular quality improvement database.

2010-10-12 14:07:00

For patients with blockages in the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain, carotid artery stenting (a non-surgical treatment) appears to be associated with an increased risk of both short- and long-term adverse outcomes when compared with surgical treatment (carotid endarterectomy).

2010-09-28 08:29:54

Surgeons are narrowing the outcome of stroke for at least 10 years by safely operating on narrowed neck arteries.

2010-07-27 13:32:24

A review of scientific studies that compares two treatments for preventing strokes due carotid artery disease provides no clear answer on which treatment is better.

2010-07-27 13:19:00

Medicare beneficiaries in some parts of the United States appear more likely to receive carotid endarterectomy, a surgical procedure to clear blockages in the artery supplying blood to the head, whereas those in other regions more often receive stents for the same condition.

2010-06-07 11:21:00

BOSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior failed ipsilateral percutaneous vascular intervention (PVI) in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) predicts poor outcome after lower extremity bypass (LEB), according to a study from the 64th Vascular Annual Meeting presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery®. "Often PVI is the preferred initial revascularization strategy at many centers in patients with CLI, but we sought to determine if previous failed ipsilateral, infrainguinal PVI (iiPVI)...

2010-05-28 14:05:01

NEJM authors: Physicians should consider this when tailoring treatment plans to beat stroke.

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