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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.

2010-05-27 14:04:42

Mayo Clinic researcher says physicians can target treatment to individual patients.

2010-05-26 16:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data from the CREST (Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial) study were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine.

2010-05-06 13:25:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) today announced the creation of the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) organization.

2010-05-06 12:45:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel device that takes a simple approach to protecting the brain during procedures to improve blood flow through arteries in the neck appears to be safer and more effective than existing protection devices, according to a study presented today at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions.

2010-03-15 13:16:04

Cerebral protection device used in combination with minimally invasive FDA-approved carotid stents in high-surgical-risk patients advances stroke care, shows excellent safety, effectiveness outcomes

2010-03-15 08:00:00

Cerebral Protection Device Used in Combination With Minimally Invasive FDA-approved Carotid Stents in High-surgical-risk Patients Advances Stroke Care, Shows Excellent Safety, Effectiveness Outcomes TAMPA, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An important interventional radiology advancement--the use of a new cerebral protection device in combination with FDA-approved carotid stents in high-surgical-risk patients--provides a minimally invasive, safe and effective way to prevent stroke...


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