Latest ischemic stroke Stories

2010-06-02 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced an important expanded indication for the full line of DAC(TM) Neurovascular Catheters.

2010-05-04 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced that the Merci Retriever®, Merci® Microcatheter, and Merci® Balloon Guide Catheter have received Shonin approval in Japan.

2010-04-20 14:47:00

SAN DIEGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc. (Stemedica), a world leader in stem cell research and manufacturing, announced that the U.S.

2010-04-03 09:36:19

Young adults with overactive thyroid face a 44 percent increased risk of stroke compared to those with normal thyroid function.

2010-02-26 10:46:00

Study highlights: -- The antiplatelet drug cilostazol was better than aspirin in preventing a recurrent stroke in a Japanese trial. -- Compared to patients taking aspirin, patients taking the drug were less likely to have new ischemic stroke or develop bleeding requiring hospitalization. -- Cilostazol is used to reduce leg pain associated with peripheral vascular disease in the United States.

2010-02-25 07:34:23

Post-menopausal women who reported consuming the most daily dietary fat had a 40 percent higher incidence of clot-caused strokes compared to women who ate the least amount.

2010-02-12 08:04:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CoAxia(TM), Inc. of Maple Grove, MN, announced today the completion of enrollment in its SENTIS randomized, controlled, pivotal trial of NeuroFlo(TM) Perfusion Augmentation Therapy as an acute interventional treatment for ischemic stroke.

2010-02-08 15:00:00

American Heart Association rapid access journal report DALLAS, Feb.

2010-01-12 02:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in acute ischemic stroke intervention, today announced that the first cases have been performed using its Trevo(TM) System in Europe.

2009-06-22 16:52:00

Funding of Stroke Company Exemplifies Firm's Strategy in the Field of Medical Device PARIS and MINNEAPOLIS, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sofinnova Partners of Paris, France today announced having led a $21.5M financing in Minneapolis based medical device company CoAxia.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.