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2009-05-14 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in acute ischemic stroke intervention, today announced the enrollment of the 500th patient in its Merci Registry, a real-world, international, post-market study of its innovative product, the Merci Retrieval System(TM).

2009-04-02 09:17:34

Identifying two proteins that indicate the presence of inflammation can provide an important tool in predicting a patient's risk of stroke, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appeared in a recent issue of the journal Stroke.

2009-03-05 08:19:11

Chronic kidney disease increases the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of heart arrhythmia, according to a new study by Kaiser Permanente researchers in the current online issue of Circulation.

2009-02-10 08:34:39

Some patients who suffer a stroke as a result of a blockage in an artery in the brain may benefit from a clot-busting drug nine or more hours after the onset of symptoms. The findings are published in the online edition of Radiology.

2009-01-26 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced that the company's Merci Retrieval System(TM) has been used in over 10,000 patients since its launch in August 2004.

2009-01-15 13:23:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the January issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource attribution is required. Reprinting is allowed for a fee.

2009-01-08 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced that it has completed a $15 million round of financing.

2008-12-19 10:05:55

Testing patient's blood for two proteins or biomarkers that occur when inflammation is present could help doctors identify which patients are more likely to have a stroke.

2008-11-13 15:00:28

A Danish study suggests high non-fasting triglyceride levels can not only increase the risk of heart attack but also increase the risk of ischemic stroke. Scientists from Copenhagen University Hospitals, led by Dr.

2008-06-16 09:01:20

Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CYTX) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (IZI) formed collaboration to develop adipose-derived stem and regenerative cell-based treatments for ischemic stroke.


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