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2014-03-26 12:29:51

FAIRFAX, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) and M2S announced today the launch of the NeuroVascular Quality Initiative(TM) (NVQI(TM)), a multi-module registry system designed to track performance and outcomes data across a variety of neurovascular conditions. The launch debuts the Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) module, which will be used to track and benchmark clinical performance at the center level and nationally, providing...

2014-01-09 08:29:08

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) today has launched a 2014 national tour that will bring together physicians and medical personnel across the nation involved in stroke care to address current stroke treatment in the U.S. and the value of neurointerventional therapy in optimal stroke care delivery. Ranked the fourth leading cause of death in the United States by the American Stroke Association, stroke is a complex disease...

2013-08-01 16:31:03

Data Fills Significant Gap in Stroke Studies to Date MIAMI, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multiple studies have been conducted over the past five to ten years to assess the effectiveness of an evolving trend in acute ischemic stroke treatment - performing Intra-Arterial (IA) treatment or a minimally invasive surgery utilizing specialty devices to snare or dissolve clots that are blocking blood flow within a vessel of the brain. However, because the clinical outcomes from...

2013-07-30 08:33:35

Launch Announced at Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) 10(th) Annual Meeting MIAMI, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) will host a new national registry, entitled the Neurovascular Quality Initiative (NVQI), which will make it possible to measure performance and outcome data across a spectrum of neurovascular conditions, to include stroke and aneurysms. The registry, announced at the SNIS 10(th) Annual Meeting in...

2012-07-30 10:24:25

Technology Currently in Use in Japan May Be Poised for U.S. Entry FAIRFAX, Va., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First-of-its-kind mobile phone-based software technology may allow physicians to manage and consult on stroke cases in real time from anywhere in the world, a study presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 9(th) Annual Meeting in San Diego showed. The telediagnostic imaging support system known as the i-Stroke System(TM), which facilitates the...

2012-07-27 10:22:13

Results Announced at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 9th Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Endovascular therapy (EVT) is associated with significantly better treatment outcomes over traditional intravenous tPA (IVT) for patients suffering acute ischemic stroke resulting from blockages in the large vessels, or major "highways" of the brain, according to a study presented at the SNIS 9(th) Annual Meeting in San Diego. Statistics from...

2012-07-26 10:26:21

Results Announced at Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) 9th Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A correlation between brain aneurysms, bulges or balloons in vessel walls, and early onset menopause has been identified, according to recent study results presented at the SNIS 9(th) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, thereby suggesting that the premature loss of estrogen could be a risk factor for aneurysm formation and development. As it is...

2012-07-24 10:23:25

Results Announced at Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) 9th Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS) 9th Annual Meeting opened with study results which show that patients presenting with ischemic stroke may be successfully treated with endovascular or minimally invasive therapy well beyond the 8-hour treatment window today considered standard by most neurointerventional practitioners. The multi-center...

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. For many hospitals across the nation, particularly those that...

2011-07-27 13:30:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Neurovascular, a division of Stryker Corporation, today announced the results of its Matrix and Platinum Science (MAPS) Trial during the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 8th Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs. The MAPS Trial establishes a new standard for the measurement of aneurysm treatment success, target aneurysm recurrence rate (TAR)*, and proves that coiling is an excellent treatment for both ruptured and...