Tag: stroke

Medtronic enters into AI partnership for stroke care

Medtronic has entered into a partnership agreement with Viz.ai to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence software for stroke prevention and treatment in US...

Women with idiopathic intracranial hypertension at twice the risk of cardiovascular...

Women who suffer from idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) have twice the risk of heart conditions and stroke than those of the same age and...

New Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science established

The Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science, an alliance between academia and the NHS, was established to advance cardiovascular and stroke research and innovation locally,...

Carotid disease is not a risk factor for stroke or death...

A new study, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, shows that one fifth of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) have evidence of carotid...

Shingles associated with stroke and heart attack

Contracting shingles, a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, increases a person’s risk of stroke and heart attack, according to a research letter published today...

US FDA clears Stroke2prevent’s A-View balloon catheter

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Stroke2prevent’s A-view device for commercialisation on the US market. The A-view is a balloon catheter...

Medtronic ENDURANCE Supplemental trial of HVAD fails to meet primary endpoint

Medtronic’s ENDURANCE Supplemental trial of the company’s HVAD ventricular assist device has failed to meet its primary endpoint of all neurological events at 12...

Insomnia associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke

Insomnia is associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Sleep is...

ACC 2017: TAVI Linked with bleeding in the brain and neurological...

Of 84 older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantationt (TAVI), nearly a quarter developed new microbleeds in the brain after their procedure, according to...

Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions announces successful first use of its Emblok embolic...

  Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions has announced the successful first European clinical cases using its Emblok embolic protection system in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation...

New guidelines released to improve stroke reporting following cardiac procedures

In response to a growing body of evidence of the existence of "covert" brain injury to patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked best in USA for heart attack, stroke...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been ranked best in the USA for survival of patients suffering heart failure, and second for survival of patients with...

“Keep it fast and simple” to avoid periprocedural stroke after TAVI

At PCR London Valves (18–20 September, London, UK), Holger Eggebrecht (Cardioangiological Center Bethanien and AGAPLESION Bethanien Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany) will give the talk “Preventing...

St Jude Medical launches trial of Amplatzer Amulet left atrial appendage...

The St Jude Medical Amplatzer Amulet Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) trial, which will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the company’s Amplatzer Amulet left...

ESC 2016: Low socioeconomic status associated with higher risk of second...

Low socioeconomic status has been associated with a higher risk of a second heart attack or stroke, according to research presented at the ESC...