Tag: stroke

New guideline: ASA no longer recommended to prevent first stroke, heart disease

A new Heart & Stroke guideline published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal does ...

TriGUARD 3 given CE mark for embolic protection during TAVI

European CE mark has been awarded to the TriGUARD 3 cerebral embolic protection (CEP) device fro...

Left atrial appendage closure associated with a decreased stroke risk in AF patients

Left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) via implanted device was associated with a decreased risk o...

Medtronic enters into AI partnership for stroke care

Medtronic has entered into a partnership agreement with Viz.ai to accelerate the adoption of art...

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

Women who suffer from idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) have twice the risk of heart co...

New Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science established

The Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science, an alliance between academia and the NHS, was e...

Carotid disease is not a risk factor for stroke or death in TAVI patients

A new study, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, shows that one fifth of pat...

Shingles associated with stroke and heart attack

Contracting shingles, a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, increases a person’s risk of strok...

US FDA clears Stroke2prevent’s A-View balloon catheter

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Stroke2prevent’s A-view device for commerciali...

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 fai...

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 pub...

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

Of 84 older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantationt (TAVI), nearly a quarte...

Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions announces successful first use of its Emblok embolic protection system

  Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions has announced the successful first European clinic...

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 ...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked best in USA for heart attack, stroke and heart failure survival

Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been ranked best in the USA for survival of patients suffering he...

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

At PCR London Valves (18–20 September, London, UK), Holger Eggebrecht (Cardioangiological Center...

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

The St Jude Medical Amplatzer Amulet Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) trial, which will ev...

ESC 2016: Low socioeconomic status associated with higher risk of second heart attack or stroke

Low socioeconomic status has been associated with a higher risk of a second heart attack or stro...