Tag: stroke

SVS has patient resources and guidelines on strokes

May was Stroke Awareness Month, and the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and SVS Foundation offer educational resources for Society members to provide as...

A new pathway for preventing dementia?

Craig Weinkauf, MD, is leading a trial looking into a connection between Alzheimer's and carotid stenosis. ‘We want to try to quantify the brain:...

ESVS publishes 2023 guidelines on management of atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral...

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has just released 2023 clinical practice guidelines on the management of atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral artery disease. The...

Randomized trial suggests carotid endarterectomy does not affect dementia risk

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) does not appear to either reduce or increase the risk of dementia, despite it having been shown to reduce stroke risk....

Study highlights need to extend scope of cerebrovascular health disparities research

A new research letter in Stroke outlines use of the novel National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us research program dataset of diverse...

Ontario registry risk model provides ‘reliable’ predictions of stroke, death following...

The Ontario carotid endarterectomy registry (OCER) model was found to be the most reliable predictor of stroke or death after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) among...

‘TCAR yields high technical success with an extraordinarily low stroke and...

Outcomes in a cohort of patients who consented to one year of follow-up after transcarotid revascularization (TCAR) treatment for carotid stenosis in the ROADSTER...

Physicians, industry urged to tackle multifactorial stroke risk following thoracic endovascular...

As evidence builds on the importance of reducing the risk of stroke by removing residual air prior to thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) procedures,...

Study detects no difference in adverse outcomes from balloon dilatation strategy...

Avoiding a strategy of post-stent balloon dilation during transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) may be unnecessary—a “contradistinction” to results shown in conventional transfemoral carotid artery...

TCAR may be associated with favorable outcomes in restenotic carotid lesions,...

Transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) may be associated with favorable in-hospital outcomes for the treatment of restenotic carotid lesions after carotid endarterectomy (CEA), suggests a...

Carotid endarterectomy shows ‘improved long-term durability’ over transfemoral carotid artery stenting

An increased postoperative stroke rate associated with transfemoral carotid artery stenting “seems to extend up to five years’ follow-up” compared to carotid endarterectomy. This...

Added benefit of carotid revascularization to modern medical care ‘needs to...

A pooled meta-analysis found that patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis enrolled in recent randomized controlled trials (RCTs) had a lower risk of stroke after...

Walking can relieve leg pain in people with PAD

Exercise can play an important role in treating peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a recent review by Amy Harwood, PhD, from the Centre for Sport and...

Study finds racial disparities in acute stroke thrombectomy management

A new study has found several racial disparities after mechanical thrombectomy for stroke with respect to post-procedure management and outcomes. Vineeth Thirunavu of Northwestern...

CEA provides inhibitive effect on stroke prevention for eight years over...

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has a small but significant effect on stroke prevention through eight years compared with no surgery, investigators who carried out a...

Study identifies disparities in early revascularization for symptomatic carotid stenosis

Data from a new study carried out in Texas found disparities in those undergoing early carotid revascularization along gender, race and ethnic lines. A research...

Cannabis use disorder linked to greater odds of perioperative myocardial infarction...

Active cannabis use disorder was associated with significantly higher odds of perioperative myocardial infarction in vascular surgery patients, researchers reveal. Furthermore, people with the disorder...

Study shows novel AI technology is better predictor of stroke than...

Boston-based medical technology company Elucid Bio, maker of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared and CE-marked vascuCAP software, announced Wednesday, July 1, that its...

Endovascular aortic arch repair with three-vessel inner branches is safe, investigators...

Total endovascular aortic arch repair for aneurysms and chronic dissections using three-vessel inner branch stent-grafts is technically feasible and safe, a multicenter global early...

Lecture: How remote support systems will transform medical care

The prospect of remote stroke intervention may be the most exciting clinical application among the suite of benefits emerging from the ongoing transformation in...

TCAR outperforms transfemoral carotid artery stenting, ‘significantly’ lowering stroke and death...

A study that set out to determine whether there was a lesser stroke or death risk by deploying transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) over the...

Elevated risk of AAAs among individuals suffering depression post-risk factor adjustment...

People with depressive symptoms have a significantly higher risk of incident abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) after adjustments for established risk factors, a study published...