In this recently published study , the investigators performed gadolinium-enhanced MRI to identify the rate of vessel wall permeability impairment and blood-CSF barrier (BCSFB) disruption. More »
Data on ruptured cerebral aneurysms left unsecured are from the 1960s. This month in the journal Stroke, a group of researchers from Helsinki in Finland published their findings in a more recent cohort. The authors identified 510 patients ... More »
In this study recently presented at the International Stroke Conference, investigators followed a large cohort of patients with known intracranial aneurysms and analyzed demographic and clinical factors that are associated with aneurysm growth.
Not surprisingly, the study found that mean initial size ... More »
The Woven EndoBridge (WEB) technique represents an intrasaccular device designed to obliterate cerebral aneurysms and was first introduced approximately 4 years ago. Currently there are 3 versions including a double and single layer cube and a single ... More »
In 2015, 5 large randomized clinical trials demonstrated that mechanical thrombectomy substantially improves functional outcome of patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke. The positive results of the trials were largely attributed to screening for large vessel occlusion and high recanalization ... More »
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Call for action by all members to support the initiatives by US representatives Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Richard Neal (D-MA) have introduced a resolution ( H. Res. 522 ) that would designate September 2014 as “National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.” A similar resolution ( ... More »