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CAS, endarterectomy reduced stroke in Medicare beneficiaries

September 19, 2017

The number of patients who had a stroke after carotid artery stenting or carotid endarterectomy declined over time, according to an analysis published in JAMA.

Use of CAS increased from 1999 to 2006 then declined until 2014 and use of carotid endarterectomy declined from 1999 to 2014.

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ACT 1: Carotid stenting beneficial in women, heavy atherosclerotic burden

September 13, 2017
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VIVA 17 to highlight integrated approaches to treat vascular disease

September 8, 2017
Experts from multiple disciplines will converge to learn about the best ways to treat vascular disease in a variety of forms at VIVA 17. The conference, to be held Sept…
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FDA green-lights trial of carotid implant for resistant hypertension

August 21, 2017
Vascular Dynamics announced that the FDA approved its investigational device exemption application to begin a pivotal trial of a device implanted in the carotid artery…
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The Take Home: ISET

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VIDEO: New data support endovascular stroke therapy

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FDA designates recall of stroke revascularization device as Class I

July 21, 2017
The FDA has designated Penumbra’s product recall of a device used in revascularization for acute ischemic stroke
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