The Enroute transcarotid stent is the first carotid stent that is introduced and implanted into the carotid artery through a direct common carotid access point to enable a safe and more direct approach to carotid artery stenting.
The Prodigy system is the only implantable spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system approved to deliver St Jude Medical’s proprietary burst stimulation as well as traditional SCS to reduce pain, improve patient satisfaction and eliminate paraesthesia in some patients.
New therapies are on the horizon for individuals paralysed following spinal cord injury. The e-Dura implant developed by EPFL scientists can be applied directly to the spinal cord without causing damage and inflammation.
New research shows that treatment of large and giant proximal internal carotid artery aneurysms with flow diversion requires less radiation, less fluoroscopy time, and less contrast administration than standard coiling techniques.
Gabor Toth writes for NeuroNews about the flow diverters that are currently available and the ongoing clinical trials that could have the potential to extend the indications of flow diverter therapy ...
In their experience, Aquilla Turk et al found that the Medina coil, when deployed, takes advantage of its surrounding filament design to provide improved volumetric filling of the aneurysm, which will hopefully result in better long-term occlusion rates.