In the Spotlight
NVQI-QOD: Better Together
April 17, 2019 -  The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s NeuroVascular Quality Initiative (NVQI) and the NeuroPoint Alliance (NPA) Quality Outcomes Database Neurovascular (QOD NV) registry are pleased to announce that they have merged their prospective registries into one unified registry. This collaboration, now called NVQI-QOD, doubles the size of the previous registries, and provides a greater opportunity for providers collecting and analyzing perioperative and follow-up data to improve patient   More...
Public Statement from the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery, Joint Cerebrovascular Section of the AANS and CNS, and Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology
October 17, 2018 -  The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that it will abandon formal training and experience standards for physicians performing mechanical thrombectomy at Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSCs) and Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Centers (TSCs). Under the new standards, physicians performing thrombectomy do not need to be certified by the Society of Neurological Surgeons’ Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (CAST), which includes equal multi-specialty representation from neuroradiology, neurology and neurosurgery,   More...