MicroVention Announces First Patient Enrolled in the STRAIT Study with the New BOBBY™ Balloon Guide Catheter

Aliso Viejo, CA – April 20, 2022 – MicroVention, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, announced the successful completion of its first enrollment in a multi-center, prospective EU observational study called STRAIT, to evaluate the Safety and Performance of the BOBBY Balloon Guide Catheter for Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke. The BOBBY […]

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Stock Donations

The SNIS Foundation has the ability to accept gifts of stock. If you own an appreciated stock, it often makes more sense to contribute the stock than cash. A gift of appreciated stock generally offers two-fold tax savings. First, you avoid paying capital gains tax on the increase in the value of the stock, and […]

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Using New-Generation Imaging Tests May Shorten the Time to Surgery for Stroke Patients, Research Shows

CONTACT: Maria Enie menie@vancomm.com or 202-248-5454  Using New-Generation Imaging Tests May Shorten the Time to Surgery for Stroke Patients, Research Shows COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Using a different type of CT scan may reduce the time to essential surgery for patients with the deadliest kind of strokes — emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO) ischemic strokes […]

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Study Shows Black Patients with Stroke Undergo Neuroendovascular Surgery Less Often than White Patients Due to Less Frequent Diagnosis of Large Artery Blockage

CONTACT: Maria Enie menie@vancomm.com or 202-248-5454 Study Shows Black Patients with Stroke Undergo Neuroendovascular Surgery Less Often than White Patients Due to Less Frequent Diagnosis of Large Artery Blockage COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Black patients are less likely than white patients to undergo a potentially lifesaving, minimally-invasive surgery known as thrombectomy to remove blood clots […]

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