SNIS Remembers Pioneering Neuroradiologist

In the early 1970s, the field of neuroradiology was still in its formative years, and among its early practitioners was Dr. John Bentson, at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. As he helped patients with the aid of new technology like the CT scan and computer imaging, he saw an opportunity for innovation. At the […]

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Lower-Profile Web Intrasaccular Aneurysm Treatment Device Receives FDA Approval

MicroVention, Inc., a U.S.-based subsidiary of Terumo and a global neurovascular company, announced today the FDA Approval of the PMA Supplement for the WEB 17 System, a new addition to the WEB Aneurysm Embolization System for the treatment of intracranial wide neck bifurcation aneurysms. The WEB 17 System, designed with the latest microbraid technology, features […]

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Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery™: Cuts in Medicare Payments Approved Dec. 1 Jeopardize Patient Access to Lifesaving Therapies

CONTACT: Brittany Vanderpool bvanderpool@vancomm.com or 202.248.5487 FAIRFAX, Va.— The final 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) issued this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will result in reimbursement cuts in the range of 10% for neurointerventional procedures, according to a detailed analysis published last week in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery™, […]

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Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery™: Patients with Severe Paralysis Able to Text, Email, Bank Online Using Stentrode™ Brain-Computer Interface

CONTACT: Brittany Vanderpool, bvanderpool@vancomm.com FAIRFAX, Va. — Researchers demonstrated the success of a fully implantable wireless medical device, the Stentrode™ brain-computer interface (BCI), designed to allow patients with severe paralysis to resume daily tasks — including texting, emailing, shopping and banking online — without the need for open brain surgery. The first-in-human study was published […]

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MIVI Neuroscience Receives IDE to Study Q Aspiration Catheter

MIVI Neuroscience announced that the FDA has approved an investigational device exemption to initiate a human clinical study of the MIVI Q aspiration catheter in the United States.  EVaQ is a prospective, multicenter, single-arm study of the Q revascularization system for neurointervention in acute ischemic stroke.  According to the company, the study will assess the […]

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