Stroke

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for stroke. This includes both diagosis and treatment of stroke, stroke imaging, pharmaceuticals and interventional stroke technologies.

IAC Awards First CT Accreditation for a Mobile Stroke Unit
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 09, 2018
July 9, 2018 — The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) recently recognized the University of Tennessee Health...
Peter Juodka, RT(CT) operates the 16-slice Siemens Somatom Scope CT scanner in the mobile stroke unit to assess stroke patients immediately at the call site.

Peter Juodka, RT(CT) operates the 16-slice Siemens Somatom Scope CT scanner in the mobile stroke unit to assess stroke patients immediately at the call site.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 03, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for more than 140,000 deaths in some of...
Neural Analytics Inc. Receives CE Mark for Robotic Ultrasound System
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 03, 2018
July 3, 2018 — Medical robotics company Neural Analytics Inc. announced that it received CE Mark for its NeuralBot...
Dictum Health Launches Advanced Telestroke Module for Virtual Exam Room Platform
Technology | Teleradiology | June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018 — Dictum Health Inc., creators of the Virtual Exam Room (VER) telehealth technology, announced the...
NewYork-Presbyterian Expands Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Fleet

Image courtesy of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

News | Stroke | June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018 — NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical...
Impaired Brain Pathways May Cause Attention Problems After Stroke
News | Neuro Imaging | May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018 — Damage to some of the pathways that carry information throughout the brain may be responsible for...
Northwestern Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit Delivers Life-Saving Care 30 Minutes Sooner
News | Stroke | May 07, 2018
May 7, 2018 — A new data analysis of the Northwestern Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) found the specialized ambulance...
360 Degree View Inside a Mobile Stroke Unit Ambulance at Northwestern Medicine
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | May 01, 2018
This is a 360 degree view inside the back of the Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Mobile Stroke Unit...
Videos | Stroke | April 30, 2018
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis explores how the mobile stroke unit (MSU) program at Northwestern Medicine Central...
Brainomix Secures $9.8m Investment to Tackle Strokes With AI
News | Stroke | April 05, 2018
April 5, 2018 — Medical imaging company Brainomix has attracted £7m ($9.8 million) of investment to bring its...
Medical Societies Issue Revised, Patient-Centered Measures for Stroke Interventions
News | Stroke | April 02, 2018
April 2, 2018 — Revised guidelines for the nonsurgical, image-guided interventional treatment of acute ischemic stroke...
Marcus Stroke Network Established in Southeast U.S.
News | Stroke | March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018 — The Marcus Foundation has donated $15 million to establish the Marcus Stroke Network, a coordinated...
Canon Medical Systems Highlights Aquilion One/Genesis CT Stroke Suite at SIR 2018
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018 — The Aquilion One/Genesis Edition computed tomography (CT) system from Canon Medical Systems gives...
FDA Clears First AI-Powered Clinical Decision Support Software for Stroke
Technology | Clinical Decision Support | February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced marketing clearance for Viz.AI’s Contact...
Infervision Launches AI Platform to Help Radiologists Diagnose Stroke Faster
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017 — Infervision is introducing what it calls the first and only artificial intelligence (AI) platform...
German Workshop Highlights Possibilities of Perfusion MRI
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 03, 2017
July 3, 2017 — When diagnosing strokes and heart diseases or looking at tumors, perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (...
3-D-printed Model of Stenotic Intracranial Artery Enables Vessel-Wall MRI Standardization
News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 18, 2017
April 18, 2017 — A collaboration between stroke neurologists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and...
MD Buyline, James Laskaris, five medical technology innovations, very near future

The MARIA microwave radar breast-imaging system from Micrima Ltd. received European regulatory approval in 2015 and is currently involved in several clinical trials throughout the U.K.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | January 17, 2017
January 17, 2017 — James Laskaris, emerging technology analyst at MD Buyline, recently offered his perspective on five...
DEFUSE-2 studym, MRI, brain bleeding risk, post-stroke treatment, NIH

This image combines pre- and post-treatment scans from the same patient. Analysis of the two scans revealed that the area and size of post-treatment bleeding corresponded to blood-brain barrier disruption (shown in green, yellow and red) prior to therapy. Image courtesy of Richard Leigh, NINDS.

News | Advanced Visualization | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — In a study of stroke patients, investigators confirmed through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain...
stroke, neuroimaging study, Achala Vagal, ASNR, race, age, sex
News | Neuro Imaging | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — A person is admitted to the hospital with a stroke, but not much is known about whether or not that...