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Stroke Therapy with Corkscrew Device Most Beneficial, Study Suggests
Date:1/18/2010

fers comprehensive treatment. Dedicated stroke training of all key personnel is imperative for a stroke center to be successful.”

Three-Center Stent Study

In a study using stents to treat stroke, the stents opened up the blocked arteries of all 20 patients, and 12 (60 percent) had significant improvement in brain function. On a brain function scale of 0 to 5, with 0 being no brain impairment and 5 being extreme brain impairment, 45 percent of patients scored a 0 or 1 after treatment. Stents generally can reopen arteries much faster than other agents, said L. Nelson Hopkins, M.D., professor and chairman of neurosurgery and professor of radiology at SUNY at Buffalo, who is presenting the research at ISET.

“No device or treatment works for every stroke, but the future is getting brighter for stroke patients because every year there are more and better stroke treatments available,” said Dr. Hopkins. “Stents appear to work in cases where other treatments don’t.”

Dr. Hopkins said the next step is to compare stent treatment for stroke to IV tPA because it is the most widely available interventional stroke treatment.

Co-authors of the study comparing stroke therapies being presented by Dr. Stambo are M.H. Berlet, D. Steffen, K. Van Epps, T. Woeste and C. Kelley.

Co-authors of the study using stents to treat stroke being presented by Dr. Hopkins are E. Levy, A. Siddiqui and J. Mocco.

The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) is attended by more than 1,200 physicians, scientists, allied professionals and industry professionals from around the world. The meeting pioneered the use of live cases to promote the multidisciplinary treatment of cardiac and vascular disease by endovascular means. ISET is presented by the Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, Miami. ISET 2010 is taking place Jan. 17-21 near Miami Beach, Fla.

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