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NAVIGATE ESUS is a randomised double-blind, event-driven superiority Phase III study of secondary prevention of stroke and prevention of systemic embolism in patients with a recent embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS).
When a blood clot forms somewhere else (for instance, in the heart) and then travels through the blood stream until it lodges in a blood vessel, it is called an embolus, and the result is an embolic stroke.
Our technology is designed not only to eliminate the risk of embolic stroke from TAVR procedures, but it is also the only technology designed to simultaneously shield the aortic lumen in order to protect the rest of the arterial bed as well.
NYSE MKT: MSTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that, in a model of embolic stroke with delayed administration of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), treatment with vepoloxamer (MST-188), both alone and in combination with tPA, was superior to treatment with tPA alone and saline controls.
Boehringer Ingelheim announces that the first patient has been enrolled in the RE-SPECT ESUS phase III study to investigate the efficacy and safety of dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of recurrent Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source, also called ESUS.
He suffered an embolic stroke and recognises absolutely no one," he told the Miami Herald.
Embolic stroke implies a clot originating from one site that then promotes occlusive cerebral artery disease.
NMT is currently investigating the potential connection between a common heart defect that allows a right-to-left shunt or flow of blood through a defect like a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and brain attacks such as embolic stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and migraine headaches.
The leakage of TB4 in this rat model of embolic stroke confirmed our hypothesis that TB4 crossed the blood brain barrier since previous experiments using MRI and gadolinium showed compromise of the blood brain barrier in this model of embolic stroke," reported Dr.
It includes 11 trials assessing the safety and efficacy of rivaroxaban in high-risk patient populations, including those with chronic heart failure, coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, acute coronary syndrome and embolic stroke of undetermined source.
NMT is currently investigating with its CLOSURE I clinical trial, the potential connection between a common heart defect that allows a right-to-left shunt or flow of blood through a defect like a patent foramen ovale (PFO) and brain attacks such as embolic stroke, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and migraine headaches.