She maintained that SNIS
would be child-focused, aesthetically designed, adaptive with a view to promote learning, support collaboration and provide a personalised and stimulating environment to all.
Penumbra is launching this new technology at the 3rd SNIS
InternationalEndovascular Stroke Conference (IESC)and Joint Cerebrovascular Section Annual Meeting taking place this week in Honolulu, Hawaii.
works to develop general standards to define principles of practice that will produce high-quality care and provides guidance on standardized techniques, procedures and practices in the neurointerventional field, not only to improve health care outcomes but also to define the core practice from which this specialty can build and grow.
In keeping with the mission of SNIS
, the society remains committed to working in partnership to advance the science and medical environment that will result in enhanced quality of care for patients across the globe.
and president-elect of SNIS
, MR CLEAN is the most significant randomized, controlled stroke treatment study since the NINDS-2 trial in 1995 and subsequent FDA approval of IV-tPA.
This is a very exciting time in the evolution of the neurointerventional field," said Cameron McDougall, MD, Chief of Endovascular Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute and President of the SNIS
Under the agreement, SNIS
and SNIA remain approved and licensed entities to conduct their historic managing agency and third party administrator business.
Representing physicians who specialize in neurointerventional approaches to neurovascular conditions, SNIS
formed the SNIS
Foundation, in part, to ensure investment in scientific research and discovery that enables practitioners to provide the highest level of care to patients who can benefit from neurointerventional treatment.
By encouraging the collection, aggregation, benchmarking, and analysis of clinical data, NVQI will assist SNIS
members in understanding and improving patient outcomes in a safe environment.
and other stakeholders in the stroke community are committed to taking action to further reduce the impact of stroke on individuals, families and communities.
The need to document the impact of our treatments on patient outcomes and care is at a pivotal point," says Michael Alexander, MD, Professor and Vice-Chairman Director, Neurovascular Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and president of SNIS
In reporting on the use of i-Stroke to date at the SNIS
meeting, Murayama says the system, implemented in his hospital in a pilot program in 2010, has been used in approximately 160 stroke cases.