New Clinical Alert Issued by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) issued a new Clinical Alert on April 11, 2011:
- Angioplasty Combined with Stenting Plus Aggressive Medical Therapy vs. Aggressive Medical Therapy Alone for Intracranial Arterial Stenosis: NINDS Stops Trial Enrollment Due to a Higher Risk of Stroke and Death in the Stented Group
NINDS has stopped enrollment in a clinical trial that is evaluating whether intracranial angioplasty combined with stenting adds benefit to aggressive medical therapy alone for preventing stroke in patients with symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis.
Links to Clinical Alerts/Advisories can also be found from these NLM® Web sites:
- A complete list of all Clinical Alerts is available from the NIH Clinical Alerts and Advisories page on the NLM Web site.
- MedlinePlus® features Clinical Alerts/Advisories as NIH Press Releases on the appropriate Health Topics page(s).
- PubMed®, the NLM Gateway and ClinicalTrials.gov each have access points to the Clinical Alerts.
New Clinical Alert Issued by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). NLM Tech Bull. 2011 Mar-Apr;(379):e20.