Supported by Stryker Neurovascular.
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Dr. Yavagal reports receiving consulting fees from and serving on a steering committee for Medtronic and receiving consulting fees from Neural Analytics; Dr. Cognard, receiving consulting fees from Medtronic, Stryker, and MicroVention; Dr. Hanel, receiving consulting fees from Stryker, MicroVention, and Codman and grant support and consulting fees from Medtronic and holding stock in Neurvana, Three Rivers Medical, and InNeuroCo; Dr. Sila, receiving honoraria and administrative analysis from Medtronic; Dr. Hassan, receiving consulting fees, lecture fees, and proctor fees from Medtronic and consulting fees and lecture fees from Penumbra, MicroVention, GE Healthcare, and Stryker; Dr. Levy, receiving lecture fees and honoraria for training from Covidien, consulting fees from Pulsar Vasulcar, and honoraria for training from Abbott Vascular, holding stock and ownership interest in Intratech Medical, NeXtGen Biologics, and Neuravi, serving on advisory boards for Stryker, NeXtGen Biologics, MedX, and Cognition Medical, and serving as an expert witness for Renders Medical; Dr. Mitchell, receiving grant support to his institution from Stryker and Medtronic and serving as an unpaid advisory-board member for Johnson Johnson; Dr. Chen, receiving consulting fees from Medtronic and lecture fees from Penumbra, receiving lecture fees from and serving on an advisory board for Stryker, and serving on an advisory board for Genentech; Dr. English, receiving consulting fees from Stryker; Dr. Baxter, receiving consulting fees and fees for serving on a speakers’ bureau from Penumbra and consulting fees from Stryker, Medtronic, Route 92 Medical, and Pulsar and holding U.S. Patent 9526863 on devices and methods for perfusion therapy, licensed to Neuronal Protection System; Dr. Abraham, receiving consulting fees and lecture fees from Stryker and fees for serving on a speakers’ bureau and lecture fees from Boehringer Ingelheim; Dr. Veznedaroglu, receiving consulting fees from Stryker, Trice, and Penumbra; Dr. Lopes, receiving grant support and honoraria for training and educational activities from and serving on an advisory board for Stryker; Dr. Yoo, receiving grant support from Penumbra, and Neuravi–Cerenovus and having an equity investment in Insera Therapeutics; Dr. Olivot, receiving lecture fees from Boston Scientific, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Boehringer Ingelheim and consulting fees from AstraZeneca and Servier; Mr. Shields, being employed by Stryker; Dr. Graves, receiving consulting fees from Stryker; Dr. Lewis, receiving fees for serving as a senior statistical scientist from Berry Consultants; Dr. Smith, receiving fees for serving as chair of a data and safety monitoring board from Stryker; Dr. Liebeskind, receiving consulting fees from Stryker and Medtronic; Dr. Saver, receiving grant support paid to the University of California Regents and fees for serving on steering committees from Medtronic–Abbott and Neuravi; and Dr. Jovin, receiving consulting fees from and owning stock in Silk Road Medical, owning stock in and serving on an advisory board for Anaconda BioMed, Route 92 Medical, Blockade Medical, and FreeOx Biotech, and receiving consulting fees and fees for serving on a data and safety monitoring board from Codman and consulting fees and fees for serving on a steering committee from Neuravi. No other potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.
Drs. Nogueira and Jovin contributed equally to this article.
This article was published on November 11, 2017, at NEJM.org.