Data on the presence or lack of main arterial occlusions based on the NIHSS rating for the 306 individuals who underwent CT angiography at baseline are shown in Fig. 2 in the Supplementary Appendix. Major Outcome The trial was stopped early because of futility, based on the prespecified rule. There is no significant difference between your endovascular-therapy and intravenous t-PA groups in the overall proportion of individuals with a modified Rankin rating of 2 or less .).Published in the July issue of Biomed Central, the combination simulated-make use of and clinical-use study was led by Michelle Alfa, Ph.D., FCCM, Medical Director, Microbiology Discipline Diagnostic Solutions of Manitoba St. Boniface General Hospital Site. ‘There were a number of highly publicized endoscope washing incidents in both USA and Canada that underscore the importance of improving the cleaning process for flexible endoscopes,’ stated Dr. Alfa, study principal lead and investigator author. Improved cleaning utilizing a validated automated system is an important step in ensuring dependable reprocessing of flexible endoscopes and therefore reducing risk for patients.