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ESCAPE and EXTEND-IA Show Improved Neurological Outcomes with Addition of Stent Thrombectomy

DUBLIN, Ireland. - Thursday, February 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Research presented today at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) in Nashville, Tenn. and published online in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) found that the addition of the Solitaire™ Device stent thrombectomy procedure to current pharmaceutical treatment significantly reduced disability in patients suffering stroke.

Both the EXtending the Time for Thrombolysis in Emergency Neurological Deficits - Intra-Arterial (EXTEND-IA) and Endovascular Treatment for Small Core and Proximal Occlusion Ischemic Stroke (ESCAPE) trials, which were investigator initiated trials supported by an unrestricted grant from Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), primarily assessed the addition of Solitaire in conjunction with current pharmaceutical treatment, or IV-tPA. ESCAPE assessed 316 patients and foun ... Read more »

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 Renowned global CEO to lead the world’s largest specialized wireless distributor and a leader in innovation and diversified services for the wireless industry

MIAMI - Thursday, February 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightstar Corp. today announced that its board of directors has named Jaymin B. Patel as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brightstar. Patel becomes the second CEO in Brightstar’s 17-year history as he succeeds Marcelo Claure, President and CEO of Sprint.

“Jaymin’s operational leadership, financial expertise and experience negotiating and closing highly complex, multi-year deals makes him the ideal person to lead Brightstar at the center of the wireless ecosystem,” said Ronald Fisher, Chairman of the Board for Brightstar. “His disciplined global approach to operations will continue to drive customer value and profitable growth while maintaining our strong tradition of innovation in the ... Read more »

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Premier investment forum highlights Sharjah’s investment potential and brings compelling facts, projections, and opinions to light

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, February 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The 12th edition of the World Forum for FDI came to a close, with Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) highlighting the vast investment potential of the emirate of Sharjah in the UAE. Held for the first time in the Middle East and hosted by Shurooq, the conference ran from the 8th to the 10th of February.

The Shurooq Chairperson underlined that Sharjah, which has the most diversified economy in the GCC, strives to keep and improve its competitive edge by investing in education, research and development, and innovation and by supporting a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.

She also stated that FDIs face challenges and obstacles in many parts of the world but pr ... Read more »

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