Philips presents the latest advances in stroke care at the World Stroke Congress 2022

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October 25, 2022

  • Philips showcases innovations in its end-to-end care pathway solutions to improve treatment and quality of life for stroke patients
  • Symposium hosted by Philips features leading clinical experts discussing early stroke detection, new guidelines for reperfusion therapy and the health economic impact of a new stroke pathway: live -to-angio-suite

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global health technology leader, today announced that it will showcase the company’s latest advancements to support the treatment of stroke patients at the 14th Annual World Stroke Congress (CMS 2022, October 26-29, Singapore). End-to-end stroke care solutions from Philips help advance stroke care through early detection and an optimized workflow that reduces time to treatment – a key factor in achieving the best outcomes for stroke patients. To connect information, technology and people across the stroke care journey, enabling care teams to work quickly and act decisively, Philips is working closely with care partners across the AVC such as the MedTech company. Nicolabwho will join Philips at the World Stroke Congress 2022.

Globally, one in four adults over the age of 25 will experience a stroke in their lifetime [1]making it the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death worldwide [2]. The key to improving outcomes for stroke patients is providing treatment as quickly as possible. Physicians in an emergency stroke setting are racing against time and under intense pressure to make optimal treatment decisions. Despite the need for speed, healthcare teams are currently wasting valuable time due to gaps in communication, information and access to stroke expertise.

“On this World Stroke Day, we are committed to improving stroke care,” said Angelique Balguid, Head of Marketing for Neurovascular Portfolio at Philips. “At every vital stage, from early detection to treatment and recovery, we partner with caregivers to accelerate the stroke care journey, because every minute counts for stroke patients. We aim to push boundaries and set new standards, so clinicians can act faster, improve outcomes and expand access to care.

Challenging the Status Quo of Stroke CareOn Wednesday, October 26, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Summit Room 2 of this year’s World Stroke Congress, Philips will host a satellite symposium featuring presentations from leading clinical experts in stroke care. ‘stroke, featuring Drs. Rotem Sivan-Hoffman, Head of Department of Radiology at Meir Medical Center (Haifa, Israel) and Founder and Chief Physician of CVAid, Prof. dr. Wim H. Van Zwam, PhD, Interventional Radiologist at Maastricht University Medical Center (Maastricht, The Netherlands), and Dr. Marc Ribó, PhD, Interventional Neurologist at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, (Barcelona, ​​Spain). The discussion will be moderated by Angelique Balguid from Philips and will explore a range of topics, including early detection of stroke, new guidelines for reperfusion therapy and the health economic impact of a new route of Stroke: the direct angiography suite approach.

To find out more about Philips cabin demonstrations, immersive experiences and full calendar of events, click here. Solutions throughout the stroke care journeyPhilips comprehensive stroke suite includes solutions for stroke monitoring and communication in ambulances, remote stroke patient assessment, diagnostic imaging and analysis, stroke guided therapy imaging, neurological monitoring and evaluation, and more. These solutions aim to improve diagnostic confidence and time to treatment, and help reduce the risk of a second stroke.

  • The Philips Neuro suite is based on the company’s image-guided therapy system – Azurion. This suite offers the latest advancements in interventional neuroradiology, such as the company’s industry-leading CT-like SmartCT 3D visualization and measurement tool, to assist interventional neuroradiologists in diagnosis and treatment. .
  • Philips solutions leverage the company’s advanced CT capabilities Spectral CT 7500 Spectral CT scanner to improve the diagnostic capabilities of radiologists. The Spectral CT 7500 offers improved differentiation of gray matter and white matter [3] and improved image quality for detection of subtle hemorrhage [4] and may aid in the detection of ischemic stroke through better visualization of vascular anatomy.
  • Philips also integrates cloud-based, end-to-end and artificial intelligence-based solutions [5] triage, communication and stroke management solutions through StrokeViewerthrough its partnership with Nicolab, aimed at improving patient outcomes by connecting care teams to optimize the overall stroke workflow.
  • Post-stroke remote telemetry support, Holter Philips – ePatch – replaces the bulky setup of conventional Holter monitors with a small, unobtrusive body sensor and patch glued to the patient’s sternum for up to 14 days of continuous, high-quality electrocardiogram (ECG) recording for reliable diagnosis [6] patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Philips also provides an end-to-end service to support practices in deploying ePatch, enabling efficient workflows, improving patient experience and providing robust data analysis using AI based on the cloud. Philips Cardiologists Software.

The future of stroke care To learn more about Philips stroke care and management solutions, click here. A media backgrounder on how Philips is enabling the future of stroke care by connecting and integrating the patient journey is available here.

Social responsibilityAt the start of the week, the Phillips Foundation announcement it explores opportunities to deploy Philips stroke care expertise in underserved settings, as well as supporting several projects designed to identify best practices and scalable initiatives to create a foundation for better stroke care stroke, such as supporting the development of a new online platform called Colvidence increase funding for stroke research.

[1] World Stroke Organization [2] Global Burden of Stroke, PubMed. [3] Neuhaus V, et al. Improved image quality in unenhanced bilayer computed tomography of the head using virtual monoenergetic images compared to monoenergetic polyenergetic computed tomography. Invest Radiol. 2017;52(8):1. DOI: 10.1097/RLI.0000000000000367. [4] Gulko E, et al. Differentiation of hemorrhage from contrast enhancement using dual-layer spectral CT in patients transferred for acute stroke. Clin Imaging. 2021;69:75–78. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.06.046. [5] We adopt the following formal definition of AI (source: Definition of HLEG IA) [6] The patient will need to replace the patch on day 5 of wearing, or sooner if needed

For more information, please contact:

Joost MalthaPhilips Global Press OfficeTel. : +31 6 10 55 8116 Email: [email protected]

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and well-being and driving better outcomes across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips relies on cutting-edge technology and in-depth clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Based in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as consumer health and care. residence. Philips generated sales of €17.2 billion in 2021 and employs approximately 79,000 employees with sales and service in over 100 countries. Information about Philips can be found at

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