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2014-04-11 08:24:05

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices...

2014-03-05 23:00:14

Trial Evaluates Safety and Efficacy of Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing System (EVAS) Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, has been chosen as the only clinical trial site in Pennsylvania for a new investigational stent graft device designed to be used for the repair of infrarenal aortic aneurysms. The EVAS FORWARD trial, sponsored by Endologix, Inc., will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Nellix™...

2014-03-01 23:00:58

Transparency Market Research Report added "Stent Grafts Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/stent-grafts-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 A stent graft is a tube shaped device composed of a rigid structure called a stent (mostly a metal) and a special fabric covering the stent. A stent is a metal mesh without any covering...

2014-02-10 12:25:33

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A screening program for abdominal aortic aneurysms, integrated into an electronic health record, dramatically reduced the number of unscreened at-risk men by more than 50 percent within 15 months, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, which -- if ruptured -- can result in death. It is estimated that more than one...

2014-01-31 23:30:14

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Guns & Ammunition Manufacturers (Global) - Industry Report” to its databaseVisit:http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/182638. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Guns & Ammunition Manufacturers (Global) Analysis provides a detailed overview of the Guns & Ammunition Manufacturers (Global) market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 350 companies, including ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC,...

2014-01-27 23:28:05

500-patient, real-world study of innovative, lowest profile EVAR system bolsters strong library of clinical evidence. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 TriVascular, Inc. today announced the enrollment completion of the OVATION post-market registry, a 500-patient, 30-center European study. The multicenter prospective post-market registry evaluates the safety and performance of the Ovation and Ovation Prime™ Abdominal Stent Graft Systems, with patient follow-up out to five years....

2014-01-27 14:45:51

Temple University Hospital (TUH) could be among the first U.S.-based hospitals to test a new device known as a multilayer stent in patients suffering from aortic aneurysm, a condition characterized by the formation of a potentially life-threatening bulge in the aorta. Approved in Europe in 2010, the device has already been used to help hundreds of European patients with the condition, and Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of...

2014-01-23 16:25:36

Custom-made stent spares patients the impact, recovery time of open surgery CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve years ago, a routine ultrasound found what Chicago resident Lou Casa could not feel -- a tiny, pulsating, potentially fatal bulge in the part of the aorta passing through his stomach region called an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). AAA is the most common type of aortic aneurysm and most often occurs in people over 65 years of age. While they often...

2014-01-02 23:22:48

Life-threatening condition discovered during practice examination. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 For years, retirees Jim and Louise Malloy have enacted a wide range of physical maladies in their role as “standardized” patients at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Standardized patients help to prepare medical students for their future interactions with patients in hospitals and clinics. For Jim, his role as a standardized patient recently proved...

2013-12-21 23:01:40

The current issue of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy presents a retrospective review of 15 patients who were implanted with the Zenith t-Branch stent. While the short-term results indicate that use of an off-the-shelf t-Branch endograft is practicable and safe, an accompanying commentary suggests some improvements or alternate versions that may help resolve certain issues. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Early results are promising for use of the first off-the-shelf...