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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...

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...

2013-11-18 23:31:37

Proceeds to Support Commercialization, Product Development and Clinical Research Efforts Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 TriVascular, Inc. today announced the close of a $40 million Series E Preferred Stock equity financing. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Delphi Ventures, MPM Capital, Kearny Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and the Redmile Group were joined by new investors Deerfield Management, Rock Springs Capital and Permal Asset Management in the...

2013-11-05 23:02:26

The Division of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), in partnership with the New York Head and Neck Institute, announced today that it is the first reported center in the United States to perform a new type of intracranial bypass, combined with neuro-endovascular coiling. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The Division of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), in partnership with the New York Head and Neck Institute, announced today that it is the first reported center in...

2013-11-01 23:24:47

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center releases a new article on getting a head start on the next visit to your vein doctor. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is releasing a new article to educate the public about ways to make their vein appointment easier and less stressful. According to the Nashville, TN vein center, patients should never have to feel like seeking treatment is a burden because it could actually save their life in the long run....

2013-10-31 23:32:22

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center posts a new article outlining the gravity of vein disease and the importance of vein screening for overall health. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 October 31st, 2013. Nashville, TN. The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is presenting a new article to raise awareness of the impact of vein disease and to promote the usefulness of vein screening in vein care. According to the Center, catching vein disease in its early stages or at the first sign of a problem, such...

2013-10-30 23:04:22

Christopher S. Ogilvy, M.D. and Deidre Buckley, N.P., to Develop the Brain Aneurysm Institute Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Christopher S. Ogilvy, M.D, co-founder of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation, has just been appointed to the position as Director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brain Aneurysm Institute. Deidre A. Buckley, N.P., co-founder and current board president of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation will join Dr. Ogilvy at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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