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2014-02-14 16:25:10

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/437ht8/aortic) has announced the addition of the "Aortic Intervention Market - 2014 Edition" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/437ht8/aortic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to the analysts of this report, the aortic intervention market, which currently stands at $2 billion, is poised...

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...

2014-02-05 23:22:16

Created in Partnership with The Neurosurgical Atlas by Aaron Cohen-Gadol, M.D. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the release of its new mobile application “Brain Aneurysm” for use on Apple and Android devices. The free app, now available for download on iTunes and Google Play, is designed to provide the general public with useful information about brain aneurysms, whenever and wherever they may need it....

2014-01-29 23:20:39

New Branding and Logo Reinforce a Commitment to Helping Those Affected by Brain Aneurysms Hanover, MA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 In 1994, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation was established as the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysms. As they prepare to celebrate their 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has become the world’s leading source of...

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...

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...


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