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2014-06-25 12:30:14

Love Your Limbs(TM) Campaign Highlights Peripheral Arterial Disease FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Older adults who experience leg cramping or heaviness when walking short distances may think it's a normal part of aging, but these symptoms can signal a serious medical condition called peripheral arterial disease, according to healthcare providers with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA). VIVA is helping raise awareness in the Fredericksburg region...

2014-06-19 09:49:24

King's College London Heart attack patients with kidney problems may not be getting the full treatment they need, according to a new study led by King's College London. The study found that patients admitted to hospital with chest pains and poorly functioning kidneys are less likely to be given an angiogram and early invasive treatment, which might increase their chance of surviving a heart attack. People admitted to hospital with a suspected heart attack are normally offered early...

2014-06-02 23:07:21

Leading Vascular Healthcare Provider Cites Surprising Visualization of Rarely Seen Anatomical Structures Florence, SC and Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Vascular Program at McLeod Healthcare, a leading regional healthcare provider in South Carolina, announced it is expanding its ZS3 ultrasound systems from ZONARE to four units in order to better serve the facility’s growing patient population. With a patient populace of 1.5 million and five hospital facilities feeding into...

2014-05-06 16:32:01

Chocolate® PTA may benefit Singaporean patients suffering from peripheral arterial disease SINGAPORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QT Vascular Ltd. (QT Vascular) is pleased to announce that it has started clinical cases with the Chocolate® PTA balloon catheter (Chocolate® PTA) in Singapore. Five cases were performed at National University Hospital (NUH) and Changi General Hospital (CGH). Speaking after the procedures, Dr. Steven Kum, a vascular surgeon at CGH and an expert in...

2014-05-05 20:24:46

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Market for Catheters (Cardiovascular, Urological, Intravenous and Specialty Devices)http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/world_market_catheters_cardiovascular_urological_intravenous_specialty_devices.htmlCatheters make it possible to drain or inject fluids or enable access to the body by surgical instruments. In most instances, a catheter is a...

2014-04-25 08:27:48

New system allows co-registration of angiography with intravascular imaging (IVUS) SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision guided therapy tools designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, today announced the commencement of its limited market release of its FDA cleared and CE marked technology SyncVision(TM), with cases being performed in the U.S....

2014-04-24 16:29:39

TORRANCE, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shimadzu Sonialvision G4 universal R/F system receives FDA clearance TORRANCE, CA -April 22, 2014- Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has announced that the Sonialvision G4 universal digital R/F table system has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Sonialvision G4 expands Shimadzu's product portfolio with the addition of the highest performance most sophisticated system...

2014-04-22 10:05:49

Imaging of the coronary arteries with computed tomography (CT) angiography provides an accurate assessment of arterial plaque and could have a dramatic impact on the management of diabetic patients who face a high risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to a new multicenter study published online in the journal Radiology. Plaque that forms in the arterial walls can restrict blood flow and, in some cases, rupture, leading to potentially fatal heart attacks. There is...

2014-03-26 12:29:25

TORRANCE, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has announced that a new digital angiography system family has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These are the ceiling-mounted Trinias, the floor-mounted Trinias, and the Biplane models. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/MN90864) All systems incorporate Shimadzu's ultra-high speed SCORE PRO image processing technology, one of many features...

2014-03-04 12:26:14

Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes long-term disability for patients. During March's DVT Awareness Month, the Society of...


Latest Angiography Reference Libraries

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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