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2013-03-24 23:03:31

[475 Pages Report] Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market consist of devices used in both coronary and peripheral endovascular procedures. (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 The “Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market (Balloons, EVAR Stent Grafts, IVC Filter, IVUS & Angiography Catheters, Plaque Modification Devices, Hemodynamic Flow Alteration Devices & Accessory Devices) Global Trends & Competitive Analysis” analyzes and...

2013-03-12 22:59:56

STREAM trial: Treatment with tenecteplase before hospital transfer benefits some A clot-busting therapy may benefit some heart attack patients who cannot have immediate angioplasty, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session. "Drug therapy before transfer is at least as effective as [angioplasty], and an urgent catheterization was avoided in two-thirds of patients," said Frans Van de Werf, MD, PhD, professor of cardiology...

2013-03-12 11:02:42

Study suggests on-site surgery services unnecessary for patient safety in non-emergency angioplasty Non-emergency angioplasty performed at hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery capability is no less safe and effective than angioplasty performed at hospitals with cardiac surgery services, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session. Emergency surgery has become an increasingly rare event following percutaneous coronary...

2013-03-11 10:36:20

Study on treatment for heart attack patients led by the Montreal Heart Institute A single dose of an investigational anti-inflammatory drug called inclacumab considerably reduces damage to heart muscle during angioplasty (the opening of a blocked artery), according to a recent international clinical trial spearheaded by Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Director of the Research Centre at the Montreal Heart Institute, affiliated with the University of Montreal. Presented today in San Francisco at the...

2013-03-06 23:01:50

Two hospital medical necessity experts who now conduct audits for payers will discuss the latest strategies for helping ensure the medical necessity of cardiovascular procedures in a March 14 webinar from Atlantic Information Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 In the last year, the medical necessity of cardiovascular procedures has become perhaps the single most controversial – and financially significant – utilization review issue for hospitals and health plans...

2013-02-19 23:02:41

Jackson Madison County General Hospital offers complete care for heart patients from diagnosis to open heart surgery. Jackson, Tenn. (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 West Tennessee Heart & Vascular Center at Jackson Madison County General Hospital takes care of more heart attack patients than any other hospital in Tennessee. But if the name is not familiar to you, it´s because the name has just been changed to reflect achieving the highest level of accreditation, impressive quality...


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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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