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2012-11-14 11:17:34

Recent studies questioning the role of specialist heart attack centers produced misleading results because doctors tend to send the sickest patients to have the best care, according to new research. Many heart attack patients in the UK are sent to a specialist center for primary angioplasty - a surgical procedure to reopen the blocked artery. Randomized trials have found that angioplasty is much more successful than drug treatment alone, but research based on "real-world" data suggest that...

2012-10-31 07:26:39

DALLAS, October 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Neurovascular/Interventional Neurology Market [Aneurysm Coils, Carotid Stents, Microcatheter, Microguidewire, Liquid Embolic Agents, & Cerebral Angioplasty Balloons] - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis to 2017" analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in Americas, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World. Browse 126 market data tables with 11 figures spread through 234 pages and...

2012-10-26 00:34:43

Nitinol stent performs better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating lesions of the popliteal artery A study found that a nitinol stent performed better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating blockages of the popliteal artery, which runs through the leg behind the knee. Results of the ETAP trial were presented today at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. Sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), TCT is the world's...

2012-10-25 11:09:17

Results of the MASTER trial reported at TCT 2012 and published in JACC A clinical trial found that the use of a next generation, micronet, mesh-covered stent demonstrated improved restoration of blood flow to heart tissue, compared to the use of either bare-metal or drug-eluting stents in heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty. Results of the MASTER trial were presented today at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium and will appear in...

2012-10-23 07:30:29

ALBANY, New York, October 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Report Added in MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database Peripheral Vascular Devices Market to 2018 - Increasing Demand for Minimally Invasive Endovascular Procedures Presents Growth Opportunities for Manufacturers [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/143284 ] GBI Researchs [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/publisher/2 ] report, Peripheral Vascular Devices Market to 2018...

2012-10-22 19:20:59

MIAMI and WEBSTER, Texas, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Inc. (IDEV) today announced the presentation of consistent positive clinical outcomes of the SUPERA® Peripheral Stent System from its SUPERB pivotal U.S. clinical trial and SUPERA 500 long-term registry conducted in Germany. IDEV's data confirms a robust and consistent growing body of clinical evidence for SUPERA's highly differentiated, disruptive and proprietary stent design. The presentation was...

2012-10-18 11:25:28

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Corindus Vascular Robotics, a developer of precision vascular robotics, today announced leading experts in interventional cardiology will speak about their clinical experience using the CorPath(®) 200 System at this year's Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics' annual meeting, TCT 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/NE95678-a )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/NE95678LOGO-b ) As part of TCT's...

2012-10-17 07:26:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced results from a new survey that found four out of five (81 percent) patients say their lives have changed for the better following angioplasty, a procedure to open blocked arteries and allow blood to circulate freely. Simultaneously, SCAI published a comprehensive review of research on quality of life following angioplasty and stenting. The paper offers recommendations...

2012-10-10 19:23:04

LAS VEGAS and WEBSTER, Texas, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Inc. today announced positive two-year clinical outcomes of the SUPERA® Peripheral Stent System from SUPERA 500, a long-term registry which was presented at the 10(th) VIVA Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada by principal investigator, Dierk Scheinert, M.D., Chairman for the Center of Vascular Medicine at Park Hospital and Heart Center in Leipzig, Germany. "The SUPERA 500 registry reflects a real-world...

2012-10-10 19:23:02

LAS VEGAS and WEBSTER, Texas, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Inc. (IDEV) today announced positive clinical outcomes for its SUPERB pivotal clinical trial of its SUPERA® Peripheral Stent System. This Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) trial demonstrated the highest patency rates in peripheral stent trials for superficial femoral or proximal popliteal artery disease that has been publically reported. In addition, this is the first and...


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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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