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2012-09-12 23:03:39

Research reveals an aging population and increasing obesity rates fuel the 1.1 Billion dollar Endovascular devices market in Europe. (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 Most peripheral vascular devices in Europe are used for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). PAD is characterized by the hardening and thickening of arteries resulting from the accumulation of fatty tissue and cholesterol. The prevalence of PAD increases with age and the existence of predisposing conditions such as...

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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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Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.