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2013-10-23 16:29:31

More Interventional Cardiologists Are Performing Transradial Angioplasty, Sparking Need for Guidance to Prevent Complications and Optimize Patient Care WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published a first-of-its-kind paper defining best practices for the use of the transradial approach for diagnosing and treating blocked heart arteries, which involves accessing the arteries via an artery in the wrist....

2013-10-15 16:26:12

Angioplasty and bypass surgery can lead to similar longterm benefits, finds study led by Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute researchers published in Journal of the American Medical Association KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease in more than one artery, treatment with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery provided slightly better health status and quality of life between six months and two...

2013-10-10 23:29:41

At Body For The Ages Nonprofit, founder and hospital expert Pax Beale says, “Organized medicine isn’t a dysfunctional system; it’s a non-system.” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Researcher, U.S. patent holder, and prior owner of two acute general hospitals, Pax Beale, announces that he has launched BodyForTheAges.Org. The newly launched website for Beale’s Body For The Ages Nonprofit Organization allows participants to work with live Personal Coaches in an effort to...

2013-10-09 13:02:32

UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health research casts doubt on CCSVI theory A study led by Dr. Anthony Traboulsee of the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health to see whether narrowing of the veins from the brain to the heart could be a cause of multiple sclerosis has found that the condition is just as prevalent in people without the disease. The results, published in the U.K. medical journal The Lancet, call into question a controversial theory that MS is associated with a...

2013-09-19 23:21:39

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Peripheral Vascular Stents for the Lower Extremity - US Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Summary Endovascular therapies such as stenting have been widely adopted to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the lower extremity. Peripheral vascular stents including bare metal, drug-eluting, covered and bioabsorbable stents are associated with improved clinical outcomes compared to balloon...

2013-09-19 13:19:57

Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the groin to insert life-saving stents into patients with blocked arteries, according to the first broad report of the American College of Cardiology's clinical data registries published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The report, "Cardiovascular Care Facts: A Report from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry - 2011," includes data about stents from the CathPCI...

2013-09-18 23:19:05

Founder, researcher, patent holder Pax Beale, through the nonprofit BodyForTheAges.Org announces its Prescription Method of Training for heart rehabilitation, available exclusively through the web. It’s a multi-step program that includes a specific weight-resistance training regime, as opposed to aerobics, and it’s a rival to medical angioplasty, in some instances. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Ex-heart cripple/researcher Pax Beale pioneered weight-resistance training...

Faster Hospital Care Not Leading To Fewer Heart Attack Deaths
2013-09-05 10:53:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although hospitals have been successful in getting treatment to heart attack victims more quickly, the rate of death has remained relatively unchanged. The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center has conducted a study measuring what they call “door-to-balloon” time, or the time between admission and angioplasty. In most cases hospitals are able to start surgery within 90 minutes and have worked to reduce this time...

2013-09-02 10:16:37

The findings were presented at the ESC Congress today by Ms Stina Jakobsson from Sweden. They reveal that reperfusion therapy and secondary prevention drugs produced the decline and brought stroke risk after AMI closer to that of non-diabetics. Ms Jakobsson said: "Ischemic stroke following an acute myocardial infarction is a fairly uncommon but devastating event with high mortality. It has long been recognized that patients with diabetes mellitus are at a particularly high risk of...

2013-08-30 08:24:58

DUBLIN, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vzrhq6/peripheral) has announced the addition of the "Peripheral Vascular Devices Market (Peripheral Vascular Stents, PTA Balloon Catheters, Guidewires, IVC Filters, Atherectomy, Chronic Total Occlusion, Embolic Protection Devices, Synthetic Surgical Grafts, Aortic Stents) - Global Industry Analysis, Si" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vzrhq6/peripheral ]...


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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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