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2011-09-12 12:09:44

Richard Holbrooke, John Ritter, Lucille Ball, Jonathan Larson and Great Britain's King George II were all taken by the same silent killer: an acute aortic dissection.

2011-08-17 08:15:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endologix, Inc.

2011-08-08 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX), developer and marketer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, announced today that the first U.S. commercial implant of the Company's AFX(TM) Endovascular AAA System was performed at Edward Hines, Jr.

2011-08-03 15:15:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX), developer and marketer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, announced today that John McDermott, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at two upcoming investor conferences.

2011-07-26 21:08:30

The addition of a simple stent can help prevent potentially lethal blood vessel bulges in the brain from recurring after they are repaired in a minimally invasive "coiling" procedure.

2011-07-25 13:19:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TriVascular, Inc. today announced the successful treatment of the first 5 patients in the OVATION study, a multicenter, prospective, European Post Market Registry. The patients were treated in Germany at Stadtisches Klinikum, Karlsruhe by Prof.

2011-07-18 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., and BURLINGTON, Mass., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX), developer and marketer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, and LeMaitre Vascular, Inc.

2011-07-12 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endologix, Inc.

2011-06-17 13:20:01

Patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms that lead to acute aortic dissections are 12 times more likely to have duplications in the DNA in a region of chromosome 16 (16p13.1) than those without the disease.

2011-06-17 13:09:38

People who have duplications in a region of chromosome 16 (16p13.1) that is present in approximately 1 in 1000 individuals have a 12-fold increased risk of thoracic aortic aneurysms leading to a tear in the aorta, or acute aortic dissections.


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