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2013-07-12 23:01:48

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System received significant positive reviews from Cardiologists at the Congenital & Structural Interventions Congress in Frankfurt, Germany. The CSI congress is the most significant meeting for NMT2 with over 800 of the top interventional cardiologists in structural heart coming together to share the latest in structural heart interventions. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Prof. Dr....

2013-05-28 23:03:10

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that after launching sales in Europe for its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System, 5 successful PFO closure procedures were performed in patients in the UK. Each of these patients had previously suffered from a stroke and were having their PFO closed to reduce the risk of reoccurrence. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Dr Michael Mullen, a Consultant Cardiologist at University College Hospital London, UK and a member of the NMT2...

2013-05-28 21:25:38

A new gene associated with a form of congenital heart disease in newborn babies -- known as 'a hole in the heart' has been discovered by researchers British Heart Foundation (BHF) Professor Bernard Keavney, from The University of Manchester and Newcastle University, led the research which saw investigators from Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford and Leicester universities in the UK, together with colleagues in Europe, Australia and Canada pool resources. The discovery, published in Nature...

2013-05-15 23:28:23

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that it has officially launched sales in Europe for its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System. Nobles Medical Technologies II has started its initial sales launch in Germany and the UK and will be expanding throughout Europe, Russia and the CIS countries over the next 2 quarters. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Nobles Medical Technologies II's NobleStitch EL system received CE Mark in 2009, followed by its new indication for use...

2012-06-27 14:22:59

Scientists now have clues to how a gene mutation discovered in families affected with congenital heart disease leads to underdevelopment of the walls that separate the heart into four chambers. A Nationwide Children's Hospital study appearing in PLoS Genetics suggests that abnormal development of heart cells during embryogenesis may be to blame. When babies are born with a hole in their heart (either between the upper or lower chambers), they have a septal defect, the most common form of...


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Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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