Latest Atrial septal defect Stories

2011-05-17 08:10:00

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NMT Medical, Inc. adds intellectual property, which has been assigned to Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn") of the firm Finn, Warnke & Gayton, LLP to be liquidated for the benefit of NMT Medical creditors, to its sealed bid sale of June 10, 2011. The intellectual property is: Nitinol and Other Novel Implants for Septal Defect Repair Radiofrequency Technology for Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Adhesive Technology for...

2011-05-12 10:37:00

JENA, Germany, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH, a leading European developer of minimally invasive implants for the treatment of structural heart disease, today announced that it has received a favourable court ruling from the German Supreme Court, (BGH), in Karlsruhe, Gerrmany in patent litigation initiated by AGA Medical Inc., now part of St. Jude Medical Inc. In the ruling by the BGH, the court does not see any basis for AGA / St. Jude's claim that the Occlutech ASD...

2011-05-01 00:09:07

Four Iraqi Children Transported To Jordan To Receive Life Saving Heart Surgeries Amman, Jordan (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Flowing into the Dead Sea, the River Jordan is undoubtedly a major source of water for Jordan and neighboring Israel, Syria and Lebanon, but it is most notably a historic site for Christ"Ëœs baptismal by the Prophet John, signifying the beginning of Jesus Christ"Ëœs ministry and the teachings of salvation and forgiveness, death and resurrection. Easter...

2011-03-31 14:01:14

Roughly 15% of children suffer from migraines, and approximately one-third of these affected children have migraines with aura, a collection of symptoms that can include weakness, blind spots, and even hallucinations. Although the causes of migraines are unclear, a new study soon to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics suggests a connection between migraine headaches in children and a heart defect called patent foramen ovale, which affects 25% of people in the U.S. Dr. Rachel McCandless...

2011-03-04 10:33:00

JENA, Germany, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH, a leading European developer of minimally invasive implants for the treatment of structural heart disease, today announced that it has received a favourable court ruling from Stockholm, Sweden in the on-going patent litigation with AGA Medical -St Jude Medical. In the ruling by Stockholms tingsratt , the district court of Stockholm, the court does not see any basis for AGA-St Jude's claim that the Occlutech ASD and PFO...

2011-02-28 12:13:19

Maternal cigarette smoking in the first trimester was associated with a 20 to 70 percent greater likelihood that a baby would be born with certain types of congenital heart defects, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defects, contributing to approximately 30 percent of infant deaths from birth defects annually. The study found an association between tobacco exposure and certain types of defects...

2010-11-16 19:41:25

Strokes, seizures and other neurological complications related to heart surgery account for "considerable morbidity and mortality," Loyola University Health System neurologists report in the November issue of the journal Hospital Practice. Other complications include delirium, central nervous system infections, pituitary gland problems, spinal cord or peripheral nerve injuries, residual effects of anesthesia and medication toxicity. Complications can involve any part of the central and...

Latest Atrial septal defect Reference Libraries

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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