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2008-07-15 15:00:53

DALLAS, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A man suffering a heart attack recently arrived at the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas ER and was eventually treated with an angioplasty procedure in the hospital's cardiac catheterization lab in 28 minutes. The procedure, performed by Dr. Kenneth Saland, an interventional cardiologist at Presbyterian, involved using a tiny balloon to open a blocked coronary artery and illustrates the importance of providing treatments in a safe, rapid way to those...

2008-07-11 12:01:05

AngioScore has launched new longer and larger AngioSculpt percutaneous transluminal angioplasty scoring balloon catheters for the treatment of peripheral artery disease. The new devices have received the FDA 510(k) clearance to market for the dilatation of lesions in the iliac, femoral, ilio-femoral, popliteal, and infra popliteal arteries, and for the treatment of obstructive lesions of native or synthetic arteriovenous dialysis fistulae. The new AngioSculpt devices incorporate longer...

2008-07-10 09:01:29

AngioScore, Inc., a developer of novel angioplasty catheters for use in the treatment of cardiovascular disease, today announced the launch of new longer and larger AngioSculpt PTA Scoring Balloon Catheters for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). The new devices have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market for the dilatation of lesions in the iliac, femoral, ilio-femoral, popliteal, and infra popliteal arteries, and for the treatment of...

2008-06-27 09:03:10

MONTREAL, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoCath(R) Technologies Inc., the global leader in cryotherapy products to treat cardiac arrhythmias, today announced the introduction of Arctic Front(R) in Italy, Belgium and Spain. Arctic Front, the Company's lead product for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF), is a unique cryoablation balloon catheter that allows physicians to safely and effectively isolate all four pulmonary veins for the treatment of PAF. "The introduction...

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2007-12-22 15:00:00

Like an estimated 37 million other Americans, Glen Templeton has sought medical treatment for sinus infections. The 20-year-old Carroll High School graduate, who now attends Ball State University, began experiencing severe problems a couple of years ago due to allergies. He took antibiotic after antibiotic in an attempt for relief. "He'd finish one round, and then a couple weeks later, he'd have another infection," said his mother, Cheryl Templeton. In August, he developed an infection in...


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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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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.