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2014-07-08 12:28:42

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has been recognized again, by U.S. News & World Report, as a leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals. Texas Children's Heart Center improved their national ranking, placing second in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124821 For more than half a century, TCHC's compassion-driven multidisciplinary team has combined...

2014-07-01 08:29:33

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team now among the largest in the nation HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Children's Heart Center is excited to announce the addition of two new members to its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team: pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Peter Ermis, and pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Wilson Lam. Texas Children's Heart Center is ranked #2 nationally in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World...

2014-06-17 12:29:40

Advances Highest Quality Cardiovascular Care BROWNS MILLS, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph P. Chirichella, President and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center, New Jersey's only specialty heart, lung and vascular hospital, has announced a partnership agreement with Mid-Atlantic Surgical Associates (MASA), one of the nation's largest volume and highest quality cardiac surgery groups. The agreement will bring to Deborah's campus two talented, highly qualified MASA cardio...

2014-06-12 08:25:46

The awards recognize outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of biomedical research in new medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today the winners of the 13(th) annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named in honor of FBR's late chairman Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, recognize outstanding journalism that highlights the role of biomedical...

2014-04-09 16:26:11

ROSEVILLE, Minn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tendyne Holdings, Inc. ("Tendyne"), a privately held clinical stage medical device company developing technologies for transcatheter mitral valve replacement, announced today that it has secured $25 million in an oversubscribed Series C financing led by Apple Tree Partners, along with Boulle Group members and other existing investors. Proceeds will be used for validation of Tendyne's novel Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implant to treat...

2014-04-01 23:26:34

This research report categorizes the global pediatric interventional cardiology market on the basis of type of devices and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pediatric-interventional-cardiology-market-236831456.html (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The “Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Market by Congenital Heart Defect Closure Device [ASD, Ventricular Septal Defect, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Left Atrial Appendage, Aortic Valve, Pulmonary Valve] & Procedures - Global...

2014-03-25 12:28:17

Awards recognize reporting that has enhanced public understanding of biomedical research WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it is accepting entries for the 13(th) annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named after FBR's late chairman, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, honor professional journalists whose reporting has enhanced public understanding of how the humane and responsible use of animal...

2014-01-27 14:46:56

Operation holds promise for patients with infective endocarditis A potentially fatal bacterial disease of the heart, infective endocarditis frequently affects the heart's tricuspid valve, often resulting in permanent tissue damage. But a reconstructive technique, in which the valve is repaired with a bioscaffold on which new tissue can grow, can give some patients a new lease on life—a lease that has been extended to patients at Temple University Hospital, in Philadelphia, thanks to the...

2014-01-20 23:03:10

Dr. Lucas W. Henn will discuss cardiac valvular disease and emerging trends in treatment. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 St. Elizabeth Heart and Vascular Center will present The Beat Goes On, a community social to raise awareness about heart disease, Feb. 13 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Hall in Youngstown. The featured speaker is Dr. Lucas W. Henn, who will discuss cardiac valvular disease and emerging trends in treatment. Dr. Henn is a cardiothoracic surgeon who...

2014-01-06 08:26:55

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces the appointment of Craig Thompson, M.D., as senior vice president and chief medical officer, Interventional Cardiology, effective immediately. Dr. Thompson, a global leader in complex cardiac interventions, will play a key role in driving the development of innovative medical solutions within the Boston Scientific Interventional Cardiology business. (Photo:...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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