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2011-03-21 07:07:00

BOSTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, a venture capital-backed medical device company developing technology to treat cardiac disorders, has secured $5M in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to technology and life science companies of all sizes worldwide. CardioFocus will use the new financing to initiate its pivotal trial in the United States and to expand the commercialization of its products in Europe. (Logo:...

2011-01-24 18:40:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus announced that two "live cases" using its Endoscopic Ablation System were recently conducted. The first live case was a satellite transmission performed at Centro Cardiologico Monzino in Milan, Italy; broadcast to the 16th Annual Boston Symposium on Atrial Fibrillation in Boston, MA. Several pioneers in the treatment of atrial fibrillation served as moderators for this exciting educational presentation, providing perspective on...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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