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2012-04-12 02:38:36

ATLANTA, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device Company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that 2012 first quarter financial results will be released on Thursday, April 26, 2012. On that day, the Company will hold a teleconference call and live webcast at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results, followed by a question and answer session hosted by Steven G. Anderson, president and chief...

2012-03-02 12:03:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 1.4 million children and adults in the United States are alive today with congenital heart defects. Juliette Faughnan of Newtown, Pa. yesterday joined Yuli Kim, M.D. director of the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center, a joint program between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Stephanie Fuller from The Children's Hospital of...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

PaxilLawsuit.com the largest online resource site for families dealing with Paxil birth defects, offers invaluable advice in response to the British Medical Journal´s findings that selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors are linked to pulmonary hypertension. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 In January of this year, the British Medical Journal reaffirmed the FDA's warning and published a study revealing that selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), including Paxil, Zoloft...

2012-02-02 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device Company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that 2011 fourth quarter and year end financial results will be released on Thursday, February 16, 2012. On that day, the Company will hold a teleconference call and live webcast at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results, followed by a question and answer session hosted by Steven G. Anderson, president and...

2012-02-02 04:00:00

Celebrate the Smallest Hearts in February Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Every year, more than a million children worldwide are born with congenital heart disease (CHD), and for over 90 years, physician-scientists at The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia have pioneered treatments for these children. The many children, teenagers and young adults, who are now breaking new ground as survivors of heart defects that were once lethal in infancy, are inspiring examples of the...

2012-02-01 09:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, more than a million children worldwide are born with congenital heart disease (CHD), and for over 90 years, physician-scientists at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have pioneered treatments for these children. The many children, teenagers and young adults, who are now breaking new ground as survivors of heart defects that were once lethal in infancy, are inspiring examples of the advances in cardiology...

2012-01-19 14:25:00

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart was the “Perfect Solution” for Near-Death Patient with Ventricular Septal Defect Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that on Dec. 29, 2011, University Medical Center (UMC) Ljubljana discharged Slovenia´s first Total Artificial Heart patient, 61-year-old Nikola GaÅ¡pič, to wait for a matching donor heart at home...

2011-12-14 10:20:27

More than one baby in every 50 is born with a birth defect (congenital anomaly) according to the latest annual report by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers (BINOCAR) — significantly more common than previously reported estimates of around one in 80. The study — led by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) — is the most up-to-date and comprehensive of its kind,...

2011-11-21 11:31:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Steven G. Anderson, president and chief executive officer of CryoLife, Inc., is scheduled to present at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. CryoLife's...

Flies And Mice Help Scientists Get To The Heart Of Down Syndrome
2011-11-04 10:19:17

[ Watch the Video ] A novel study involving fruit flies and mice has allowed biologists to identify two critical genes responsible for congenital heart defects in individuals with Down syndrome, a major cause of infant mortality and death in people born with this genetic disorder. In a paper published in the November 3 issue of the open access journal PLoS Genetics, researchers from UC San Diego, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., and the University of...