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2011-04-04 22:10:52

In the future you may hear the doctor say: "Give me your arm and I'll do some heart surgery." A landmark international study coordinated by the Population Health Research Institute of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences has found accessing blocked arteries through the forearm compared to groin led to fewer vascular complications and similar success rates for angioplasty. The large, multi-centre randomized trial "“ the first of its kind to compare radial access and femoral...

2011-04-04 12:25:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with acute coronary syndromes who undergo angiography or angioplasty and stent procedures have similar probability of survival whether their arteries are accessed radially (via the wrist) or femorally (via the groin, or upper leg); however, when patients are suffering from a major heart attack, there is significant survival benefit if the heart arteries are accessed radially. The results of the eagerly awaited RIVAL Trial were presented...

2011-04-04 11:33:00

NATICK, Mass. and NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced 12-month results from the pivotal PLATINUM Workhorse trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of the PROMUS Element(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium (PtCr) Coronary Stent System to the PROMUS® Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System. The trial demonstrated the clinical non-inferiority of the PROMUS Element Stent in comparison to the PROMUS...

2011-04-04 00:00:28

Heart patients in the Lower Hudson Valley have recognized Good Samaritan Hospital's Cary L. Hirsch, M.D., F.A.C.C as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors, and have voted him a coveted Patients' Choice Award for 2011. Patients' Choice Awards are based on reviews written by hundreds of thousands of patients across the country. Suffern, NY (PRWEB) April 2, 2011 Heart patients in the Lower Hudson Valley have recognized Good Samaritan Hospital's Cary L. Hirsch, M.D., F.A.C.C as one of...

2011-04-01 07:00:00

FRANKLIN, Mass., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device technologies, today reported that final results from the REMEDIAL II investigator-sponsored clinical trial of its RenalGuard System(TM) in Italy are scheduled to be presented at 11:57 a.m. CT on Monday, April 4, 2011, at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 60th Annual Scientific Session & Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana. Additionally, PLC will be...

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2011-03-08 11:33:50

On International Women's Day (8th March), the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is calling for action to reduce the gender disparities that are currently resulting in women receiving second rate cardiovascular (CV) care. Studies published online today in the European Heart Journal (EHJ), ´ ² the official journal of the ESC, show a persistent under-utilization of guideline recommended treatments for heart disease in women compared to men. "The ESC wants...

2011-03-07 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has received CE Mark for its OMEGA(TM) Platinum Chromium Bare-Metal Coronary Stent System, the Company's third-generation coronary stenting technology. It incorporates Boston Scientific's unique platinum chromium (PtCr) alloy designed specifically for coronary stenting and is intended to provide interventional cardiologists with a bare-metal stent with improved acute performance in...

2011-03-01 14:17:46

Breakthrough science is cost-effective and easy to use A new non-surgical post-mortem technique that has the potential to revolutionize the way autopsies are conducted around the world has been pioneered by forensic pathologists and radiologists at the University of Leicester in collaboration with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The technique developed by a team in the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit, at the University of Leicester, has been published today (1 March) in...

2011-03-01 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the publication of recommendations for assessing and improving program quality at percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) programs at cardiac facilities. The statement, appearing today in the peer-reviewed journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, is the first document to offer guidance regarding core measures for quality and assessment in PCI...

2011-02-17 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced its launch of the PROMUS(®) Element(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System and TAXUS(®) Element(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System in India. Both Element Systems incorporate the same novel platinum chromium (PtCr) alloy, innovative stent design and advanced catheter delivery system, and represent the Company's third-generation...


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

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