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2013-09-02 23:00:52

Worldwide study of more than 11,000 female patients provides evidence that stents can be safe and efficient in women who are traditionally underrepresented in clinical trials. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Cardiac stents to open blocked heart arteries and reduce chest pain have been used for decades. However, cardiologists have never been certain that women benefitted from their use because clinical trials testing stents only included, at most, 25 percent women, making the...

2013-08-09 23:21:22

“Research on China Coronary Stent Industry, 2013-2017” and “Global Coronary Stents - Market Growth Analysis 2009-2015” are market research reports available at ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The recent research report “Research on China Coronary Stent Industry, 2013-2017” takes a view that, from the aspects of market scale, the annual growth rate of stent system will remain 8% globally on the whole. At present, cardiac Interventional surgeries in...

2013-07-29 23:03:54

One of a Select Number of U.S. Centers Testing a "disappearing" Device That’s Absorbed by the Body Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Beaumont Health System has joined a multicenter, international research study of a new temporary heart device that helps keep an artery open following angioplasty, then is broken down and absorbed by the body. The research will compare the effectiveness of the new “disappearing” device, the AbsorbTM Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold made by...

2013-07-26 18:38:55

Study finds that high platelet reactivity on clopidogrel predicts stent thrombosis, heart attack, and bleeding but is not directly linked to death Patients who receive a drug-eluting stent (DES) and demonstrate high platelet reactivity on clopidogrel are more likely to have blood clots form on the stent and to suffer a heart attack; however, these patients are less likely to develop bleeding complications. One-year results of the ADAPT-DES trial will be published online July 26, 2013, in...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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