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2014-07-30 12:30:01

Growth Will Be Driven Primarily By Adoption of Devices to Treat Stroke and Venous Thromboembolism, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States clot management device market will expand through 2022, particularly in the later years. This will be primarily as a result of increasing uptake of neurovascular embolectomy devices, designed for treating stroke patients, as well as...

2014-07-03 20:21:28

At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr. Malekmehr and his team perform thrombolysis, mechanical thrombectomy and many other cutting-edge treatments for sufferers of DVT LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) leads to hospitalization for approximately 250,000 Americans, and often leads to serious - and even fatal - complications. Fortunately, at the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, those suffering from the...

2014-05-14 20:23:52

Dr. Malekmehr and the team at the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis thoroughly diagnose DVT before setting a course of action LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A blood clot in a deep vein, known as DVT or deep venous thrombosis, can have various degrees of severity. Because of this, DVT treatment needs a completely accurate diagnosis in order to match the method with the seriousness of the condition. At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, resident...

2014-05-06 08:33:53

PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has begun marketing the CLEANERXT((TM)) Rotational Thrombectomy System as a new addition to the CLEANER family of dialysis products. With increased power and torque for cleaning wall-adherent thrombus, and the ability to be introduced through a 6 Fr sheath, CLEANERXT combines torque with trackability. Its innovative sinusoidal wire design is radiopaque and conforms to varying lumen...

2014-05-01 20:24:11

At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr. Farshad Malekmehr leads a team that provides critical aid to those with postphlebitic syndrome LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a person's circulatory system is working properly, blood will flow freely through a person's veins. Unfortunately, sometimes blood clots can form in the deep veins of the leg - a condition known as deep venous thrombosis. This condition can lead to devastating and even life threatening...

2014-04-23 20:23:33

The realities of modern life can make people more susceptible to deep vein thrombosis, but the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis offers effective solutions LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to our sedentary modern lifestyle, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a growing issue. DVT - a condition in which a person suffers from a blood clot in leg - is much more likely to occur if you're sitting still for a long time. With so many people sitting in front of television and...

2014-03-20 00:21:35

Insufficient medical care of blood clots in the extremities is prevalent, but Dr. Malekmehr of the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis takes an active approach LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A blood clot in the lower part of the body, or deep vein thrombosis, is a well-known but often misunderstood syndrome despite its potentially grave consequences. Fortunately, widely respected board certified cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Farshad Malekmehr of the California...

2014-01-31 23:32:38

Local neurosurgical practice in Morristown, NJ saves police officer who suffered a severe stroke from a blood clot in his brain stem Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Ronald Benitez, MD of Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) recently received a “Life Saving Award” from PBA Local 155 for saving Ramsey Police Officer Rich Falotico from a life-threatening stroke. The award ceremony took place at the Ramsey Country Club in late December. “The most rewarding part of my job is...

2013-03-14 17:23:00

When someone has a stroke, time equals brain. The longer a stroke is left untreated, the more brain tissue is lost. Since the only proven treatment – a clot-busting drug – works in less than half of patients, stroke physicians had high hopes for a mechanical device that could travel through the blocked blood vessel to retrieve or break up the clot, restoring blood flow to the brain. But in a recently completed multi-site trial in which UCLA served as the clinical coordinating...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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