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Latest Femoral artery Stories

2014-09-22 23:02:40

A new issue of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy features a study showing favorable results for self-expanding nitinol stents compared with balloon angioplasty for treatment of superficial femoral

get up and move
2014-09-09 08:58:31

An Indiana University study has found that three easy -- one could even say slow -- five-minute walks can reverse harm caused to leg arteries during three hours of prolonged sitting.

2014-03-28 12:26:29

Supera Stent Addresses Growing Need in the U.S.

Taking Pulse From The Finger Can Show Aorta Stiffness
2013-09-05 17:09:25

An academic from the University of Iowa has developed a new, simpler method to measure the stiffness of the aorta, a common risk factor of heart disease.

2013-06-11 11:22:38

The way to a man’s heart may be his wrist.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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