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2009-11-13 15:29:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: SPDE) today announced that it will be releasing a free trial version of its Zargis Cardioscan software during the American Heart Association's 2009 Scientific Sessions conference, taking place this November 15-17 in Orlando. Zargis is exhibiting at the conference with 3M Littmann, the developers of the companion hardware -- the 3M Littmann Electronic Stethoscope Model 3200 -- which wirelessly transfers heart, lung and...

2009-09-21 08:04:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY) -- Elite cardiovascular surgeons from around the world will travel to suburban Atlanta this week for the two-day Ross Summit to review and discuss current peer-reviewed data relating to the survival advantage of the Ross Procedure and to practice the technical nuances required to perform this heart surgery successfully. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2009-06-25 09:53:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced participation in the upcoming joint meeting of the Society for Heart Valve Disease and Heart Valve Society of America, which is being held in Berlin on June 27-30, 2009. This biennial meeting is a significant gathering of cardiovascular surgeons from around the world and provides an excellent venue for the...

2009-06-10 10:07:15

Bicuspid Aortic Valve (BAV), a condition in which patients' aortic valves have just two leaflets instead of the normal three, is the most common cardiac anomaly, affecting up to two percent of the general population. The defect can result in calcification deposits on the heart valve, leakage of the valve and may results in a feeling of tightness in the chest as well as shortness of breath. The condition is easily diagnosed; often physicians can hear a "click" or a murmur when they listen to a...

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2007-03-25 12:05:00

Patients rely on their physicians to recognize signs of trouble, yet for common heart murmurs, that ability is only fair at best. Fortunately, the solution is simple: listening repeatedly. In fact, intensive repetition "” listening at least 400 times to each heart sound "” significantly improved the stethoscope abilities of doctors, according to a study presented today at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting. After demonstrating last year that medical students...

2007-01-31 18:01:21

ADVISORY, Jan. 31, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- What: Joanne McLaughlin, COO - Field Operations of the American Heart Association, will preside over the closing bell. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's nationwide movement that celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together and wipe out heart disease. Thanks to the participation of millions of people across the country, the color red and the red dress have become linked with the ability...


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2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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