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2013-09-24 23:40:13

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the only hospital in the region implanting a new drug-eluting stent to treat symptomatic blockages of leg arteries caused by peripheral artery disease. St. Louis (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Although drug-coated stents have been commonly used in coronary procedures, the technology is new to the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). Patrick Geraghty, MD, FACS, Washington University vascular surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is the first in the regional area...

2013-09-19 23:21:39

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Peripheral Vascular Stents for the Lower Extremity - US Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Summary Endovascular therapies such as stenting have been widely adopted to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the lower extremity. Peripheral vascular stents including bare metal, drug-eluting, covered and bioabsorbable stents are associated with improved clinical outcomes compared to balloon...

2013-09-17 23:01:33

ABSORB III nationwide clinical trial evaluating the efficiency and safety of absorb drug-eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds (Absorb BVS) for coronary artery disease patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center is participating in the nationwide ABSORB III clinical trial testing the performance and potential clinical benefits of a fully dissolvable and temporary drug eluting stent to open heart artery blockages. The randomized trial aims to compare...

2013-09-11 23:04:03

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Drug Eluting (DES), Bare Metal (BMS) and Other Coronary Stents Market (2011 – 2016)" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coronary-stents-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Global Drug Eluting (DES), Bare Metal (BMS) and Other Coronary Stents Market (2011 – 2016)” Global...

2013-09-06 12:25:31

Coating artery-opening stents with a new compound may someday eliminate a common side effect of the treatment, according to preliminary research in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Stents are tiny mesh tubes that prop open clogged arteries so blood will flow freely to heart muscle, relieving chest pain and reducing the risk of heart attack. But implanting a stent damages the inner lining of the artery, triggering overgrowth of...

Faster Hospital Care Not Leading To Fewer Heart Attack Deaths
2013-09-05 10:53:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although hospitals have been successful in getting treatment to heart attack victims more quickly, the rate of death has remained relatively unchanged. The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center has conducted a study measuring what they call “door-to-balloon” time, or the time between admission and angioplasty. In most cases hospitals are able to start surgery within 90 minutes and have worked to reduce this time...


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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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