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2013-12-06 16:23:22

Sansum Clinic to Enroll Patients in ABSORB III Trial Studying "Disappearing" Heart Device SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at Sansum Clinic are currently enrolling patients in the ABSORB III clinical trial. ABSORB III is the first U.S. clinical trial to evaluate the potential benefits of the Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) in comparison to a medicated metallic heart stent, also called a drug eluting stent, in patients with...

2013-12-06 08:24:40

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon Therapeutics, Inc. is pleased to announce that Gary Hogman has joined the company as the latest member of its Sales Management team. Mr. Hogman's expertise in the Spine and Vertebral Compression Fracture arena as well as his location in Dallas, TX, is an asset to the Osseon sales and marketing team's expanding independent distributor network. Gary brings over fifteen years of experience in Orthopedic/Spine medical device sales,...

2013-12-06 08:24:10

NATICK, Mass. and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) announce a co-promotion agreement for the Boston Scientific Promus PREMIER(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System. Under the terms of the agreement, The Medicines Company's acute cardiovascular care sales force will collaborate with the Boston Scientific Interventional Cardiology sales force to provide promotional...

2013-12-03 23:01:36

Flower Mound Vein Center is releasing a new article describing common misconceptions about vein disease treatments in Texas. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 December 3, 2013. Flower Mound, TX. Flower Mound Vein Center announces the publication of a new article on their website on common misconceptions about vein disease treatment. According to the Flower Mound, TX based center, untreated varicose veins can have some pretty serious consequences, such as deep vein thrombosis, or...

2013-12-03 08:31:29

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xlumena, Inc., a leader in the development of advanced endoscopic devices, today announced the close of a $25 million Series C financing. Led by Third Point LLC, the round of funding includes existing investors Prism VentureWorks, Charter Life Sciences, Ascent Biomedical Ventures and Aperture Venture Partners. Xlumena will use the Series C proceeds to expand global commercialization efforts for its AXIOS family of devices and...

2013-12-02 16:23:54

LIVERMORE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical is pleased to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has established a new Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) for Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation of Uterine Fibroids. The APC 174 carries a reimbursement rate of $8,593.40 for the single-use handpiece and the hospital's other operating costs related to the procedure. The physician reports services under the newly created CPT code - 0336T, and is...

2013-11-30 23:19:12

Flower Mound Vein Center is releasing a new article describing modern vein disease treatments in Texas. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The Flower Mound Vein Center has published a new article on their website describing modern vein disease treatments that can restore patients’ legs to the beauty of previous years. According to the Flower Mound, TX vein center, veins can lose their elasticity and become enlarged and prominent, leading to the development of unsightly varicose...

2013-11-26 23:32:23

Consumers continue to assert allegations of migrations, defects and other problems they claim lead to life-threatening health problems. Resource4thePeople announces it will maintain offer of free consultations over allegations of deep vein thrombosis, filter fracture, migration and perforation. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/bard-ivc.html Resource4thePeople announced today in its latest consumer update involving interior...

2013-11-25 13:18:18

A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight three months after the procedure. Results of the study, which offer a potential new avenue for obesity research, will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Transarterial embolization is a common interventional procedure used to treat a variety of medical...

2013-11-23 23:01:08

A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight three months after the procedure. Results of the study, which offer a potential new avenue for obesity research, will be presented Sunday, December 1, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 A new study reports that individuals who underwent...


Latest Interventional radiology Reference Libraries

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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