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2013-09-18 23:19:05

Founder, researcher, patent holder Pax Beale, through the nonprofit BodyForTheAges.Org announces its Prescription Method of Training for heart rehabilitation, available exclusively through the web. It’s a multi-step program that includes a specific weight-resistance training regime, as opposed to aerobics, and it’s a rival to medical angioplasty, in some instances. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Ex-heart cripple/researcher Pax Beale pioneered weight-resistance training...

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...

2013-09-02 10:16:37

The findings were presented at the ESC Congress today by Ms Stina Jakobsson from Sweden. They reveal that reperfusion therapy and secondary prevention drugs produced the decline and brought stroke risk after AMI closer to that of non-diabetics. Ms Jakobsson said: "Ischemic stroke following an acute myocardial infarction is a fairly uncommon but devastating event with high mortality. It has long been recognized that patients with diabetes mellitus are at a particularly high risk of...

2013-08-10 23:02:31

It's tragic that all Americans can't benefit from such life-saving screening tests because most insurance companies do not pay for it. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) congratulates President Bush on his return to good health after undergoing surgery to treat a blocked coronary artery using a stent. This procedure is called a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Also to be recognized is the President's...

2013-08-09 23:21:22

“Research on China Coronary Stent Industry, 2013-2017” and “Global Coronary Stents - Market Growth Analysis 2009-2015” are market research reports available at ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The recent research report “Research on China Coronary Stent Industry, 2013-2017” takes a view that, from the aspects of market scale, the annual growth rate of stent system will remain 8% globally on the whole. At present, cardiac Interventional surgeries in...

2013-07-29 23:03:54

One of a Select Number of U.S. Centers Testing a "disappearing" Device That’s Absorbed by the Body Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Beaumont Health System has joined a multicenter, international research study of a new temporary heart device that helps keep an artery open following angioplasty, then is broken down and absorbed by the body. The research will compare the effectiveness of the new “disappearing” device, the AbsorbTM Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold made by...


Latest Percutaneous coronary intervention Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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