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Latest Peripheral vascular disease Stories

2014-10-14 23:03:03

Prakash Krishnan, MD, FACC becomes First Doctor in the United States to Use New Drug-Coated Balloon for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) New York, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The Mount Sinai Hospital is first in the United States to use the first and only FDA-approved, drug-coated balloon to open blocked arteries in the leg. “I am excited to be first in providing this FDA approved technology to our peripheral arterial disease patients at The Mount Sinai Hospital,” says Prakash...

2014-10-13 16:24:41

FDA approves first drug-coated angioplasty balloon catheter DETROIT, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) today announced Drs. Theodore Schreiber and Mahir Elder and are first in the country to use the Lutonix ® 035 Drug Coated Balloon PTA Catheter (DCB), the first and only DCB approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "This demonstrates the dedication of DMC Heart Hospital to provide cutting edge technology which is cost...

2014-09-15 23:11:17

Center for Vascular Medicine now offers genetic testing as a diagnostic tool in its approach to treating patients with vascular conditions including peripheral artery disease (PAD). Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 With a simple swab of the cheek, the physicians at Center for Vascular Medicine can gain valuable insight to help personalize the treatment for patients with vascular disorders, including peripheral artery disease (PAD). The ideal approach to medicine is preventive...

2014-06-25 12:30:14

Love Your Limbs(TM) Campaign Highlights Peripheral Arterial Disease FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Older adults who experience leg cramping or heaviness when walking short distances may think it's a normal part of aging, but these symptoms can signal a serious medical condition called peripheral arterial disease, according to healthcare providers with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA). VIVA is helping raise awareness in the Fredericksburg region...

2014-05-22 11:38:36

American Heart Association Study Highlights: -A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries walk farther and faster. -Supervised exercise for PAD (peripheral artery disease) is not usually covered by insurance and is inaccessible for many people with this painful condition. -Physicians should recommend walking even if their patients don’t have access to a supervised exercise program. A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries...

2014-05-06 16:32:01

Chocolate® PTA may benefit Singaporean patients suffering from peripheral arterial disease SINGAPORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QT Vascular Ltd. (QT Vascular) is pleased to announce that it has started clinical cases with the Chocolate® PTA balloon catheter (Chocolate® PTA) in Singapore. Five cases were performed at National University Hospital (NUH) and Changi General Hospital (CGH). Speaking after the procedures, Dr. Steven Kum, a vascular surgeon at CGH and an expert in...

2014-03-24 20:23:53

Second Generation drug coated balloon designed to address both acute and long-term outcomes PLEASANTON Calif. and SINGAPORE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical LLC, a subsidiary of Singapore based QT Vascular Ltd. announced today that the first three patients were enrolled in a clinical study of its unique drug-coated Chocolate® PTA balloon. Dr. Andrew Holden, co-Principal Investigator of the study, performed these procedures at Auckland City Hospital, in Auckland, New...

2014-03-12 23:04:39

The global market for peripheral vascular surgical devices was valued at $5.8 billion in 2012 and at $6.2 billion for 2013. BCC Research expects the market to grow to $8.4 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 6.3% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Peripheral Vascular Surgical Devices: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...

2014-02-19 08:34:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., and SINGAPORE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical LLC, a subsidiary of Singapore based QT Vascular Ltd., announced today that it has signed a broad distribution agreement with Cordis Corporation for the exclusive distribution of its unique Chocolate® PTA Balloon Angioplasty Catheter, with an option for additional TriReme portfolio products. This agreement will expand TriReme's commercial footprint and allow the company to focus on its promising...

2014-02-05 08:30:23

System Provides Physicians New Option for Treating Complete Blockages in the Major Arteries of the Leg NATICK, Mass., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) has announced the U.S. launch and first use of the OffRoad(TM) Re-Entry Catheter System, an important addition to the company's portfolio of tools to treat complete arterial blockages in the major arteries of the legs. These blockages, called chronic total occlusions (CTOs), are associated with advanced peripheral...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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