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2011-06-09 13:11:00

St. Joseph's Children's Hospital is among a small number of facilities in the country to offer the less-invasive procedure for valve replacement. TAMPA, Fla., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When cardiologists at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital told 21-year-old Adam Romano that he needed to have his pulmonary valve replaced, the diagnosis was not a surprise. Born with the congenital heart defect Tetralogy of Fallot, Adam underwent open-heart surgery when he was 2 years old and his...

2010-10-12 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 cardiovascular surgeons and cardiologists from 25 countries are scheduled to attend the third annual global Ross Summit, a two-day surgical congress focused on the Ross Procedure. Filled with a number of point-counterpoint discussions, the forum will feature the presentation of much new data about the Ross Procedure and interactive discussions among many of the world's elite cardiovascular surgeons and cardiologists regarding survival,...

2010-08-09 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a five-year shelf-life on its CryoPatch® SG pulmonary human cardiac patch processed with the Company's proprietary SynerGraft® technology. CryoLife's SynerGraft technology is designed to remove...

2010-06-08 07:34:00

ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY) a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a five-year shelf-life on its CryoValve® SG pulmonary human heart valve processed with the Company's proprietary SynerGraft® technology. CryoLife's SynerGraft technology is designed to remove allogeneic donor cells and...

2009-12-01 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced its initial financial guidance for 2010. The Company expects total revenues for the full year of 2010 to be between $118.0 million and $123.0 million, which includes between $1.5 million and $2.5 million related to funding received from the Department of Defense in connection with the development of BioFoam. The Company...

2009-11-18 15:07:01

Heart function significantly improved in children and young adults with single-ventricle congenital heart disease who have had the Fontan operation following treatment with sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, say researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Single-ventricle defects are a collection of cardiac malformations that impair the heart's ability to pump blood. Examples include tricuspid atresia, pulmonary atresia/intact...

2009-11-17 15:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart function significantly improved in children and young adults with single ventricle congenital heart disease who have had the Fontan operation following treatment with sildenafil, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, say researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Single ventricle defects are a collection of cardiac malformations that impair the heart's ability to pump blood. Examples...

2009-08-12 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its CryoPatch((R)) SG pulmonary human cardiac patch. CryoPatch SG is processed with the Company's proprietary SynerGraft technology designed to remove allogeneic donor cells and cellular remnants from tissue without compromising...

2008-07-16 09:01:20

ST. LOUIS, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. announced today that the pediatric cardiology team at the Heart and Diabetes Center of North Reinland-Westphalia in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, successfully performed a first-of-its-kind-procedure to treat pulmonary atresia in a 10-year old boy. The team performed the procedure with Stereotaxis' Niobe Magnetic Navigation System. Pulmonary atresia is a congenital malformation of the pulmonary valve which obstructs the flow of...


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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 'karpos', fruit.
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