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2013-10-28 23:02:39

The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at The Mount Sinai Hospital Launches United States’ Use of Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System to Reduce Severe Arterial Calcium Prior to Cardiac Stents. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Leading interventional cardiologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the world to use a newly U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved device for the treatment of severely calcified coronary arteries before the placement of...

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...

2013-09-09 04:21:21

CAESAREA, Israel, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - CE Marking for the TriGuard(TM) device, devised to minimize the risk of brain damage during TAVR, enables commencement of commercial use - Recent data demonstrates considerable reduction of new brain lesion volume during protected TAVR procedures performed with the TriGuard medical device Keystone Heart, a leader in the development of cerebral protection devices for...

2013-07-09 23:29:31

International Leader in Cardiology to Help Advance Adult Stem Cell Therapy Treatment for Heart Disease Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, has announced that Antonio Colombo, M.D., F.A.C.C. has joined the esteemed group of Okyanos’ medical advisory council members. Dr. Colombo is director of the Cardiac...

2013-04-04 16:22:55

NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/ -- Dr. Daniel Soffer, MD is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Medicine as a result of his role as a Cardiologist with Mount Sinai Medical Center. In his current role, Dr. Soffer's areas of expertise include percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) in patients with cryptogenic stroke, atrial septal defect (ASD) closure, and percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty of the aortic...

2013-01-03 08:26:26

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the XIENCE Xpedition((TM)) Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and is launching immediately in the United States, providing physicians with a next-generation technology with the largest size matrix in the U.S. market. XIENCE Xpedition features a new stent delivery system designed to optimize deliverability, particularly in challenging coronary...

2012-03-14 19:55:00

Continuous Improvement of Medical Protocols Makes New York´s Busiest Cardiac Catheterization Lab Also One of Its Safest New York, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Mount Sinai´s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory has been awarded New York State´s highest "two-star" safety rating in the categories of overall and non-emergency cases for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), according to new data released March 13, 2012 that examine patient discharges from 2007 — 2009. The...

2011-11-17 07:15:00

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mention the phrase "door-to-balloon time," and you're likely to get a few blank stares. But not from 67-year-old Judith O'Sullivan of Orland Park. O'Sullivan not only understands what the phrase means, she knows that it saved her life at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers earlier this year. Door-to-balloon time is a term coined by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to describe the time it takes for a hospital...

2011-10-19 12:15:04

Delaying stenting of blocked coronary arteries may be superior for heart-attack patients The Canadian Journal of Cardiology (www.onlinecjc.ca) has published a paper on the timing of coronary stenting, a thought-provoking paper that challenges one of the dogmas of acute heart attack management today. Emergency procedures to open blocked coronary arteries in patients with acute myocardial infarction have revolutionized cardiology by preventing heart attacks and their complications. Stents...

2011-04-07 15:39:22

New guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (termed acute coronary syndromes) have been released by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. The guidelines were created by a consortium of national experts including a cardiologist from Baylor College of Medicine. "This important document is an update of the 2007 ACC/AHA guidelines. We examined past recommendations, reviewed the clinical data that...