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2010-09-21 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Six cardiovascular societies from around the world today published a statement on live case demonstrations at cardiovascular meetings. The statement is the result of a collaborative effort by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Sociedad Latinoamericana de Cardiologia Intervencionista (SOLACI) and Asian-Pacific Society...

2010-09-13 15:02:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) today published a first-of-its-kind core curriculum consensus document for the treatment of structural heart disease. An introduction to SCAI's Structural Heart Disease Council, structural heart disease core curriculum, and results of a survey of physicians and training directors on structural heart disease procedures were published simultaneously today in Catheterization and...

2010-08-19 17:11:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) today announced an agreement to jointly sponsor the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) organization. Founded by SCAI in May 2010, ACE provides professional review of facilities where invasive cardiac and endovascular procedures are performed and will accredit those that achieve predetermined benchmarks for quality...

2010-05-07 13:45:00

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients treated with the Zilver® PTX(TM) Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent maintained clinical improvement at two years, according to interim results from the Zilver® PTX(TM) Global Registry presented today as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions. The prospective, single-arm study is ongoing to evaluate the drug-eluting stent for...

2010-05-06 13:25:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) today announced the creation of the Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) organization. The new accrediting body, announced at SCAI's 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions in San Diego, is designed to promote and uphold high-quality patient care and improve patient safety in facilities where invasive cardiac and endovascular procedures are performed. ACE will advance excellence by...

2010-05-06 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative catheter-based procedure is providing relief to patients who suffer from shortness of breath and fluid overload as the result of a severely leaky heart valve, but who are too sick for open-chest surgery, according to a study presented today at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions. Data from the Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair STudy (EVEREST II) High Risk Registry showed...

2010-05-06 12:45:00

SAN DIEGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel device that takes a simple approach to protecting the brain during procedures to improve blood flow through arteries in the neck appears to be safer and more effective than existing protection devices, according to a study presented today at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions. The ARMOUR study showed that when the MO.MA protection device was placed upstream of a cholesterol blockage...

2010-04-30 06:00:00

WESTFORD, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging, Inc., the pioneer in development and world leader in sales of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) systems for vascular and other imaging applications, will exhibit at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) meeting in San Diego, CA May 5 to 8, in booth 28. Presenting at SCAI will be Marco A Costa, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Center and Director, Research and...

2010-02-26 14:53:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Carotid artery stenting, a less invasive alternative to surgery on the carotid artery (carotid endarterectomy), is equally safe and effective for people at risk for stroke as carotid endarterectomy, according to a major new study presented today at the 2010 International Stroke Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The study findings indicate both carotid stenting and carotid endarterectomy are continually improving and have become "extraordinarily safe" for...

2010-02-26 08:37:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Carotid artery stenting, a less invasive alternative to surgery on the carotid artery (carotid endarterectomy), is equally safe and effective for people at risk for stroke as carotid endarterectomy, according to a major new study presented today at the 2010 International Stroke Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The study findings indicate both carotid stenting and carotid endarterectomy are continually improving and have become "extraordinarily safe" for...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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