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2014-09-15 23:00:29

Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online, September 16, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online in the journal Radiology. The study looked at people with...

2014-08-25 16:26:46

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Aortic Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/703947/Aortic-Valve-Stenosis-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlAortic Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Aortic Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Aortic Valve Stenosis clinical trial...

2014-06-11 20:22:36

New Interactive Campaign Offers Information and Education WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign from the Alliance for Aging Research aims to raise awareness about the effects of aortic stenosis, a disease caused by the gradual buildup of calcium deposits in the aortic valve. It affects more than 1.5 million Americans. If left untreated, aortic stenosis can lead to fainting, chest pain, fatigue and, in worst case scenarios, death. This interactive, multimedia...

2014-03-04 23:22:15

How an orthopedic rep replacement model can help hospitals take back the O.R. and driving value and outcomes in the treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Attend a complimentary webinar from Becker's Healthcare to learn more about clinical success in the O.R. and how to drive outcomes in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. Register for one of the following webinars today: 1) Clinical Success Without the Excess: How an Orthopedic Rep Replacement...

2014-02-26 20:22:27

Sufferers of spinal stenosis find relief from the state-of-the-art laser treatments offered by Dr. Rezaian at the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic, Inc. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few certainties in life, but one reliable truth remains: As we get older, our health afflictions can become increasingly challenging. Of all the health concerns a person might face, one of the most common - and most troubling - is spinal stenosis. Fortunately, with laser back...

2013-11-13 13:56:31

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet and Herlev Hospital have identified a clear link between narrowed heart valves and a special lipoprotein in the blood. In the long term, the research may well help to prevent valvular heart disease. The new findings have just been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Aortic valve stenosis (AS) – in which the opening of the aortic valve is narrowed – affects 2-7 percent of the Danish population aged...

2013-10-22 10:25:49

Bottle feeding appears to increase the risk infants will develop hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), a form of stomach obstruction, and that risk seems to be magnified when mothers are older and have had more than one child, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. HPS typically occurs during an infant's first two months of life and surgery is needed to correct the obstruction, which occurs because of a thickening of the smooth muscle layer of the...

2013-10-21 23:29:22

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in surgical innovations. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Vertos Medical, which has developed an innovative, minimally invasive treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), will be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes, airing on Fox Business on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. EDT. Viewers will learn about Vertos Medical’s mild® (minimally invasive lumbar decompression), a short, outpatient procedure that is...

2013-07-18 23:23:20

Double board-certified pain specialist, Foead Geula MD, now offering a minimally invasive procedure to relieve back and leg pain associated with lumbar spinal stenosis. Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression(MILD) is an outpatient procedure that helps to relieve back pain and leg pain associated with lumbar spinal stenosis. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Double board-certified interventional pain specialist now offering minimally invasive procedure to treat symptomatic lumbar...

2012-09-06 12:45:22

Many needless and costly operations required to prevent just 1 stroke Tests to screen for "silent" neck artery narrowing in a bid to curb the risk of a stroke result in many unnecessary and costly surgical procedures, and ultimately save very few lives, concludes an editorial in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. In 2-6% of European men aged 60 plus, the major arteries supplying the brain (carotid arteries) are narrowed by 50-99%. This condition, termed carotid stenosis or...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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