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2013-09-24 23:40:13

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the only hospital in the region implanting a new drug-eluting stent to treat symptomatic blockages of leg arteries caused by peripheral artery disease. St. Louis (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Although drug-coated stents have been commonly used in coronary procedures, the technology is new to the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). Patrick Geraghty, MD, FACS, Washington University vascular surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is the first in the regional area...

2013-09-19 23:21:39

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Peripheral Vascular Stents for the Lower Extremity - US Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Summary Endovascular therapies such as stenting have been widely adopted to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the lower extremity. Peripheral vascular stents including bare metal, drug-eluting, covered and bioabsorbable stents are associated with improved clinical outcomes compared to balloon...

2013-09-18 23:19:05

Founder, researcher, patent holder Pax Beale, through the nonprofit BodyForTheAges.Org announces its Prescription Method of Training for heart rehabilitation, available exclusively through the web. It’s a multi-step program that includes a specific weight-resistance training regime, as opposed to aerobics, and it’s a rival to medical angioplasty, in some instances. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Ex-heart cripple/researcher Pax Beale pioneered weight-resistance training...

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...


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Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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