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2014-05-28 08:31:48

SINGAPORE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosensors International Group, Ltd. ("Biosensors" or the "Company", Bloomberg: BIG SP; Reuters: BIOS.SI; SGX: B20), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices, today announced that Mr. Jose ("Pepe") Calle Gordo has been appointed the Company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with effect from 1(st) November 2014. Dr. Jack Wang will continue with the company to help the transition and take on a new role of Chief...

2014-05-26 12:23:12

DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wkbfxj/coronary_stents) has announced the addition of the "Global Coronary Stents (Bare Metal Stents, Drug Eluting Stents and Bio-absorbable Stents) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A coronary stent is a tubular structured device made of a thin mesh of wire, which may also be coated with a polymer containing a drug, or...

2014-05-23 08:23:56

-- Sustained Safety Profile -- DURHAM, N.C., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced that long-term clinical outcomes from its DESSOLVE I and II clinical trials were presented at the EuroPCR conference in Paris, France this week. Presentations by principal investigator William Wijns, M.D., Ph.D. of the Cardiovascular Center in Aalst, Belgium, highlighted results of long-term clinical follow-up of the MiStent Sirolimus Eluting Absorbable Polymer Coronary...

2014-05-23 04:20:45

COMBO(TM) Dual Therapy Stent shown to actively promote rapid endothelialization and deliver long-term, true vessel healing HONG KONG, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced long-term results from its REMEDEE Trial. In addition to showing that the COMBO(TM) Dual Therapy Stent shows no late target lesion revascularization, the results demonstrate that the stent proactively promotes functional vessel healing. Key findings include: -...

2014-05-21 08:29:14

EVOLVE Study Data Presented Today at EuroPCR 2014 Also Demonstrate Excellent Safety Profile NATICK, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reported positive three-year follow-up data for the EVOLVE clinical trial, comparing the safety and performance of the SYNERGY(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Bioabsorbable Polymer Platinum Chromium (PtCr) Coronary Stent System to the PROMUS Element(TM) Stent System. The data were presented today at EuroPCR 2014 by...

2014-05-15 16:28:10

-- Oral Presentations to Include New Long-Term Results from First-in-Human Study -- DURHAM, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced the updated three- and two-year clinical outcomes from its DESSOLVE I and II clinical trials, respectively, will be presented at the EuroPCR conference to be held in Paris, France from May 20 - 23. Two oral presentations will be made by William Wijns, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiovascular Center, Aalst, Belgium: -- DESSOLVE II...

2014-05-05 08:28:39

SINGAPORE, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosensors International Group, Ltd. ("Biosensors" or the "Company", Bloomberg: BIG SP; Reuters: BIOS.SI; SGX: B20), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval for a U.S.-based clinical trial of the BioFreedom(TM) polymer-free drug-coated stent (DCS) system. The BioFreedom U.S....

2014-05-01 00:21:42

NATICK, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to advance leading drug-eluting stent (DES) technology, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has launched the Promus PREMIER(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System in Japan. This advanced DES system recently received Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) approval. "It is my great pleasure to be able to provide the Promus PREMIER(TM) Stent System to physicians and patients in Japan,"...

2014-04-24 16:29:23

MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consulting Radiologists, Ltd.'s Interventional Neuroradiology (NIR) team at Abbott Northwestern Hospital's Neuroscience Institute reached a new milestone on Tuesday, April 15. The doctors treated their 2,000th brain aneurysm since the program started at the hospital in the mid 1990s. The current team consists of three Consulting Radiologists, Ltd. (CRL) doctors: Dr. Benjamin Crandall, Dr. Josser Delgado, and Dr. Yasha Kadkhodayan. For...

2014-04-11 08:24:05

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices...


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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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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