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2014-08-28 08:23:06

HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today announced that Blake T. DeBerry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jerry M. Brooks, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will deliver a presentation at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Their remarks are scheduled to begin at 12:25 p.m. EDT / 11:25 a.m. CDT. The presentation slides will be available beginning at the time of the presentation...

2014-08-22 23:07:48

Leading heart surgeons launch an early detection program to eliminate cardiovascular death. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The international team of heart surgeons at NY Heart Health Clinics are promoting non-invasive screening, risk assessment and public awareness of the four most preventable risks of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, even in asymptomatic patients: sudden death from heart disease, stroke, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus, and Peripheral Vascular...

2014-08-22 23:07:45

On August 19, the FDA announced that certain lots of the Diamondback 360 Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy Systems, by Cardiovascular Systems, are recalled because they may contain sheath that can fracture during use. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest...

2014-08-21 23:13:30

Dr. Lowell S. Kabnick, a vascular doctor in New Jersey, has found surprising examples of inequalities in health insurance guidelines for symptomatic varicose vein treatment, publishing the results of his study in a new journal article out this month. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, a practicing vascular doctor in New Jersey, has uncovered significant inequalities in health insurance guidelines governing coverage of treatment for symptomatic varicose veins....

2014-08-19 12:28:23

Collaborative model improves quality and patient outcomes, lowers complications DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over a five-year period, five programs sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network to improve the quality of certain medical and surgical procedures performed in Michigan hospitals, have produced $597 million in health care cost savings, and have lowered complication and mortality rates for thousands of patients. The results of these five...

2014-08-18 23:03:24

Group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery offers diagnostic, evaluation and laboratory services Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Brooklyn residents have access to top-quality surgical care at Mount Sinai Doctors Brooklyn Heights, a multispecialty practice in downtown Brooklyn. A group of surgeons specializing in oncologic, colorectal, vascular, general, and thoracic surgery will offer diagnostic services, evaluation before and...

2014-08-11 23:08:06

Tea with the MD - Varicose vein question and answer educational seminar series with Author Dr. Nisha Bunke! La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Seeking to provide a casual environment, La Jolla Vein Care center will conduct monthly Tea with the MD sessions where tea and a light lunch will accompany an informative discussion about varicose veins, what causes them, what new treatments are available and more. These free meetings are held in the Scripps Hospital Campus Ximed building,...

2014-08-11 08:29:48

Varithena® is now available in the US WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG International Inc. announces that the first varicose vein patient has been treated with Varithena(®) (polidocanol injectable foam), the only FDA-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins (GSV), accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the GSV system both above and below the knee. Varithena(®) improves symptoms related to or caused by varicose veins, and...

2014-08-11 08:28:58

Results will be announced on Tuesday, September 16 in Washington, D.C. BOSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in embolic protection systems ("EPS"), today announced that Professor Joachim Schofer, MD, at the Hamburg University Cardiovascular Center, will present the results of the CARENET (CARotid Embolic protection using microNET) trial at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, in...

2014-08-08 16:22:54

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenoaks Laser Center is now offering varicose vein treatment in Glendale. Sclerotherapy is a procedure in which an FDA-approved agent is injected directly into the damaged vein. The vein becomes nonfunctional and is eventually absorbed by the body, and blood flow is routed to healthy veins. This is the preferred treatment for small varicose veins, according to the doctor at Glenoaks Laser Center. Visit http://glenoakslasercenter.com for more...


Latest vascular surgery Reference Libraries

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

Aortography
2013-04-30 10:09:04

Aortography is the study of the specific action involving the ejection of blood from the aorta in the heart. Taking an aortogram from the patient could identify if there is a tear in the intimal wall of the aorta. This tear is eventually fatal but can be repaired in some cases. Procedure A catheter is placed in the aorta of the patient, usually through the femoral artery. Once in place a dose of iodine-based dye is injected in order to visualize the flow of blood through the site....

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