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2014-07-28 20:24:43

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Aortic Stent Grafts Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255143/Global-Aortic-Stent-Grafts-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Aortic Stent GraftsAn aortic stent graft is a stainless steel metal mesh-like tube composed of woven polyester fabric. Stent grafts are categorized on the basis of product application type into two three segments: Abdominal Aortic Stent Grafts, Thoracic...

2014-07-23 08:31:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc., a developer of advanced devices for the transcarotid treatment of intra- and extra-cranial cerebrovascular disease, announced today the appointment of Michael P. Wallace to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this new role, Michael will lead the company's Research and Development efforts across its family of transcarotid access and treatment devices. Prior to joining Silk Road Medical, Michael was...

2014-07-16 16:23:43

- Novel Transcarotid Flow Reversal and Stent Procedure Uses Best Elements of the Surgical and Endovascular Approaches SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc. announced today the completion of enrollment in its pivotal ROADSTER study. The trial was the first of its kind to study the treatment of carotid artery stenosis by placing a stent via direct access to the common carotid artery in the neck in an entirely new minimally invasive procedure. The...

2014-07-15 23:09:24

VeinRecovery.com, the revolutionary online resource for vein conditions, announces a BETA launch of their new service. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 VeinRecovery.com has successfully launched its BETA site in response to a unanimous clamouring among vein professionals for a high-quality site devoted to vein conditions and treatment options. The online property has also announced revolutionary plans to scale up the website in upcoming weeks and months, providing a much needed resource...

2014-07-15 12:28:41

Service Offers a New Channel for Radiology Consultations FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has launched a Concierge Service for physicians who refer patients to medical facilities served by RAF, CEO Ed Swager announced today. The service makes it easier for referring physicians to track studies and locate the best subspecialist to discuss specific studies and results. RAF's board-certified, fellowship-trained...

2014-07-11 23:08:10

Leading Radiologist Offers Insights on Interventional & Vascular Radiology Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Dr. Linda Hughes, a leading South Florida interventional and vascular radiologist, will be featured on a cutting-edge medicine and science show airing throughout July on BECON Television (WBEC-TV). Dr. Hughes is one of the foremost authorities on cutting-edge interventional and vascular radiology procedures in South Florida having helped further develop the...

2014-07-10 12:13:40

University of California - San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms – weaknesses in the body's largest artery that can rupture, causing potentially lethal internal bleeding. The study, published July 9 in JAMA Surgery, shows that patients who received the minimally invasive aortic repair procedure had a 42...

2014-07-08 08:31:38

100% procedural success rate achieved in first multi-specialty clinical experience BOSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in embolic protection systems ("EPS"), today announced that it has concluded enrollment in its CARENET clinical trial. The multi-specialty (Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists and Vascular Surgeons) trial is assessing the peri-procedural safety and efficacy of CGuard...

2014-07-03 20:21:28

At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr. Malekmehr and his team perform thrombolysis, mechanical thrombectomy and many other cutting-edge treatments for sufferers of DVT LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) leads to hospitalization for approximately 250,000 Americans, and often leads to serious - and even fatal - complications. Fortunately, at the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, those suffering from the...

2014-06-30 23:16:12

Orange County Vein Physician is the 1st to complete the online training nationally. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Congratulations to Dr. Alan Kanter, who just received formal training certification on June 24, 2014 to administer Varithena. This makes him one of the first Southern California physicians to reach this landmark achievement, which means he will be among the very first “early adopters” allowed to administer Varithena to his patients when it becomes available later this...


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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