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2014-10-29 23:06:23

SIGVARIS recently collaborated with Dr. Ariel Soffer, who leads the Vein Experts Training Academy in South Florida, to create an informative video about the steps people can take to help keep their legs healthy. Peachtree City, Ga (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Did you know that one third of all men and women between 18 and 79 suffer from leg swelling and varicose veins? A new video by SIGVARIS made in collaboration with Dr. Ariel Soffer of the Vein Experts Training Academy in South Florida...

2014-10-29 23:05:25

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Aortic Stent Grafts – Current and Future Players” to its store. The report identifies and analyzes the key companies shaping and driving the Aortic Stent Grafts market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Aortic stent grafts are most commonly used to reinforce a weak spot in an artery, which is known as an aneurysm. The stent grafts are designed to seal tightly with the patient’s native artery above and below the aneurysm, and are used to treat...

2014-10-27 08:28:47

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essential Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced today that it has received CE mark approval for X-Seal(TM), a new vascular closure device with superior handling and closure features. X-Seal closes femoral arterial punctures made during cardiac catheterization procedures such as angiograms, angioplasty, and stenting. X-Seal is designed to provide Cath Lab professionals with superior closure and improved...

2014-10-23 08:36:02

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend for the fourth quarter 2014 of $0.03 per share of common stock outstanding. The quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share will be paid on December 19, 2014 to all common stockholders of record as of December 12, 2014. The ex-dividend date...

2014-10-22 08:32:45

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that James Patrick (Pat) Mackin, President and Chief Executive Officer, has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors, effective October 21, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/MM86518LOGO Steven G. Anderson, Executive Chairman of CryoLife, stated, "Since joining the Company in...

2014-10-21 23:02:50

The new Vascular Center will be more convenient, more efficient and offer the latest technology. Humble, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Humble Cardiology Associates, one of Houston’s most premier heart and vascular centers, announced the opening of their new state-of-the-art Northeast Houston Vein and Vascular Center. The new center will feature the most cutting-edge, minimally-invasive technology and techniques in the treatment of venous disease and leg pain, which includes the medical...

2014-10-20 16:26:56

First Aortic Valve With Removable Stent Provides Performance Similar to Native Valve With the Ease of Implanted Stented Valve AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Oct. 16, 2014, surgeons with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in Texas to implant the Solo Smart((TM)) Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve. Faraz Kerendi, M.D. and Stephen J. Dewan M.D., cardiothoracic surgeons at Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons, performed the procedure at Heart Hospital of...

2014-10-14 16:29:06

ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that 2014 third quarter financial results will be released on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. On that day, the Company will hold a teleconference call and live webcast at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results, followed by a question and answer session hosted by Pat Mackin, president and chief executive...

2014-10-14 08:33:55

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Deepak Raghavan has joined Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) in response to the increasing volume of neuroradiology imaging studies handled by the practice, RAF CEO Ed Swager announced today. Neuroradiology studies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans of the brain, spine, head and neck assist in diagnosing conditions including tumors, stroke, trauma injuries and spinal...

2014-10-13 08:26:17

Simbionix procedural rehearsal studio allows docs to train before actual case CLEVELAND, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice makes perfect. University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center and Simbionix recently launched a multi-center, randomized study comparing the clinical performance of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) procedures with and without prior rehearsal in a virtual environment for physicians. The study investigates the clinical related performance and cost analysis of...


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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