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2014-09-16 20:27:29

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROX Medical today presented positive results from the CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded endpoint study of the ROX Coupler for the treatment of arterial hypertension. The CONTROL-HTN trial, NCT01642498, evaluated the safety and efficacy of a percutaneous procedure creating a fixed connection between a central artery and vein in the upper leg - for the treatment of...

2014-09-15 23:03:08

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Baptist Jacksonville is one of 20 sites globally that will be studying a device that has traditionally...

2014-09-15 23:00:29

Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online, September 16, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online in the journal Radiology. The study looked at people with...

2014-09-08 23:03:16

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of a trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of an international trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. The worldwide study, WEB Intrasaccular Therapy Study (WEB-IT), is approved to enroll 139 patients at up to 25 sites in the U.S., Canada, and Europe and will evaluate...

2014-09-07 23:00:31

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Australia Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Outlook to 2020” & “Australia Cardiovascular Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Australia Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Outlook to 2020 “Australia Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the Australia...

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...


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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