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2013-10-22 23:02:08

Siragusa Vein & Vascular is launching a new initiative to educate the public about a safe and common vein treatment, sclerotherapy. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Siragusa Vein & Vascular has launched a new initiative to educate the public about how vein problems can be treated safely and effectively through sclerotherapy. The Nashville, TN center has published new educational articles on their website describing sclerotherapy treatment, and explaining that it is a...

2013-10-21 12:27:37

New RAS Vascular and Varicose Vein Center Meets Growing Demand for Minimally Invasive Treatment SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to a rising demand for minimally invasive treatment, Radiological Associates of Sacramento (RAS) opened its new Vascular and Varicose Vein Center in Roseville, offering patients nonsurgical options and direct access to RAS specialists. This new state-of-the-art, outpatient facility will allow the independent medical group to...

2013-10-21 08:28:39

STUDY ASSESSED SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PHOENIX SYSTEM MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AtheroMed, a developer of innovative catheter technologies for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD), announced results from its Endovascular Atherectomy Safety and Effectiveness (EASE) study during a Late Breaking Clinical Trials Session at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2013 conference in Las Vegas. Stephen Williams, MD, Director of the Vascular Medicine...

2013-10-20 23:03:07

Siragusa Vein and Vascular is launching a new health campaign via social media to educate the public on the causes of varicose veins. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center in Nashville, TN has published a new article describing the causes of varicose veins. Varicose veins can result in painful, swollen legs and affect mobility, the Nashville, TN vein center says. If left untreated, varicose veins can cause serious complications, prompting the center...

2013-10-20 23:03:06

Premier Vein Institute is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public on exercises to keep veins healthy. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 The Premier Vein Institute is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public on the preventive effect of exercise on vein health. It is possible to look younger and healthier without the unpleasant appearance of varicose veins and spider veins. The effects of vein disorders are not just cosmetic, however. Varicose vein...

2013-10-19 23:04:12

The Nashville-based vein center says that vein disease can affect anyone at any time, but that there are some risk factors that increase the incidence of this condition. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center has produced an article describing the risk factors for vein disease. The Nashville-based vein center says that vein disease can affect anyone at any time, but that there are some risk factors that increase the incidence of this condition. They...

2013-10-15 23:33:51

Sunny Maffett, the new director of operations at Southwest Skin and Cancer Institute is determined to publicize the many state of the art medical and cosmetic treatments Dr. Fleck offers to the local community. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Robin Fleck, M.D. founder and medical director of Body Oasis Laser Aesthetics and Day Spa, Southwest Skin and Cancer Institute, and Vein Specialties is pleased to announce that Sunny Maffett has joined the staff in Prescott, Arizona as...

2013-10-08 12:28:31

Outstanding Device for Treatment of Ostial Disease Expands AccessClosure's Portfolio SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AccessClosure, Inc., the market leader in extravascular closure devices, announced today an exclusive agreement with Ostial Corporation to distribute the Flash Ostial System Dual Balloon Angioplasty Catheter in the United States. The Flash Ostial System is designed to help overcome the challenges of aorto-ostial stenting and compliments the Mynx®...

2013-10-04 23:22:22

Leaders in the field of amputation prevention and wound healing will present latest findings and research at the second annual Wound and Amputation Prevention Symposium at St. Mary’s. San Francisco (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 What: St. Mary’s is at the forefront of the emerging field of Amputation Prevention and Limb Preservation. As one of a few Amputation Prevention Centers in the United States, St. Mary’s has developed a program that has already demonstrated a 2/3 reduction in...

2013-10-04 10:12:02

Several newly identified markers could provide valuable insight to predict the risk of rupture abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), according to new research published in the October issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Imaging with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has shown that dense white blood cells in the outermost connective tissue in the vascular wall, increased C-reactive protein and a loss of smooth muscle cells in the middle layer of the vascular wall are...


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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