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2013-12-21 23:01:40

The current issue of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy presents a retrospective review of 15 patients who were implanted with the Zenith t-Branch stent. While the short-term results indicate that use of an off-the-shelf t-Branch endograft is practicable and safe, an accompanying commentary suggests some improvements or alternate versions that may help resolve certain issues. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Early results are promising for use of the first off-the-shelf...

2013-12-12 23:31:40

Novant Health Vein Specialists in Winston-Salem, N.C. is conducting a charitable drive to donate clothing to Winston-Salem residents in need. Winston-Salem, N.C (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 December 10th, 2013. Winston-Salem, N.C. Novant Health Vein Specialists, a leading vein care center in Winston-Salem, N.C., is organizing a holiday clothing drive to help clothe the homeless and others in need in Winston-Salem this holiday season. The drive will benefit the Samaritan Ministry Soup Kitchen...

2013-12-11 23:26:35

Siragusa Vein and Laser Center is publishing a new article designed to relay the importance of vein treatment in today's world. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Nashville, TN. Siragusa Vein and Laser Center is pleased to announce the publication of a new article designed to paint a picture of a world without vein disease treatment in Nashville. The Nashville, TN based vein center explains that the article is designed to give readers an idea of what life would be like without...

2013-12-11 23:25:11

Flower Mound Vein Center is publishing a new article exploring five shocking facts from a vein specialist in Flower Mound. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Flower Mound Vein Center is pleased to announce the publication of a new article exploring five shocking facts about vein disease. The Flower Mound, TX based vein center explains that many patients consider vein disease to be primarily a cosmetic issue. The center seeks to help people understand how their vein specialist in...

2013-12-10 23:34:28

Vein Specialties in Prescott, Arizona gets a technology boost by installing new patient satisfaction survey on electronic tablet. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Robin M. Fleck, M.D., medical director of Vein Specialties in Prescott, Arizona, has implemented a computerized patient satisfaction survey to obtain direct feedback from her patients about their experience. Patient satisfaction surveys are short, easily administered questionnaires that provide medical offices with information and...

2013-12-10 23:32:34

One of the best vein doctors in Nashville talks about the ease of vein treatment options and some of the symptoms of vein disease. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Siragusa Vein and Laser Center is releasing a new article to describe spider and varicose veins to the public, their impact on health and wellbeing, and an overview of vein treatment options that are currently available. According to the Nashville, TN vein center, the vein treatment options available today are minimally...

2013-12-05 23:28:25

Siragusa Vein & Laser Center is releasing a new article to promote patient awareness of complications from swollen legs and their impact on overall health. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Siragusa Vein & Laser Center is releasing a new article that reveals some of the lesser known problems that are associated with swollen legs and ankles, as well as the causes and at-home treatments that patients can do themselves until they can get proper medical care. According to...

2013-12-04 23:29:39

A vein specialist in Nashville reveals three facts about vein treatments that are usually not privy to the public. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 December 4th, 2013. Nashville, TN. Siragusa Vein and Laser Center is releasing a new article to expose a few of the medical industry’s secrets kept by vein doctors about vein disease treatments. The Nashville based vein center says that most people are unaware that treatments for alleviating vein disease are now straightforward, fast...

2013-12-04 23:23:23

A vascular doctor in New Jersey provides a new article explaining how leg pain and swelling is related to vein disease and how to treat it at home. Hamilton Square, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center is announcing the publication of a new article that outlines several ways patients suffering from swollen legs and ankles can reduce their symptoms themselves before getting vein disease treatment. The New Jersey based Center says that inflammation and pain in...


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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