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2013-10-02 08:28:34

RESULTS TO BE PRESENTED DURING LATE-BREAKING CLINICAL TRIALS SESSION AT VIVA 2013 MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AtheroMed, a developer of innovative technologies for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD), announced that it has completed patient enrollment in the EASE clinical study. The EASE study results will be presented by Dr. Stephen Williams, Director, Vascular Medicine Center at Johns Hopkins University, during a Late Breaking Clinical Trials Session on...

2013-09-26 23:40:02

The Premier Vein Institute is publishing a new article explaining the top risk factors for vein disease. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Millions of Americans are at risk for several types of vein disease, including some conditions that can lead to serious complications. The Premier Vein Institute, a Tampa, FL based vein center, is publishing a new article designed to help the public understand the factors that influence their vein disease risk. The center hopes the information it...

2013-09-26 23:40:00

Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching a health campaign via social media to help adults improve their vascular health now to prevent problems later Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching a new public health campaign designed to encourage adults to take steps to improve their vascular health. Millions of adult Americans are at risk for serious long-term vascular health issues, says the Winston-Salem, NC based vein center. The center...

2013-09-26 23:39:58

The Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center is publishing a new article explaining the complications of varicose veins and how to prevent them. Hamilton Square, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Varicose veins are an unsightly problem experienced by many Americans, but according to the Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center, this form of vein disease may cause complications that affect more than just aesthetics. The Hamilton Square, NJ based vein center is publishing a new article outlining some of...

2013-09-26 16:26:06

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary data presented last week at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) annual scientific meeting demonstrated that TVA Medical's FLEX System can create vascular access for hemodialysis patients without traditional open surgery. The technology is being studied outside of the United States and is currently not available in the U.S. The Company intends to seek Food and Drug Administration...

2013-09-25 23:38:36

The Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center is launching a new health campaign via social media to educate the public on the benefits of ultrasound in vein care. Hamilton Square, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center is pleased to announce the launch of a new public health campaign. This campaign will focus on the importance of ultrasound imaging in vein care. The Hamilton Square, NJ based vein center explains that ultrasound tests play a vital role in...

2013-09-25 23:38:32

The Premier Vein Institute is launching a new campaign via social media to educate the public about the benefits of ultrasound in vein care. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The ultrasound is a non-invasive diagnostic tool that is indispensible in the treatment of vein disease. The Premier Vein Institute, a Tampa, FL based vein center, is spending the month of September educating the public about the importance of this technology. The center hopes the information it provides will...

2013-09-23 23:25:00

Dr. Carl M. Black of the Intermountain Vein Center spoke this month at XVII World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology in Boston, MA. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Earlier this month vein care experts from around the world met in Boston, Massachusetts for what is widely considered the most comprehensive meeting on vein disease in the world, the world meeting of the International Union of Phlebology. Hosted by the American College of Phlebology, this 6-day conference...

2013-09-23 10:17:57

A team of investigators has developed an innovative blood test that may provide a faster, simpler way for emergency room doctors and others to diagnose and monitor potentially deadly aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections (a tear in the wall of the aorta) for which early diagnosis is critical for survival. The aorta is the large artery that carries blood away from the heart. Aortic aneurysms and dissections, which often have symptoms similar to a heart attack, cause more than 10,000 deaths...

2013-09-23 08:22:41

-- Adempas® (riociguat) offers new hope for patients suffering from chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) -- Adempas® is now available in Canada as the first and only drug indicated to manage the treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)1,2 TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Bayer Inc. announced today the Health Canada approval of Adempas® (riociguat). Adempas® is the first drug...


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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