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2013-11-29 23:20:55

Siragusa Vein and Laser Center launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about benefits of vein treatment. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Siragusa Vein and Laser Center is launching a new social media campaign in order to reveal how getting treatment for problematic veins can make a patient happier overall. The Nashville-based vein center is hopeful that this campaign will reach a new range of people who may have reservations or fears about getting treatment...

2013-11-26 23:33:09

Robin Fleck, MD, reports an increase in varicose vein and cosmetic procedures in the last quarter of 2013 at her three businesses. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Whether due to the holiday rush or insurance deductibles being met, Dr. Robin Fleck, founder and medical director of Body Oasis Laser Aesthetics and Medispa, Southwest Skin & Cancer Institute and Prescott Vein Specialties has seen increased procedures requested in the past six weeks at all three businesses. This...

2013-11-22 23:29:44

Primary Message To MS Patients and Practitioners is Endovascular Treatment for CCSVI Should Only Be Conducted in the Context of a Randomized, Double-Blinded Controlled Study New York, New York (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of uncertain etiology characterized by demyelinating lesions affecting the central nervous system. In 2009, Dr. Paolo Zamboni et al described an association between MS and extra cranial venous outflow restrictive lesions detected by...

2013-11-21 23:24:40

TAVR at LLUMC is the first of its kind in the Inland Empire. LOMA LINDA, CA. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 A joint team of cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons and cardiac anesthesiologists completed the first trans-catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) on Oct. 28, and the patient is doing well. LLUMC is the first hospital in the Inland Empire to perform this type of procedure. This new therapy is used to treat certain patients who...

2013-11-19 23:30:51

The International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS) (http://www.isvs.com) is pleased to announce that it will be holding their 7th Annual poster competition at the 40th Annual VEITHsymposium, (http://www.veithsymposium.org), Thursday, November 21, at the New York Hilton-Midtown, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS) (http://www.isvs.com) is pleased to announce that it will be holding their 7th...

2013-11-18 23:31:37

Proceeds to Support Commercialization, Product Development and Clinical Research Efforts Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 TriVascular, Inc. today announced the close of a $40 million Series E Preferred Stock equity financing. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Delphi Ventures, MPM Capital, Kearny Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and the Redmile Group were joined by new investors Deerfield Management, Rock Springs Capital and Permal Asset Management in the...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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