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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...

2013-09-20 16:24:23

ORANGEBURG, S.C. and SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access today announced the first U.S. commercial implantation of their VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide, in a patient presenting with cannulation challenges and with difficulties in achieving ideal dialysis access due to the depth and tortuosity of their AV fistula. The VWING Vascular Needle Guide was recently granted FDA market approval following completion of a multi-center, prospective clinical study....

2013-09-19 23:34:16

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center Launches New Health Campaign via Social Media to Educate Public about the Benefits of Ultrasound (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is launching a new public health campaign using social media to educate the public about the benefits of using painless ultrasound technology in vein care. According to the Nashville, Tennessee Center, the use of ultrasound can provide invaluable diagnostic information to physicians that can lead...

2013-09-19 23:25:45

Ultrasound interpretation system helps radiologists, cardiologists and vascular surgeons prepare for and meet key certification requirements. Atlanta (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Accelarad, the nation's leading cloud-based medical image sharing solution, announces the expansion of their partnership with Mint Medical Education, through the launch of an online ultrasound review tool. Mint Medical, a San Francisco-based provider of imaging services, training and education chose Accelarad...

2013-09-19 11:26:27

Focus on improving surgical quality could reduce health care costs Reducing hospital readmission rates is an important clinical and policy priority but whether those rates really measure the quality of hospital care isn't clear. In a new study, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found strong evidence of a relationship between surgical readmission rates and quality of surgical care. The finding provides an opportunity for policymakers to improve surgical quality and...

2013-09-18 23:28:29

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public about potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public about the risks of deep vein thrombosis, or blood clots – a potentially deadly complication of vein disease. According to the Nashville, Tennessee Center, modern ultrasound techniques can be used to diagnose and remove...


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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