Latest vascular surgery Stories

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...

2013-11-15 23:24:15

Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching an educational campaign to explain vein disease in simple terms. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching an educational campaign to explain the nature of vein disease to the public in simple terms. According to the Winston-Salem, North Carolina vein treatment center, vein disease results from an interplay of aging, heredity, obesity, inactivity, hormonal changes and excessive, prolonged standing...

2013-11-15 23:00:19

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center releases a new article about learning to love your legs again, no matter your age. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is releasing a new article to educate the public about the simplicity and effectiveness of modern techniques used to provide relief from spider and varicose veins, no matter your age. According to the Nashville-based vein center, unsightly bulges and discolorations in the legs are not an...

2013-11-14 23:28:36

Siragusa Vein and Laser releases a new article on how prompt, professional vein disease treatment in Nashville could mean life or death. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center has published a new article on their website explaining why delaying varicose vein treatment could be a matter of life and death. Many people think varicose veins are merely a cosmetic problem, the Nashville-based center says, but some of the consequences of untreated vein...

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...

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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