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2013-11-03 23:03:38

Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching a new campaign on congenital vein abnormalities. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching a new campaign to help educate the public about congenital vein abnormalities. Although these abnormalities affect only about 1% of the population, they can have an impact on a person’s health, the Winston-Salem, N.C. based vein clinic says. The center hopes to raise awareness about these vein conditions....

2013-11-02 23:02:38

Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching a new campaign about the advanced stages of vein disease. Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Novant Health Vein Specialists is launching a new campaign to provide public health education on the advanced stages of venous disease. The Winston-Salem based vein center is turning to social media to help get the word out on the dangerous complications associated with long-term vein issues in an effort to help patients reduce their risk of...

2013-11-01 23:24:47

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center releases a new article on getting a head start on the next visit to your vein doctor. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is releasing a new article to educate the public about ways to make their vein appointment easier and less stressful. According to the Nashville, TN vein center, patients should never have to feel like seeking treatment is a burden because it could actually save their life in the long run....

2013-11-01 23:24:33

Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public about safely eliminating varicose veins. Hamilton Square, NJ (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The Comprehensive Vein Treatment Center is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public about how to safely eliminate varicose veins. According to the Hamilton, NJ Center, there are multiple alternative treatments for varicose veins all of which can be safely performed without general...

2013-10-31 23:32:22

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center posts a new article outlining the gravity of vein disease and the importance of vein screening for overall health. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 October 31st, 2013. Nashville, TN. The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is presenting a new article to raise awareness of the impact of vein disease and to promote the usefulness of vein screening in vein care. According to the Center, catching vein disease in its early stages or at the first sign of a problem, such...

2013-10-31 10:26:48

Results of the Nordic-Baltic Bifurcation IV trial presented at TCT 2013 A new clinical trial shows that a two-stent technique for treatment of bifurcation lesions with a large stenotic side branch was not associated with significant improved outcomes compared to a provisional stenting approach. The findings from the Nordic-Baltic Bifurcation IV study were presented today at the 25th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. Sponsored by the Cardiovascular...

2013-10-30 23:34:11

Siragusa Vein and Vascular is launching a new public health campaign via social media to promote minimally invasive forms of vein treatment Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 October 30th, 2013. Nashville, TN. Siragusa Vein and Vascular in Nashville, TN is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public about minimally invasive forms of vein disease treatment. The vein center is working to educate the public about vein treatments through Facebook and Twitter in order to...

2013-10-28 11:37:53

The final results of a stroke prevention study in patients with narrowed brain arteries confirm earlier findings: Medication plus lifestyle changes are safer and more effective at preventing stroke than a surgical technique called stenting. Enrollment in the trial was halted two years ago when it became apparent that stenting was associated with a higher risk of early strokes and death. "Surgical interventions often have increased risk of complications early on, so we continued to...

2013-10-23 23:31:41

Siragusa Vein & Vascular is launching a new campaign to promote sclerotherapy, a safe and effective form of vein treatment Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 October 23rd, 2013. Nashville, TN. Siragusa Vein & Vascular in Nashville, TN says there is a compelling case for continued widespread use of sclerotherapy, a time-tested and effective varicose vein treatment. Used regularly by vein doctors for 50 years, sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive and fast procedure, but some...


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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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