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2014-08-11 23:08:06

Tea with the MD - Varicose vein question and answer educational seminar series with Author Dr. Nisha Bunke! La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Seeking to provide a casual environment, La Jolla Vein Care center will conduct monthly Tea with the MD sessions where tea and a light lunch will accompany an informative discussion about varicose veins, what causes them, what new treatments are available and more. These free meetings are held in the Scripps Hospital Campus Ximed building,...

2014-08-11 08:29:48

Varithena® is now available in the US WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG International Inc. announces that the first varicose vein patient has been treated with Varithena(®) (polidocanol injectable foam), the only FDA-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins (GSV), accessory saphenous veins and visible varicosities of the GSV system both above and below the knee. Varithena(®) improves symptoms related to or caused by varicose veins, and...

2014-08-11 08:28:58

Results will be announced on Tuesday, September 16 in Washington, D.C. BOSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in embolic protection systems ("EPS"), today announced that Professor Joachim Schofer, MD, at the Hamburg University Cardiovascular Center, will present the results of the CARENET (CARotid Embolic protection using microNET) trial at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, in...

2014-08-08 16:22:54

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenoaks Laser Center is now offering varicose vein treatment in Glendale. Sclerotherapy is a procedure in which an FDA-approved agent is injected directly into the damaged vein. The vein becomes nonfunctional and is eventually absorbed by the body, and blood flow is routed to healthy veins. This is the preferred treatment for small varicose veins, according to the doctor at Glenoaks Laser Center. Visit http://glenoakslasercenter.com for more...

2014-08-05 08:35:12

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming 34(th) Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at the InterContinental Boston Hotel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/MM86518LOGO A live webcast of the Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and will...

2014-08-04 12:26:09

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Peripheral Vascular Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/peripheral_vascular_devices_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch: BRICSS Peripheral Vascular Devices sector forecasts to reach at US$732 million by 2016....

2014-07-28 20:24:43

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Aortic Stent Grafts Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255143/Global-Aortic-Stent-Grafts-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Aortic Stent GraftsAn aortic stent graft is a stainless steel metal mesh-like tube composed of woven polyester fabric. Stent grafts are categorized on the basis of product application type into two three segments: Abdominal Aortic Stent Grafts, Thoracic...

2014-07-23 08:31:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc., a developer of advanced devices for the transcarotid treatment of intra- and extra-cranial cerebrovascular disease, announced today the appointment of Michael P. Wallace to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this new role, Michael will lead the company's Research and Development efforts across its family of transcarotid access and treatment devices. Prior to joining Silk Road Medical, Michael was...

2014-07-16 16:23:43

- Novel Transcarotid Flow Reversal and Stent Procedure Uses Best Elements of the Surgical and Endovascular Approaches SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc. announced today the completion of enrollment in its pivotal ROADSTER study. The trial was the first of its kind to study the treatment of carotid artery stenosis by placing a stent via direct access to the common carotid artery in the neck in an entirely new minimally invasive procedure. The...

2014-07-15 23:09:24

VeinRecovery.com, the revolutionary online resource for vein conditions, announces a BETA launch of their new service. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 VeinRecovery.com has successfully launched its BETA site in response to a unanimous clamouring among vein professionals for a high-quality site devoted to vein conditions and treatment options. The online property has also announced revolutionary plans to scale up the website in upcoming weeks and months, providing a much needed resource...


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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