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2014-03-06 12:28:39

Results advance the launch of Seal-V(TM) in Europe HAIFA, Israel, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sealantis [http://www.sealantis.co.il ] Ltd. has announced positive results from its first clinical trial that tested the safety and performance of Seal-V, a vascular sealant that helps rapidly control bleeding during vascular surgery. The results pave the way to a product launch in European markets intended for later this year. Seal-V works by mechanically sealing areas of...

2014-03-05 23:28:55

VenaCure EVLT is a fast, safe and minimally invasive laser vein treatment for the elimination of varicose veins that is more than 95% effective. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Vein Center of Orange County has recently added the VENACURE EVLT procedure to its many services. VenaCure EVLT is a fast, safe and minimally invasive laser vein treatment for the elimination of varicose veins that is more than 95% effective. “Approximately 40 percent of all women and 25 percent of all men...

2014-03-05 23:00:14

Trial Evaluates Safety and Efficacy of Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing System (EVAS) Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, has been chosen as the only clinical trial site in Pennsylvania for a new investigational stent graft device designed to be used for the repair of infrarenal aortic aneurysms. The EVAS FORWARD trial, sponsored by Endologix, Inc., will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Nellix™...

2014-03-04 12:26:14

Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes long-term disability for patients. During March's DVT Awareness Month, the Society of...

2014-03-01 23:00:58

Transparency Market Research Report added "Stent Grafts Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/stent-grafts-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 A stent graft is a tube shaped device composed of a rigid structure called a stent (mostly a metal) and a special fabric covering the stent. A stent is a metal mesh without any covering...

2014-02-26 23:29:02

Dr. Nisha Bunke-Paquette, vein specialist at La Jolla Vein Care, is pleased to announce the release of her new book, The Vein Book. La Jolla, California (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Dr. Nisha Bunke-Paquette, vein specialist at La Jolla Vein Care, is pleased to announce the release of her new book, The Vein Book. This medical textbook is designed to inform physicians and medical students about a wide variety of vein conditions. Filled with the most up-to-date information, charts and color...

2014-02-26 23:25:05

The board-certified dermatologists of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology reveal their latest website, SclerotherapySanDiego.com, which is completely dedicated to providing patients with information on the most cutting-edge vein treatments offered in the country. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The board-certified doctors at Goldman, Butterwick, Fitzpatrick, Groff, & Fabi Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego have long been considered pioneers in the field of vein removal treatments...

2014-02-24 23:23:54

MedTech Industry Leader Eamonn Hobbs Will Serve As Chairman of the Board for Morris Innovative Bloomington, IN (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Morris Innovative, a medical device company focused on innovative vascular closure device systems based in Bloomington, Indiana, today announces that medical technology executive Eamonn P. Hobbs has been appointed Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. “Eamonn Hobbs brings to Morris Innovative a wealth of industry contacts and successful...

2014-02-24 23:03:53

Susquehanna Health (SH) Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Michael Lazar combines the art of caring with the science of healing using an innovative technique and new technology that helps patients avoid sudden death due to blood clots in the arteries, heart and veins. This minimally invasive therapy uses the AngioVac Cannula to remove the undesirable intravascular material and offers patients an option over open heart surgery that reduces risk and recovery time. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-24 12:27:10

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that Jonathan Kiev, MD, FACS, has joined the hospital as a thoracic surgeon specializing in advanced and minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat cancers of the lung. Dr. Kiev earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a surgical internship at Saint Barnabas...


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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