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2014-06-30 23:16:12

Orange County Vein Physician is the 1st to complete the online training nationally. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Congratulations to Dr. Alan Kanter, who just received formal training certification on June 24, 2014 to administer Varithena. This makes him one of the first Southern California physicians to reach this landmark achievement, which means he will be among the very first “early adopters” allowed to administer Varithena to his patients when it becomes available later this...

2014-06-26 23:08:25

HealthFair Chief Medical Officer Disagrees with the United States Preventive Services Task Force Current Recommendations for Carotid Artery Stenosis. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 In February 2014, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published a draft of their review and recommendations concerning screening for carotid artery stenosis (CAS). The panel concluded with moderate certainty against screening for CAS. Now “moderate certainty” means that the...

2014-06-25 12:30:14

Love Your Limbs(TM) Campaign Highlights Peripheral Arterial Disease FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Older adults who experience leg cramping or heaviness when walking short distances may think it's a normal part of aging, but these symptoms can signal a serious medical condition called peripheral arterial disease, according to healthcare providers with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA). VIVA is helping raise awareness in the Fredericksburg region...

2014-06-19 23:09:34

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Anti-Migraine Drugs Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-19)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Acute migraine treatment market is dominant by Triptans and most of them are available as pills. Triptans like Sumatriptan and Zolmitriptan are also available as nasal sprays whereas rizatriptan and zolmitriptan are available as tablets that dissolve in mouth. In next 5-10 years, cost of migraine drugs is...

2014-06-19 23:07:13

"Varicose Veins Secrets" is the newest treatment method that guides people on how to get the youthful looking skin on their legs. The full review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows whether this program is worth buying or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 "Varicose Veins Secrets" is a new method that introduces to people secrets to get youthful-looking and fresh skin on their legs. This method offers people proven natural methods and alternative herbal remedies....

2014-06-17 23:00:32

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Aortic Aneurysm Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The report titled "Global Aortic Aneurysm Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" provides an in-depth analysis of global aortic aneurysm repair market with major focus on more prevalent endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. The report also provides detailed analysis of aortic aneurysm market...

2014-06-17 12:28:49

LANHAM, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) is pleased to announce the hiring of Past President Franklin W. West, BSN, RN, RVT, RVS, FSVU, CHC, as Director, Practice Support, Compliance and Health Policy. Mr. West brings decades of leadership experience in the compliance, billing/coding, and advocacy arenas and has long led to the development of legislative and regulatory outcomes favorable to SVU members. Many of the initial...

2014-06-09 23:04:57

ReportsnReports.com adds “Australia Cardiovascular Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report @ http://www.reportsnreports.com/purchase.aspx?name=287967. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 "Australia Cardiovascular Procedures Outlook to 2020" provides key procedures data on the Australia Cardiovascular Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories Cardiac Assist Procedures, Cardiovascular Surgery,...

2014-06-09 12:26:27

SALT LAKE CITY, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corp. today announced that the Journal Of Vascular Surgery has published the results of a 54 subject, six-month follow-up of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide that demonstrated the device's safety and efficacy (http://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(14)00764-2/fulltext). The VWING is a surgically placed vascular needle guide that is completely subcutaneous and extravascular. The VWING provides an easily palpable target for...

2014-06-04 23:14:36

HealthFair Publishes New Testimonials From Asymptomatic Participants About Their Preventive Health Screenings and How They Possibly Saved Their Life. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 One screening company, HealthFair, has recently published new testimonials from real people who are proof of how preventive screenings saved their life. They see a different side to this story of "worried well". "Worried well" has been defined as people who do not need medical treatment,...


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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