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2014-06-03 08:27:49

PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-volume reference is a 'living textbook,' updated with the most current procedures and techniques and includes access to the enhanced eBook through Elsevier's Expert Consult Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will unveil Rutherford's Vascular Surgery, 8th Edition, a comprehensive...

2014-06-02 23:07:21

Leading Vascular Healthcare Provider Cites Surprising Visualization of Rarely Seen Anatomical Structures Florence, SC and Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Vascular Program at McLeod Healthcare, a leading regional healthcare provider in South Carolina, announced it is expanding its ZS3 ultrasound systems from ZONARE to four units in order to better serve the facility’s growing patient population. With a patient populace of 1.5 million and five hospital facilities feeding into...

2014-06-02 23:00:45

David A. Greuner, M.D., F.A.C.S. of NYC Surgical Associates has been selected by his peers to receive a “Doctors Of Distinction” award from Long Island Pulse Magazine at the Annual Awards Dinner to be held June 3 at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park. East Meadow, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Dr. David Greuner is among fourteen winners of the 2014 “Doctors of Distinction” Awards who will be honored by Long Island Pulse Magazine on Tuesday, June 3. Dr. Greuner is a cardiovascular surgeon...

2014-05-30 23:09:27

The vein treatment center has a new medical assistant, new technology and new exposure on television and online. Humble, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The month of May has proved to be a busy one for Northeast Huston Vein Center, with a variety of changes taking place at the facility. The treatment center has also gained some valuable exposure from television and the internet. Northeast Houston Vein Center recently gained a new medical assistant. Jessica Rojas joined the vein center this...

2014-05-30 23:04:52

29 “live” broadcasts of cardiac procedures will be transmitted from inside the leading Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of The Mount Sinai Hospital to audience of more than 1,000 medical experts New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Mount Sinai Heart will host its innovative and prestigious 17th Annual 2014 Live Symposium of Complex Coronary, Valvular, and Vascular Cases June 10-13 at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The special four-day Symposium will feature more than 29 "live"...

2014-05-27 16:25:43

Company's Phoenix® Atherectomy System Expands Volcano's Portfolio Of Peripheral Therapeutic Devices SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision guided therapy tools designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, said today it has signed an agreement to acquire AtheroMed, Inc., a privately-held company that has developed the Phoenix® Atherectomy System used...

2014-05-20 11:07:11

The JAMA Network Journals In a study that included high-risk patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery, the use of a cardiac-output guided intervention to improve hemodynamics (blood flow and blood pressure) during and after surgery did not reduce complications and the risk of death after 30 days, compared with usual care. However, when the current results were included in an updated meta-analysis, the intervention was associated with a clinically important reduction in...

2014-05-19 14:50:02

American Thoracic Society Patients with chronic pulmonary thromboembolic disease may benefit from pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), even if the patients don't have severe pulmonary hypertension, according to University of California, San Diego, researchers. The study was presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. UCSD pioneered PTE in the 1970s for patients who suffered from chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). During PTE,...

2014-05-13 23:15:58

Dr Michael V. Macri of Macri MD Liposuction & Laser Center of NJ & NY, a top Cosmetic Surgeon in New Jersey, announces his affiliation with renowned Lenox Hill Hospital NYC Surgeon Dr. Joseph Iraci, specializing in venous disease and varicose vein surgery. Westwood, NJ (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Dr Michael Macri of Macri MD Liposuction & Laser Center of NJ & NY, a Top Cosmetic Surgeon is pleased to announce his affiliation with New York City's renowned Dr Joseph Iraci....

2014-05-08 23:08:55

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp is working to submit the Varicose Vein Cover Up Sandal to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Many women with varicose veins don’t like to go out in public with their legs exposed. "I decided that there needed to be a way to conceal varicose veins while being able to sport clothes and shoes appropriate for warm weather," said an inventor from Whitestone, N.Y. The VARICOSE VEIN COVER UP SANDAL provides a...


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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