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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,...

2014-06-04 08:32:37

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Peripheral Vascular Devices and Accessorieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_market_peripheral_vascular_devices_accessories.html By 2020, the U.S. market for peripheral vascular devices will be worth over $6 billion.The peripheral vascular device market includes stents, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheters, atherectomy...

2014-06-04 08:31:21

LANHAM, Md., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society for Vascular Ultrasound is excited to announce that Tim Goldfarb will serve as keynote presenter of the 2014 SVU Annual Conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort on Thursday, August 7 at 7:40AM. As the Chief Executive Officer of one of the most respected healthcare systems in the Southeast, Mr. Goldfarb will present on the impact of academic medicine and technology on healthcare reform. A past Chair of the Florida...

2014-06-04 08:31:19

Society for Vascular Surgery Hosts 2014 Meeting, June 4-7 in Boston BOSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 84 million Americans suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease. Every day, 2,200 of them die from it, averaging one death from cardiovascular disease every 40 seconds. Against this somber backdrop, more than 1,500 vascular surgeons, physicians and health professionals will convene next month for the 2014 Vascular Annual Meeting, taking place June...

2014-06-03 08:33:40

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Minimally Invasive Surgery Market (Surgical Devices, Monitoring & Visualization Devices, and Endoscopy Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...

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"...


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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