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2014-04-14 12:32:47

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROX Medical today announced it has completed enrollment for CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi center, prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded endpoint trial of the ROX Coupler for the treatment of arterial hypertension. The CONTROL-HTN trial, NCT01642498, is evaluating the safety and efficacy of a percutaneous procedure creating a fixed connection between a central artery and vein in the upper leg - for the treatment...

2014-04-11 12:23:22

CTEPH.com Designed to Help More Health Care Providers Understand and Identify This Rare Condition WHIPPANY, N.J., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced it has launched an educational website for U.S. physicians about a rare, life-threatening condition called Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH). The site - www.CTEPH.com - is designed to increase CTEPH disease awareness among healthcare professionals (HCPs) and educate them on proper CTEPH...

2014-04-11 08:24:05

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xgmq3x/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Devices...

Marriage Can Be Healthy For Your Heart
2014-03-29 05:44:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apparently marriage is good for your heart in more ways than one, as new research presented Saturday at the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) suggests that men and women lucky enough to have found wedded bliss are less likely to suffer from cardiovascular disease than their divorced, single or widowed counterparts. According to The Telegraph, lead investigator Dr. Carlos L. Alviar and his...

2014-03-27 23:29:11

Dr. Kazamias brings extensive knowledge and experience in reconstructive foot surgery and sclerotherapy, a varicose vein removal and spider vein treatment procedure. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Dr. Jennifer Kazamias has joined South Florida Foot & Ankle Centers and is a welcomed addition to the practice, which will now be offering sclerotherapy, a treatment for varicose and spider veins. Dr. Kazamias has been performing sclerotherapy for more than 10 years with...

2014-03-22 12:21:37

Gold Medalists to Be Recognized for Excellence in Interventional Radiology, Advancements in Patient Care at Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology will present its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Michael D. Dake, M.D., FSIR; Matthew A. Mauro, M.D., FSIR; and Lenny K. Tan, M.D., FSIR, on March 25, during its 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego. The Gold Medal acknowledges...

2014-03-22 12:21:34

Medical Director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute in Miami, Champion of Multidisciplinary Collaboration to Benefit Patient Care, Will Deliver Opening Plenary at SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Society of Interventional Radiology Past President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR, a practicing interventional radiologist, clinical researcher and medical director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute's (BCVI)...

2014-03-20 08:26:09

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xf7634/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Atherectomy Devices Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xf7634/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) There is increasing demand for minimally invasive surgery among the rapidly increasing aging population across the...

2014-03-20 08:23:41

HOUSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today announced that Blake T. DeBerry, President and Chief Executive Officer and Jerry M. Brooks, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will deliver a presentation at the 42(nd) Annual Howard Weil Energy Conference at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans on Monday, March 24, 2014. Their remarks are scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. CDT. The presentation slides will be available beginning at the time of the...

2014-03-19 23:31:19

Radiology Associates of South Florida (RASF), one of the largest radiology related medical groups in the country, announced today that the group has been featured in a case study demonstrating the benefit of strategic planning as a critical part of delivering more efficient radiology care in the currently evolving healthcare environment. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Radiology Associates of South Florida (RASF), one of the largest radiology related medical groups in the country,...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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