Latest vascular surgery Stories

2014-02-16 23:00:39

Dr. David Greuner will reveal the results of No-Knife Endovenous Laser Treatment™, a minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins which leaves no scars. Dr. Greuner, surgical director of NYC Surgical Associates and his patient will appear on The Doctors show Tuesday, February 18. New York, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 “The Doctors” show is presenting an advanced treatment to eliminate varicose veins on February 18, 2014. The story will show Dr. David Greuner, the developer of...

2014-02-14 16:25:10

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/437ht8/aortic) has announced the addition of the "Aortic Intervention Market - 2014 Edition" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/437ht8/aortic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) According to the analysts of this report, the aortic intervention market, which currently stands at $2 billion, is poised...

2014-02-13 12:26:58

Aortic Stent Grafts Will Continue To Generate the Majority of Revenues Due To Strong Acceptance in the Thoracic Indication, According to Decision Research Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the Chinese peripheral vascular (PV) device market will grow strongly through 2022 as patients in China increasingly seek treatment for PV disease. Historically, awareness of the disease among patients and physicians was low, resulting in a...

2014-02-10 12:25:33

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A screening program for abdominal aortic aneurysms, integrated into an electronic health record, dramatically reduced the number of unscreened at-risk men by more than 50 percent within 15 months, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, which -- if ruptured -- can result in death. It is estimated that more than one...

2014-02-05 20:27:00

Significant Medical Milestone Achieved During American Heart Month AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb. 4, 2014, physicians with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons and Austin Heart performed the 100(th) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure at Heart Hospital of Austin. TAVR is a catheter-based valve replacement procedure that offers an alternative to traditional, open-chest surgery in some patients. TAVR consists of inserting a valve--which is...

2014-01-31 23:30:14

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Guns & Ammunition Manufacturers (Global) - Industry Report” to its databaseVisit:http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/182638. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Guns & Ammunition Manufacturers (Global) Analysis provides a detailed overview of the Guns & Ammunition Manufacturers (Global) market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 350 companies, including ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC,...

2014-01-27 23:28:05

500-patient, real-world study of innovative, lowest profile EVAR system bolsters strong library of clinical evidence. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 TriVascular, Inc. today announced the enrollment completion of the OVATION post-market registry, a 500-patient, 30-center European study. The multicenter prospective post-market registry evaluates the safety and performance of the Ovation and Ovation Prime™ Abdominal Stent Graft Systems, with patient follow-up out to five years....

2014-01-27 16:23:02

Funding will support exploration of 'final frontier' in angioplasty KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute has been awarded a $3.4 million, three-year grant from Boston Scientific to investigate and better define the success, safety, health benefits, and cost-effectiveness of novel methods to open challenging blocked coronary arteries previously thought untreatable through minimally invasive techniques. One in six...

2014-01-27 14:45:51

Temple University Hospital (TUH) could be among the first U.S.-based hospitals to test a new device known as a multilayer stent in patients suffering from aortic aneurysm, a condition characterized by the formation of a potentially life-threatening bulge in the aorta. Approved in Europe in 2010, the device has already been used to help hundreds of European patients with the condition, and Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of...

2014-01-27 08:27:19

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AtheroMed, a developer of innovative catheter technologies for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced that it has received FDA clearance to market the Phoenix Atherectomy System®, which allows physicians to treat PAD with a low profile atherectomy catheter that continuously removes diseased material as it is debulked and does not require specialized capital equipment. "Peripheral artery disease, especially...

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...

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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