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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms – weaknesses in the body's largest artery that can rupture, causing potentially lethal internal bleeding.
100% procedural success rate achieved in first multi-specialty clinical experience BOSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr.
Orange County Vein Physician is the 1st to complete the online training nationally. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Congratulations to Dr.
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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
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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.
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 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 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....