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2014-02-26 23:25:05

The board-certified dermatologists of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology reveal their latest website, SclerotherapySanDiego.com, which is completely dedicated to providing patients with information on the most cutting-edge vein treatments offered in the country. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The board-certified doctors at Goldman, Butterwick, Fitzpatrick, Groff, & Fabi Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego have long been considered pioneers in the field of vein removal treatments...

2014-02-24 23:23:54

MedTech Industry Leader Eamonn Hobbs Will Serve As Chairman of the Board for Morris Innovative Bloomington, IN (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Morris Innovative, a medical device company focused on innovative vascular closure device systems based in Bloomington, Indiana, today announces that medical technology executive Eamonn P. Hobbs has been appointed Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. “Eamonn Hobbs brings to Morris Innovative a wealth of industry contacts and successful...

2014-02-24 23:03:53

Susquehanna Health (SH) Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Michael Lazar combines the art of caring with the science of healing using an innovative technique and new technology that helps patients avoid sudden death due to blood clots in the arteries, heart and veins. This minimally invasive therapy uses the AngioVac Cannula to remove the undesirable intravascular material and offers patients an option over open heart surgery that reduces risk and recovery time. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-24 12:27:10

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is proud to announce that Jonathan Kiev, MD, FACS, has joined the hospital as a thoracic surgeon specializing in advanced and minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat cancers of the lung. Dr. Kiev earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a surgical internship at Saint Barnabas...

2014-02-21 12:24:10

Data show clinically meaningful, ongoing improvements in patients with varicose veins caused by saphenofemoral junction incompetence LONDON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 26(th) Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum in New Orleans, LA, Dr. Kenneth Todd, an American College of Phlebology Committee Member from the Southeast Vein and Laser Center and a Principal Investigator for VANISH-2, presented one-year data from the VANISH-2 clinical trial, one of the two pivotal trials...

2014-02-19 08:34:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., and SINGAPORE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical LLC, a subsidiary of Singapore based QT Vascular Ltd., announced today that it has signed a broad distribution agreement with Cordis Corporation for the exclusive distribution of its unique Chocolate® PTA Balloon Angioplasty Catheter, with an option for additional TriReme portfolio products. This agreement will expand TriReme's commercial footprint and allow the company to focus on its promising...

2014-02-18 23:30:29

In her new book, “Healthy Legs -The Definitive Guide to Treating Varicose Veins”, Dr. Jones reveals all new research and treatment options for sufferers. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Dr. Suzanne Jones has just unveiled her new book on the most innovative treatment options available today for varicose veins. As the Medical Director for Michigan Vein Care Specialists, Dr. Jones has spent years researching this painful and unsightly condition. An estimated one in four...

2014-02-18 12:30:02

Although the Low Cost of Surgical Stripping Will Remain Appealing, There Will Be a Shift Toward Less Invasive Treatments, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that adoption of treatments for varicose veins in Europe will increase overall but will vary significantly by country, due to the uneven impact of the European economic crisis and the differing preferences of physicians. (Logo:...

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...


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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