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2008-05-13 15:00:40

Myocor, Inc. announced that its percutaneous iCoapsys™ device was successfully implanted by Dr. Wes Pedersen, an interventional cardiologist with the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, on May 7, 2008. iCoapsys is one of two Myocor devices designed to treat patients with mitral valve insufficiency caused by heart failure and coronary artery disease (CAD). It is the subject of the Valvular and Ventricular Improvement Via iCoapsys Delivery...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.