Navigation Links
Cardiovascular Drug Delivery - Technologies, Markets and Companies
Date:11/30/2011

as emerged as one of the most significant areas of biomedical engineering research, to optimize the therapeutic efficacy of a drug by strictly localizing its pharmacological activity to a pathophysiologically relevant tissue system. These concepts have been applied to targeted drug delivery to the cardiovascular system. Devices for drug delivery to the cardiovascular system are also described.

Role of drug delivery in various cardiovascular disorders such as myocardial ischemia, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia is discussed. Cardioprotection is also discussed. Some of the preparations and technologies are also applicable to peripheral arterial diseases. Controlled release systems are based on chronopharmacology, which deals with the effects of circadian biological rhythms on drug actions.A full chapter is devoted to drug-eluting stents as treatment for restenosis following stenting of coronary arteries.Fifteen companies are involved in drug-eluting stents.

New cell-based therapeutic strategies are being developed in response to the shortcomings of available treatments for heart disease. Potential repair by cell grafting or mobilizing endogenous cells holds particular attraction in heart disease, where the meager capacity for cardiomyocyte proliferation likely contributes to the irreversibility of heart failure. Cell therapy approaches include attempts to reinitiate cardiomyocyte proliferation in the adult, conversion of fibroblasts to contractile myocytes, conversion of bone marrow stem cells into cardiomyocytes, and transplantation of myocytes or other cells into injured myocardium.

Advances in molecular pathophysiology of cardiovascular diseases have brought gene therapy within the realm of possibility as a novel approach to treatment of these diseases. It is hoped that gene therapy will be less expensive and affordable because the techniques involved are simpler than those involved in cardiac bypass surgery, heart transplantation and ste
'/>"/>

SOURCE Reportlinker
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Related medicine technology :

1. Cynosure to Present at Canaccord Genuity 6th Annual Cardiovascular, Aesthetics & Metabolic Disorders Conference
2. CryoLife to Present at 6th Annual Canaccord Genuity Cardiovascular, Aesthetics & Metabolic Disorders Conference
3. New Analysis of Data Presented at AHA Regarding Effect of Effient® (Prasugrel) on Cardiovascular Events in STEMI Patients According to Timing of PCI
4. The Global Cardiovascular Monitoring & Diagnostic Devices Market is Booming: Expected to Attain a Market Size of USD 1.3 Billion by 2016
5. MAQUET Cardiovascular Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance and CE Mark for the CARDIOSAVE™ Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
6. CVS Caremark Launches Chronic Cardiovascular Disease Medication Adherence Program
7. MAQUET Cardiovascular Completes Acquisition of Atrium Medical Corporation
8. Beating Cardiovascular Disease: Continuing Medical Education Course (CME) in Jackson, MS
9. MAQUET Cardiovascular Awarded Three-Year Contract From Premier Healthcare Alliance for Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps
10. DMC Cardiovascular Institute Physician is First in Michigan to Use New "Arterial Drill" Catheterization Technique to Remove a Major Blockage
11. Global Cardiovascular Drug Market: Strategic Assessments of Leading Suppliers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/2/2015)... Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nlfg34/cancer ) has announced the addition of ... - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. ... in 2020 from an estimated $7.1 Billion in 2015, growing at ... North America , followed by Europe ... World (RoW). The cancer diagnostics market in Asia ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... July 2, 2015   Decision Resources Group ... specialists identify less frequent dosing as the highest ... to the burden on both patients and providers ... factor (VEGF) injections, which are the current standard ... pegol, which is in development for dosing every ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 BGI gab heute bekannt, ... vom American College of Pathologists (CAP) akkreditiert ... erste klinische Next-Generation-Sequencing Labor, das in ... und somit die höchsten Standards an klinischer ... FDA - 21 CFR Part 11 konformen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Cancer Diagnostics Market Report 2015 - Technology, Imaging and by Applications Forecasts to 2020 for the $13 Billion Industry 2Retinal Specialists Indicate Strong Desire for DME Therapies Which Induce Greater Vision Gains or are Administered Less Frequently Than Currently Approved Anti-VEGF Therapies 2Retinal Specialists Indicate Strong Desire for DME Therapies Which Induce Greater Vision Gains or are Administered Less Frequently Than Currently Approved Anti-VEGF Therapies 3BGI erhält Akkreditierung vom College of American Pathologists (CAP) 2
... , INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 10 Acquire ... fabrication and integration and automation services, has recently expanded ... in its focus on a long-term goal of becoming ... North America. , , Acquire Automation ...
... SEATTLE, Aug. 7 Regular yoga practice is associated ... to be obese, according to a study led by researchers at ... study was prompted by initial findings reported four years ago by ... may help prevent middle-age spread in normal-weight people and may promote ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vision Inspection Systems Specialist Acquire Automation Expands Employee Base, Launches New Web Site 2Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating 2Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating 3Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating 4
(Date:7/2/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 02, ... ... York City for Carpal Tunnel treatment and wrist pain treatment. Dr. Lev Kalika, ... – NYDNRehab – and a leading international authority on the conservative treatment of ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... 02, 2015 , ... Scientists at the University of ... five federal grants to study a group of related mosquito-borne viruses. The ultimate ... The research will be conducted in the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at Pitt, ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... eHuman ... a new release of their flagship product, 3D Tooth Atlas, version 7.6. This ... section and new tutorial videos. This latest release of the 3D Tooth Atlas ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Kan. (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national ... of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... After conducting ... Smith, Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Ariz., has hired Robert Trenschel, ... in healthcare and medical management, Dr. Trenschel will assume his new duties at Yuma ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Breakthrough Technologies for Carpal Tunnel Treatment in New York City 2Health News:Breakthrough Technologies for Carpal Tunnel Treatment in New York City 3Health News:Breakthrough Technologies for Carpal Tunnel Treatment in New York City 4Health News:Mosquito-Borne Viruses Subject of $4M in Federal Grants to Scientists in Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research 2Health News:Mosquito-Borne Viruses Subject of $4M in Federal Grants to Scientists in Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research 3Health News:Mosquito-Borne Viruses Subject of $4M in Federal Grants to Scientists in Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research 4Health News:eHuman Digital Anatomy Releases 3D Tooth Atlas version 7.6 2Health News:Indiana Blood Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:Indiana Blood Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Executive Officer 3Health News:Yuma Regional Medical Center Hires New Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:Yuma Regional Medical Center Hires New Chief Executive Officer 3
... , Nurtur Receives ... Nov. 23 The Population Health Impact Institute (PHII), a ... of Directors has approved the Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program, v ... life, health, and wellness company based in Farmington, CT is ...
... than most friends, relatives or even healthcare professionals realise, according ... issue of the UK-based Journal of Advanced Nursing . ... had undergone surgery in the last year, together with 105 ... years at the Vanderbilt Transplant Center in Tennessee, USA. They ...
... ... Compliance Requirements and Automate Billing, Claims, Enrollment and Eligibility, , ... (PRWEB) November 23, 2009 ... announced today the launch of new products within its healthcare integration suite, designed ...
... both increased risk eightfold , MONDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay ... who were exposed to lead have more than double ... other children, new research shows. , And with exposure ... ADHD soared. Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy and ...
... , SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 23 NewCardio, Inc., (OTC ... CEO, Dr. Branislav Vajdic, and CFO, Richard Brounstein, will present at ... 4:30 PM PST at the Luxe Sunset Hotel in Los Angeles. ... December 2nd and Thursday, December 3rd. Please contact Brett Aimee ...
... ... as Best New Technology Provider for its QlikView Business Intelligence Software , ... Radnor, PA ... company, today announced that it was recognized with the Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Population Health Impact Institute Launches Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program(TM) 2Health News:Population Health Impact Institute Launches Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program(TM) 3Health News:Drug side effects a key factor in reduced quality of life for kidney transplant patients 2Health News:Drug side effects a key factor in reduced quality of life for kidney transplant patients 3Health News:BridgeGate Launches New Healthcare Integration and Interoperability Products 2Health News:BridgeGate Launches New Healthcare Integration and Interoperability Products 3Health News:BridgeGate Launches New Healthcare Integration and Interoperability Products 4Health News:Smoking During Pregnancy, Lead Exposure Raise ADHD Risk in Kids 2Health News:Smoking During Pregnancy, Lead Exposure Raise ADHD Risk in Kids 3Health News:NewCardio, Inc. to Present at 2nd Annual LD MICRO Conference 2Health News:NewCardio, Inc. to Present at 2nd Annual LD MICRO Conference 3Health News:QlikTech Wins Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award 2Health News:QlikTech Wins Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award 3Health News:QlikTech Wins Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award 4
Zippered Abdominal Girdle...
CDIs 2nd Stage Abdominoplasty Girdle - a feminine, easy pull-on version of the 8000 series...
Ideal for abdominal procedures...
Standard Male Girdle...
Medicine Products: