Navigation Links
Valor Medical Announces First Human Implant of Neucrylate AN(TM) for Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysm
Date:3/20/2008

SAN DIEGO, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Valor Medical, an emerging medical device company in San Diego, CA, announced today that the first human implant of Neucrylate AN for treatment of cerebral aneurysms was performed by Dr. Sean Pakbaz at the University of Tehran. The treatment was under the guidance of a clinical protocol that had been approved by the University's Internal Ethics Committee.

Dr. Pakbaz stated that the patient's aneurysm was a type and location that is very difficult to treat. However, the insertion of the Neucrylate AN was very smooth and the total procedure time was significantly less than if the procedure had been done with a stent and coils. "The procedure went very well. The many practice implants I performed at Valor's simulated anatomical training lab prepared me for this trial. Valor's technology will make a major impact on how cerebral aneurysms are treated."

Valor Medical's Neucrylate AN is injected into the cerebral aneurysm through a micro-infusion catheter that is first inserted in the femoral artery. Neucrylate AN is a liquid that, when it comes in contact with blood, changes into a solid spongy material. The liquid enables the surgeon to totally fill the aneurysm regardless of shape, a property that is not found with implantable coils.

A cerebral aneurysm is a swelling of an artery in the brain. As the swelling increases the blood-vessel wall weakens and can rupture, causing bleeding and death. It is estimated that over 30,000 patients in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral aneurysms each year, and approximately 5 million individuals are walking around in the U.S. with undiagnosed cerebral aneurysms.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Valor Medical
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. NeoStem Reports Positive Stem Cell Industry Research Trends From The Journal of the American Medical Association and Third Annual Stem Cell Summit
2. ATS Medical Announces Initial Clinical Results of Stand-Alone Atrial Fibrillation Procedures Using ATS CryoMaze Product Line
3. Data Demonstrate that Obagi Medical Products Condition & Enhance Skin Care System is an Effective Complement to Facial Rejuvenation Procedures
4. Berkery Noyes Represented The Thomson Corporation in the Sale of CenterWatch and New England Institutional Review Board to Jobson Medical Information
5. PLC Medical Systems Names Lead Investigators for Pivotal Trial to Evaluate RenalGuard System(TM) and RenalGuard Therapy(TM)
6. Physicians Will Benefit from Medical Software Advice Website
7. Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics Inks Agreement with KreLo Medical Diagnostics to Expand Thyroid Immunoassay Menu
8. Vanderbilt Medical Center Seeks Middle Tennesseans with Type 2 Diabetes Who are Overweight for National Clinical Trial
9. Concentra Medical Centers Gears Up for Flu Season to Keep Area Workforce Healthy
10. Lack of Medicare Part D Coverage for All Medically Necessary Prescriptions Endangers Older Americans and Those with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
11. Prescient Medical, Inc. Acquires New Technology to Detect Inflammation in Coronary Blood Vessels
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/23/2017)... Feb 23, 2017 Research and Markets has ... and Strategies - 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Oesophageal ... data and benchmarks in the global Oesophageal Cancer market. ... What are the key drugs marketed for Oesophageal Cancer and their ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... CITY, Calif. , Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization ... acute pain, announced that it will release fourth ... on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. AcelRx management will ... Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) on March ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... 2017 Obese people are seldom ... varicose veins in their body. The rising number of ... adoption of endovenous laser therapy for treatment of varicose ... therapy market, published by Future Market Insights, indicates ... consequences of obesity have collectively factored the growth in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) announces the ... body image mannequin art competition. Selected from 15 submissions from around the nation, the ... the 31st annual iaedp Symposium, March 22 – 26 in Las Vegas. , This ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... The ... for excellence in radiology marketing programs at the annual Building Better Radiology Marketing ... Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Nine awards are given out in ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 ... ... Esparza for qualifying into the Senior International Elite division on February 12th. ... All Around divisions at the elite qualifier competition held in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... announced an official 2017 partnership with The Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin. For ... and UVB rays with Thinksport’s broad-spectrum, mineral-based sunscreen. , “We are thrilled to ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 23, 2017 , ... The 89th ... the winner of the 2016 National Education Policy Center Bunkum Award. We invite you ... in 2016. , This year’s Bunkum winner is the Center for American Progress (CAP), ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):