Navigation Links
Wrist Access Safer, Easier for Many Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Treatment of Blocked Heart Arteries
Date:1/19/2009

amp; Vascular Institute, and ISET course director. "The radial approach is a bit more technically challenging for physicians, but once they master it, I think most would prefer it. One of the main barriers is a lack of training opportunities."

When the femoral access approach is used, there is a 2.8 percent risk of bleeding or nerve damage, according to studies. Most patients spend at least one night in the hospital after the procedure. Although rare, the bleeding can lead to kidney failure, blood infection and death. At Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, the complication rates for the radial approach are extremely low; only 0.3 percent had bleeding complications. None suffered nerve damage. An overnight stay may be advisable, depending on the complexity of the intervention performed, not because of the access approach.

The radial approach isn't appropriate for all patients, including those who have very small or twisted arteries or are extremely thin, said Dr. Quesada.

"Using the radial approach results in lower cost, less time before the patient can get up and walk around and fewer complications," said Dr. Quesada. "Patients who are ideal candidates for the radial approach are those who are obese or have severe peripheral arterial disease (PAD)."

Considered to be the premier meeting on endovascular therapy, the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) is attended by more than 1,200 physicians, scientists, allied professionals and industry professionals from around the world. The meeting pioneered the use of live cases to promote the multidisciplinary treatment of cardiac and vascular disease by endovascular means. ISET is presented by the Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, Miami. ISET 2009 is taking place Jan. 18-22 near Miami Beach, Fla. For more information, visit www.ISET.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Access Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on the Companys Angiolix(R) Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibody
2. Unprecedented 8th Year Start Up of National Direct AmeriCorps Program Access to Care Through Service (ACTS) Parent, Lead Organization The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium and World Health Care Infrastructures
3. St. Jude Study Gives New Insights Into How Cells Accessorize Their Proteins
4. McGraw-Hill Professional Launches Drug Effectiveness Resource on AccessPharmacy
5. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Agreement With Bayer Schering Pharma for Access to Phase III Zevalin(R) FIT Trial Data
6. Access Pharmaceuticals Presents Favorable Ovarian Cancer Data and Clinical Update on ProLindac(TM) Development at Prestigious International Symposium
7. Access Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on the Companys Cobalamin(TM) Technology at an International Polymer Therapeutics Symposium
8. IDM Pharma Announces Updated Data From Mifamurtide (L-MTP-PE) Compassionate Access Program
9. Roche Gains Access to Important Oncology Target With Potential for Treating Major Cancers Such as Breast and Lung; First Drug Candidate in Phase I Clinical Testing
10. IDM Pharma Announces Availability of Mifamurtide (L-MTP-PE) Through Compassionate Access Study
11. Access Pharmaceuticals to Conduct Conference Call to Update Financial Community
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... -- Thousands of people will peacefully demonstrate their frustration ... epidemic at dozens of rallies across the country today. ... the United States has experienced skyrocketing rates ... heroin, yet the President has never once spoken publicly ... to President Obama , rally organizers compared his failure ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015 With increasing clinical applications, the ... rise in active partnerships. The primary reason for ... quantitate CD4 cell markers in human immunodeficiency virus ... New analysis from Frost ... Market ( http://www.frost.com/nf0e ), finds the market earned ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Aug. 31, 2015 The Wolf Administration today ... Pennsylvania State Police and local ... naloxone. Heroin and opioid overdose are the ... , killing more individuals than those involved in ... died from a drug overdose. " ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Obama Administration's Neglect of Opioid Crisis Prompts Rallies in Many States 2Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 2Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 3Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 4Departments of Drug & Alcohol Programs and Health Announce Report 289 Pennsylvanian Lives Saved by Naloxone 2Departments of Drug & Alcohol Programs and Health Announce Report 289 Pennsylvanian Lives Saved by Naloxone 3
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... The 2015 New ... patients and family members, medical professionals, and researchers, covering a variety of topics ... is a collaborative effort between the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... BAY PINES, FL (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... accessible, high quality healthcare to Veterans residing across southwest Florida by hiring more doctors ... added to the list of expanded services. , In early July, Dr. Anthony Jabre ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... David L. Chalnick, ... one of the first doctors in the area to perform minimally invasive hip ... been impressive: faster recovery, decreased immediate and long-term pain, and an accelerated return ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... , ... August 31, 2015 , ... Dr. Stewart ... may be prevented during Amblyopia Awareness Month. Only a comprehensive eye examination can diagnose ... common cause of visual impairment among children, affecting approximately 2 to 3 out of ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... ... The dental implant and prosthetic market in the U.S. is projected to reach $6.4 ... ) More than 30 million Americans are missing all their teeth in one or ... the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) created the “What’s In Your Mouth?” campaign ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New York Experts on Mesothelioma Come Together at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 2Health News:New York Experts on Mesothelioma Come Together at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 3Health News:Neurosurgeon Selected to Lead Growing Spine Care Program 2Health News:Neurosurgeon Selected to Lead Growing Spine Care Program 3Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. David L. Chalnick! 2Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. David L. Chalnick! 3Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. David L. Chalnick! 4Health News:Renowned Eye Surgeon Dr. Stewart Shofner Shares Information about the Causes of Lazy Eye During Amblyopia Awareness Month 2Health News:Renowned Eye Surgeon Dr. Stewart Shofner Shares Information about the Causes of Lazy Eye During Amblyopia Awareness Month 3Health News:Dental Association Raises Awareness as Implant Industry Grows 2Health News:Dental Association Raises Awareness as Implant Industry Grows 3Health News:Dental Association Raises Awareness as Implant Industry Grows 4
... Wednesday, July 7, 2010 In an effort to ... researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are partnering ... largest international trial ever sponsored by the US National Institute ... in the Elderly (ASPREE) study aims to assess whether aspirin ...
... News) -- Cosmetic contact lenses that give wearers an ... trend among teenagers and young adults," the American Academy ... The "circle" lens extends beyond the iris and, in ... among the young increased recently after pop star Lady ...
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, July 6 ... no relief for sufferers of chronic lower back pain caused ... seems to be another knock against glucosamine, with other recent ... ,I have suffered low back pain for a long time ...
... 1, 2010) -- Thousands of scientists and health professionals ... the 52nd meeting of the American Association of Physicists ... in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They will present the latest technological ... the safety and regulatory issues facing the field today. ...
... ... Eating Habits Among Children , ... Hartford, CT (Vocus) July 7, 2010 -- According to ... has tripled over the last 30 years and nearly one-third of the world’s ...
... ... a long-range, high performance wireless network at the Dawson Independent School District (DISD) of ... deliver wireless internet access on campus and soon to students living in low-income housing ... ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Can aspirin prolong a healthy life? 2Health News:Lady Gaga-Inspired Lens Fad Draws Warning From Eye Docs 2Health News: Glucosamine Ineffective for Lower Back Pain Linked to Arthritis 2Health News: Glucosamine Ineffective for Lower Back Pain Linked to Arthritis 3Health News:New Book Helps Combat America's Child Obesity Epidemic 2Health News:New Book Helps Combat America's Child Obesity Epidemic 3Health News:EnGenius Technologies, Inc. Delivers High Performance, Long Range Wireless Network to Dawson Independent School District 2Health News:EnGenius Technologies, Inc. Delivers High Performance, Long Range Wireless Network to Dawson Independent School District 3Health News:EnGenius Technologies, Inc. Delivers High Performance, Long Range Wireless Network to Dawson Independent School District 4
... a high performance temperature controlled shaker which ... speed and incubation time are fully programmable ... are displayed on the LCD in real ... the microplates provide uniform incubation with less ...
... The iEMS Incubator/Shaker HT ... Thus, the iEMS Incubator/Shaker HT ... as DNA hybridization and primer ... is available as a one-cabinet ...
The iEMS Incubator/Shaker is a high performance microplate incubator and orbital shaker. Its superior temperature control and efficient orbital shaking reduce incubation times. -...
Form: Cream-colored powder Moisture: 10% Ash: 6.5% Gel Strength (1.5%): 550 950 gm/cm 2 Gel pH (1.5%): 6.0 7.5 Gel Point (1.5%): 34 38C Melting Point (1.5%): 84 88C Application: Bacterial ...
Medicine Products: