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Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

... designed for treating more diffuse coronary artery disease with a single coronary stent. At 38 mm, ... efficacy of the ZILVER PTX in treating peripheral artery disease. The most recent results were reported at ... of 2.4 years in the challenging superior femoral artery and popliteal arteries, including behind the knee ...

Multiple Types of Heart Attacks Reduced by Prasugrel in TRITON-TIMI 38 Trial

... event, such as a plaque rupture in a coronary artery with less blood then flowing to the muscle ... to other conditions such as spasm of the coronary artery or low blood oxygen from anemia Type 3: ... Type 5: Heart attack associated with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). The ...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Launch of Syntax Score Website

... tool used to measure the complexity of coronary artery disease. The Company made the announcement at ... Coronary Stent System to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in patients with left ... for lesion complexity and severity of coronary artery disease allows me to better evaluate treatment ...

New Discoveries on a Fingertip Test for Screening Silent Heart Disease Promising Results of Recent Clinical Studies to be Presented during the 2009 American College of Cardiology Conference, March 29th - April 1st in Orlando

... at the fingertips can help detect hidden coronary artery disease. Orlando ... at the fingertips can help detect hidden coronary artery disease. Presentation Number: 1036-264 ... Strongly Correlates With the Extent of Coronary artery Disease Diagnosed by 64 Slice Multidetector ...

AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer

... 2009 artery Explorer Tour Kicks Off This Month, Urging People ... of the 2009 US AGAINST ATHERO tour featuring the artery Explorer -- a state-of-the-art, multisensory, ... buildup of plaque inside the arteries. The artery Explorer kicks off its nationwide tour on March ...

Hebrew University scientist develop technique for eliminating reblockage of arteries

... angioplasty, a cardiologist dilates the blocked artery by inserting a balloon that is inflated at the ... by coronary stent implantation to protect the artery and prevent restenosis (reocclusion or ... wall, and therefore restonosis of the dilated artery remains a major clinical problem in cardiology, ...

VAP Cholesterol Test Helps In Search For New Heart Disease Drugs

... as evidenced by decreased levels of coronary artery calcification. The association between these improved lipid profiles and decreased coronary artery calcification - an underlying indicator of ... VAP Test - plus ultrasound tests of the brachial artery to determine how they were reacting to the ...

Cardica Announces Fiscal 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

... by cardiothoracic surgeons for use in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures since FDA ... to perform dozens of total connector coronary artery bypass, or C-CAB(TM), procedures for the first ... of automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing ...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's Express(R) SD Renal Stent System

... for use with PTRA in certain patients with renal artery disease," said Krishna Rocha-Singh, M.D., ... technology to facilitate the management of renal artery disease," said Jim Tobin, President and Chief ... treatment of this disease." Renal artery disease is the narrowing of the main blood supply ...

Interleukin Genetics to Present New Findings at the 11th Cardiovascular Genomics and Atherosclerosis Symposium

... heart disease or heart attack. About Coronary artery Disease Coronary artery disease (CAD) is an inflammatory disease in ... associated with both the risk of coronary artery disease and ischemia. Rising population-wide ...

Cardica Announces Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Financial Results

... Anastomosis System for use in coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures, a pivotal event ... surgeons to perform total connector coronary artery bypass, or C-CAB(TM), procedures for the first ... of automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing ...

Abbott's XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent Wins Prestigious Chicago Innovation Award

... for the nearly 13 million Americans with coronary artery disease, the leading cause of death for both men ... States. Stents are designed to prop open an artery that has become clogged by plaque build-up and ... XIENCE V) in a controlled manner to prevent the artery from becoming blocked again following a ...

HealthYes! - Premier Provider of Mobile Preventive Medical Screenings - Launches in Alamo City

... aortic aneurysm, stroke, peripheral artery disease, and osteoporosis within just four ... clots that block arteries in the brain. Carotid artery Disease is a leading cause of these clots. Stroke ... over age 50 in the United States. -- Peripheral artery Disease (PAD) Screening -- An oscillometry ...

With the BEAUTIFUL Results, Procoralan* (ivabradine) is the First Antianginal Treatment Shown to Reduce Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) and Revascularisation in Stable Coronary Patients

... a step further in title Coronary artery Disease ESC Hotline Title: The ... with stable coronary artery disease and left ventricular ... dysfunction) trial have shown that coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with left ventricular ...

Limbs saved by menstrual blood stem cells

... flow in an animal model of advanced peripheral artery disease. A study published today in BioMed ... limb ischemia, an advanced form of peripheral artery disease, causes approximately 150,000 amputations ... adult stem cells for patients with peripheral artery disease. He stated, "The advantage of ERCs is ...

Abbott Begins Post-Approval Study of XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent

... V USA Study to Evaluate Treatment of Coronary artery Disease Patients in ... a key advancement in the treatment of coronary artery disease." The XIENCE V USA study is designed to ... XIENCE V XIENCE V is used to treat coronary artery disease by propping open a narrowed or ...

FDA Approves Abbott's XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent

... States for Treatment of Coronary artery Disease ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 2 ... Stent System for the treatment of coronary artery disease. XIENCE V is the only drug eluting stent ... V drug coated stent is used to treat coronary artery disease by propping open a narrowed or ...

Astellas Launches Lexiscan(TM) (Regadenoson) Injection for Use as a Pharmacologic Stress Agent in Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI)

... in Identifying Coronary artery Disease- DEERFIELD, Ill., June 24 /PRNewswire/ ... -- a test that detects and characterizes coronary artery disease -- in patients unable to undergo adequate ... in helping to ensure proper diagnosis of coronary artery disease in these patients." MPI tests, commonly ...

Boston Scientific Announces Launch of Expanded Size Range of FilterWire EZ(TM) Embolic Protection System

... in patients who have previously had coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in which a vessel ... surgically attached SVG, bypassing the blocked artery and increasing blood flow to the heart. The ... of SVG disease as compared to native coronary artery disease can create a challenging treatment ...

Abbott Launches Next-Generation StarClose(R) SE Vascular Closure System

... fast, safe and secure closure of the femoral artery access site following a catheterization ... StarClose SE offers users the ability to close an artery in a fast, safe and effective manner following a ... clip technology as StarClose to close the femoral artery access site after a catheterization procedure. ...

Prescient Medical, Inc. to Present Data on Identification and Treatment of Rupture-Prone Coronary Plaques at EuroPCR 2008

... mainstays of current focal treatment for coronary artery disease (CAD). The vProtect Luminal Shield has ... from leading authorities on coronary artery disease, including Dr. Guillermo Tearney, ... of rigid balloon-expandable stents for coronary artery disease: "The vProtect Luminal Shield is the ...

Device That Clears Debris From Artery Aids Blood Flow in PCI

... because it can rapidly and reliably open an artery on the surface of the heart that has been ... muscle. When this happens -- even if the surface artery has been successfully opened during PCI -- the ... heart attack, repeat procedure in the target artery and death in patients with a myocardial blush ...

Cardica and Intuitive Surgical to Host Educational Symposium on 'Advanced Techniques and Technologies in Robotic Coronary Revascularization and Mitral Valve Repair'

... closed-chest, robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting." During the symposium, five ... Technology in Robotic Mitral Valve and Coronary artery Bypass Surgery" To register for the ... of automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing ...

Angiotech and Symphony Medical Announce Licensing Agreement

... Development to Improve Outcomes of Coronary artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) and Cardiac Valve ... (POAF) for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting and cardiac valve surgeries. ... incidence of POAF that occur following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and cardiac valve ...

PCI Guideline Update Stresses Long-Term Anticoagulant Therapy After Treatment With Drug-Eluting Stents

... the inside wall of the artery. This re-opens the artery so blood may again flow freely. To keep the artery open, doctors also may insert an expandable mesh ... drug clopidogrel for at least one year after the artery is opened with a stent. "By emitting tiny amounts ...

Cardica Receives European CE Mark for C-Port Flex A System for Use in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

... Robotic-Assisted Coronary artery Bypass Surgery REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 12 ... vessels and grafts, during less invasive coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures. Recently, ... automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing ...

Cardica's C-Port(R) Flex A Anastomosis System Allows Surgeons to Perform Revolutionary Closed-Chest Heart Bypass Surgeries

... of a blood vessel graft to a coronary artery during bypass surgery. (Photo: ... first time during a totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass procedure, Marc R. Katz, M.D. and his team ... surgery. Conventional "open heart" coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries are performed by ...

New Study Findings Confirm CLEXANE(R)/LOVENOX(R) Long-Term Clinical Benefit in Patients Suffering From Acute Coronary Syndrome

... for elective PCI." About Coronary artery Disease (CAD) and Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart ... damage, reinstate blood flow through the artery and reduce the heart's demand for oxygen. In the ...

Vermillion and Collaborators Discover Protein Biomarker Associated with Peripheral Artery Disease

... for Early and Accurate Diagnosis of Peripheral artery Disease - ... may aid in the diagnosis of peripheral artery disease (PAD). The findings, which suggest beta-2 ... role of beta-2 microglobulin. "Peripheral artery disease is a common disease, affecting ...

Cappella Inc. Secures $17.3 Million Series C Investment

... on additional applications of Cappella's technology in Complex Coronary artery Disease (CAD). Commenting on this financing, Dr. Art Rosenthal, ... that is developing novel solutions for the treatment of Complex Coronary artery Disease (CAD) and specifically bifurcation vascular disease. The ...

First Use in Coronary Patients of a Combined Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Ultrasound Imaging Catheter

... to quantify the degree of narrowing produced by a plaque, the size of the artery and the adequacy of stent expansion. NIRS is a novel technique recently ... complex decisions they face in the management of patients with coronary artery disease." Live patient case to be broadcast at EuroPCR Conference ...

European Commission Approves EFIENT(R) (prasugrel) for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing PCI

... non-fatal stroke) in ACS patients undergoing PCI. The risk of non-coronary artery bypass graft (non-CABG) major bleeding, including fatal bleeding, was ... in Collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic. Heart Disease: Coronary artery Disease. ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Life-Threatening Plaque

... vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield in the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery of the patient at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam in June of 2008. The ... rupture with potentially fatal consequences. To date, the treated artery demonstrated excellent blood flow and healing. As part of the healing ...

Micell Forges Strategic Agreement to Develop Advanced Drug-Eluting Stents and Balloons

... has the potential to deliver a precise therapeutic solution for coronary artery disease without the long-term safety concerns of currently available ... exposure creating the potential for a therapeutic solution for coronary artery disease without the long-term safety concerns of currently available ...

Soliris(R) Reduced Measures of Thrombosis and Inflammation, and Decreased Indicators of Pulmonary Hypertension, in Studies of Patients with PNH

... study found that Soliris was observed to reduce indicators of pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ... reduces pulmonary hypertension in patients with PNH." Pulmonary artery hypertension is a rare, progressive disorder characterized by high blood ...

Resverlogix Board of Directors Update

... such as Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, stroke, and Peripheral artery Disease (PAD). ApoA-I, the critical cardioprotective protein of ... such as acute coronary syndrome, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, Peripheral artery Disease and other vascular disorders. The Company's secondary focus is ...

Interleukin Genetics Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... report includes quantified risk information on heart attack and coronary artery disease generated from clinical studies and provides individuals and their ... developed and commercialized genetic tests for risk assessment of coronary artery disease, periodontal disease, and general nutrition. Through its AJG ...

RVX-208 Exploratory Study Illustrates Early Potential for Alzheimer's Disease

... such as Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, stroke, and Peripheral artery Disease (PAD). ApoA-I, the critical cardioprotective protein of ... such as acute coronary syndrome, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, Peripheral artery Disease and other vascular disorders. The Company's secondary focus is ...

ev3 Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... Excision System offers as a front-line therapy in treating peripheral artery disease. In addition, interest in the SilverHawk is gathering momentum ... Device in the treatment of moderate to heavily calcified peripheral artery lesions. Sales Review Peripheral vascular segment product sales in the ...

Custom NX(R) Drug Eluting Stent System Continues to Demonstrate Favorable Outcomes in Challenging Patient Populations at One, Two and Three Years

... NX(R) drug eluting stent (DES) system in treating patients with coronary artery disease. The CUSTOM clinical trials are prospective studies designed to ... drug eluting stent (DES) systems for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD is the most common form of cardiovascular disease and ...
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