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Arizona Heart Institute First to Implant Powerlink XL in Phoenix, Arizona Since FDA Approval

... An enlarged AAA leaves the aorta vulnerable to rupture which can lead to internal bleeding and death in ... a dissection is present. Symptoms of aortic rupture can occur suddenly with severe, sharp pain in the ... AAAs require prompt attention to prevent rupture and are typically treated by a vascular surgeon ...

Synchrotron radiation illuminates how babies' protective bubble bursts

... is when the mothers waters burst; if premature rupture occurs it can result in death or mental ... is increasing and 40% are attributed to the early rupture of amniotic membranes. Thus, a better understanding of the rupture process will lead to better treatment, earlier ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Life-Threatening Plaque

... deposits in the coronary arteries that do not produce symptoms until they rupture with potentially fatal consequences. To date, the treated artery ... The Shield performed exactly as intended, allowing us to prevent plaque rupture and an acute event, rather than trying to repair the damage after the ....

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

... according to the definition, included: Type 1: Spontaneous heart attack caused by a primary coronary event, such as a plaque rupture in a coronary artery with less blood then flowing to the muscle Type 2: Secondary heart attack due to either increased oxygen demand or ...

Richter-Helm and Athera Biotechnologies Partner in Development of Recombinant Protein to Treat Cardiovascular Disease

... KG and Athera Biotechnologies AB have signed an agreement for the development and manufacturing of Athera's novel product for prevention of plaque rupture and athero-thrombosis through binding of the protein, Annexin A5, to endothelium. The recombinant protein Annexin A5 is intended for the treatment of ...

diaDexus, Inc. and Living Heart Foundation Offer the PLAC(R) Test to Detect Hidden Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke in Retired NFL Players

... phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), a vascular-specific inflammatory enzyme implicated in the formation of rupture-prone plaque. It is plaque rupture and thrombosis, not stenosis that cause the majority of cardiac events. Clinical research demonstrates that early diagnosis of cardiovascular disease ...

Expert Consensus Panel Recommendation for Incorporating Lp-PLA2 Testing into Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment Guidelines

... and laboratory medicine. The panel was formed to review the rapidly emerging literature on Lp-PLA2, an enzyme implicated in the formation of rupture prone plaque. Peter H. Jones, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Co-Director, Baylor Lipid and Atherosclerosis Clinic, Baylor College of ...

BMP Sunstone Receives Import Drug License (IDL) from SFDA

... results in about 16 million births each year. Further, about 18% of pregnant women require cervical dilation, including 3% of women with Premature rupture of Membranes (PROM). The IDL approved today will enable BMP Sunstone to market and distribute Propess vaginal inserts that are 0.8mm thick. The new ...

Stable Stroke Patients More Likely to Die From a Nonstroke Cardiovascular Event Than a Further Stroke

... on a ruptured plaque (atheroma) in the wall of a blood vessel. Plaques consist of fatty acids and cholesterol, calcium and other materials. The rupture of plaques and the subsequent development of a clot can cause partial or complete blockage of an artery in various parts of the body. When a vessel ...

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

... from May 13 to 16. The vProtect Luminal Shield was designed by Prescient Medical to treat soft, atherosclerotic lesions that may be at risk of rupture or that have recently ruptured. The self-expanding design of vProtect is a departure from the balloon-expandable stents that are mainstays of current ...

diaDexus Selects Fisher HealthCare to Sell New Automated PLAC(R) Test

... phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)), a vascular-specific inflammatory enzyme implicated in the formation of rupture-prone plaque. It is plaque rupture and thrombosis, not stenosis, that cause the majority of cardiac events. According to Patrick Plewman, president and chief executive officer ...

Presentation of Phase IIa Results for Cytos Biotechnology's Hypertension Vaccine at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2007

... periodicity was observed in the onset of stroke. Striking evidence suggests that the morning rise in blood pressure is crucial in determining the rupture of critically weakened arterial walls and subjects with a large rise in morning blood pressure have a significantly elevated risk of ...

Clinical Study Findings Show Safety and Procedure Success for TopSpin IntraVascular MRI Catheter for the Coronary Arteries

... were no deaths and no perforations. Performance success was achieved in 88%, and at least one IVMRI measurement was obtained in 95% of patients. rupture of coronary plaque with subsequent thrombus (blood clot) formation is the underlying cause of most acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Early reliable ...

Optimization of Biolistic Transformation Using the Helium-Driven PDS-1000/He System

... pressure, the distance between the rupture disk and macrocarrier (the gap distance), the ... are all based on the rating of the rupture disk which was used in each bombardment. The actual pressures at which the rupture disks burst were monitored using the gauge on the ...

Biolistic Transfection of Organotypic Brain Slices

... vacuum of 25"-27" Hg is pulled, and the cells are bombarded at a rupture pressure of either 450 or 900 psi. The higher pressure is more ... have been applied to decrease the damaging effects of the rupture shock wave. First, a 3" square piece of nylon mesh (95 m mesh ...

Wisconsin Researcher Co-Develops Earthquake Alarm

... education, and there is a potential for false and missed alarms, Allen says. For the 'Big One,' the anticipated major earthquake that would rupture a significant portion of a big fault, the new system would continually update its estimate of earthquake magnitude, perhaps initially suggesting a ...

Water disruption affects Milwaukee business incubator

... biotechnology firms. Water service was disrupted after a water main ruptured at about 8 a.m. Thursday. The organizations most affected by the pipe rupture were Froedtert and Childrens Hospitals, which used back up emergency generators to address a brief power loss. On Friday morning, public works crews ...

Sub-Micron Gold Particles Are Superior to Larger Particles for Efficient Biolistic Transformation of Organelles and Some Cells

... of the particles used in bombardment. Of less importance are the helium pressure, the gap distance (the distance between the rupture disk and the macrocarrier), and the macrocarrier travel distance. For most applications, a helium pressure of about 1,100 psi, ...
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