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VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Grant of New Patent on Lead Compound VIA-2291

... targets inflammation in the blood vessel wall, an underlying cause of atherosclerosis. A ... of inflammation and inflammatory processes in the vessel wall as a critical step in combating ... medical need: reducing inflammation in the blood vessel wall, which is an underlying cause of ...

Proteon Therapeutics to Present New Data on PRT-201 at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C., October 13, 2008

... Elastase Therapy: A Novel Approach to vessel Dilation and Restenosis," is being made at the ... "These preliminary non-clinical results showing vessel dilation with PRT-201 are very exciting," said ... flow following treatment of the diseased vessel segments. About Proteon Therapeutics Proteon ...

Old and new therapies combine to tackle atherosclerosis

... fumagillin, a potent compound that stops blood vessel growth. "We saw that statins sustain the acute inhibition of blood vessel growth produced by the fumagillin nanoparticles ... be used to further inhibit the development of new vessel treatment in high-risk patients, Lanza says. ...

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

... Device Designed to Provide Fast, Safe and Secure vessel Closure Following ... SE Vascular Closure System, a next-generation vessel closure device engineered to enable fast, safe ... step leading to clip deployment -- Immediate vessel closure with deployment of a shape-memory clip ...

JCI table of contents: April 22, 2008

... If a blood clot forms in an intact blood vessel it is known as a thrombus and it can have serious ... are released into the circulation when a blood vessel is injured. In the study, CD36 was shown to ... from the cells that would be damaged by blood vessel injury and to microparticles isolated from ...

Nanosized technology has supersized effect on tumors

... So the nanoparticles latched on to sites of blood vessel proliferation and released their fumagillin load into blood vessel cells. Fumagillin blocks multiplication of blood vessel cells, so it inhibited tumors from expanding ...

The Lancet Publishes Results From World's First Clinical Trial of a Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Coronary Stent

... posed by metallic stents in areas such as vessel imaging and vessel remodeling." At 6 months, ... n=30) and late loss, a measure of reduction in vessel lumen diameter after stenting, was 0.44 mm. At ... and to provide mechanical support until the blood vessel heals. Unlike a metallic stent, however, a ...

Kensey Nash Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for New Safe-Cross(R) Vessel Wall Detection Technology

... it has received 510(k) clearance for an important vessel wall detection technology from the U.S. Food and ... an important element of the System involved in vessel wall detection. The advanced technology will allow the System to sense the vessel wall farther in advance. ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Expands Clinical Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Cardiovascular Disease

... drug that targets inflammation in the blood vessel wall, a primary disease process ... oral drug to target inflammation in the blood vessel wall, thereby potentially decreasing the risk of ... medical need: reducing inflammation in the blood vessel wall, which is an underlying cause of ...

On the road to a new cancer therapy -- starving the tumor

... − often with deadly consequences. Blood vessel formation (or angiogenesis) Every developing ... is supplied with nutrients. Curbing blood vessel formation as a treatment for cancer Peter ... or PLGF. Oddly enough, PLGF only stimulates blood vessel formation in cancer and other diseases, but not ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals' Lead Compound, VIA-2291, Chosen as a Top Ten Most Licensable Cardiovascular Program for Windhover Information's Therapeutic Area Partnerships Conference

... drug that targets inflammation in the blood vessel wall, a primary disease process ... oral drug to target inflammation in the blood vessel wall, thereby potentially decreasing the risk of ... medical need: reducing inflammation in the blood vessel wall, which is an underlying cause of ...

AGA Medical Corporation Receives FDA and CE Mark Approvals for the AMPLATZER Vascular Plug II

... designed to embolize, or close blood vessel and blood vessel malformations in the peripheral ... to 22 mm enabling treatment of a wider range of vessel sizes. Unlike competing devices, a single ... II is generally required to occlude the targeted vessel making it a cost and time effective alternative. ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces FDA approval of next-generation TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Atom(TM) Stent system

... Atom(TM) Stent as the only drug-eluting stents approved for small vessel use in the U.S. The Company plans to begin a full U.S. launch of TAXUS ... and deliverability advantages. Additionally, in the TAXUS Atlas Small vessel clinical trial, the TAXUS Liberte Atom Stent yielded a two-year target ...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's Next-Generation TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Atom(TM) Stent System

... (R) Atom(TM) Stent as the only drug-eluting stents approved for small vessel use in the U.S. The Company plans to begin a full U.S. launch of TAXUS ... and deliverability advantages. Additionally, in the TAXUS Atlas Small vessel clinical trial, the TAXUS Liberte Atom Stent yielded a two-year target ...

Prospect Therapeutics, Inc.'s GCS-100 Inhibited Blood Vessel Formation in a Variety of Cancer Models

... Inc. ("Prospect"). In preclinical studies, GCS-100 inhibited blood vessel formation in a variety of cancer models. Development and growth of solid tumors requires new blood vessel growth, or angiogenesis, to deliver oxygen and nutrients to a tumor. ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009

... include clinical data from the global, multi-center TAXUS ATLAS Small vessel ("SV") and Long Lesion ("LL") studies, designed to compare the performance ... Stent control group. They reported a significant reduction in small vessel in-stent restenosis (re-narrowing of a blood vessel) and major adverse ...

The Importance of Mixing: How to Compare Lab Scale Mixing with Full Scale Process Vessel Performance

... of Mixing: How to Compare Lab Scale Mixing with Full Scale Process vessel Performance . Process objectives are critical for successful ... a lab reactor compares to the mixing performance of a full scale process vessel which is targeted to receive the lab developed process. Your webinar ...

Venter Institute Launches the J. Robert Beyster and Life Technologies 2009-2010 Research Voyage of the Sorcerer II Expedition

... Azores, and then land in Plymouth, England. From UK waters the research vessel will then sail to Stockholm, Sweden where she and the crew will sample ... 2006 leaving Virginia. After a transit through the Panama Canal, the vessel sampled extensively in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, up the West Coast of the ...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Secures Financing Up to $10.0 Million

... disease caused by atherosclerosis, by targeting inflammation in the blood vessel wall, an underlying cause of atherosclerosis," said Lawrence K. Cohen, ... a significant unmet medical need: reducing inflammation in the blood vessel wall, which is an underlying cause of atherosclerosis and its ...

Boston Scientific Acquires Labcoat Limited

... to significantly reduce the amount of polymer and drug to which the vessel wall is exposed, while minimizing polymer and drug on the inner surface of ... as a conventional drug-eluting stent, but faster and more complete vessel healing after stent implantation. "Boston Scientific has enjoyed an ...

OmegaGenesis Announces Angiogenesis Application Collaboration

... and resulting products to market based on the idea that controlling blood vessel growth would improve human body management for a diverse set of medical ... level -- accelerating cellular-based biologic therapies to control blood vessel growth. These nano-materials will enable doctors to treat disease at ...

Pilot Study Finds Adding Topical Imiquimod To Laser Therapy Improves The Response Of Port Wine Stain Birthmarks

... which might prove to be very useful in preventing port wine stain blood vessel recurrence following PDL therapy. The present study represents an ... outcomes," said Dr. Mihm. "Since all tumors rely on blood vessel growth, the implications of this study are further evidence of the ...

ITGI Medical Received a CE Mark for its Second Pericardium Covered Stent - AneuGraft(R) - for Tortuous Vessels

... heterologous tissue, designed to set a barrier between the coronary blood vessel wall and its lumen. It is intended for situations in tortuous vessels. ... solutions for all those situations that need to set a barrier between the vessel wall and its lumen, despite the anatomical limitations. The AneuGraft(R) ...

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Maquet Affiliates

... that two Maquet products, Vasoview(R) 6 and Vasoview(R) 7 Endoscopic vessel Harvesting Systems, infringe a patent for which Terumo CVS owns the rights ... ) Terumo CVS sells the VirtuoSaph(TM) Endoscopic vessel Harvesting System in the United States. The VirtuoSaph system is ...

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

... at two years. XIENCE V demonstrated a 32 percent reduction in target vessel failure (TVF, cardiac events related to the stented vessel) compared to ... Northern California, Abbott Vascular offers a comprehensive portfolio of vessel closure, endovascular and coronary products. About Abbott Abbott is a ...

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

... as cardiac death, heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI) or target vessel revascularization (TVR). In May 2008, Abbott presented two-year data ... Northern California, Abbott Vascular offers a comprehensive portfolio of vessel closure, endovascular and coronary products. About Abbott Abbott is a ...

On the boil: New nano technique significantly boosts boiling efficiency

... forest of nanorods "feed" nanobubbles into the microscale cavities of the vessel surface and help to prevent them from getting flooded with water. This ... transfer, in that it moves energy from a heat source to the bottom of a vessel and into the contained liquid, which then boils, and turns into vapor that ...

Cardium Launches New AWARE Clinical Study Website

... Generx is designed to promote angiogenesis, a natural process of blood vessel growth within the heart muscle, following a one-time intracoronary ... however, including those with recurrent angina, coronary collateral vessel formation is insufficient to meet the heart's needs during stress. ...

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

... have previously had coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in which a vessel harvested from the patient's leg is surgically attached to the arteries of ... sites in the United States. "Despite the complexity of treating smaller vessel SVGs, this study presented excellent safety and efficacy data," said ...

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

... complications commonly associated with the insertion of stents, including vessel injury, restenosis, neointimal hyperplasia, and thrombosis. The ... through enhanced conformability and adaptability of the Shield device to vessel structure, morphology, and dynamic forces. According to Dr. Granada, ...

Paloma Pharmaceuticals to Present at the American Association for Cancer Research

... growth factors in excess of the angiogenic inhibitors, thus favoring blood vessel growth. Cancer cell induced angiogenesis utilizes common pathways of angiogenesis observed during normal vessel growth. Angiogenic factors pass from the cancer cell to the normal ...

Significant Reductions in Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Shown Using Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment in Those Aged 80 and Over

... a. Haemorrhagic - caused by blood leaking into brain tissue from a blood vessel within the brain. b. Ischaemic - caused by a clot occluding a blood ... brain tissue. High blood pressure increases the chance of both a blood vessel leaking or rupturing, and of a clot forming within a blood vessel. High ...

Bringing a New Rhythm to Cardiology Workflow: Siemens Demonstrates Answers to Cardiology's Toughest Questions

... of interventional imaging systems. With Artis zee systems, users can see vessel edges more precisely, and ensure proper stent positioning within seconds. ... zee(R) is the next generation of interventional imaging systems. See vessel edges more precisely, and ensure proper stent positioning within ...

Phosphagenics Reports Superior Pre-clinical Cholesterol Results from APA-01 and Atorvastatin Combination

... to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation in the endothelium, or blood vessel lining, where atherosclerotic plaques develop. We believe that APA-01's ... or the build-up of fatty deposits (plaques) on interior blood vessel walls, is a progressive process initially involving endothelial ...

William Garland Joins AngioGenex's New Board of Directors

... degeneration. Others have demonstrated that blocking blood vessel formation is useful to treat some tumors in humans for which there are ... community to play an indispensable role in the creation of the new blood vessel networks that cancers need to grow and spread," according to ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces ZFP Therapeutic Data From Nerve Regeneration Program at Society for Neuroscience Meeting

... of VEGF-A has been demonstrated to stimulate angiogenesis or blood vessel growth, to have direct neurotrophic and neuroprotective properties in ... at the site of injury (P<0.005). They also noted an increase in blood vessel density around the injury. Importantly, in this severe model of SCI where ...

ARRIVE Registry Analysis Demonstrates Continued Safety and Efficacy of TAXUS(R) Stent in Complex Real-World Patients

... for Q-wave MI (myocardial infarction), and 5.1% for TAXUS-related target vessel revascularization (TVR, or re-treatment rate). Stent thrombosis per ARC ... stenting, moderate to severe calcification, severe tortuosity, vessel size brachytherapy. The safety and efficacy of the TAXUS Express2 ...

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

... shaft device, automates the attachment, or anastomosis, of a blood vessel graft to a coronary artery during bypass surgery. (Photo: ... as it replaces hand-sewn sutures with an automated connection of the vessel graft to the coronary artery, which can be performed consistently, quickly ...

Safety Profile of TAXUS(R) Liberte(TM) Stent System Highlighted in World's Largest Stent Registry

... percent), and TAXUS Liberte stent related re-intervention of the target vessel (2.5 percent). The one-year stent thrombosis rate was 0.8 percent, which ... were available for evaluation at one year. Patients with a single vessel treated with only one TAXUS Liberte stent were considered simple use ...

Vital Images Releases Next Generation Enterprise-Wide Solutions Featuring Vitrea(R) 4.0 and ViTALConnect(R) 4.1

... such as automatic segmentation and probing of the coronary tree, easier vessel management and labeling, easy centerline editing and comprehensive ... specialists' needs through various software options for cardiac, colon, vessel probe and other applications. In addition, Vitrea software utilizes an ...
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