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Symphony Medical Changes Name to CardioPolymers, Inc.

... heart failure patients with an enlarged left ventricle." CardioPolymers is currently ... directly into strategic locations of the heart's left ventricle wall. As it is injected, the biopolymer ... the heart, reduce the size of the dilated left ventricle and thicken the damaged wall of the ...

SYNTAX substudy shows positive outcomes for left main patients treated with TAXUS(R) Express(2)(R) Stent System

... outcomes from a substudy of patients with left main coronary disease who were treated with the ... bypass graft (CABG) surgery in patients with left main disease and/or significant narrowing of all ... and clinical outcomes in 263 patients with left main disease (149 treated with the TAXUS Stent ...

Symphony Medical Announces First Patient Successfully Treated With Novel Congestive Heart Failure Therapy

... heart failure in patients who have an enlarged left ventricle. The procedure, which is performed on ... directly into strategic locations of the heart's left ventricle wall. As it is injected, the biopolymer ... the heart, reduce the size of the dilated left ventricle and thicken the damaged wall of the ...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

... amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between overlapping fingerprints left by different individuals - a difficult task for ... compounds," Cooks said. "Some of the residues left behind are from naturally occurring compounds in ...

Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $1.1 Million for Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

... to Cure Paralysis after a college football injury left Marc Buoniconti paralyzed, and Alexandra Reeve, ... injuries in a 1985 automobile accident left him a quadriplegic. Neilsen spent the next 21 ... spinal column in an injury that could have left him paralyzed. He was walking again within a few ...

The Modern DeBakey VAD™ To Be Introduced For the First Time in the U.S. : HeartAssist 5™ Pediatric VAD Features Industry Exclusive Direct Blood Flow Measurement System

... VADs in the world. It can support the failing left ventricle of the heart with blood flow of 1-10 ... DeBakey as "…a humbling experience. I left our meetings exuberant at Dr. DeBakey's interest ... to be implanted through the less invasive left thoracotomy. Humanitarian Device: The ...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

... amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between overlapping fingerprints left by different individuals - a difficult task for ... compounds," Cooks said. "Some of the residues left behind are from naturally occurring compounds in ...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

... amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between overlapping fingerprints left by different individuals - a difficult task for ... compounds," Cooks said. "Some of the residues left behind are from naturally occurring compounds in ...

Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval of New Heart Failure Lead

... ACUITY(R) Spiral lead has smallest left ventricular lead tip profile in the ... approval of its ACUITY(R) Spiral left ventricular lead for use with cardiac ... lead and second in the ACUITY family of left ventricular leads. The product features a spiral ...

Boston Scientific Announces Japanese Approval of Heart Failure Lead

... (MHLW) approval of its ACUITY(R) Steerable left ventricular lead for use with cardiac ... immediately in Japan. The ACUITY Steerable left ventricular lead features a deflectable tip for ... with four configurations for stimulating the left side of the heart, which Boston Scientific refers ...

PeriCor Therapeutics Reports Positive Preclinical Results of GP531 at the European Heart Failure Congress in Nice

... study entitled "Intravenous GP531, an Adenosine Regulating Agent, Improves left Ventricular Function in Dogs with Chronic Advanced Heart Failure" found ... doses ranging from 3 mcg/kg/min to 300 mcg/kg/min significantly improves left ventricular (LV) systolic function. GP531 treatment, as compared to ...

Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

... When he died recently at age 81, Dr. Ellery Knake left behind a body of work that has made a lasting impact on both agriculture ... to benefit farmers. When he died recently at age 81, Dr. Knake left behind a body of work that has made a lasting impact on both agriculture ...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Launch of Syntax Score Website

... System to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in patients with left main disease and/or significant narrowing of all three coronary arteries ... Coronary Stent System has not been established in patients with left main or three-vessel disease. The SYNTAX Score and related materials are ...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - VA Research to Restore Veterans' Abilities

... Jr., director of VA's Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service who lost his left arm during combat in Vietnam, says he was "brought to tears" recently when ... A different kind of prosthesis helped Luke Cassidy, a Veteran who lost his left foot and right toe in Operation Iraqi Freedom, to maintain his active ...

Avantis Medical Systems Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for the Third Eye(R) Retroscope(R) for Improved Polyp Detection in the Colon

... colonoscopy missed about one-third of colorectal cancers (CRCs) on the left side of the colon and 40-67 percent of the CRCs on the right side of the ... the number of patients had polyps on the right-side of the colon vs. the left side. The Third Eye Retroscope is indicated for use with colonoscopy ...

BodyMedia, Inc. Launches GowearFit, the First Direct-to-Consumer Lifestyle and Calorie Management System

... of accuracy, which is more than 90%. Worn comfortably on the upper left arm, GoWear® fit 's patented multi-sensor technology ... has three components: o   An Armband, worn on the upper left arm; o   An Online Activity Manager - which allows users ...

Update: HYSTA Announces Dr. Qi Lu to Continue on as President of HYSTA, USA

... to have Qi's on-going commitment as President. Qi officially left Yahoo! at end of August, he had served more than 10 years, which was a big ... vision in the role of President HYSTA, USA. Said Qi Lu, "While I have left Yahoo, they still have my support. I greatly appreciate the many years I ...

HYSTA Announces Dr. Qi Lu to continue on as President of HYSTA, USA

... to have Qi's on-going commitment as President. Qi officially left Yahoo! at end of August, he had served more than 10 years, which was a big ... vision in the role of President HYSTA, USA. Said Qi Lu, "While I have left Yahoo, they still have my support. I greatly appreciate the many years I ...

Oil palm plantations are no substitute for tropical rainforests, a new study shows

... deforestation is enormous', the study says. Most of the suitable land left is within the last remaining large areas of tropical rainforest in Central ... ensuring that new plantations do not replace forest and protecting what is left of native forest in and around plantations are the only real options for ...

Landmark SYNTAX Trial Reports Comparable Safety Outcomes for Complex Patients Treated With TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Stents or Bypass Surgery

... 22 percent with chronic total occlusions, and 39 percent with left main disease. Some of the sickest patients in the trial were not eligible ... the TAXUS Express2 Stent System has not been established in patients with left main or three-vessel disease. Boston Scientific is a worldwide ...

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

... patients with stable coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction ESC Hotline ... trial have shown that coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) and a heart rate more than 70 bpm have a ...

FDA Approves GlaxoSmithKline's AVODART(R) in Combination with Tamsulosin for the Treatment of Symptomatic Enlarged Prostate

... urination, incomplete emptying, starting and stopping, and weak stream. If left untreated, enlarged prostate can lead to hospitalization for the inability ... symptoms may worsen as the bladder loses the ability to empty itself. left untreated, in severe cases, an enlarged prostate can lead to serious ...

BioElectronics Corporation - Substantial International Expansion Producing Sustained Revenue Growth-Company Reaches Monthly Break Even

... and have allowed us to achieve profitability much sooner than if we had left all of our manufacturing within the United States. Increased User ... say the first shipment, of what we hope to be many shipments, has already left our loading dock and is currently on the way to Canada. Italy -- We also ...

Millennium Announces VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection First-Quarter 2008 U.S. Net Sales

... or exacerbation of congestive heart failure, and/or new onset of decreased left ventricular ejection fraction has been reported, including reports in patients with few or no risk factors for decreased left ventricular ejection fraction. There have been rare reports of acute ...

Sirion Therapeutics Highlights Pivotal Trial Results of Durezol(TM) at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Symposium

... inflammation is a common occurrence following these procedures, and if left untreated, can interfere with a patient's visual rehabilitation or lead to ... to be self-resolving, some cases can lead to other serious conditions if left untreated. As there is no way to predict which patients might develop ...

pH Balanced RepHresh Vaginal Gel(R) now Available to Women in Canada Attacking Tough, Embarrassing Feminine Issues

... Gel in Canada. Some may think that feminine odor is a subject best left out of the public forum, but the feedback RepHresh is receiving from ... that an unwillingness to openly discuss feminine health issues has left too many women without a solution. "People may be raising eyebrows," said ...

Boston Scientific Announces European Approval of New Heart Failure Lead

... (NYSE: BSX ) today announced CE Mark approval of its ACUITY(R) Spiral left ventricular lead for use with cardiac resynchronization ... leads are passed into the heart through veins. "The ability to place a left ventricular lead precisely where it will stimulate the heart most ...

Millennium Over-Delivers on 2007 Goals and Financial Guidance

... or exacerbation of congestive heart failure, and/or new onset of decreased left ventricular ejection fraction has been reported, including reports in patients with few or no risk factors for decreased left ventricular ejection fraction. There have been rare reports of acute ...

Millennium Announces 2008 Goals for Growth, Building on Record 2007 Results

... or exacerbation of congestive heart failure, and/or new onset of decreased left ventricular ejection fraction has been reported, including reports in patients with few or no risk factors for decreased left ventricular ejection fraction. There have been rare reports of acute ...

Millennium to Receive $40 Million Milestone Payment for Achievement of Sales Threshold for Velcade(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection

... or exacerbation of congestive heart failure, and/or new onset of decreased left ventricular ejection fraction has been reported, including reports in patients with few or no risk factors for decreased left ventricular ejection fraction. There have been rare reports of acute ...

Millennium Reports Outstanding Third-Quarter Results Driven by VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Sales

... or exacerbation of congestive heart failure, and/or new onset of decreased left ventricular ejection fraction has been reported, including reports in patients with few or no risk factors for decreased left ventricular ejection fraction. There have been rare reports of acute ...

Cardiosolutions Raises $7 Million for Spacer Technology to Mitigate Mitral Regurgitation

... It is a long-term disorder in which the valve that separates the left upper chamber of the heart (atrium) from the left lower chamber (ventricle) does not close properly. Debilitating chronic ...

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

... Virginia used the C-Port Flex A system to connect a bypass graft, to the left anterior descending (LAD) artery. The patient was released from the ... procedure was performed through four one-inch port access incisions in the left chest, which allowed the patient to resume physical therapy for his hip ...

Bacteria pack their own demise

... than the antitoxin, it is broken down more slowly by the cell's clean-up mechanisms. Once the antitoxin is all gone, there is still enough toxin left to kill the bacterium. The upshot for the species is that bacteria that loses their T-A gene and probably have sustained damage to the important ...

U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International

... About HeartWare International, Inc. HeartWare International develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) to treat patients suffering from advanced heart failure. HeartWare's HVAD(TM) pump is the only full-output pump ...

First U.K. Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Manchester, England on August 9th, 2009

... who regained vision after stem cell treatment in China. Macie, at 15 years old, was denied a driver's permit because optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH) had left her legally blind. After stem cell treatment in China, Macie returned to the States and one year later had the required vision to pass the test. ...

$10,000 ISSAC Award for Innovation Presented to MIT PhD

... Photo: http://www.ereleases.com/pr/IAI-Award.jpg ISSAC Award winner Heejin Lee is presented with a check for $10,000; left to right: Cheryl Elkins (VP Taris), Heejin Lee, Christine Bunt (COO Taris), and Rob Grant (ISSAC Medical) Contact: Paul ...

Heart disease: Research off the beating patch

... of using a synthetic mesh as a means to deliver living heart cells into a diseased heart, the group has already shown that the patch improves left ventricular function and blood flow when implanted into damaged heart muscle in a rat model of myocardial infarction. Dr. Goldman believes that ...

Novel gene found for dilated cardiomyopathy

... heart muscle. Cardiomyopathies have different causes and affect the heart in a variety of ways. In DCM the major pumping chamber of the heart, the left ventricle, is dilated, often without any obvious cause. DCM occurs more frequently in men than in women and is most common between the ages of 20 ...

Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Rod McKinley (U.S. Air Force Retired) Joins MicroTech as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

... Veterans, Small Business, and Minority-Owned Business is indicative of the quality found throughout the entire Team," McKinley said. "When I left the Air Force, I knew I wanted to join a company that puts people and mission first; MicroTech does exactly that while providing quality solutions, ...
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