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CryoLife Reports Record First Quarter Revenues of $26.7 Million

... valves. Revenues from the distribution of CryoValve(R) SG pulmonary heart valves increased to $1.2 million in the first quarter of 2009 from $218,000 in ... are a variety of risks affecting BioGlue, CryoValve SG pulmonary heart valves and other SynerGraft processed tissues and products may not be accepted by ...

ATS Medical Announces Record Quarterly Revenue and Gross Profit

... heart valve therapy products, consisting of mechanical valves, tissue valves and repair products, was up 18.8% on a year-over-year basis to $10.7 ... Revenue from products and services other than the Company's mechanical valves represented 34% of total revenue during the first quarter of 2008 compared ...

ATS Medical Expects First Quarter Revenue of $14.6 to $14.8 Million

... from products and services other than the Company's mechanical heart valves are expected to exceed $5.0 million, a quarterly record, and represent ... also pleased with the continued increase in revenue from mechanical heart valves internationally, up approximately 32% from last year." "While we ...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

... veins." Varicose veins occur when blood vessels have trouble carrying blood from the legs back to the heart. This is the result of faulty valves and weakened vein walls and can lead to pain swelling and fatigue in the legs. While surgical treatments have traditionally been used to treat ...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgeons

... Valve and its newest advancement, the ATS Open Pivot(R) AP360(TM) with enhanced surgical implant characteristics. The family of ATS mechanical heart valves features a unique open pivot design that results in exceptional hemodynamic performance and a low risk profile. Stephen Westaby, BSc, MS, PhD, from ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Excellence in Medical Technologies & Life Sciences

... LLC -- 2009 North American Remote Patient Monitoring Growth Enabling Technology Award ValveXchange, Inc. -- 2009 North American Prosthetic Heart valves Technology Innovation of the Year Award Veran Medical Technologies, Inc. -- 2009 North American Image Guided Therapy Technology Innovation of ...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Announces the Inauguration of the New cGMP Continuous Processing Development Facility

... chemicals used in solid rocket motors for space launch and military missiles. AMPAC also designs and manufactures liquid propulsion systems, valves and structures for space and missile defense applications. We produce clean agent chemicals for the fire protection industry, as well as ...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years

... chemicals used in solid rocket motors for space launch and military missiles. AMPAC also designs and manufactures liquid propulsion systems, valves and structures for space and missile defense applications. We produce clean agent chemicals for the fire protection industry, as well as ...

CryoLife Reports Record Annual Revenues of $105.1 Million for FY 2008

... not reach anticipated levels, CryoValve SG may not perform as well as expected or provide all the benefits anticipated, SynerGraft processed heart valves have a one year shelf life, competitive pressures and tissue availability may adversely affect the Company's ability to grow revenues, the SynerGraft ...

Panda Ethanol's Hereford, Texas Subsidiary Files Voluntary Chapter 11

... to complete construction and bring this facility on line. More recently, we have been working to correct Lurgi design errors for certain pipes and valves at the refinery. But, when faced with insufficient funding to complete and operate the project, we were effectively presented with only one choice - ...

Nanocoatings boost industrial energy efficiency

... and Technology, the University of Alberta, and private companies to develop coatings in high-pressure water jet cutting tools and severe service valves where parts are subject to abrasives and other extreme conditions. "This is a great example of developing advanced materials with a direct ...

ATS Forcefield Anti-platelet Technology Continues to Demonstrate Positive Results

... in the mitral position. Examination of the surviving animals confirmed essentially zero presence of platelets on the surface of the heart valves after 90 days without the use of anti-coagulation treatment. The combination of in vitro human blood results, acute human study results, and now ...

VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Guido Smeets, MD, as Vice President of Clinical Research and Chief Medical Officer

... is a leading provider of medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux, a progressive condition caused by incompetent vein valves in the leg. VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists of a proprietary radiofrequency (RF) generator and proprietary disposable endovenous ...

CryoLife's Fully Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 71 Percent to $0.12 in Third quarter of 2008 from $0.07 in Third quarter of 2007

... not reach anticipated levels, CryoValve SG may not perform as well as expected or provide all the benefits anticipated, SynerGraft processed heart valves have a one year shelf life, competitive pressures and tissue availability may adversely affect the Company's ability to grow revenues, the ...

VNUS Medical Technologies Reports Third-Quarter 2008 Results: 25% Growth in Net Product Revenues and 29% Growth in Unit Sales Over Third Quarter 2007

... is a leading provider of medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux, a progressive condition caused by incompetent vein valves in the leg. VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists of a proprietary radiofrequency (RF) generator and proprietary disposable endovenous ...

CryoLife Hosts Worldwide Surgical Congress for the Ross Procedure

... focus on new patient data supporting the Ross heart reconstruction procedure and the use of SynerGraft processed human heart valves in the Ross procedure ATLANTA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing ...

Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Awarded Contract Under US Army Commercialization Pilot Program

... and diagnosis of biological threat agents and will be applicable to detecting pathogens for molecular diagnostics. Using MBI's Microscale On-chip valves (MOV(TM)) technology, the USPM will integrate multiple sample processing steps in a small, universal sample preparation module that integrates ...

VNUS Corrects Second Quarter 2008 Results and Revises Full Year 2008 Guidance

... is a leading provider of medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux, a progressive condition caused by incompetent vein valves in the leg. VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists of a proprietary radiofrequency (RF) generator and proprietary disposable endovenous ...

CryoLife's Earnings Per Share Increased 180 Percent to $0.14 in Second Quarter of 2008 from $0.05 in Second Quarter of 2007

... demand for CryoValve SG may not reach anticipated levels, and accordingly, the Company may choose not to process the majority of its pulmonary valves with the Company's SynerGraft technology, the SynerGraft post-clearance study requested by the FDA may not provide the expected positive results, ...

CryoLife Conducts Surgeons Cardiac Allograft Symposium

... this eminent group of cardiovascular surgeons and offering them the opportunity to learn the newest surgical techniques utilizing human aortic valves and our recently FDA-cleared CryoValve SG pulmonary valve." The symposium's distinguished faculty includes: John W. Brown, M.D., professor of ...

Edwards Lifesciences Reports Strong First Quarter Results and Raises 2008 Guidance

... - Strong Sales Growth Across All Product Lines - Transcatheter valves Propel Heart Valve Sales Growth - Special Items Reduce Net Income by $15 Million IRVINE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ...

VNUS Medical Technologies Reports First-Quarter 2008 Results: 21% growth in Net Revenues and 51% Growth in Unit Sales

... for the minimally invasive treatment of peripheral vascular disease, including venous reflux, a progressive condition caused by incompetent vein valves in the leg. VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists of a proprietary radiofrequency (RF) generator and proprietary disposable endovenous ...

CryoLife to Distribute FDA-approved Hemostatic Agent Under Private Label

... demand for CryoValve SG may not reach anticipated levels, and accordingly, the Company may choose not to process the majority of its pulmonary valves with the Company's SynerGraft technology, the SynerGraft post-clearance study requested by the FDA may not provide the expected positive results, ...

Edwards Lifesciences Celebrates 50 Years of Life-Saving Innovations

... mission to provide treatments and hope for patients with advanced cardiovascular disease." "It brings me tremendous joy that the replacement heart valves Lowell Edwards and I co-developed 50 years ago began a company that today continues to pioneer live-saving cardiovascular devices and ...

CryoLife Announces Implant of First FDA-Cleared SynerGraft(R) Processed Human Pulmonary Heart Valve

... underlying collagen matrix. The CryoValve SG is indicated for the replacement of diseased, damaged, malformed or malfunctioning native pulmonary valves in pediatric and adult patients. The valve can be used in conjunction with right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction procedures (RVOT), commonly ...

LifeNet Health Saves 303 Lives and Restores Health to 265,967 Patients in 2007

... conditions. These tissues are used in back, joint, and leg surgeries such as hip replacement, knee reconstruction, and spinal fusion. Donated heart valves are used to replace damaged ones and can mean the difference between life and death to the recipients, including many children. The gift of skin is ...

CryoLife Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SynerGraft(R) Processed Human Pulmonary Heart Valves

... perform as well as expected or provide all of the benefits anticipated, the Company may not be able to begin processing the majority of its pulmonary valves by the anticipated time, nor may the first shipments of CryoValve SG occur as expected, and other risk factors detailed in CryoLife's Securities and ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Initiates Second and Third Pivotal Trials Evaluating Lorcaserin for the Treatment of Obesity

... and dose-dependent weight loss over a 12-week period. Lorcaserin was generally well tolerated at all doses and had no apparent effects on heart valves or pulmonary artery pressure. A scheduled review by an independent Echocardiographic Safety Monitoring Board of unblinded echocardiograms performed ...

Edwards Lifesciences Forecasts Strong Growth in 2008

... the first half of 2008. -- Heart Valve Therapy -- Edwards expects to strengthen its position as the worldwide leader in the science of heart valves with several new product launches in 2008, including the U.S. introduction of its PERIMOUNT Magna mitral valve. Overall, the company expects ...

U-M research: New plastic is strong as steel, transparent

... armor for soldiers or police and their vehicles. It could also be used in microelectromechanical devices, microfluidics, biomedical sensors and valves and unmanned aircraft. Kotov and other U-M faculty members are authors of a paper on this composite material, "Ultrastrong and Stiff Layered ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Continues Phase 3 BLOOM Obesity Trial Following Independent Echocardiographic Data Safety Monitoring Board Review

... and dose-dependent weight loss over a 12-week period. Lorcaserin was generally well tolerated at all doses and had no apparent effects on heart valves or pulmonary artery pressure. About Obesity Obesity affects tens of millions of people in the United States and poses a serious long-term threat to ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Continues Phase 3 BLOOM Obesity Trial Following Independent Echocardiogaphic Data Safety Monitoring Board Review

... and dose-dependent weight loss over a 12-week period. Lorcaserin was generally well tolerated at all doses and had no apparent effects on heart valves or pulmonary artery pressure. About Obesity Obesity affects tens of millions of people in the United States and poses a serious long-term threat to ...

ATS Medical Expands Open Pivot Heart Valve Offerings

... ) Michael Dale, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, noted, "We are pleased that our application to add the 25 and 35mm mitral valves to our US product offerings has been favorably reviewed and approved by FDA. Availability of these sizes will allow us to gain additional implants ...

A new wide field-of-view confocal imaging system and its applications in drug discovery and pathology

... from Fig. 14. In Fig. 16, details of cardiac region are observed. The image has been rotated to the left with respect to Fig. 14 and Fig. 15. Heart valves can be seen in the middle of the section, which shows mainly the atrial region of the heart. A chain of thoracic vertebra sections can be seen on the ...

Improving an Integral Part of the Lab: Vacuum

... In the ascending stroke, the diaphragm compresses the gas through a discharge valve and out of the head. Several stages may be utilized. The valves of the diaphragm pump are automatically controlled and utilized for the drying system. During the intake process, the discharge valve (elastomer ...

New Tools for Making and Processing Protein Microarrays.

... of the microfluidics and sample injection system. Each ProteinArray Processing Cell is comprised of a stack of components with micro channels and valves that are firmly clamped into position and are not normally disassembled by the operator (Figure 3). The Processing Cell includes ...

Improving the Efficiency of Common Filtration Tasks in your Laboratory

... intake of liquid. Corrosion-resistant parts are used within the pump head. KNF Filtration pumps may be equipped with vacuum gauges and bleeder valves to improve pressure control for sensitive vacuum adjustment. KNF Neuberger offers a comprehensive line of diaphragm pumps for laboratories, ...

Self-Drying Vacuum Pumps... the solution for applications producing condensation

... the ascending stroke, the diaphragm compresses the gas through a discharge valve and out of the head. Several stages may be utilized. The valves of the diaphragm pump are automatically controlled and utilized for the drying system. During the intake process, the discharge valve (elastomer ...
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