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

... visiting their doctors for other health symptoms, vein Clinics of America is encouraging women to listen ... said Iliana Portela, Registered Nurse with vein Clinics of America. "To be the strong support our ... This is the result of faulty valves and weakened vein walls and can lead to pain swelling and fatigue ...

AccuVein and GSABC Enter into Purchasing Agreement for Vein Illumination Device

... AV300, the world's first hand-held, non-contact vein illumination device, to GSABC member blood ... a pattern of light on a patient's skin revealing vein position to help the healthcare professional ... AV300 is the world's first portable, non-contact vein illumination solution. With more than a dozen ...

AccuVein Inks National Three-Year Group Purchasing Deal With Amerinet

... Amerinet Offering AccuVein's AV300 Hand-Held vein Illumination Device to Membership COLD ... AV300, the world's first hand-held, non-contact vein illumination device to its members. The AccuVein ... a pattern of light on a patient's skin revealing vein position to help the healthcare professional ...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Phase II Trial of TB-402, a Novel, Long Acting Anticoagulant for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis

... anticoagulant TB-402 for the prophylaxis of Deep vein Thrombosis (DVT) following orthopaedic surgery. ... a number of clinical settings." About Deep vein Thrombosis (DVT) DVT is caused when a ... Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism," September 15, ...

Gift Aids Professor's Research into Vein Treatment

... a California company aided in the research of vein treatment methods led by Dr. Sinjae Hyun, ... a California company aided in the research of vein treatment methods led by Dr. Sinjae Hyun, ... research collaborators, Kenneth Harper, M.D., of vein Associates of the South. Hyun and another student ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure and HT Systems' PatientSecure Selected by BayCare Health System to Protect Patient Confidentiality and Prevent Medical Identity Theft

... Award-winning Palm vein Recognition Device Helps BayCare ... area, is using the Fujitsu PalmSecure(TM) palm vein authentication devices as a part of its patient ... a near infrared light to capture a patient's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template ...

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Maquet Affiliates

... surgeon removes a healthy artery or vein from elsewhere in the body, most often the saphenous vein in the leg, and uses it to route blood around a ... allows the surgical team to remove the saphenous vein using very small incisions. Endoscopic procedures ...

First Patient Enrolled in SONIC I Registry of OmniSonics Medical Technologies' OmniWave(TM) Endovascular System

... mechanical thrombectomy of acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT). All patients enrolled in the ... and mechanical treatments for deep vein thrombosis (DVT)." In response to this ... in a number of conditions including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and acute limb ischemia. DVT ...

Clexane(R)/Lovenox(R) Approved in Japan

... hospitalized for orthopaedic surgery. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism are ... orthopaedic surgery patients may suffer from deep vein thrombosis. Among the hospitalised patients at ... occurs when part or all of a blood clot in a deep vein breaks away from where it originally formed and ...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Trial of the Anticoagulant TB-402

... safety and efficacy (ability to prevent deep vein thrombosis - DVT) in an orthopaedic ... and life-threatening conditions, such as deep vein thrombosis and stroke secondary to atrial ... (VTE) Venous thromboembolic disease (deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism) represents ...

FDA has Granted HUD (Humanitarian Use Device) Designation to ITGI's Pericardium Covered Stents, Over and Under(R) and Aneugraft(R), for Treatment of Perforations and Dissections of Native Coronary Arteries and Saphenous Vein Grafts

... of perforations and dissections of native coronary arteries and Saphenous vein Grafts. This is the first step towards obtaining marketing ... available in Europe, Israel and Latin America for treatment of Saphenous vein Graft stenosis, aneurysms and for emergency situations such as ...

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

... New size allows for treatment of smaller-diameter diseased saphenous vein grafts NATICK, Mass., May 19 ... embolic material that may be dislodged during an interventional saphenous vein graft (SVG) procedure; otherwise, embolic material may travel into the ...

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

... Recovery Trial comparing our radiofrequency (RF) catheter to laser vein ablation showed that all statistically significant differences between RF ... including venous reflux, a progressive condition caused by incompetent vein valves in the leg. VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists of a ...

ThromboGenics - Business Update and Interim Results for the Seven Month Period Ending 30 June 2007

... as a potential anti-coagulant for the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and atrial fibrillation. Financial summary - For the ... developed as an anti-coagulant for the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and atrial fibrillation. A Phase I clinical trial ...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

... in addition to their yearly mammogram. During a breast MRI, which lasts about a half hour, the technician injects a contrast agent into a vein in the patient's arm. Over time, the contrast agent flows throughout the body, including the breasts. Because they are growing quickly, cancerous ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces FDA 510(k) clearance of the Option(TM) Inferior Vena Cava Filter

... research, if left untreated, PE has a mortality rate of 30%. Emboli dislodgement can be caused by peripheral vascular disease (PVD), severe deep vein thrombosis (DVT), trauma and, prolonged immobilization often following a major surgical procedure. Forward Looking Statements ...

Pixantrone Significantly Increases Complete Remissions, Overall Response Rates, Frequency of Durable Remissions and Progression Free Survival in Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

... an anthracycline are not able to receive further anthracycline treatment if their disease returns. It also can be administered through a peripheral vein rather than a central implanted catheter as required for other drugs in this class. About Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Headquartered in Seattle, ...

Low Occurrence of Severe Cardiac Side Effects Despite Extensive Prior Doxorubicin Treatment Reported in Pixantrone Pivotal Trial

... to reduce the potential for these severe cardiotoxicities without sacrificing anti-cancer activity. It also can be administered through a peripheral vein rather than a central implanted catheter as required for other drugs in this class. About Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Headquartered in ...

ThromboGenics NV: Business Update

... 2009, ThromboGenics enrolled the first patient in a Phase II trial assessing its long-acting anticoagulant TB-402 for the prophylaxis of Deep vein Thrombosis (DVT) following orthopaedic surgery. TB-402, which is given as a single injection post surgery, could overcome the major drawbacks such as ...

ThromboGenics Announces Business Update and 2008 Full Year Results

... announced that the first patient had been enrolled in the Phase II trial with their long-acting anticoagulant TB-402 for the prophylaxis of Deep vein Thrombosis (DVT) following orthopaedic surgery. TB-402, which is given as a single injection post surgery, could overcome the major drawbacks such as ...

The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) RV Tour Takes to the Road to Educate the Nation About the Importance of DVT Risk Assessment

... MN, Columbus, OH, Pittsburgh, PA. (1) American Public Health Association. Presented at: Public Health Leadership Conference on Deep vein Thrombosis; February 26, 2003: Washington, D.C. White Paper. (2) Heit et al. Am Soc Hematol. Presented at: 47th Annual Meeting and Exposition, ...

Cardica Announces Fiscal 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

... United States, including in dozens of total connector CABG cases, in which our C-Port and PAS-Port automated systems are used to connect all bypass vein grafts, eliminating the need to hand sew these vessels." Recent Highlights and Accomplishments -- Trained a total of 226 U.S. ...

MGuard(TM), InspireMD's Novel Coronary Stent System, was Celebrated by World Leading Interventional Cardiologists at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) in Washington DC, USA, October 12-17 2008

... on MGuard(TM): "Coronary Stent Grafts and Micro Stents - The InspireMD Woven PET Polymer MGuard(TM) Stent Graft: Clinical Experiences in Saphenous vein Grafts and Native Coronaries". Dr. Eberhard Grube is Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Department of Cardiology and Angiology at Helios Heart ...

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

... VNUS 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 ...

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

... VNUS 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 ...

State's First Single Incision Robotic Kidney Removal Performed at Henry Ford Hospital

... single small incision, the robot-assisted surgeon inflates the abdomen; moves the large intestine aside to reach the kidney; clips or ties off the vein and artery that take blood to and from the kidney; detaches the rest of the kidney, and removes it. Kidney cancer is diagnosed in approximately ...

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

... VNUS 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 ...

The First Ever Transplantation World-Wide of Entire Arms at the "Klinikum rechts der Isar" in Munich

... with 2 teams in 2 operating theatres. One group on the left and right sides of both donor and recipient, and another team that removed a leg vein from the donor. Both the 15-hour long operation and the first few days thereafter were ideal from the patient's point of view. His condition is ...

Chest Physicians Now Suggest Early Intervention for Certain Blood Clots in DVT

... clinical guidelines for physicians that for the first time suggest the use of pharmacomechanical thrombolysis for acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in conjunction with anticoagulation drug therapy. The new guidelines appear in the July supplement to the CHEST journal. "This is ...

Sagent Pharmaceuticals Launches Ceftazidime for Injection, USP

... diarrhea, decreased urination, vaginal irritation or discharge, fever, white patches in the mouth, hoarseness, jaundice, injection site reactions, vein inflammation and red, swollen or blistered skin, seizures. About Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sagent Pharmaceuticals, founded in 2006, is a ...

Sagent Pharmaceuticals Launches Ceftriaxone, USP, and Cefuroxime for Injection, USP

... hearing loss; seizures; severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting; stomach pain or cramps; unusual bruising or bleeding; vaginal irritation or discharge; vein swelling at the injection site; yellowing of the skin or eyes. About Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sagent Pharmaceuticals, founded in 2006, is a ...

ThromboGenics N.V. - Business Update

... Top line results of the interaction studies to be announced by mid-2008. TB-402 is being developed as an anti-coagulant for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after orthopaedic surgery and prevention of venous emboli in patients with atrial fibrillation. It is a novel human antibody that ...

NorthPoint Domain and NYU Vascular Associates Partner to Develop New Generation of Care Delivery Informatics Instruments

... treating thousands of patients with conditions ranging from varicose veins to life-threatening issues of arterial aneurysms, carotid stenosis, deep vein thrombosis, and limb salvage, NYU offers expert patient care with an emphasis on minimally invasive as well as conventional diagnostic and treatment ...

Baxter's V-Link Luer-Activated Device With VitalShield Protective Coating Now Available For Hospitals

... patients need a steady supply of medications or fluids delivered into their bloodstream. Typically, an IV catheter is placed in a patient's vein to allow direct access to the bloodstream. In the process of injecting medications or fluids into a sterile line, surface or other environmental ...

MEDRAD, Battelle Win Medical Design Excellence Award for MEDRAD XDS(TM) Extravasation Detector

... media injection through early detection of extravasations. Extravasation is leakage of fluid, including contrast media, drugs, or solutions, from a vein into the surrounding tissue during intravenous administration. The MDEA competition is a prestigious program recognizing medical product ...

Angiotech showcases its Hemostream(TM) Dialysis Catheter at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Annual Meeting

... and then returning the filtered blood to the body. When patients are placed on hemodialysis, they will require placement of a catheter into a large vein which is then connected to a hemodialysis machine. Some of the potential benefits of the HemoStream(TM) catheter include: - Patented Triple ...

Major Medical Journal Reports Higher Success, Fewer Complications and Lower Cost Treating DVT With Trellis(R) Isolated Thrombolysis Compared With Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis

... medical devices used by interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons and interventional cardiologists for the minimally invasive treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and other peripheral vascular disease, announced today that the Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology (JVIR) has published a ...

Transplanted cells may hold the key to curing hemophilia A, Einstein scientists report

... green fluorescent protein. This allowed the researchers to see whether the liver endothelial cellsisolated from donor livers and then injected into a vein leading into the liver of recipient hemophilia A micecould successfully engraft within the recipients livers. Before transplantation, to make room ...

Escalon(R) Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance for VascuView(TM) Visual Ultrasound System For Assisted Vascular Access

... within the lumen of a needle. When a Doppler-guided needle is inserted subcutaneously, the probe and monitor can differentiate when an artery or vein is approaching and guide successful access. The devices are distributed worldwide and used across several specialty groups including ...

Rice wins innovation award for international program

... participant at Osaka University, said, "Not only have I made friends and connections abroad, but Ive also been able to continue research in a similar vein here at Rice under the supervision of a post-doc in Professor Naomi Halas' laboratory. I am also continuing to study Japanese, although classes dont ...
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