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FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... Solution for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) using the TYVASO Inhalation ... indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (WHO Group I) in patients with NYHA ... of drug effect. In patients with low systemic arterial pressure, TYVASO may cause symptomatic ...

HIV Patients May Have Stiffer Arteries

... (HAART) are more likely to have a level of arterial stiffness similar to that in healthy patients with high blood pressure, a new study finds. arterial stiffness increases the risk of cardiovascular ... patients treated with HAART had a higher level of arterial stiffness than HIV patients who weren't treated ...

Your arteries on Wonder bread

... to measure blood pressure, which can visualize arterial function in real time. The results were dramatic. Before any of the patients ate, arterial function was essentially the same. After eating, ... to the endothelium Enormous peaks indicating arterial stress were found in the high glycemic index ...

Urine Test Predicts Vein Clot Risk

... "Microalbuminuria is a known risk factor for arterial conditions such as myocardial infarction [heart ... levels of albumin have a greater association with arterial condition than with venous problems, Gansevoort ... how often you find the problems. The incidence of arterial problems is twice as high than for venous ...

New Research Suggests Drinking as Little as One Cup of Black Tea Per Day May Help Maintain Cardiovascular Function and Heart Health

... reactivity and reduced both blood pressure and arterial stiffness, suggesting a cardiovascular health ... tea and observed a significant improvement in arterial dilation. Simultaneously, we also observed that ... consumption lowered blood pressure and reduced arterial rigidity, thereby improving the elastic capacity ...

Statin Might Help Fight Blood Clots in Veins

... effects on the venous circulation, not just the arterial circulation," said Dr. Carl J. Lavie, medical ... CRP also has been a risk factor for developing arterial disease, and maybe the same now holds true for ... role in venous thromboembolic disease as well as arterial disease, and that statins appear to play a ...

Society of Interventional Radiology honors Dotter lecturer, announces gold medalists

... stage of research was to extend transcatheter arterial embolization and superselective catheterization ... for interventional procedures for peripheral arterial disease at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, ... Medical College as well as director of peripheral arterial disease at Weill Cornell Vascular, is widely ...

Drug-Eluting Stents Show Promise for Leg Arteries

... procedures were needed in people with peripheral arterial disease, study finds,, TUESDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- Treating peripheral arterial disease with drug-eluting stents may save lives ... Greek researchers have found. Peripheral arterial disease is common in the lower extremities and ...

Simple Test Helps Predict Heart Attack Risk

... Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) Identifies Peripheral arterial Disease Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk Who ... determined the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in a large population of women and ... were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered ...

Promising Three-year Data: Saving Limbs With Drug-Eluting Stents

... Interventional Radiologists Help Peripheral arterial Disease (PAD) Patients With Critical Limb ... to treat critical limb ischemia in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients with below-the-knee ... were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered ...

'Seeing' Stem Cells Helps in Fight Against Peripheral Arterial Disease

... new or more blood vessels to treat peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in those individuals with ... diseases. More information about peripheral arterial disease and interventional radiology can be found ... were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered ...

Study Shows 80% of Adults with Peripheral Arterial Disease Go Undiagnosed

... in the U.S. suffer from lower-limb Peripheral arterial Disease (PAD), with less than 20% of these ... by 2015. PAD is the formation of plaque in arterial blood vessels of the outer circulatory system. This causes damage to the arterial wall, which increases the risk of stroke. In ...

Society of Interventional Radiology Hosts 34th Annual Scientific Meeting

... and bone cancer; herniated disks; peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and related complications; ... 10, 2009, 9 a.m. Eastern) Peripheral arterial Disease (PAD) Treating Peripheral arterial Disease: Stem Cell Therapy Advances ...

Viagra Bulk Effectively Cures Children with PAH (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension)

... for children who are suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension. Mumbai, ... children who are suffering from PAH (Pulmonary arterial Hypertension). Inhaled Nitric Oxide (INO) ... for people who are suffering from PAH (Pulmonary arterial Hypertension). To know more about Viagra, ...

Cialis May Help Ease Pulmonary Hypertension

... class and the need for adding new pulmonary arterial hypertension therapy. In addition, Cialis ... exercise capacity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension," Fonarow said. "This medication is ... clinical worsening in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, Fonarow said. "These are ...

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts

... adjunct therapy for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Italian researchers ... concurrent physiologic measurements, including arterial and venous blood gases, carbon monoxide, and ... PM EST) Despite increased awareness of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), the disease is being ...

Also in the July 8 JNCI

... with Decreased Cancer Risk in Men with Peripheral arterial Disease Men with peripheral arterial disease who participated in a randomized ... trial enrolled individuals with peripheral arterial disease from Veterans Administration facilities. ...

Summit Doppler Announces the Seated ABI for the Diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease

... mobility impairments can be tested for peripheral arterial disease (P.A.D.) in a comfortable seated position ... to the Vista AVS, a full-featured arterial physiologic exam system. The new Vista AVS has ... studies by selecting the number and location of arterial sites. While the ABI exam is performed as the ...

New study finds coronary arterial calcium scans help detect overall death risk in the elderly

... previous studies had found measuring coronary arterial calcium with computed tomography (CT) heart scans ... is the first extensive examination of coronary arterial scans of the elderly. "This study indicates ... said Dr. Budoff. "Previous studies found coronary arterial calcium scans were effective tools for ...

Drug Effective Against Heart-Lung Disorder

... Bosentan slowed decline linked to pulmonary arterial hypertension, study found THURSDAY, ... decline in patients with early-stage pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), Italian researchers report. ... for bosentan as a treatment in pulmonary arterial hypertension, and the evidence presented by (the ...

Carnegie Mellon researchers improve assessments of aortic aneurysms

... how changes in the shape and the thickness of the arterial wall can signal the exact moment a rupture may ... we can learn early on about high-stresses in the arterial wall, and how such stress is associated with the ... characteristics of the tissue that makes up the arterial wall to determine the effect of this material in ...

New method effective in detecting dangerous coronary plaque

... researchers analyzed 41 normal and eight abnormal arterial cross sections with noncalcified plaque selected ... boundaries between epicardial fat and the outer arterial wall and between the inner wall and the lumen. ... By plotting a voxel histogram across the arterial wall, we were able to measure the amount of ...

Excess Drinking Boosts Cardiovascular Disease Risk

... Especially for women, heavy consumption tied to arterial stiffening, enlarged hearts ... of tests including ultrasound of heart to assess arterial stiffness and pulse wave velocity to measure ... showed that heavy drinking is associated with arterial stiffening and impaired left ventricular (LV) ...

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated With an Increased Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease

... with an increased prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in a study that analyzed data from ... associated with an increased risk for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), researchers reported at the ... also measured other risk factors for peripheral arterial disease such as cholesterol levels, diabetes, ...

Investigational anti-restenosis drug pimecrolimus disappoints

... researchers had hoped would reduce the risk of arterial renarrowing after stenting has turned in a ... medication, was expected to reduce arterial inflammation and, therefore, the overgrowth of ... inhibiting cell division, rather than by reducing arterial inflammation. The GENESIS study was terminated ...

Methamphetamine Use Associated With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Patients With Previously Unknown Risk Factors

... of the association between pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and stimulant use, ... Use Associated With Idiopathic Pulmonary arterial Hypertension," published in the December 2006 ... of pulmonary hypertension. About Pulmonary arterial Hypertension (PAH) PAH is a rare blood vessel ...

Safe at Any Age: Octogenarians Do As Well as Younger Patients With Interventional Radiology Arterial Procedures

... can safely undergo diagnostic angiography and arterial interventions -- such as vascular stenting and ... angioplasty and/or stenting to treat peripheral arterial disease (PAD) -- caused by blocked arteries in ... for seniors with leg pain caused by peripheral arterial disease to put up with pain, limited mobility and ...

Kidney donor age linked to aortic siffening

... is a sign of damage to the large arteries. Such arterial damage is one of the main reasons for the high ... "Early identification of patients with worsening arterial disease following transplantation would mean that they could benefit from drug treatments to reduce arterial stiffness," says Dr Delahousse. Further studies ...

Babies With Heart Defects Do Best at Hospitals With Most Experience

... few weeks of birth, both conditions are fatal. An arterial switch operation is used for TGA and an operation ... than 1 percent to more than 10 percent for the arterial switch operation, and from around 10 percent to ... spectrum for both defects, though in the case of arterial switch operations, the difference dwindled among ...

For babies with heart defects, death risk is far lower at most experienced hospitals

... a few weeks of birth, with operations called the arterial switch operation for TGA and the Norwood ... than 10 percent to less than 1 percent for the arterial switch operation, and from more than 35 percent ... spectrum for both defects, though in the case of arterial switch operations the difference dwindled among ...

Arterial vascular disease underdiagnosed, undertreated in older US women

... Though arterial vascular disease is widespread and often deadly ... Hospitalpublished their review, titled arterial Vascular Disease in Women, in a recent issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery. arterial vascular disease is an umbrella term for diseases ...

High Blood Pressure Linked to Disability, Dementia

... Rising pulse pressure is an indicator of arterial stiffness. The researchers found that ... and pulse wave velocity affected memory. However, arterial stiffness wasn't linked to attention, hand-eye ... Waldstein noted. The findings suggest that arterial stiffness may be a potential target for drugs to ...

A New Reason to Quit for the Great American Smokeout

... Public Unaware that Leg Pain from Peripheral arterial Disease is Caused by Smoking FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. ... for all vascular diseases including peripheral arterial disease (PAD), stroke, heart attack, abdominal ... cancer, but there is no warning about peripheral arterial disease, yet those of us that treat vascular ...

American College of Physicians publishes "Peripheral Arterial Disease"

... of Physicians (ACP) will publish "Peripheral arterial Disease" on November 2. The latest addition to ... on the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a condition that obstructs blood ... of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, "Peripheral arterial Disease" answers commonly asked questions with ...

Spectranetics Announces Clinical Data From Cello Trial

... to provide clinical data on the reduction of arterial blockage in above-the-knee arteries following use ... clinical outcomes in patients with peripheral arterial disease up to six months following the ... option for those patients with peripheral arterial disease." Spectranetics' TURBO-Booster functions ...

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Stave Off Heart Disease

... Study shows link between the breathing disorder, arterial trouble FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- ... carotid intima-media thickness (a measure of arterial plaque); pulse-wave velocity (a measure of arterial stiffness); C-reactive protein (a measure of ...

New Device for Clearing Blocked Arteries in the Legs Receives FDA Clearance for Peripheral Use - Procedures Performed Across the US Within First 48 Hours

... disease for patients suffering from Peripheral arterial Disease PAD. The clearance follows the ... while preserving the healthy tissue of the arterial wall. According to Dr. P.K. Khanna of Eisenhower ... to optimize the ability to remove peripheral arterial blockages, restore quality of life and save ....

Few Americans Know of Leg Artery Danger

... Peripheral arterial disease is common and sometimes deadly, ... said they knew little or nothing about peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a very common blockage of blood ... disease." Murphy is a member of the Peripheral arterial Disease Coalition, which conducted the survey. ...

Riverside First to Offer New Treatment for Peripheral Arterial Disease

... Aug. 29, to treat a common form of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) with a new device that improves ... 50 and older have PAD, characterized by clogged arterial walls in the legs. These blockages are the same ... top centers for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease, performing more than 2,000 procedures a ...

REACH Registry Highlights That Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Suffer High Rates of Heart Attack, Stroke, Hospitalization, and Death

... patients internationally who have peripheral arterial disease (PAD), or atherothrombosis in the leg ... linking heart attack, stroke and peripheral arterial disease. Notes to Editors: REACH Registry The ... disease (Stroke/TIA), peripheral arterial disease (PAD), and those with a combination of ...
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