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Surgical study highlights pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery for severe obesity

... a result of the four-year study, they now perform proximal gastric bypass as the operation of first choice, ... surgery were match-paired, with 25 undergoing the proximal technique and 25 undergoing the distal technique. The alimentary limb length in the proximal surgery group was 150cm and this increased to ...

MAQUET Cardiovascular Launches HEARTSTRING III Proximal Seal System for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

... LLC today announced the launch of HEARTSTRING III proximal Seal System for coronary artery bypass surgery ... latest version of MAQUET's innovative HEARTSTRING proximal seal technology allows surgeons to ... for the cardiac surgeon to perform a clampless proximal anastomosis for either saphenous vein or radial ...

Cardica's C-Port Anastomosis Systems for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedures to be Used to Train Cardiothoracic Surgeons at Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) University

... to the C-Port systems, the PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System* will also be shown. These ... include new technologies in the performance of proximal and distal coronary anastomoses, performance ... in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and ...

Racial and ethnic differences in colorectal cancer emphasize importance of screening

... of colorectal cancer and a greater prevalence of proximal or right-sided polyps and cancerous lesions. The ... the colon includes the cecum, ascending colon and proximal transverse colon and cannot be reached by ... found more black patients had advanced polyps, proximal polyps ...

Cardica to Host Conference Call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time Tomorrow to Provide Positive Update on Pas-Port(R)

... tomorrow, September 9, to provide a positive update on its PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System. Conference Call Details To access the live ... Systems are marketed in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and Japan, and Cardica has ...

Cardica, Intuitive Surgical, MAQUET Cardiovascular and Transonic to Host 'Innovations in Revascularization' Symposium

... Medicine -- "Reduction of Aortic Manipulation via Device-Facilitated proximal Anastomosis" -- Sudhir P. Srivastava, M.D., of the University of ... Systems are marketed in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and Japan, and Cardica has ...

AUA and EAU release new guidelines on ureteral stone management

... treatment of middle and distal ureteral stones while SWL was preferred for proximal ureteral stones. Data now support URS for stones in all locations and also is now considered appropriate for stones of any size in the proximal ureter. Additionally, ureteroscopic management of stones in the middle ...

New technique to determine the age of immigrant minors through ribs and teeth

... question. In this particular case we have focused on the hyoid bone, the proximal clavicular epiphysis, the costal cartilage of the first rib, degenerative ... AGFAD (German group on age diagnostics). For instance, the fusion of the proximal epiphysis of the clavicle to diagnose ages of up to 21 years or the fusion ...

Fat transforms vitamin C from 'good cop' into 'bad cop'

... oxide. The researchers replicated the chemical conditions of the proximal stomach and measured the formation of nitrosamines, oxygen, and nitric ... production of nitrosamines between 8 and 140-fold. Fat remains in the proximal stomach for some time after a meal and also makes up a substantial amount ...

Cardica to Announce Fiscal 2009 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results on Thursday, August 13, 2009

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in the United States and Europe and its PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in the United States, Europe and Japan. ...

Nfocus Neuromedical Announces European Approval for Novel Guiding Catheter at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery

... surgeons and interventional neuroradiologists will appreciate the extreme suppleness of the distal end and the exceptional support of the proximal section -- both produced by the key uni-body construction." The Echo(TM) Distal Access Catheter has been cleared in Europe to provide ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Holds Metabolic Surgery Scientific Forum Featuring Research By Top Scientists

... remission results from more than gastric restriction and weight loss and that the surgically rearranged intestine and other factors related to the proximal bowel may contribute to the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes. He raised the question if BMI alone in Type 2 diabetes patients should not be a ...

When You Make Things That Get Implanted in People, Small Things Count

... silicone materials during the extrusion process to vary the hardness of a product over its length -- as with a catheter, which requires a rigid proximal end and a flexible tip. Any one of these features would be amazing enough. The kicker is that all of these features can be achieved in a ...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

... that results of this trial will clarify the association between rapid clot lysis and the prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome in patients with proximal DVT, as well as demonstrate how PMT may have lower bleeding risks compared with traditional CDT alone," says Darren Navarro, Senior Analyst at MRG. ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces the Presentation of Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1002 in Chronic Kidney Disease at the RNA Interference Summit

... distribution of fluorescent labeled siRNA in the rat kidney, Prof. Molitoris demonstrated rapid and predominant distribution of the siRNA to kidney proximal tubular cells (PTC), which are the main type of suffering cells in the context of ischemic or toxic kidney injury. Dose response and time course ...

Cardica Receives NASDAQ Notification

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in the United States and Europe and its PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in the United States, Europe and Japan. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains ...

ImQuest BioSciences and Arisyn Therapeutics Introduce Novel New HCV Therapeutic Agent at Hepatitis Conference

... to the antiviral effects of the compound. Resistant HCV replicon sequences were selected in cell culture and resulted in mutations in the viral NS5A proximal to the NS5A-NS5B cleavage junction. The defined mutation would affect viral polyprotein processing at this site, or the interaction of NS5A, or the ...

VARI researcher chosen for highly competitive Scholar-in-Training Award

... latest and highest achievements in cancer research and reaches an audience of thousands of the world's top scientists." Chen's research, entitled proximal tubule-specific knockout of BHD in mouse kidney causes multicystic kidney disease and renal cancer pertains to a cancer called Birt-Hogg-Dub ( BHD) ...

Cardica to Announce Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Financial Results on Monday, May 4, 2009

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in the United States and Europe and its PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in the United States, Europe and Japan. ...

Millions in Potential Health Care Savings: Prefab Orthotics Found More Effective

... with a stretching program, a prefabricated shoe insert is more likely to produce improvement in symptoms as part of the initial treatment of proximal plantar fasciitis than a custom polypropylene orthotic device." In another similar study in 1996, The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle ...

American College of Gastroenterology Issues Updated Colorectal Cancer Guidelines

... Americans to begin colorectal cancer screening earlier, at age 45, because of the high incidence of colorectal cancer and a greater prevalence of proximal or right-sided polyps and cancerous lesions in this population. New Recommendations for Bowel Preparation Aim to Enhance Effectiveness and ...

Ascension Orthopedics Introduces the Silicone PIP Implant System

... of the Ascension(R) Silicone PIP System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. This system features the smallest pre-flexed silicone proximal interphalangeal (PIP) implant offered in the orthopedic market today. The Ascension(R) Silicone PIP has an anatomic pre-flexed design ...

DOR BioPharma Announces Potential $30 Million North American Partnership Agreement with Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals for orBec(R) in the Treatment of Graft-versus-Host Disease

... asthma. orBec(R) is formulated for oral administration as a single product consisting of two tablets; one tablet is intended to release BDP in the proximal portions of the GI tract, and the other tablet is intended to release BDP in the distal portions of the GI tract. In addition to issued patents ...

Stroke therapy window might be extended past nine hours for some

... between the lesions suggests that a patient might still benefit from thrombolytic therapy." In the study, most patients with blockage in a proximal artery, close to the base of the brain, continued to demonstrate a diffusion-perfusion mismatch between nine and 24 hours after the onset of their ...

Cardica to Announce Fiscal 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results on Thursday, January 29, 2009

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in the United States and Europe and its PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in the United States, Europe and Japan. Cardica also is developing additional devices with Cook Medical to facilitate ...

African-Americans have worse prognosis at colorectal cancer diagnosis

... patients presented with advanced disease (defined as stage III or stage IV) at diagnosis. African-American patients were also more likely to have proximal on the right side of the colon disease. Among patients diagnosed with early-stage disease, the risk for nodal involvement was greater in ...

Avalon Laboratories receives FDA and European clearances to market 3 catheter devices

... needed. The kit provides an assortment of patent-pending small- and large-bore Avalon Elite dilators, designed with thin, flexible tips and robust proximal shafts to enable precise guide wire tracking and smooth, gradual vessel dilation. ...

Avalon Laboratories receives FDA and European clearances to market three catheter devices

... they are needed. The kit provides an assortment of patented small- and large-bore Avalon Elite dilators, designed with thin, flexible tips and robust proximal shafts to enable precise guide wire tracking and smooth, gradual vessel dilation. ...

Vitamin D Deficit in Pregnancy Tied to Caesarean Risk

... an assistant professor of medicine, said in a medical center news release. He noted that previous research has linked vitamin D deficiency with proximal muscle weakness and suboptimal muscle performance and strength, which may help explain the findings. The study was published online in The ...

Cardica Announces Publication of Case Report in the Journal of Neurosurgery Featuring Use of C-Port(R) System in Brain Arterial Bypass

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in the United States and Europe and its PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in the United States, Europe and Japan. Cardica also is developing additional devices with Cook Medical to facilitate ...

Hip resurfacing is not for everyone

... for securing the implant." The study identified several other serious complications, including nerve injury, joint dislocation, fracture of the proximal femur (just below the femoral neck), loosening of the metal component in the joint socket, and deep infection. The rate of complications, however, ...

The future of interventional cardiology presented at TCT 2008

... Sirolimus-Eluting Stents, and Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction PREPARE: A Prospective Randomized Trial of proximal Microcirculatory Protection in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention ARNO: A Prospective ...

Cardica to Present at William Blair Small-Cap Growth Stock Conference

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in the United States and Europe and its PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in the United States, Europe and Japan. Cardica also is developing additional devices with Cook Medical to facilitate ...

TCT update: press conference schedule announced for TCT

... Sirolimus-Eluting Stents, and Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction PREPARE: A Prospective Randomized Trial of proximal Microcirculatory Protection in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention ARNO: A Prospective ...

Head-to-Head 96-Week Study Shows EPZICOM(R) is Comparable to Truvada(R) in Efficacy and Safety Measures in HIV Treatment-Naive Patients

... with Truvada (4% vs. <1%). Prospective HLA-B*5701 screening was not employed in this study. One percent of patients receiving Truvada developed proximal renal tubule dysfunction (vs. 0% for EPZICOM). Overall, treatment-limiting adverse events were comparable between the two arms. Important ...

Cardica to Announce Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results on Tuesday, August 5, 2008

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and Japan, and Cardica has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification for clearance to market the PAS-Port ...

Cardica Names Frederick Bauer Vice President of Operations

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and Japan, and Cardica has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification for clearance to market the PAS-Port ...

7 outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2008 Research Scholars Award

... Immune Responses in the Gastrointestinal Tract Children's Hospital Boston Lara Gawenis, PhD Transepithelial HCO3 - Transport in Murine proximal Colon University of Utah Pradipta Ghosh, MB, BS, MD The Role of G proteins and GIV/Girdin in Cell Migration: Implications in Colon Cancer ...

Rivaroxaban phase III pivotal data presented at EFORT annual meeting

... 0.3% in enoxaparin-treated patients). This difference between treatment groups was not statistically significant (p=0.110). Major VTE (composite of proximal deep vein thrombosis, non-fatal pulmonary embolism and VTE-related death) and symptomatic VTE, secondary efficacy endpoints, occurred less frequently ...

Renowned Leader and Educator in Robotic Cardiac Bypass Surgery Leverages Cardica's C-Port(R) Flex-A(R) Anastomosis System in His Practice and to Educate Cardiothoracic Surgeons

... aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and Japan, and Cardica has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification for clearance to market the PAS-Port ...
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