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Bioabsorbable stents show promise

... stent initially is not exerting enough radial force to keep the vessels perfectly open. The ... is to achieve a balance between sufficient radial strength, and a structure that can be reabsorbed ... novel stent designs that retain integrity and radial strength for a longer time period. The fact ...

Angioplasty Via Wrist May Be Safer

... Therapy (ISET) in Hollywood, Fla. "Using the radial approach results in lower cost, less time before ... percent of patients would be candidates for the radial approach if it were an option. The radial approach is a bit more technically challenging ...

Reaching the Heart Through the Wrist

... a new study finds. The approach, using the radial artery in the wrist, is not widely practiced in ... in the groin were twice as common as for the radial approach, with 1.83 percent of persons having the ... bleeding, compared to 0.79 percent with the radial approach. The angioplasty success rate was as ...

Identification of dopamine 'mother cells' could lead to future Parkinson's treatments

... are formed by precursor cells identified as radial glia-like cells by the scientists because of their similarity to radial glia cells which are already known to build other ... lead to new therapies which would use these radial glia-like cells derived from patients own stem ...

Key factor in brain development revealed, offers insight into disorder

... These immature cells, produced from so-called radial glial progenitor cells which in turn evolve from ... in cell division and proliferation processes in radial glial progenitor cells. However, scientists have ... though not essential, for cell division in the radial glial progenitor cells. Lis 1, they showed, ...

Court of Appeals Reverses Lower Court Decision in Favor of TriMed, Inc. Patent Infringement Case

... ('839 patent), which protects the company's radial Pin Plate and the Ulnar Pin Plate used for the ... Following the growing popularity of TriMed's radial and Ulnar Pin Plates, Stryker introduced its radial and Ulnar Column Plates in 2003. In 2007, ...

SBi Launches rHead(TM) Lateral Radial Head Implant and rHead(TM) Plating Systems to Expand its Elbow Management System

... today the launch of the rHead(TM) Lateral radial Head Implant System. To further augment its Elbow ... The rHead Lateral Implant is a side-loading radial head prosthesis that allows for a minimally invasive approach and exposure in radial head replacement surgery. The head and stem of ...

MRI scans can predict effects of MS flare-ups on optic nerve

... debris is cleared away, and this value and another characteristic known as radial diffusivity then start to increase." In acute patients, the initial ... later. In patients with a history of optic neuritis, the increase in radial diffusivity was a good predictor of lower scores on several tests of ...

Endoscopic ultrasound highly accurate in evaluating ambiguous radiographic findings of the pancreas

... common bile duct). An EUS examination was initially performed by using a radial echoendoscope. Whenever a suspicious "mass" was identified on radial EUS, an FNA was performed using a linear echoendoscope. Fine needle ...

Kavli Prize awarded to Pasko Rakic, pioneering Yale neuroscientist

... career, Rakic discovered that previously enigmatic support cells, known as radial glia, serve as guides for the migration of cortical neurons in the ... organization of the multi-layered structure of the cerebral cortex. His radial unit hypothesis set the stage for our current view of the evolutionary ...

State Report Ranks LIJ as New York's Best Hospital for Angioplasty Survival

... in the state to perform a majority of angioplasty procedures using the radial approach, a technique in which the procedure is performed through the patient's wrist instead of the groin. The radial approach has been shown to reduce bleeding complications and allows for ...

Scientists from Europe, Israel and the US develop robotic rats to aid in rescue missions

... each encoding a different dimension the horizontal, the vertical, and the radial (distance from the whisker base). The horizontal plane, for instance, is ... whiskers, which are arranged grid-like on either side of the snout. The radial plane, on the other hand, is encoded in the number of times the neurons ...

Gene signature spells poor outcome

... type, which grows along the uppermost surface of the skin, called radial growth phase. Four of the cell lines are typical of so-called vertical ... vertical growth phase cell lines had gene expression patterns similar to radial growth cancers, indicating that these cells were less aggressive, ...

New Custom Hybrid Planetary Gearbox Series from NMB

... Round mounting faces are available for hard to fit applications. Designed using a dual ball bearing output shaft, they can withstand elevated radial and axial loads without compromising the gearing integrity.     Custom mounting options include round faces in sizes from ...

Appeal Proceedings on European VisionBlue Patent Stayed; Patent Remains in Force

... cataract surgery. VisionBlue facilitates the visualization of the anterior lens capsule and may prevent an incomplete removal of the anterior lens, radial capsule tears and associated complications. VisionBlue was introduced in 1999 and is still growing in popularity among cataract surgeons. ...

NDC Completes Acquisition of Phase One Medical(R) Anchoring Technology

... surgery and interventional radiology community. Traditional anchoring technologies include, for example, barbs or hooks in vena cava filters, radial outward forces in endovascular stents, and pinching in atrial septal defect closure devices. Each of these technologies requires significant ...

MRI shows new types of injuries in young gymnasts

... them for the future," Dr. Dwek said. The radius is the bone in the forearm that takes the most stress during gymnastics. Due to damage to the radial growth plates, the bone does not grow in proportion to the rest of the skeleton and may be deformed. Consequently, it is not unusual for gymnasts to ...

MRI Shows New Types of Injuries in Young Gymnasts

... ruining them for the future," Dr. Dwek said. The radius is the bone in the forearm that takes the most stress during gymnastics. Due to damage to the radial growth plates, the bone does not grow in proportion to the rest of the skeleton and may be deformed. Consequently, it is not unusual for gymnasts to ...

Olympic Sailing Hopeful Backs Hospital Ship Charity

... the fourth year running in such challenging conditions gives me great confidence going in to the Olympics." Racing for the Laser and Laser radial classes gets underway on Tuesday 12 August. "We are thrilled that Paul has committed to supporting our effort to bring hope and healing to ...

Innovative Self Locking Threaded Fasteners Provide New Electrical Design Options

... tension is created in the male fastener. The crests of the standard male thread form are then drawn tightly against the wedge ramp, eliminating radial clearances and creating a continuous spiral line contact along the entire length of the thread engagement. This continuous line contact spreads the ...

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

... the new HEARTSTRING III system makes it easier for the cardiac surgeon to perform a clampless proximal anastomosis for either saphenous vein or radial artery conduits." The HEARTSTRING III system features an improved seal loader and delivery device for fast, easy placement. Once deployed, it ...

World's Lightest, Rigid, Folding Frame Wheelchair now in Production

... Ultralight Wheelchair: Caster Bearings: Features a combination roller/needle bearing rated for 6,000 pounds axial (up and down) load and 2,000 radial (front to back and side to side load). Most other wheelchairs currently use a single ball bearing race rated at 350 pounds radially, and not designed ...

UVA researchers find important clue to immune infertility

... what molecules assist the immune system in attacking sperm. In the July 2007 issue of Gene, UVa researchers reported finding a new human protein, radial spoke protein 44 (RSP44). Exposure to RSP44 caused infertile men to produce antisperm antibodies (ASA) in their serum. Weve spent several years ...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

... "We show that not only the centrosome, but the Golgi also makes microtubules," Kaverina said. "And unlike centrosomal microtubules, which are radial and symmetric, these microtubules are directional." They found that microtubules originating at the Golgi are directed toward the cell "front," ...

Missing Molecule Has Important Role in a Developmental Brain Abnormality

... migrate to their increasingly distant final destination in the outer cortex. To do this, migrating neurons must climb along transient scaffold of radial glial fibers that span the developing cortex. “Upon reaching their final destination, neurons stop migrating and establish specific connections ...

A New System Developed For Studying The Condition Of The Human Arterial System

... 12 adults between 40 and 59 and 20 elderly people between 70 and 81. This was undertaken with a capacitive sensor to measure variation waves of the radial arterial diameter, from which data diffuse inferences were drawn that enabled obtaining the biological age of the arterial system of the patient, not ...

Terahertz Imaging Promises To Revolutionize Breast Cancer Treatments

... 14 invasive ductal carcinomas, three mixed invasive ductal and lobular carcinomas, two cases of pure ductal carcinoma in situ and one dense radial scar. In breast cancer excision surgery, the aim is to remove the entire tumor with an adequate margin of normal tissue, while minimizing the ...

Cancer Treatment To Become Less Expensive

... Ganga Ram Hospital, which will adopt these technologies in the near future. The conference would also showcase endosonography-scopes and linear and radial endoscopes. While the former will perform ultrasound tests and endoscope tests through one machine, the latter would help in diagnosis and biopsy. ...
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