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ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... products, consisting of mechanical valves, tissue valves and repair products, was up 21.9% on a ... Product Highlights Mechanical Heart valves Mechanical valve revenue was $11.9 ... the quarter. Tissue Heart valves Tissue valve revenue during the second ...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... distribution of CryoValve((R)) SG pulmonary heart valves increased to $1.5 million for the second quarter ... the distribution of CryoValve SG pulmonary heart valves increased to $2.7 million for the first six ... affecting BioGlue, CryoValve SG pulmonary heart valves and other SynerGraft processed tissues and ...

Tyco International Reports Second Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.55 Per Share; Impact of Special Items Results in Loss From Continuing Operations of $5.40 Per Share

... rates with organic revenue growth of 5%. The valves business grew 14% organically, which was ... 120 basis points to 15.2% driven primarily by the valves and Thermal Controls businesses. Backlog of $1.7 ... protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ValveXchange's Pioneering Heart Valve Technology for Unique Long-term Management and Future Replacement Advantages

... on its recent analysis of the prosthetic heart valves market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ... between traditional mechanical and tissue heart valves while providing maximal patient benefits. ... all valve replacements are for aortic or mitral valves and require major surgery, which in some cases is ...

Heart Valves Fashioned From Stem Cells in Umbilical Cord Blood

... umbilical cord may help doctors fashion new heart valves for children born with heart valve defects. The tissue-engineered valves would have the advantage of growing with the ... of tissue outside of cells. The engineered valves had almost 78 percent as much collagen as human ...

Banned Obesity Drug Tied to Heart Risks Long After Use

... suppressant fenfluramine may damage cardiac valves years later FRIDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay ... more than a decade earlier but had damaged heart valves up to seven years later. "Valve problems were ... and associated with duration of drug use in all valves assessed," research leader Charles Dahl, from the ...

Patients receive heart valve replacements without surgery using high-tech device

... feasibility study of minimally-invasive pulmonic valves and successfully implanted the first three ... lives, either to replace their 'native' diseased valves or, as they age, their bioprosthetic replacement ... valve that was implanted. We can replace heart valves in high-risk patients with severe pulmonary ...

Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share

... in foreign currency rates with an organic revenue decline of 5%. The valves business grew 2% organically, which was offset by a 13% organic revenue ... and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco had 2008 revenue of more ...

Pulmonx Announces New President and CEO Michael A. Baker to Lead Interventional Pulmonology Company

... of Emphasys Medical, which added Emphasys' Zephyr family of endobronchial valves for ELVR to the company's proprietary portfolio of diagnostic and therapeutic products. The Zephyr endobronchial valves are already CE marked and commercially available in many countries around ...

Get Sexy Summer Legs From Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute (laserandveinclinic.com) Courtesy of Your Health Insurance

... constant pain, discomfort and blood clotting risks due to the faulty valves that cause their leg veins to bulge and twist. A number of life ... varicose veins. Varicosity might improve after giving birth, but the valves in the vein walls are likely permanently weakened. Since there are no over ...

Varicose Veins Pose Scary Health Risk; Sufferers Find Solace With Insurance-Covered Treatment at Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute

... person's health. The bulging, twisting veins become deformed due to faulty valves in the large leg veins. Since the valves are not strong enough to keep the blood flowing against gravity back to ...

Los Angeles Area Non-Profit OneLegacy Grows Into World's Largest Tissue Recovery Organization

... recovered corneas from 1,116; bone from 1,243; skin from 1,237; heart valves from 361; and veins from 226. The astonishing growth of OneLegacy's ... for healing burns; bone for fractures and to prevent amputation; heart valves to repair genetic defects; tendons for reconstructive knee surgeries; and ...

Brooks Instrument Acquires Flow Products Supplier Key Instruments

... meters, glass tube flow meters, electronic flow meters, and flow control valves for medical, industrial, water, chemical, and laboratory applications. ... meters, glass tube flow meters, electronic flow meters, and flow control valves for medical, industrial, water, chemical, and laboratory applications. ...

Amped Up Piezos Are On The Move - Driving Piezos with an Affordable High Voltage Piezo Amplifier QPA200

... They can be used to acoustically cancel noise, or to replace solenoid valves in controlling the flow of fluids or gases. Piezos can be driven to move ... sensors; resonant structural health monitoring; and efficient piezo valves for space and medical applications. If you'd like more information ...

ATS Medical Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Results

... heart valve therapy products, consisting of mechanical valves, tissue valves and repair products, was up 26% on a year-over-year basis to $13.0 ... Recent and Upcoming Product Highlights Tissue Heart valves During the fourth quarter of 2008 the Company received ...

ATS Medical Announces Third Quarter Results

... heart valve therapy products, consisting of mechanical valves, tissue valves and repair products, was up 39.1% on a year-over-year basis to $11.8 ... Revenue from products and services other than the Company's mechanical valves represented 34% of total revenue during the third quarter of 2008 compared ...

Minimally Invasive Treatment Improves Male Fertility

... to the heart via a network of tiny veins that have a series of one-way valves to prevent the blood from flowing backward to the testicles. If the valves that regulate the blood flow from these veins become defective, blood does ...

Minimally invasive treatment improves male fertility

... to the heart via a network of tiny veins that have a series of one-way valves to prevent the blood from flowing backward to the testicles. If the valves that regulate the blood flow from these veins become defective, blood does ...

Weill Cornell science briefs May 2008

... II EVEREST clinical trial with the aim of treating malfunctioning heart valves in the elderly. Many elderly people are too old, too weak, or too ... proportion of high-risk/inoperable patients will also increase. The heart valves are trap doors that control blood flow between the chambers of the heart. ...

Revolution in understanding of ion channel regulation

... and valves, in the same way that computers and cars are, but lifes valves are proteins that open and close, providing gates for pathways for ions to ... as type 2 diabetes involve malfunctions of ion channels. When the valves in a car or in plumbing get stuck, the car can stop or the sink can ...

Biotechnology Builds a New Heart

... is not new, Taylor said. It is being used to create many of the heart valves that are implanted in current operations, she said. However, heart valves are relatively small. "We have done it on the scale of a pig heart, ...

New Custom Hybrid Planetary Gearbox Series from NMB

... today a complete series of highly customizable hybrid planetary gearboxes. These are specially design for the medical industry, as well as for pumps, valves and material handling equipment. The new GN and GR series of hybrid planetary gearboxes is designed for smooth, low speed operation and high ...

American Pacific to Release Financial Results and Hold Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Investor Teleconference

... 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 LLC Recognized for Voluntarily Reducing Pollution

... 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 ...

Tyco to Report Third Quarter Results July 30, 2009

... in more than 60 countries. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco had 2008 revenue of more than $20 billion and has more than 110,000 employees worldwide. More ...

ATS Medical Announces FDA Clearance and First Implant of New ATS Simulus Semi-Rigid Annuloplasty Band

... allowing for a more physiologic valve repair. This unique characteristic can be particularly important in patients where both the aortic and mitral valves are being treated. Dr. Robert F. Hebeler, Jr., who performed the first implant of the ATS Simulus Semi-Rigid Band at Heart Hospital Baylor in ...

New PICC Mimics Nature

... allergic to heparin, which can cause heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Some PICC manufacturers have addressed the thrombus problem by affixing valves to their catheters, which can limit placement methods and reliable blood sample withdrawal through the catheter. r4 Vascular engineers took a cue ...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the Joint Meeting of the Society for Heart Valve Disease and Heart Valve Society of America

... 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. The ATS Simulus(R) Annuloplasty ...

University of Leeds wins $18 million funding to improve the quality of our old age

... which the recipient's own cells can migrate when implanted. These are providing a long-term solution for the replacement of tissues such as heart valves and blood vessels. Four years of studies in Brazil have seen these products used successfully in patients. ...

New Heart Valve Repair System Tested for Safety

... safe, but more study is needed, researchers say TUESDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new method of repairing leaking mitral heart valves appears safe, a small study shows. In the new study, researchers tested a reversible implant called the Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral ...

First-degree relatives of patients with bicuspid aortic valve should be screened

... Bicuspid Aortic Valve (BAV), a condition in which patients' aortic valves have just two leaflets instead of the normal three, is the most common cardiac anomaly, affecting up to two percent of the general population. The ...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting

... 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. Hands-on demonstrations of all ...

Photos: Philips Expands Home Healthcare Commitment With Portable Life-Support Ventilator; Offers Ease of Use, Portability and Versatility for Patient

... circuit and patient interface. Trilogy100 can accommodate a mask, mouthpiece or tracheostomy. The portable ventilator also can eliminate cumbersome valves and tubing by utilizing the passive circuit with Whisper Swivel II for invasive ventilation. For patient mobility, the compact design includes ...

ATS Medical Announces FDA Clearance of the ATS Simulus Adjustable Annuloplasty Band

... product developed as a result of the collaboration between ATS and Genesee Biomedical. John Wright, PhD, CEO of GBI has been involved in heart valves and valve repair therapy for more than 25 years. Dr Wright's depth of experience has contributed significantly to the enormous growth of the Simulus ...

American Pacific Postpones Fiscal 2009 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Investor Teleconference

... 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 ...

Device Offers Hope for Patients With Leaky Heart Valve

... Mitral Contour System acts like a belt to reshape an enlarged, leaky heart valve. The study found that the device safely treated leaky mitral valves even in patients with moderate-to-severe heart failure and reduced the backward flow of blood from the left ventricle to the left atrium. After ...

Tyco International Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

... in more than 60 countries. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco had 2008 revenue of more than $20 billion and has 110,000 employees worldwide. More information on ...

First Vessel Graft Grown From Kidney Patients' Own Cells

... field of tissue engineering finally delivered its promises." In the future, the same techniques could be used for engineered heart valves and cardiac tissue, Mironov believes. "But whether tissue engineering products are cost-effective is another question," he said. Dr. Ajay Singh, ...

Tyco to Report Second Quarter Results April 30, 2009

... in more than 60 countries. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco had 2008 revenue of more than $20 billion and has more than 110,000 employees worldwide. More ...

Consumer Group Releases New Study About Defective Heart Devices and Implants; Patients Arrive in DC Tomorrow

... tale of greed, cover-ups and reckless behavior by some companies that manufacturer heart devices, such as pacemakers, defibrillators, heart valves and stents," said Joanne Doroshow, Executive Director of the Center for Justice & Democracy. "Some of these devices were placed on the market ...
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