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Most neuropsychological tests don't tell Alzheimer's disease from vascular dementia

WASHINGTON Most of the cognitive tests that have been used to decide whether someone has Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia have not been very helpful when used alone. A new report published by the American Psychological Association concluded that when older people are confused and forgetfu...

Center receives grant renewal for hypertension and vascular disease studies

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. The Hypertension and Vascular Research Center at Wake Forest University School of Medicine has received renewal of a multi-million dollar grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to continue the development of new approaches ...

Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York and Mentice, Inc. Announce the Successful Completion of Their 1st Trans-septal Cardiac Catheterization Training Course: A Comprehensive Hands-On Tutorial with Certification on June 12th and 13th 2009 in

NEW YORK and Evanston, Ill., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York (Lenox Hill) and Mentice, Inc. (Mentice) partnered to coordinate the 1st trans-septal specific training course which incorporated high fidelity endovascular simulation utilizing the Mentice VIS...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Awarded Broad New U.S. Patent for Vascular Imaging Applications of Its PS-Targeting Platform

-- New Claims Cover Use of Phosphatidylserine-Targeting Antibodies to Image Solid Tumors and Other Malignancies -- -- Supported by Published Data Showing Utility of PS-Targeting Antibodies for the Molecular Imaging of Cancer -- TUSTIN, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pereg...

Nationally Acclaimed Cardiologist Joins Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute as Executive Medical Director

Hoag Hospital announced today the addition of Robert Tancredi, M.D., F.A.C.C. (Fellow of the American College of Cardiology) as its executive medical director of the Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute (HHVI). Newport Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) June 22, 2009 -- Hoag Hospital...

Heart Damage After Vascular Surgery Raises Death Risks

Screening is urged because many people have no symptoms, researchers say FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer heart damage after vascular surgery face a higher risk of dying within the next few years, even if they show no symptoms of heart problems, a new study has fo...

CPC Files Patent for Synthetic Sealant for the MedClose(TM) Vascular Closure System (VCS)

LAS VEGAS, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPC of America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CPCF.OB), announced today the filing of its first patent of a synthetic sealant for specific application to the MedClose(TM) VCS. CPC is focused on the development and testing of the MedClose(TM) VCS, which is a...

Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates Offers Alternative to Hysterectomy for Uterine Fibroids

National OB-GYN Group States Uterine Artery Embolization 'Safe and Effective' for Appropriately Selected Patients FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Women with painful uterine fibroids are more likely to opt for a minimally invasive procedure over hysterectomy in the months ahead. ...

Migraines in Pregnancy Boost Vascular Risks

Headaches should be seen as indicator of other problems, expert says TUESDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have migraines during pregnancy are 15 times more likely than other women to suffer a stroke, twice as likely to have heart disease and three times more likely to have ...

M2S, Inc. Makes Contribution to American Vascular Association

M2S, Inc., a global provider of image management services for endovascular imaging and medical device clinical trials, announced that it has made a contribution to the Open the Pathway campaign of the American Vascular Association (AVA). Open the Pathway is an initiative that was established to i...

Amyloid Beta Level in Serum Predicts Risk for Vascular Disease in First-Degree Relatives of Alzheimer's Patients

People with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, who have high levels of amyloid beta (A) in the serum, are at increased risk for vascular disease. Manhasset, NY (Vocus) February 6, 2009 -- People with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, who have hi...

Neovasc Announces Agreement With LeMaitre Vascular for Exclusive Distribution Rights to its Biological Vascular Strips

--Vascular Device Leader LeMaitre Vascular to Distribute Neovasc's Biological Vascular Strips in the U.S. and Europe, With Option to Purchase the Product Line-- VANCOUVER, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC), a new specialty vascular device company, today a...

Lifeline Vascular Access Treats a Quarter Million Patients

This Milestone Signifies The Company's Commitment to Healthy and Successful Vascular Access for Kidney Patients VERNON HILLS, Ill., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifeline Vascular Access(SM), the nation's leading provider of vascular access management services, announced today that its network of m...

Researcher to provide new insight for treating vascular disease

COLUMBIA, Mo. The blood circulates through the body in an intricate process that researchers are only beginning to understand. Now, University of Missouri researcher Steven Segal has received the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's prestigious Method to Extend Research in Time ...

New Vascular Access Medical Devices Launched by Navilyst Medical

Navilyst Medical, the manufacturer and global marketer of vascular access and fluid management medical devices, has launched new products just four weeks after the company's introduction of its new corporate brand following the previously announced divestiture from Boston Scientific. They are: 1...

Navilyst Medical Announces Global Debut Today : Former Boston Scientific Business Units Combine to Lead Fluid Management and Vascular Access Markets

Navilyst Medical, formerly Boston Scientific’s Fluid Management and Vascular Access businesses, today announced its new company name following the February 2008 acquisition by Avista Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth-oriented healthcare, energy and media companies. ...

The Foundation for Accelerated Vascular Research Grants $150,000 Wylie Scholar Award for Blood Vessel Research

Vascular Surgeon-Scientist Ulka Sachdev, M.D., Named 2008 Wylie Scholar SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Accelerated Vascular Research (FAVR) today announced vascular surgeon-scientist Ulka Sachdev, M.D., of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, has...

Study in Circulation provides detail on how low blood flow promotes vascular disease

Researchers have found the first direct proof that a key protein drives the clogging of arteries in two ways, and that lowering levels of it opens them up, according to study results published in the June edition of the journal Circulation . The work establishes cyclophilin A as an exciting targe...

Complex changes in the brain's vascular system occur after menopause

COLUMBIA, Mo. Many women experience menopausal changes in their body including hot flashes, moodiness and fatigue, but the changes they don't notice can be more dangerous. In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri have discovered significant changes in the brain's vascular system ...

Applying Parallel Pressure Improves Vascular Grafting

Finding could speed new tissue-engineered stem cell bypass procedures, study says SUNDAY, June 8 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a little shear stress along a vascular bypass graft during the procedure may help hold it together better in the long run, according to a new study. Researche...

AGA Medical Corporation Receives CE Mark Approval for the AMPLATZER(R) Vascular Plug III

MINNEAPOLIS, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Corporation ("AGA") announced today it received CE mark approval to market the AMPLATZER(R) Vascular Plug III ("AVP III"). AGA also announced the immediate availability and launch of the device in the European Union. The AVP III further expands t...

Several Therapies Show Promise for Vascular Depression

Found in patients over 60, condition associated with loss of blood supply to the brain WEDNESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- New treatments for a type of depression in the elderly related to blood vessels -- called vascular depression -- are under development, and researchers have disc...

LeMaitre Vascular Announces Changes to Its Executive Management Team

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAT ) today announced the departure of Kevin D. Kelly, Senior Vice President, North American Sales, to pursue other business opportunities and the appointment of Robert V. Linden to Vice President, North A...

ExoSeal vascular plug gets good reviews in ECLIPSE study

CHICAGO, Ill. (April 1, 2008) A new bioabsorbable plug that seals the arterial puncture site used for threading catheters into the body during diagnostic angiography and interventional procedures significantly shortens bleeding time and enables patients to get up and walk around far sooner than w...

LeMaitre Vascular Reports Q4 2007 Revenue of $11.1 Million, a 27% Increase

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAT ), a provider of peripheral vascular devices and implants, today announced financial results for Q4 2007 and the year ended December 31, 2007. Q4 2007 revenues were $11.1 million, an increase of 27% ove...

Overweight Hispanic children shown to have vascular inflammation

February 27, 2008 Overweight Hispanic children with normal blood glucose (sugar) levels showed elevated markers for blood vessel inflammation that may predispose them to developing both type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says a new study led by researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center...

Adult stem cell application effective in treatment of peripheric vascular disease

Multipotent adult progenitor stem cells extracted from bone marrow, and known as MAPCs, have proved to be effective in the regeneration of blood vessel tissue and also in muscle tissue when treating peripheric vascular disease. This was the result of research undertaken with mouse models by two re...

DaVita Nurse Gives Keynote Speech to St. George's Hospital Vascular Access Annual Meeting in London

Janet Holland Presents Findings on Importance of Vascular Access in Dialysis Care EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Janet Holland, Director of Vascular Access Management for DaVita Inc., gave a keynote speech during the 3rd St. George's Hospita...

Jefferson vascular surgeon heads national trial for torn aorta repair

(PHILADELPHIA) Tears in the aorta which affect thousands of people each year coast to coast, may soon be treated with a much less invasive technique that could dramatically improve patients chances of survival. A national study being directed by a vascular surgeon at Thomas Jefferson Universit...

Arterial vascular disease underdiagnosed, undertreated in older US women

Though arterial vascular disease is widespread and often deadly among older American women, doctors too often fail to spot and treat it, according to a new report by a team of vascular surgeons from the Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College campuses of NewYork-Presby...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Announces the Sale of its Vascular Business

ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ) (LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the sale of its vascular business to InaVein LLC, a Boston-area investor group led by Jonathan Donaldson and Patrick Maley, longstanding members of the medical device m...

LeMaitre Vascular Launches Next-Generation Stent Graft Delivery System

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAT ) today announced the commercial launch of the TT(TM) Tortuous Tracker Delivery System, the next-generation introducer for LeMaitre Vascular's EndoFit(R) and UniFit(TM) Aortic Stent Graft product lines....

Hispanics Receive Fewer Surgeries for Vascular Disease

Socioeconomic factors, insurance status likely players in disparity, study suggests FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Compared to the general population, Hispanics in the United States have fewer vascular surgeries, less favorable outcomes for treatment of vascular disease, and often have adva...

New study questions disparities in vascular surgery among Hispanics

NEW YORK (Nov. 9, 2007) -- Hispanics in the United States receive fewer vascular surgeries than the general population and have worse outcomes in some cases, according to new research, which also finds that Hispanics often seek treatment only after developing more advanced disease. Reasons for the...

LeMaitre Vascular to Participate at Canaccord Adams Inaugural Cardiovascular Conference

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAT ), which develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, is scheduled to participate at the Canaccord Adams inaugural Cardiovascular Con...

LeMaitre Vascular Reports Q3 2007 Revenue of $10.1 Million, a 19% Increase

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAT ) (the "Company"), a provider of peripheral vascular devices and implants, today announced Q3 2007 financial results. Revenues for Q3 2007 were $10.1 million, an increase of 19% over Q3 2006. Q3 2007 re...

Boston Scientific Announces Sale of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery Businesses

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of its Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery businesses to the Getinge Group, a global provider of healthcare equipment and systems. The...

Bacchus Vascular Names Dennis Rosenberg as Vice President of Marketing

Experienced Marketing Executive Expands Senior Team of Medical Device Company SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacchus Vascular Inc., a leading provider of innovative medical devices used by interventional radiologists and vascular surgeons for the m...

Stereotaxis Highlights Live Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Cases Performed at TCT With Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System

Advanced 3D Vessel Road Mapping and Magnetic Guidewire Navigation Capabilities Demonstrated in Multiple Cases ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS) announced today the details of successful, live percutaneous coronary and peripheral cases...

LeMaitre Vascular to Participate at CIBC 18th Annual Healthcare Conference

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAT ), which develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, is scheduled to participate at the CIBC 18th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tu...
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