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Clinical Data & Innovation Will Shift PCI and CABG Procedures in Europe

...will expand the eligible patient population to include higher-risk subgroups, which until recently have been untreated by PCI. In 2008, results of the cardia trial identified similar rates of myocardial infarction, stroke, or death at 12 months in diabetic patients who received either PCI or CABG surgery. I...

Mardil Inc. Appoints Medical Device Veteran Daniel A. Pelak to Its Board of Directors

...iac devices, and we look forward to adding someone with Dan's background to our board." The Mardil device, called BACE (basal annuloplasty of the cardia externally), began first-in-human testing in India last month, and clinical trials will expand internationally in the third quarter of 2009. The BACE ...

Smoking, Drinking Raise Risks of Esophagus, Stomach Cancer

...mous cell carcinoma (ESCC), which resembles head and neck cancer; esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), typically found in the lower esophagus; and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma (GCA), a cancer that occurs in the area of the upper stomach where it joins the esophagus. After 16 years, there had been 120 ESCC c...

How to treat gastroesophageal adenocarcinom patients?

...tinct entities (i.e., esophageal and stomach) and use different treatment strategies and chemotherapeutic agents for each, while patients with gastric cardia adenocarcinoma are treated with a mixture of agents employed for the other two anatomic sites. The study concludes that improvements in community-base...

CARDIA Studies Open Window on Heart, Lung Diseases

...e U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's cardia (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults)...participants were healthy 18- to 30-year-olds when cardia was launched in 1985 and 1986. cardia was designed to look for cardiovascular trouble an...

Studies provide insights into lung disease and lung function in young adults

...rom the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutes cardia (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults)...ncreased risk of asthma in women, according to one cardia study being presented at 8:15 a.m. Although a..., researchers divided 2,890 men and women from the cardia study into thirds according to the amount of adipo...

Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use

...s population, suggest that this addictive habit may be long lasting, even when alternative coping behaviors are adopted. Source of the data was the cardia study, a prospective study of cardiovascular risk among young adults. 3,330 persons aged 1830 years examined at baseline (1985-1986) and re-examined a...

Animal Fat increases risk Of stomach cancer

...n meat, cheese and whole milk may be at increased risk of developing cancer of the esophagus and the stomach.The rates of two types of cancer--gastric cardia and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus//--have risen rapidly over the past 30 years. To investigate potential links between these and two other types of ...

Animal Fat Enhances Risk Of Stomach

... meat, cheese and whole milk may be at increased risk of developing cancer of the esophagus and the stomach. The rates of two types of cancer--gastric cardia and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus--have risen rapidly over the past 30 years. To investigate potential links between these and two other types of st...

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CARDIA in Medical Technology

SCAI: CARDia Data Find Diabetic Patients With Complex Heart Disease Can Safely Choose PCI

At One Year, Angioplasty and Stenting Matches Bypass Surgery for Safety and Effectiveness in Patients with Complex Medical Condition WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with both diabetes and advanced blockages in at least three heart vessels will find good news in new findings a...

Mardil Inc. Advances Its Novel Cardiac Device to First-In-Human Trials for Mitral Valve Regurgitation

...n to 10 percent, a statistic that Mardil founders hope to reduce with their device. The Mardil device, called BACE(TM) (Basal Annuloplasty of the cardia Externally), was pioneered by cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Jai Raman in his efforts to develop a minimally invasive approach to treating mitral regurgit...

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