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Teens as Cardiologists in Training: Program Swaps Backpacks for Stethoscopes

Experts from Northwestern Memorial's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute open their doors to expose young women to careers in heart medicine and surgery CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Victoria Horsley is like most teenaged girls looking forward to their senior year of high school....

For Prevention of Stroke, Surveyed Cardiologists and PCPs Expect to Prescribe Xarelto to Approximately One-Third of Newly-Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Patients

However, Most Surveyed MCOs Say They Will Not Provide Reimbursement for Xarelto if its Only Advantage in Stroke Prevention is Greater Convenience, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research ...

Video: Cardiologists Recommend Lifestyle Habits for Healthy Hearts

Diet, Vitamins, Exercise Are Key WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- February may be American Heart Month, but keeping your heart healthy is a year-round proposition. Eating a nutritious diet and exercising regularly are two pillars of heart health. However, a new study shows that nearly t...

Res-Q Gains Rights To Market Orosine - a Breakthrough, Patented, Natural Heart Supplement That Cardiologists Are Calling the 'Ultimate Cardio Protection' Against Heart Attacks, Strokes and Heart Failure.

PALM, Pa., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- N3 Oceanic, Inc. announced the addition of Orosine to its heart-healthy Res-Q line of products. Orosine was developed by cardiologist Dr. Jeffrey Shapiro, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine / Cardiology at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and NYU Langon...

SCAI's Annual Fall Fellows Course Prepares New Interventional Cardiologists to Work in the Field

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The end of fall marks an exciting time for interventional cardiologists about to enter the field and begin their professional careers. Fellows from around the world will gather this week to attend the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)...

Cardiogenesis Announces Successful Educational Symposium Targeted at Cardiologists at the TCT Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Also debuts TMR'09 campaign IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP), a global leader of innovative therapies for ischemic cardiac disease and the market leader of surgical products for transmyocardial revascularizati...

Dallas Cardiologists Explore 'Next Frontier' in Vascular-Disease Treatments

DALLAS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is one of only a handful of medical centers in the United States -- and the only Texas facility -- to broadcast live interventional cases to the prestigious Vascular InterVentional Advances conference, held this week i...

Distinguished Cardiologists and Scientists Honored With 2008 International Academy of Cardiology Award

A world-renowned panel of 130 cardiologists and scientists, members of the Faculty of the International Academy of Cardiology (IAC) announced the 2008 International Academy of Cardiology Awards during the Opening Ceremony of the 14th World Congress on Heart Disease held in Toronto, ON, Canada. Re...

One-Third of U.S. Primary Care Physicians and Cardiologists Do Not Currently Prescribe Treatment to Meet HDL Cholesterol Targets as Recommended By National Guidelines

Although Two-Thirds of Surveyed Physicians Anticipate an Increase in the Number of Patients Treated for Low HDL Over the Next Two years, 19 Percent of Surveyed MCOs Will Not Add Novel HDL Drugs to Their Formularies, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., ...

Atrial fibrillation in endurance athletes still poses problems for sports cardiologists

The fulfilment which so many people increasingly derive from competitive sports and endurance training comes with a real even if rare twist. Because, while most people will enjoy the benefits and pleasures of exercise, there are a few for whom regular athletic training will increase the risk of ...
Cardiologists in Medical Technology

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

...sk for conventional surgical aortic valve replacement. With this approach, echocardiography, or heart ultrasound, is used to guide interventional cardiologists through the procedure and to assess the effects of intervention after the procedure. "Some people with severe aortic stenosis, or narrowing of t...

Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

...rbusNeich, which has provided cardiology devices to physicians through its predecessor companies since 1979, today supplies products to interventional cardiologists in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit www.orbusneich.com . Editor's Note: OrbusNeich is displaying the Genous Bio-engineered ...

Boston Scientific Launches Third-Generation Platinum Chromium Drug-Eluting Stent

...ent Stent(1). All three versions of the Element Stent are built on the advanced platinum chromium platform and are designed to provide interventional cardiologists improved performance in treating patients with complex coronary artery disease. The Company is anticipating CE Mark approval for both the TAXUS Eleme...

PLC Medical Systems to Demonstrate RenalGuard(R) at EuroPCR 2009

...lGuard(R) will be included as part of a live case transmission from Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain during the meeting. The interventional cardiologists involved in the case plan to demonstrate how RenalGuard is used to help prevent Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (CIN) in a patient with impaired renal fu...

Cardium Announces Completion of Patient Recruitment in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Excellarate(TM) for the Potential Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

... Cardium's Generx product candidate (alferminogene tadenovec, Ad5FGF-4) is a DNA-based growth factor therapeutic designed for use by interventional cardiologists as a potential one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions suc...

InspireMD Announces the Enrollment of the 1st Patient in the MGuard iMOS Registry, the Registry Will Enroll 1000 Patients

...s. MGuard(TM) is CE Mark approved. The MGuard(TM) Coronary's innovative concept has enjoyed an enthusiastic welcome from leading interventional cardiologists around the world. About InspireMD InspireMD Ltd. is an innovative medical device company focusing on the development and commercializati...

NewCardio Leadership to Present Two Abstracts at ISCE Conference

...e to the reliance on the two-dimensional methodology, NewCardio's proprietary technology matches the most rigorous manual readings from highly trained cardiologists in a fully automated manner. The ISCE Conference is an excellent opportunity to discuss our novel technology with recognized industry leaders in atte...

Cardium Reports on Applicability of Corgentin to Stem Cell Therapies: Independent Studies Indicate that Ad5IGF-1 Potentiates Stem Cells to Improve Cardiac Function After Heart Attack

...R) product candidate (alferminogene tadenovec, Ad5FGF-4) is a DNA-based growth factor therapeutic designed for potential application by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recur...

Abbott Advances Its Revolutionary Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent With Initiation of Next Phase of Clinical Trial

...infarction) or cardiac death. "Based on the strong clinical outcomes from the first stage of Abbott's bioabsorbable device trial, interventional cardiologists have been eager to enroll their patients into the second stage of the trial," said John Ormiston, M.D., medical director at Mercy Hospital in Auckland...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

...'s Generx product candidate (alferminogene tadenovec, Ad5FGF-4) is a DNA-based growth factor therapeutic developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recur...
Cardiologists in Medical Products

Siemens Webcast: Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CVCT): A Cardiologists Perspective

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Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

AcerMed EMR Cardiology Edition

Description:... AcerMed's Cardiology specific EMR / PM system is serving the needs of cardiologists nationwide enabling more effective patient care decisions. AcerMed's system provides cardiologists and other staff clinicians with critical information on a real time basis a...
Company:AcerMed, Inc.

Infinix EP-i Series

Description:... To help cardiologists meet the increasing demand for interventional EP procedures, Toshiba introduces the high performance Infinix EP-i family of positioners. Infinix...
Company:Toshiba Medical Systems

Infinix CS-i FPD

Description:... The Infinix CS-i delivers on the promise of Flat Panel Detector technology by empowering cardiologists with outstanding image quality, at lower doses, to deliver distortion free imaging of small devices and structures. The new C-panel FPD features indus...
Company:Toshiba Medical Systems

Oxicom 3000

Description:... Waters' Oxicom whole blood oximeters provide cardiologists with critical information on the oxygen saturation of a patient's blood. The Oxicom series is quick, accurate, and reliable, with over a half-million ...
Company:Waters Medical Systems

ACOM.PC

Description:... ACOM.PC turns every standard PC into a full-scale diagnostic tool. Cardiac surgeons, internists, and cardiologists can use their computer to gain fast and easy access to image data thanks to international standards such as the DICOM 3 format and the compatible stor...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

AXIOM Sensis

Description:... Efficient operation in the cath lab has increasingly become the focus of the daily clinical routine as cardiologists balance demands for higher quality of care and lower costs. With AXIOM Sensis, Siemens introduced a completely new recording system that helps to mast...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Heartline™ - Transtelephonic ECG System

Description:... Aerotels Heartline™ system is winning the hearts of cardiologists and cardiac patients around the world. "Remaining calm are the operative words for Heartline™. Patients conduct normal, mobile lives. At the sam...
Company:Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd.

PICOMEnterprise -Brokerless Multi-Department PACS

Description:...lution that captures, stores, distributes and archives images, reports and clinical data generated from any DICOM and many non-DICOM devices and gives cardiologists a single point of entry to assess their patients' conditions....
Company:ScImage

TandemHeart PTVA (Percutaneous Transseptal Ventricular Assist) System

Description:...taneous Transseptal Ventricular Assist) System is a unique proprietary solution for the hemodynamic needs of patients for circulatory support by both cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons. These specialists have historically used intra-aortic balloon pumps to provide some coronary artery perfusion, but the IABP pro...
Company:CardiacAssist, Inc.
Cardiologists in Medical Dictionary

Vascular spasm

...sudden, brief tightening of a blood vessel. ... Related Articles. Vascular spasm . Explore Health Topics A-Z. Must Reads ... Even though many cardiologists ignore it, vascular spasm happens. ... Top row shows vascular spasm with microvascular filling defects. ... Vascular spasm is a poorly...

Patent foramen ovale

...s of this heart condition. ... travels through the foramen ovale and into the left ... PFO - Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologists and surgeons treat adult patients with patent foramen ovale Patent foramen ovale - diagnosis or ... they have a condition called pa...

Coronary artery bypass surgery

...is, symptoms, treatment, recovery, and related issues. Cardiac Bypass Surgery - Cleveland Clinic Heart Center is a top heart hospital with cardiologists and surgeons trained to recognize the symptoms and treat coronary ... Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a type of surgery called...

Congestive Heart Failure

...... Congestive Heart Failure causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and results ... Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a term used by cardiologists to describe a ... Causes of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Signs and Symptoms of CHF. Making the Diagnosis of CHF ... Congestive heart ...

Congenital Heart Disease

...Heart Disease . Read all patient stories. ... Congenital heart disease can cause problems in children immediately after they ... Pediatric cardiologists take care of congenital heart disease . ... Prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart disease ... Congenital heart disease may or ...

Cardiac care

... Arizona Cardiologists, Cottonwood Cardiology Clinics, Cardiology Doctors, Cardiologist Arizona, Cardiac Care , Cottonwood Cardiologists, cardiologists AZ, Cardiac Care is pleased to announce that Dr.Sateesh Kesari, MD has joined our medical staff. ... Cardiac Care Associates is now offeri...

Angiography

...t A Person Experiences, What to Expect During an Angiography Examination ... Angiography is the x-ray study of the blood vessels. ... Some cardiologists prefer to use a compbination of CT and x-ray angiography to study the heart. ... Angiography is an x-ray technique that lets doctors measu...
Cardiologists in Biological News

University of Pittsburgh cardiologists identify new cardiac arrest gene

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31 Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified a new gene responsible for a rare, inherited form of sudden cardiac arrest, known as Brugada syndrome. With the identification of this new gene, the researchers hope this will shed light on the more...

Comprehensive cardiogenetic testing for families of sudden unexplained death victims can save lives

...f young sudden death victims are often referred to cardiologists for cardiological examination. We believe relative...ogenetics departments, where clinical geneticists, cardiologists and psychosocial workers cooperate. These professi...an provide a better quality of care. Additionally, cardiologists should receive more education in inherited heart d...

Why 'lazy Susan' has a weak heart

...e genes of zebrafish and humans are identical Can these research results be transferred from zebrafish to humans? In the next step, the Heidelberg cardiologists plan to search for the same mutation in patients' genes. Since approximately 70 percent of human genes are identical with those of zebrafish, the rese...

Statin therapy ineffective in breast cancer prevention

...esearch. Statins, sold under brand names like Lipitor and Zocor, are primarily given to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease, and prominent cardiologists almost universally agree that their use has changed the landscape. The use of these drugs in cancer prevention has been more controversial. Result...

Mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and cancer give clues to new therapies

... but also had practical considerations for immediate treatment now. "Many patients who receive chemotherapies develop heart failure symptoms, and the cardiologists have to interact with the oncology (cancer) specialists to make complex therapeutic decisions," said Trivella. So there is already interaction between...

Research uncovers new steps on pathway to enlarged heart

...e the Myocyte Enhancer Factor (MEF) proteins. This alters gene expression in heart muscle cells and induces an adverse developmental paradigm known to cardiologists as the "fetal gene response". "Previous research has shown that the signaling pathways leading to MEF2 are altered during pathological cardiac hype...

Protecting those who heal

...rocedure can cause extensive radiation exposure to cardiologists that could lead to cataracts, alongside other long...a major international initiative aimed at training cardiologists and other medical professionals in radiation prote...anizing a study to test the eyes of interventional cardiologists participating in a regional medical conference. Th...

Latest advances in interventional cardiology for congenital heart disease presented

...ty who provide demonstration, live operations and present the latest breakthroughs in their field. The symposium attracts more than 800 interventional cardiologists from more than 60 countries. Hijazi is a pioneer in the non surgical repair of congenital heart defects. In addition to being widely published in h...

EHRA-AFNET summit on AF

... Seeking to set the agenda for urgent research in the field of Atrial Fibrillation, cardiologists from Europe and beyond will meet on 26 October 2008, at the European Heart House, headquarters of the European Society of Cardiology 1 . Atrial Fib...

Findings released from 1 of the largest percutaneous coronary intervention trials ever

...rial since the introduction of balloon angioplasty to show improved survival, we expect HORIZONS-AMI to have an immediate impact on which drug therapy cardiologists choose for their patients with heart attack. HORIZONS-AMI is the largest study ever to focus on the appropriate use of anticoagulant medications i...
Cardiologists in Biological Technology

MGuard(TM), InspireMD's Novel Coronary Stent System, was Celebrated by World Leading Interventional Cardiologists at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) in Washington DC, USA, October 12-17 2008

TEL AVIV, Israel, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, developers of the novel MGuard(TM) coronary stent system, announced today that MGuard(TM) was successfully implanted in a complex lesion in a live case at the TCT '08. The procedure was performed by Dr. Dariusz Dudek and was broadcast fr...

Interventional Cardiologists Nico Pijls, Bernard De Bruyne to Discuss Benefits of Measuring Coronary Pressure in Improving Multivessel PCI at ESC Congress 2007

EBAC-Accredited Workshop Set for Sept. 3 UPPSALA, Sweden and WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Nico Pijls, M.D., Ph.D., and Bernard de Bruyne, M.D., Ph.D., will present the benefits of measuring coronary pressure, or Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR), in improving the outc...

Investigational Urine NGAL Biomarker Shows Promise to Monitor Cyclosporine Toxicity in Cardiac Transplant Patients

...ears in urine just two-to-four hours following acute kidney injury (AKI), up to 46 hours sooner than current test methods. "Nephrologists and cardiologists are excited about the potential of Urine NGAL to detect the potential for kidney failure following cardio-thoracic surgeries," said Sudarshan Hebbar, ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces FDA approval of TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Long Stent

...uced myocardial infarction when compared to the TAXUS(R) Express(R) Stent, making the TAXUS Liberte Long Stent an attractive option for interventional cardiologists faced with long, challenging lesions." The TAXUS ATLAS Long Lesion Trial reported a significant 79 percent reduction in the rate of nine-month myoca...

InspireMD Announce the Completion of Enrollment for the MAGICAL Trial (MGuard(TM) in Acute Myocardial Infarction) at EuroPCR '09. Results Will be Presented May 21st by Dr. Dariusz Dudek at the InspireMD Cocktail Reception Debate Chaired by Prof. Martin Le

...s. MGuard(TM) is CE Mark approved. The MGuard(TM) Coronary's innovative concept has enjoyed an enthusiastic welcome from leading interventional cardiologists around the world. About InspireMD InspireMD Ltd. is an innovative medical device company focusing on the development and commercializati...

Angiotech's corporate partner, Boston Scientific, announces launch of third-generation TAXUS(R) Element(TM) Stent

...luting stent (DES) technology. The TAXUS Element Stent is built on the advanced platinum chromium platform and is designed to provide interventional cardiologists improved performance in treating patients with complex coronary artery disease. Boston Scientific has reported that it anticipates CE Mark approval fo...

First Use in Coronary Patients of a Combined Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Ultrasound Imaging Catheter

...d other substances are contained in a plaque. The identification of the chemical composition of coronary plaques is expected to be of initial value to cardiologists in efforts to improve the safety of stenting procedures, and selection of intensity of lipid altering therapy. The longer-term goal of identification...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Launch of Syntax Score Website

...ore to each patient. Higher SYNTAX Scores indicate patients with more complex disease and increased treatment challenges. The new website allows cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to calculate a patient's SYNTAX Score and create a description of anatomical complexity of the coronary vasculature that can be u...

Cardium Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Review Recent Developments and Future Plans for the Excellarate(TM) Clinical Development Program

... Cardium's Generx product candidate (alferminogene tadenovec, Ad5FGF-4) is a DNA-based growth factor therapeutic designed for use by interventional cardiologists as a potential one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions suc...

New Website Connects Physicians to Solve Challenging Cases and Share Experiences

...CardioVascularCS.org ) provides an interactive platform for interventional cardiologists and their colleagues to share knowledge, experience and perspective on chal...0-member professional organization representing invasive and interventional cardiologists in more than 60 nations. SCAI's mission is to promote excellence in invasiv...
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