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Concentric Medical Announces European Release of Expanded Family of Neurovascular Retrievers for use in Stroke Patients

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc. announced today that it has obtained regulatory clearance for its Merci(R) L4 and Merci L6 Retrievers in the European Union. These new Retrievers, released in the United States in 2007, join the existing Merci Retrievers(R...

New Small Vessel Neurovascular Retrievers for Use in Stroke Patients

MOUNTAIN VIEW , Calif., Concentric Medical announces the commercial release of the Merci(R) L4 and K Mini Retrievers in the United States. These two new Retrievers are smaller than the existing Merci Retrievers on the market, and provide it's customers with two more choices in their efforts to res...

Nfocus Neuromedical Announces European Approval for Novel Guiding Catheter at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery

... in Europe to provide support and vessel access in peripheral, coronary and neurovascular interventional and diagnostic procedures. In today's advanced and complex ...venture investors, the Company is developing revolutionary systems to treat neurovascular disease, including brain aneurysms, that are simple, safe, cost-effective a...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

... 907 884 3 % 7 % neurovascular 87 92 (5)% ... 23 60 (37) neurovascular (5) 0 ... 1,802 1,818 (1)% 3 % neurovascular 174 184 (5)% ...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

...itive dynamics in this field. Additionally, the report provides market analyses for devices that treat arteriovenous, peripheral artery, coronary, and neurovascular thrombosis, including five-year forecasts, up-to-date market shares, and in-depth qualitative insights. About Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy ...

Biomerix Corporation Receives ISO 13485 Certification

..., leading to better clinical outcomes. Biomerix strives to improve patient outcomes through the development of medical devices for soft tissue repair, neurovascular embolization, spine annular repair, cardiovascular repair and women's health indications, utilizing its innovative Biomaterial. For more informa...

Nfocus Neuromedical Elects Eric P. Milledge Chairman of Board

... Milledge brings proven experience, dynamic insights and strategic focus to neurovascular interventions developer. PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ...venture investors, the Company is developing revolutionary systems to treat neurovascular disease, including brain aneurysms, that are simple, safe, cost-effective a...

IMRIS receives CE Mark approval for interventional imaging system

...oducts: IMRISNV for stroke management and advanced neurovascular interventions and IMRIScardio for cardiovascular i...system represents our first step into the realm of neurovascular and cardiovascular interventional imaging", stated...s of their patients suffering from a wide range of neurovascular and cardiovascular conditions." About CE Mark...

American Urological Association/Engineering & Urological Society 2009 -- news tips

...onal ultrasound images of the prostate and surrounding structures during the procedure. These images can potentially help surgeons avoid damage to the neurovascular bundle (NVB), a collection of blood vessels and nerves necessary for achieving erection, the researchers say. Overlying connective tissue or blood ...

Preoperative MR may assist surgeons in nerve sparing during robotic prostatectomy

...s, CA. Preoperative MR was used to evaluate 38 neurovascular bundles in 19 men who were set to undergo RALP. "Prostate MR changed the neurovascular resection plan in 20/38 neurovascular bundles," said Timothy McClure, MD, lead author of...
Neurovascular in Medical Technology

Bethesda-Based NHSi Wins $2M Grant for Blood Technology

...ar Analysis (" HVA "), is a proprietary software and data-based diagnostic and disease management platform. HVA addresses a large and growing need in neurovascular medicine for more precise, inexpensive and safe diagnostic and disease management tools. The second, Hemanext, is novel technology to deliver red bloo...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Results of Brain Aneurysm Clinical Trial

...ngs are reported by Andrew Molyneux, M.D., and Richard Kerr, M.D., from the neurovascular and Neuroradiology Research Unit of the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, an...r. "The data from ISAT over the last six years have informed the worldwide neurovascular community and helped physicians better determine the best treatment options...

Video: ev3 Inc. Announces First Patient Enrollments in DEFINITIVE LE Post-Market Study

...ven technologies and solutions for the treatment of peripheral vascular and neurovascular diseases. ev3's products are used by endovascular specialists to treat a wide range of peripheral vascular and neurovascular diseases and disorders. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of tre...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good

...he prostate, minimally invasive cryoablation is needed. Cryoablation (or cryo or cryotherapy) spares as much as possible of the prostate gland and its neurovascular bundles, limiting the side effects of bladder control problems (incontinence) and erectile dysfunction (impotence) that result from more radical prost...

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

...g radical prostatectomy, depending on a number of factors including how potent the patient was prior to surgery, patient age, tumor stage, and how the neurovascular bundles were preserved during surgery. This side-effect is a frustrating and inconvenient experience. In many cases, the recovery of sexual function...

Treximet(TM) (Sumatriptan and Naproxen Sodium) Tablets Approved by FDA for Acute Treatment of Migraine

...ion, induced by blood vessel dilation alone. Today, new insight suggests that migraine is much more complex, involving a chain of events that are both neurovascular and inflammatory. Treximet contains sumatriptan that mediates vasoconstriction, which correlates with the relief of migraine headache. It also contain...

CardioMind Launches First-in-Human Trial of Small Vessel, Drug-Eluting Stent

... delivery system that will both improve safety and efficacy for currently performed procedures and also extend treatment to new areas of the coronary, neurovascular and peripheral artery system," says Charles Maroney, President and CEO of CardioMind. How the CardioMind Stent Works The unique design of the Card...
Neurovascular in Medical Products

Matrix Detachable Coils

Description:... Aneurysm occlusion is the ultimate objective of neurovascular treatment with conventional bare platinum coils. With Matrix Detachable Coi... or b) inoperable. Matrix Coils are also intended for embolization of other neurovascular abnormalities such as arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistula...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

GDC Detachable Coils

Description:...s also intended for arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature. Only Boston Scientific offers a full complement of products for neurovascular embolization of aneurysms. Our extensive selection of GDC Coil designs and sizes, available in 10 and 18 delivery platforms, provides the physician wi...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

Achieva 3.0T

Description:... are common to all field strengths - advances at one field strength are available on all. Extensive range of coils, including the new Sense 16-channel neurovascular coil and Sense 8-channel head coil....
Company:Philips Medical Systems

FasT-Fix® Meniscal Repair System

Features:...elivery instrument No implants near significant neuro-vascular structures: saphenous or perineal nerves Implants are more than 1.5 cm from popliteal neurovascular bundle ...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

ECTRA II System Direct View

Features:...cated for use in plantar fasciotomy and extra-articular lateral release Defined channel limits the cutting zone and assists the surgeon in protecting neurovascular structures Each system supplied with an instructional videotape ...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Endoscopy

ECTRA II System without Endoscope

Features:...cated for use in plantar fasciotomy and extra-articular lateral release Defined channel limits the cutting zone and assists the surgeon in protecting neurovascular structures Each system supplied with an instructional videotape ...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Endoscopy

ECTRA II System 35 mm

Features:...cated for use in plantar fasciotomy and extra-articular lateral release Defined channel limits the cutting zone and assists the surgeon in protecting neurovascular structures Each system supplied with an instructional videotape ...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Endoscopy

ECTRA II System 25 mm

Features:...cated for use in plantar fasciotomy and extra-articular lateral release Defined channel limits the cutting zone and assists the surgeon in protecting neurovascular structures Each system supplied with an instructional videotape ...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Endoscopy

PCL Guide Arm

Features:... Allows advancement with a proactive stop to prevent drilling beyond the tibia and into neurovascular structures Other components available ...
Company:Linvatec Corporation (now ConMed)

DJD II Dynamic Elbow Joint Distractor

Features:... bulkiness and weight to simplify use Complex anatomy of the elbow makes independent pin placement a crucial advantage in reducing the potential of neurovascular injury Bbody hinge is designed to replicate the anatomical axis of rotation and allows natural mobilization of the elbow ...
Company:Stryker Corporation
Neurovascular in Medical Dictionary

Norepinephrine

...escription drug NOREPINEPHRINE BITARTRATE... norepinephrine bitartrate-injection Index. Glossary. GENERIC NAME: NOREPINEPHRINE ... ... of neurovascular thermoreceptor c- fibers sensitized to norepinephrine . ... It does not address the norepinephrine dysfunction. ... Learn about the potential ...
Neurovascular in Biological News

Freezing prostate cancer does a man's body good

...he prostate, minimally invasive cryoablation is needed. Cryoablation (or cryo or cryotherapy) spares as much as possible of the prostate gland and its neurovascular bundles, limiting the side effects of bladder control problems (incontinence) and erectile dysfunction (impotence) that result from more radical prost...

Tracking stroke

...understanding of the underlying processes in the brain, researchers from the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) are working on experiments in neurovascular coupling: They are researching the temporal correlation between the oxygen requirement of the nerve cells and the oxygen supply through the blood. The...

Using fMRI to study brain development

...hus, a weak fMRI signal in young animals could mean less neural activity, or it could simply mean that MRI cannot detect that activity because of weak neurovascular coupling. To resolve this uncertainty, Jasanoff and colleagues compared fMRI signals with direct electrical recordings of neuronal activity as they...

'Bad' enzymes may wear white hats after stroke

...eeding. To further establish MMPs' role in healing stroke damage, first author Bing-Qiao Zhao used two naturally occurring proteins as markers for neurovascular remodeling.He had the group look for Egr1 and RECA-1, both of which indicate neuron and blood vessel regrowth. Rats that received an MMP inhibitor se...
Neurovascular in Biological Technology

Nfocus Neuromedical Appoints Robert O'Holla to Head Regulatory

...tions (surgery through less-invasive catheter devices). Backed by premier venture investors, the Company is developing revolutionary systems to treat neurovascular disease, including brain aneurysms, that are simple, safe, cost-effective and curative. Nfocus was incubated at In-Cube Labs and is backed by O...

New Discoveries on a Fingertip Test for Screening Silent Heart Disease Promising Results of Recent Clinical Studies to be Presented during the 2009 American College of Cardiology Conference, March 29th - April 1st in Orlando

...ndothelix Endothelix Inc. is based in Houston, Texas. The company is positioned as the first to incorporate non-invasive, non-imaging vascular and neurovascular function monitoring technologies into the existing risk factor based assessment of cardiovascular risk. Endothelix aims to help physicians address the...

Biomerix Corporation Announces FDA Clearance and Market Launch of REVIVE(TM) for Use in Soft Tissue Repair Procedures

..., leading to better clinical outcomes. Biomerix strives to improve patient outcomes through the development of medical devices for soft tissue repair, neurovascular embolization, spine annular repair, cardiovascular repair and women's health indications, utilizing its novel biomaterial. For more information ...

International Robotic Urology Symposium Reports on Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery and Introduces InnerCool's New Investigational UroCool System

...g radical prostatectomy, depending on a number of factors including how potent the patient was prior to surgery, patient age, tumor stage, and how the neurovascular bundles were preserved during surgery. This side-effect is a frustrating and inconvenient experience. In many cases, the recovery of sexual function...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces First Patient Treated With New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System in Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Study

...g radical prostatectomy, depending on a number of factors including how potent the patient was prior to surgery, patient age, tumor stage, and how the neurovascular bundles were preserved during surgery. This side-effect is a frustrating and inconvenient experience. In many cases, the recovery of sexual function...

ev3 Inc. Receives FDA Clearance to Market EverCross and NanoCross Peripheral Angioplasty Balloons

...ven technologies and solutions for the treatment of peripheral vascular and neurovascular diseases. ev3's products are used by endovascular specialists to treat a wide range of peripheral vascular and neurovascular diseases and disorders. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of tr...

ev3 Inc. Appoints John L. Miclot to Board of Directors

...r identifying and treating peripheral vascular and neurovascular disease." About ev3 Inc. Since its...tions for the treatment of peripheral vascular and neurovascular diseases. ev3's products are used by endovascular...s to treat a wide range of peripheral vascular and neurovascular diseases and disorders. The company offers a comp...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System for Use in Prostate Surgeries

...g radical prostatectomy, depending on a number of factors including how potent the patient was prior to surgery, patient age, tumor stage, and how the neurovascular bundles were preserved during surgery. This side-effect is a frustrating and inconvenient experience. In many cases, the recovery of sexual function c...

ev3 Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...or year quarter. By product segment, third quarter neurovascular net product sales increased by 26% and peripheral ...0.2 million. In the third quarter of 2008, ev3's neurovascular segment net sales increased 26% to $33.1 million v...4 million in the third quarter of 2007. Within the neurovascular business segment, sales of embolic products increa...

Prominent Urologist Dr. David B. Samadi Presents Breakthrough Robotic Surgery Techniques on OR Live Webcast

...d in the operation field in robotic surgery, Dr. Samadi can clearly see the neurovascular bundles and as a result, the nerves are kept entirely intact. Therefore, th... that plane is pretty much dissected and I reduce any risk of damage to the neurovascular bundle." Another issue Dr. Samadi discussed during the webcast was...
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