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6th International Chronic Total Occlusion Summit to be held Feb. 5-6, 2009 in NYC

WHAT: The Sixth International Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Summit is a two-day conference featuring state-of-the-art technologies, research findings and new developments in therapeutic procedures that are essential for interventional cardiologists to optimize procedural success in chronic tota...

Kensey Nash Announces Exclusive License of Optical Guidance Patent to Enhance Chronic Total Occlusion Platform

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) today announced that it has exclusively licensed U.S. patent 6,175,669, Optical Coherence Domain Reflectometry Guidewire, from Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC to further expand the intellectual prop...

AtriCure Reports First Human Implant of the Cosgrove-Gillinov Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion System

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC ), a medical device company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling innovative cardiac surgical devices, announced today that its Cosgrove-Gillinov Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion System was successfu...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...e care in order to maintain patency and functionality. Multipurpose drainage catheters are often utilized to remove viscous bodily fluids and catheter occlusion is a common problem. Replacement of an occluded drainage catheter can be a difficult and time-consuming process. The hidden rapid-exchange lumen of th...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...e care in order to maintain patency and functionality. Multipurpose drainage catheters are often utilized to remove viscous bodily fluids and catheter occlusion is a common problem. Replacement of an occluded drainage catheter can be a difficult and time-consuming process. The hidden rapid-exchange lumen of th...

CareFusion Issues Update Regarding Previously Disclosed June 12, 2009 Recall of the Alaris(R) System

...its Alaris(R) System addressing potential risks identified with the Alaris System. The affected devices have one or more failures associated with the occlusion Warning Message, Syringe Volume Warning Message, Electrostatic Discharge protection circuitry, and Fluid Ingress into the device's pumping mechanism. ...

OraVerse (R) Selected by Dentistry Today Magazine as One of the Top 100 Products of 2009

... use of phentolamine at doses between 5 to 15 times higher than the recommended dose of OraVerse, myocardial infarction, and cerebrovascular spasm and occlusion have been reported, usually in association with marked hypotensive episodes producing shock-like states. See full prescribing information. ...

Video: FDA Approves Hologic's Adiana(R) Permanent Contraception System

...t women's options for future gynecologic tests and procedures." The Adiana procedure is indicated for women who desire permanent birth control by occlusion of the fallopian tubes. Ideal candidates include women who do not want children in the future and would like the peace of mind and convenience of perm...

New PICC Mimics Nature

...tream, putting patients at risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE)." Today, clinicians typically try to avoid thrombus occlusion by instilling heparin into catheters between uses. However, many patients are allergic to heparin, which can cause heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (H...

Boston Scientific Announces Schedule for EuroPCR 2009

... options for left main disease in light of new data from the SYNTAX-LE MANS study. SYNTAX Trial: Early and Late Graft occlusion and Stent Thrombosis. Ted. E. Feldman, M.D., will present an analysis of one-year rates of graft occlusions and stent thrombosis from patients enrol...
Occlusion in Medical Technology

Nuvelo Announces Alfimeprase SONOMA-2 Catheter Occlusion Data Presentation Webcast and Conference Call

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvelo, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVO ) today announced that it will hold a webcast and conference call to discuss results of the Phase 3 SONOMA-2 (Speedy Opening of Non-functional and Occluded catheters with Mini-dose Alfimeprase- 2) clinical trial p...

Bayer and Regeneron Extend Development Program for VEGF Trap-Eye to Include Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

Two Phase 3 studies to start in the second half of this year BERLIN and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare AG and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN ) today announced that the companies are extending their global development program for VEGF Trap...

Nuvelo Re-Initiates SONOMA-3 Trial of Alfimeprase in Patients With Catheter Occlusion

- Revised Trial Examines Single, Higher, More Concentrated Dose of Alfimeprase - SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvelo, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVO ) today announced enrollment of the first patient in the SONOMA-3 (Speedy Opening of Non-functional ...

Unique Cardiovascular Treatment Readied for Global Market: Proprietary Paccocath(R) Technology is the Only Drug Eluting Balloon with Clinical Data

...gioJet(R) Thrombectomy Systems, MEDRAD Avanta(R) Fluid Management Injector Systems, Mark V ProVis(R) Angiographic Contrast Injectors, the GuardDOG (R) occlusion System, FETCH(R) Aspiration Catheters and the SafeSeal(R) Hemostasis Patch. About MEDRAD, INC. MEDRAD, INC. develops, markets and services me...

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

...ral angioplasty balloons, stents, plaque excision systems, embolic protection devices, liquid embolics, embolization coils, thrombectomy catheters and occlusion balloons. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.ev3.net . ev3, the ev3 logo, SilverHawk and SpiderFX are trad...

New International Study Shows Women With Symptomatic Fibroids Delaying Treatment Despite Substantial Burden on Quality of Life

...CON Women's Health & Urology currently is recruiting for two clinical trials to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Doppler guided Uterine Artery occlusion (D-UAO) as treatment for the reduction of fibroid-associated bleeding (in the US) and as a treatment for the reduction of fibroid-associated symptoms ...

Journal of the American Dental Association Publishes Key Clinical Data for the Use of OraVerse(TM) a Local Anesthetic Reversal Agent

...t recommended for use in children less than six years of age or weighing less than 15 kg (33 lbs). Myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular spasm and occlusion have been reported following parenteral use of phentolamine, usually in association with marked hypotensive episodes producing shock-like states. Tach...

Icon Bioscience Completes Enrollment in Phase I Study of Novel Ophthalmic Drug Candidate

...ct, IBI-20089, in patients with cystoid macular edema. This multi-site trial enrolled patients with cystoid macular edema associated with retinal vein occlusion and post operative cataract surgery. IBI-20089 is a novel drug product based on IBI's proprietary Verisome(TM) drug delivery platform technology, wh...

Prescient Medical, Inc. Achieves Successful Clinical Debut of vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield

...ields were deployed. In the first patient, a 75% occlusion in the mid-circumflex coronary artery underwent pr...he treated vessel. In the second patient, an 80% occlusion in the middle of the left anterior descending (LAD...he third patient was a challenging case with a 65% occlusion in the mid-LAD, located in a bend near a side bran...

Biopure Announces Publication of Phase II Proof-of-Concept Coronary Trial

...ed HBOC-201. The primary objective of the study was to test the hypothesis that intracoronary infusion of HBOC-201 during brief, total coronary artery occlusion would preserve left ventricular function. The primary endpoints in COR-0002 were left ventricular diastolic relaxation indices as assessed by left ven...
Occlusion in Medical Products

UPJ Occlusion Balloon Catheter

Description: The removable inflation adapter allows the ureteroscope to be removed after the catheter is in place. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Urological

UPJ Occlusion Balloon Catheter Set

Description: The removable inflation/injection adapter allows the cystoscope to be removed after the catheter is in place. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Urological

The VNUS Closure System

Description:... The proprietary VNUS Closure System for endovenous occlusion of varicose veins combines a proprietary radiofrequency (RF) generator with a family of disposable catheters to occlude diseased veins using temperatu...
Company:VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc.

Super Quad® 160

Description:...hotocoagulation. The SuperQuad® 160 is the ideal lens for visualization and treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy, ischemic retinal vein occlusion and peripheral retinal holes and tears. Laser beam transmission and fundus image quality are sharp and undistorted to the full extent of the viewing f...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Model 273 Mercury Strain Gage Plethysmograph

Description:... The Model 273 is a general purpose instrument with output that may be either DC-coupled for very slow changes such as venous occlusion and penile tumescence studies or AC-coupled for respiratory or pulsatile changes such as on the digits....
Company:Parks Medical Electronics, Inc.

EXTEND Absorbable Synthetic Implants

Description:... EXTEND is an absorbable synthetic punctal implant that provides occlusion up to three months. It is packaged 20 implants per box in sizes of .0.3mm, 0.4mm, 0.5mm. A variety pack in also available with all three sizes....
Company:Odyssey Medical

Associate 2500 Compact System

Description:...roprocessor-controlled vacuum system that measures in-line vacuum pressure, ensuring precise and linear vacuum control in combination with High Vacuum occlusion Technology for advanced capsular protection. The High Vacuum Sensor Cartridge is used for all procedures, providing an optimal sterile barrier, so n...
Company:Dutch Ophthalmic, USA

Associate® Compact System

Description:...roprocessor-controlled vacuum system that measures in-line vacuum pressure, ensuring precise and linear vacuum control in combination with High Vacuum occlusion Technology for advanced capsular protection. The High Vacuum Sensor Cartridge is used for all procedures, providing an optimal sterile barrier, so no ...
Company:Dutch Ophthalmic, USA

Associate® 2500 Dual System

Description:...roprocessor-controlled vacuum system that measures in-line vacuum pressure, ensuring precise and linear vacuum control in combination with High Vacuum occlusion Technology for advanced capsular protection. The High Vacuum Sensor Cartridge is used for all procedures, providing an optimal sterile barrier, so no ...
Company:Dutch Ophthalmic, USA

SmartVac Smoke Evacuation System

Description:...the filter, not based on time. It includes an invaginated tissue release feature that minimizes tissue trauma by automatically venting vacuum when an occlusion or tissue invagination is detected. The SmokeTrap™ First Filter should last an average of twenty procedures, depending on the length and/or t...
Company:Niche Medical, Inc
Occlusion in Medical Dictionary

Acute arterial occlusion

... Health Encyclopedia > Acute arterial occlusion - kidney. Printable Version ... Acute arterial occlusion of the kidney can occur after injury or trauma to the ... Acute arterial occlusion of the kidney is a sudden, severe blockage of the ... Acute arterial o...

Sebaceous glands

... come to life around puberty, when these glands are ... DISEASES OF SEBACEOUS GLAND . ACNE ... Increased activity of sebaceous glands and occlusion of the cornfied ... methods of measuring sebaceous gland activiry. ... Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Def...

Renal artery stenosis

...rterial thrombosis is a sudden, severe blockage of the artery that ... Occasionally, renal artery stenosis can increase the risk of a sudden occlusion ... accounts for <10% of cases of renal artery stenosis , and ... stenosis , as well as recurrent narrowing at the site of. Current Chall...

Myocardial Infarction

...interrupted causing some heart cells to die. This is most commonly due to occlusion (blockage) of a coronary artery... myocardial infarction n An occlusion or blockage of arteries supplying the muscles of the heart, resulting in i...

Infarction

...interrupted causing some heart cells to die. This is most commonly due to occlusion (blockage) of a coronary artery... More about Heart Attack: Causes and ...k Definition A heart attack is the death myocardial infarction n An occlusion or blockage of arteries supplying the muscles of the heart, resulting in i...

Infarct

... - destruction of heart tissue ... Brain lesions caused by arterial occlusion ... fluid accumulates in the infarct and around it. This is the most dang...k Sac ... 1. Acute mesenteric infarct : Caused by arterial embolism with occlusion of the ... ... the Mobile Infarct Tool program in a ZIP format. A scr...

Graft

...ver 20 years is ... Ave, Orlando, FL 32803. Tel (407) 895-1139 Fax (407) 895-0014 Email Graft ... With regard to gender, radial artery graft occlusion at 1 year occurred in ... Nitroglycerin was injected into each graft before filming. ... Skin graft - Risks, A skin graft is a patch of s...

Amblyopia

...he causes and effects of one eye having poorer vision than the other. ... If amblyopia is left untreated, a child's ... A retinal artery occlusion occurs when the central retinal artery or one of the arteries that branch off of it becomes blocked... Mark A. Steele, M.D., Emily J. Ceisler, M...
Occlusion in Biological News

Single gene defect can cause stroke, other artery diseases

.... During the research, Milewicz identified a large family with persistent livedo reticularis, a purplish mesh-like skin discoloration caused by the occlusion of arteries in the skin. This family also had a history of premature onset coronary artery disease and premature stroke without the risk factors know ...

Oh baby, interventional radiology makes childbirth safer

...ologists guided balloon catheters into a woman's left and right uterine artery (preoperative prophylactic insertion of bilateral internal iliac artery occlusion balloons) before deliveryto be ready to inflate (just like in angioplasty), if needed at delivery to block excessive blood flow, explained interventio...

Plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 -- a potential link between heart failure and diabetes

... marked elevation of PAI-1 in plasma in the latter. 6 weeks after coronary occlusion the PAI-1 overexpressing mice exhibited a 2-fold increase in left ventricul...al infarction. It led to increased expression of PAI-1 late after coronary occlusion accompanied by increased fibrosis and functional derangements indicative of...

LSUHSC awarded patent for compound inhibiting cancer and other diseases

...n, benign tumors, hemangioma, arterial/venous malformations, sickle cell anemia, sarcoidosis, syphilis, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Pagets disease, vein occlusion in the eye, infections of the retina, hyperparathyroidism, carotid obstructive disease, chronic uveitis/vitritis, mycobacterial infections, Lyme disea...

Study supports reason for concern in childhood and adolescent obesity

...th increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, and congestive heart failure. Endothelial function can be measured non-invasively in children using venous occlusion plethysmography (VOP), a technique that measures responses of arm blood vessel responses to an inflatable cuff that externally halts and restarts bloo...

Stroke victims may benefit from stem cell transplants

...Cs (early precursor cells to musculoskeletal, blood, vascular and urogenital systems) were transplanted into animal stroke models with cerebral artery occlusion and tracked by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at two days, one week, two weeks, six weeks and ten weeks after transplant. Cells started showing ind...
Occlusion in Biological Technology

Physician to Implant the CATANIA(TM) Coronary Stent System With Polyzene(R)-F to Treat Chronic Total Occlusion During 'Live' Case at the Paris Cardiovascular Interventions Course (Francophone) 2008

Research Shows New Class of Stent Effective in Preventing Thrombosis, Restenosis, and Reocclusion PARIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CeloNova BioSciences, Inc., today announced that Masahiko Ochiai MD, Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology, Yokohama Hospital, Kanagawa, J...

FlowCardia, Inc. Appoints Chris Barys to Chief Operating Officer

...y, mechanical vibration to cross the blockage in the central lumen of the coronary or peripheral artery. Once the CROSSER Catheter passes through the occlusion and a guidewire is advanced distally, physicians can then perform standard atherectomy, balloon angioplasty and/or stent placement to optimize the lon...

EMcision Announces 510(k) Clearance of the Habib EndoHPB, its Novel Bipolar RF Device for the Palliation of Biliary and Pancreatic Tumours

...y by delaying tumour growth. 2) Clearance of obstructed metal stents: Self-expanding mesh metal stents (SEMS), which have longer patency and lower occlusion rates, are still subject to obstructive tumour in-growth. Since SEMS cannot be removed, the Habib™ EndoHPB can be used to ablate the occluding t...

Occlutech Obtains Favourable Ruling in Proceedings Initiated by AGA Medical

...y business in vascular intervention based on excellent products for cardiac occlusion as well as coronary and peripheral intervention. We have developed a new ra...utside of Germany have not been impacted and will remain unchanged." occlusion devices are used to treat structural heart disease, including structural he...

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

...ral angioplasty balloons, stents, plaque excision systems, embolic protection devices, liquid embolics, embolization coils, thrombectomy catheters and occlusion balloons. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.ev3.net . ev3, the ev3 logo, EverCross and NanoCros...

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

...ral angioplasty balloons, stents, plaque excision systems, embolic protection devices, liquid embolics, embolization coils, thrombectomy catheters and occlusion balloons. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.ev3.net . ev3 and the ev3 logo are trademarks of ev...

Occlutech Obtains Favourable Court Ruling in Patent Litigation in The Hague Against AGA Medical

...PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech GmbH, the leading European manufacturer of cardiac occlusion devices, today announced that it has won its litigation case in The Hague, ...d we look forward to continue our surge, establishing a global presence." occlusion devices are used to treat structural heart disease, including structural he...

Landmark SYNTAX Trial Reports Comparable Safety Outcomes for Complex Patients Treated With TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Stents or Bypass Surgery

...oke associated with CABG versus the known higher rate of revascularization with PCI. We were also surprised to find that the rate of symptomatic graft occlusion in the CABG group was equivalent to the rate of stent thrombosis in the PCI group." The patients recruited in SYNTAX are a unique study group in the...

Zounds Hearing Develops and Releases Power BTE Hearing Aid

...tion virtually eliminates the squealing common with traditional aids -- Zounds patented foam sleeves make for a better fit, helping reduce occlusion and increasing comfort in the ear -- Rechargeable batteries don't need to be changed and last up to 22 hours. -- Custom testing, programming ...

Ovalum Ltd. Announces Success in Coronary Cases Using CiTop&#8482; ExPander&#8482; Guidewire

...uccessful experiences using CiTop™ ExPander™ Guidewire in traversing chronic total occlusions in the coronary arteries. Chronic Total occlusion (CTO) is one of the main challenges that Interventional Cardiologists face today. Attempts in opening coronary CTOs by using mechanical wires are rang...
Occlusion in Biological Definition

Infertility

...n tumor Tubal/peritoneal factors Endometriosis Pelvic adhesions Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, usually due to chlamydia ) Tubal occlusion Uterine factors Uterine malformations Uterine fibroids ( leiomyoma ) Asherman's Syndrome Cervical factors Cervical stenosis ...
Occlusion in Biological Dictionary

Venules

...les pool together to form larger ... Abstract and Introduction: Hepatic vein thrombosis should be suspected when ascites, liver enlargement, ... occlusion of hepatic venules to fatal Budd-Chiari ... ... venous system contains small vessels, venules , which branch together to make veins. ... hear...

Acentric

...t Acentric in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... acentric - not centered or having no center ... Definition of acentric occlusion in the Online Dictionary. Meaning of acentric occlusion. ... (redirected from acentric occlusion) Also found in: Medical, ... Link Directory .....
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