Aneurysms

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The Los Angeles Brain and Spine Institute Enrolls First West Coast Patient in ...  -  23 Nov 2009
Earthtimes (press release)The patients had their aneurysms treated with a minimally invasive coiling procedure, then were randomized into the Conscious 3 trial. ...

Seedless watermelons recalled because of possible health risk  -  23 Nov 2009
Central Valley Business Times...organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (ie, infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Why you should avoid the smoke  -  23 Nov 2009
GoErie.comIt causes several diseases, including heart disease, aneurysms, bronchitis, emphysema, stroke and premature death in adults. It is linked to asthma, ...

www.bharatbook.com : Nellix Endovascular Inc. - Medical Equipment - Deals and ...  -  23 Nov 2009
PRMinds (press release)This device is used in the treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms. The company is headquartered at Palo Alto in California, ...

Medtronic Introduces '3D Recon' Service to Enhance Endovascular Treatment of ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
WELT ONLINEAortic aneurysms affect more than one million people in the United States alone and can rupture with fatal consequences if left untreated. ...

Early Detection Screening Offered at AOPA Aviation Summit for Abdominal Aortic ...  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Reuters...http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20091104005975/en Cook Medical Partners with Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association to Offer High-Risk Members ...

Aneurysm - Coil, surgery or clip?  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
European HospitalProfessor Andreas Raabe, Director and Head of the Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland – in which about 120 aneurysms are treated annually -- explains how ...

'Ticking Time Bomb:' Aneurysms Are Third Leading Cause Of Death For Men  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
ThePittsburghChannel.comAneurysms, bulges in blood vessels, are often deadly when they rupture and most of the time there are no warning signs. There are two types of aneurysms ...

TriVascular raises $30 million  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Santa Rosa Press DemocratThe company's stent graft systems are designed to repair aneurysms, weak spots in arteries that can burst, causing internal bleeding and death. ...

First Device Designed to Preserve Blood Flow to Iliac Arteries During Aneurysm ...  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
ReutersAneurysms are bulges in the walls of the major arteries that left untreated can rupture causing death. "Aortoiliac and iliac aneurysms are known to be ...

Bayhealth to screen for  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Cape GazetteBayhealth Medical Center will offer a screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms from 9 to 11:30 am and from 1 to 3 pm, Tuesday, Nov. ...

What to do if someone you know needs CPR  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
WTOL..."I had two brain aneurysms and what they call 'broken heart syndrome.' It's where the heart panics, probably because of the aneurysms, and it stops beating. ...

Aneurysms most common in those 50 and older  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Indianapolis StarAnswer: About 1 to 2 percent of the population suffers from brain aneurysms. There are familial forms of aneurysms. Brain aneurysms most commonly occur in ...

NeuroVasx Announces First Case of cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System in Spain  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Reuters..."Studies have indicated that aneurysms packed greater than 24% have a lower incidence of recanalization."(1,2) "We are very pleased with the outcome of the ...

Inflammation Critical in Aortic Dissection, Researchers Find  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)Although its walls are extraordinarily strong, like other blood vessels the aorta can sometimes develop bulges, called aneurysms. Like other aneurysms ...

TriVascular2 Raises $30 Million  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Private Equity Hub...based developer of endovascular repair devices for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms, has raised $30 million in Series B funding. ...

Treating a brain aneurysm with glue  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
phillyBurbs.comThe news about her brain aneurysms didn't surprise Lucas, who said her mother had two strokes and her grandmother had an aneurysm. ...

Life Line screening Dec. 5  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Salisbury PostScreenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and hardening of ...

3 moms give thanks  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
GoErie.com...to drive from Edinboro to Jacksonville, Fla., to be with her 37-year-old daughter, Jolee Sherrell, disabled by a series of strokes and brain aneurysms. ...

Fever may not be a necessary diagnostic criterion for Kawasaki disease  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Pediatric SuperSite...fever experienced multiple coronary aneurysms, according to a published case report — emphasizing the difficulty of diagnosing the disease in infants. ...

Health care hard to recognize, tough to define  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Albany Times UnionFor example, should health care include an annual brain MRI to search for aneurysms? At several thousand dollars a scan, this would add billions to health ...

Bacteria singled out as possible cause of Kawasaki disease  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Mainichi Daily NewsFrom the Gram-negative bacterial they confirmed that a large amount of a particular protein that can cause coronary aneurysms, an aftereffect of Kawasaki ...

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Ships 4000 Copies of Early Detection Video to ...  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has developed an educational video - Early Detection of Brain Aneurysms: Life vs. Death – and distributed it to more than 4000 ...

Free screenings highlight health pavilion  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
AOPA PilotCook Medical is offering free screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms to nearly 100 people during the three-day Summit. The ultrasonic screening takes ...

ev3, Inc. Q3 2009 Earnings Call Transcript  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Seeking Alpha (blog)You'll recall that we completed enrollment of 108 patients in the PUFS study to treat uncoilable or failed aneurysms in July and we are now currently ...

Guitarist Pat Martino fronts dynamic quartet in New York this week  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comThen, due to brain aneurysms, Martino underwent surgery in the late 1970s, only to emerge unable to remember how to play the guitar. ...

Endologix Receives IDE Approval for Fully Percutaneous Approach to EVAR  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)The Company's flagship product is the Powerlink® System, which is an endovascular stent graft for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). ...

Bus crash victim remembered for her love of everyday things  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Post-BulletinDuring her life, she suffered two aneurysms -- one in 1984 and one in 1998, according to her half sister. As a result, she was unable to work full-time. ...

Patient Page  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)The November 11, 2009, issue of JAMA includes an article about abdominal aortic aneurysms. This Patient Page is based on one published in the January 24/31, ...

Community Medical School  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
BurlingtonFreePress.com..."The Silent Killer: Screening for and Treating Aortic Aneurysms," Andrew Stanley, MD, associate professor of surgery. One-hour lecture followed by Q&A. ...

Bone, cardiovascular screenings set for Tuesday at High Springs church  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
High Springs Heralds...blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in the legs – a strong predictor of heart disease. ...

Health Beat Live - November  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
San Angelo Standard Times...and Thoracic surgeon at Shannon Clinic as he discusses the risk factors, symptoms, screening tests and treatment options for abdominal aortic aneurysms. ...

Heart and bone screenings planned Nov. 17 at St. Rita in Alexandria  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Alexandria Town Talk...cardiovascular conditions such as blocked arteries and irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms and hardening of the arteries in the legs. ...

Life Line Screenings Thursday  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Summit Daily NewsFive screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries; abdominal aortic aneurysms; hardening of the arteries ...

Community blood drive scheduled  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Cordele Dispatch...a number of things including; surgery, organ transplant, Sickle Cell anemia, car accident victims, heart bypass, premature newborns, aneurysms and more. ...

Scottish Answer 28 Oct 09  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)A national screening programme for abdominal aortic aneurysms, for men aged 65, will be implemented in Scotland. The programme is currently being planned ...

Mercy Gilbert now offers brain, spinal surgery  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Arizona RepublicMercy Gilbert will now be able to treat traumatic brain injuries, hematomas, aneurysms and tumors. With the expansion, the hospital hired neurosurgeon ...

Medicare's Rationing Isn't Byzantine or Arbitrary  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Wall Street Journal...aortic aneurysm treatment through the use of a transvascular stent/graft, and placement of intravascular coils to contain intracranial aneurysms. ...

Onset Medical Performs First Human Use of the SoloPath Endovascular Access ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
ReutersAnother major clinical market for the SoloPath Catheter is in the delivery of stent grafts for the treatment of aortic aneurysms. These aortic stent grafts ...

Fasting Not Necessary for Some Vascular Disease Tests  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
IvanhoePeripheral arterial disease, aneurysms, venous blood clots and varicose veins, are a few examples of vascular diseases. Researchers at the University of ...

Ask the Expert: Dr. Peter Campochiaro, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Baltimore Sun...•Prolonged high blood sugar damages retinal blood vessels, resulting in hemorrhages and small aneurysms, the first signs of diabetic retinopathy. ...

Aortic Aneurysm  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)...[297482] Ann Keen: Information about the number of hospitals and general practices providing ultra sound screening for aortic aneurysms is not held ...

Mental giants  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Globe and MailDonatella Tampieri is a specialist in sealing off aneurysms from inside the blood vessel, without having to open the skull. The doctor would thread a tiny ...

Irvine's Endologix gets FDA approval for clinical trial  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
OC MetroThe approval further supports Endologix's work to become the leader in the repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to company President and CEO John ...

Busy ERs should have CT scanner – radiologist  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Fort Saskatchewan RecordCT scanners are "workhorses" for doctors in diagnosing everything from bone fractures to aneurysms, one of the region's top radiologists told the crowd at ...

Gore Announces Availability of the Q50 Stent Graft Balloon Catheter  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Balloon Catheter which is designed for use with aortic stent grafts that treat abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA). ...

Micrus Endovascular to Present at the Canaccord Cardiovascular Conference  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Reuters...neurosurgeons to treat both cerebral aneurysms responsible for hemorrhagic stroke and intracranial atherosclerosis, which may lead to ischemic stroke. ...

Health Matters : What is Rendu-Osler-Weber Disease?  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Pulmonary and CNS arteriovenous aneurysms may appear later in life. Patients with pulmonary AVMs and telangiectasis of the GI tract are at risk for ...

Health Matters USA: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)The majority of abdominal aneurysms are caused by atherosclerosis. Here fatty deposits within the arterial wall leads to its degeneration. ...

Endologix to Present at Three Upcoming Conferences  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
ReutersThe Company's flagship product is the Powerlink® System, which is an endovascular stent graft for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). ...



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