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The Relay 250-mm thoracic stent-graft is commercially available in Europe in both straight and taper configurations. The ...

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The Proxis Embolic Protection System is the first proximal embolic protection device designed for coronary applications.

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Feature | Mark Paquin

The long-standing standard of care for patients with carotid artery disease was surgery and/or medical management. In August 2004, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration changed all that when it approved the first carotid stenting system, called the RX ACCULINK Carotid Artery Stent System and RX ACCUNET Embolic Protection System by Guidant.

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The Spiroflex VG Catheter provides over twice the clot removing power compared to the 4F XMI and Spiroflex catheters. It is also the first AngioJet catheter of its size to be offered in a Rapid Exchange platform.

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Abbott Vascular has two embolic protection systems: the Emboshield and the RX ACCUNET. A filter-based device, Emboshield was developed to minimize the risk of distal embolization (the release of emboli into the bloodstream), which may lead to ischemia, stroke, heart attack and potential death.

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Feature | Kim Phelan

Five million Americans are affected by heart failure and approximately 400,000 new cases in the U.S. are diagnosed each year, according to the Heart Failure Society of America — that figure quadruples globally, and many do not know they have a heart failure condition until they are hospitalized.

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SiteSeekir Trans-Blood Vision, a patented, forward-looking technology, is now being used by physicians at the Cleveland Clinic, one of the first hospitals in the nation to use the technology developed by CardioOptics to assist in complex cardiac procedures.

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OXILAN (Ioxilan Injection) is a contrast media for use in peripheral procedures because of its viscosity. Its reportedly ...

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Situated in America’s heartland, St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center is a healthcare leader for metro Lincoln, NE. It has been rated one of the Top 100 Hospitals by Solucient two of the past three years and recognized as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing.

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Feature | Kim Phelan

Dead is dead — everyone knows it, especially physicians. And what’s dead can’t be recovered; or can it? Startling ...

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For wire support and exchange in complex interventions, the Skyway OTW and RX support catheters are intended to be used ...

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The Welch Allyn Holter Systems are software and recorders designed to help caregivers detect abnormalities in a patient ...

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Case Study | Kishor N. Vora, MD., Interventional Cardiologist, Owensboro Medical Health System, Owensboro, Kentuc

Targeted Renal Therapy (TRT) with the Benephit CV Infusion System from FlowMedica Inc. is an alternative to systemic intravenous (IV) infusion of medications to address kidney dysfunction related to a number of conditions. TRT is a novel technology that enables the infusion of medications and other therapeutic agents directly into the kidneys via the renal arteries.

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Designed with one 8-inch-by-8-inch floor-mounted cardiac C-arm and one 12-inch-by-16-inch ceiling-mounted C-arm, the InfinixDP-i/FD2 enables physicians to obtain the images needed to perform both detailed peripheral vascular work and coronary studies.

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The Rio aspiration catheter is indicated for use in the removal of thrombus from vessels throughout the body and can be used with other interventional devices, such as those used to place stents.

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