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The Frontrunner XP CTO and Outback LTD Re-Entry Catheters facilitate guide wire placement in endovascular procedures to ...

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The SpideRX Embolic Protection Device features a preloaded nitinol filter with a dual-ended catheter for delivery and ...

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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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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 | Judy Hostert-Harvey

Having the most up-to-date blood gas readings is critical when dealing with many patients, especially pulmonary and ...

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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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Frustrated over healthcare's “failure” to deter the growth of cardiac disease while holding many valuable, predictive ...

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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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Feature | Kim Phelan

At a pivotal time of advancement in cardiovascular imaging, diagnostics, interventions and therapies, a time when specialty heart hospitals are forming to combat the deadliest disease in America, the federal purse strings are about to be pulled a little tighter in 2007, and rules for these types of narrowly focused hospitals are going to be more stringent.

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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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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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Feature | Richard R. Rogoski

New technologies adopted by cardiologists not only improve patient care but expand the role of these physicians. Whether it's stenting a carotid artery or viewing real-time ultrasound images at the bedside, today's cardiologist can solve more problems than just those of the heart.

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