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Physical inactivity increases risk of thrombosis

Science Daily - ‎10 hours ago‎
Activation of blood platelets can cause clumping of these cells and hence the formation of a thrombus (clot), which impedes blood flow.

Oncology Nurses Ideal for Educating Patients on Portal Vein Thrombosis

Oncology Nurse Advisor - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
SAN ANTONIO, Tex.–Oncology nurses are in an ideal position to educate patients with gastrointestinal malignancies and portal vein thrombosis (PVT) about risk factors, clinical presentation, complications, and treatment options to prevent further ...

Aspiration Thrombectomy: No Benefit in Large Meta-analysis, Although Selective Use Persists

TCTMD - ‎May 2, 2016‎
“People are still doing it, but they are using it much more selectively,” he told TCTMD, adding that patients with a high thrombus burden are more likely to undergo thrombectomy. For the meta-analysis, recently published online in the American Journal ...

Guest column: Recognize symptoms, know your risk and prevent stroke

Navajo-Hopi Observer - ‎6 hours ago‎
A stroke is referred to as a brain attack because it cuts off vital blood and oxygen to the brain cells that control everything we do - including speaking, walking and breathing.

First implantable hemodynamic monitoring device in single ventricle fontan anatomy

Science Daily - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
"We have shown early safety and feasibility of placement of the IHM in these two cases, and we will follow these patients to monitor the safety in the medium- and long-term, including assessment for pulmonary arterial thrombus," says Dr. Berman, who is ...

The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ:SPNC): Quick Look at Company Earnings

News Tribune - ‎40 minutes ago‎
... arteries; support catheters to facilitate crossing of coronary and peripheral arterial blockages; therapeutic infusion system catheters for vascular delivery of drugs and diagnostic agents, and aspiration and thrombectomy catheters for the removal ...

Traumatic brain injury Factor XII inhibition is neuroprotective after traumatic brain injury in mice

Nature.com - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Inhibition of coagulation factor XII (FXII) activity after traumatic brain injury (TBI) could minimize secondary brain damage without the risk of inducing bleeding, according to a new mouse study.
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Spurious Link of Statins to Reduced Colorectal Cancer Risk

American Council on Science and Health - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
For several years now, there has been limited and conflicting data showing a modest, but significant, protective effect conferred upon individuals on statin therapy, with respect to colon cancer.

FMI: Thrombectomy System Market Revenue, Opportunity, Forecast and Value Chain 2015-2025

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Future-Market-Insights530 Thrombectomy is the surgical procedure where removal of thrombus (blood clot) from a blood vessel is performed.

Left Ventricular Assist Trial Results Lead Transplant Meeting

Medscape - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
... for CE marking in October, after a trial of patients with advanced heart failure - conducted in 10 centers in Australia, Canada, Kazakhstan, and other European countries - showed good survival rates with no hemolysis or pump thrombus (abstract 0001).

Acute myocardial infarction with “wrap around” right coronary artery mimicking Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a case report

BMC Blogs Network - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
And then he underwent an emergent CAG (Fig. 2), which showed the total occlusion of the proximal right coronary artery (RCA) with a thrombus, severe stenosis in the distal circumflex, and the total occlusion of the proximal left ascending artery (LAD).

From Chaos to Consistency: How One Michigan Hospital Built a Heart Team That Works

TCTMD - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
But after testing showed a nonviable LAD with a large apical protruding thrombus, the course of treatment became less clear.

The Spectranetics Shares Slip 5%; Reports 12-Month Data on Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon (NASDAQ:SPNC)

Sonoran Weekly Review - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Its primary crossing solutions include Quick-Cross, Quick-Cross Select, and Quick-Cross Extreme; the ELCA Laser Ablation Catheter for coronary atherectomy; and QuickCat aspiration catheter for thrombus management. The company's lead management ...

Make the Diagnosis: Should it stay or should it go?

MedPage Today - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Common indications for using IVC filters include cases where a thrombus has formed despite anticoagulation treatment, or cases in which anticoagulation is contraindicated.

Spectranetics Corp (SPNC) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $-0.03 EPS

Market Digest - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
... atherectomy) and within coronary arteries (coronary atherectomy); support catheters to facilitate crossing of coronary and peripheral arterial blockages (crossing solutions); and thrombectomy catheters for the removal of thrombus (thrombus management).
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Bewegungsmangel: Bereits für junge Frauen schädlich

Kurier - ‎11 hours ago‎
... Volf (Institut für Physiologie der MedUni Wien) und Rochus Pokan (Institut für Sportwissenschaft der Uni Wien) durchgeführt. Eine Aktivierung von Blutplättchen kann zu einem Zusammenschluss dieser Zellen führen und damit zur Bildung eines Thrombus, ...

Analyst Coverage: The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ:SPNC)

Risers & Fallers - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
... atherectomy) and within coronary arteries (coronary atherectomy); support catheters to facilitate crossing of coronary and peripheral arterial blockages (crossing solutions); and thrombectomy catheters for the removal of thrombus (thrombus management).

AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGO) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

Share Trading News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Company's Peripheral Vascular products include fluid management, venous, thrombus management, as well as other core products.

AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGO) Updated Analyst Coverage

Risers & Fallers - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The Company's Peripheral Vascular products include fluid management, venous, thrombus management, as well as other core products.

Accident vasculaire cérébral : une attaque d'une urgence absolue

Pourquoi Docteur ? - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Les infarctus cérébraux (80 % des AVC) sont surtout la conséquence de l'obstruction d'une artère cérébrale par un caillot de sang (« thrombus ») qui vient se bloquer dans l'artère quand son calibre dépasse celui de celle-ci. La principale cause des ...
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