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PubMed Articles [726 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Platelet function testing in contemporary clinical and interventional practice.

Dual antiplatelet therapy with a combination of aspirin and an inhibitor of the ADP P2Y12 receptor is the recommended treatment for patients with acute coronary syndrome or who are undergoing percutan...

Efficacy of Combination Treatment with Intracoronary Abciximab and Aspiration Thrombectomy on Myocardial Perfusion in Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Coronary Stenting.

We aimed to investigate whether combination therapy using intracoronary (IC) abciximab and aspiration thrombectomy (AT) enhances myocardial perfusion compared to each treatment alone in patients with...

Novel technique for the treatment of large subcapsular renal hematoma: combined use of percutaneous drainage and urokinase injection.

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of combined use of percutaneous drainage and urokinase injection to treat patients with large subcapsular renal hematoma.

Device Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects in Infants Weighing Less Than 8 Kg.

This study aimed to assess the technical aspects of atrial septal defect (ASD) closure using the Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) and the Gore Helex septal occluder (GHSO) for infants weighing less tha...

Chemosaturation with Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusions of Melphalan for Hepatic Metastases: Experience from Two European Centers.

Purpose: Chemosaturation with percutaneous hepatic perfusion (PHP; Hepatic CHEMOSAT® Delivery System; Delcath Systems Inc, USA) is a minimally invasive, repeatable regional therapy for unresectable h...

Does endovascular treatment of infra-inguinal arterial disease with drug-eluting stents offer better results than angioplasty with or without bare metal stents?

A best evidence topic in vascular and endovascular surgery was developed according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether treatment of infra-inguinal arterial occlusive disease w...

Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma: MRI features and literature review.

Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL) represents a rare subclassification of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). We present a case of a 21-year-old female who presented with a 1-month...

Clinical Outcomes of Biodegradable Polymer Drug-Eluting Stents for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: An Updated Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Biodegradable polymer drug-eluting stents (DES) are innovative concepts in the era of percutaneous coronary intervention. We systematically reviewed the latest randomized evidence on the efficacy and...

Retrospective Analysis of 15 Cases of Penicilliosis marneffei in a Southern China Hospital.

We retrospectively analyzed the medical records and clinical characteristics of 15 patients diagnosed with Penicilliosis marneffei (PSM) between January 1, 1993, and December 31, 2012, at the Third Af...

Direct stenting is an independent predictor of improved survival in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction.

Randomised trials have shown that direct stenting (DS) is associated with improved markers of reperfusion during primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) for ST elevation myocardial infarctio...

News Articles [148 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cardiac Dimensions® Completes $20 Million Equity Financing

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions®, Inc. today announced the completion of a $20 million financing. M. H. Carnegie & Co. and Lumira Capital led the financing&...

ROX Medical completes enrollment in CONTROL-HTN trial

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROX Medical today announced it has completed enrollment for CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi center, prospective, randomized, control...

Mitralign percutaneous annuloplasty system for functional mitral regurgitation

The Mitralign annuloplasty system is a percutaneous mitral valve repair system being developed by Mitralign Inc. for patients with mitral regurgitation who have failed medical therapy and continue to...

Regado raises $60 million in follow-on

Regado Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:RGDO) raised $60 million through the sale of 10 million shares at $6 in a follow-on underwritten by Jefferies; Deutsche Bank; and Cowen. Regado proposed to raise up to...

Aggressive Kidney Stones Treatments With Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy and ESWL are Risky While Dr. Allen’s Device Clears Kidneys of Renal Calculi Effectively & Harmlessly

Dr. Allen’s Device for Kidney Care dissolves any type and size of kidney stones without surgical procedures, Fine Treatment reports. Dr. Allen’s harmless treatment is superior to mainstream method...

European Markets for Spinal Motion-Preserving Devices

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information, Inc. announces the addition of a new market research report "European Markets for Spinal Motion-Preserving Devices" at G...

Osprey's pilot diabetic limb trial a success

Osprey Medical’s (ASX:OSP) Limb Recovery System was able to significantly reduce bacterial load during a pilot safety study in patients with diabetic foot infections.Details of the five-patient...

Jayitha Janardhanan, RN, BSN, Represents New York with Entry into Renowned Publication Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

The International Nurses Association has carefully selected Jayitha Janardhanan, RN, BSN, to represent nursing in their publication, Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.  Jayitha’s selection is a signi...

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Stent Implantation—Reply

In Reply The OPTIMIZE trial is the largest randomized trial published to date comparing short- vs long-term dual antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention. It was not meant to comp...

Corindus Vascular Robotics to Present at Design of Medical Device Conference

Corindus co-founder will lead discussion about value of robotic stent placement during coronary intervention, April 9 Corindus Vascular Robotics, a leading developer of...

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Companies [14 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Osprey Medical Inc.

Osprey Medical's core technologies originated from research conducted by Dr David Kaye at Melbourne’s Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. Osprey is focused on improving p...

Lombard Medical Technologies PLC

Lombard Medical Technologies PLC is a global medical technology company focussed on providing innovative endovascular products which broaden clinicians’ treatment options and opportunities for...

Colibri Heart Valve, LLC

Colibri Heart Valve, LLC is a privately held medical device company committed to the research and development of novel heart valve technologies, including the Company’s dry,...

InSeal Medical Ltd.

InSeal Medical Ltd. (Caesarea, Israel http://www.InSealMedical.com/) develops and manufactures percutaneous vascular closure devices for sealing of puncture site following a treat...

Mitralign, Inc.

Mitralign is a cardiac device company founded by the Accelerated Technologies (ATI) medical device incubator. The company has developed and is currently testing an innovative, cat...

VertiFlex, Inc.

VertiFlex is a privately held medical device company dedicated to the advancement of minimally invasive and motion preserving technologies for disorders of the spine. Founded in 2...

SpineAlign Medical, Inc.

The SpineAlign device represents the first of many new innovations in the area of minimally invasive percutaneous vertebral body reconstruction and augmentation to be developed by...

Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc.

Marine Polymer Technologies (MPT) is a privately-held medical device company that researches, develops and markets technologies for patient hemostasis and wound healing bas...

Percutaneous Systems, Inc.

BioCardia, Inc.

BioCardia, Inc., headquartered in San Carlos, CA is a privately-held commercial medical technology company that has developed percutaneous delivery systems for biologics to treat...

Clinical Trials [417 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

NG PROMUS Stent System for the Treatment of Atherosclerotic Coronary Lesions

NG PROMUS: A Prospective, Multicenter Trial to Assess the NG PROMUS Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System (NG PROMUS Stent System) for the Treatment of Atherosclerotic...

Percutaneous Treatment of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation With the TriCinch System™

The TriCinch System™ is intended for percutaneous treatment of tricuspid regurgitation. It is a percutaneous catheter-based device designed for tricuspid valve repair in order to decrea...

Intracoronary Tirofiban on No-Reflow Phenomena

The goal of this study was to evaluate the acute effect of intracoronary administration of tirofiban on no-reflow phenomenon in patients with STEMI and occurrence of no-reflow phenomenon u...

XIENCE XPEDITION™ in Routine Clinical Practice

The purpose of this study is to evaluate effectiveness and safety of XIENCE XPEDITION™ in Routine Clinical Practice

Ticagrelor and Intracoronary Morphine in Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

A 2 by 2 factorial, multicenter, prospective, randomized, open-label, blinded endpoint trial. Patients undergoing primary PCI for STEMI will be eligible. Enrolled patients will be randomly...

Long-term Neurocognitive Sequelae of Subclinical Microembolization During Carotid Interventions

Microembolization is commonly associated with carotid artery stenting (CAS), but our understanding of subclinical microembolization is superficial. Through collaborative effects of multidi...

Percutaneous Removal and Margin Ablation for Breast Cancer

We hypothesize that radiofrequency ablation after single-insertion image guided vacuum assisted biopsy (IVEB) can be used to achieve negative margins in small unicentric breast cancers (...

Evaluation of M118 in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EMINENCE)

The primary objective is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of using M118 as an anticoagulant in the target population of subjects with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) undergoing...

Physical Exercise and Coronary Artery Plaque Composition

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of two different physical exercise protocols on changes in coronary artery plaque composition and development of in-stent restenosis in p...

Comparison of SCS and PMR in Patients With Refractory Angina Pectoris

Randomised trial of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) and Percutaneous Myocardial Laser Revascularisation (PMR) in patients with Refractory Angina Pectoris. Hypothesis: difference in exercise...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are invasive or surgical in nature, and require the expertise of a specially trained radiologist. In general, they are more invasive than diagnostic imaging but less invasive than major surgery. They often involve catheterization, fluoroscopy, or computed tomography. Some examples include percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, percutaneous transthoracic biopsy, balloon angioplasty, and arterial embolization.

Percutaneous excision of a herniated or displaced intervertebral disk by posterolateral approach, always remaining outside the spinal canal. Percutaneous nucleotomy was first described by Hijikata in Japan in 1975. In 1985 Onik introduced automated percutaneous nucleotomy which consists in percutaneous aspiration of the nucleus pulposus. It is carried out under local anesthesia, thus reducing the surgical insult and requiring brief hospitalization, often performed on an outpatient basis. It appears to be a well-tolerated alternative to surgical diskectomy and chymopapain nucleolysis.

Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disk. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.

Surgery of the smooth muscle sphincter of the hepatopancreatic ampulla to relieve blocked biliary or pancreatic ducts.

A water-soluble radiographic contrast media for cholecystography and intravenous cholangiography.

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