coronary vessels


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coronary vessels

the arteries and veins supplying the muscles of the heart.
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The PressureWire Aeris wireless FFR measurement system in the Ilumien Optis reportedly works by collecting detailed analyses of blood flow blockages in the coronary vessels to help determine which specific blockages are causing the patient's blood flow to be ineffective.
Everolimus has been shown to inhibit treated-site neointimal growth in the coronary vessels following vascular device implantations, due to its anti-proliferative properties.
The product (1010 viral particles [vp)]) or a placebo was delivered through a subselective catheter into the coronary vessels of the hearts of 52 patients with coronary blood flow (perfusion) defects during a minor surgical procedure.
The angiographic, IVUS, OCT, and MSCT imaging of the coronary vessels treated with the fully bioresorbable DESolve Novolimus Eluting Coronary Scaffold was projected live in the main arena at the 24th annual Transcatheter Therapeutics (TCT) conference.
The company said the FDA approved the drug-coated stent system for the treatment of blockages in small coronary vessels and the treatment of re-blockages associated with bare metal, or uncoated, stents.
Minocycline, a derivative of tetracycline, can also cause pigmentation in the skin, nails, oral mucosa, teeth, eyes, bones, cardiac valves, coronary vessels, substantia nigra, and atherosclerotic plaques.
The hope is that the test will help identify people with ischemia who do not yet have necrosis, those who are in the early stages of a cardiac event, or those whose coronary vessels are opening and closing but don't remain closed long enough to produce necrosis, which is what troponin and creatine kinase-MB (CK-MB) tests detect.
I still encourage soy intake for protection against heart disease," he says, adding that the biggest benefit may be the direct effects of isoflavones on coronary vessels.
Aspirin and Coumadin are the two strongest candidates to prevent blood clotting in the coronary vessels after heart attack.
We continue to believe that our products will provide healthcare professionals with superior images of the heart and coronary vessels.
We found that both QTD and QTcD increased significantly with the increasing number of stenotic coronary vessels (48 [+ or -] 16, 80 [+ or -] 18 and 120 [+ or -] 34 msec; and 53 [+ or -] 19, 89 [+ or -] 21 and 142 [+ or -] 19 msec, for SVD, DVD and TVD, respectively, p<0.
With quantification tools that go well beyond color coding and positive remodeling indexing, SUREPlaque not only detects plaque deposits in the lumen, but also within the vessel wall, making it one of the most advanced tools to characterize coronary vessels available.