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CAPTIVE

CardioShield Application Protects During Transluminal Intervention of Vein Grafts by Reducing Emboli. A trial designed to establish the safety and effectiveness of the MedNova CardioShield Bare Wire Myocardial Protection System during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and stent treatment of coronary saphenous vein bypass lesions.
 
Primary endpoint
MACE with 30 days of the procedure.
 
Conclusion
CardioShield was not superior to no protection and failed to demonstrate a noninferiority benefit when compared with the GuardWire system.

captive

said of naturally wild or feral animals kept in captivity for educational and scientific investigation with no attempt being made to domesticate them.
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Unable to restrain their fury, the women broke into the circle in a body, and commenced their attack by loading the captive with the most bitter revilings.
The heartless savage commenced his efforts, by flourishing his tomahawk about the head of the captive, in such a manner as to give reason to suppose, that each blow would bury the weapon in the flesh, while it was so governed as not to touch the skin.
The women screamed with triumph, for they thought the nerves of the captive had at length failed him.
The captives sat in a sorrowful group at the other end of the room--except Polychrome, who danced back and forth in the little place to keep herself warm, for she felt the chill of the cave.
Don Fernando asked the captive what her name was, and he replied that it was Lela Zoraida; but the instant she heard him, she guessed what the Christian had asked, and said hastily, with some displeasure and energy, "No, not Zoraida; Maria, Maria
Luscinda and Zoraida took their places next her, opposite to them were Don Fernando and Cardenio, and next the captive and the other gentlemen, and by the side of the ladies, the curate and the barber.
Mohammed Beyd is your only hope," and with this assertion to provide the captive with food for thought, the Arab spurred forward toward the head of the column.
On the march a separate tent had been provided for the captive, and at night it was pitched between those of Mohammed Beyd and Werper.
But," says a Frenchman who has written a beautiful little book about this captive King, "'stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage': the soul of the child, who grew to be a youth, was never a prisoner.
Phil Scott has signed legislation updating the captive insurance laws in one of the world's largest captive domiciles, including a provision allowing the inclusion of agency captives as among the types the state can license.
Those unfamiliar with captives and how they should operate or who should manage them are perpetuating the idea that business owners should shy away from this so-called "unknown" and "volatile" strategy.
If properly structured and operated, captives can allow businesses to finance insurable risks through an alternative platform, consolidate their insurance purchases, and access the reinsurance market.