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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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Beyond tax questions, the domicile of the captive can be affected by multiple regulatory and operational issues.
A well-run captive can last as long as your company is in business, and a captive offers an exceptional vehicle in which to place risks that are too difficult and expensive to cover in the traditional market.
There are risk management, financial, and tax benefits to operating captive insurance companies, as well as providing autonomy to business and non-profit executives in terms of the construct and financing of insurance programs.
Under captive arrangements, clients become stakeholders in their insurance program, allowing them the opportunity to collect underwriting profits.
That amount will be fully tax-deductible to the operating company, and yet the new captive will pay no taxes on those funds, pursuant to section 831 (b) in the Internal Revenue Code--a potential net benefit of roughly $480,000.
He says the likelihood of needing sperm from CEC elephants is close to zero, given diversity in the wild Asian elephant gene pool and the large number of captive elephants still in Asia.
Non-traditional insurance solutions include claims-made liability insurance policies, risk purchasing group programs, captive and rent-a-captive insurance arrangements, and excess and surplus lines insurance placements.
CWD was first recognized in captive Mule Deer in Colorado (3) and subsequently described in the free-ranging cervid populations of Colorado and Wyoming (1); prevalence in these disease-endemic areas varies spatially and among the three sympatric cervid species (4).
During times of rising insurance premiums and difficulty in finding insurance coverage at all, insurance buyers, have looked a captive insurance mechanisms as a possible saving option (see sidebar for an explanation of terms used in this article).
SAVVY BUSINESSES ARE RESPONDING to the huge property and casualty insurance premiums prompted by September 11 by forming their own captive insurance companies so they not only get reduced premiums but also access to economy-priced reinsurance.
Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced today that the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE and pronounced I See) has designated the Delaware Insurance Department Bureau of Captive and Financial Insurance Products as an ICCIE Trained Organization.
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.