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Radiation During EVAR Damages Operators’ DNA

Nov 20, 2017

A study published in Circulation has shown for the first time that an acute DNA damage response occurs in operators performing fluoroscopically-guided interventions such as endovascular aortic repair (EVAR). | Read More

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FDA Approves New Rivaroxaban Dosing for Extended VTE

Nov 01, 2017

The 10 mg once-daily dose of rivaroxaban (Xarelto) has been approved by the FDA for reducing continued risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) after patients complete at least 6 months of initial anticoagulation therapy. | Read More

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Prospective, Multicenter Trials Assesses Safety of Convertible IVC Filter

Oct 12, 2017

The safety and conversion rate of the VenaTech Convertible filter were evaluated in a prospective, multicenter trial. | Read More

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Novel Paclitaxel-Matrix-Coated Balloon Catheter Outperforms Uncoated Balloon Angioplasty

Oct 12, 2017

Researchers compared treatment with paclitaxel–resveratrol-matrix-coated peripheral balloon angioplasty versus plain old balloon angioplasty in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery occlusive disease in femoro-popliteal lesions. | Read More

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Treating Acute PE: Which Technique Is More Effective and Safe?

Oct 05, 2017

Researchers compared ultrasound-accelerated endovascular thrombolysis (USAT) and pigtail catheter-directed thrombolysis (PCDT) for the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism (PE), and they found that the techniques are similarly effective and safe. | Read More

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Introducing the New Vascular Disease Management

Sep 06, 2017

The official news source for the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) providing information on the latest advancements in peripheral vascular disease treatment. | Read More

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Novel Device Prevents Pulmonary Embolism in Trauma Patients

Sep 06, 2017

A novel device was able to prevent clinically significant pulmonary embolism (PE) and fatal PE in critically ill trauma patients. | Read More

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First Patient in World Randomized to New Study to Evaluate Treatment for Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis

Jul 17, 2017

Morristown Medical Center Randomizes First Patient in World to New Study to Evaluate Treatment for Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis | Read More

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New Compendium of Resources for Venous Thromboembolism Patient Education and Discharge Materials

Jun 15, 2017

Joint Commission Compendium of Resources is Now Available to the Public for Free | Read More