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Consumer Information on: Bard LifeStent and LifeStent XL Vascular Stent - P070014S010 by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 12:00am This is a brief overview of information related to FDA’s approval to market this product. See the links below to the Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED) and product labeling for more complete information on this product, its indications for use, and the basis for FDA’s approval. Product Name: LifeSte ... Read on »
Could Arthritis Be Part of Metabolic Syndrome? by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Metabolic syndrome is a condition defined by a group of risk factors which are linked to heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The syndrome is characterized by high blood pressure, abdominal obesity, high triglyceride levels, low HDL levels, a pro-inflammatory state (high C-reactive protein) and high blood sugar. Although osteoarthritis has been ... Read on »
Your Brain on Finals by Danielle Tate Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 1:55pm Last week was finals week for me. Any of you who are now (or have ever been) college students will know what sort of terror that strikes into the scholar's heart. When I'm in the middle of the quarter, I don't think much about finals. It's all about the learning. This quarter, I built a full picture of how the heart pumps blood, from the activ ... Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Boston Scientific Innova Self-Expanding Stent System by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 16 Jun 2011 12:00am Recall Class: Class I Date Recall Initiated: May 19, 2011 Product(s): Boston Scientific Innova Over-the-Wire Self-Expanding Stent System. 505 devices are subject to this recall. Lot/ Serial Numbers: 14185610; 14186554; 14186392; 14212643; 14112648; 14222479; 14185609; 14186566; 14188380; 14190185; 14166907; 1420 ... Read on »
Boston Scientific Innova Self-Expanding Stent System: Recall - Failure to Deploy by FDA Posted Fri 17 Jun 2011 2:10pm [Posted 06/17/2011] AUDIENCE: Interventional Radiology, Risk Manager ISSUE: Complaints of no deployment and partial deployment have been received. This type of failure may result in vessel wall injury, increased procedure time and/or emergency surgery to remove the partially deployed stent. This recall does not affe ... Read on »
Cook Medical Announces FDA Clearance for Advance® 35LP PTA Balloon Dilatation Catheter - PVD by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 11:05pm Not too long ago I had an extensive interview with the Leg Therapies Division of Cook Medical too, follow the link below for the full story.  Cook Medical Interview Discussing PAD Leg Therapies– Rob Lyles, VP Peripheral Intervention Division “I posed Rob with a scenario, and asked whether I would have the same type of surgery on my leg as m ... Read on »
EverFlex Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 12:00am The EverFlex Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System is used to re-open narrowed (stenotic) regions of the superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries which supply blood to the legs. It consists of two components, the stent and the delivery... (Approved: 3/7/2012) Read on »
Consumer Information on: S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL and S.M.A.R.T. Vascular Stent Systems - P120002 by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 12:00am The S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL and S.M.A.R.T. Vascular Stent Systems are used to re-open narrowed (stenotic) regions of the superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries which supply blood to the legs. Read on »
10 Things I Learned During My Week at Cleveland Clinic by LBontherun Posted Wed 19 Dec 2012 8:39pm I don’t normally apologize for my lack of posting. Updating this blog on a regular schedule is something that I’ve never been good at (I’d rather write when I actually have something to say than fill a post with crap just for the sake of publishing), and I don’t have any delusions that people are sitting around anxiously waiting for the next HO ... Read on »
Consumer Information on: Complete® SE Vascular Stent System - P110040 by FDA Posted Mon 23 Sep 2013 12:00am The Complete SE Vascular Stent System is used to re-open narrowed (stenotic) regions of the superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries which supply blood to the legs. It consists of two components, the stent and the delivery system. The stent is Read on »