15 Feb 2018

ANGIODYNAMICS TO PRESENT AT THE BARCLAYS GLOBAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE

AngioDynamics, Inc. , a provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, peripheral vascular disease, surgery and oncology, has announced that Jim Clemmer, president and CEO, and Michael C. Greiner, executive vice president and CFO, will present at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference at 3:20 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March

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15 Feb 2018

IAC RESEARCH LETTER OF INTENT DEADLINE APRIL 2

  The deadline for submitting a letter of tenant to submit a full research program proposal to be funded by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) is April 2. The IAC Research Committee will be awarding one-year grants or continuation grants up to a maximum of $75,000 (including institutional overhead). This

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08 Feb 2018

16th IVC TO HOST 800+ VEIN CARE SPECIALISTS TO LEARN LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN VENOUS DISEASE MANAGEMENT

  By Larry Storer The International Vein Congress (IVC) will host its 16th annual meeting April 19-21 in Miami Beach, Fla., at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in collaboration with the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS). Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT, who founded the conference and has directed

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11 Jan 2018

PRISM TRIAL EVALUATES SAFETY, EFFICACY OF INDIGO ASPIRATION SYSTE

Results of the multicenter PRISM trial were published by Richard R. Saxon, MD, et al in the  Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR; 2018;29:92–100). PRISM evaluated the safety and initial efficacy of a power aspiration–based extraction technique for treatment of peripheral arterial thromboembolism using the Indigo aspiration system from Penumbra Inc.. The JVIR investigators

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11 Jan 2018

FDA APPROVES XABLECATH BLUNT TIP SUPPORT CATHETER

  XableCath’s blunt tip support catheter has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In two clinical investigator-led studies, the device was demonstrated to be a safe, effective, and easy-to-use device, enabling therapeutic options for patients with PAD,” said Johannes Dahm, MD and director of Interventional Cardiology

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06 Jan 2018

STUDY SHOWS STEM CELL TRANSPLANT IS BETTER THAN DRUG THERAPY FOR SCLERODERMA

Photo courtesy of American College of Rheumatology   Adding irradiation before transplant improves long-term results and should change practice    Scleroderma with internal organ involvement is a debilitating and lethal autoimmune disorder with few effective treatments. But a study led by Duke Health researchers has found new cause for optimism using an

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27 Nov 2017

WHAT’S UP IN THE NEW YEAR? PHYSICIANS RESPOND TO ISSUES FACING THEM IN 2018

By Larry Storer When I recently polled a dozen physician leaders by email about what issues were at the top of their list of the most critical issues facing them in 2018, concerns fell into two categories: political and medical. Then, face-to-face conversations with some of the physicians attending the

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