Doctors specialize in the science of healing, but tattoo artist Eric Catalano specializes in the art of it. By Cara Anthony The first fingernail tattoo started off as a joke by a man who lost the tips of two fingers in a construction accident in 2018.
Geoff Martha, who leads Medtronic’s restorative therapies group and previously oversaw the company’s spine business, will succeed Omar Ishrak as president and CEO on April 27. Ishrak ‘s nearly 10-year tenure as chairman and CEO of Medtronic will come to an end when he retires April 26.
The Outpatient Endovascular and Interventional Society will convene its Seventh Annual Scientific Meeting April 24-26 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel. This meeting is for the benefit of vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, or other specialists involved in office based endovascular procedures. The event is intended to describe current practices and
When most of us think of Valentine’s Day, we think about wine, roses, chocolates, and candlelit dinners in fancy restaurants. We think about love. What we don’t think about is work—especially when that work takes place in America’s healthcare system. (We’re likely to associate that with overloaded schedules,
The FDA has approved 510 (k) clearance for the Hyperfine Research Inc. bedside Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system, the world’s first bedside MRI. The Hyperfine system is 20 times lower cost, 35 times lower power consumption, and 10 times less weight than today’s fixed conventional MRI systems. Jonathan Rothberg,
Medtronic plc and the Medtronic Foundation are committing approximately $1.2 million to coronavirus relief efforts across the globe. These contributions encompass Medtronic Foundation cash contributions and product donations from the company, according to an announcement Feb. 10. Medtronic Foundation is partnering
By Peggy Bush There are two types of staining that can occur when treating telangiectasia. Type I is diffuse and results from vessel wall lysis after sclerotherapy. There is red cell extravasation to the reticular dermis and iron pigment remains after red cell lysis. Type II staining occurs with
By Ronald Bush, MD, FACS An advantage of having access to a histology lab cannot be overstated. The ability to scientifically study various venous issues is possible. One study we have recently completed and are now submitting is comparing the critical micelle concentration (CMC) of both Sotradecol (STS) and Polidocanol
The Venous Symposium 2020 will convene its 11th annual conference March 19-21 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, including a Latin language program. VS 2020 has scheduled 29 educational sessions, as well as an aesthetic vein course before the conference begins. In addition, VS also welcomes physicians
Vein Therapy News has added an economical new advertising opportunity to get rid of or acquire used medical devices: “Buy or Sell Used Medical Equipment.” Physicians have asked for a forum for moving their older medical equipment that is taking up room in their offices. Publications & Communications Inc., Vein