News tagged with occlusion

Lower cuff pressure reduces wound complications in TKA

(HealthDay)—Lower tourniquet cuff pressure, achieved using a limb-occlusion pressure method, is associated with reduced postoperative wound complications after total knee arthroplasty, according to research ...

Jan 14, 2013
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Coronary angioplasty improves cardiac arrest survival

Coronary angioplasty improves survival in all patients with out of hospital cardiac arrest, according to research presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2012. The study was presented by Dr Annamaria Nicolino from the ...

Oct 20, 2012
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Severity of heart attack is dependent on the time of day

The size of a heart attack and subsequent left-ventricular function are significantly different based on the time of day onset of ischemia, according to a first of its kind study in humans, published online Nov. 17 in Circulation Re ...

Nov 21, 2011
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Results of the PROFI study reported at TCT 2011

Results from the PROFI study indicate that the use of a proximal balloon occlusion in carotid artery stenting lead to fewer cerebral ischemic lesions – a predictor of stroke – than with the use of a filter. Trial ...

Nov 12, 2011
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