occluder


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occluder

(əˈkluːdə)
n
1. (Medicine) med an implement that is used to cover or stop up a hole in the heart
2. (Medicine) ophthalmol an appliance that is used to shut out light to the eye
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electronic venous occluder with flexible arm the percentage of occlusion is median.
M2 PHARMA-June 5, 2019-Gore announces US FDA PMA for the GORE CARDIOFORM ASD Occluder to treat atrial septal defects
Global Banking News-June 5, 2019-Gore announces US FDA PMA for the GORE CARDIOFORM ASD Occluder to treat atrial septal defects
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 5, 2019-Gore announces US FDA PMA for the GORE CARDIOFORM ASD Occluder to treat atrial septal defects
'The same team (that performed the procedure) has performed 15 more interventional procedures on children with a hole in the heart (ventricular septal defect) by using a new type of device called multi-functional occluder (MFO), hence avoiding open-heart surgery.
The diameter of the PMVSD was measured at the largest diastolic phase, and an occluder was selected based on this measurement.
A recent Star Tribune article reported on a new treatment option for the condition, the Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder from Abbott Laboratories.
The advantageous safety features of the Amplatzer PFO Occluder have enabled it to be preferred in other two RCTs: the RESPECT (Randomized Evaluation of Recurrent Stroke Comparing PFO Closure to Established Current Standard of Care Treatment) and the PC (Clinical Trial Comparing Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Using the Amplatzer PFO Occluder with Medical Treatment in Patients with Cryptogenic Embolism) (39,40).
Occlusion with an atrial septum defect (ASD) septal occluder (12 mm, Starway medical technology, V150801122039) was performed in this patient [Figure 1].
He recounted his operation eight years ago where a metal occluder the size of a five peso coin was placed to seal a hole in his heart.
At present, transcatheter closure of PDA with Occulotech duct occluder along with other devices is widely being used as an alternative to surgical treatment.4-6 In this case, we closed a large PDA with Occulotech duct occluder through transvenous route only.
With the patient viewing the fixation target, introduce an occluder to the left eye and observe the right eye for any sign of movement to take up fixation.