Tag Archives: Obstructive

High Strength VICI Venous Stent Approved by FDA to Treat Iliofemoral Obstructive Disease

May 7th, 2019 Editors Radiology, Vascular Surgery Boston Scientific won FDA approval for its VICI VENOUS STENT for treating iliofemoral venous obstructive disease, a condition in which the veins in the pelvic region become blocked due to a clot or pressure from nearby anatomy, such as caused by May-Thurner syndrome. Because this stent is expected… Read More »

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

by caesararum “Apnea” in sleep apnea is a Greek term which means “without breath”. Individuals who are afflicted with sleep apnea repeatedly stop breathing during sleep, which occurs often for a minute or more, and many times each sleep time. This disorder can be caused either by complete blockage of the airway or by partial… Read More »