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A STAR™ Is Born: Spinal Tumor Ablation with Radiofrequency Significantly Reduces Pain Associated with Metastatic Spinal Tumors

By Alicia Armeli Each year, 400,000 people in the US alone suffer from bone metastases.1 Frequently seen in the spine—and specifically in the vertebrae—spinal tumors make up 40% of all bone metastatic disease.2,3 Pain associated with this condition can be excruciating. Merit Medical’s STAR™ Tumor Ablation System (Spinal Tumor Ablation with Radiofrequency)—a unique device designed […]

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Achieve Radial Access with Ease

By Alicia Armeli PreludeEase™—Merit Medical’s newest line of Hydrophilic Sheath Introducers—has made the transradial artery approach even better. Studies show that hydrophilic coating on sheath introducers can reduce the incidence of artery spasm and improve patient comfort during transradial diagnostic and interventional coronary procedures.1 In recent years, the transradial approach has become increasingly popular for […]

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What Is the Super HeRO?

By Alicia Armeli Short of leaping tall buildings at a single bound, the Super HeRO™ Adapter is living up to its name. “The Super HeRO gives you options to customize your approach—unique patients unique procedures.” –Dr. Stephen E. Hohmann, MD, FACS, Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Dallas, Texas “The new HeRO […]

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Physician Faculty to Impart their Commitment to Interventional Spine Procedures during Upcoming Education Program

As an interventional neuroradiologist, Dr. Amish Doshi, Associate Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery, Chief of Neuroradiology and the Director of Spine Imaging and Interventions at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, has had the opportunity to treat a variety of disorders of the head, neck and spine.  Throughout his career, he has developed […]

Merit Medical Launches Think Hero Graft Training Program

Merit Medical’s inaugural Think HeRO Graft Training Course was held at the Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE) in Houston, TX on September 22 and 23. ThinkHeroGraft is an education program that prepares surgeons and physicians to use the HeRO® Graft as a method for end-stage dialysis access, for patients with central venous […]