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VaR

Value at Risk

In risk analysis, a method to measure the probability of loss on an investment. One calculates the value at risk by measuring the historical trends and volatility of the investment. The method is used most often by investors in highly volatile commodities, such as energy products.
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Patient 4 did not receive a transplant; the VAD had to be removed when an infection developed, and at that point it became clear that his own heart had recovered enough to function without the VAD.
To address severe VAD in children of Kosrae and Yap, vitamin A capsule distribution is the most practical immediate response.
Power for the long-term Novacor VAD will come from a small silver-zinc battery pack mounted on a belt-skin transformer around the patient's waist.
Although the current clinical trial is evaluating the Levacor VAD as a bridge to transplant, the device is expected to be evaluated next as an alternative to heart transplant and may one day serve as a bridge to heart recovery, said Selzman.
Mark Tedder, a cardiothoracic surgeon and surgical director of mechanical circulatory support for Saint Thomas Heart VAD Center at Saint Thomas Hospital.
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The conditionally approved IDE would permit Thoratec to conduct a safety and efficacy study that will include up to 10 heart centers and would enroll up to 30 patients who will be followed while on VAD support until device removal.
The Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD) market contributes significantly to the total VAD market.
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Wallix, France based compliance specialist, has inked its first UK distribution deal with Metro VAD.
Aptec Holdings, one of the largest regional technology value-ddded distributors (VAD) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has revealed that its VAD business division has recorded 40% growth in 2011 over 2010.
Donald Hill, MD, a cardiac surgeon at California Pacific Medical (CPMC) center in San Francisco, CA, has performed minimally-invasive implantation of the Thoratec VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) in two patients who later received transplants.