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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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Although some of the existing drugs used to treat congestive heart failure can provide a short- term increase in the heart's ability to pump blood, they do so at the cost of exacerbating the underlying disease.
Congestive heart failure today is the most frequent cause of hospitalization for people age 65 and older.
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Results on hypertension, edema and congestive heart failure for the EDGE and EDGE II studies were consistent with the results of the MEDAL study.
Commenting on this financing, MiCardia Chairman Michael Henson said, "We are pleased with the enthusiasm shown by various investment groups in the MiCardia vision for percutaneous and non-invasive dynamically adjustable devices for the treatment of heart valve disease and congestive heart failure.
We are making significant progress in our product development programs in the areas of inflammatory disease, Huntington's disease and congestive heart failure, while also enhancing our manufacturing capabilities.
We believe the breadth and quality of clinical evidence supporting the use of EECP therapy in patients with congestive heart failure, including the most recent results from the PEECH trial, especially in patients aged 65 and older, clearly demonstrates the significant benefits obtained by patients, including improvements in the ability to exercise, a reduction in symptoms and an improved quality of life," said Thomas Glover, president and chief executive officer of Vasomedical.
The paper entitled, "Continuous Renal Replacement for Congestive Heart Failure," showing the effectiveness of removing excess salt and fluids in patients with Congestive Heart Failure disease, describes experiments conducted by the Company's Research Group, led by Dr.
Targeted Genetics' growing body of intellectual property related to AAV manufacturing supports several of the Company's product development programs, including its inflammatory arthritis, HIV/AIDS vaccine and congestive heart failure programs.
Vasomedical had made a formal request for a revision of Medicare reimbursement coverage to expand existing coverage for angina to include less severe angina and to add congestive heart failure as a primary indication.