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2012-06-27 22:49:06

Oxygen microparticles could deliver oxygen when breathing is impaired Patients unable to breathe because of acute lung failure or an obstructed airway need another way to get oxygen to their blood–and fast–to avoid cardiac arrest and brain injury. A team led by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital has designed tiny, gas-filled microparticles that can be injected directly into the bloodstream to quickly oxygenate the blood. The microparticles consist of a single layer of...

2010-04-14 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Biomedical Systems Division today announced the sale of a BARA-MED® XD computerized monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chamber to Mercy Medical Center in Canton, OH. Hyperbaric chambers are used in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), a non-invasive procedure in which the patient breathes 100% oxygen while fully enclosed in a specially...

2010-02-23 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Biomedical Systems Division today announced the placement of two (2) BARA-MED XD computerized monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chambers at Blue Mountain Health System Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center, Lehighton, PA. Hyperbaric chambers are used in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), which is a non-invasive procedure where the patient breathes 100% oxygen...

2009-10-26 06:09:00

AMPFING, Germany, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- German based LIFEBRIDGE AG has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a compact, lightweight, mobile heart-lung machine, a first for any manufacturer worldwide. The novel device received CE certification for Germany and Europe in 2008, and now FDA clearance makes the mobile LIFEBRIDGE(R) available for use as a cardiopulmonary support system in the important US market as well. Weighing a mere 38.5 lbs...

2009-06-18 08:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Division today announced the sale of an additional BARA-MED(R)XD monoplace hyperbaric oxygen chamber to St. John Wound Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. The state-of-the-art monoplace chamber is among the first computer-controlled hyperbaric chambers to be placed into service in Oklahoma. Hyperbaric chambers are used in Hyperbaric Oxygen...

2007-11-13 06:00:17

By Poff, D J Wong, R; Bulsara, M Poff DJ, Wong R, Bulsara M. Acute decompression illness and serum s100beta levels: A prospective observational pilot study. Undersea Hyperb Med 2007; 34(5):359-367. Background: S100beta, a calcium binding protein associated with astroglial cells and other tissues has been shown to be raised in the serum of patients with a number of neurological pathologies. As there are no published data on serum S100beta determinations in recreational divers affected by...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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