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2014-02-18 12:30:14

DALLAS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillar Palatal, LLC, a medical device company that manufactures and markets the Pillar Procedure, along with Airway Management, a company that develops, manufactures and markets oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement between the two companies. Effective immediately, Pillar Palatal will become the exclusive United States distributor of the myTAP oral appliance,...

2014-01-28 23:04:43

5i Sciences appoints three new Directors to its Board, and raises $2MM to further development of its products in anesthesia care and sleep medicine. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 5i Sciences Inc., a medical technology company focused on airway management products, announces the appointment of three new Directors to its Board: Mr. Avram Miller, Dena Bravata, M.D., and Mr. David Goldsmith. Mr. Miller will become the Board’s Vice-Chairman and a member of the Board’s Executive...

2012-06-06 23:01:15

Mercy Research & Development has pioneered the Adjustable Tongue Blade to update the common tonsillectomy procedure. The new tool makes the surgery more comfortable for patients, helps surgeons quickly establish a secure airway, and adjusts to fit multiple patients for cost-effectiveness. Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Tonsillectomies are one of the oldest and most common surgical procedures performed on children in the United States. A new surgical tool developed at Mercy...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

Study concludes that use of capnography can significantly reduce patient deaths and brain damage from serious airway problems in intensive care units Jerusalem, Israel / Needham, MA (PRWEB) May 03, 2011 Oridion (SIX Swiss Exchange: ORIDN), creator of the Smart Capnographyâ“ž¢ family of decision support tools for the monitoring of effective ventilation, today heralded a landmark British study concluding that the use of capnography can significantly reduce patient...

2011-04-18 12:16:00

BOTHELL, Wash., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GlideScope® video laryngoscope, invented by Canadian vascular surgeon Dr. Jack Pacey and manufactured in Vancouver, B.C., is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2011. A celebration will be held on April 21st at the company's new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Burnaby, B.C. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061011/SFW044LOGO) Since its introduction, the GlideScope brand has forged the path for an...

2011-03-30 13:37:02

Study also shows routine monitoring of breathing could reduce deaths in intensive care A major UK study on complications of anesthesia has shown that obese patients are twice as likely to develop serious airway problems during a general anesthetic than non-obese patients. 'The airway' means the air passages from the outside world to the lungs, which must be kept open to keep the patient alive. The study also shows that the use of a simple breathing monitor, called a capnograph, could...

2010-10-27 15:30:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to introduce the GlideScope® Direct intubation trainer, designed to facilitate instruction of classic direct laryngoscopy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061011/SFW044LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061011/SFW044LOGO) Made of stainless steel, the GlideScope Direct is a reusable blade with the look and feel of a standard 3.5 size Macintosh blade. The GlideScope Direct...

2010-03-09 08:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Hypnoz Therapeutic Devices, Inc. announced today it has signed an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with LMA North America, Inc. The agreement appoints LMANA as the exclusive distributor in the United States of Hypnoz's first product - the Jaw Elevation Device (JED(TM)). This agreement represents the parties' first partnership together. The JED(TM) is an externally applied, non-invasive device which assists the provider in maintaining an open airway in...

2009-12-10 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Army, through the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), has awarded Energid Technologies a contract to develop a robotic approach to airway management. After trauma or injury, airway management typically involves clearing a patient's airway and inserting a tube to maintain oxygen flow in preparation for further treatment. This process, endotracheal intubation, is critical as the loss of proper air circulation is...


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