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2014-08-01 08:24:28

PHILADELPHIA, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New title addresses the challenges and opportunities of anesthesia in non-traditional settings Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of the first edition of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA), which focuses on the growing national trend to perform more...

2014-07-03 11:09:55

University of Washington Researchers compared combination to a local anesthetic alone Epidural injections with a glucocorticoid in combination with the local anesthetic lidocaine appear to be no better in reducing pain and physical limitations in patients with spinal stenosis, a common spine disorder, than injections of lidocaine alone, a new study has found. Glucocorticoids, also known as corticosteroids, are commonly used to treat inflammation. "Compared to injections with...

2014-06-04 08:32:59

FDA Approves SYNERA® (lidocaine and tetracaine) Topical Patch for Home Use SOUDERTON, Pa., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Galen US Incorporated today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a labeling change that allows SYNERA®(1) (lidocaine and tetracaine) topical patch to be used at home. SYNERA® is a technological advance that can help prevent needle stick pain associated with superficial IVs and superficial dermatological procedures; it combines two...

2014-05-16 08:26:43

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that data for POSIDUR((TM)) (SABER(®)-Bupivacaine), an investigational drug for administration into the surgical site to produce post-surgical analgesia, is being presented at the International Anesthetic Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held on May 17-20 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal. "Bupivacaine is a widely used local anesthetic...

2014-04-01 16:25:48

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that data for POSIDUR((TM)) (SABER(®)-Bupivacaine), an investigational drug for administration into the surgical site to produce post-surgical analgesia, is being presented at the 39(th) Annual American Society of Regional Anesthetic and Pain Medicine Meeting. The meeting will be held on April 3-6 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers in Chicago....

2014-03-07 23:21:44

The global market for anesthesia and respiratory devices was valued at $11.1 billion in 2012 and was estimated at $12.4 billion for 2013. BCC Research expects the market to grow to nearly $19.6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 9.5% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices: Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...

Propofol Breakthrough New Anesthetics
2013-09-23 09:33:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from an international team of scientists has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, the drug widely known for being implicated in the death of music icon Michael Jackson. According to a report published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology, the international team located the specific site on the brain where propofol binds to receptors and sedates patients before surgery. "For many...

2013-05-14 23:04:39

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com) are now offering Exparel®, an advance in anesthesia and postoperative pain control, for use in local anesthesia during anorectal operations. Also known as microsomal bupivicaine, Exparel® lengthens the duration of local anesthesia for up to 72 hours following anorectal surgery. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates is pleased to be able...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.