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Duke University Medical Center researchers have verified data that suggest three medical factors appear to correlate with mortality for a patient who has been under anesthesia for an operation.
Anesthesiology researchers have shown that a device approved by the Food and Drug Administration to reduce the risk that patients will recall their surgery does not lower the risk of the problem, known as intraoperative awareness, any more than a less expensive method.
IRVINE, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Masimo Rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), Masimo Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SETÂ® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that it has acquired SEDLine, Inc., a pioneering manufacturer of brain function monitoring.
A team of researchers from the Canary Islands has developed a technique for automatically controlling anaesthesia during surgical operations. The new system detects the hypnotic state of the patient at all times and supplies the most appropriate dose of anaesthetic.
Waking up during surgery with subsequent recall is surprisingly common, affecting around 1-in-500 surgical cases, U.S. researchers conclude.
Michael Avidan, George Mashour and David Glick highlight the serious issue of awareness during anaesthesia in a recent review published by F1000 Medicine Reports.
Like general anesthesia without the risks CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- General anesthesia (GA) remains a popular anesthetic for cosmetic surgery. More enlightened surgeons and anesthesia providers avoid GA for cosmetic surgery.
Aspect Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASPM) will report earnings results for the 2008 third quarter on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. Following the earnings announcement on Wednesday morning, the Company will host a conference call and live webcast at 10:00 a.m.
Aspect Medical Systems (NASDAQ: ASPM), the global market leader in brain monitoring technology, today announced that the Company's letter to the editor regarding a study and editorial evaluating use of BIS(R) technology to reduce the risk of anesthesia awareness was published in the July 24th issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
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