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2014-06-16 08:30:08

HAIFA, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OHK Medical Devices the leading manufacturer of the HemaClear(R) tourniquet announces the Journal of Surgery Research and Practice publication of Templeton-Ward et al study titled "The Use of the S-Mart Tourniquet in Hand Surgery: a Safe and Effective Way to Provide a Bloodless Field" (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/402184). The study details the safety and effectiveness of exsanguination and bleeding control when the...

2014-04-17 16:27:22

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 percent of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital's open heart surgeries are now bloodless, meaning no blood or blood products given during surgery. The Memphis, Tenn., hospital's Heart Institute has been taking aggressive steps to minimize blood loss during surgery and reduce perioperative blood transfusions over the last 18 months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76284 "Blood transfusions increase a...

2010-01-29 11:14:00

ENGLEWOOD, N.J., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ) will be the featured speaker at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center today, 1:00-2:00 pm. Congressman Rothman will announce the latest batch of federal funds, $1.49 million, for the Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery. This brings the total amount of federal funding secured by Congressman Rothman for this institute to $4.69 million in federal resources and to over six...

2009-04-23 08:55:02

Experts find little evidence for transfusions improving healthMilwaukee--An exhaustive review and analysis of the medical literature by a panel of experts at the International Consensus Conference on Transfusion and Outcomes (ICCTO) held this month in Phoenix concluded that there is little evidence to support a beneficial effect from the greatest number of transfusions currently being given to patients. The vast majority of studies show an association between red blood cell transfusions and...

2009-04-22 07:00:00

International panel of experts finds little evidence for transfusions improving health MILWAUKEE, Wis., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An exhaustive review and analysis of the medical literature by a panel of experts at the International Consensus Conference on Transfusion and Outcomes (ICCTO) held this month in Phoenix concluded that there is little evidence to support a beneficial effect from the greatest number of transfusions currently being given to patients. The vast majority of studies...

2009-03-10 12:40:00

ENGLEWOOD, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery (formerly the NJ Institute for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery) at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. The new name reflects the Institute's commitment to the comprehensive management of patient blood and blood products to improve patient outcomes. Since the 1994 inception of the Institute, Englewood Hospital has...

2005-09-08 15:05:00

A new device for removing liver tumours with virtually no blood loss has been successfully used for the first time in America. The Habib 4X resection device is named after its inventor Professor Nagy Habib, Professor of Hepato-Biliary Surgery at Imperial College London and chief of service for gastrointestinal surgery at Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust in west London. The revolutionary new device uses radiofrequency energy to 'seal' tissue around a tumour site, allowing the tumour to be...


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