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2013-05-01 08:29:51

SAN ANTONIO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BiO2 Medical, Inc., a Texas based medical device manufacturer with corporate offices in San Antonio, Texas, and R&D and manufacturing operations in Golden, Colorado, is among the first to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of their Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to begin an Early Feasibility Pilot Study (EFPS) using the Angel(TM) Catheter. The Angel(TM) Catheter is the first to combine the functions of an...

2013-04-26 09:59:12

Novel treatment has potential in multiple cardiovascular diseases Up to 10 per cent of patients with high blood pressure are resistant to treatment, which puts them at increased risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attacks. Clinical trials show that catheter-based renal denervation reduces blood pressure in patients who do not respond to conventional drug therapy. Use of the technique is increasing in Europe and worldwide and several national societies have published guidance...

2013-04-22 12:31:39

RnRMarketResearch.com offers the latest Electrophysiology (EP) devices market research reports with market growth analysis and emerging BRICS markets for the period 2009 - 2015. DALLAS, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Global Electrophysiology (EP) Devices- Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015" and "Electrophysiology (EP) Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2009-2015" are new reports available at RnR Market Research reports...

2013-04-22 08:30:17

Century Medical, Inc. Distributes TriReme Products in Japan PLEASANTON Calif. and SINGAPORE, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical, Inc. and its affiliates (TriReme) announced today that its Japanese partner, Century Medical, Inc. (CMI), has received Shonin approval for the Glider(TM) PTCA catheter indicated for treating the stenotic portion of coronary arteries or bypass grafts to improve myocardial perfusion. Combining a skived tip and a unique braided shaft, Glider(TM) is...

2013-04-10 08:31:53

Presentations Review Findings from Nearly 1,000 Clinical Cases Performed in Germany to Date MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announced today that cardiologists throughout Germany gathered to discuss clinical experiences with the HeartLight System and its role in the treatment of advanced AF. The featured event was held on April 3, in...

2013-03-19 10:01:29

Location, location, location. A new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study shows the real-estate mantra also holds true when it comes to choosing correct catheter placement in children. The research findings, described online March 18 in JAMA Pediatrics, show that catheters in children inserted in a vessel in the arm or leg and not threaded into a large vein near the heart are nearly four times as likely to dislodge, cause vein inflammation or dangerous blood clots as are catheters advanced...

2013-03-18 12:28:21

LIVE BIG.pack small contest celebrates new levels of freedom and discretion accomplished with breakthrough product design. MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coloplast U.S. today announced the launch of SpeediCath(®) Compact Set, a groundbreaking all-in-one intermittent catheter and attached bag that is small enough to fit in a pocket or handbag. With its discreet packaging, hydrophilic coating and all-in-one design, SpeediCath Compact Set opens up exciting, new...

2013-03-11 08:28:10

SAN ANTONIO, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BiO2 Medical, Inc., a Texas based medical device manufacturer with corporate offices in San Antonio, Texas, and R&D and manufacturing operations in Golden, Colorado, is pleased to announce the first placement of their triple lumen Angel(TM) Catheter in the European Union. The Angel(TM) Catheter is a Nitinol (Nickel Titanium alloy), Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter, permanently attached to a central venous catheter (CVC) for the use of...

2013-03-07 08:29:14

Newly released Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) market data for 2012 shows ICU Medical connectors incorporating its foundational split septum and internal blunt cannula technology outsell the next leading technology by more than 2:1 SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICUI) today announced that its family of needlefree intravenous (IV) connectors was chosen by U.S. healthcare providers more than twice as often as any other connector...

2013-03-06 23:01:29

180 Medical, a leading urologic catheter supplier in the United States, wants to help hard working young adults with medical hardships through their college scholarship program. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 College bound young adults have a lot of responsibilities they need to handle, but young adults with medical conditions have the added responsibility of managing their health while staying on top of their school work. 180 Medical, a leading urologic catheter supplier in the...


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Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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