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2012-10-29 19:21:19

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World renowned surgeon Dr. Inderbir Gill, Chairman of the University of Southern California's Institute of Urology at the Keck School of Medicine, will be performing a robotic outpatient, urethral catheter-free radical prostatectomy using the latest daVinci Si robotic surgery system at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 30 at the miVIP Surgery Center in Beverly Hills. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121029/LA02239LOGO-a)...

2012-10-29 03:20:54

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC, a leading provider of cardiovascular technologies, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE mark approval for its new SENSATION PLUS(®) 7.5Fr. 40cc intra-aortic balloon (IAB) catheter. This new larger-volume, fiber-optic IAB catheter will allow clinicians to provide a higher-efficacy IAB counterpulsation therapy "at the speed of light" to smaller...

2012-10-24 11:26:20

AGAWAM, Mass., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new white paper is available to assist medical device manufacturers with understanding recent changes to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) thinking regarding endotoxin testing. The paper is available to download from the Web at http://www.microtestlabs.com/medical-device-endotoxin-testing-paper. Titled "FDA Updates Medical Device Endotoxin Testing Program (New Guidance)," the new white paper is authored by Steven G. Richter, Ph.D., a...

2012-10-10 07:27:16

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc. announced today that the company has received 510(k) FDA clearance to market its line of Surefire Angiographic Catheters. Surefire Medical will launch these products in the United States later this year. Surefire's Angiographic Catheter line is designed to provide interventional radiologists with far greater flexibility and the highest level of trackability when performing infusion procedures. With a large inner lumen...

2012-10-04 02:26:48

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC) a leading developer and manufacturer of precision guided therapy tools designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, said today it has received clearance to market its new Visions(®) PV .035 Digital IVUS Catheter in both the US and Europe. The new intravascular ultrasound catheter is designed to image large vessels and facilitate the use of less iodinated contrast in...

2012-10-02 06:26:20

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vessix Vascular, Inc., a developer of novel percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) balloon catheter technology for the treatment of hypertension, announced today that it has been named to the FierceMedicalDevices "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the leading medical device and diagnostic companies of 2012. Vessix was chosen as one of the Fierce 15 based, in part, on the innovation, creativity and promise of the Vessix V2 Renal Denervation...

2012-10-01 06:26:46

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ:ROCM), the world's leading developer and manufacturer of silicone catheters for continence care, today announced its next generation of male external catheters with the launch of the Spirit(TM) Hydrocolloid Adhesive Sheath. Spirit is the first and only male external catheter to combine the moisture-wicking properties of a hydrocolloid adhesive with the superior breathability of silicone....

2012-09-28 14:21:47

SKILLMAN, N.J., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today it has completed the acquisition of 180 Medical Holdings, Inc. ("180 Medical"). 180 Medical is a leader in the home delivery of disposable, intermittent catheters and urologic medical supplies in the U.S. The company will continue to operate as 180 Medical out of its headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma....

2012-09-26 10:24:15

Breakthrough heart-assist technique, led by Cardiovascular Institute heart specialist Dr. Theodore Schreiber, underlines DMC role as national innovator in cardiac care; patient "comfortable and already back at work" one day after painless, 60-minute procedure Physicians and patient are available for interviews DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced today that the hospital group's Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has conducted the...

2012-09-18 10:25:09

TEQUESTA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Poiesis Medical has unveiled the first urinary catheter designed to address the risks associated with urinary catheterization. The traditional Foley catheters used today are clinically proven to cause trauma to the bladder; creating significant complications such as cystitis, hematuria, CAUTI (catheter associated urinary tract infections), and in long term catheter users, an increased risk of bladder cancer. The CDC estimates CAUTI alone...


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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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