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2014-03-13 08:27:58

WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc., developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize direct-to-tumor drug delivery, announced today that the company has received 510(k) FDA clearance and the CE Mark for its enhanced line of Surefire Guiding Catheters used in radioembolization and chemoembolization procedures. Surefire's newest guiding catheters--Axis, Cobra1 and Simmons1--are designed to provide Interventional Radiologists and...

2014-03-13 08:27:54

Innovation intended to improve cytology yields by up to 800 percent SAUSALITO, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas, Inc., (www.sanovas.com) a life science technology company focused on developing and commercializing next generation micro-invasive diagnostics, devices and drug delivery technologies announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued patent # 8,668,654 for the company's Cytological Brushing System. The Cytological Brushing System is a...

2014-03-05 16:22:49

CLEVELAND, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions has announced the launch of NEU(TM) View Radiopaque Translucent Solutions, an innovative polymer formulation that provides catheter manufacturers and healthcare professionals enhanced material functionality and performance. Catheters made using the patent-pending NEU View technology provide optical visibility (translucent) when...

2014-03-05 12:26:39

Rise of Middle Class and Increased Government Investment in Healthcare Will Expand Patient Access to Cardiac Arrhythmia Treatment, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that growth in the Chinese electrophysiology (EP) mapping and ablation device market will largely be driven by the expansion of the middle class in China, which has led to a rise in the number of people who seek out treatment...

2014-02-27 23:27:12

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh, is working to submit the Ez Pd Cath Kit to applicable companies for their review and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Two inventors from Elk Grove, Calif., want to improve catheter safety. "We wanted to offer a way to prevent poking and infection during transfer-set/catheter connection, so we conceived of our design," said one inventor who works in the healthcare field. They created a prototype of their idea....

2014-02-19 23:22:31

Hollister's new catheters add to its line of quality products and services. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Hollister Incorporated announced today the launch of two new intermittent catheters, VaPro™ touch free hydrophilic intermittent catheter and Apogee IC™ intermittent catheter. These two new intermittent catheters build upon the existing Hollister Continence Care portfolio of intermittent catheter products and services, which includes the Advance Plus™ touch free...

single-chip catheter-based device that would provide forward-looking, real-time, three-dimensional imaging from inside the heart
2014-02-19 07:06:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Engineers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new catheter-based device that provides real-time, 3D imaging from inside the heart and arteries. The breakthrough device could someday assist cardiac surgeons working in the heart, and potentially allow more of a patient’s clogged arteries to be cleared without major surgery, the researchers said. The tiny device integrates ultrasound transducers with processing...

2014-02-18 08:30:23

CAMPBELL, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apama Medical, a privately held medical device company formed by Shifamed's medical incubator, today announced receipt of a Chinese notice of allowance for claims covering their low profile electrode assembly that enables the attachment of flexible electrodes to an ablation balloon for energy delivery and monitoring. The Chinese patent will complement an existing patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,295,902) giving Apama broad claim coverage for...

2014-02-10 08:25:43

CAMPBELL, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shifamed LLC, a medical technology incubator, today announced the allowances of claims in key additional patents for its steerable catheter technology that enables tip deflection without the limitations of traditional pull-wire technology. Pull-wire based deflection systems have inherent restrictions including poor torque response and 'whipping' of the tip during rotation. The patented technology includes a first-of-its-kind design to...

2014-02-05 08:30:23

System Provides Physicians New Option for Treating Complete Blockages in the Major Arteries of the Leg NATICK, Mass., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) has announced the U.S. launch and first use of the OffRoad(TM) Re-Entry Catheter System, an important addition to the company's portfolio of tools to treat complete arterial blockages in the major arteries of the legs. These blockages, called chronic total occlusions (CTOs), are associated with advanced peripheral...


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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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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
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