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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...

2014-01-30 12:28:23

DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the U.S., doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have used an artificial heart valve designed for aortic valve replacement to repair a mitral valve that was narrowed with calcium buildup. And they did it all through a catheter. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/DE56074 ) Approximately 5 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year. With an aging population that is often too frail...

2014-01-29 20:23:38

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nskl9w/cardiac_medical) has announced the addition of the "Emerging Markets for Cardiac Medical Devices" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nskl9w/cardiac_medical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) BRICSS Market Watch: The broad health care' division has been witnessing a rapid growth and...

2014-01-29 20:23:35

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bzzq4x/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Electrophysiology (EP) Devices- Market Growth Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bzzq4x/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The broad health care' division has been witnessing a rapid growth and technological improvements...

2014-01-27 08:27:19

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AtheroMed, a developer of innovative catheter technologies for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced that it has received FDA clearance to market the Phoenix Atherectomy System®, which allows physicians to treat PAD with a low profile atherectomy catheter that continuously removes diseased material as it is debulked and does not require specialized capital equipment. "Peripheral artery disease, especially...

2014-01-17 23:23:16

From January 1st to June 1st 2014, eligible students with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, and transverse myelitis can submit their applications for one of five 180 Medical college scholarships. Winners of the award will be given $1,000 to be used for their future academic endeavors. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 180 Medical, one of the leading catheter suppliers in the country, is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications for its 2014 College...

2014-01-13 08:29:03

Company Establishes Sales and Marketing Oversight Committee for Neutrolin Commercialization BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorMedix Inc. (NYSE MKT: CRMD), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment of cardio-renal and infectious disease, today announced the establishment of letters of intent for the importation, sales, marketing and distribution of the Neutrolin catheter lock solution with...

2014-01-10 08:24:08

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorMedix Inc. (NYSE MKT: CRMD), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment of cardio-renal and infectious disease, today announced that the European Patent Office ("EPO") has granted a European patent for a low heparin catheter lock solution for maintaining patency and preventing infection in a hemodialysis catheter (sometimes referred to as "the Prosl...


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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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