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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...

2014-01-08 08:27:38

CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalila Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on the development of next-generation steerable catheter technologies, today announced it has received CE mark approval for its Vado(TM) Steerable Introducer Sheath for vascular and intracardiac access including Atrial Fibrillation (AF) procedures. "During an ablation procedure, it is extremely important to have precise control over placement of the ablation catheter," says...

2013-12-20 23:21:02

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh and founded in 1984, is working to submit this idea, the Nurse Helpers, to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Hospital patients with an IV catheter often experience difficulty when it comes time to bathe or shower. To help out, an inventor and registered nurse from Gary, Ind., created a prototype for the patent-pending NURSE HELPERS. The accessory protects an IV catheter and prevents water, bacteria or other contaminants...

2013-12-17 11:33:06

Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues in Belgium have developed a specialized catheter for transplanting stem cells into the beating heart. The novel device includes a curved needle and graded openings along the needle shaft, allowing for increased distribution of cells. The result is maximized retention of stem cells to repair the heart. The findings appear in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. "Although biotherapies are increasingly more sophisticated, the tools for...

2013-12-12 23:02:44

Physicians use a catheter-based delivery system to place an expandable heart valve into the bodies of patients with aortic valve stenosis. Abington, PA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Abington Health’s Heart and Vascular Institute is now offering an aortic valve replacement option for patients who are unable to undergo open heart surgery. This procedure uses a catheter-based delivery system to place an expandable heart valve into the body. It doesn’t require open-chest surgery and is done...


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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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