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2013-09-13 23:19:01

Nobles Medical today announced that it has received a NAI (No Actions Indicated) determination from its recent FDA audit; this is the second year in a row that the company has received this perfect result. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Prof. Dr. Anthony Nobles, CEO of NMT2 commented, “Our record in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance is the backbone of our company. Being recognized by the FDA as well as our European notified bodies demonstrates our...

2013-09-12 11:34:04

A team of researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has developed an antibody that could prevent Candida infections that often afflict hospitalized patients who receive central lines. Margaret Hostetter, MD, director of infectious diseases at Cincinnati Children's, and her team developed the antibody, which prevents Candida albicans from binding to heparin, thereby stopping the formation of biofilm in a rat model of catheter-associated infection. A biofilm is a...

2013-09-12 08:26:57

Millennium Research Group's New Market Share Data Captures Over 30 Percent of Quarterly Ablation Procedures in China TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, electrophysiology catheter ablation is a rapidly growing procedure in China. MRG predicts that the Chinese electrophysiology market will grow approximately 20 percent in 2013, based on the largest available sampling of...

2013-09-09 23:24:13

This report, “Electrophysiology (EP) Ablation Catheters – Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2009-2015,” says Forecasts of BRICSS RF EP ablation catheters market value indicate more than 40% by 2015 leaving the rest of the market to the other types. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The broad ‘health care’ division has been witnessing a rapid growth and technological improvements varying from sector to sector since the past 3-5...

2013-09-09 12:27:50

Vascular Access, Patient and Healthcare Worker Safety Key Areas of Focus at B. Braun BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will exhibit and host a Platinum Showcase presentation at the 27(th) Association for Vascular Access (AVA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, September 20(th)-23(rd). The presentation entitled "Navigating the Depths: Ultrasound Guided Short PIV Insertions -- Implications and Limitations for Practice" will feature a...

2013-09-09 08:26:26

-- ReliaFit(TM) reduces the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), device leakage and healthcare-acquired skin injuries FERNDALE, Mich., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReliaFit(TM) Male Urinary Management Device, recently introduced into the acute care market by Eloquest Healthcare(®), Inc., addresses challenges identified by Infection Preventionists in a recent Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) poll. (Logo:...

Robotic IV Insertion Device Means Reduced Pain For Kids
2013-09-02 10:19:11

AlphaGalileo Foundation A new prototype device for rapid and safe IV insertion reduces pain in hospitalized children. The semi-automatic handheld device, called SAGIV, identifies veins, inserts a needle and withdraws it in a single movement. It was developed by students and clinicians in the Biodesign program of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Center. Administering fluids to patients is carried out through intravenous (IV) catheters, inserting a needle in a vein...

2013-08-26 16:24:56

TRANSACTION WILL INCREASE COMPANY'S PRESENCE IN PERIPHERAL INDICATIONS AND EXPAND THERAPEUTIC OFFERINGS SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2013 /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 signed an agreement to acquire the Pioneer Plus(TM) diagnostic ultrasound transducer and percutaneous catheter from...

2013-08-26 08:27:44

Companies Will Target the Lucrative Atrial Fibrillation Indication through Product Launches, Collaborations, and Acquisitions, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the continued focus on performing electrophysiology (EP) procedures to treat atrial fibrillation (AF) will drive robust adoption of premium-priced devices that are designed...

2013-08-21 08:27:03

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) continues to expand its electrophysiology (EP) offerings with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its IntellaTip MiFi(TM) XP catheter and 510(k) clearance of its Zurpaz(TM) 8.5F steerable sheath. These products join the company's growing portfolio of next generation EP tools designed to redefine ablation technology. Catheter ablation, a procedure in which localized...


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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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