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2013-06-08 23:03:29

HeartStitch today announced that after testing more than 50 Transapical closures in porcine and bovine beating hearts the final iteration of the device was successfully tested at the Texas Heart Institute. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Dr. William Cohn and Prof. Dr. Anthony Nobles completed testing of the HeartStitch TA Transapical access and closure. Dr´s Cohn and Nobles performed the procedure using the latest generation of the HeartStitch TA. The procedure allows...

2013-06-07 12:24:28

B.Braun Portfolio Showcased at APIC - Leading Professional Association for Infection Preventionists BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), needlestick (sharps) injuries and exposure to potentially deadly blood borne pathogens continue to be major areas of concern for healthcare workers throughout the U.S. "We are committed to addressing these issues by providing a robust portfolio of safety-engineered IV therapy devices that...

2013-06-04 23:27:09

Multicenter evaluation of Compass Vascular Access shows efficacy in May issue of Anesthesia and Analgesia journal. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Inadvertent placement of a catheter intended for a vein into an artery can result in devastating complication such as stroke, severe bleeding and death. Mirador Biomedical's multicenter evaluation of the Compass Vascular Access has demonstrated that the device can help physicians avoid these complications while saving hospitals $116 per...

2013-05-28 23:03:10

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that after launching sales in Europe for its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System, 5 successful PFO closure procedures were performed in patients in the UK. Each of these patients had previously suffered from a stroke and were having their PFO closed to reduce the risk of reoccurrence. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Dr Michael Mullen, a Consultant Cardiologist at University College Hospital London, UK and a member of the NMT2...

2013-05-21 04:20:54

Available Live 3D TEE and new breakthrough ICE catheter to reduce need for two separate cardiac ultrasound systems ANDOVER, Mass., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that CX50 xMATRIX, the world's first portable ultrasound with Philips' industry leading Live 3D TEE, now offers 2-D Intracardiac Echo (ICE) capability. The CX50 xMATRIX with available Live 3D TEE and ICE will be shown in Paris at the EuroPCR, official meeting for...

2013-05-10 08:25:28

Company Offers Mapping System with IntellaMap Orion(TM) Mapping Catheter in Effort to Significantly Enhance Physician Treatment Options NATICK, Mass., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark approval for the Rhythmia(TM) Mapping System, a next-generation 3D mapping and navigation solution for use in cardiac catheter ablations and other electrophysiology (EP) procedures to treat a variety of conditions in which the heart beats...

2013-05-09 23:31:12

Neutral fluid displacement characteristics for IV therapy and vascular access applications. Clinton, MA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 NP Medical has released a new, patented, needle-free access device intended to help clinicians reduce the risk of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) and connector reflux-induced catheter occlusions during infusion therapy. Called nPulse (TM), the new device has been designed to complement best clinical practices as designated by the Infusion Nurses...

2013-05-06 08:30:18

NATICK, Mass., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) completed a first-in-human clinical trial utilizing the IntellaTip MiFi(TM) XP Ablation Catheter for the treatment of type 1 atrial flutter, an arrhythmia originating in the right atrium of the heart that affects nearly one million people in the United States. This single center feasibility trial enrolled 10 patients and was led by Prash Sanders, MBBS, PhD, FHRS, director of the Centre for Heart Rhythm...

2013-05-01 08:29:51

SAN ANTONIO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BiO2 Medical, Inc., a Texas based medical device manufacturer with corporate offices in San Antonio, Texas, and R&D and manufacturing operations in Golden, Colorado, is among the first to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of their Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to begin an Early Feasibility Pilot Study (EFPS) using the Angel(TM) Catheter. The Angel(TM) Catheter is the first to combine the functions of an...

2013-04-26 09:59:12

Novel treatment has potential in multiple cardiovascular diseases Up to 10 per cent of patients with high blood pressure are resistant to treatment, which puts them at increased risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attacks. Clinical trials show that catheter-based renal denervation reduces blood pressure in patients who do not respond to conventional drug therapy. Use of the technique is increasing in Europe and worldwide and several national societies have published guidance...


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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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