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2012-03-23 10:22:16

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 23, 2012 /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, has recently completed its $13.7M Series B round of funding, which included the conversion of a $1M State of Texas Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) award. The round was led by San Antonio's Targeted Technology Fund and BiO2 Medical's investment bankers, Pasadera Capital. This...

2012-03-22 10:25:22

PLANO, Texas, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today the US launch of the UltraStream Chronic Hemodialysis catheter, licensed from Rex Medical, LP, designed to provide long-term vascular access to patients receiving dialysis treatments. "UltraStream provides clinicians with an innovative tool to improve care and quality of life for their patients," commented George Leondis, President of Argon. "This unique technology broadens our dialysis platform and...

2012-03-07 07:30:00

SANDY, Utah, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- About one in two nurses experience blood exposure, other than from a needlestick, on their skin or in their eyes, nose or mouth at least once a month when inserting a peripheral intravenous (IV) catheter, according to a new study by the International Healthcare Worker Safety Center at the University of Virginia.[1] Exposure to blood carries the risk of infection from pathogens such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis...

2012-02-13 14:11:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RyMed Technologies Inc. (www.rymedtech.com) is proud to announce that renowned and industry-respected RN, Paul Blackburn has joined RyMed as Senior Director, Marketing and Clinical Education. Prior to RyMed, Blackburn was Director of Clinical Education, Clinical Programs and Marketing for Bard-Access Systems, division of CR Bard, Inc. "Paul brings to RyMed not only a wealth of knowledge and experience, but also the reputation across the...

2012-02-08 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: STXS) today announced that its Vdrive(TM) Robotic Navigation System, which provides physicians the ability to remotely manipulate traditionally non-robotic catheters, is growing in popularity and is expected to surpass 500 clinical procedures in Europe in February. The company also announced it has received regulatory clearance from Health Canada to commercially market the device in Canada. Since the initial product release...

2012-02-08 09:37:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corporation today announced that its Venous Window(TM) Needle Guide has been granted CE Mark clearance for use in Europe to provide vascular access for hemodialysis treatment, the most common treatment method for patients with advanced kidney failure. As a result of CE Mark clearance, Vital Access(TM) has begun initial efforts to ramp-up sales and marketing in Europe for its Venous Window Needle Guide. "This is a major...

2012-02-02 02:30:00

DALLAS, February 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports adds new market research report 'Global Markets for Catheters' to its store. This research study helps determine the present status of the worldwide catheter market and evaluate its potential over the five-year period from 2011 to 2016. An assessment of the global catheter market was performed while considering all of its important segments (i.e., cardiovascular, urological, neurovascular, intravenous, and specialty...

2012-01-18 17:40:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Urinary tract infections account for nearly 40 percent of hospital-acquired infections in acute care hospitals, triggering increased hospital costs and higher patient morbidity and mortality rates. Compounding the toll of these infections, Medicaid, Medicare and many other payers no longer reimburse costs related to treatment because of their presumed preventability. A new American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Practice...

2012-01-18 07:54:00

Deutsch Foundation-Sponsored Work Offers Multi-Pronged Attack on Major Medical Problem COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In helping people with serious medical problems, doctors depend on catheters to deliver medications, carry away bodily wastes and monitor vital signs. However, the very catheters that are so important to their patients' health can themselves be infected by bacteria and become sources of serious and costly complications. Researchers at the...

2011-12-12 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces the U.S. launch of its Charger(TM) PTA Balloon Catheter, a 0.035" percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheter designed for a wide range of peripheral angioplasty procedures. The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter is Boston Scientific's third new peripheral balloon catheter introduced in 2011 and strengthens the Company's position as a global leader in peripheral...


Latest catheters Reference Libraries

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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