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2011-06-14 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, a leading developer of catheter-based technologies aimed at restoring blood flow for patients with obstructed vessels, today announced the appointment of Fred Khosravi to the newly-created position of Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Khosravi, a Hotspur co-founder and current Director, will continue to work closely with the other Directors as well as Hotspur's President & CEO, Gwen Watanabe, in making...

2011-06-05 00:02:41

Enjoy the hot summer days and relax by the beach, the lake or at the swimming lido without painful veins and unattractive varices visible on your legs. London, UK (PRWEB) June 04, 2011 Founder of the Medical Specialists Munich and Head of the Institut für Chirurgie München, Dr. Florian J. Netzer has been using the gentlest methods when operating on varices and veins; removing varicose veins, and carrying out general treatments on veins and all related vein diseases since 1992....

2011-06-04 00:00:30

A Senior Design team at Stevens Institute of Technology is working to alleviate pain and other complications that often arise during thoracic surgeries. Five undergraduate Biomedical Engineering students have invented a novel thoracic catheter that overcomes issues of existing catheter design and introduces a potentially profitable new product for the marketplace. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 A Senior Design team at Stevens Institute of Technology is working to alleviate pain and other...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

PARIS, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cordis Continues its History of Innovation With Two New Products: EMPIRA(TM) and RADIALSOURCE(TM) Cordis announced it has obtained CE mark for its EMPIRA(TM) and EMPIRA(TM) NC RX PTCA* Dilatation Catheters for the treatment of coronary artery disease. The EMPIRA(TM) systems are designed to enable interventional cardiologists to open patients' narrowed coronary arteries during angioplasty and stenting procedures. The EMPIRA(TM) family of...

2011-05-08 00:05:46

180 Medical is one of America's fastest growing "Nationally Accredited" providers of sterile use catheters, urologic and disposable medical supplies. 180 Medical is used as a referral source for some of the top Rehabilitation Facilities in the world because of their extensive knowledge and customer care. 180 Medical is networked with and covered by thousands of Health Plans, Insurance Networks, and State Medicaids; they also offer Medicare-covered catheters and catheter kits. Oklahoma City,...

2011-05-06 12:48:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for the IQCath Balloon Dilatation Catheter, allowing the company to introduce the novel technology to markets outside of the United States. The IQCath catheter utilizes Hotspur's groundbreaking technology to combine multiple functions into a single device that can potentially make procedures to open blocked blood vessels more efficient and cost-effective...

2011-04-28 08:00:00

The Authority highlights the success of its Patient Safety Liaison Program and blood specimen mislabeling collaborative as well as the reduction of healthcare-associated infections in hospitals and nursing homes HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority issued its 2010 Annual Report highlighting its Patient Safety Liaison (PSL) program and educational activities as well as reductions in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in...

2011-04-22 12:42:56

Patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) typically have a higher early survival rate than patients on hemodialysis (HD). New data suggest that this difference may be explained by a higher risk of early deaths among patients undergoing HD with central venous catheters, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). In a study that included more than 38,500 Canadian patients starting dialysis between 2001 and 2008, 63 percent started...

2011-04-15 06:00:00

HUDSON, N.H., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrium Medical Corporation has provided an educational grant to establish an educational web site, Atrium University, at www.AtriumU.com. "Atrium has been proud to be the market leader in educational support for our customers," said Jeff McGill, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications. "With recent changes in guidelines for companies' interactions with nurses and physicians, we decided to emphasize our commitment by...

2011-04-13 13:05:40

Bacterial genes that make urine less acidic could be good targets to prevent catheter blockage, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Harrogate. The findings could lead to new strategies to prevent serious infections, particularly in long-term catheterization patients. Urinary catheters are devices used in hospitals and community care homes to manage a range of bladder conditions, and are commonly used to manage incontinence in elderly...


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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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