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2010-11-01 09:04:00

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, has released its latest vascular access research data including information for multiple geographies including the US, Japan, and China. MRG vascular access reports include the breakdown of short peripheral intravenous catheters, central venous catheters, implantable ports, dialysis catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters. Based on primary...

2010-10-26 07:07:00

TORONTO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, reimbursement changes have caused the demand for intermittent catheters to increase significantly. In April 2008, Medicare changed reimbursement to cover up to 200 catheters per month, instead of the previous 4 that it covered. Over the past two years, market growth has been fueled by patients who have switched to a single-use regimen. There is,...

2010-10-12 08:00:00

OCEANSIDE, N.Y., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WPI Holdings d/b/a Woodbury Health Products ("Woodbury"), a portfolio company of HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC ("HealthEdge"), announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Wilmington Medical Supply Inc. ("WMS"). Based in Wilmington, North Carolina and founded in 1993, WMS is a distributor of home medical supplies and equipment, primarily focused on urological catheters and sterile kits. With a client base of over 700 customers,...

2010-10-01 13:49:57

Early Online Releases: 1. Depression Symptoms and Low Physical Activity May Keep Dialysis Patients from WorkingEfforts to Improve Mood and Activity Might Help Patients Remain Employed Many patients with kidney failure employed during the year before beginning dialysis are no longer employed early in their first year of treatment. A recent survey by Nancy Kutner, PhD (Emory University) and her colleagues indicates that depression and reduced physical activity may play a role. Among 585...

2010-09-24 08:30:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- VasoNova (VasoNova Inc., Menlo Park, California) announced a strategic partnership with Navilyst Medical Inc. (Navilyst Medical Inc., Marlborough, Massachusetts) today to distribute its VasoNova(TM) Vascular Positioning System(TM) VPS(TM) central venous catheter navigation technology. Commenting on the partnership, Navilyst Senior Vice President, George Bourne said "Navilyst Medical is a market and technology leader in vascular access and fluid...

2010-09-07 09:47:00

TORONTO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, changes in Japan's Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare (MHLW) reimbursement, which encourage facilities to use higher-priced chronic dialysis catheters, will lead to double-digit growth in this segment over the next five years, and will support overall market revenues. Unlike in the US and Europe, where chronic dialysis catheters have seen...

2010-08-25 07:29:00

HALMSTAD, Sweden and CHICAGO, August 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Redsense alarm will be required for use in Veteran Affairs' dialysis centers. The safety alert, based on research from Veteran Affairs National Center for Patient Safety, marks an important step for the only alarm that detects blood leakage during hemodialysis. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100825/405140 ) Veteran Affairs National Center for Patient Safety analyzed forty-seven bleeding incidents...

2010-08-17 16:53:39

Researchers found the most common hospital-acquired infection is significantly reduced with simple, low-cost interventions Urinary catheters are often left in place longer than needed, and new research shows that reminder systems that encourage hospital staff to remove catheters promptly can reduce the rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections by 52 percent. The review and meta-analysis was published July 30 in the journal, Clinical Infectious Diseases. The catheter-associated...

2010-08-10 13:59:25

Two specific types of vena cava filters, devices used to prevent blood clots from reaching the lungs, appear to have evidence of fracturing inside the body, with some fractured fragments traveling to the heart and causing potentially life-threatening complications, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the November 8 print issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Venous thromboembolism, or the formation of blood clots in the veins,...

2010-07-30 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received FDA clearance for the first three commercial products in its portfolio. These products are based on Hotspur's unique and groundbreaking technology that makes dialysis access interventional and peripheral vascular procedures that open blood vessels less expensive, more efficient, and less invasive for patients. These new Hotspur devices are focused on solving some of the key...


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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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