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Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are performing a new procedure to treat atrial fibrillation, a common irregular heartbeat.
Johns Hopkins University graduate students have invented a device to reduce the risk of infection, clotting and narrowing of the blood vessels in patients who need blood-cleansing dialysis because of kidney failure.
TUCSON, Ariz., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PleuraFlow(TM) Active Tube Clearance(TM) System has been recognized as one of the winners of the 49th Annual R&D 100 Awards, which salute the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year.
Nurses, occupational and physical therapists, case managers and education staff, all working together at a 300-bed Nebraska rehabilitation hospital, have successfully implemented a team approach to dramatically reduce infections from urinary catheters, the most prevalent type of infection acquired in healthcare settings.
TUCSON, Ariz., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PleuraFlow Active Tube Clearance SystemÂ© (PleuraFlow ATC) was honored with the Gold Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA).
Catheters, drainage bags among hundreds of new products for online medical supplies distributor. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 18, 2011 ORSupply.com, the largest online marketplace for surgical supplies and medical devices, now offers a line of Rusch catheters and urology equipment. The siteâ€™s new urology offerings include several types of Foley catheters and Intermittent catheters, plus drainage bags and catheter kits.
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.
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.
A Senior Design team at Stevens Institute of Technology is working to alleviate pain and other complications that often arise during thoracic surgeries.
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.
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 (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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