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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...

2013-05-30 23:30:49

J&B Medical Supply Company Inc. has a brand new website that was designed with the customer's needs in mind. The company´s unique medical supply business will help customers deal with insurance agencies so that their clients can easily get the medical supplies that they need, and its new site, http://www.jandbmedicalinsurance.com, offers patients information on diabetic and incontinence supplies, as well as catheters. WIXOM, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 J&B Medical Supply Company...

2013-05-20 13:45:15

U-M study finds peripherally inserted central catheters -- an often preferred route for delivery of IV medications -- increase risk of blood clots in sickest patients Touted for safety, ease and patient convenience, peripherally inserted central catheters have become many clinicians' go-to for IV delivery of antibiotics, nutrition, chemotherapy, and other medications. But compared to other central venous catheters (CVCs), these commonly-used catheters (known as PICCs) more than double...

2013-05-15 23:33:05

The AM-340 Bariatric Power Adjustable Treatment Table highlights a three-section top constructed of firm density foam for comfort, covered in heavy-duty vinyl with Permablok 3R bacterial protection. The head section and foot section can be raised or lowered independently to suit specific therapies and positioning needs, and this tough and sturdy table can lift up to 400 pounds. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and...

2013-05-15 23:21:47

The series coincides with Skin Cancer Awareness Month. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The Skin & Vein Center has decided to produce a series on skin cancer throughout the month of May in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month, visitors to the site will have an opportunity to read about different types of skin cancer, how to prevent skin cancer and how to do self exams for skin cancer. The goal for the series is to increase the public´s understanding of skin cancer, how to...

2013-05-03 12:25:24

HUDSON, N.H., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrium Medical Corporation, a business unit of MAQUET Cardiovascular, today announced the 1-year results of the INFUSE-AMI (Abciximab and Aspiration Thrombectomy in Patients With Large Anterior Myocardial Infarction) trial. Dr. Gregg Stone, the principle investigator, presented the exciting findings at the 62(nd) Annual American College of Cardiology Conference in San Francisco, CA. INFUSE-AMI's primary endpoint was reduction in infarct size (also...

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...

2013-04-19 17:47:50

Inferior vena cava filter placement One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients, a new study shows. Inferior vena cava filter placement is done to prevent or treat pulmonary emboli or deep venous thrombosis. "The majority of institutions use a dual venous puncture technique, while we use a single venous puncture technique," said Dr. Andrew Gunn, of Massachusetts...

2013-04-13 23:03:40

Surefire Medical's first-in-class antireflux infusion system can accommodate smaller vessels and selective procedures in direct-to-tumor cancer treatment, and significantly increases penetration of embolics to 99.9 percent compared to 72.8 percent when using end-hole catheters. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Surefire Medical, Inc., the developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize targeted delivery of embolization agents without reflux, today announced the launch...

2013-04-08 23:00:59

Surgeries without knives are making recovery processes easier and allowing patients unfit for the trauma of surgery to receive life-saving treatments. In his latest article, “No Knife Operations: The Next Generation of Surgeries,” Console explores the impact of these new medical technologies on the course of patients´ recovery and examines the implications for the future of medicine. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Surgeries without knives are making recovery processes...


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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