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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...

2013-04-04 08:29:06

New Adaptor Allows Use with Early Access Arterial Grafts ATLANTA, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for a next generation HeRO (Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow) device. The HeRO device is the only subcutaneous AV access solution clinically proven to maintain long-term access...

2013-03-25 08:27:05

VANCOUVER, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Angiotech") announced today that it had entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain of its subsidiaries, comprising Angiotech's Interventional Products Business, to Argon Medical Devices, Inc. ("Argon"), a portfolio company of RoundTable Healthcare Partners, for $362.5 million in cash consideration. Angiotech expects the transaction will close prior to the end of April 2013. "This important...

2013-03-19 10:01:29

Location, location, location. A new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study shows the real-estate mantra also holds true when it comes to choosing correct catheter placement in children. The research findings, described online March 18 in JAMA Pediatrics, show that catheters in children inserted in a vessel in the arm or leg and not threaded into a large vein near the heart are nearly four times as likely to dislodge, cause vein inflammation or dangerous blood clots as are catheters advanced...

2013-03-18 12:28:21

LIVE BIG.pack small contest celebrates new levels of freedom and discretion accomplished with breakthrough product design. MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coloplast U.S. today announced the launch of SpeediCath(®) Compact Set, a groundbreaking all-in-one intermittent catheter and attached bag that is small enough to fit in a pocket or handbag. With its discreet packaging, hydrophilic coating and all-in-one design, SpeediCath Compact Set opens up exciting, new...

2013-03-11 08:28:10

SAN ANTONIO, March 11, 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 pleased to announce the first placement of their triple lumen Angel(TM) Catheter in the European Union. The Angel(TM) Catheter is a Nitinol (Nickel Titanium alloy), Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter, permanently attached to a central venous catheter (CVC) for the use of...

2013-03-04 08:28:20

Major East Coast hospital reported a 74% reduction in the use of Cathflo when using Neutron, suggesting incorporating this breakthrough technology into clinical practice may help alleviate Cathflo supply pressures in the wake of backorders SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of recently announced shortages in the availability of Cathflo(®) Activase(®), commonly used to restore patency in occluded catheters(1), ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:...

2013-02-26 08:28:02

Global expansion continues with regulatory approval in New Zealand WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc., the developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize targeted delivery of embolization agents without reflux, today announced CE Mark approval for its Surefire Infusion System ST/LT and Surefire Specialty Catheters. The company will launch its latest line of microcatheters and specialty catheters for the interventional...

2013-02-15 23:03:09

Provides a detailed analysis of the global market for catheters, including central venous catheters (CVC), peripheral venous catheters (PVC), midline catheters (MC), hemodialysis catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, peripheral artery catheters and umbilical catheters. (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Catheters are used in a number of processes, such as: cardiovascular, urological, intravenous, oximetry, thermodilution, suction and wound drainage processes, that involve the administration or...

2013-02-11 23:04:36

UroToday.com, known for reporting evidence-based advances in urology health, is expanding content about urologic catheters, bridging knowledge about different types of catheters and materials and how professionals are responding to emerging urologic treatments, from urinary leakage to bladder infections including CAUTI. New content is being posted daily specifically on indwelling urinary catheters and includes abstracts, in-servicing programs and tools for urologic nurses and physicians....


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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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