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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....

2013-01-28 14:33:13

Daily baths with an ordinary antibacterial cleanser can safely reduce the risk of dangerous bloodstream infections in critically ill children, according to a trial conducted in five pediatric hospitals and led by investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. A report on the findings of the research -- the first of its kind in children and one of the largest infection-prevention trials to date -- will be published online Jan. 26 in The Lancet. Conducted among more than 4,000...

2013-01-24 12:26:54

SWINDON, England, January 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vygon (UK) Ltd has launched an innovative new ECG product designed to help reduce both the patients' and clinicians' exposure to X-ray radiation and enhance therapy. Nautilus(R) [http://www.vygon.co.uk/products/group/piccs ] helps you find your way during catheter insertion by providing accurate, real-time tip location confirmation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130123/589298 ) Thousands of peripherally...

2013-01-03 15:23:35

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) dropped by 52 percent when an alcohol-impregnated disinfection cap was used instead of standard scrubbing protocol, according to a new study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). A team of researchers from NorthShore University HealthSystem conducted a study of adult patients in order to...

2012-12-09 16:20:25

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 9, 2012 /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 CE Mark approval for the triple lumen Angel(TM) Catheter. The Angel(TM) Catheter is a Nitinol, Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter, permanently attached to a central venous catheter (CVC) for the use of preventing Pulmonary Embolism (PE) in critically ill patients....

2012-11-06 16:27:33

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ:ROCM) today announced its decision to cease manufacturing and marketing its line of Foley Catheters, including its StrataSI(TM) and StrataNF(TM) advanced silicone Foley Catheters. The Company will continue to fulfill orders for up to 90 days, during which time it expects to deplete the majority of its Foley inventory. The Company will focus on its core product lines of Intermittent Catheters and Male...

2012-11-01 07:30:09

BILLERICA, Mass., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SRS Medical announces the acquisition of The Spanner Temporary Prostatic Stent from AbbeyMoor Medical of Parkers Prairie, MN. The Spanner is FDA cleared, CE-marked, has a dedicated CPT code and is protected by patents worldwide. SRS is manufacturing The Spanner in the United States and distributing it worldwide through a hybrid distribution model of employed and brokerage representation. "The Spanner is a synergistic addition to our suite of...

2012-10-31 07:26:47

CINCINNATI, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientPoint®, the leader and innovator in point-of-care patient and physician engagement solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with the joint venture of UroMed and Cure Medical to offer valuable patient education materials on incontinence and catheterization in urology exam rooms. Award-winning patient education brochures available in the privacy of the exam room provide patients with health information and discussion starters to...

2012-10-29 03:20:54

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC, a leading provider of cardiovascular technologies, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE mark approval for its new SENSATION PLUS(®) 7.5Fr. 40cc intra-aortic balloon (IAB) catheter. This new larger-volume, fiber-optic IAB catheter will allow clinicians to provide a higher-efficacy IAB counterpulsation therapy "at the speed of light" to smaller...

2012-10-15 07:28:55

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICUI) today announced the introduction of the NanoClave low-profile neutral displacement needlefree connector, designed to keep neonatal and pediatric patients safe by minimizing flush volumes while providing a safe and effective microbial barrier. NanoClave will be debuted at the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio, TX on October 16, 2012, the National Association of...


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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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