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2012-10-05 23:01:28

Closed Circuit Foley Catheter Tray - For Safe, Simple Catheterization all in One Kit Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Dynarex Corporation, a leading manufacturer of a broad range of medical products located in Orangeburg, NY, is pleased to introduce a Closed Circuit Foley Catheter Tray for the medical market. The Closed Circuit Foley Catheter Tray provides a method for safe, simple catheterization designed to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections (UTI´s). The Closed...

2012-10-01 06:26:46

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ:ROCM), the world's leading developer and manufacturer of silicone catheters for continence care, today announced its next generation of male external catheters with the launch of the Spirit(TM) Hydrocolloid Adhesive Sheath. Spirit is the first and only male external catheter to combine the moisture-wicking properties of a hydrocolloid adhesive with the superior breathability of silicone....

2012-09-28 14:21:47

SKILLMAN, N.J., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, announced today it has completed the acquisition of 180 Medical Holdings, Inc. ("180 Medical"). 180 Medical is a leader in the home delivery of disposable, intermittent catheters and urologic medical supplies in the U.S. The company will continue to operate as 180 Medical out of its headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma....

2012-09-27 02:27:23

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance for the Emerge(TM) Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Balloon Dilatation Catheter and has begun marketing the device in the United States. The Emerge Catheter is a next-generation pre-dilatation balloon catheter designed specifically to offer exceptional deliverability for physicians to address challenging lesions in coronary...

2012-09-20 06:30:53

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healionics Corporation received a $909,165 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for preclinical studies to advance STARcuff(TM), a STAR® Biomaterial-based anti-infective exit site sleeve for hemodialysis catheters. Andrew Marshall, Healionics' Chief Technology Officer, is the Principal Investigator for this research...

2012-09-18 10:25:09

TEQUESTA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Poiesis Medical has unveiled the first urinary catheter designed to address the risks associated with urinary catheterization. The traditional Foley catheters used today are clinically proven to cause trauma to the bladder; creating significant complications such as cystitis, hematuria, CAUTI (catheter associated urinary tract infections), and in long term catheter users, an increased risk of bladder cancer. The CDC estimates CAUTI alone...

2012-09-13 10:29:08

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tangent Medical (www.tangentmedical.com), an innovator in IV therapy products, today announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the NovaCath(TM) Secure IV Catheter System, a product designed to set new standards in peripheral IV catheter design, functionality and performance. The company will be demonstrating NovaCath this week at the 2012 Annual Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Conference (Booth #241) in San Diego. (Photo:...

2012-09-07 10:22:40

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 7, 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, has recently secured $12M in Series C funding. The company worked closely with BiO2 Medical's investment bankers, Pasadera Capital for this Series C round. This funding will allow BiO2 Medical to commercialize the Angel(TM) Catheter. Remeditex Ventures, LLC led the round along with...

2012-09-06 10:11:32

U-M analysis shows that Medicare policy to withhold payments for catheter-associated urinary tract infections during hospital stays rarely changed payment Aiming to cut expenses and improve care, a 2008 Medicare policy stopped paying hospitals extra to treat some preventable, hospital-acquired conditions — including urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients after bladder catheters are placed. But a statewide analysis by the University of Michigan shows there was very little...

2012-09-04 11:39:11

A novel antimicrobial catheter that remains infection-free for up to twelve weeks could dramatically improve the lives of long-term catheter users. The scientists who have developed the new technology are presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the University of Warwick. Researchers at the University of Nottingham have developed a catheter that can kill most urinary bacteria, including most strains of Proteus bacteria — the most common...


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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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