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2012-08-15 14:21:29

FLORIDA, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 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...

2012-07-30 06:25:38

BOTHELL, Wash., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(®) Inc. announced today new free, online CAUTI prevention educational materials for healthcare providers at http://verathon.com/products/bladderscan/cauti-zero. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061011/SFW044LOGO) These comprehensive materials include an easy-to-remember CAUTI bundle in poster and animated form, instructional videos with Diane Newman, a renowned expert on urinary issues, an interactive timeline with...

2012-05-29 02:25:54

ALBANY, New York, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Catheters (Cardiovascular, Specialty, Urological, Neurovascular, and Intravenous) Market - Global and China Forecast, Share, Size, and Industry Analysis (2010 - 2017)"; [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/catheters-market.html ] global catheters market was worth USD 20.4 billion in 2011 and is further...

2012-05-23 02:26:07

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical, Inc. (TMI) today announced approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Glider(TM) PTCA Catheter, indicated for treating the stenotic portion of coronary arteries or bypass grafts to improve myocardial perfusion. Glider(TM) is the world's only torqueable PTCA balloon catheter. Combined with its state of the art tip technology, Glider(TM) is designed to perform, even in the most challenging conditions. It is...

2012-05-21 10:23:16

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ:ROCM) is pleased to announce an addition to its Magic3 Intermittent Catheter line with the launch of the Magic3 Hydrophilic Intermittent Catheter with Coude Tip and Insertion Sleeve. This new catheter is the very latest Magic3( )technology. It provides the added benefits of the touch-free gripping device, combined with a specially designed curved tip configuration. The Coude tip is designed to aid...

2012-05-21 12:53:43

Helen E. Davies, M.D., of the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, and colleagues compared the effectiveness of treatments to relieve breathing difficulties among patients with malignant pleural effusion (presence of fluid in the pleural cavity [space between the outside of the lungs and the inside wall of the chest cavity], as a complication of malignant disease). The treatments compared were chest tube drainage and talc slurry for pleurodesis (a procedure in which the pleural space is...

2012-05-18 06:25:29

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced it will be showcasing  its advanced medical coating capabilities, including its SilverCoat(TM) Antimicrobial Silicone Foley Catheter as well as its recently FDA cleared IV Clear(TM) antimicrobial silicone adhesive film dressing  from May 19(th) to May 23(rd) at the American Urological Association 2012 Annual...

2012-05-15 10:25:18

SAN ANTONIO, May 15, 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, announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for the Angel(TM) Catheter, 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. This novel IVC filter/CVC...

2012-05-15 02:29:26

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") approval of IV Clear(TM), a breakthrough antimicrobial silicone adhesive film dressing designed for securing vascular intravenous access devices. Covalon's IV Clear antimicrobial film dressings have a number of unique and highly desirable characteristics:...

2012-05-14 02:27:40

MAHWAH, N.J., May 14, 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) for its new MEGA 7.5Fr. 30cc and 40cc intra-aortic balloon (IAB) catheters. These new, larger volume catheters will allow clinicians to provide patients with greater hemodynamic support, regardless of their height. "The MEGA family of catheters represents a true...


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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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