Latest Central venous catheter Stories

2008-08-18 09:01:01

Maximus, a business unit of leading infusion therapy firm Medegen Inc., today announced that as a result of a Co-Marketing Agreement between C.R. Bard and Medegen Inc., the MaxPlus(R) Clear(TM) needleless access connector will now be included in peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) kits sold by Bard Access Systems. The agreement provides the extra benefits of the MaxPlus Clear product to users of Bard PowerPICC SOLO*, the newly launched PICC designed to provide the efficiency of...

2008-07-17 09:01:20

Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for central venous access products have been awarded to Arrow International Inc. of Reading, Pa.; Bard Access Systems of Salt Lake City, Utah; and Edwards Lifesciences LLC, of Irvine, Calif. The new portfolio combines two previous categories: peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC), midlines and long term central venous catheters; and central venous catheters. The 36-month agreements, effective August 1, 2008,...

2008-07-10 18:00:46

AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGO), a leading provider of innovative medical devices used by interventional radiologists, nephrologists and surgeons for the minimally invasive treatment of cancer and peripheral vascular disease, announced today that it has initiated a voluntary recall of all hospital inventory of Centros(TM), its self-centering central venous catheter for dialysis. The Company became aware that the catheter cuff, a component intended to anchor the catheter in...

2008-07-08 15:00:56

Covalon Technologies Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: COV) is pleased to announce that it has reached a significant milestone in its research as part of a Development Agreement with one of the world's largest vascular access device companies. Under the terms of the $200,000 Development Agreement, specific research has been undertaken into the commercialization of Covalon's antimicrobial coating platform on blood contacting catheters. Covalon has achieved the production of a unique vascular access...

2008-03-18 18:00:58

Teleflex Medical, a leading global supplier of disposable products for critical care and surgical applications, will exhibit its new pressure injectable central venous catheters at the Society of Interventional Radiology Meeting in Washington, D.C. from March 15 - 20. The FDA provided clearance to commercialize Arrow multi-lumen central venous catheters with the additional indication of pressure injection. Arrow is the only manufacturer of acute central venous catheters indicated for...

2008-01-24 09:01:06

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alsius Corporation , the worldwide leader in intravascular temperature management therapies, today launched the Thermogard XP(TM) Intravascular Temperature Management system designed to provide an enhanced level of therapeutic cooling power to clinicians serving critically ill and surgical patients that require central venous access. Alsius' Intravascular Temperature Management (IVTM(TM)) systems provide cooling and warming therapy via a...

2004-11-25 03:00:18

Jaydin was a 7-month-old female who was transferred to our facility from an outside hospital by ambulance after her father brought her into the emergency department (ED) for fever of 105, irritability, and epistaxis. At the outlying hospital blood cultures and a complete blood count (CBC) were obtained. She was ashen and having some difficulty breathing and the decision was made to admit her to the pediatrie intensive care unit (PlCCJ) for observation. Her initial labs were significant with a...

Latest Central venous catheter 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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