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Researchers have discovered that a drug used to treat dialysis catheter malfunction in kidney dialysis patients may now also help prevent both malfunction as well as infections.
The drug rt-PA may prevent infection in kidney dialysis patients, according to a new study.
MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- VasoNova (VasoNova Inc., Menlo Park, California) announced a strategic partnership with Navilyst Medical Inc.
Antimicrobial, Safety Devices and PICCs to Drive Market Growth VANCOUVER, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new global report series by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S.
A comparison of two strategies for treating severe sepsis or septic shock finds that using lactate levels measured in blood samples showed a similar short-term survival rate compared to a treatment regimen using central venous oxygen saturation measured using a specialized catheter.
Pediatric hospitals can significantly decrease the number of bloodstream infections from central venous catheters by following some low-tech rules: Insert the catheter correctly and, above all, keep everything squeaky clean after that.
It is common practice to insert totally implantable venous access devices (TIVADs) in cancer patients beginning a course of chemotherapy to eliminate potential peripheral venous access problems; however, risk factors impacting the survival of TIVADs remain unclear.
WALTHAM, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) cuts to reimbursement for hospital-acquired infections are resulting in adoption of antimicrobial-coated access devices, including dialysis catheters and central venous catheters (CVCs).
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 (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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