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2014-09-14 12:20:52

- Abbott's Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) is a revolutionary medical device, used in the heart, that functions like a stent but dissolves over time WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott announced today positive one-year clinical results from ABSORB II, the world's first prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of the dissolving Absorb heart device to Abbott's market-leading metallic XIENCE family of DES. The trial,...

2014-09-12 12:25:48

ProBeam version 2.5 successfully installed to enhance workflow at the San Diego site; technology is on display at the ASTRO meeting in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTRO Booth #618 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that the company completed commissioning of five treatment rooms at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center earlier this year, and has upgraded the ProBeam(®) system software. The upgrade to ProBeam 2.5 will enhance workflow...

2014-09-12 12:25:07

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Latin America Home Healthcare (Diagnostics and Monitoring Devices, Therapeutic Home Healthcare Devices, Mobility Assist Devices and Medical Supplies) Market - Trends and Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Home healthcare devices and services help the patients to be self-sufficient towards their health. This is been increasingly accepted...

2014-09-11 23:08:38

Dr. Amy Baxter, Shark Tank alumni and TEDMED 2014 speaker has been given 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for her company's innovative product, Buzzy®. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 MMJ Labs LLC, the world leader in non-invasive reusable pain relief devices, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with expanded indications for Buzzy® for the control of pain associated with injections,...

2014-09-11 12:27:27

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Syringes (Disposable and Reusable) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Syringes (Disposable and Reusable) in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: -- Anesthesia Syringes -- Angiographic Syringes -- Blood Gas Syringes -- Catheter Syringes --...

2014-09-11 04:20:52

DALLAS, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Latest Chinese Guidebook for Application and Approval of Imported Medical Device Registration: From Regulations to Practices (2014 Edition) research report of 194 pages to its store. This research not only provides a comprehensive and thorough knowledge of the latest Chinese regulations for imported medical device registration but also introduces the practical operation on how to comply with the Chinese...

2014-09-10 23:09:03

Virus Zero launches new product line for North American market featuring Samsung SPi technology Billerica, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Virus Zero is excited to announce a new way to eliminate up to 99.7% of viruses, bacteria and other harmful contaminants found in the air we breathe. Without the use of loud fans and expensive filters, Virus Zero can reduce prevalent allergens, such as mold, dust mites, cigarette smoke, pet dander and odors with innovative Samsung SPi technology. With...

2014-09-10 23:02:35

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Prefilled Syringes Market (Glass and Plastic): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The packaging and drug delivery industries are rapidly expanding, with pre-filled syringes standalone. The prefilled syringes market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.3% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 4.98...

2014-09-10 20:25:23

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices Market (Actigraphy, Polysomnography (PSG) systems, Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Devices, Oral Appliances and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-09-09 12:29:13

NORTHVALE, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMT) is expanding its medical device design and engineering capabilities to service increased customer project activities and orders. The decision to expand was made following the near doubling of ADMT's revenues for the first quarter, ended June 30, 2014, of this fiscal year as compared to the same quarter last year. The expansion includes increasing its staff of engineers and the acquisition of...


Latest Medical equipment Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

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...

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
2013-04-30 13:11:12

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, also known as ECMO, is best described as long term life support occurring outside the patient’s body. It should be noted, however, that ECMO is temporary and typically lasts three to ten days on average. ECMO is a means of oxygenating blood without it having to circulate inside the body, and thus allows time for essential recovery of the heart and lungs. ECMO comes with many serious risks and is only used in severe cases of cardiac or respiratory failure...

Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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