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2014-03-13 08:28:02

One Stop Trade Show for Medical & Hospital Equipment! SEOUL, South Korea, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 30th Korea International Medical & Hospital Show(KIMES 2014) has begun today(13th) at COEX in Seoul, which is dedicated to medical and health care industry's development and vitalization. KIMES 2014 takes place until 16th(Sun) for four days, organized by KOREA E&EX INC., Kmdica(Korea Medical Devices Industrial Cooperative), KMDIA(Korea Medical Devices Industry...

2014-03-12 08:30:27

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has signed an agreement with Velocity Medical Solutions, LLC to acquire certain assets of Velocity, a privately-held Atlanta-based developer of specialized software for cancer clinics. The acquisition includes software designed to access and aggregate unstructured treatment and imaging data from diverse systems to show a comprehensive view of a patient's diagnostic imaging...

2014-03-11 23:29:59

Vistek Medical announced today the completion of their manufacturing capacity and capabilities expansion. Ivyland, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Vistek Medical, a leading contract manufacturer of medical implants and components focused on the Orthopedic, Spinal, Trauma, and Extremity markets has completed their manufacturing capacity and capabilities expansion. “This expansion enables us to meet the demand for precision machined medical components and maintain the service level that our...

2014-03-11 23:29:41

St. Louis scrub store The Uniform Shop announced today that they have added new colors and styles to their selection of scrubs. All of the new styles, colors and prints are available online at the Uniform Shop website. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 St. Louis uniform store The Uniform Shop today announced that they have expanded their inventory of hospital scrubs, and now stock new styles, colors and prints from a number of different brands. As part of the inventory expansion, The...

2014-03-11 08:28:46

Feature Demonstrated at Nonin's Booth at Medtrade Spring Conference MINNEAPOLIS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that a Memory Volume Indicator (MVI) mode has been added to the company's WristOx(2)(® )Model 3150 wrist-worn pulse oximeter. The MVI mode provides a graphic display of the amount of recorded data in the Model 3150 in hours and minutes and...

2014-03-10 23:04:07

The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according to Kalorama Information in the new report “The World Market for Respiratory Devices.” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according...

2014-03-10 08:30:26

Contract Includes Minimum Usage Metrics GARDEN CITY, N.Y., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has signed a network selling agreement with another US based healthcare organization for the use of its medical devices in 100 of the organization's locations. This agreement includes an average monthly minimum use of 350 units, per device, per location. This new agreement combined...

2014-03-10 08:28:42

Flexusys Medical Device will save lives by predicting cardiac arrest among at-risk patients MARKHAM, Ontario, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensil's team of researchers, scientists and engineers have ventured into developing a new medical device for those at risk of cardiac arrest. This device, known as Flexusys, would utilize proprietary patented technologies and algorithms developed by Ensil Canada to detect, monitor and alert the patient and emergency health care providers of an...

2014-03-09 23:02:41

The patents, which relate to remote monitoring of implantable medical devices, will be developed in companies spun-out of Rosellini Scientific, all of whom will have a focus on enhancing the delivery of digital medicine at the point of care. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Rosellini Scientific, Inc. announced today that it has acquired a medical device portfolio from Medtronic consisting of six U.S. and eight International patents. The patents, which relate to remote monitoring of...

2014-03-07 08:25:37

Fastest Growing Website for Sleep Apnea is Now #1 in Alexa.com Rankings LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Easy Breathe, Inc., the fastest growing online destination for sleep apnea products and information, today announced that its flagship website, EasyBreathe.com, is now the most popular website in America devoted to sleep apnea. According to Alexa.com, the global leader in web analytics, Easy Breathe took over the #1 position at the end of February 2014....


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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