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2014-09-16 16:29:14

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Brachytherapy in US$ Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles...

2014-09-16 08:31:42

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc. today announced a new standard in the patient experience at hospitals. The myComfort(TM) line of patient apparel is protected by Vestex(®), Vestagen's active barrier fabric that is fluid repellant, breathable and in studies done in a hospital environment, shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the fabric(i). "It's time to address the role clothing plays in the chain of transmission. We want myComfort...

2014-09-15 23:04:19

The European ophthalmology diagnostic and monitoring devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-opthalmology-diagnostic-and-monitoring-devices-9701147994.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The European ophthalmology diagnostic and monitoring devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The ophthalmology...

2014-09-15 08:29:11

Infor's Cloverleaf Integration Engine to enhance the security, interoperability, and performance of Varian's oncology software solutions NEW YORK and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer, and Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, today announced a strategic alliance to add new data management capabilities...

2014-09-15 08:28:57

Presenting a full suite of ultrasound solutions for women's healthcare, Philips also announces a commitment to helping clinicians provide better prenatal care ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced that its growing range of advanced women's healthcare imaging solutions will be showcased at the 24(th) annual International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) World Congress, taking place September 14-17 in...

2014-09-15 08:28:54

ResMed AirView(TM) patient management system and Fairview Health Services' electronic health record (EHR) system securely exchange patient data to improve patient outcomes and drive operational efficiencies SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed today announced that its AirView compliance management platform (previously EasyCare Online) is now securely connected to Fairview Health Services' Epic EHR system, enabling up to date delivery of sleep apnea patient data for use by...

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,...


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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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