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2014-09-08 12:27:47

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breas Medical AB has completed the acquisition of B&D Electromedical, Ltd. B&D is the market leader in the United Kingdom for medical ventilators and airway clearance devices. B&D was founded in 1987 and is the only UK-based manufacturer of ventilators. B&D's NIPPY brand is well known for quality, reliability, and ease of use. B&D supports these product features with strong customer relationships. B&D's...

2014-09-06 23:01:18

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Infusion Pumps Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Infusion pumps are widely used in the medical sector to aid the delivery of various therapeutic fluids or drugs to a patient. These pumps are used for delivering fluids such as saline, plasma, and dextrose into the patient’s body. In addition...

2014-09-05 08:20:46

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), a world leader in radiotherapy and X-ray imaging technology, is announcing the publication of its annual corporate social responsibility report, detailing the company's policies and achievements in extending access to cancer care, protecting resources, and helping to save lives. The Varian 2014 Sustainability Report has been produced as part of a wider company effort to continually improve...

2014-09-05 04:20:47

ANDOVER, Mass. and MUNICH, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a division of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), will showcase its innovative range of sleep and respiratory disease management solutions at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich from 6 - 10 September, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/NE67640LOGO-b At the ERS International Congress, Philips will exhibit sleep and respiratory innovations that span the continuum...

2014-09-04 16:27:36

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 11:40 a.m. (EDT). A live webcast of BD's presentation can be accessed from the BD corporate website at www.bd.com/investors and will be available for replay through Monday, September 15, 2014. About BDBD is a leading...

2014-09-03 23:14:18

Air purifier with Viophoton technology delivers purification performance up to 10 times superior to existing technologies. The eco-friendly Viophoton technology is the most promising LED technology to replace the conventional eco-hostile UV mercury lamp used in household appliances and biomedical devices. Ansan, South Korea (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The world-leading UV LED solution provider, Seoul Viosys (C.E.O. Jaejo Kim, http://www.seoulviosys.com) announced on September 3 that they...

2014-09-03 23:07:57

As awareness of the risks and early warning signs of sleep apnea increase, more patients are expected to seek medical treatment, leading to an increase of patients diagnosed and treated with obstructive sleep apnea, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 According to a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. anesthesia, respiratory and sleep-management device market will...

2014-09-03 23:02:49

New research study “Asia-Pacific Infusion Therapy Device Market” worked out by iData Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Infusion pumps form an integrated and established component part of the medical system. Hence, the soaring demand for these products is directly proportional to the number of people that are in need of medical care each year. For instance, the Australian population was increasing at around 2% annually as of 2013, but the...

2014-09-03 12:27:51

MUMBAI, India, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, Chinese regulations on medical devices are undergoing earthshaking changes. China's new leaders have recognized that the regulations for supervision and administration of medical devices are far from perfect along with rapid economic and population growth over the past three decades. Chinese state council issued the latest "Regulations for the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices" to try to completely change...

2014-09-03 08:33:08

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpinion Medical Systems, a leader in the development of diagnostic ultrasound, transducers, and HIFU, unveiled its innovative E-CUBE 12R clinical research platform at the 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (Booth #413) in Chicago from September 3-6. Featuring advanced software beamforming technology and a frame rate of over nine thousand frames per second, the E-CUBE 12R can acquire high-resolution raw (pre-beamformed) RF data in...


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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