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2014-08-06 12:28:26

Microneedle Patches and Subcutaneous Implants Offer Significant Revenue Potential, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States drug delivery device market will grow at a strong rate to reach a value of over $4.5 billion by 2022 (including device costs only). The future of the drug delivery device market is highly dependent on the pharma industry. Because certain types of drugs are...

2014-08-06 12:28:15

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ventilators Market to 2020 - Technical Advances and Hospital Expansion Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivers" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global ventilators market was valued at $765.3m in 2013 and is forecast to exceed $1 billion by 2020, increasing at a CAGR of 5%. The increasing prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD),...

2014-08-06 08:32:56

LONDON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Disposable Medical Supplies Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/disposable_medical_supplies_markets.html The purpose of this TriMark Publications report is to give an insight into the specific market segment called disposable medical supplies. Disposable medical supplies represent the largest segment within the global healthcare equipment and supplies sector....

2014-08-06 08:32:35

The only pen needle with patented dual needle shields for enhanced convenience and safety is latest BD innovation for insulin injection FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the retail pharmacy launch of BD AutoShield(TM) Duo, the only pen needle with patented dual front and back-end shields that provides greater convenience and safety...

2014-08-05 16:27:24

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoSonics, a medical diagnostic company developing a novel point-of-care instrument to measure coagulation, announced today that it has named Timothy J. Fischer as President and Chief Executive Officer. Fischer has been a pioneer in the in vitro diagnostics industry in the fields of hematology, oncology and pathology for the past 25 years. He has led the design, development and commercialization of dozens of novel diagnostic...

2014-08-05 12:26:07

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Worldwide Market for Respiratory Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/worldwide_market_respiratory_devices.htmlThe worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow despite economic downturns mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of COPD. The market encompasses many different products to help treat and monitor...

2014-08-05 08:35:54

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:US Home Medical Equipment Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/us_home_medical_equipment_market.htmlUS demand to rise 8.2% annually through 2018US demand for home medical equipment is forecast to grow 8.2 percent annually to $12.6 billion in 2018. Advances in the technological capabilities of products such as portable oxygen concentrators,...

2014-08-05 08:34:24

Acquisition includes the Acuros® dose calculation software for fast, accurate radiotherapy treatment planning and Attila(TM) software for industrial and security applications PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has acquired certain assets of Transpire, Inc., including the Acuros® dose calculation software that has been integrated into Varian's market-leading BrachyVision(TM) and Eclipse(TM) treatment planning...

2014-08-05 04:21:25

NEW AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION PARTNER, OPC HEALTH TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ability Dynamics, LLC an innovative developer of next-generation prosthetic devices announced a new exclusive distribution relationship with Australian based OPC Health for its flagship products the RUSH(TM) HiPro and the RUSH(TM)LoPro prosthetic feet. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140801/132505) "In all my 30 years working in the prosthetics industry have I never...

2014-08-04 16:25:39

DALLAS, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Ventilators Market to 2020 - TechnicalAdvances and Hospital Expansion Serve as Distinct Regional Growth Drivers", which is an August 2014 publication discussing the market, competitive landscape, and trends for three ventilator market segments: Adult/pediatric, neonatal and transport ventilators. It provides comprehensive information on the key trends affecting these segments, and key analytical content on the...


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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