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2014-06-16 08:30:08

HAIFA, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OHK Medical Devices the leading manufacturer of the HemaClear(R) tourniquet announces the Journal of Surgery Research and Practice publication of Templeton-Ward et al study titled "The Use of the S-Mart Tourniquet in Hand Surgery: a Safe and Effective Way to Provide a Bloodless Field" (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/402184). The study details the safety and effectiveness of exsanguination and bleeding control when the...

2014-06-15 08:21:09

LONDON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Drug-eluting Stent Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/prescription_drugs/global_drug_eluting_stents_market.htmlTechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Drug-eluting Stent (DES) market to grow at a CAGR of 5.79 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing prevalence of CVD. The Global...

2014-06-12 16:22:15

DUBLIN, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w4rbtc/united_kingdom) has announced the addition of the "United Kingdom Air Purifiers Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 According to "United Kingdom Air Purifiers Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019", the Greater London and South East regions account for the highest revenue share in the United Kingdom...

2014-06-12 08:22:36

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy systems and software, has been rated among the greenest companies in the United States by the influential Newsweek Green Rankings for 2014. "We're proud to be recognized for our commitment to sustainability and this will spur us on to continually improve our efforts," says Dow Wilson, Varian's chief executive officer. "Our company's mission is to help save lives...

2014-06-11 23:06:41

The Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) today announced the winners of their “Global Academic Competition for Life Science Leaders of Tomorrow.” Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), today announced the winners of their “Global Academic Competition for Life Science Leaders of Tomorrow.” Chosen from leading U.S....

2014-06-11 16:27:10

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 11(th) Annual Medical Device Quality Congress: Managing the "Big Five" Quality Concerns **Presented by FDAnews** June 24-26, 2014 - Bethesda, MD http://www.fdanews.com/MDQC2NewFDASpeakers Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116829 Two new FDA Speakers are confirmed for the Eleventh Annual Medical Device Quality Congress: -- William MacFarland, Director, Division of Manufacturing and Quality, OC, CDRH, FDA...

2014-06-11 16:26:49

Varian co-sponsoring seminar on treating cancer with Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy at the Shanghai International Convention Center this week SHANGHAI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software, is introducing the ProBeam(®) Compact proton therapy system at the annual meeting of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG 53) here this week. The new compact, single-room system is designed to...

2014-06-11 08:31:01

The BD BACTEC(TM) FX40 Blood Culture Instrument now communicates with the BD EpiCenter(TM) Data Management System, enabling Laboratory Information System connectivity and Blood Volume Monitoring BALTIMORE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced its launch of the BD BACTEC(TM) FX40 Blood Culture System with connectivity to the BD EpiCenter(TM) Microbiology...

2014-06-11 08:30:27

Pioneering medical device developer earns three FDA and CE Mark approvals for innovative bio fluid measurement technologies that assist in verifying proper nasogastric tube placement PHOENIX, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RightBio Metrics, an emerging leader in advanced fluid measurement technologies, today announces the availability of three new products after receiving both FDA and CE Mark approvals to distribute their point-of-care diagnostic devices. The approved devices,...

2014-06-10 23:16:23

On May 2, the FDA announced that Abbott Acclaim and Hospira Acclaim Encore Infusion Pumps, by Hospira, are recalled (Class I) due to broken door assemblies. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Infusion Pumps. The FDA...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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