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2014-09-23 12:30:13

The First Stand-Alone Air Bubble Removal Device - Can be Used with Fluid Warmers. WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anesthesia Safety Products LLC - www.aspamerica.com (a privately held company), a designer and manufacturer of fluid management devices, has received a De Novo Class II clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the new AirPurge System for the detection, automatic removal and disposal of air bubbles in intravenous (I.V.) lines...

2014-09-23 08:30:48

MedFront Medical Technology Corporation to Distribute Leading Closed System Transfer Devices in Taiwan PORT WASHINGTON, New York, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (http://www.equashield.com ), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTD) for hazardous drugs, announced today a new exclusive partnership with Taiwanese distributor MedFront Medical Technology Corporation. Equashield's leading CSTD has been submitted to regulatory bodies in Taiwan, China...

2014-09-22 23:05:17

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Respiratory Care Equipment and Supplies markets. Global market for Respiratory Care Equipment and Supplies is projected to reach US$17.9 billion by 2020, driven by rising incidence of respiratory disorders, aging population, and increasing need for better patient care. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Respiratory care market occupies a significant presence in the medical field, as...

2014-09-19 16:24:21

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "United States General Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2020 - Endoscopy Devices, Bariatric Surgery Devices, Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices, Biopsy Devices, Hernia Repair, Non-Vascular Stents, Gynecological Devices and Surgical Generators" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "United States General Surgery Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the United States General Surgery devices market. The report provides...

2014-09-19 12:25:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) is pleased to announce that Drive Medical Design and Manufacturing has joined the AAHomecare Corporate Partner Program. Drive and its CEO Harvey Diamond have been actively involved in AAHomecare for much of the company's fourteen year history, as it has quickly grown into a major global manufacturer of home medical equipment. Support from corporate partners like Drive allows...

2014-09-18 23:06:49

Unique Approach Reduces Steep Learning Curves and Skill Decay Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SonoSim Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, has announced the official release of a comprehensive musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound-training package. MSK ultrasound has far-reaching benefits, allowing trained practitioners to visually assess and monitor conditions affecting bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. However, MSK ultrasonography is...

2014-09-18 23:04:45

Advancements ensure timely payments, eliminate manual processes and reduce operating costs associated with collecting patient balances OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Strategic AR, a leading provider of private-pay billing and collection solutions, announced today the release of new capabilities for its Patient Portal, which enables HME providers to increase patient collection amounts, eliminate manual processes and reduce operating costs. New AutoPAY and eDelivery...

2014-09-18 12:30:22

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China PTCA Balloon Market Investment Report, 2014-2016" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 PTCA balloon, as a indispensable medical device in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), serves not only as a delivery system for stent, but also as a device for pre-/post-stent dilatations. Therefore, the development of PTCA balloon industry is closely related...

2014-09-17 16:26:51

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of a $20 million senior secured term loan agreement with Pulmonx. Proceeds of the loan will be used to support the company's U.S. clinical trial of its Zephyr Endobronchial Valve used for the treatment of emphysema and to expand its business worldwide. "Emphysema is a serious...

2014-09-17 12:26:40

DALLAS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Medical Electronics Market by Component (Sensor, Battery, Memory Device, Display, & Microprocessor/MCU), by Application (Imaging, Medical Therapeutics, Diagnosis, Monitoring, and Fitness & Wellness), and by Geography - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the total value of medical electronics market is expected to reach $56.50 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR...


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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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