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2012-07-03 02:23:35

IRVINE, Calif., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense Military Health System has selected the Masimo Rad-57(TM) Handheld Pulse CO-Oximeter as the military's standardized handheld pulse oximeter for use worldwide, Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today. This agreement is available to all designated Medical Treatment Facilities and Operational Field Units across the Department of Defense's global healthcare system, from first responders to definitive care. The Defense...

2012-07-02 11:20:02

A new study of 1,400 Medicare-aged patients reinforces CT colonography as a screening tool for colon cancer, adding to the continued debate over Medicare coverage of the procedure. In 2009, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services indicated that CT colonography would not be covered, in part, because outcomes data specific to the Medicare population was not available. "Our study answers several of the questions Medicare asked about this procedure," said Brooks Cash, MD, one of the...

2012-07-02 02:24:30

IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that PSS World Medical, Inc., (NASDAQ: PSSI) a leading national distributor of medical supplies and equipment to office-based physicians, will distribute the new Pronto-7(TM) - a palm-sized handheld device designed for quick and easy noninvasive spot-checking of total hemoglobin (SpHb®), SpO2, pulse rate, and perfusion index. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110808/LA46231) Pronto-7 will be...

2012-06-26 11:53:27

The number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has recently increased to one in 100. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates that EEG can distinguish between children with autism and neurotypical controls. Autistic children showed a reduction in short range connectivity indicating poor function of local brain networks, especially in the left hemisphere regions responsible for language. However these children had increased...

2012-06-25 02:25:02

IRVINE, Calif., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia demonstrates the Masimo Radical(R) with Masimo SET(R) pulse oximetry had higher oxygen saturation (SpO2) specificity and sensitivity and lower failure rates during conditions of motion and low perfusion than other "new-generation" pulse oximeters.(1) Monitoring of SpO2 enables clinicians to detect hypoxemia (deficient blood oxygen) at an early stage. However,...

2012-06-21 02:26:58

IRVINE, Calif., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine demonstrates for the first time that compared to invasive carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) measurement with laboratory CO-oximetry, noninvasive carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®) measurement with Masimo rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) leads to more rapid diagnosis of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and a shorter time to the initiation of treatment with hyperbaric...

2012-06-20 02:26:40

PHILADELPHIA, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE), a company developing its needle-free Symphony® tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system and its Prelude® SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, today announced the receipt of a notice of allowance for a patent application covering its Prelude SkinPrep System and a notice of issuance for a patent covering its Symphony tCGM System. Echo...

2012-06-19 06:27:10

BOSTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (OTCPK: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company will be expanding its MammoView® Breast Endoscopy product line and will be marketing its MammoView® Breast Endoscopy Components to hospitals across the Country and Internationally through direct sales channels. The MammoView® Instrument line currently contains 6 unique Breast Endoscopy Components which are all featured on the Company's website...

2012-06-18 23:24:15

World-class performers in management, sports and music often have uniquely high mind-brain development Scientists trying to understand why some people excel – whether as world-class athletes, virtuoso musicians, or top CEOs – have discovered that these outstanding performers have unique brain characteristics that make them different from other people. A study published in May in the journal Cognitive Processing found that 20 top-level managers scored higher on three measures...

2012-06-18 02:28:14

IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a follow-up analysis appearing in the Spring-Summer 2012 issue of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation newsletter demonstrated that implementing Masimo SET Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry and the Masimo Patient SafetyNet((TM)) remote monitoring and clinician notification system in all post-surgical, general floor units at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center resulted in reduced...


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Endoluminal Capsule Monitoring
2013-03-04 16:02:35

Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter. Once it is ingested, it sends signals to a radio receiver. The data is then processed and presented...

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

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2011-04-15 15:38:47

Helicobacter pylori is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium that can inhabit various areas of the stomach, particularly the antrum. It causes low-level inflammation of the stomach lining and is linked to gastric ulcers and stomach cancer. Out of those infected, 80%, are asymptomatic. It was initially named Campyloacter pyloridis and then renamed C. pylori to correct the Latin grammar error. It was later placed in the genus, Helicobacter. Over 50% of the population has H. pylori in...

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2010-09-24 17:35:29

The stethoscope is an acoustic medical device used for listening the internal sounds of the body. It can be used to listen to lung, heart, and intestines as well as blood flow in the arteries. With a sphygmomanometer it can be used to measure blood pressure. Along with listening to bodies a stethoscope might be employed to listen to automobiles to diagnose any damage as well as used to check scientific vacuum chambers for leaks. A phonendoscope is a stethoscope that intensifies sounds. In...

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