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2013-12-20 23:20:23

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh, is working to submit these Pennsylvania inventors' idea, Bev's Peg Tube Accessory, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 "As someone who is fitted with a PEG tube, I know how hard it can be to just leave the house some days because I worry about having to change dressings or tubing coming loose," said one of two inventors from New Port, Pa. "In order to make my life more independent and free, we developed...

2013-09-16 23:20:03

Transparency Market Research published new "Enteral Feeding Devices Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends Analysis, and Forecasts, 2012 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/enteral-feeding-devices-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Enteral Feeding Devices Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share,...

2013-04-15 10:55:00

Additional fluoroscopic and CT views can substantially reduce complications that occur during percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy, a procedure used for patients who require a gastric tube for nutritional support. "In a study of 146 patients, we saw a major complications rate of 5.9%," said Dr. Erich Lang, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY and lead author of the study. Major complications included organ injury with hemorrhage and colonic perforation, he said. Minor...

2012-08-23 02:25:34

ALBANY, New York, August 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Neonatal and Preterm Infants Enteral Feeding Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast, 2012 - 2018 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/neonatal-and-preterm-infants-enteral-feeding-devices-market.html ] ," the global neonatal and preterm infants enteral feeding devices market...

2012-07-17 06:24:26

ALBANY, New York, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a latest market research report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Enteral Feeding Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends Analysis, and Forecasts, 2012 - 2018 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/enteral-feeding-devices-market.html ]", global enteral feeding devices market was worth USD 1,641.7 million in 2011 and is expected to reach USD...

2012-06-18 02:27:06

DUBLIN, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced results from five abstracts evaluating levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel (LCIG), its investigational compound for advanced Parkinson's disease. The abstracts include the results from the second interim analysis of a long-term safety and tolerability trial, as well as secondary endpoint analyses from the Phase 3 pivotal trial. All of the abstracts were presented at The 16th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease...

2012-05-14 21:10:36

A new study led by Brown University researchers reports that percutaneous endoscopic gastric (PEG) feeding tubes, long assumed to help bedridden dementia patients stave off or overcome pressure ulcers, may instead make the horrible sores more likely to develop or not improve. The analysis of thousands of nursing home patients with advanced dementia appears in the May 14 edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine. "This study provides new information about the risks of feeding tube...

2011-03-15 15:44:39

Impairment of oral intake occurs in the majority of patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) receiving chemoradiotherapy. Placement of prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube in asymptomatic newly diagnosed HNC before chemoradiation is a common practice in some centers. In some studies, PEG has been associated with a decrease in treatment related weight loss in patients with HNC, but no studies have examined the utilization rate. A research article published on February...

2009-12-14 07:07:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, increased use of safety devices for small-bore connectors for disposable enteral feeding devices will be a key driver of the enteral feeding device markets in both the US and Europe. MRG's new US and European Markets for Enteral Feeding Devices 2010 report finds that the giving set segment will experience the greatest impact from facilities...

2009-12-08 19:19:24

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is a common problem in mechanically ventilated patients and contributes to the development of esophageal mucosal injury and even erosive esophagitis. The relationship between percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and subsequent development of GER is complex and not well understood. A research article to be published on November 21, 2009 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. The research team from Greece explored the factors that...