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2013-09-16 08:29:42

Educational Program on Advanced Surgical Techniques for Cardiac Surgery Residents ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device Company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will host an Aortic Valve and Root "Boot Camp" training session on September 18-20, 2013 at CryoLife's training facility at its corporate headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The course directors for the training session will be...

2013-05-16 23:24:24

ECMO transport program allows hospital to treat more complex patients from outside region. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 On September 20, 2012, Brandie and Dustin Stoddard welcomed their second baby girl into the world. Haevyn Delanie weighed-in at a healthy seven pounds, two ounces, was 18 inches long, and went home right on schedule. Just four months later, though, her family was back in the hospital. This time, they were in Kansas City, waiting for a team of medical professionals...

2013-04-05 08:22:55

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Cardiovascular Systems today announced that it has entered into a multi-year distribution agreement with Nonin Medical, Inc., a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring. Beginning May 1, 2013, Terumo CVS will distribute Nonin's EQUANOX(TM) Model 7600 Regional Oximetry System to adult and pediatric cardiovascular hospitals in the United States; Nonin's direct sales force will focus on certain non-cardiovascular applications in those...

2011-04-28 08:00:00

WAYNE, N.J., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted the company 510(k) clearance to market its CARDIOHELP System in the United States as a cardiac and/or respiratory assist device for up to six hours. The CARDIOHELP System is the world's smallest portable heart-lung support system providing extracorporeal life support (ECLS) to replace or support a patient's circulation and respiration. The product is...

2011-04-26 09:30:00

WAYNE, N.J., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular today announced the launch of its QUADROX-i Neonatal and Pediatric oxygenators and reservoirs in the United States. Oxygenators are an integral part of a cardiopulmonary bypass system and function as an artificial lung during surgical procedures. "This is an exciting time for perfusionists treating our fragile neonatal and pediatric patients, as these oxygenators and reservoirs provide us with new options for ensuring the...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

WAYNE, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular today announced the U.S. launch of the VASOVIEW 6 PRO Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System. This latest advance in the VASOVIEW 6 platform for endoscopic vessel harvesting (EVH) offers streamlined controls, improved functionality and simplified operation to support positive outcomes in delivering EVH to patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The VASOVIEW 6 PRO system has improved ergonomics and delivers a higher level of...

2011-01-27 00:03:00

ThermalTherapeutic to showcase VERATHERMâ“ž¢ Portable Hyperthermic Perfusion System at Sixth International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies. Company contributes Unrestricted Educational Grant to support CME activity. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 ThermalTherapeutic Systems, Inc., an innovative product development company, announced participation in the Sixth International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies that will take place February 19...

2010-12-09 07:00:00

MAHWAH, N.J., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular, the leading distributor of intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) worldwide, learned that the PROTECT II clinical trial, sponsored by Abiomed, that compared the safety and effectiveness of the Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device to intra-aortic balloon pumping in elective high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) has been stopped. The Data Safety Monitoring Board determined, based on a review of the interim...

2010-10-04 07:00:00

WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular today announced the availability of a "Golden Rules" whitepaper documenting endoscopic vessel harvesting (EVH) best practices. EVH is a minimally invasive technique widely used during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to remove a vessel from the leg or arm of a patient that is then used as conduit by bypassing blockages. The paper highlights the value EVH provides patients, and consolidates the vast scientific...

2010-07-26 07:00:00

WAYNE, N.J., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular today announced the launch of its VASOVIEW HEMOPRO 2 Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting (EVH) System, which utilizes next-generation HEMOPRO cut-and-seal technology to reduce thermal spread and to achieve optimal conduit quality for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery patients. The minimally invasive VASOVIEW HEMOPRO 2 system is an example of MAQUET Cardiovascular's commitment to EVH, and technologies that promote the highest...