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2013-10-30 10:15:01

Identifying gaps in infection prevention practices may yield opportunities for improved patient safety, according to a survey published in the November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Ascension Health, the nation's largest non-profit healthcare system with hospitals and related healthcare facilities in 23 states and the District of Columbia, conducted a...

2013-09-25 23:20:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Brazilian Vascular Access Devices Market. London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 In 2012, the vascular access device market in Brazil was valued at nearly $59 million. The vascular access device market includes implantable ports, port (Huber) needles, dialysis catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs). Brazil has the largest private health insurance market in Latin America. The expansion of private health...

2013-09-12 11:34:04

A team of researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has developed an antibody that could prevent Candida infections that often afflict hospitalized patients who receive central lines. Margaret Hostetter, MD, director of infectious diseases at Cincinnati Children's, and her team developed the antibody, which prevents Candida albicans from binding to heparin, thereby stopping the formation of biofilm in a rat model of catheter-associated infection. A biofilm is a...

2013-08-07 10:31:55

Study shows peripherally inserted central catheters have similar CLABSI risk in vulnerable patients A new study reports that peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) do not reduce the risk of central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in hospitalized patients. PICCs have become one of the most commonly used central venous catheters (CVCs) in healthcare settings since they are considered easier and safer to use, with less risk of CLABSIs. The study, published in the...

2013-07-19 23:03:14

Transparency Market Research published new "Catheters Market (Urological, Specialty, Neurovascular, Intravenous and Cardiovascular Catheters) - Global and China Forecast, Share, Size, and Industry Analysis (2010 - 2017)" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/catheters-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Catheters (Cardiovascular, Specialty,...

2013-06-04 23:27:09

Multicenter evaluation of Compass Vascular Access shows efficacy in May issue of Anesthesia and Analgesia journal. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Inadvertent placement of a catheter intended for a vein into an artery can result in devastating complication such as stroke, severe bleeding and death. Mirador Biomedical's multicenter evaluation of the Compass Vascular Access has demonstrated that the device can help physicians avoid these complications while saving hospitals $116 per...

2013-05-20 13:45:15

U-M study finds peripherally inserted central catheters -- an often preferred route for delivery of IV medications -- increase risk of blood clots in sickest patients Touted for safety, ease and patient convenience, peripherally inserted central catheters have become many clinicians' go-to for IV delivery of antibiotics, nutrition, chemotherapy, and other medications. But compared to other central venous catheters (CVCs), these commonly-used catheters (known as PICCs) more than double...

2013-03-19 10:01:29

Location, location, location. A new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study shows the real-estate mantra also holds true when it comes to choosing correct catheter placement in children. The research findings, described online March 18 in JAMA Pediatrics, show that catheters in children inserted in a vessel in the arm or leg and not threaded into a large vein near the heart are nearly four times as likely to dislodge, cause vein inflammation or dangerous blood clots as are catheters advanced...

2013-02-15 23:03:09

Provides a detailed analysis of the global market for catheters, including central venous catheters (CVC), peripheral venous catheters (PVC), midline catheters (MC), hemodialysis catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, peripheral artery catheters and umbilical catheters. (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Catheters are used in a number of processes, such as: cardiovascular, urological, intravenous, oximetry, thermodilution, suction and wound drainage processes, that involve the administration or...


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Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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