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2011-09-09 11:35:57

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a therapy for a potentially deadly type of infection common in catheters, artificial joints and other "in-dwelling" medical devices. Their findings appear in the Open Access Journal PLoS Pathogens on September 8th. The therapy targets fungal infections, which are hard to treat in such devices because they are composed of biofilms–complex groupings of cells that attach to surfaces. Biofilms, in turn, are coated in a gooey matrix...

2011-04-22 12:42:56

Patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) typically have a higher early survival rate than patients on hemodialysis (HD). New data suggest that this difference may be explained by a higher risk of early deaths among patients undergoing HD with central venous catheters, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). In a study that included more than 38,500 Canadian patients starting dialysis between 2001 and 2008, 63 percent started...

2011-04-13 06:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Journal of Advanced Nursing March issue, a comparative research evaluation of five needleless I.V. connectors tested by an independent laboratory showed that the RyMed InVision-Plus® (RYM-5001®) zero displacement connector best protected the intraluminal pathway from bacteria compared with four other commonly used connectors. The purpose of the study was to evaluate in-vitro differences of colony...

2011-04-12 06:45:00

New Catheter Placement Technologies Fuel Bedside Nurse PICC Placement Procedures VANCOUVER, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new report by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. vascular access device market will reach over $4.8 billion by 2017, fueled by the adoption of new antimicrobial technologies for central venous catheters (CVCs), dialysis catheters, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs)...

2011-02-19 00:00:39

Discount pricing of IV Catheters is the fundamental goal of USA Medical Depot. Through the power of USA Medical's large quantity purchasing, medical professionals save up to 50% compared to purchases made from other e-commerce suppliers. Recent surveys show that USA Medical Depot's consumers often save over $300.00 per case. Because the price of medical products fluxuates frequently, product pricing requests are bid-out to all supply sources on a weekly basis. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB)...

2011-02-17 12:26:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA exhibited a poster at the recent 11th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research in Los Angeles, in which their clinical study showed RyMed Technologies' zero displacement InVision-Plus® IV Connector significantly decreased the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs) by 92.6% on average when compared to a simple split septum with negative displacement...

2011-02-16 10:39:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Health Sciences University presented a poster at the recent 11th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research in Los Angeles, in which their clinical study showed that RyMed Technologies' InVision-Plus® IV Connector significantly decreased venous catheter occlusions in patients from both outpatient and inpatient cancer clinical settings. The study compared one simple split septum negative displacement IV connector...

2010-11-01 09:04:00

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, has released its latest vascular access research data including information for multiple geographies including the US, Japan, and China. MRG vascular access reports include the breakdown of short peripheral intravenous catheters, central venous catheters, implantable ports, dialysis catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters. Based on primary...

2010-09-24 08:30:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- VasoNova (VasoNova Inc., Menlo Park, California) announced a strategic partnership with Navilyst Medical Inc. (Navilyst Medical Inc., Marlborough, Massachusetts) today to distribute its VasoNova(TM) Vascular Positioning System(TM) VPS(TM) central venous catheter navigation technology. Commenting on the partnership, Navilyst Senior Vice President, George Bourne said "Navilyst Medical is a market and technology leader in vascular access and fluid...

2010-09-07 09:47:00

TORONTO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, changes in Japan's Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare (MHLW) reimbursement, which encourage facilities to use higher-priced chronic dialysis catheters, will lead to double-digit growth in this segment over the next five years, and will support overall market revenues. Unlike in the US and Europe, where chronic dialysis catheters have seen...


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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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