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2014-07-14 00:20:30

First Patients Enrolled in VIRTUS Trial ST. LOUIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VENITI, Inc., a company dedicated to providing innovative technology for the treatment of venous disease, announced that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin the VIRTUS trial of the VENITI VICI Venous Stent System. The VICI Venous Stent System was designed from inception to be compatible with the unique...

2014-06-18 08:28:44

Findings presented at the 3rd World Congress of Vascular Access in Berlin Germany show MicroClave and Neutron needlefree connectors to be most effective in minimizing the risk of transfer of bacteria through a catheter and into a patient's bloodstream BERLIN, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) today announced that results of a clinically simulated in-vitro study presented at the 3(rd) World Congress of Vascular Access in Berlin Germany June 18-20, 2014...

2014-06-12 20:20:09

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to support an enhanced common reservation system at Port Metro Vancouver VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing $3 million to reduce trucker wait times by using new technologies to better link operations across Port Metro Vancouver's four terminals. The Common Data Interface (CDI) project will help to better coordinate and schedule...

2014-06-09 12:26:27

SALT LAKE CITY, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corp. today announced that the Journal Of Vascular Surgery has published the results of a 54 subject, six-month follow-up of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide that demonstrated the device's safety and efficacy (http://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(14)00764-2/fulltext). The VWING is a surgically placed vascular needle guide that is completely subcutaneous and extravascular. The VWING provides an easily palpable target for...

2014-06-04 08:22:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) will open its new state-of-the-art Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades, with a grand opening ceremony on July 14, 2014. The 43-acre facility increases FEC's available intermodal capacity from 100,000 to 450,000 lifts a year and the unique, near-dock facility will improve the transfer of both domestic and international containers between ships and rail....

2014-05-29 12:26:20

The Implementation of the E.U. Sharps Directive Will Continue to Promote the Use of Premium-Priced Safety Devices, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the vascular access device market of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom will grow at a modest 2.5 percent compound annual growth rate through 2022. The major drivers of growth in this market will be the aging population as well...

2014-05-22 20:22:52

Expert surgical treatment is vital but not enough; Beverly Hills Physicians provides life-changing counseling and support before and after weight loss surgery LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It can't be overstated; bariatric surgery is a delicate procedure that requires the expert hands of board-certified weight loss doctors. This is especially the case with modern innovations like the sleeve gastrectomy or lap band procedures, which can now be effectively performed...

2014-05-06 23:04:50

lifescienceindustryresearch.com adds “U.S. Vascular Device Market 2014” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Vascular Graft Industry” reports to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The report analyzes and evaluates the current state of the market, including existing and potential markets, product average selling prices, and unit volumes. The report also highlights the opportunities and potential hazards involved, and presents strategies for...

2014-05-02 23:06:09

Unique Design Provides Safety and Efficacy for Patients Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Translational Research Institute “TRI,” is pleased to announce that its new ND™ Infusion Catheter has received CE mark in the European Union “EU”. The patented ND™ Infusion Catheter provides for “isolation of blood flow in the coronary and peripheral vasculature while allowing the infusion of fluids.” The ND™ Infusion Catheter’s focus on safety includes a short balloon...

2014-04-28 16:28:24

DUBLIN, Apr. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5qkx9m/global_peripheral) has announced the addition of the "Global Peripheral I.V. Catheter Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Peripheral I.V. catheters are peripheral venous devices used to infuse medication or fluids directly into a vein, or draw blood samples for testing. These catheters are made of a non-irritant material,...


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Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

Post Office Protocol, POP - POP3
2013-02-17 09:30:50

Image Credit: Photos.com In computer terms, Post Office Protocol (POP) is a protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a server by a TCP/IP connection. Another e-mail retrieving protocol is Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). Basically all modem e-mail clients and servers use and support both protocols. The POP protocol has several versions with POP3 as the current version. POP (POP1) was enacted in 1984, where users have an option to leave e-mail on a server after...

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