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2013-10-29 08:34:24

Leading weight-loss medical devices and access to global sales channel to fuel growth AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a leading developer of medical devices and endoscopic surgical procedures, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the obesity intervention division of Allergan, Inc. for up to $110 million. The total includes an upfront cash payment of $75 million, minority equity interest of $15 million, and...

2013-10-10 16:26:54

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will officially launch Contiplex(®) C, its revolutionary, one-step, echogenic catheter-over-needle system and unveil Contiplex Echo, its echogenic, styleted catheter, both designed for Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks (CPNB) at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual meeting in San Francisco, California, October 12(th)-14(th). As the market leader in regional anesthesia, B.Braun is...

2013-10-09 16:23:34

Clinical study will investigate benefits of VWING for self-cannulation SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corporation today announced the launch of the SAVE-2 post-market clinical follow-up study. The SAVE-2 study follows the U.S. SAVE study, an IDE pivotal trial that clearly demonstrated the benefits of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide in restoring vascular access to hemodialysis patients with uncannulatable and deep arteriovenous fistulae. This robust...

2013-10-09 16:20:19

SINGAPORE and NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Bayley, President and CEO, Celebrity Cruises presented the inaugural Rama Rebbapragada Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cruise Industry in Asia tonight during the Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific Welcome Reception in Singapore. Joined on stage by Rebbapragada's wife Patricia, Bayley presented the award to Ms. Ong Huey Hong, Director, Cruise with the Singapore Tourism Board, in recognition of her influential role in...

2013-10-02 10:55:24

Patients who undergo surgery to remove excess skin less likely to regain weight after bariatric surgery Body contouring surgery to remove excess skin improves long-term weight control in patients after gastric bypass surgery, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). "We demonstrated that patients with body contouring present better long-term weight control after gastric...

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...

2013-09-19 08:28:32

Studies from two major children's hospitals presented at the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) Annual Conference in Louisville, KY September 19-21 highlight the effectiveness of the ChemoClave closed system and closed system transfer device SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) today announced that two new studies presented this week at the 37(th) Annual Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses...

2013-09-09 12:27:50

Vascular Access, Patient and Healthcare Worker Safety Key Areas of Focus at B. Braun BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will exhibit and host a Platinum Showcase presentation at the 27(th) Association for Vascular Access (AVA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, September 20(th)-23(rd). The presentation entitled "Navigating the Depths: Ultrasound Guided Short PIV Insertions -- Implications and Limitations for Practice" will feature a...

2013-08-26 04:20:05

Multi-User Offshore Hub Offers Significant Advantages Over Traditional Ports CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management company, has created a revolutionary design for ports that could transform shipping in Africa. The Multi-User Offshore Hub is designed for two or more users and consists of an offshore, smart terminal arrangement and docking system that can accommodate oceangoing vessels and barges....

2013-08-19 04:20:39

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BiO2 Medical, Inc., a Texas based medical device manufacturer with corporate offices in San Antonio, Texas, and R&D and manufacturing operations in Golden, Colorado, has signed a distribution agreement with Pyramed, a division of United Drug Medical (UDM). This milestone accomplishment grants Pyramed exclusive rights to distribute the Angel® Catheter throughout the UK and Ireland. Pyramed is a dynamic, leading healthcare services...


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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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