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2013-10-31 23:32:22

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center posts a new article outlining the gravity of vein disease and the importance of vein screening for overall health. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 October 31st, 2013. Nashville, TN. The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center is presenting a new article to raise awareness of the impact of vein disease and to promote the usefulness of vein screening in vein care. According to the Center, catching vein disease in its early stages or at the first sign of a problem, such...

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...


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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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