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2014-10-09 12:30:07

Visit B. Braun booth #721 at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to learn more about integrating objective pressure monitoring into your practice BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), the market leader in Regional Anesthesia (RA) announced today that it will become the exclusive U.S. distributor of the BSmart(TM) injection pressure monitor for peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) from Concert Medical, LLC. BSmart is the first disposable monitor...

2014-10-09 04:20:52

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Launches "The Big Idea" Campaign to Raise $15 Million for the Next Phase of Epidural Stimulation Research to Enable People Living with Spinal Cord Injury to Recover Autonomic and Motor Functions SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 10-year anniversary of the passing of actor and activist Christopher Reeve (9/25/52 - 10/10/04), today, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation launched the most ambitious...

2014-09-30 08:33:54

JERUSALEM, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent study it was confirmed again that the CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) backflow of the Eldor spinal needle 25G, 103 mm appeared significantly earlier than that of the single hole pencil point spinal needles of the same gauge and length of B-D and B. Braun. Spinal anesthesia is an excellent type of regional anesthesia for many operations in Obstertics, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Urology, General Anesthesia, etc. It...

2014-07-18 23:07:00

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro will be in attendance at the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography Level 3 workshop in Chicago this upcoming September. Bellaire, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in Bellaire, Texas, is excited to announce that he will be traveling to Chicago, Illinois to attend the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography’s (AAPMU) Level 3 Advanced Spine Techniques in Pain Medicine Including RFA Procedures workshop from...

2014-07-03 11:09:55

University of Washington Researchers compared combination to a local anesthetic alone Epidural injections with a glucocorticoid in combination with the local anesthetic lidocaine appear to be no better in reducing pain and physical limitations in patients with spinal stenosis, a common spine disorder, than injections of lidocaine alone, a new study has found. Glucocorticoids, also known as corticosteroids, are commonly used to treat inflammation. "Compared to injections with...

2014-07-02 20:21:41

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The addition of a corticosteroid to epidural injections of an anesthetic does not enhance pain reduction in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis, a common cause of lower back and leg pain, according to a study in the July 3 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from the first major clinical trial comparing epidural injections of anesthetic with and without corticosteroids for spinal stenosis. Researchers...

2014-06-26 08:28:27

Idarucizumab being evaluated to specifically reverse the anticoagulant effect of PRADAXA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to idarucizumab*, an investigational fully humanized antibody fragment, or Fab, being studied as a specific antidote for Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). "Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased that the...

2014-06-20 08:23:38

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the initiation of a new international study of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). The RE-CIRCUIT(TM) trial (Randomized Evaluation of dabigatran etexilate Compared to warfarIn in pulmonaRy vein ablation: assessment of different peri-proCedUral antIcoagulation sTrategies) will evaluate uninterrupted treatment with PRADAXA, compared to warfarin, in patients with paroxysmal or persistent non-valvular...

2014-05-28 08:31:29

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced today that it has reached a comprehensive settlement of state and federal cases in the U.S. litigation regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) in the amount of $650 million. "Time and again, the benefits and safety of PRADAXA have been confirmed," said Desiree Ralls-Morrison, senior vice president and general counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation. "BI stands resolutely behind PRADAXA and...

2014-05-27 23:03:07

Many Women Needlessly Worry About Epidural Effects Based on Hearsay Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Allied Anesthesia physician Dr. Thanh Tran, who specializes in labor and delivery at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, spends a lot of time providing information about epidurals for his patients having their babies. Sometimes he is able to educate them by correcting misinformation they may have obtained from friends, family or the Internet. An epidural is a procedure available to women in...


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