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2009-12-16 11:39:12

Post-surgical infections significantly increase the chance of hospital readmission and death and cost as much as $60,000 per patient, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers who conducted the largest study of its kind to date.

2009-10-05 14:36:31

3M Health Care today announced the publication of a new independent study "Effects of Preoperative Skin Preparation on Postoperative Wound Infection Rates: A Prospective Study of 3 Skin Preparation Protocols," that compared the effects of three different skin preparation solutions on surgical-site infections.

2009-03-19 06:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Innocoll, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced that the last patient has been dosed in the second of two ongoing U.S.

2009-03-16 06:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Innocoll, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced that the last patient has been dosed in the first of two ongoing U.S.

2009-01-26 07:00:00

CleanFUZE(TM) antimicrobial device to significantly reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) and potentially save the healthcare system $150 million dollars annually AUSTIN, Texas, Jan.

2009-01-06 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- DiFUSION Technologies, Inc., a medical device company targeting the orthopaedic market, today announced its corporate launch. The company will focus on reducing the rising incidence of Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) in spinal surgeries.

2008-09-26 06:00:31

TyRx, Inc., a leader in the development and commercialization of convergent drug-device medical products, announced today the launch of AIGISRX(TM) ICD, an anti-bacterial envelope developed to help stabilize the implanted device and which also contains anti-microbial agents that help provide protection against surgical site infections (SSI) associated with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs).


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