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