Latest Therapeutic hypothermia Stories

2009-08-04 16:18:54

Cooling unconscious cardiac arrest survivors can increase survival and has a cost effectiveness comparable to other widely accepted treatments in modern health care, researchers report in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

2009-07-28 12:01:00

TARZANA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than two weeks after instituting new therapeutic hypothermia treatment for heart attack patients, Providence Tarzana Medical Center has applied the body-cooling treatment in three cases - and each patient showed remarkable neurologic recovery. Therapeutic hypothermia treatment, where cardiac arrest patients are cooled to 92 degrees, is being studied nationwide to help prevent brain damage caused by a loss of blood supply.

2009-07-20 10:08:00

SAN DIEGO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BeneChill (www.benechill.com) - a privately held medical device company that concentrates on developing products in the therapeutic hypothermia arena with a focus on rapid, non-invasive cooling for use in the field - today announced it has closed a $13.5 million Series C financing.

2009-07-15 07:05:00

AMSTERDAM and SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Philips (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of InnerCool Therapies Inc., a pioneer in the field of therapeutic hypothermia, which involves the management of a patient's body temperature.

2009-04-15 15:07:00

PATERSON, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 1,000 lives could be saved each year if heart attack patients received faster emergency care during and immediately after a heart attack. Recognizing that each minute lost could mean the difference between saving a life ...

2009-03-31 08:09:00

SAN DIEGO, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) and its operating unit InnerCool Therapies, Inc., today reported that hypothermia was the feature of the entire March 2009 issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of Neurotrauma and is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/neu.

2009-03-26 18:45:00

SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today reported highlights and financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, and other important recent developments and outlook for 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO) Recent Developments and 2009 Outlook Cardium's business is focused on the acquisition and strategic development of product opportunities or businesses having the potential...

2009-03-25 05:00:00

Medivance's safe temperature management technology, aggressive fever control may improve neurologic outcomes after stroke or brain injury LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's top-rated neurology programs cool their critically ill stroke and brain injured patients with the non-invasive, safe and technologically advanced Arctic Sun(R) Temperature Management System from Medivance. Nearly 80 percent, or 23 of the 30 top-ranked neurology programs at community and academic...

2009-03-04 10:05:19

U.S. medical scientists say they have successfully demonstrated a non-invasive optical device that monitors cerebral blood flow in stroke patients. University of Pennsylvania researchers said brain blood flow changes in patients with acute stroke are a leading cause of disability and death.

2009-02-19 08:40:30

Patients who arrived at specific hospitals within one hour of experiencing stroke symptoms received a powerful clot-busting drug twice as often as those who arrived later in the approved time window for treatment, according to a new study presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2009.

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