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2014-05-12 23:07:20

InventHelp is a leading inventor service company, and is submitting this idea, the C.C. Tube, to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 "My trach tube put pressure on my neck and kept pulling the trach area, making it sore," said one of two inventors from Portland, Tenn. "This inspired me and the co-inventor to design a solution to this problem." He then created a prototpye of the patent-pending C.C. TUBE, an...

New Device Minimizes Risks Associated With Tracheotomies
2014-01-27 08:48:40

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid The new device, which was patented by researchers of the School of Industrial Engineering of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in collaboration with the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), has achieved minimizing the risks associated to emergency tracheotomies and the time needed to perform planned tracheotomies. This is possible thanks to the combination of mechanical and drilling devices with medical imaging elements and information...

2013-07-20 23:00:26

Board discusses the release of Renervee, a powerful new vitamin pill. White Plains, NYC (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 On June 30, 2013 the Board of Governors for the Renervee Foundation for Hope, a not for profit organization committed to the development of medical solutions, convened for the first time. The Board met at the local White Plains YMCA, and consisted of 10 members from various professional backgrounds and medical disciplines [Fig. 1]. During the inaugural meeting, Board members...

2013-05-22 10:12:38

For critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation, early tracheostomy (within the first 4 days after admission) was not associated with an improvement in the risk of death within 30 days compared to patients who received tracheostomy placement after 10 days, according to a study in the May 22/29 issue of JAMA. "A tracheostomy is commonly performed when clinicians predict a patient will need prolonged mechanical ventilation," according to background information in the article....

2012-10-25 04:01:29

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp® attempts to submit clients´ inventions to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 InventHelp®, America´s largest invention submission company, announces that two of its clients, inventors from Florida, have designed a disposable pad that absorbs the secretions, mucus and dribbled saliva from a tracheotomy tube. This invention is patented. “Krystal Care” allows the tube to be inserted through a central hole...

2012-05-22 02:33:50

Novel grafts reduces need for permanent tracheotomy, maintain voice and swallowing function Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) surgeons have developed a new technique for reconstructing the larynx after surgery for advanced cancer. In the May Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, they describe how this approach — which uses cryopreserved aortas from deceased donors to replace removed larynx tissue — allowed patients to avoid a permanent tracheotomy and maintain voice...

2011-10-05 18:59:06

A tracheostomy performed within the first seven days after a severe head injury results in better overall patient outcome, according to a team of Penn State College of Medicine researchers. This is especially true for patients who have a greater chance of surviving when admitted to the hospital. A tracheostomy is an opening created in the front of the neck directly into the trachea to allow unimpeded breathing. (A tracheotomy is the act of making that opening.) "The CDC estimates that...


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Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

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