Navigation Links
More than Seventy Percent of Top US Hospitals Control Patient Temperature with High-Tech Arctic Sun(TM)
Date:3/10/2008

Automated non-invasive cooling avoids DVT danger; precise control of

rewarming key to averting brain damage

LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by the nation's top hospitals, adoption of the safest, most effective cooling technology-the non- invasive Arctic Sun(R)-is increasing rapidly. The number of top hospitals inducing hypothermia and then rewarming their critically ill patients with the Arctic Sun rose to more than 72 percent in 2007 from 60 percent the previous year.

Thirteen of the 18 top-ranked U.S. News & World Report hospitals (72.2 percent); 16 of the top 20 heart programs (80 percent); and 16 of the top 20 neurology programs cool and rewarm patients with Medivance's precise, automated high-tech Arctic Sun device.

"Fever kills brain cells. This notion that 'temperature is brain' has become a key concept used in the management of patients in our NeuroICU , says Dr. Andrew Kofke, Co-Director of Neurocritical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, which is ranked among the nation's best overall hospitals. "I believe state -of-the-art temperature management, using devices such at the Arctic Sun cooling system, combined with pharmacological aids, is an essential element in prevention of secondary brain damage after a brain injury."

A growing body of clinical data published in the New England Journal of Medicine and other top-tier journals indicates that lowering body temperature to therapeutic levels, followed by slow rewarming, limits neurologic damage in a wide range of critically ill patients.

"Adoption of the Arctic Sun by the vast majority of the nation's top hospitals demonstrates that its the best temperature management system available today and validates our premise that safe, non-invasive cooling coupled with the ability to rewarm slowly and precisely holds great promise in improving patient outcomes," says Medivance CEO Robert Kline.

The Arctic Sun tra
'/>"/>

SOURCE Medivance
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. LASIK patients report more than 95 percent satisfaction rate worldwide
2. MEDRAD(R) Revenues Grow 10 Percent in 2007
3. New Survey Shows 90 Percent of Women Do Not Fully Understand the Calories They Eat
4. Hillenbrand Industries, Inc. Announces Any and All Cash Tender Offer for Its 4.50 percent Senior Notes Due 2009
5. Low-intensity exercise reduces fatigue symptoms by 65 percent, study finds
6. Heart Hospital of Austins Expansion Increases Patient Capacity by 30 Percent
7. Cause of effectiveness discovered for a cirrhosis treatment useful in 40 percent of patients
8. Horizon Organic(R) Family Farmer Network Grows by Nearly 35 Percent
9. Yoga Journal Circulation Increases 5.8 Percent in Second Half of 2007 from Same Period Previous Year
10. Abbott Announces 10.8 Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend
11. 84 Percent of Utah Voters Favor Cigarette Tax Increase
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying ... of discounted prom dresses, most of which are priced ... the company, the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, ... the UK market. , The prom dresses in this ... styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... wheat that boosts up the protein, zinc and iron ... that affect millions of children worldwide. Researchers at the ... the U.S. Department of Agriculture; and the University of ... the Nov. 24 issue of the journal Science. ...
... there is one more impact of a job burn out. ... also stir up a host of ailments, say Scientists. //This ... stress at work can contribute to high blood pressure, metabolic ... 677 workers in Israel revealed that risk of Type 2 ...
... School of Medicine have reported that genetics has a ... preemies//, a disease known to hamper the development of ... This report is published in the November issue of ... show that genetic factors are a significant component of ...
... Scientists at San Francisco, in the US, have announced ... positive results. // ,This treatment referred to as ... of brain cancer, termed glioma.Scientists at the University of ... mode of treatment involves isolating a protein gp96 from ...
... Vietnam, The Nha Trang Institute of Vaccines and Biological ... 5,000 doses of a H5N1 vaccine for// humans from ... on white mice, guinea-pigs and cockerels and similar reactions ... Institute of Verification of Vaccines and Biological Products. Its ...
... Michelle Hasni of Cutler Ridge, Miami, delivered a male child ... very rare congenital heart disorder called Ectopia// cordis. Seven or ... defect. ,The baby named Naseem, was born with ... and the protective cover for the heart called pericardium had ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Newly Cloned Wheat Gene May Boosts Foods' Nutrient Contents – Says A Researc 2Health News:Genetics Plays A Crucial Role In Preemies' Destructive Eye Disease 2Health News:Naseem’s Heart Put In Its Plac 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... HILL, N.C. , Dec. 23, 2014  Medical ... success. As the key link between the medical device ... grow even more in the coming years as the ... According to research by benchmarking firm, ... MSLs can gain an important edge is by harnessing ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... VIEJO, Calif. , Dec. 22, 2014 ... into expanded corporate offices in Aliso Viejo ... announced that due to the tremendous growth and worldwide ... needed. Sales of patented SnoreRx, the anti snore cure ... offices. He said, "We are now in 23 ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and ... the addition of the "Investment Analysis of ... to their offering. ... in the US medical device sector identifies the ... and venture capital investments, and mergers and acquisitions. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Role of Medical Science Liaisons Evolving in Medical Device Sector 2Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2
... Safety Concerns Raised ... NEW YORK, Dec. 5 Keryx Biopharmaceuticals,(Nasdaq: KERX ... (DSMC) responsible for monitoring Sulonex(TM) (sulodexide oral,gelcaps), the Company,s ... nephropathy, recently met to evaluate the data from,the ongoing ...
... N.J., Dec. 5 Senesco,Technologies, Inc. ("Senesco" or ... it has initiated preclinical lab studies at Mayo ... test the ability of,Senesco,s Factor 5A gene technology ... will evaluate delivery molecules for,encapsulation of Factor 5A ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sulodexide Data Safety Monitoring Committee Completes Additional Review of Phase 3 Study Data 2Sulodexide Data Safety Monitoring Committee Completes Additional Review of Phase 3 Study Data 3Sulodexide Data Safety Monitoring Committee Completes Additional Review of Phase 3 Study Data 4Sulodexide Data Safety Monitoring Committee Completes Additional Review of Phase 3 Study Data 5Sulodexide Data Safety Monitoring Committee Completes Additional Review of Phase 3 Study Data 6Senesco Technologies Initiates Preclinical Studies for Cancer Target 2
... Size: 5.0 x 2.5 x 80 mm. Half ... by Harvey A. Lincoff, M.D. has been modified ... design. The material is a closed cell sponge ... with rounded edges to minimize scleral intrusion. These ...
... mm. Storz offers the original Scleral ... A. Lincoff, M.D. The material is ... non-toxic and non-antigenic. Implants are soft ... intrusion. These implants are packaged sterile ...
For use under curved implants. Indications: When additional buckling is required in the meridional direction. Overall length: 15.0 mm....
For use under silicone strips E5381 610, E5381 611 and E5381 710. Indications: When higher buckle is required. Overall length: 6.1 mm....
Medicine Products: