Navigation Links
Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant

Tenaxis Medical, Inc., a medical device company founded in 2004 to bring high performance surgical sealants to the vascular and general surgical markets, announced that vascular surgeons at the Krankenhaus Friedrichstadt in Dresden, Germany were the first to clinically use their novel high performance vascular sealant, ArterX(TM).

The investigational product was used on a 74 year old man suffering from vascular insufficiency of the leg requiring the implant of a synthetic vascular bypass graft. This is a procedure that is usually accompanied by profuse bleeding at the suture lines and requires the physician to use manual pressure for up to 30 minutes to stop the bleeding. The sealant, which has been designed to cure in 15 seconds, was applied over the top of the suture line and immediately stopped the bleeding through the needle holes created when the artificial graft was sutured in place and the artery-graft junction was exposed to full arterial pressure.

Dr James Zimmerman, a vascular surgeon with Pacific Coast Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons, Redwood City, California, attended the first surgery and said "the procedure went flawlessly, the product was deployed over the top of the sutures, and on clamp release there was absolutely no bleeding." This is the first of up to 60 procedures that are anticipated to be conducted in Germany. Procedures are also underway in hospitals in Ulm and Cologne and the study is expected to be fully enrolled by the end of the summer.

The ArterX Vascular Sealant was developed by Tenaxis Medical's team in Mountain View, CA and is based upon a proprietary technology that uses a powerful crosslinking agent that covalently binds to proteins in both the sealant and human tissue. "I am extremely proud of the progress the team has achieved in developing a meaningful new generation of vascular sealants," said Ronald Dieck, President and CEO of Tenaxis Medical, Inc. "This is the first step in a comprehens ive clinical program to position this product for regulatory clearance and subsequent launch in Europe in early 2008, and in the USA in early 2009.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
2. Meditation Works Medically
3. Sleep Disorders Could Indicate Other Medical Problems
4. Being Obese Increases Ones Risk Of A wrong Diagnosis During Medical Imaging
5. Hypnosis Found To Reduce Stress In Children During Medical Procedures
6. Stanford Medical Center Implements The First Virtual Cardiac Ultrasound
7. Ayurvedic Therapies Cashing In On Medical Tourism
8. Prevention And Timely Medical Care Can Help With Bug Bites
9. Government Organisation Proposes Strict Guidelines For SubStandard Medical Devices
10. Grant of $7 million for Orissa Medical College from Japan
11. Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/30/2016)... ... ... Orlando-based Maximized Living has selected Dr. Nick Wilson of Indianapolis to support members ... of Maximized Living doctors at the London Olympics in 2012, U.S. wrestlers won four ... largest contingent of elite chiropractors to Rio to support and care for members of ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Since launching its annual ... foundation serving the footwear industry, has broken all previous participation records in its ... across 23 states during the months of April and May, the 2016 Footwear ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... , ... April 29, 2016 , ... On Tuesday, April ... across the Southeast, celebrated the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal on SB 258, the ... Duncan (R - Cumming), offers a 70% tax credit to individuals and corporations which ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Conditions were ideal for ... Island Park on Sunday, with sunny skies, a light breeze and temperatures in the ... , The 5k Run and Walk and 1-mile walk were held to ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Wharton School of the University ... of the 2016 Wharton Business Plan Competition —as well as the Wharton ... the Committee Award for Most ‘Wow Factor,’ making them the first team in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016 ... George Phillips und Stephen Schmidt ... ArisGlobal®, ein führender Anbieter cloudbasierter ... heute bekannt, dass neue Führungskräfte zum Team ... sind, die vielfältige Erfahrungen mitbringen.  Dies wird ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016 Dr. Vivek Ahuja , ... Ste phen Schmidt ... provider of cloud-based software solutions for life sciences, today announced key ... a wealth of insight to a growing business.  This will bolster ... George Phillips joined ArisGlobal in the position of Vice ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016 TapImmune,Inc. (TPIV), a ... and gene-based immunotherapeutics and vaccines for the treatment of cancer ... the 3rd Annual Growth Capital Expo to be ... at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Company ... 4 th by Dr. John N. Bonfiglio ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: