Navigation Links
Life Recovery Systems Receives NIH Grant to Study Expanded Use of Its ThermoSuit System
Date:10/20/2008

Study Will Investigate Using Cooling Device to Treat Heart Attack Victims

WALDWICK, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Recovery Systems has received a competitively awarded $700,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a clinical study to investigate the feasibility of cooling heart attack patients with its ThermoSuit(R) System, the only cooling device using cold water immersion to rapidly lower patient temperature.

The grant was awarded through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of NIH. This is the third SBIR grant for Live Recovery Systems from NHLBI. The two previous grants totaling $1.3 million were to develop the ThermoSuit System.

Twenty patients will be enrolled in the study, which will be conducted under an Investigational Device Exemption that was previously granted to Life Recovery Systems by the Food and Drug Administration. The study is a cooperative effort between Life Recovery Systems and the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, a division of Ochsner Health System, a non-profit academic and healthcare delivery system with seven hospitals and more than 35 health centers in Southeast Louisiana.

The trial will explore the feasibility of cooling heart attack (ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction) patients with the ThermoSuit System before blood flow is restored to the heart. Patients will be sedated and cooled after entry into the emergency room and prior to percutaneous coronary intervention in the catheterization laboratory. It is expected that the ThermoSuit System will enable cooling of the patient to 34 degrees C after a treatment of 30 minutes or less and within the 90-minute door to balloon time requirement for treating ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction patients.

A successful result of the study will lead to a pivotal clinical study to investigate the potential for the ThermoSuit cooling treatment to redu
'/>"/>

SOURCE Life Recovery Systems
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Surgex(TM) Becomes the First and Only BSCG (Banned Substance Control Group) Certified Product Which is Clinically Proven Effective in Sports Recovery and Performance
2. Sugammadex Trials Demonstrate Rapid Recovery from Profound Neuromuscular Blockade During General Anesthesia
3. International Expert Group Initiates Largest Multi-center Phase III Trial to Evaluate NeuroAid(TM) in Stroke Recovery
4. Life Recovery Systems Receives European CE Mark Approval for Its ThermoSuit(R) System
5. Public Forum to Discuss Addiction as a Treatable Disease and Highlight National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
6. Boston Scientific to Release Broad Range of Clinical Trial Data on the Performance of TAXUS(R) Coronary Stent Systems at TCT 2008
7. Complete Genomics and the Institute for Systems Biology Announce Partnership to Conduct the First Human Genome Population Study
8. Resurgent Health and Medical Announces That Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has Ordered 25 CleanTech Automated Handwashing Systems
9. Coapt Systems Launches FDA Cleared Novielle Voice (TM) for Restoration of Voice Loss
10. StemCor Systems Receives CE Mark for MarrowMiner(TM) System for Bone Marrow Collection
11. PLC Systems Defers Pivotal Study of RenalGuard(TM) in the U.S.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ... that the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust ... previously announced tender offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, ... shares of common stock of Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Ohio , Jan. 15, 2014  A novel wearable injector ... easy and painless for patients to self-inject prescription drugs in ... disorders, including cancer, blood diseases, autoimmune deficiencies, and genetic disorders.  ... to grow to $220B by 2018, according to analysts.   Many ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014 The Brandeis Medical Center, led ... a premier and affordable laser tattoo removal experience with ... Brandeis, focus is in providing high quality cosmetic services with cutting ... " Southern California has seen a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2Beverly Hills Physician Features Tattoo Removal with the Astanza Duality Laser, Offers $99 Special 2
... 11 Nutri-Force Nutrition is proud to announce ... in Miami Lakes, Florida. This new facility was ... highly-valued customers with industry-leading quality and exceptionally efficient ... and innovative production control processes, the new facility ...
... and NEW YORK, Nov. 10 Inc. magazine has ... Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. ... of the Top 100 Health Companies and No. 32 on the ... West Physics Consulting posted three-year revenue growth of 327.8% to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:West Physics Consulting Makes the 2009 Inc. 5000 List 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, ... major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward ... published in this month,s issue of the International ... are associated with better health and well-being as we ... improve the outcomes of individuals whose deficits in compassion ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the April issue of Immunity , Kevin J. ... Research, says it,s time to take a fresh look ... sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, including more ... into the bloodstream to fight an injury or infection ... maintaining good health without inflammation, wounds and infections ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... A Northwestern University synthetic biology team has created ... create programmable therapeutics that could travel the body ... disease. , Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor ... in clinical synthetic biology. However, no existing technology ... a patient,s physiological state and respond in a ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... MAYWOOD, Il. (April 17, 2014) Doctors who ... disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing ... progression of the disease and help relieve shortness ... lung transplants, and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal ... said pulmonologist Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NY (April 16, 2014) The cause of neuronal ... new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for ... system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type ... body,s cells. The study was published April 16, 2014, ... new, and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s disease; but ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2
... international study involving researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy at ... revealed that aspirin, statins, beta blockers and ACE inhibitors ... medicines that could prevent a huge number of deaths ... of a research collaboration between 17 countries, the study ...
... over the past three decades should inspire a new worldwide ... public health leaders. A UN summit will offer a rare ... these diseases. In a perspective article in this week,s ... cite the need for a collective global effort to stem ...
... Gordon HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay ... a risk factor for death among black women, according to ... is, the greater her risk of dying sooner than her ... with rising body mass index (BMI). Once women were above ...
... Gonzalez-Guarda, Ph.D., R.N., an assistant professor at the University ... won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson ... for preventing teen dating violence among Hispanics. Gonzalez-Guarda is ... country to receive the three-year $350,000 Nurse Faculty Scholar ...
... News) -- Introducing powder-free latex gloves into health care facilities ... study shows. Researchers followed more than 800 health care ... tested the amount of latex allergen in the air ducts ... hospitals switched to powder-free latex gloves. There was a ...
... [Brown University] -- Thousands of college football players began competing ... of the new season comes new data on the risks ... backs and quarterbacks suffer the hardest hits to the head, ... often. The researchers measured head blows during games and practices ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cheap drugs could save thousands of lives - in Sweden alone 2Health News:Global fight against non-communicable diseases should take lessons from HIV-AIDS 2Health News:Global fight against non-communicable diseases should take lessons from HIV-AIDS 3Health News:Extra Pounds a Deadly Risk Factor for Black Women: Study 2Health News:Extra Pounds a Deadly Risk Factor for Black Women: Study 3Health News:UM Gonzalez-Guarda wins grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2Health News:UM Gonzalez-Guarda wins grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 3Health News:Switch to Powder-Free Latex Gloves Cuts Health Workers' Allergy Risk 2Health News:Running backs take hardest hits to the head, linemen take the most 2Health News:Running backs take hardest hits to the head, linemen take the most 3
Large, bright images from a bronchoscope designed for routine examination and treatment....
... the first in a series of bronchofiberscopes ... features necessary to meet the demand for ... scope includes a new control section and ... It also provides a wider field of ...
... Double lumen ... one-lung ventilation., ... Tube is packaged ... tube-to-circuit adaptors, suction ...
... Used for endobronchial blockade ... right lung for procedures ... The set consists of ... and an Arndt Multiport ...
Medicine Products: