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New Option for Correcting Nearsightedness

... have laser-assisted eye surgery may benefit from implantable lenses made of a collagen-like substance, say ... of the cornea]." Earlier reports found that implantable lenses made of a collagen copolymer were ... evaluated 56 eyes of 34 patients with the implantable lenses. The patients were assessed at regular ...

Access MediQuip Names Tim Hargarten Chief Executive Officer

... nation's first and largest provider of outsourced implantable medical device management solutions to the ... reimbursement and management of high-cost implantable medical devices such as orthopedic and spinal ... has become the nation's leading provider of implantable medical device management solutions. The company ...

Hypertronics Introduces ImplanTac(TM) for IS-1 and draft IS-4 Form Factors

... sizes and configurations. They are designed for implantable medical devices where reliability, dependability ... ICDs (internal cardiac defibrillators, or implantable cardioverter-defibrillators), neurostimulators, ... interconnect design challenges for life critical implantable devices demanding the utmost reliability," Vadim ...

US Brachytherapy Market to Reach $1.6 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

... the minimally invasive nature of the procedure, implantable Prostate Seed Therapy is expected to continue ... market is intensifying, particularly in the implantable prostate seed segment with Oncura Corp., CR Bard, ... Annual Revenues (US$ Million) for the segments - implantable Prostate Seed and Post-Surgical Brachytherapy. ...

EUROPACE raises remote monitoring profile

... only around 1 % of patients in Europe with implantable cardiac devices are being monitored with remote ... Ticino (Lugano, Switzerland). Cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) - which include cardiac pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), cardiac ...

Inspire Medical Systems Completes $17 Million Series B Financing

... Second generation implantable device utilizes electrical stimulation to prevent ... sleep apnea." The Inspire system is an implantable device that delivers electrical stimulation to ... System The Inspire system consists of an implantable pulse generator, a respiration pressure sensor ...

EaglePicher Medical Power Announces New Li/CFx Battery Technology

... Power, LLC, a leading supplier of batteries for implantable medical devices, today announced the introduction ... help improve the lives of patients who rely on implantable medical devices." The enhanced Li/CFx ... higher energy density for use in a variety of implantable applications including telemetry-capable ...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of VisionCare's Implantable Telescope for End-Stage Macular Degeneration

... the premarket application (PMA) for its implantable telescope for End-Stage AMD. The implantable telescope is the first medical device to be ... About the Telescope Device The investigational implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT(TM) by Dr. Isaac ...

Honolulu Opthalmologist Alan R. Faulkner, MD Discusses Advantages of Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL) over LASIK Laser Vision Correction

... On the occasion of his 100th implantable contact lens (ICL) procedure, Dr. Alan R. ... in the state. The Visian ICL™ uses implantable contact lens (ICL) technology for patients who ... will not, undergo LASIK. “The Visian is an implantable lens; it kind of looks like a contact lens but ...

Access MediQuip Launches New Brand to Reflect Company's Leadership and Innovation in Healthcare

... first and largest provider of outsourced medical implantable device management solutions to the healthcare ... the healthcare industry with procuring high-cost implantable devices such as orthopedic and spinal implants, ... payors and providers to help them manage implantable devices used for hundreds of thousands of ...

Inspire Medical Systems Completes First Implant of the Inspire II System to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

... accident. The Inspire II system is an implantable device that delivers electrical stimulation to ... to the Inspire II system, we believe that the implantable device could be the answer to helping patients ... The Inspire II system consists of an implantable pulse generator, a respiration pressure sensor ...

Access MediQuip Appoints Executive Vice President of Payor Sales and Services

... first and largest provider of outsourced medical implantable device management solutions to the health care ... nation's first and largest provider of outsourced implantable device management solutions. The company works ... financing, delivery and reimbursement of implantable devices such as orthopedic and spinal implants, ...

Access MediQuip Appoints Former Priority Healthcare CEO to Chairman of the Board

... first and largest provider of outsourced medical implantable device management solutions to the health care ... payers and providers effectively manage implantable medical devices and ultimately benefit the ... procurement and claims processing for medical implantable devices such as orthopedic and spinal implants. ...

Access MediQuip and WellPoint Finalize First National Contract for Implantable Medical Devices

... first and largest provider of outsourced medical implantable device management solutions to the healthcare ... will help reduce the costs associated with implantable devices, as well as increase their accessibility ... financing, delivery and reimbursement of implantable devices, such as orthopedic and spinal implants ...

TYRX Appoints David Elliot, Jr. Chief Operating Officer

... medical device manufacturer, commercializes implantable combination drug/device products, including the ... Rx is intended to securely hold a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in order to ... capabilities across a broad range of combination implantable medical-pharmaceutical devices. The combination ...

TYRX, Inc. Announces 1,000th Implant of AIGISRx(TM) Anti-Bacterial Envelope

... medical device manufacturer, commercializes implantable combination drug, including the AIGISRx TM ... is intended to securely hold a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in order to ... capabilities across a broad range of combination implantable medical-pharmaceutical devices. The combination ...

Heartbeat Might One Day Power Pacemakers

... between ever needing your battery changed." implantable pacemakers are battery-run devices that help the heart maintain a regular rhythm. implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), also ... researchers, adding more power to pacemakers and implantable defibrillators would necessitate bigger devices. ...

MP3 headphones interfere with implantable defibrillators, pacemakers

... players placed within an inch of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) may interfere ... has the potential to interact with the implantable device. The researchers found that some of the ... to keep their headphones at least 3 cm from their implantable devices." Instead, patients should not place ...

Long-Term Results of VisionCare's Implantable Telescope for End-Stage Macular Degeneration Published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology

... AMD patients. The study device, a first-of-kind implantable telescope, has received CE Mark approval in ... Bradford CA, Leonard RE; IMT002 Study Group. implantable Telescope for End-Stage Age-related Macular ... About the Telescope Device The investigational implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT(TM) by Dr. Isaac ...

World Neurostimulation Market to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts

... awareness, and development of sophisticated implantable neurostimulation devices, world market for ... market , strong growth is expected to stem from implantable pulse generator (IPG) segment, which is expected ... (SCS) (Radio Frequency (RF) System, and implantable Pulse Generator (IPG)), Deep Brain Stimulators ...

Texcel Introduces Innovative Programmable, Implantable Stimulation System for R&D of Specialty Stimulation Therapies

... is the industry's first-truly programmable, implantable customizable platform. The StimX system's ... of Business Development. "With the StimX implantable system, we are freeing researchers from the hours ... nerves. Texcel's new StimX platform includes an implantable stimulator, laptop and output customization ...

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Involved in Projects To Develop Nation's First Heart Assist Devices for Young Children

... Heart Center experts helping to develop first implantable and external pediatric ... in two separate projects to develop external and implantable VADs. It is estimated that as many as 1,000 ... the external pump. In the development of an implantable pediatric VAD known as PediaFlow, Children's team ...

Implantable medical devices may expose patients to security, privacy risks; solutions suggested

... Some medical devices such as implantable cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers are now ... never been a reported case of a patient with an implantable cardiac defibrillator or pacemaker being targeted ... this issue to take on greater importance as implantable cardiac defibrillators operate wirelessly at ...

EaglePicher Medical Power Names Joseph Marotta Vice President of Sales and Marketing

... launch of the Micro Cell -- the world's smallest implantable battery - as well as its Lithium Thionyl chloride battery, which is the first implantable cell specifically for monitoring applications. ... supplier of batteries to manufacturers of implantable medical devices. Products include batteries for ...

Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

... Stimulation 136 Restart of a Rechargeable implantable Pulse Generator After 10 Months 137 The ... Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of Genesis implantable Pulse Generator in Combination with Percutaneous ... C-Series Leads in Combination with the Genesis XP implantable Pulse Generator for the Management of Chronic ...

Doctors uncertain about approaches to care for heart failure patients, SLU study finds

... found that doctors rarely discuss deactivating implantable cardioverter defibrillators with very sick heart failure patients and their families. implantable cardioverter defibrillators detect cardiac ... patients with advanced heart disease, though, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator can cause unnecessary ...

EaglePicher Technologies Introduces First Implantable Medical Cell Designed Specifically for Monitoring Applications

... its Medical Power group introduced two new implantable medical batteries to the market. The two batteries, aimed at the rapidly growing implantable monitor market, provide high energy density and ... reliability. The cells are fully qualified for implantable applications, manufactured in the United States ...

Engineers use blood's hydrodynamics to manipulate stem, cancer cells

... A tiny, implantable device has pulled adult stem cells out of a ... bone, or muscle cell. King hopes someday an implantable device could continuously reprogram errant ... One of our ultimate goals is to develop an implantable device that will selectively remove metastatic ...

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, Along with Smith & Nevares, Salas & Co. and Becnel

... Sprint Fidelis Lead Used with a Medtronic implantable Defibrillator ... of a Sprint Fidelis lead used with a Medtronic implantable defibrillator, please contact our office by ... and has been used with most of the company's implantable defibrillators since then. To date, Sprint ...

CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology

... Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY ) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, ... in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout ...

Thoratec Corporation and HeartWare International, Inc. Announce Termination of Proposed Transaction

... Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR/ASX: HIN), which develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, announced today they have mutually agreed to terminate their ... HeartWare International, Inc., develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) to treat patients ...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ) , an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, ... in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout ...

CryoLife Announces Release Date and Teleconference Call Details for 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

... July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing ... in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout ...

Cochlear Americas Announces FDA Clearance of the Cochlear(TM) Baha(R) BP100 Sound Processor, the Industry's First Programmable Bone Conduction Hearing Solution

... access to speech and sounds. "The Baha BP100 is the most advanced implantable bone conduction solution available, representing a major technological ... individuals across the globe. Cochlear Americas markets the Baha implantable bone-anchored hearing device for treatment of conductive and mixed hearing ...

BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Hits 500,000 Procedure Milestone Worldwide, Company Data Indicates

... June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY ) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, ... in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout ...

Advanced Technologies Pump Growth Into European Cardiac Rhythm Management Market, Affirms Frost & Sullivan

... (CRM) market offers significant growth potential. The approval of implantable CRM therapy for congestive heart failure by means of cardiac ... in 2015. The following segments are covered in this research: pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation devices and ...

Expert consensus on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias

... how catheter ablation fits into the whole VA treatment paradigm including implantable Cardio Defibrillators (ICDs) and antiarrhythmic drugs." The document - ... patients with ventricular arrhythmias and structural heart disease have implantable defibrillators that terminate VA when they occur, but these episodes may ...

Cardiac Patients Take NASA Super Plastic to Heart

... developed for an aerospace high-speed research program is now part of an implantable device for heart failure patients. (Logo: ... to be biologically inert, making it suitable for medical use, including implantable devices. "One of the advantages of this material is that it lends ...

Department of Defense Awards CryoLife $1.7 million to Develop BioFoam Hemostatic Technology

... April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY ) an implantable biological medical device and tissue processing company, today announced ... in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout ...

Berlin Heart Receives First Regulatory Approval in North America

... is the only company worldwide that develops, produces, and distributes implantable and external ventricular assist devices for patients of every age and body ... leader in Germany and Europe. The company also manufactures the implantable left ventricular assist device INCOR(R), which has been designed for ...
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