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Dr. Paul M. Parker Is Pioneering New Advanced Lipoabdominoplasty Instead of Traditional Tummy Tuck in New Jersey

... is the use of Quill sutures. These are barbed sutures that adjust the tension as each new stitch is added. Dr. Parker uses the Quill sutures to also bring the separated abdominal muscles ... about. To tighten the muscles, we use the Quill sutures which gives a more effective tightening of these ...

There's Still Time to Ensure Your Turkey Neck Doesn't Make an Appearance at Thanksgiving Dinner Thanks to Innovative Tuliplift

... inspired by the shape of Tulip flower petals, the sutures are placed in a way that allows them to address ... deals with the sagging neck area - permanent sutures placed under the skin and fatty layer tightening ... and natural results Dr. Rahimi then uses the sutures to individualize the lift for each patient, ...

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

... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to control bleeding as an adjunct to sutures and staples in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE ... Company's BioGlue((R)) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large ...

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

... approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large ... Company's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large ...

Robot improves suture proficiency more rapidly for surgeons inexperienced in laparoscopic techniques

... the amount of collagen III deposited on the ureteral wall. Only those sutures performed by the surgeon with limited laparoscopic experience and the last four sutures in each group for the other two surgeons were assessed to control for ...

Core Essence Receives FDA Approval for SECURUS(TM), an Innovative Knotless Suture Anchor System

... SECURUS is an innovative implantable platform system that locks down sutures in arthroscopic tendon repair surgeries, particularly high volume shoulder ... reproducible bone and suture retention strength, tactile tensioning of sutures (allowing the surgeon to 'feel' the tension in the soft tissue prior to ...

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

... U. S. Food and Drug Administration to control bleeding as an adjunct to sutures and staples in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE ... Company's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large ...

Mussel-Based Glue May Make Surgery Safer

... precision, promote faster recovery and reduce scarring. Currently, sutures and synthetic adhesives are used to join tissue together after a patient has surgery, a team at North Carolina State University explained. But sutures can cause complications such as discomfort, infection and inflammation. ...

Plastic and reconstructive surgery ... in brief

... have developed a novel technique for adhesive application. Suspended sutures are used along the incision line to provide traction, but they are not tied off. Then, after the adhesive is applied but before it is dried, the sutures are removed. This article appears in the March 2009 issue of Plastic and ...

Haemacure's Human Fibrin Sealant Demonstrates Effectiveness in Skin Graft Fixation Proof-of-Concept Study for Burn Injury

... technology may provide a safe and effective alternative to staples and sutures and reduce discomfort of burn patients receiving skin grafts" said Joseph ... used to secure skin grafts to recipient wound sites. The use of staples or sutures in skin graft fixation for burn patients can often lead to post-operative ...

Probiotics Help Adult Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

... endoluminal vertical gastroplasty, or EVG. During the surgery, Fogel sutures the walls of the stomach, reducing the volume of the stomach but leaving a ... The procedure is done through the mouth; a scope containing a needle and sutures is inserted multiple times to perform the procedure. After 60 to 90 ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Expands Line of CLEAR-TRAC(TM) Surgical Cannulas

... triple-seal system that reduces fluid leakage and helps surgeons manage sutures during arthroscopic surgery. Cannulas provide a sterile pathway through ... placed notches in which a surgeon can temporarily segregate and coordinate sutures outside the arthroscopic cavity during procedures. The new seal system ...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... damaged, malformed, or malfunctioning native pulmonary valves. The Company's BioGlue((R)) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in ...

Cardica to Announce Fiscal 2009 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results on Thursday, August 13, 2009

... Cardica Cardica is a leading provider of automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing hand-sewn sutures with easy-to-use automated systems, Cardica's products provide cardiovascular surgeons with rapid, reliable and consistently reproducible ...

Coming Soon -- Stem-Cell Surgical Thread?

... trying to patent the concept as a way to help patients recover from major orthopedic injuries, such as ruptured ligaments and tendons. "Using sutures that carry stems cells to the injury site would not change the way surgeons repair the injury," student team leader Matt Rubashkin, who will be a ...

Abbott Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

... stent has been available in Europe since early 2008. Bioabsorbable DES - DES that is gradually absorbed into the vessel wall - much like sutures are absorbed after healing a wound - with the potential to return the vessel to full motion. Abbott has the most advanced bioabsorbable DES clinical ...

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

... damaged, malformed or malfunctioning native pulmonary valves. The Company's BioGlue((R)) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in ...

Surgeons Use USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform to Reduce Pouch, Stoma Size in Gastric Bypass Patients

... however GI tissue is extremely resistant to change and it's been difficult to show long-term durability of procedures utilizing endoscopic sutures or staples. USGI's Expandable Tissue Anchors have allowed us to achieve a desired amount of durable reduction in the pouch and stoma size without ...

Anesthesia Can Make Patients Vomit After Cosmetic Surgery - World's Top Expert Says PK Anesthesia Is Better

... In rare cases, extreme retching from PONV can tear the esophagus, the tube that takes food from the mouth to the stomach. More commonly, PONV tears sutures or causes blood clots (hematomas). "I was very naive about eliminating PONV. Without generating profits for some patent-protected drug ....

GHX Announces 2009 Best In Class Award Winners

... Wound Care Johnson & Johnson Wound Staples & Endosurgery Covidien**** Wound Staples & sutures Covidien**** Woven & Nonwoven Goods Medline Industries Inc.*** **Recipient of two GHX Best In Class ...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting

... visibility and a clear, stable opening for instrument exchange and suture passage and ATS Suture Hooks which facilitate quick and easy running sutures quick and easy. Another feature of the ATS exhibition will be the ATS 3f(R) Aortic Bioprosthesis which is designed to replace the patient's ...

Cardica Receives NASDAQ Notification

... Cardica Cardica is a leading provider of automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing hand-sewn sutures with easy-to-use automated systems, Cardica's products provide cardiovascular surgeons with rapid, reliable and consistently reproducible ...

Cardica to Announce Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Financial Results on Monday, May 4, 2009

... Cardica Cardica is a leading provider of automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing hand-sewn sutures with easy-to-use automated systems, Cardica's products provide cardiovascular surgeons with rapid, reliable and consistently reproducible ...

The Female Health Company / HLL Lifecare Limited Receive National AIDS Control Organization of India Order for 1.5 Million FC2 Female Condoms

... capacity of over 1.3 billion pieces. HLL also manufactures oral contraceptive pills, intra-uterine devices, blood transfusion bags, surgical sutures and rapid diagnostic kits. Headquartered in Trivandrum, Kerala in South India, HLL has manufacturing facilities with the ISO 9001:2000, ISO ...

Abbott Reports 16 Percent Earnings Growth in First Quarter; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

... has been available in Europe since early 2008. Bioabsorbable DES - DES that is gradually absorbed into the vessel wall - much like sutures are absorbed after healing a wound - with the potential to return the vessel to full motion. Abbott has the most advanced bioabsorbable DES clinical ...

I-Therapeutix Announces First Commercial Use of I-ZIP(R) Adherent Ocular Bandage for Clear Corneal Cataract Incisions

... by Mr. Packard. Patients received a foldable IOL with wound-assisted implantation through a 2.2 mm clear corneal incision. No stromal hydration or sutures were used prior to application of the I-ZIP Bandage. "In a previous clear corneal incision architecture study, we showed that low intra-ocular ...

FDA Clears New Immune Response Claim for the CryoValve(R) SG Pulmonary Human Heart Valve

... using CryoLife's proprietary SynerGraft(R) Technology in early 2008. The Company's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in ...

Miami's Soluna MD Introduces New Cosmetic Surgery Facelift Technique With Permalift

... Dr. Nikolay P. Serdev, the Permalift™ facelift technique utilizes miniscule puncture incisions in the scalp and long, internal, nonabsorbable sutures to masterfully revive the face's natural contour, thus lifting and bringing back to life sagging, aging skin. A Facelift Procedure That Builds ...

B. Braun Medical Inc. Launches Ambulatory Surgical Center Website

... information." B. Braun is one of the largest ASC suppliers, providing IV solutions, needle-free devices, IV sets, passive safety IV catheters, sutures and regional anesthesia and pain control products. The new site will also contain articles, white papers and information about ...

Corneal transplant technique shows promise in children

... Because is less invasive, DSAEK also has a lower risk of certain complications compared to PK. Postoperative management is simplified because no sutures are placed in the cornea. Many questions remain regarding the use of DSAEK in children. Since most children who need corneal transplants have ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the FOOTPRINT PK Suture Anchor for Shoulder Repair

... design allows for the shell of the anchor to be tapped into place. Then, independent of implantation, an inner plug is advanced, which secures the sutures running from the other anchor rows. "The FOOTPRINT PK Suture Anchor enables surgeons to precisely apply the desired amount of suture tension that ...

GHX Announces 2008 Best In Class Award Winners

... Coloplast** Wound Care Molnlycke Health Care Wound Staples & Endosurgery Covidien*** Wound sutures Covidien*** Woven & Nonwoven Goods Cardinal Health Hospital Supply/Sci ...

CryoLife Announces Release Date and Teleconference Call Details for First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... valve, processed using CryoLife's proprietary SynerGraft(R) Technology. The Company's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in ...

Monmouth Medical Center Performs New Incisionless Procedure to Treat Weight Regain After Gastric Bypass

... scars. "We expect the ROSE procedure to give longer lasting results than earlier endoscopic 'suck and shoot' revision methods because the sutures are less likely to fall off the lining of the stomach," Dr. Gorcey added. Dr. Borao said, "To perform the ROSE procedure, Dr. Gorcey and I use ...

William F. Northrup, III, M.D. Joins CryoLife as Vice President of Medical Relations and Education

... valve, processed using CryoLife's proprietary SynerGraft(R) Technology. The Company's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in ...

You're Not Alone: How Mothers of Children Born with Rare Condition Comfort and Support Each Other on CarePages.com

... was the only option. Starting December 3, Aidan had seven surgeries. Most of that time he was heavily sedated and paralyzed, his muscle and fascia sutures hung from the ceiling to stretch them in order to close the defect. The sutures were so taut that Aidan was nearly levitating off the bed. On ...

Gecko's Stickiness Inspires New Surgical Bandage

... patch to deliver anti-inflammatories, antibiotics or growth factors to encourage healing," Karp said. The new product could someday replace sutures or staples in some circumstances, such as minimally invasive surgery, Karp said. Because the tape can be folded and unfolded, it could be used in ...

New Company Enters Companion Animal Veterinary Medicine Channel

... and veterinary schools and aspire to earn the trust of doctors and pet owners." Initial products from Meridian Animal Health include: -- Liquid sutures -- Liquid bandages -- Fly and mosquito repellant spray for horses -- Natural flea, tick and mosquito control for dogs and cats -- Natural calming ...

Significant changes in plastic surgery expected in 2008

... (without the need to send energy through the outer layers of the skin). A 47 year-old woman recently came to Spiegel to have threadlift barbed sutures removed from her face. Im so glad to have those things out of my face! she said. The implants, which had been placed by a physician outside of ...

ATS Medical Provides Update on Clinical Progress of ATS 3f Enable Aortic Bioprosthesis

... implantation feature of the ENABLE valve provides several important clinical benefits for our patients. Notably, because the valve requires no sutures to implant we are able to put in a larger valve than would otherwise be possible using a conventionally sutured heart valve. As a result, the ...
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