Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Develops Specialized Endocoupler for the MammoView(TM)
"The new MammoView(TM) endocoupler enables us to offer the MammoView system to a wider customer base that was previously excluded because of the incompatibility
of the original endocoupler," stated Bob Segersten, President of Solos Endoscopy, Inc.
Solos Endoscopy recently announced that the Company received ...
Virginia Business Coalition on Health Issues Statement of Support for Hospital Improvement
... in CMS' nonpayment policy effective October 1, 2008:
-- Foreign Object Retained After Surgery
-- Air Embolism
-- Blood incompatibility
-- Stage III and IV Pressure Ulcers
-- Falls and Trauma (fractures, dislocations, intracranial injuries, crushing injuries, ...
Aurora Health Care Completes System-Wide Conversion to Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology
... to their system-wide conversion, hospitals and
surgery centers in the Aurora Health Care system struggled with pulse
oximetry technology and sensor incompatibility
"I've been sold on Masimo SET pulse oximetry ever since I first saw
that it worked accurately on the tiniest of fingers and under the ...
Alcohol may amplify chronic rejection in lung transplants
... calories in alcohol.
Donor alcohol consumption did not worsen chronic rejection in transplants within an inbred rat strain, but it did add to the incompatibility
between the immune systems of rats from an "outbred" strain of rat that is less uniform genetically.
Alcohol appeared to depress the number of ...
Scientists Spot Key to Kidney Transplant Success
... a hint of success, the donor and the recipient must be compatible. Donors and recipients can be incompatible in two ways: because of a blood type incompatibility
or because of human leukocyte antigens (HLA) antigen sensitization.
HLAs, which are found on the surface of nearly every cell in the human body, ...
... immune system can establish reproductive barriers and might be a first step toward speciation. The international collaboration studied a genetic incompatibility
known as hybrid necrosis, using thale cress, Arabidopsis thaliana.
The new work, reported in the latest edition of PLoS Biology, was based on the ...
Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors
... on to the donor surgery. Most of those who did not make it to the surgery dropped out after the first step; 144 due to medical reasons such as ABO incompatibility
or because they were hepatitis carriers, though 42 dropped out voluntarily, and 24 because there was another better donor. From step two onward, ...
New Approach to Routine Prenatal Genetic Testing
... with her unborn child.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the incidence of hemolytic disease caused by RhD incompatibility
in newborns occurs in approximately 1 in 1,000 live born infants. Complications from RhD disease can lead to jaundice, anemia, brain damage, heart ...
Innovative solution to help reduce the waiting times for kidney transplants
... recipient the best survival rates of at least 15 to 20 years. On the other hand a transplant from a deceased donor lasts from 10 to 15 years. But the incompatibility
factor again plays an important role which reduces the chance of transplantation. Cole said that paired kidney exchange is now used in the United ...
Stem Cells From Hair Follicle To Repair Nerve Damage
... differentiating into almost all tissue cells, have aroused ethical debates in many countries. Scientists also found that problems such as immunologic incompatibility
are linked with embryonic stem cells.
Therefore, more recent studies have focused on adult stem cells for future clinical applications. And hair ...
First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany
... Romania, allows such practice when a healthy partner in a couple is unable to donate his or her kidney to the spouse, either because of blood group incompatibility
or the potential recipient’s sensitization to certain antibodies.
However in Germany this practice was considered illegal under the German ...