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Glycosal HbA1c Tester

Description:... Long term complications associated with diabetes continue to have a tremendous impact on the ... of life of patients, in addition to the significant economic costs. These complications are known to be associated with elevated levels of blood glucose. The ...
Company:Provalis

VisionBlue

Description:... in the absence of a red fundus reflex, and reduces the risk of complications due to unrecognized radial capsule tears. Excellent visualization of the ... Clear outline of the capsulorhexis rim during surgery. Reduced risk of complications due to an incomplete capsulorhexis. Visualization of the leading edge of a ...
Company:Dutch Ophthalmic, USA

Derma Prene® Ultra Powder-Free Latex Free Sterile Surgical Gloves

Description:... the most technically advanced Latex Free surgical gloves on the market. Ansells Latex Free gloves provide the needed barrier protection without the complications associated with natural rubber ....
Company:Ansell Healthcare Products, Inc.

Derma Prene® Pl Latex-Free Powder-Free Surgical Gloves

Description:... the most technically advanced Latex Free surgical gloves on the market. Ansells Latex Free gloves provide the needed barrier protection without the complications associated with natural rubber ....
Company:Ansell Healthcare Products, Inc.

SJM Pericardial Patch

Description:... suturability and handling over synthetic patches. Equally important in a tissue patch product is the ability to prevent calcification and the complications that may follow. The SJM Pericardial Patch has EnCap technology applied, which has been shown in animals to minimize the calcification to which ...
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Chilli II Cooled Ablation Catheters

Description:... 100 beats per minute. The Boston Scientific Chilli II Cooled Ablation System features a patented, closed-loop cooling system designed to reduce complications often encountered in standard ablation procedures for the treatment of VT. Consistent, continuous fluid circulation cools the catheter tip, reducing ...
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

AlphaCor™ Artificial Cornea

Description:... or in those patients in whom a donor graft is likely to fail. Its patented design features are aimed to promote retention, minimize post-operative complications and restore vision in patients who cannot receive, or are unlikely to have a beneficial outcome from, a human donor graft. AlphaCor is available in ...
Company:CooperVision Surgical

Lumenis VersaPulse PowerSuite

Description:... Surgeons can quickly master the procedure, minimize OR time and use a familiar technology with which they are comfortable. Patients experience few complications including no blood loss, no transfusions, no catheters after release and a quick return to normal activity. Facilities enjoy the economic benefits of ...
Company:Lumenis, Inc.

EpiLift Epikeratome

Description:... requires making a flap in the top layer of the eye before the laser is applied. This flap, once created, never fully heals, which can lead to complications and possible vision impairment in the future. Because it does not involve cutting the cornea or creating a permanent flap, the EpiLift System allows ...
Company:Advanced Refractive Technologies (formerly VisiJet, Inc.)

Centurion SES Epikeratome

Description:... surgeon, Ioannis Pallikaris MD, Ph.D. of Crete, Greece. For the past several years, ophthalmologists have searched to find a solution to address complications associated with laser refractive surgery such as dry eye, pain, damage to the epithelial layer, improper microkeratome cuts or improper healing of ...
Company:Norwood Abbey Eye Care

Prolite™Surgical Mesh

Description:... deliver the now proven performance results, preferred by most surgeons and patients alike. Less pain, enhanced patient comfort, fewer recurrences or complications are all desirable characteristics that cannot be achieved with just any prosthetic mesh implant. With over one million implants, Atrium continues ...
Company:Atrium Medical Corporation

Bard Kugel® Hernia Patch

Description:... of the Bard Kugel hernia patch is an open, preperitoneal repair, which offers all the benefits of a laparoscopic hernia repair, without the possible complications and added ....
Company:Davol, Inc.

VASOVIEW 6 Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System

Description:... nearly 400,000 CABG patients with a higher standard of care: Faster ambulation Shorter hospital stays Reduced risk of infection and complications Reduced postoperative pain Significantly enhanced cosmesis The Guidant VASOVIEW 6 EVH system is an intuitive, sixth-generation device ...
Company:Guidant Corporation

EYESI Ophthalmosurgical Simulator

Description:... any effort. The next step in training, teaching and instruction Training with EYESI is realistic and is not on patients. The risk of complications inherent in conventional practical training is reduced to a minimum. With its autodidactic training methods and easy accessibility EYESI offers ...
Company:VRmagic GmbH

IntraLase FS Femtosecond Laser

Description:... to a microkeratome for creating the corneal flap. By using the new IntraLase FS laser and proprietary IntraLASIK software, surgeons may avoid the complications related to the microkeratome and metal blade problems. The microkeratome uses a significant level of vacuum to applanate the cornea through a ...
Company:IntraLase Corporation (now part of AMO)

AIM Titanium Humeral Nail System

Description:... Rotator cuff injury, proximal humerus articular cartilage destruction, radial nerve injury and extension of comminution are all possible complications of this procedure. ...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Bio-Anchor® Shoulder Instability Repair System

Description:... which has a long-term absorption rate to insure secure fixation throughout the healing process. The Bio-Anchor nearly eliminates implant removal complications because it is absorbed into the tissue or can easily be over-drilled. The ribbed, press-fit anchor design allows for accurate placement and comes ...
Company:Linvatec Corporation (now ConMed)

UltraPlug Extended Wear Punctal Plugs

Description:... of Dry Eye Syndrome and the dry eye components of various ocular surface diseases May be used after ocular surgery to prevent dry eye related complications and to enhance the retention of ocular medications Ideal for post-op dry eye management of LASIK patients Treatment option for seasonal allergy ...
Company:Surgical Specialties

GORE PANTALOON Protective Cast Liner

Description:... a significant problem encountered by children who are confined to hip spica casts. This condition can result in discomfort, odor and a host of other complications related to patient hygiene. The answer to skin excoriation under hip spica casts is the GORE PANTALOON Protective Liner, a one-piece, waterproof, ...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

GORE-TEX INTERING Vascular Graft-Revision Stretch

Description:... in vascular surgical products for more than two decades, redefines graft performance by reducing kinking and compression problems that can lead to complications post-surgery. This new graft provides all of the benefits of a ring graft without the rings. Employing a patented, unibody construction, the ...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

GORE-TEX® INTERING Vascular Graft-Standard Walled

Description:... in vascular surgical products for more than two decades, redefines graft performance by reducing kinking and compression problems that can lead to complications post-surgery. This new graft provides all of the benefits of a ring graft without the rings. Employing a patented, unibody construction, the ...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

GORE-TEX INTERING Vascular Graft-Standard Walled Stretch

Description:... in vascular surgical products for more than two decades, redefines graft performance by reducing kinking and compression problems that can lead to complications post-surgery. This new graft provides all of the benefits of a ring graft without the rings. Employing a patented, unibody construction, the ...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

GORE-TEX INTERING Vascular Graft-Peripheral Thin Walled Stretch

Description:... in vascular surgical products for more than two decades, redefines graft performance by reducing kinking and compression problems that can lead to complications post-surgery. This new graft provides all of the benefits of a ring graft without the rings. Employing a patented, unibody construction, the ...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Diabetes Partner PC (Patient Software)

Description:... difficult to evaluate these day-to-day results or submit the information to a care provider quickly so healthcare recommendations can be made before complications arise. Thats why NuMedics designed Diabetes Partner PC. Its an easy-to-use software application that fits patients daily routines and, at the ...
Company:NuMedics

Universal2 Total Wrist

Description:... truly unique design; combining an intercarpal fusion with the arthroplasty, and utilizing two peripheral screws for carpal component fixation.. complications such as carpal plate loosening or failure have been virtually ....
Company:KMI-Kinetikos Medical Incorporated

Perfect Pupil Injectable

Description:... Perfect Pupil Injectable was designed to provide the surgeon with an optimal work area and reduce the risk of surgical complications during cataract and retinal surgery. Perfect Pupil Injectable is an expansion device for small and medium sized pupils which allows expansion of the ...
Company:Milvella

Classic Anterior Cervical Plate

Description:... placement. Simple, reliable instrumentationincluding innovations like our unique universal guidefacilitates procedures and minimizes both procedure complications and critical operative ....
Company:Blackstone Medical, Inc.

AquaFlow™

Description:... when used with a non-penetrating deep sclerectomy procedure has been proven to significantly lower intraocular pressure while minimizing both the complications often associated with penetrating procedures and reducing the need for medications. As a result, patient outcomes are predictable and patient ...
Company:STAAR Surgical Company

Clinitek Microalbumin Reagent Strips

Description:... is an indicator of organ damage. It is an accepted predictive marker for early detection of kidney disease and identification of patients at risk for complications of diabetes or ....
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

Auro Green

Description:... allergy reported with its clinical use. It is safer than fluorescein sodium. Vomiting and nausea are extremely uncommon during ICG angiography. No complications were reported in a study using intravenous ICG doses of 150 to 200 ....
Company:Aurolab

AlloDerm

Features:... such as strangulation of the bowels or re-herniation.2,3,6 REDUCES COSTLY complications - Demonstrated to have substantially fewer complications than synthetics, including seroma, dehiscence and recurrence; may reduce ...
Company:LifeCell Corp.

Artemis 2

Features:... LASIK surgery. Ability to accurately diagnose the sub-surface cause of complications of corneal refractive surgery. Unparalleled accuracy in single-sweep 3D ... Anatomical post-operative monitoring of IOL position. Diagnostics for complications post-IOL surgery. ...
Company:UltraLink LLC

VASER Ultrasound Lipoplasty System

Features:... Easy penetration of soft to fibrous tissue Integrated infusion and suction system Small incisions (3.5-4mm) Reported low incidence of complications Reported high level of patient and surgeon satisfaction Reports of low to minimal pain Digital display for precise fluid measurement ...
Company:Sound Surgical Technologies LLC

Handbook of Fractures

Features:... in adults and in children, including epidemiology, anatomy, mechanism of injury, radiologic evaluation, classification, treatment, and management of complications New and updated features include a more standardized approach to fracture classification, specific imaging guidelines, an explanation of the limits ...
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

PocketMedicine/IM-Neurology

Features:... subjects are organized under the following headings: History and Physical; Tests; Differential Diagnosis; Management; Specific Therapy; Follow-Up; complications & Prognosis ...
Company:PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

FasLata® Allograft Tissue

Features:... Reduces the risk of complications associated with synthetic material Reduces preparation Pre cut sizes for convenience Quality processing begins with aseptic tissue recovery ...
Company:C. R. Bard, Inc.

ChillBuster

Features:... Reduces the risk of hypothermia related surgical complications - FDA Approved Light and portable, moves with patient Battery or AC powered Silent ...
Company:Microtek Medical Holdings, Inc.

Subcutaneous Lead System Model 6996SQ

Features:... implant approach Flexibility in lead positioning Long defibrillation coil Small lead body Elimination of SQ patch for patient comfort and reduced complications Expanded system ...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

Bilitec 2000 Recorder

Features:... with a 24-hour pH testing Can help identify patients with a bile component to their reflux and those who are at greater risk for developing complications of the ...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology
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