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New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

... clinical accuracy and utility of Masimo PVI as a noninvasive and continuous measure of patient fluid status ... of the cost and complexity. Because PVI is noninvasive and is available from the same sensor used with ... required invasive procedures, including: noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin (SpHb(TM)), ...

Two New Clinical Studies Show That Limited Exposure to Blood Transfusion Significantly Increases Morbidity and Mortality After Surgery

... breakthrough in blood management. Continuous and noninvasive SpHb(TM) monitoring has the potential to greatly ... resource and costs." Masimo continuous and noninvasive hemoglobin monitoring (SpHb) technology is ... SET(R) Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), a breakthrough noninvasive blood constituent monitoring platform that can ...

New NIH-Funded Study Shows Masimo Rainbow SET(R) May Help Clinicians Assess Oxygenation in Children With Sickle Cell Disease

... Confirms Accuracy and Clinical Value of noninvasive SpCO(R) and SpMet(R) IRVINE, Calif., May 19 ... Thoracic Society in San Diego, CA, shows that the noninvasive measurement of carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO) and ... SET(R) Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), a breakthrough noninvasive blood constituent monitoring platform that can ...

New Clinical Studies Presented at the 14th World Congress of Anesthesiology Demonstrate Masimo Advancements in Patient Care

... noninvasive Hemoglobin Receives Rave Reviews from Attendees ... Clinical Study Highlights Continuous noninvasive Measurement of Hemoglobin via ... an engineering prototype of Masimo Rainbow SET noninvasive total hemoglobin (SpHb) to invasive laboratory ...

An Independent Study Reports on the Utility of ImmuKnow(R), the Cylex(TM) Immune Cell Function Assay, for Monitoring Heart Transplant Recipients

... Additionally, Kobashigawa and his colleagues conclude that the noninvasive ImmuKnow assay appears to predict infection with the promise of balancing ... FDA marketing applications. About ImmuKnow ImmuKnow is a noninvasive biomarker of immune function that assesses cellular immune status by ...

Neuro Kinetics: Research Suggests I-Portal(R) NOTC Data Shows Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries That Other Technologies Miss

... are not detected by other evaluation technologies. NKI manufactures noninvasive medical test equipment used worldwide in the evaluation of balance, ... Inc. ( www.neuro-kinetics.com ) is a fast-growing manufacturer of noninvasive medical test equipment used worldwide by audiologists, neurologists, ...

Alexza Initiates Second Phase 3 Clinical Trial for AZ-004 (Staccato(R) Loxapine)

... treatment in an acute agitative state and would prefer a rapid-acting, noninvasive treatment. In summary, Alexza believes there is a significant unmet ... treatment option that will provide a fast onset of effect, that is noninvasive and safer to administer, and that allows patients to be active ...

New Research Shows Masimo Perfusion Index (PI) Effective in the Noninvasive Detection of Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) in Newborns

... mission of "Improving Patient Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care by Taking noninvasive Monitoring to New Sites and Applications." Additional information about ... under the federal securities laws. (1) Granelli A, Ostman-Smith I. noninvasive Peripheral Perfusion Index as a Possible Tool for Screening for ...

Accent on Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Medical Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

... experts on cosmetic enhancement. With over two decades of experience, Dr. Rosenberg offers a comprehensive menu of the most advanced surgical and noninvasive procedures available. You can feel confident you have chosen a doctor who can give you the beautiful, natural-looking results you want. You'll also ...

Three Independent Studies Include the ImmuKnow(R) Assay to Manage and Optimize Immunosuppression Therapy in Transplant Patients

... assay as described in these studies has not been cleared by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. About ImmuKnow ImmuKnow is a noninvasive biomarker of immune function that assesses cellular immune status by detecting cell-mediated immunity (CMI) in adult immunosuppressed patients. It ...

Living Donor Kidney Transplants Using Alemtuzumab Pre-Conditioning and Tacrolimus Monotherapy: Long-Term Safety and Efficacy

... assay as described in these studies has not been cleared by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. About ImmuKnow ImmuKnow is a noninvasive biomarker of immune function that assesses cellular immune status by detecting cell-mediated immunity (CMI) in adult immunosuppressed patients. It ...

Blood Testing Identifies Abnormal Cells Up to Six Years Prior to Leukemia Diagnosis

... editorial "The Secret Lives of Monoclonal B Cells." About Quest Diagnostics and Blood-based Tumor Testing Quest Diagnostics is a leader in noninvasive blood-based biomarker testing used by physicians to screen for, diagnose and monitor carcinomas and other tissue-based disease. The company's ...

New Mammography Technology Effective in Detecting Breast Cancer

... 189 malignant lesions imaged, PEM detected 176 for an overall sensitivity rate of 93 percent. Fifteen percent were ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a noninvasive cancer confined to the ducts of the breast; 85 percent were invasive cancer. PEM successfully detected cancer in 100 percent of fatty ...

Pediatric Heart Transplants at Montefiore Approved by NY State Department of Health

... H. Pass, MD, Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology and Director of Pediatric Interventional Cardiology; and, Leo Lopez, MD, Director of Pediatric noninvasive Imaging. "The new pediatric heart transplant program at CHAM and its acclaimed cardiology team are important milestones for both Montefiore and ...

August 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Avoiding Blood Pressure Increase at Menopause, Healthful Benefits of Dark Chocolate and Scheduling a Colorectal Exam

... immunochemical test. Two new colon cancer screenings are: CT colonoscopy (also called virtual colonoscopy) and DNA-based stool testing, a simple noninvasive exam done at home. Colonoscopy remains a preferred screening method. The doctor uses a long, flexible lighted tube with a small video camera on the ...

Nonin Medical Inc. Announces Entry Into the Cerebral Oximeter Market

... About Nonin Medical Inc. - http://www.nonin.com Minneapolis-based Nonin Medical, Inc. is a medical device company specializing in noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions. Nonin designs, manufactures and services products directly and sells through a distributor network in 125 ...

Drug Combo Could Lower Diabetes Complications and Costs

... And, No-Cost, noninvasive Tool Detects Risk for Undiagnosed Diabetes Plus: Diabetes-Affected Pregnancies Double in Past Seven Years ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 28 ...

UM Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Approves 18 Collaborative Research Projects, Worth $4.4 Million, Between University Faculty, State Technology Companies

... Multi-Center Dysplasia Study; $636,731. -- Rockville-based Flexible Medical Systems LLC and the University of Maryland, Baltimore: noninvasive Sensing of Glucose and Lactate; $219,974. -- North Potomac-based Potomac Affinity Proteins LLC and the University of Maryland Biotechnology ...

High Blood Pressure May Heighten Effects of Alzheimer's Disease

... al. AT A GLANCE -- Hypertension reduces cerebral blood flow in people with Alzheimer's disease. -- Arterial spin-labeled MRI is a novel, noninvasive imaging technique that can measure cerebral blood flow. -- Approximately 50 million Americans have hypertension. Note: Copies of RSNA 2007 ...

New Data Presented on the Renessa(R) Treatment for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence

... said. "Women are looking for an alternative to exercise and surgery. My patients and I have been very pleased with the safety and results of this noninvasive treatment," she continued. The trial results will also be presented during a poster session at the upcoming Global Congress of Minimally Invasive ...

California Legislature Passes Historic HIV Testing Bill (AB 682); AHF Urges Governor to Sign Crucial Lifesaving Legislation

... HIV infection is a serious health disorder that can be diagnosed before symptoms develop; HIV can be detected by reliable, inexpensive, and noninvasive screening tests; Infected patients have years of life to gain if treatment is initiated early, before symptoms develop; and the costs of screening ...

Local Medicare Contractors Expand Hypertension Coverage for CardioDynamics' BioZ(R) ICG Technology

... known and have been proven to significantly reduce the risk of stroke, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and overall mortality. The Company's noninvasive and cost-effective BioZ(R) ICG technology aids physicians in objectively administering hypertensive drugs that are optimal and specific to ...

Abbott Announces Positive Six-Month Results From the World's First Clinical Trial of a Fully Bioabsorbable Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent

... include follow-up measurements assessed by angiography, IVUS, and state- of-the-art imaging modalities at 180 days and two years, as well as a new noninvasive technique in a subset of patients at 18 months. The co-principal investigator of the study is John Ormiston, M.D., of Mercy Hospital in Auckland, New ...

Alexza's AZ-004 Phase IIa Trial Meets Primary Endpoint in Treating Schizophrenic Patients With Acute Agitation

... acute agitative state and would prefer a noninvasive treatment. Alexza also believes there is a significant unmet medical need for a faster-acting, noninvasive treatment of acute agitation in schizophrenic patients. About AZ-004 (Staccato loxapine) AZ-004 is the combination of Alexza's proprietary ...

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Announces Data From Three Oncology Programs Presented at the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

... intravesical dose of EOquin was well tolerated, and was not systemically absorbed when administered to patients immediately following TUR-BT for noninvasive bladder cancer. Based on the results of this Phase 2b study as well as a previously conducted Phase 1 study, a larger, Phase 3 trial of EOquin in ...

Salix Pharmaceuticals Previews Digestive Disease Week 2007

... (rifaximin) tablets 200 mg are indicated for the treatment of patients (greater than or equal to 12 years of age) with travelers' diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli. XIFAXAN should not be used in patients with diarrhea complicated by fever or blood in the stool or diarrhea due to ...

Breaking Multi-Center Study: Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology Shown to Significantly Lower Instances of Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants

... Masimo, SET, Signal Extraction Technology, Radical, Radical-7, Rad57, APOD, and Improving Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care by Taking noninvasive Monitoring to New Sites and Applications are registered trademarks of Masimo Corp. ARM, Acoustic Respiratory Monitoring, BiFi, Rainbow, SpCO, SpMet, ...

Stanford Researchers Find Brain Pathway of Depression in Rats

... There are many treatments that act in fundamentally different ways--how do we make sense of all that complexity?" Deisseroth predicted that, as noninvasive imaging of human brains gets better in the next few years, researchers will be able to measure these same quantitative measures in people as ...

New Point-of-Care Methods to Measure Coronary and Cerebrovascular Risk

... manufacturer has also announced plans for a quantitative laboratory-based version and a semiquantitative home-based version. All of these new, noninvasive tests for atherosclerosis risk will make it easier, and hopefully more cost-effective, to anticipate and intervene upon one of the worlds most ...
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