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

... for hernia surgery changed in response to the level of spinal block reached. PVI was recorded in all ... performed. In patients reaching the anesthetic level C-area--identified as the high spinal block ... Masimo SpHb and PVI will provide a sufficient level of sensitivity and specificity to facilitate ...

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

... should not simply be based on any particular level of hemoglobin but rather a thorough evaluation of ... and noninvasively trend a patient's hemoglobin level offers a breakthrough in blood management. ... total hemoglobin and will deliver a sufficient level of clinical improvement over alternative ...

Cardiovascular Fitness Not Affected by Cancer Treatment

... Routine Based on Current Cardiovascular Fitness level WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cardiovascular fitness level of cancer survivors is not affected by many ... critical that we understand our patient's fitness level and whether or not treatment has had an impact on ...

Pivotal Data Show Bronchial Thermoplasty Can Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Asthma Attacks and Emergency Room Visits for Adults with Severe Asthma

... in the AIR2 Trial required an extraordinary level of involvement from all patients, and we were encouraged by the very high level of interest from patients who wanted to ... the largest enrolling site in the U.S. "This high level of patient interest and involvement in this ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present New Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trials of Picoplatin in Multiple Tumor Types at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

... 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Eastern Time level 2, West Hall C, Poster #J6 -- Randomized ... a.m.-12:00 p.m. Eastern Time level 2, West Hall E1, Poster #17 ASCO Poster ... from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, level 2, West Hall E1 Poniard Investor Event ...

Elbow Ligament Reconstruction Appears Not to Affect Future Professional Advancement in Baseball

... Prior to Being Drafted Perform at Similar level as Those Without Reconstruction LAS VEGAS, ... draft. The data analyzed included the highest level of professional advancement, the number of times ... professional athletes to the reach the highest level of competition on par with their peers," said ...

February 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus

... months. The ADA recommends maintaining the A1C level at less than 7 percent. New research has ... lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, the recommended level is more than 50 mg/dL for women and more than 40 ... condition interferes with sleep or causes a high level of anxiety or stress. Mayo Clinic ...

OmegaGenesis Unveils Novel Nanotechnology Platform With Broad Biomedical Applications

... enable doctors to treat disease at a sub-cellular level in a less invasive manner than treating disease ... at a nano scale -- the cell and sub-cell level -- accelerating cellular-cased biologic therapies ... will enable doctors to treat disease at sub-cell level in a non-intrusive manner instead of treating ...

Observational Study Finds Changes in Medicare Reimbursement for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents Associated With Increased Need for Blood Transfusion

... in the post-NCD group at all time points [Hb level (g/dL): post-NCD vs. pre-NCD: 9.6 vs. 10.6, 9.9. ... to achieve and maintain the lowest hemoglobin level sufficient to avoid the need for blood ... to achieve and maintain the lowest hemoglobin level sufficient to avoid transfusion and not to exceed ...

New Data Support Role for Monitoring of Cell-Mediated Immunity in Adult Patients Following Renal Transplantation

... -- Infected transplant group (n = 24): mean ATP level = 197 +/- 114 ng/mL -- Stable transplant group (n = 54): mean ATP level = 313 +/- 193 ng/mL -- Healthy control group (n = 52): mean ATP level = 409 +/- 177 ng/mL These ATP levels correlate ...

CellCept(R) and a Reduced Level of CNI Shows Trend Towards Preservation of Kidney Function Versus a Standard-Dose CNI

... (ATC). The study results showed that a reduced level of CNI with a therapeutic monitored dose of ... concentration-controlled CellCept and a reduced level of CNI, a concentration-controlled CellCept and the standard level of CNI, or a fixed-dose of CellCept and the ...

University of Miami Team Confirms Value of Monitoring Cell-Mediated Immunity Pre- and Post-Transplant in Management of Kidney Transplant Recipients

... (>525 ng ATP /mL). Several patterns of ATP level over time were noted in the patients and in the normal controls, as follows: -- The mean level of CMI for blood samples from normal controls (n ... to kidney transplant (n = 91) had a mean CMI level of 342.1 +/- 155 ng ATP/mL, which was lower than ...

Pivotal Study Shows Physician/Nurse Teams Using SEDASYS(TM) System Reduced Risk of Over Sedation With Propofol

... "The system offers a way to personalize the level of sedation appropriate for each patient because ... sedated with propofol during the study. Sedation level was assessed every two minutes using a Modified ... for years and maintaining a constant sedation level in patients can be daunting. The novelty of this ...

Elite Team of Cyclists with Type 1 Diabetes Powers Forward in 2008 Sponsored by Rapid-Acting Insulin Apidra(R)

... 15 hours and 43 minutes. With this increased level of support from sanofi-aventis, Team Type 1 will ... 2008 and field two teams: an amateur development level team for the 2008 RAAM comprised of 11 riders, all of whom have type 1 diabetes, and a professional level racing team featuring a mixed roster of 15 ...

BioMarin Announces FDA Approval for Kuvan

... was assessed by the mean change in blood Phe level from baseline to Week 6 in the ... Results: At baseline, the mean (+/-SD) blood Phe level was 843 (+/-300) umol/L in the Kuvan-treated ... Kuvan-treated group had a mean (+/-SD) blood Phe level of 607 (+/-377) umol/L, and the placebo group had ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals' Announces Expansion of the Cethrin(R) Acute Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Phase I/IIA Clinical Trial

... subjects who have been treated at the 9mg dosage level and overall evaluation of safety of the drug in ... ) In this clinical trial each dose level is first given to thoracic SCI subjects and then, following review by the DSMB, the dose level is extended to cervical subjects. Authorization ...

Indevus Announces Submission of New Drug Application

... ng/dL; and 11 of 97 (11.3%) patients had a peak level exceeding 1500 ng/dL. The duration of time any ... in the 750 mg arm exceeded a testosterone level of either 2500 ng/dL or 1800 ng/dL, and only four of 102 (3.9%) patients had a peak level exceeding 1500 ng/dL. For those few patients ...

Covance Receives Highest Level of Phase I Accreditation

... by the Expert Advisory Group. "Covance delivers the highest level of data quality and patient safety for first-in-human trials, which is ... trials." MHRA accreditation was introduced to ensure the highest level of patient safety for early clinical development by providing more ...

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

... New agreement outlines an increased level of commitment to clinical care, research and education NEW YORK, ... we serve." The new long-term agreement demonstrates a renewed level of commitment that will align key strategic directions and raise the ...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

... prescribed for a reversible reduction of serum testosterone to the level of castration in adult men suffering from sexual deviations. Developed by ... and safety profile. Triptorelin decreased serum testosterone to the level of castration in all patients. Concurrent with the decrease in ...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

... prescribed for a reversible reduction of serum testosterone to the level of castration in adult men suffering from sexual deviations. Developed by ... and safety profile. Triptorelin decreased serum testosterone to the level of castration in all patients. Concurrent with the decrease in ...

Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference

... and diagnosis of Alzheimer's. Phase III Alzheimer's Drug Raises level of a Toxic Protein Recent evidence suggests that the drug ... that the number of people with Alzheimer's and dementia begins to level off and perhaps even go down a bit in people age 90 and above. ...

Bayer Announces Leukine(R) Data Presentations at 45th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

... Abstract 2, Plenary Presentation, Sunday, May 31, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, level 2, West Hall D2 Neuroblastoma ... Abstract 10067z, Oral Presentation, Tuesday, June 2, 8:00 AM to 10:45 AM, level 3, W304E About Leukine (R) ...

Chipscreen and HUYA Bioscience to Present Clinical Data on Novel HDAC Inhibitor at the 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

... and lymphomas" Poster Presentation: Friday, May 29, 2 pm - 6 pm EDT, level 3, W315A, Board 13 Poster Discussion: Friday, May 29, 5 pm - 6 pm EDT, level 4, Valencia Room, W415D Shenzhen ...

Intercell AG Announces First Subject Enrolled in a Phase II Trial for the Further Development of Its Investigational Vaccine Enhancement Patch to Improve Pandemic Influenza Prevention in Collaboration With U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS

... first time that a single dose of H5N1 pandemic influenza vaccine met the level of protection suggested in U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidance that ... is listed on the Vienna stock exchange under the symbol "ICLL" (U.S. level one ADR symbol "INRLY"). For more information, please visit: ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Progression-Free Survival Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Picoplatin in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... June 1, from 8:00 a.m. to noon Eastern Time (abstract #4026) in W240A, level 2, with a discussion of the poster scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in West Hall E1, level 2. Phase 2 CRC Trial Design and Updated Results The randomized, ...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

... a direct influence on cognitive function. Aromatase inhibitors reduce the level of circulating estrogen in the body. It has been suggested that reduced ... The change in HSP70 observed at the highest dose of AUY922 exceeded the level needed to inhibit tumor growth in a mouse model for breast cancer(14). ...

Stallergenes S.A.: Positive Results From a Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial on the House Dust Mite Desensitization Tablet

... The safety profile has been highly satisfactory. For the same level of efficacy, the 300 IR tablet has been selected. Furthermore, the ... significant, the treatment effect being maintained at the same level up to the end of the study. The quality of life has been ...

USAID Provides $5M in Emergency Support as Swine Flu Spreads

... health emergency of international concern. On April 27, WHO raised the level of influenza pandemic alert to Phase 4, indicating an increased likelihood of a pandemic. The increased alert level does not necessarily mean that a pandemic is inevitable. WHO sent a team ...

ANA598 Demonstrates Potent Antiviral Activity at all Dose Levels in Completed Phase Ib Study in Hepatitis C Patients

... subjects receiving ANA598 and two subjects receiving placebo at each dose level (400 mg once-daily, 800 mg once-daily and 600 mg bid). Subjects received ... at the 13-week interim in both species, the No Observed Adverse Effect level (NOAEL) in monkeys and male rats remains 1000 mg/kg at 13 weeks, the ...

University of California Los Angeles Selects Velos eResearch

... eResearch allows us to accurately track the patients and studies with the level of detail that we require. Equally important, Velos is the most ... needed quick understanding of what was happening at the research staff level from those enrolling and interacting with patients. Those users are ...

EAU Position Statement on Screening for Prostate Cancer

... screening on mortality from the disease, but suffered from a significant level of contamination in the control arm. The study continues. The EAU ... Before screening is considered by national health authorities, the level of current opportunistic screening, overdiagnosis, overtreatment, ...

New Study Confirms That the Supports Intensity Scale Assessment is Effective in Measuring the Support Needs of People With Intellectual Disability and Making Funding Decisions

... or cannot do. The Supports Intensity Scale on the other hand, measures the level and intensity of support a person needs to do whatever the individual ... researchers then examined the variations in support needs as a function of level of disability, medical concerns and other factors. The study ...

New Analysis Estimates Numbers of Older U.S. Adults Who May Benefit From Statin Therapy

... test for a variety of cardiovascular risk factors, including cholesterol level and level of hsCRP. Using those data, Spatz and her co-authors estimate that ...

GSK Reports PROMACTA(R) (eltrombopag) Significantly Increased Platelet Counts and Reduced Bleeding in Long-Term Study of Patients With Chronic ITP

... examine the peripheral blood smear closely to establish a baseline level of cellular morphologic abnormalities. Following identification of a ... result in excessive doses of PROMACTA may increase platelet counts to a level that produces thrombotic/thromboembolic complications. In the controlled ...

Siemens Introduces New Standard of Care for Breast Ultrasound

... clinical applications take workflow efficiency in ultrasound to an all new level CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens ... perform measurements and other routine tasks to achieve a whole new level of accuracy and efficiency. For example, syngo(R) eSieCalcs(TM) native ...

FDA Approves Promacta(R) (Eltrombopag), the First Oral Medication to Increase Platelet Production for People With Serious Blood Disorder

... examine the peripheral blood smear closely to establish a baseline level of cellular morphologic abnormalities. Following identification of a ... result in excessive doses of PROMACTA may increase platelet counts to a level that produces thrombotic/thromboembolic complications. In the controlled ...

Data From Investigational Use of PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa) Presented at American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

... be titrated for each patient to achieve and maintain the lowest hemoglobin level sufficient to avoid the need for blood transfusion. Discontinue if after 8 ... be titrated for each patient to achieve and maintain the lowest hemoglobin level sufficient to avoid transfusion and not to exceed the upper safety limit ...

Study Results Show Epratuzumab Provided Clinically Meaningful Reduced Disease Activity in Patients With Lupus

... was BILAG response at Week 12, which is a reduction of all BILAG A level disease (severe flares) to B level disease (moderate flares) and B to C (stable disease), no worsening in ...

CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years

... site burning and stinging (n=<3 new cases /100 patient-years) and a low level of discontinuations due to adverse events (AEs). Reported serious adverse ... global assessment, patient's assessment of pain, degree of disability, and level of acute-phase reactant. ACR20 is achieved when there is 20% improvement ...
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