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Organogenesis Debuts Educational Campaign for Sufferers of Chronic Leg and Foot Ulcers

Company Launches First-Ever Direct-To-Consumer Campaign of a Living Cell-Based Therapy CANTON, Mass., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis, Inc., the first company to successfully mass-produce living regenerative medicine products, is again breaking new ground by l...

Derma Sciences, Inc. Hires the Investor Relations Group

...he product has been shown to be effective in a variety of wounds and burns, and was the focus of a positive large-scale randomized controlled trial on leg ulcers. Derma's recently FDA cleared BIOGUARD(TM) Barrier Dressing is the Company's latest new product entrant into the $14 billion global wound care ...

Victhom announces completion of joint venture agreement with Otto Bock for Neurobionix activities

...d that he would be leaving the Corporation to pursue new projects. "I am leaving with a feeling of accomplishment. My dream to create the first bionic leg in the world that would allow amputees to regain some autonomy in regard of their mobility has now come true with the launch of the Power Knee II. I a...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

...fer from varicose veins often dismiss the enlarged leg veins as a cosmetic issue without recognizing they...word BELLEZA to 78166 for weekly Spanish tips on leg wellness, straight to your mobile phone. Standard ...ated, could lead to serious complications, such as leg ulcers or blood clots. There are many factors...

Life sticks: UC San Diego bioengineer's sticky insights published in journal Science

... to respond to forces. Two examples of very different biological structures that nevertheless rely on responsiveness to forces for proper function are leg bones and breast acini. Breast acini are hollow spherical objects at the ends of breast ducts that are made of a layer of cells that secrete milk prot...

The Journal of Cardiac Failure Publishes Results From Celladon Corporation's First-in-Human Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial in Advanced Heart Failure

...performed in a standard cardiac catheterization laboratory by inserting a catheter (thin flexible tube) through a peripheral blood vessel in the upper leg under x-ray guidance. Patients with heart failure may assess eligibility to participate in the CUPID trial and download a patient questionnaire a...

New Clinical Study Shows Masimo PVI(TM) Accurately Predicts Fluid Responsiveness in the ICU

...nsiveness. In the first step, researchers infused fluid (500 ml saline) in with pulse pressure variation (PPV) >/= 15% and performed passive leg raising in patients with PPV <15% while simultaneously recording Masimo PVI and PPV. A >15% increase in velocity-time-integral (VTI) from echoc...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Launches Its ROBODOC(R) Surgical System at Upcoming Orthopaedic Conference in Las Vegas

... By preoperatively planning and being able to execute what you plan, you can now address issues such as implant fit and sizing, as well as off-set and leg length which are very important in terms of how the hip functions. The system allows you to not only plan the surgery better, but more importantly, y...

Victhom to Participate in the OneMedPlace Finance Forum

...e Neurostep(R) System, an implantable neurostimulation device designed to restore mobility and independence for patients with partial paralysis of the leg as a result of hemiparetic stroke. The Neurostep(R) System has been engineered to integrate with the body's natural sensing and stimulation network an...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces a Published Case Study

...d that 15-20% of diabetics will develop a foot ulcer in their lifetime and that 14-24% of these ulcers will result in amputations. Every 30 seconds a leg is lost to diabetes somewhere in the world. CellerateRx(R) is FDA cleared for acute and chronic wounds which include but are not limited to: ...

Singapore Medicine - Singapore Doctors Use Hi-Tech Implant to Add Space to Narrowed Spinal Canals

... and 70 years of age displaying necessary lumbar spinal stenosis symptoms . Still, not everyone can present as an ideal candidate for In-Space. While leg and buttock pain is a common symptom, the patient needs to feel relief the moment he or she sits down. Dr Razmi explains, "This is a sign th...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Results From Diabetic Neuropathy Clinical Trial SB-509-601

...espite adequate treatment, these areas of trauma frequently become infected and this infection may spread to the bone, necessitating amputation of the leg or foot. More than 60 percent of non-traumatic lower-limb amputations in the United States occur among people with diabetes. In 2004, this translated ...

Independent Study Reveals SYNVISC(R) Offers Longer Knee Pain Relief and Greater Patient Satisfaction for Those Suffering from Osteoarthritis of the Knee

...n reported rarely. Before trying SYNVISC, tell your doctor if you are allergic to products from birds - such as feathers, eggs or poultry - or if your leg is swollen or infected. Talk to your doctor before resuming strenuous weight-bearing activities after treatment. SYNVISC has not been tested in childr...

Derma Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results

...he product has been shown to be effective in a variety of wounds and burns, and was recently the focus of a large-scale randomized controlled trial on leg ulcers. Derma has two products in development: the BIOGUARD(TM) line of barrier gauze dressings, and DSC127, the company's novel angiotensin analog fo...

Best Practice Database Supports Bio-Pharma Product Launch

...e Parkinson's indicated product, Requip/Adartrel, to manage the life and commercial success of the brand through re-branding for treatment of Restless leg Syndrome (RLS). For a complimentary summary from this case study, found in the Best Practice Database, "Requip Case Study: Life Cycle Management -- ...

The First Ever Transplantation World-Wide of Entire Arms at the "Klinikum rechts der Isar" in Munich

...imultaneously with 2 teams in 2 operating theatres. One group on the left and right sides of both donor and recipient, and another team that removed a leg vein from the donor. Both the 15-hour long operation and the first few days thereafter were ideal from the patient's point of view. His condition is...

Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Helps to Save Patient's Limb

...n products, hyperbaric oxygen, and negative pressure therapies, the rate of leg amputations has risen in the past decade. Wound care is a major healthcar... and was recently the focus of a large-scale randomized controlled trial on leg ulcers. Derma Sciences has two products in development: the NIMBUS technolo...

EnzySurge, Maker of DermaStream(TM), Announces the Formation of its Scientific Advisory Board

...is access, treatment of carotid and vertebral artery disease to prevent stroke, diabetic foot problems, limb salvage using endovascular techniques and leg bypass surgery, and treatment and prevention of graft stenosis. Dr. Mills has published over 130 manuscripts, produced five films of complex operative...

EnzySurge, Maker of DermaStream(TM), Completes Funding Round of US$4 Million

...e hospital, clinics and at home. EnzySurge is currently completing the 2nd phase of a multi-centered, double blind clinical trial focused on chronic leg ulcers (venous ulcers). The intermediate results of the trial indicate a significant improvement and acceleration in treatment. "I am very excited a...

New Liko Multiple Purpose Lifting Straps Facilitate Patient Care Tasks

...ited skin contact. For the initial insertion or -reinsertion of a catheter for a patient of size, one Multi-Strap Ultra can help support each leg and eliminate the need for additional caregivers. -- Turning/Holding -- Caregivers can also use the Multi-Strap for various tasks such as tu...

Boston Scientific Announces Launch of Expanded Size Range of FilterWire EZ(TM) Embolic Protection System

...(2). SVG disease occurs in patients who have previously had coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in which a vessel harvested from the patient's leg is surgically attached to the arteries of the heart. Blood is redirected through the surgically attached SVG, bypassing the blocked artery and increas...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of Phase 1 Data of ZFP Therapeutic at International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT) Meeting

...b ischemia (Rutherford Grade 4/5). Qualifying subjects were assigned to receive dose-escalating, intra-muscular injections of ZFP-VEGF in the ischemic leg (index leg). Subjects were clinically classified as significant responders, minimal responders or non-responders based on their tissue oximetry readin...

Derma Sciences Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

...he product has been shown to be effective in a variety of wounds and burns, and was recently the focus of a large-scale randomized controlled trial on leg ulcers. For more information about Derma Sciences, Inc., visit its home page on the Internet at http://www.dermasciences.com . Forward-looking Stat...

Touch Bionics acquires LIVINGSKIN

... About LIVINGSKIN LIVINGSKIN makes prostheses for people with finger, hand, toe, foot and facial amputations as well as custom covers for arm and leg amputations. Every device is custom painted to match the features that are unique to each patient. With LIVINGSKIN, patients receive the most realisti...

Skin & Aging Article Finds Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Helps to Promote Healing Where Antibiotics Fail

...tudy on healing rates of 71 non-healing venous leg ulcers showed that none of the patients receiving ...ed study showed that 44% of the non-healing venous leg ulcers treated with Active Leptospermum Honey unde...itive large-scale randomized controlled studies on leg ulcers. For more information about Derma Sciences,...

Organogenesis, Inc. to Develop Regenerative Medicine Therapies for U.S. Military Battlefield Injuries

...ignature product, Apligraf(R), is the first bio-engineered living cell therapy to have received FDA approvals to close diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers. Government sponsors of AFIRM are the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, the Office of Naval Research, the U.S. Air Force Offic...

Governor Patrick Announces Life Sciences Initiative Victory With Organogenesis' New Headquarters

...ignature product, Apligraf(R), is the first bio-engineered living cell therapy to have received FDA approvals to close diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers. Unveiled last spring, Governor Patrick's life sciences plan includes a 10-year, $1 billion investment package that will both enhance the Com...

Derma Sciences Announces Clinical Poster on Use of MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings Wins First Place Award at APWCA

... Over 1 million patients with non-healing leg ulcers each year in the US PRINCETON, N.J., Marc...There are over 1 million patients with non-healing leg ulcers each year in the US. That number is growing...average total cost of care to manage a non-healing leg ulcer is roughly $10,000. Costs can increase drama...

deCODE Genetics Announces Full-year 2007 Financial Results

...ariants conferring risk of type 2 diabetes, prostate cancer, early onset heart attack, breast cancer, atrial fibrillation and stroke, restless leg syndrome, glaucoma, and two types of aneurysm. The company has also used its unique capabilities in human genetics to make breakthrough discov...

Kingfisher Healthcare Receives European CE Mark for Next Generation Wound Healing Device

...ilizes Kingfisher's revolutionary Bio-Electric Stimulation Therapy (BEST) to assist in and improve upon the healing of chronic wounds including venous leg ulcers, diabetic ulcers and pressure sores. This unique form of electrotherapy enhances the physiological processes of wound healing at a cellular lev...

Organogenesis, Inc. Announces Acquisition of NanoMatrix, Inc.

...o-engineered cell therapy to have received FDA approval, and is used by doctors successfully in treating patients with diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers in the U.S. and other markets across the world. In addition to acquiring NanoMatrix's platform technology, intellectual property and commerci...

LifeNet Health Saves 303 Lives and Restores Health to 265,967 Patients in 2007

...gift of bone and connective tissues helps individuals with various orthopedic and neurosurgical conditions. These tissues are used in back, joint, and leg surgeries such as hip replacement, knee reconstruction, and spinal fusion. Donated heart valves are used to replace damaged ones and can mean the diff...

HealthAware Introduces Its VascularAware Cardiovascular Disease Module

...scularAware. About one third of those with PAD have symptoms in the form of leg pain, cramping, fatigue or other discomfort in the calves or hips when they... CV disease -- Over age 50 -- Inactivity/sedentary -- leg pain lifestyle -- TIA symptoms For more ...

Knee brace generates electricity from walking

... would otherwise be dissipated as heat when a car slows down. This knee brace harvests the energy lost when a human brakes the knee after swinging the leg forward to take a step. Kuo, who called the device "a cocktail-napkin idea," says knee joints are uniquely suited for this endeavor. "There is ...

Derma Sciences Expands Direct Sales Force for Advanced Wound Care, Looks to Double Again in 2008

...e advanced wound-care market, particularly targeting wounds that are difficult to heal, such as pressure ulcers (bedsores), venous ulcers and diabetic leg ulcers, conditions that are becoming more common as the baby boom generation ages. The company intends to hire during the remainder of 2008 12 addit...

Rabobank Releases Annual North American Food & Agribusiness Outlook

...y, while a devalued dollar will assist U.S. pork exporters in China and other export markets, competition is also expected to accelerate. U.S. poultry leg quarters are a very price competitive protein source in the Chinese market, and two other pork producing countries, Argentina and Brazil, have recentl...

Genzyme Receives European CE Mark for Single-Treatment Synvisc-One(TM)

...e caution when using Synvisc in patients allergic to avian proteins, feathers, or egg products; who have evidence of venous or lymphatic stasis in the leg to be treated; or who have severe inflammation in the knee joint to be treated. Patients should be advised to avoid strenuous or prolonged weight-bear...

Amazing Treatment Relieves Serious Back Pain Without Dangerous Drugs, Injections or Surgery!

...t respected authority on relieving severe back and leg pain. Dr. Flock says, "I enable people to live lon...ering them a solution to their severe low back and leg pain. Patients from Florida to California and as f...in at home -- 6 warning signs of severe back and leg pain that everyone must know -- How you can have...

Signalife Presence at XIII World Congress on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology

... intracardiac signals procured from intracardiac catheter products. An intracardiac catheter is a flexible tube that is inserted through a vein in the leg and fed into the heart. The catheter is equipped with electrodes which allows the signal to be recorded within the heart, and the catheter data is tra...

Kingfisher Healthcare Launches Breakthrough Product in Europe

...c conditions, including chronic fatigue in post polio syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and others, and the healing of chronic wounds such as leg ulcers, decubitus ulcers, and others. For more information, including vodcast testimonials from patients, see http://www.kfhealth.com . ...
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