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Jerome Howard Feldman, aka "Michael Adams," "Dr. Mitch Michaelson," and "Alberto Gomez,"Arrested in Philippines for Immigration Violation and Removed to Guam SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerome Howard Feldman appeared earlier today in U.S. District Court in Guam to addr...

NitiBrite™ - Break-through in Nitinol Wire Product for Medical Devices

NitiBrite™ is a break-through Nitinol wire product which features an exclusive one-step oxide removal process that completely eliminates the toxic Hf acid solutions which cause embrittlement. The resulting NitiBrite™ Nitinol Wire has a smoother, shinier surface unattainable throug...

Former InterMune CEO W. Scott Harkonen Indicted for Wire Fraud and FDA Violations

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- W. Scott Harkonen, M.D., the former CEO of InterMune Inc., was indicted on wire fraud and felony Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act charges for his role in the creation and dissemination of false and misleading information about the efficacy of Inter...

Defib Wire Warning Shouldn't Worry Most Users: Experts

Overall risk is low, but patients should consult with their doctors MONDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- On Monday, Medtronic -- a leading maker of implantable defibrillators -- voluntarily stopped distribution of Sprint Fidelis electronic leads for the devices, because it said the wire...

Zeus Announces Product-Line Expansion with Insulated PEEK(TM) Wire

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus, Inc. announced it has expanded its current product offering and is now producing Insulated PEEK Wire. Zeus Insulated PEEK Wire is insulated copper wire designed for challenging environments and applications. Zeus' current capabilities consist of extr...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...d, single-handed securement of the pigtail retraction suture. The most innovative feature of the DrainEx™ catheter is the rapid-exchange guide wire lumen; a concealed lumen that dramatically simplifies over-the-wire catheter exchange using standard techniques in the event of catheter occlusion. ...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...d, single-handed securement of the pigtail retraction suture. The most innovative feature of the DrainEx™ catheter is the rapid-exchange guide wire lumen; a concealed lumen that dramatically simplifies over-the-wire catheter exchange using standard techniques in the event of catheter occlusion. ...

PLC Systems to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on August 10, 2009

...FRANKLIN, Mass., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF) announced today that it expects to release to the news wire its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 before the market opens on Monday, August 10, 2009. The company plans to host a confe...

Conference Call Advisory - NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals Corp. Conference Call to Discuss 2009 Second Quarter Results

...ia conference call, is set for 9:00 a.m. EDT. To participate, please call the toll-free number 1-800-731-5774. In addition to standard disclosure over wire services, a news release with the second quarter results will be posted on the NUCRYST web site prior to the call. To listen to the call live on the I...

Pamela Davis Announced as Recipient of ACFE Sentinel Award

...anning Board had made a barrage of threats, promises and demands for months as part of a kickback scheme. Davis informed the FBI, and wore a wire to expose their plan. In May of 2005, her efforts would help investigators prosecute the three fraudsters for their illegal scheme. "Whistle-...

Life Spine(R) Announces FDA Clearance of FS3(TM) Minimally Invasive Spinal System

... clearance to the FS3 Minimally Invasive Spinal System. Available for nationwide release this August, the FS3 MIS Spinal System offers cannulated wire guided Minimally Invasive Surgery implants and instrumentation to accommodate a range of patient pathologies through a percutaneous or open approach. ...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to SEC Action and Criminal Charges Against Former Executive Officer

... or furnish to the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. The Company is not responsible for any changes made to this press release by wire or Internet services. Contact: UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc. Joseph A. Boyle, CPA, Executive Vice President and Chief ...

Materials and Processes for Medical Devices Event Brings Clinicians, Engineers, Designers Together

...escribes the use of modeling methods to evaluate the mechanical behavior of wire and brains, modular joint design as well as perivalvular tissue response to...biomedical materials and tissues; optimization of alloys and processing for wire and tubular applications; and materials processing and reliability. A R...

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children & Denver Zoo Announce Mascot Contest Winner

... It's amazing to see so many people follow the campaign and to see the election strategy that the candidates used. I thought it would come down to the wire and it did!" says Matt Sogard, Chief Operating Officer for RMHC. Denver Zoo is proud to partner with HealthONE's RMHC. We welcome you to visit Ja...

GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy June issue study highlights

...ysician to see the entire colon. If a polyp is found, it can be removed immediately. The polyp is usually removed with small biopsy forceps or loop of wire (snare) that is advanced within a channel in the colonoscope. Studies of screening colonoscopy have documented variation in adenoma (benign growth)...

OptoElectronix Offers Lighting Manufacturers A Unique Integrated LED Light Engine With 1,000 Lumens Light Output

...l white light. Its fully integrated 120-volt power supply means installing a ULE4000 light fixture is as simple as connecting two leads and the ground wire to an electrical junction box. Light fixture manufacturers can replace traditional ballast, sockets and bulbs with just one part. The ULE4000 is ...

Local Company Offers Micro-Businesses Fortune 500-Style Administrative Services in a Competitive Economy

...nt Advisor Representative and Wealth Management Specialist for over 18 years commented, "Before becoming an independent advisor in 2002, I worked in a wire House environment where the Broker/Dealer managed the office overhead expenses and benefit programs. I never realized the time required to manage "Bac...

UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells

... University of Georgia researchers have developed a successful way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges, a first step in developing biological fuel cells that could power pacemakers, cochlear implants and prostheti...

NeuroTherm Completes Acquisition of the Micron Epidural Catheter

... of chronic pain. "The Micron Catheter was particularly interesting to us because of a revolutionary design that includes a continuous coil guide wire and a tip that is not a fused cap. This removes any danger of the tip breaking during procedure," says Bill Rittman, CTO of NeuroTherm. "We are exci...

Abbott Announces Launch of Next-Generation Embolic Protection System

...use for physicians. Abbott's proprietary BareWire(TM) technology allows for wire movement independent of the Emboshield NAV6 filter, giving physicians an in... an already good embolic protection system. It provides excellent steerable wire options to independently reach challenging lesions, a short basket length, ...

'TUG' Procedure by Texas Health Dallas Cardiologist Offers Hope to Millions of Patients

...op of the patient's skin to produce images of the arteries and guide a tiny wire that travels inside the arteries to clear the blockage. A balloon on the end of the wire is inflated to open the artery and a stent placed in the artery to keep it ...

Revolutionizing the diagnosis of serious disease

...ransducers, which essentially means taking a device that is currently the size of a matchbox and scaling it down to the nanoscale. How do you attach a wire to something so small? "Our answer to some of these challenges is to create a device that works optically using pulses of laser light to produce u...

Veterinary Group Opposes Bill to Clean Up Puppy Mill Industry

...d, sickly puppies sold to unsuspecting buyers through pet stores or Internet ads. A typical puppy mill confines hundreds of adult dogs in small wire cages, keeping them in perpetual cycles of breeding. Puppy mill operators offer little care to their animals and often fail to provide adequate food a...

Cardiva Medical, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance for the Catalyst(TM)III System, First in Class Drug Coated Vessel Closure Device

...es endovascular products which help the body heal itself. In 2005, Cardiva launched its first product into the vessel closure market, the Boomerang(R) wire System, which demonstrated unsurpassed ease-of-use and safety. The Catalyst III device is indicated for use in heparinized patients undergoing diagnos...

Teleflora Hits it out of the Park With Flower Gifts for Father's Day

... ANGELES , May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, June 21, children will honor father figures in their lives and Teleflora, the world's leading flower wire service, is helping them score a home run with its Father's Day product line-up. Adding extra batting power to its line up, Teleflora is teaming up w...

Telesso Technologies wins Popular Science Invention Award for its novel peripheral IV catheter

... a length of 2-3 inches. Telesso's uniquely-designed guide wire-assisted peripheral IV catheter device uses a first-in-class retractable nitinol guide wire system that is believed to enable easier IV access, reduce common safety risks, significantly lessen patient pain and discomfort, and provide cost sav...

Cardiac Patients Take NASA Super Plastic to Heart

...are stopwatch-sized, are implanted into the chest and connected to the heart by leads, such as the Attain Ability left-heart lead. A lead is a special wire that delivers energy from a CRT to the heart muscle. Electrical impulses generated by CRTs resynchronize heartbeats and improve blood flow. The ...

Swine Flu Likely to Return to U.S. Next Winter

...t could essentially cause two outbreaks at once," Dr. Jon Andrus, of the Pan American Health Organization's headquarters in Washington, D.C., told the wire service. Two separate flu strains could also mutate into a new strain that is more contagious and dangerous. "We have a concern there might be some...

Conference Call Advisory - NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals Corp. Conference Call to Discuss 2009 First Quarter Results

...ia conference call, is set for 9:00 a.m. EDT. To participate, please call the toll-free number 1-800-814-4860. In addition to standard disclosure over wire services, a news release with the first quarter results will be posted on the NUCRYST web site prior to the call. To listen to the call live on the In...

PLC Systems to Host First Quarter Conference Call on May 7, 2009

...RANKLIN, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF) announced today that it expects to release to the news wire its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 before the market opens on Thursday, May 7, 2009. The company plans to host a confere...

Telesso initiates post-market head-to-head peripheral IV catheter study

... a length of 2-3 inches. Telesso's uniquely-designed guide wire-assisted peripheral IV catheter device uses a first-in-class retractable nitinol guide wire system that is believed to enable easier IV access, reduce common safety risks, significantly lessen patient pain and discomfort, and provide cost sav...

Stem Cell Breakthrough May Lead to MS Treatments

...lls called oligodendrocytes, according to a report released Thursday. Oligodendrocytes produce the myelin sheath that surrounds nerve fibers like wire insulation. The findings represent an important step toward embryonic stem cell-based therapies in general, experts say, and also for cell-based thera...

Former National Century Financial Enterprises CEO Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison, Co-owner Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering

...on Oct. 31, 2008, of conspiracy, securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Poulsen was also found...n March 13, 2008, of conspiracy, securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Parrett fled after the...guilty on charges of conspiracy, securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering and was sentenced to 12...

Coast IRB Tells Congressional Committee Sting Operation Was Illegal, Unnecessarily Harmful

...ast to authorize review of a bogus trial. To cause Coast to believe the clinical trial organization legitimate, the GAO engaged in extensive mail and wire fraud. GAO falsified professional credentials, and submitted a fake medical device protocol. It created a fake medical device, Adhesiabloc, said to ...

Drugs Before Stents for Stable Heart Disease, Study Says

...eart arteries with a catheter -- called percutaneous transluminal balloon coronary angioplasty -- with or without a bare-metal or drug-coated stent, a wire mesh tube used to prop open an artery. "In the short run, angioplasty procedures among stable patients can improve symptoms but are not lifesaving,...

Drug-Eluting Stents Show Promise for Leg Arteries

...dwide population over 50 years old suffers from CLI." Karnabatidis' study involved 103 people, three-fourths of them diabetics. A normal stent -- a wire mesh tube used to prop open an artery -- was placed in an artery in 41 participants, and 62 were given drug-eluting stents, which were stents coated w...

Allscripts to Sell Its Medication Services Business to A-S Medication Solutions, Sign Joint Marketing Agreement

...s not responsible for updating the information contained in this communication beyond the published date, or for changes made to this communication by wire services or Internet service providers ...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Know What Your Screening Options Are?

...inside the entire colon. If a polyp is found, the doctor can remove it immediately. The polyp is usually removed with small biopsy forceps or loop of wire (snare) that is advanced within a channel in the colonoscope. The polyp is then sent to a lab where a doctor called a pathologist looks at it under a ...

TabletKiosk Introduces the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT: A Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) with Touch Screen Input

...bsp;  Single Chip Trusted Platform Module (TPM v 1.2)    Kensington Locking Port (Lock mechanism sold separately) I/O: 4 wire passive resistive touch screen with palm rejection technology    Integrated 2.0 megapixel camera with auto focus and video capture &n...

PLC Systems to Host Fourth Quarter Conference Call on March 12, 2009

...FRANKLIN, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF) announced today that it expects to release to the news wire its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008 before the market opens on Thursday, March 12, 2009. The company plans t...
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