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Anchors in Medical News

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

...y. Additional stores will be opening this year. For more information, please visit www.tommybahama.com About Christine Devine Christine Devine anchors the FOX 11 Ten O'clock News, seen weekday evenings at 10 p.m. on FOX 11. She has won eight Emmys, six for best newscast (2005, 2004, 2003, 1997, 1994,...

Study in Nature: MicroRNAs hold promise for treating diseases in blood vessels

...back is largely controlled by two proteins, myocardin and serum response factor (SRF), as part of a regulatory network that influences many genes. SRF anchors to certain snippets of DNA, while myocardin turns on the genes to which SRF sticks. Most of the genes turned on by myocardin/SRF in VSMC are needed fo...

Surgeons Use USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform to Reduce Pouch, Stoma Size in Gastric Bypass Patients

...S) Meeting Data Show USGI's Expandable Tissue anchors Remain in Place Up to 12 Months SAN CLEMENTE,...opic sutures or staples. USGI's Expandable Tissue anchors have allowed us to achieve a desired amount of dur...s IOP to grasp tissue and deploy Expandable Tissue anchors to create multiple, circumferential tissue folds a...

Studies Report Use of USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform(TM) (IOP) in Numerous Incisionless Surgical Procedures

...irming the durability of the procedure: the tissue anchors remained in their original locations, most of the ...n deliver USGI's expandable tissue anchors. These anchors were designed to address the challenges of endolumenal wound closure. The expandable tissue anchors spread forces to allow improved tissue healing and...

Georgia Coast Surgical Performs First Incisionless Surgical Correction of Failed Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG)

...developed by USGI Medical Inc. to perform the procedure entirely through the patient's mouth. The IOP tools are used to grasp tissue and deploy suture anchors to create multiple tissue folds in the stomach pouch, allowing the surgeon to reduce the volume to more closely match original VBG proportions. M...

The Help Group Launches Multifaceted Autism Awareness Campaign

..., by Dr. Barbara Firestone , Help Group President & CEO . The special, scheduled to air on Saturday, April 25th, 6:30-7:30 p.m., features ABC7 anchors Michelle Tuzee, Phillip Palmer and Jovana Lara. Through a special foundation grant, copies of Autism Heroes are now available at Los Angeles City ...

Illinois Hospitals Hit Hard By Recession

...l. "Our hospitals are not only essential to the health and well-being of the state's citizens, but as major employers they play a crucial role as anchors of social and economic stability," said IHA President Ken Robbins. "Illinois hospitals are not recession-proof. The current economic crisis threatens ...

Peter Nielsen Has a New Home on WXYZ-TV!

... Action News at Noon . The show will then be repeated the following Saturday from 4:30 - 5 am. Every Saturday Peter will join the WXYZ morning anchors to be part of their newscast with simple health & fitness tips the whole family can use. WXYZ viewers will also be able to ask Peter specific...

NDC Completes Acquisition of Phase One Medical(R) Anchoring Technology

...or the devices only after precise placement has been achieved. Second, the anchors may be retracted during the initial implantation procedure even after attac...ation prior to endothelialization. Finally, when clinically warranted, the anchors are easily removable leaving behind only immediately self-sealing holes sma...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's OSTEORAPTOR(TM) Anchor Provides Bioabsorbable Solution for Labral Tears in the Hip and Shoulder

...labrum to the bony socket of the joint using small anchors and suture. Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's ne...or on the market. Typically, surgeons use multiple anchors to repair labral tears. The anchors' size gives th...to perform arthroscopically because of the lack of anchors and instrumentation designed for the confines of t...
Anchors in Medical Technology

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Honor Duane DeSisto of Insulet Corporation and Senator Edward M. Kennedy at 27th Annual Hearts & Heroes Gala

...a will include a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception, seated dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing to the sounds of The Marsels. FOX25 News anchors Maria Stephanos and Mark Ockerbloom will serve as event emcees. About JDRF JDRF is the leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research w...
Anchors in Medical Products

PANALOK Anchors and Instrumentation

Description: General Description PANALOK is a fully-absorbable soft tissue anchor constructed of biocompatible PLA (polylactic acid) material and provides fixation strength comparable to nonabsorbable anchor systems. The X-ray transparent anchor retains strength throughout the soft tissue healing period and eve...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

PANALOK RC Anchors and Instrumentation

Description: PANALOK RC is a fully absorbable soft tissue anchor designed specifically for rotator cuff procedures. PANALOK RC's dynamic engagement into cancellous bone, its broad surface area, and 11 mm tip to tip length provide significant resistance to pullout in soft bone. The PLA (polylactic acid) material...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

TwinFix Suture Anchors with Needles

Description: TwinFix™ Suture Anchors just got better. How can one of the leading soft tissue anchors do that? Simply by becoming more convenient to use in all surgical environments; open, mini-open, and arthroscopic. The TwinFix Suture Anchor with Needles combines the TwinFix Suture Anchor with a unique, ...
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

FASTIN Threaded Anchors and Instrumentation

Description: FASTIN Threaded Anchors The FASTIN Threaded Anchors (3.0mm) are ideal for soft tissue reattachment to bone in a wide range of surgical applications. The FASTIN threaded anchor technology offers simple and quick insertion into a variety of surgical sites. If you need a threaded anchor that is both c...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

Mainstay® ZIP Suture Anchors

Description: The Stryker Mainstay® ZIP Anchor is a family of titanium anchors that come in several different sizes and suture options. The ZIP anchor is offered in a 2.7mm, 3.5mm, and 4.5mm size with either one strand or two strands of #0, #2, or #5 suture. Needles are attached to each suture strand and the...
Company:Stryker Corporation

Wedge Suture Anchors

Description: The Stryker Wedge Suture Anchors are titanium anchors that come in several different sizes and styles. The Wedge anchors are simple to use and convenient for the surgeon and OR staff. The following sizes and styles are available: 3.0mm Single Eyelet 1 Suture, 5.0mm Single Eyelet 2 Sutures, 5.0mm Do...
Company:Stryker Corporation

BioZip Suture Anchors

Description: The Stryker BioZip Suture Anchor is a unique double loaded anchor perfect for rotator cuff repair. The BioZip is made from Poly-L Lactic Acid (PLLA) and comes in two sizes: 5.0mm and 6.5mm. Needles are attached to the suture ends for open repairs, and can easily be cut-off for arthroscopic repairs....
Company:Stryker Corporation

Twinfix Suture Anchors

Description: The unique design of the TWINFIX Suture Anchors combines high resistance to pullout from our patented thread design with optimal knot tying from the DURABRAID suture....
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

TACIT Threaded Anchors

Description: The TACIT Threaded Anchor and QUICKANCHOR systems are used in craniofacial and hand procedures to allow easy, secure tissue reattachment and tension - free suspension. The small size facilitates precise anatomical fixation of soft tissues to bone. Features...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

Uretex® Self-Anchoring Urethral Support System

Description:...tecture of the Uretex® polypropylene mesh provides excellent stability and integrity for tension-free sling placement. The uniquely designed sling anchors securely to surrounding tissue without need for sutures or alternate fixation devices, minimizing risk of chronic inflammation and infection and promo...
Company:C. R. Bard, Inc.

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Anchors in Biological News

'Disordered' amino acids may really be there to provide wiggle room for signaling protein

...nd large disordered regions. The structured sections of the protein are comprised of two so-called PDZ domains components well known to scientists as anchors that can help the protein connect to other proteins and cellular structures and an ezrin-binding motif, a sequence of amino acids that connects NHREF...

Plugging in molecular wires

...sures that the binding component protrudes from the protein complex; and 3) at the other end of the wire is an additional "plug" (viologen group) that anchors the ensemble to a specially coated gold electrode. Electrons released by irradiation of PSI and transmitted along the wire are very efficiently transm...

Lamin A/C deficiency is 'unnerving'

...tion of LMNA disrupted nuclear positioning by causing the mislocalization of two other proteins: Nesprin-1, which spans the outer nuclear membrane and anchors nuclei to the actin cytoskeleton, and SUN2, which spans the inner nuclear membrane, linking Nesprin to lamin A/C. Although lamin A/C is ubiquitously e...

Tracking down the cause of mad cow disease

... and Swiss team of researchers. The sugar component of natural prion GPI anchors consists of five sugar building blocks, to which further sugars are attache...ill allow production of sufficient quantities of proteins modified with GPI anchors for in-depth studies. Experiments with the artificial GPI prion protein sho...

So-called 'sandfish' could help materials handling and process technology specialists

...sandfish;structural engineers stand to benefit, as well.For instance, by using the optimal frequency for the job, they will now be able to sink ground anchors into granular soil layers more efficiently, which will save both energy and money. ...

Halting methane squanderlust

...ide and a zeolite mineral had been shown in 1993 to convert methane, but the catalyst has been difficult to analyse. Researchers know that the zeolite anchors molybdenum oxide in place so methane and molybdenum oxide can react chemically, either on or in the zeolite channels. But no one could tell which comp...

Nanorings

...to the gap. This allows the ring to be equipped as desired, depending on the requirements of the application in question. For example, it can be given anchors that precisely bind the rings to other components. Our new, uncomplicated method for the production of rigid DNA nanorings with variable, tailor-ma...

Conservation strategies must shift with global environmental change, says CU-Boulder study

...e that existed prior to the gravel operations," said Seastedt. "But it is now dominated by a mix of native plant species that thrives in dry soil and anchors an area almost devoid of invasive species. The team looked at management studies from the past 12 years for their research effort. "In managing no...

President honors mentors of scientists and engineers

...n their careers. Penn State now ranks second nationally in the numbers of women faculty in engineering. The Ecological Society of America (ESA) anchors its initiatives and programs in a holistic and co-mentoring approach to developing the diversity of its national membership. ESA is the nation's leadi...

How sneaky HIV escapes cells

...rchers removed the tethers or clumping signals from Gag it could no longer get out of the cell. However, if they were replaced with synthetic membrane anchors and clumping domains Gag regained its ability to get out of cells in exosomes. Gould speculates that cells may have initially developed exosomes...
Anchors in Biological Technology

The MedZilla Report: April 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

... save money by not hiring employees that will demand higher paychecks. A parallel could be drawn to the U.S. television industry, which is seeing news anchors -- traditionally some of the highest-paid employees -- losing their jobs or retiring and not being replaced. With all the bad news about jobs -- e...

Surgeons Perform First Incisionless Bariatric Procedure in the United States

...pe to visualize the stomach. He inserted the scope and the EOS through the mouth and then used EOS tools to grasp the stomach tissue and deploy suture anchors to create multiple tissue folds in the stomach wall to reduce its capacity. "Bariatric surgery is the most effective tool patients have to lose...

US District Court Enters Final Judgment in Favor of Smith & Nephew; Permanent Injunction Prohibits Arthrex Inc. From Selling Infringing Medical Devices

...K SutureTak, Bio-PushLock and PEEK PushLock suture anchors (see Editors Note) used in various minimally invas...d selling the infringing first generation PushLock anchors and replaced them with modified PushLock Anchors. ... injunction against the newer versions of PushLock anchors as well as Arthrex's Bio-Composite SutureTak ancho...

District Court Sides with Smith & Nephew; Rules that It will Issue Injunction that will Prohibit Arthrex Inc. from Selling Infringing Medical Devices

...K SutureTak, Bio-PushLock and PEEK PushLock suture anchors (see Editors Note) used in various minimally invas...d selling the infringing first generation PushLock anchors and replaced them with modified PushLock Anchors. ... injunction against the newer versions of PushLock anchors as well as Arthrex's Bio-Composite SutureTak ancho...

NanoInterventions Launches New, Rapid Testing System for Coronary Stents

...hin the Minnesota-based partnership can guide combination drug/devices from concept through clinical trials and regulatory approval. The Integra Group anchors the development operations with its extensive experience in early stage cardiovascular research and managing complex development programs, beginning w...

Assembly technique for tiny wires may eventually help detect cancer and other diseases

...ecules. The researchers tested many silicon and rhodium nanoresonators by measuring their vibration at high vacuum and found that the electroplated anchors were uniform, not too far from rigid and did not show high energy losses. They also found that both types of wires show negligible effects of air damp...

USGI Medical Demonstrates First System for Gastrotomy Closure in NOTES

... System(TM) (EOS) includes the TransPort(TM) Multi-lumen Operating Platform, the g-Prox(TM) Tissue Grasper and Approximation Device, g-Cath(TM) Tissue anchors and a variety of endosurgical tissue graspers. The EOS addresses many of the challenges of Endolumenal and NOTES surgery and provides surgeons the ope...

NIST demos industrial-grade nanowire device fabrication

...ot a technique suitable for mass production. Building on earlier work to grow nanowires horizontally on the surface of wafers (see Gold Nano anchors Put Nanowires in Their Place), NIST researchers used conventional semiconductor manufacturing techniques to deposit small amounts of gold in precise l...

The State of Risk Capital in Wisconsin

... has a half-dozen clients, with two funded. The State has stepped in with programs supporting networking and entrepreneurship. Assuming the SWIB money anchors additional VC funds, its not unreasonable to expect that total venture capital under management in the state will have grown from $50M in 1998 to over...

Entrepreneurs Dont RequireVenture capital, high-tech or government programs

...ons and cohesive, homogenous chambers of commerce. (SC Johnson Co. here in Racine being a very rare exception, he added.) These collapses of community anchors have created opportunities for new leaders to come from a much wider variety of sources and to collaborate in new ways. ...
Anchors in Biological Definition

Cytosol

... is made of fibrous proteins ( microfilaments , microtubules , and intermediate filaments ) and (in many organisms) maintains the shape of the cell, anchors organelles, and controls internal movement of structures, e.g., transport vesicles . As the concentration of soluble molecules increases within t...

Joint

...n intermediate layer, which is mechanically designed to absorb shocks and distribute the load efficiently. The deepest layer is highly calcified, and anchors the articular cartilage to the bone. In joints where the two surfaces do not fit snugly together, a meniscus or multiple folds of fibro-cartilage w...

Signal transduction

...oes through a shift in conformation. The activated effector proteins usually stay close to the membrane, or are anchored within the membrane by lipid anchors , a posttranslational modification (see myristoilation , palmitorylation , farnesylation , geranylation , and the glycosyl-phosphatidyl-inositol-anc...

Transmembrane protein

...exoplasmic face and their C-terminal on the cytoplasmic face. Many transmembrane proteins have multiple membrane spanning alpha helix segments which anchors them to the membrane. Most transmembrane proteins have an internal topogenic sequence . Types There are two basic types of transmembrane prote...
Anchors in Biological Dictionary

Transmembrane proteins

... protein A transmembrane protein is a protein that spans the entire biological membrane ... 3.8 Proteins with alpha-helical transmembrane anchors ... Transmembrane proteins are very interesting and yet difficult to study. ... Because transmembrane proteins can and do interact with ion...

Skeleton

...oth fused and individual bones supported and supplemented by ligaments, tendons, muscles and cartilage. It serves as a scaffold which supports organs, anchors muscles, and protects organs such... View the skeletons of a human, chimpanzee, and baboon and gather information about them from the illustrated...

Rhizoid

...y ... Britannica online encyclopedia article on rhizoid (biology), a short, thin filament found in fungi and in certain plants and sponges that anchors the growing ... Rhizoid information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and ... to find out more about Rhizoid : powered...

Aponeurosis

... fascia) invests the muscles of the palm, and consists of central, lateral, and medial portions. a flat sheet or ribbon of tendonlike material that anchors a muscle or connects it with the part that the muscle moves. The aponeurosis is composed of dense fibrous connective tissue containing fibrobl...
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