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Insightra Medical, Inc. Gains FDA clearance for the Most Complete Range of 7Fr Intra Aortic Balloon (IAB) Catheters

Insightra Medical announced 510(k) clearance of their full range of 7Fr IAB catheters and immediate release in the United States. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 19, 2009 -- Insightra Medical Inc. , a privately held medical device company based in Irvine, California, marke...

Atrium Initiates Voluntary Recall Action Regarding HYDRAGLIDE(TM) Brand Heparin-Coated Thoracic Drainage Catheters Used for Autotransfusion During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery

HUDSON, N.H., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrium Medical Corporation today announced that it is initiating a voluntary and precautionary recall of selected lots of HYDRAGLIDE(TM) Brand Heparin-Coated Thoracic Drainage Catheters. Limited lots of Atrium heparin-coated Hydraglide Thoracic Catheters we...

Rochester Medical Applauds Improved U.S. Medicare Coverage Policy for Intermittent Catheters

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ROCM ) applauds the improved U.S. Medicare coverage policy that now allows intermittent catheter users to benefit from not needing to reuse catheters. Effective April 1, 2008, the four region...

Nerites Receives NIH Grant to Study Novel Treatment for Preventing Dangerous Bacterial Infections on Urinary Stents and Catheters

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While urinary stents and catheters can be life-saving medical devices, 40 percent of patients end up with bacterial infections. With 100 million placed in patients each year, this means that doctors must treat 40 million device-associated infections annua...

External Catheters Linked with decreased UTI Risk in Men

A comparative study, which involved hospitalized men volunteers have found that external ‘condom’ catheter showed lesser urinary tract //infectious risk than the usual 'indwelling' catheters. An 80 per cent reduction in urinary tract infections were found among hospitalized men, whose urine was...

Stereotaxis Names Daniel Johnston as Chief Financial Officer

...mias. The Stereotaxis System is designed to enable physicians to complete more complex interventional procedures by providing image guided delivery of catheters and guidewires through the blood vessels and chambers of the heart to treatment sites. This is achieved using computer-controlled, externally applied ...

Stereotaxis Reports 19% Second Quarter Revenue Growth

...ease. The Stereotaxis system is designed to enable physicians to complete more complex interventional procedures by providing image guided delivery of catheters and guidewires through the blood vessels and chambers of the heart to treatment sites. This is achieved using computer-controlled, externally applied ...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...s M. Vesely, MD, FSIR, "Percutaneous drainage catheters are medical devices that require knowledgeable car...n patency and functionality. Multipurpose drainage catheters are often utilized to remove viscous bodily fluids...g delivery, through product improvements that help catheters remain patent and effective, with reduced risk of ...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...s M. Vesely, MD, FSIR, "Percutaneous drainage catheters are medical devices that require knowledgeable car...n patency and functionality. Multipurpose drainage catheters are often utilized to remove viscous bodily fluids...g delivery, through product improvements that help catheters remain patent and effective, with reduced risk of ...

Rochester Medical Reports Third Quarter Results

...anagement site, StreetEvents ( www.streetevents.com ). Rochester Medical Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets disposable medical catheters and devices for urological and continence care applications. The Company markets under its own Rochester Medical((R)) brand and under existing privat...
Catheters in Medical Technology

2,500 Cases Completed With the Magnetic Irrigated Catheter

...mias. The Stereotaxis System is designed to enable physicians to complete more complex interventional procedures by providing image guided delivery of catheters and guidewires through the blood vessels and chambers of the heart to treatment sites. This is achieved using computer-controlled, externally applied ...

New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

...rug Administration approved the first two ablation catheters indicated for use in treating atrial fibrillation,...United States. However, physicians often use other catheters that have not been approved by the FDA for atrial ...etween patients treated with the approved ablation catheters versus patients treated with medication. This stu...

Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment

... varicose veins . VNUS sells the Closure system, which consists of a proprietary radiofrequency (RF) generator and proprietary disposable endovenous catheters and devices to treat diseased veins through the application of temperature-controlled RF energy. For more information, please visit www.vnus.com . ...

Lower Extremity Peripheral Vascular Stent and Balloon Catheter Markets to Exceed $180 Million in Europe by 2013

...hese indications. Combined, these factors will drive the markets for lower extremity PV stents and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheters to reach combined revenues in excess of $180 million by 2013. The number of endovascular femoropopliteal (fem-pop) procedures performed in Europ...

Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

...innovative medical devices for the treatment of vascular diseases. Other products in the company's product portfolio are stents, balloons and guiding catheters marketed under the names of Blazer(TM), R stent, Scoreflex(TM), SafeCut(TM), Sapphire(TM), Sapphire NC, Avita(TM), Avita HP, and Lumina(TM). A gl...

Unique Cardiovascular Treatment Readied for Global Market: Proprietary Paccocath(R) Technology is the Only Drug Eluting Balloon with Clinical Data

... Avanta(R) Fluid Management Injector Systems, Mark V ProVis(R) Angiographic Contrast Injectors, the GuardDOG (R) Occlusion System, FETCH(R) Aspiration catheters and the SafeSeal(R) Hemostasis Patch. About MEDRAD, INC. MEDRAD, INC. develops, markets and services medical devices used to diagnose and tre...

Video: ev3 Inc. Announces First Patient Enrollments in DEFINITIVE LE Post-Market Study

...oday - peripheral angioplasty balloons, stents, plaque excision systems, embolic protection devices, liquid embolics, embolization coils, thrombectomy catheters and occlusion balloons. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.ev3.net . ev3, the ev3 logo, SilverHawk and Spi...

10-State Project to Study Methods to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Hospital ICUs

...ent infections related to the use of central line catheters. Central venous catheters or central line catheters are tubes placed into a large vein in a patient's neck, chest or groin to a...

Thermogard XP(TM) Studies to Be Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

... cooling and warming therapy via a computer-controlled temperature regulation system that connects to Alsius' proprietary heat exchange catheters. The catheters are inserted into a patient's subclavian, jugular or femoral vein, and circulate cool or warm saline through balloons that surround the catheter. This...

Interim Analysis of 12-Month Data from e-HEALING Registry Shows Good Safety and Efficacy in Real-World Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM)

...t's endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) to accelerate the natural healing process following placement. Other products are stents, balloons and guiding catheters marketed under the names of Blazer(TM), R stent(TM), Scoreflex(TM), Sapphire(TM), Sapphire(TM) NC, Avita(TM), Avita HP(TM), SafeCut(TM), Lumina(TM) an...
Catheters in Medical Products

FLEXILOG Gastrointestinal Single use pH catheters with LOS Lumen

Description: FLEXILOG antimony pH catheters are designed for patient comfort as well as dependable accuracy. All catheters are number marked at 5cm intervals and line marked each centimeter. More than sixteen individual models are available spanning most clinical needs and the range includes both single...
Company:Oakfield Instruments, Inc.

Intermittent Catheters - Coude

Description: Intermittent catheter...
Company:Coloplast

Intermittent Catheters - Female

Description: Intermittent catheter...
Company:Coloplast

Intermittent Catheters - Olive Tip Coude

Description: Intermittent catheter...
Company:Coloplast

Intermittent Catheters - Long/Adult

Description: Intermittent catheter...
Company:Coloplast

Intermittent Catheters - Long/Adolescent

Description: Intermittent catheter...
Company:Coloplast

SAFE-T-VAC Coil Packed Suction Catheters Kits, Sterile without Solution

Description: SAFE-T-VAC Coil Packed Suction Catheters Kits, Sterile without Solution...
Company:Kendall Company

TOUCH-TROL Suction Catheters Kits, Sterile without Solution

Description: TOUCH-TROL Suction Catheters Kits, Sterile without Solution...
Company:Kendall Company

Sterile Coil Packed Pediatric Suction Catheters with SAFE-T-VAC Valve

Description: Catheters are available in two tip styles- the smooth, atraumatic DeLee tip with staggered eyes, and the angled Whistle tip. Two types of catheter valve options, SAFE-T-VAC and TOUCH-TROL, deliver easy fingertip control with virtually no residual vacuum in the open position....
Company:Kendall Company

Sterile Straight Packed Pediatric Suction Catheters with SAFE-T-VAC Valve

Description: Catheters are available in two tip styles- the smooth, atraumatic DeLee tip with staggered eyes, and the angled Whistle tip. Two types of catheter valve options, SAFE-T-VAC and TOUCH-TROL, deliver easy fingertip control with virtually no residual vacuum in the open position....
Company:Kendall Company

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Catheters in Medical Dictionary

Urinary catheters

... males, the catheter tube is inserted into the urinary tract through the ... http://www.healthline.com /adamcontent/ urinary - catheters . Retrieved on 2008-09-12. ... A urinary catheter is any tube system placed in the body to drain and collect ... Urinary catheters...

Swan-Ganz

...nce Monitors. CCOmbo. No Latex ... Swan - Ganz ControlCath thermodilution catheters are made from a proprietary ... Swan - Ganz catheterization is the pa... ... INTRODUCTION Flow-directed pulmonary artery (or Swan - Ganz ) catheters allow direct measurement of intravascular pressures in the right heart ...

Catheter

... be inserted into a body cavity, duct or vessel. catheters thereby allow drainage, injection of fluids or a...he Procedure. After the Procedure ... Urinary catheters - Overview, A urinary catheter is any tube syst...catheter ... Choose the right central venous catheters for your individual therapy objectives. ... B...

Bacteriuria

...ria is a significant number of bacteria in the urine that ... urinary catheters often will have bacteriuria , but most will not have ... Most patient...symptomatic bacteriuria do not need treatment because the ... urinary catheters often will have bacteriuria , but most will not have ... Article revi...
Catheters in Biological News

Autonomous robot detects shrapnel

...age babies in utero into the more advanced 3-D scans. Since inventing the technique in 1991, the team has shown its utility by developing specialized catheters and endoscopes for real-time imaging of blood vessels in the heart and brain. In the latest experiments, the robot successfully performed its main ...

Potential for non-invasive brain tumor treatment

...abies in utero into the more advanced 3-D scans. After inventing the technique in 1991, the team also has shown its utility in developing specialized catheters and endoscopes for real-time imaging of tissues throughout the body. Much of the liposome research was carried out at Duke by David Needham, profes...

Chemical found in medical devices impairs heart function

... University School of Medicine have found that a chemical commonly used in the production of such medical plastic devices as intravenous (IV) bags and catheters can impair heart function in rats. Appearing online this week in the American Journal of Physiology , these new findings suggest a possible new reaso...

Oh baby, interventional radiology makes childbirth safer

...ogists controlled excessive bleeding in women with a combination of balloon catheters inserted into uterine arteries predelivery (that could be inflated to contr...ary team with obstetricians. The interventional radiologists guided balloon catheters into a woman's left and right uterine artery (preoperative prophylactic ins...

Microbot motors fit to swim human arteries

...s by reaching parts of the body, like a stroke-damaged cranial artery, that catheters have previously been unable to reach (because of the labyrinthine structure of the brain that catheters are too immobile to safely reach). With the right sensor equipment attache...

Research yields new clues to how we locate objects in space

...ook like. Doctors are increasingly relying on ultrasound technology to help guide them in a number of surgical procedures, such as placing peripheral catheters and performing breast biopsies. As doctors become more and more reliant on ultrasound, it becomes more important to fully understand and improve use o...

Using the other guy's toolkit: Similarities of pumping blood, oil examined

...tunity to engage engineers from the energy industry with cardiovascular physicians who share common goals: using imaging to identify targets, navigate catheters and drills into those targets, maintain flow in pipelines and blood vessels, prevent these tubes from clogging, repair them when they break down and i...

Battling bacteria in the blood: Researchers tackle deadly infections

...also because they often have long-term intravenous catheters that allow medicines to be given directly into the...ant part of bloodstream infections associated with catheters is the clumping-together of bacteria on surfaces which is also seen in urinary catheters that cause many thousands of infections each year....

New 3-D ultrasound could improve stroke diagnosis, care

...-D scans, which can provide more detailed information. After inventing the technique in 1991, the team has shown its utility in developing specialized catheters and endoscopes for imaging the heart and blood vessels. This is an important step forward for scanning the vessels of the brain through the skull, ...

Together we stand: bacteria organize to survive hostile zones

...ucts. Chronic urinary tract infections result from bacterial communities that develop inside human cells. And biofilms cause problems in tissues where catheters have been inserted or where sutures have been used. You can put a patient on antibiotics, and it may seem that the infection has disappeared. But...
Catheters in Biological Technology

Terumo Interventional Systems Launches a Complete Line of Coronary Diagnostic Catheters

SOMERSET, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tiger and Jacky tip shapes stand out in Terumo's newest family of products. Terumo Interventional Systems announces the launch of Optitorque(TM), its new line of coronary diagnostic catheters, featuring the exclusive Tiger and Jacky tip shapes des...

Exciton Technologies receives FDA approval to market exSALT(TM)

... Utilizing a more active form of silver; - Reducing costs; and - Being amendable to more applications such as consumer products, catheters and orthopedic devices. About exSALT(TM) ---------------- Silver has powerful antimicrobial properties. In the proper chemical form, it is...

Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago

...think possible could be built because of the enormous imagination that Zeus puts into its colossal ensemble of shapes, forms, colors, and sizes of the catheters and other sub-components that it has to offer." The Zeus presentation will focus primarily on developing industry advancements in polymer science...

OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Demonstrates Impressive Results in Higher Risk Patients

...innovative medical devices for the treatment of vascular diseases. Other products in the company's product portfolio are stents, balloons and guiding catheters marketed under the names of Blazer(TM), R stent, Scoreflex(TM), SafeCut(TM), Sapphire(TM), Sapphire NC, Avita(TM), Avita HP, and Lumina(TM). A gl...

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum

... to the diseased site after clot removal. NeuroInterventional Therapeutics' catheters can enable physicians to extend the applicability of interventional procedures to a wide variety of clinical conditions. The Company's catheters are designed to improve clinical outcomes, permitting more complex procedur...

Stereotaxis Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

...mias. The Stereotaxis System is designed to enable physicians to complete more complex interventional procedures by providing image guided delivery of catheters and guidewires through the blood vessels and chambers of the heart to treatment sites. This is achieved using computer-controlled, externally applied ...

Stereotaxis Showcases Advancements for Remote Magnetic Ablations

...mias. The Stereotaxis System is designed to enable physicians to complete more complex interventional procedures by providing image guided delivery of catheters and guidewires through the blood vessels and chambers of the heart to treatment sites. This is achieved using computer-controlled, externally applied ...

Micell Forges Strategic Agreement to Develop Advanced Drug-Eluting Stents and Balloons

...althcare equipments in India. The product profile includes digital thermometers, sensors, probes, pulse oximeters, patient monitoring systems, stents, catheters and other innovative products. In 2001, OCI acquired a 60 per cent stake in Advanced Micronic Devices (AMDL) to market and distribute its products in...

LightLab Imaging Leads Global Advancement of Intracoronary Imaging

...untries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America. Per-system catheter utilization increased 45% in 2008 over 2007, and the number of imaging catheters sold in 2008 increased 90% from 2007 levels. The number of clinical OCT procedures using LightLab Imaging OCT systems has now surpassed 10,000, provi...

ev3 Inc. Receives FDA Clearance to Market EverCross and NanoCross Peripheral Angioplasty Balloons

... of the EverCross and NanoCross peripheral balloon catheters globally in January 2009. Robert Palmisano, ev... The EverCross and NanoCross peripheral balloon catheters are designed to offer improved overall performance...lasty procedures. Among several new features, both catheters offer innovative beveled tip profiles for best-in-...
Catheters in Biological Definition

Insulin

...ulin is delivered by the pump, there will be hyperglycemia. Both of these can lead to potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, indwelling catheters pose considerable risk of infection and ulceration. Thus far, insulin pumps require considerable care and effort to use correctly. However, some diabe...
Catheters in Biological Dictionary

Antibiotic

...the bacteria quickly learn to ... Antibiotic Lock Technique: This controversial technique is used for sterilizing the lumen of central venous catheters and involves instilling high concentrations of ... Information about antibiotic resistance from the American Academy of Family Physicians. ... Wh...
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