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PEAK Surgical Introduces PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) TnA

...nd the bleeding control of traditional electrosurgery without the extensive collateral damage to surrounding tissue. The PlasmaBlade is part of the PEAK(R) Surger...el and the bleeding control of traditional electrosurgery without extensive collateral damage, and the PULSAR(R) Generator, which supplies pulsed plasma radiofreq...

Despite Attacks, A.L.L. Calls on Catholic Organizations to Condemn 'Obamacare'

...universal health care, while the preborn and the elderly are left behind as collateral damage. As institutions rooted in Catholic social teaching, these groups sh...are.us/OurVision/HealthReformPhotos.htm American Life League : collateral Information: Catholic Charitable Organizations Supporting Obamacare ...

Cancer Survivors Face Tough Road Long After Treatment Ends

...s, muscle atrophy and cardiovascular disease. "Chemotherapy is an effective treatment because it's toxic to the cancer cells, but sometimes it does collateral damage," Stein said. Cancer can also bring about job loss and changes to relationships, including family roles and sexual intimacy. Survivors also...

WellPoint Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...le 59.1 159.9 Securities lending collateral 325.2 529.0 Deferred tax assets, net ... other invested assets 2.2 20.8 Changes in securities lending collateral 198.1 138.7 Purchases of subsidiaries, net of cash acqu...

Medica Uses Hallmark Insights to Drive Participation in My Health Manager From Medica(Sm)

...through My Health Manager from Medica as a selling point to attract new business. The program is featured on Medica flyers, Web site and in marketing collateral presented to potential new clients. "Offering an immediate reward for healthy living differentiates Medica in a crowded field of competito...

Pulmonx Announces New President and CEO Michael A. Baker to Lead Interventional Pulmonology Company

...ifying inter-lobar airflow in the lungs, known as collateral ventilation . Recent research suggests that the presence of collateral ventilation may have an important impact on the ef... By helping physicians to identify the presence of collateral ventilation, the Chartis System may enable them to...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Cash Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

... substantially all of the restrictive covenants in such indentures and, in case of the indenture governing the Floating Rate Notes, release all of the collateral securing the Floating Rate Notes. Holders who tender their Notes in the relevant Offer will be deemed to have consented to the applicable proposed am...

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Pays Accrued Interest Under Senior Secured Notes

..., 2009 net product sales at the level required to suspend its prior obligation to maintain a minimum cash balance in an account that is pledged to the collateral agent for the notes. The requirement to maintain the account was triggered in May 2009, and Jazz Pharmaceuticals did not, at that time, establish the...

Purdue researchers create prostate cancer 'homing device' for drug delivery

.... Endocyte Inc. funded the work. The team's animal study data shows an ability to eliminate human prostate cancer cells in mice with no evidence of collateral toxicity in normal tissue. Sumith Kularatne, a graduate student in Purdue's chemistry department and first author of both papers, compared the targ...

Bad medicine

...healthcare. In addition to direct harm from healthcare, which includes adverse physical and emotional effects, they address indirect harm from the collateral effect of the opportunity cost of healthcare spending. That means healthcare expenditures increasingly divert resources away from education, jobs, and...
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Cardium Announces Completion of Patient Recruitment in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Excellarate(TM) for the Potential Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

...ed growth factor therapeutic designed for use by interventional cardiologists as a potential one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busin...

PEAK Surgical Announces Completion of First PRECISE Clinical Study, Receipt of Medical Design Excellence Award for PEAK(R) Surgery System and Achievement of Over 1,000 Surgeries Using PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)

... extensive thermal damage to surrounding tissue. In cases where the risk of collateral damage or scarring from electrosurgery is considered to be unacceptable, su...el and the bleeding control of traditional electrosurgery without extensive collateral damage, and the PULSAR(TM) Generator, which supplies pulsed plasma radiofre...

Cardium Reports on Applicability of Corgentin to Stem Cell Therapies: Independent Studies Indicate that Ad5IGF-1 Potentiates Stem Cells to Improve Cardiac Function After Heart Attack

...h factor therapeutic designed for potential application by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busi...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

...d growth factor therapeutic developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busi...

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

...Newswire/ -- New research presented at the 2009 American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Specialty Day in Las Vegas suggests that elbow ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction prior to selection in the Major League Baseball (MLB) draft does not increase the risk of future injury or affect the ra...

PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications

...aditional electrosurgery without causing extensive collateral damage. Since FDA clearance, surgeons in the Unit...an traditional electrosurgical devices, it reduces collateral tissue damage and scarring, which is important for...he clinical study we are conducting will show less collateral thermal injury to uterine tissue and less post ope...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) Needle

...lower temperature and delivers less heat. Reducing collateral tissue damage is important for improved surgical i...PlasmaBlade Needle produced nearly 50 percent less collateral tissue damage than the traditional electrosurgery ... to surrounding tissue. In cases where the risk of collateral damage or scarring from electrosurgery is consider...

Cardium Reports on Second Quarter 2008 Highlights and Financial Results

...th factor therapeutic being developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busin...

Cardium Announces Appointment of Paul A. Foster, M.D. to Lead Generx and Excellarate Late-Stage Development Activities

...th factor therapeutic being developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium and its businesses, produc...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery

...ts made with the PEAK PlasmaBlade produced minimal collateral damage compared with cuts made with currently avai...," Dr. Blumenthal said. "This is important because collateral tissue damage may impede wound healing, obscure hi...ed that the PEAK PlasmaBlade cuts produced minimal collateral damage compared to cuts made with the other electr...
Collateral in Medical Products

QualCraft™ Gamekeeper Thumb Stabilizer

Description:... Perfect for use in the E.R. Stabilizes collateral ligament strains in seconds and allows hand and finger function. Made from 1/8" AliPlast™ PXE. Can be scissor trimmed....
Company:AliMed, Inc.

Finger Sled

Description:...essen stress on fingers with Osteoarthritis, for correction following injury to the PIP joint or DIP joint of the fingers. Use after surgery to repair collateral ligament injuries. Each FingerSled Splint can be used to correct either medial or lateral deviation. Available in four sizes. Sold individually....
Company:3-Point Products

Bledsoe Aligner OA Brace

Description:...o indicated for post-operative or post-injury application following lateral collateral ligament injury or reconstruction to help relieve stress on these healing s...o indicated for post-operative or post-injury application following lateral collateral ligament injury or reconstruction to help relieve stress on these healing s...
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

Bledsoe Ultimate Ci

Description:... Ultimate CI is a sport functional knee brace designed for instabilities of combined ACL and PCL injured knees. Additional knee injuries to the medial collateral ligament along with the crutiate ligaments can be supported....
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

Bledsoe Sport & Sport Max

Description:... The Bledsoe Sport & Sport Max patellofemoral knee braces are designed for very mild meniscal and/or collateral injuries. Patients with minor knee ligament strains and stretches or meniscal damage can benefit from added support to prevent more serious injury. Bl...
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

Bledsoe Cage Knee Brace

Description:...Bledsoe Cage is a sport functional knee brace designed for instabilities of combined ACL and PCL injured knees. Additional knee injuries to the medial collateral ligament along with the crutiate ligaments can be supported. The Hi-Impact Cage features a reinforced shell for greater impact resistance....
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

Mini-TAG™ System, 3.0 mm

Description:... The MINI-TAG™ instrument systems are indicated for ulnar collateral ligament repair, scapholunate dissolution, flexor avulsions, and carpometa-carpal arthroplasty....
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Endoscopy

Mini-TAG™ System, 2.0 mm

Description:... The MINI-TAG™ instrument systems are indicated for ulnar collateral ligament repair, scapholunate dissolution, flexor avulsions, and carpometa-carpal arthroplasty....
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Endoscopy

Ceralas D 980nm Diode Laser

Description:...trolled tissue ablation and a clean, bloodless field for most surgical procedures. Unlike other medical lasers, the Ceralas D cuts optically without collateral tissue damage or charring. The Ceralas D laser coagulates blood instantly and seals small blood vessels thereby minimizing inflammation and the usua...
Company:biolitec, Inc.

SmilePro 980 diode laser

Description:...ovide a bloodless field for most surgical procedures. Unlike other medical lasers, biolitecs 980nm lasers cut and coagulate optically with negligible collateral tissue damage, charring, and recession. Many procedures using the 980nm lasers are pain-free, minimizing or even eliminating the need for anesthesia. ...
Company:biolitec, Inc.
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Testis

... The testis has collateral blood supply from 1. the cremasteric artery (a branch ... The function of the blood- testis barrier (red highlight in diagram above) may be .....

Spores

... spores which act like seeds and travel easily through the air. ... severe conditions thousands of mold spores can be carried in each ... The collateral spread of exposure to spores was a sobering reminder of the ... Samples suspected of containing spores should be inactivated with 10 ... These...

Medial

...gament and lacrimal sac (Fig. 379) ... It arises from the medial end of the superciliary arch; and its fibers pass ... Problem: MCL ( Medial collateral Ligament) Tears -- The MCL is usually injured ... This force causes the medial aspect of the knee to widen, creating a stretch, ... Lower trun...

Ligament

...bilitation ... of a ligament are twofold. ... The knee is the largest joint in the body. ... Each ligament serves to limit the ... Medial collateral Ligament - MCL. Knee Injury - Common Knee Injuries ... The symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ruptured anterior cruciate ligaments (A...

Knee pain

...KNEE PAIN OVERVIEW The knee is a hinge type joint that allows the leg to bend ... the adult patient with knee pain . Knee bursitis. Medial collateral ligament ... Information about meniscus injuries and other knee problems. Still, it's better not to have knee pain at all. ... Acu...
Collateral in Biological News

First 'nanorust' field test slated in Mexico

...Li said. Pedro Alvarez, the George R. Brown Professor of Engineering and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, said, "One collateral benefit of the nanorust filters is that they may also help remove water-borne viruses that are responsible for a wide variety of gastrointestinal dise...

Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy

...cularly promising for treating small, shallow cancers near the eyes and spine, and for tumors in children, whose developing organs could be damaged by collateral damage. Speakers in a sister session will argue for a lack of clinical evidence supporting some uses of proton therapy. Evidence that it is superi...

Australia's most endangered snake might need burning

...ld be made on the basis of the best available information about the likely costs and benefits of the different strategies. This includes the potential collateral impacts upon other species of concern," warns Professor Shine. ...

Study finds most wars occur in Earth's richest biological regions

...ves, and timber harvesting that funded war chests in Liberia, Cambodia and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In those and countless other cases, the collateral damage of war harmed both the biological wealth of the region and the ability of people to live off of it. In addition, war refugees must hunt, gat...

Step out for PAD

...rounding smaller blood vessels in the area, called collateral blood flow. The researchers studied rats with a blocked femoral artery and found that collateral blood flow was much more effective in restoring no...that were put on regular exercise training. The collateral vessels themselves were larger and less prone to c...

Melatonin may save eyesight in inflammatory disease

... cataract, and protected the blood-ocular barrier integrity. Taken together, the data from Sande et al suggest that "melatonin, which lacks adverse collateral effects even at high doses, could be a promising resource in the management of uveitis. Alone or combined with corticosteroid therapy, the anti-infla...

Multiple disease-related research gets green light from the NIH

... found that fibrin staunches bleeding caused by protective immune cells as they rid the body of infected cells. In addition to protecting against this collateral damage caused by the immune system itself, Drs. Smiley and Johnson also discovered that fibrin suppresses the growth of some unhealthy bacteria. T...

Mouse model developed at UT Southwestern mimics hyperglycemia, aids in diabetes research

...process researchers use to kill beta cells is very targeted. "It creates very little inflammation, so we can eliminate specific cells with minimal collateral damage," he said. "The other nice aspect is that we can do it in a very dose-dependent way, so we can ablate, or kill, just a few cells, or we can abl...

Unique porous copper structure enables new generation of military micro-detonators

... a long-term strategy toward smarter weapons intended to reduce the risk of collateral damage. That will be possible, in part, because hundreds of fuzes, each ab...onality in medium-caliber and sub-munitions, improving results and reducing collateral damage. Development and implementation of the new fuze will also have en...

Raydiance collaborates with Rutgers, MTF to develop innovative tissue processing approaches

...on-intrusive sterilization techniques on donor skin and tendons to minimize collateral tissue damage while effectively removing viral or bacterial contamination. ...n method to effectively remove unwanted hair from donor tissue with minimal collateral tissue damage. ...
Collateral in Biological Technology

Reprints Desk Medical Reprint Service Now Available to Life Science Professionals on the Force.com AppExchange

...ials as a direct part of their workflow in the Force.com platform. With this service it's easy to leverage the full value of life sciences reprints as collateral that can educate clients and prospects." Reprints Desk, established in 2006, is a leading provider of reprint, eprint, and permission servic...

Reprints Desk Medical Reprint Service Now Available to Life Science Professionals on the Force.com AppExchange

...ials as a direct part of their workflow in the Force.com platform. With this service it's easy to leverage the full value of life sciences reprints as collateral that can educate clients and prospects." Reprints Desk, established in 2006, is a leading provider of reprint, eprint, and permission services...

Cardium Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Review Recent Developments and Future Plans for the Excellarate(TM) Clinical Development Program

...ed growth factor therapeutic designed for use by interventional cardiologists as a potential one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busi...

Shire begins the year with a strong performance

...A further gain of up to $8 million may be recognized in 2010 pending the release from escrow of cash and stock consideration held as collateral for warranties made on disposal. Owings Mills - After a comprehensive evaluation of its operations and strategic focus, Shire has dec...

Bionovo Announces Publication of Data on Active Compound and Mechanism of Action for Its Preclinical Cancer Treatment, BN108

... treatment of cancer. It is a drug that targets cell survival mechanisms, but it does it only in cancer cells. We anticipate it will have little to no collateral toxicity as is observed with all current cancer chemotherapy," said Isaac Cohen, chairman and CEO of Bionovo, Inc. "Bionovo is looking forward to ente...

VeraSun Energy Selects Valero as Successful Bidder for Seven Facilities

...the terms and conditions of any debtor-in-possession financing and any cash collateral order entered by the bankruptcy court in connection with the Company's chap... constraints set forth in existing debtor-in-possession financings and cash collateral orders; the Company's ability to obtain court approval with respect to moti...

Hebrew University scientist develop technique for eliminating reblockage of arteries

...ields cause permanent damage to the membranes and the consequent loss of cell stability. The electrical fields damage only the cell membranes, with no collateral damage to other structures in the treated area. While the phenomenon of irreversible electroporation was known for decades, a team led by Prof. Rubins...

Cardium Completes $3.5 Million Credit Facility

...d growth factor therapeutic developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busi...

Gene Therapy Field Advances With Important Clinical Findings Reported in the New England Journal of Medicine

...th factor therapeutic being developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busi...

Cardium Announces Retirement of Director

...th factor therapeutic being developed for potential use by interventional cardiologists as a one-time treatment to promote and stimulate the growth of collateral circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more information about Cardium Therapeutics and its busi...
Collateral in Biological Dictionary

Collateral

In lending agreements, collateral is a borrower's pledge of specific property to a lender, to secure repayment of a loan . The collateral serves as protection for a lender against a borrower's risk of default - that is, any borrower failing to pay the principal and interest under the te...
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