MAQUET Cardiovascular Awarded New Contract by Novation
...n addition to intra-aortic balloon pump therapy solutions.
With a focus on coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, MAQUET has expertise in extracorporeal
circulation and integrates a system of oxygenators, catheters/cannulae, filtration and other advanced heart-lung machine components to optimize cardio...
Artificial liver may extend lives
... NEW YORK (May 26, 2009) -- The first artificial organ for liver patients that uses immortalized human liver cells, the extracorporeal
Liver Assist Device, or ELAD, is a bedside system that treats blood plasma, metabolizing toxins and synthesizing proteins just like a real liver does....
Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients
...ood to be circulated through tubing outside the body and are hence known as extracorporeal
circulation (EC) and have provided critical life support for millions of pa...dicine, Baltimore, MD. The study, entitled Cyclohexanone Contamination From extracorporeal
Circuits Impairs Cardiovascular Function, is published in the online editio...
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Opens Most Technologically Advanced NICU in World
...g parents into intensive care units for fragile infants. Rainbow researchers and physicians designed the jet ventilator in 1980 and helped pioneer the extracorporeal
membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center in 1987. Since the 90s, Neonatologists Dr. Avroy A. Fanaroff and Dr. Richard Martin, together with Dr. Michele Wals...
U.S. FDA Approves New THERAKOS(TM) CELLEX(TM) Photopheresis System
...tem is an easy-to-use, integrated system that uses extracorporeal
(outside the body) photopheresis (ECP), an innovat...ience, such as shorter treatment times and reduced extracorporeal
blood volume. The benefits of reduced risk of inf...chool of Medicine. "This new system requires less extracorporeal
blood volume at any one time, making it possible t...
Magnetic-anchor-guided endoscopic submucosal dissection shows promise for gastric cancer
...ng the endoscope in ESD. MAG-ESD, controlled by an extracorporeal
electromagnet, facilitates the standard ESD proced...porates the endoscope and the magnetic weight. The extracorporeal
magnetic control system includes a 35 cm extracorporeal
magnet whose movement is controlled by the up-down...
Avalon Laboratories receives FDA and European clearances to market 3 catheter devices
...lon Elite DLC is indicated for use as a single catheter for
simultaneous venous drainage and re-infusion of blood via the internal
jugular vein during extracorporeal
life support procedures. The DLC is
designed to increase the efficiency of blood gas exchange by draining
blood from both the upper and lower body whi...
Avalon Laboratories receives FDA and European clearances to market three catheter devices
...lon Elite DLC is indicated for use as a single catheter for simultaneous venous drainage and re-infusion of blood via the internal jugular vein during extracorporeal
life support procedures. The DLC is designed to increase the efficiency of blood gas exchange by draining blood from both the upper and lower body whi...
UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital gains international recognition for ECMO treatment
... The extracorporeal
Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Center at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies &...'s Hospital recently received the Excellence in Life Support Award from the extracorporeal
Life Support Organization (ELSO). The ELSO is an international consortium o...
Major North American breakthrough for dialysis patients
...talier de l'Universit de Montral (CHUM), have become the beneficiaries of a North American breakthrough: high efficacy hemodiafiltration (HDF).
blood purification technique, HDF is indicated for ESRD patients. Since the HDF unit was introduced in CHUM's Nephrology section, preliminary results ...
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ELAD(R) Liver Support System Study Initiated at Multiple U.S. Centers
...mized, controlled, multi-center, Phase 2 clinical trial that will study the extracorporeal
Liver Assist Device (ELAD) as a treatment for patients with Acute Liver Fai...iary in Beijing, China. VTI is developing the first human liver cell-based extracorporeal
Liver Assist Device (ELAD). ELAD could provide support for patients with s...
Arbios Receives Approval From the FDA to Initiate Pivotal Trial for SEPET(TM) Liver Assist Device
...he U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") of an
Investigational Device Exemption ("IDE") to begin the pivotal clinical
trial for SEPET(TM), Arbios' extracorporeal
(outside the body) liver assist
device for blood purification of acutely ill patients suffering from
chronic liver disease.
"We are pleased to have ...
Research Presented at ISHLT Shows Promise of Addressing Critical Organ Shortage and Better Organ Preservation
...n, Ayyaz Ali, F.R.C.S., Transplant Fellow from
Papworth, will provide a report regarding the potential for resuscitating
donor hearts from NHBDs using extracorporeal
perfusion, which in turn could
mean a larger portion of donor hearts being used to transplant patients who
need them (Abstract #143).
Arbios Receives Conditional Approval from the FDA to Initiate Pivotal Clinical Trial for SEPET(TM)
...he U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") of
an Investigational Device Exemption ("IDE") to begin the pivotal clinical
trial for SEPET(TM), Arbios' extracorporeal
(outside the body) artificial
liver assist device for blood purification of chronically ill patients
suffering from acute liver failure. Permission wa...
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Needle Holder and Grasper with Back Spring, dual-incision
Description:...c jaws offer a firm grasp while a self-retaining spring maintains hold on the needle. Use for grasping, applying endoloops, and driving needles during extracorporeal
Lap Disc Hand Access Device
Description:...edure, and for extraction of large specimens. It has applications in colorectal, urological and general surgical procedures. It is intended to provide extracorporeal
extension of pneumoperitoneum and abdominal access for the surgeon during laparoscopic surgery....
Description:... As part of a new modular Endourological Platform concept, the Sonolith Praktis combines the latest technology developped in extracorporeal
lithotripsy: electroconductivity, with a compact and innovative design. The Sonolith Praktis can easily be coupled with most of current X-Ray C-arms a...
Company:Technical Medical Systems
Description:...erience in the field of kidney stone lithotripsy and the successful implementation of the specific requirements to be met by orthopaedic apparatus for extracorporeal
shock wave therapy, as has been outlined above. The MINILITH SL1 is characterized by its compact size and astonishing mobility, which allow the system...
Company:KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc.
Dornier Compact Sigma
Description:...in. x 37 in. Simply roll it down the hall to a treatment room, plug it in, turn it on and begin.
The Dornier Compact Sigma is ideally suited for all extracorporeal
shock wave lithotripsy applications and consistently demonstrates an excellent stone-breaking ability, without the consumable costs of spark gap tech...
Features:... Facilitates safe and effortless extracorporeal
resection and organ removal Minimizes incision size Protects incision from wound contamination Maintains pneumo during hand and instrument excha...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
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Shock Wave Therapy or ESWT is best known for its uses in the treatment of kidney stones (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy).
In more recent ye...
membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
List of surgical instrum...
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Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the non-invasiv... stones that ... lithotripsy . The most common is extracorporeal
shock wave lithotripsy ... Lithotripsy ... The most common is extracorporeal
shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) ... Since litho...
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Device helps patients survive, regain function til transplant
...able console for the TAH-t that will permit patients to be discharged and live at home while awaiting heart transplantation.
The center also offers extracorporeal
membrane oxygenation (ECMO), the Thoratec and original HeartMate ventricular assist devices, the Novacor ventricular assist device, the Orqis and Tand...
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