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All Intravascular Devices Pose Risk of Bloodstream Infection to Patients

All types of intravascular devices (IVDs) pose a risk of bloodstream infection to exposed hospitalized adult patients//, finds a study published in the September issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. What’s more, IVDs have become the leading cause of bloodstream infections in health care settings in th...

Are imaging features of hepatic angiomyolipoma related to its clinical setting?

...T features of hepatic angiomyolipoma are very characteristic, and correct diagnosis can be made in combination with clinical features. When coexisting intravascular lesions and hepatic angiomyolipomas are found in patients with TSC, LAM should be considered. ...

Minnesotans to Keynote Materials for Medical Devices Conference

...nnesota Cardiovascular Research Institute at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, will describe a potential breakthrough in the biocompatibility of intravascular devices. "The lack of a suitable prosthetic arterial conduit remains a major problem in clinical medicine today," he said. A solution is un...

Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman

...elerate its transition to a direct sales force in the market to support its intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Functional Measurement (FM) consoles and disposables,...lar and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be int...

Cardinal Health Foundation Awards $1 Million to Fund Patient Safety Initiatives

...Mich. Developing a Process to Medical Center Reduce Risk of intravascular Catheter- Related Infections in the Non-intensiv...

CPC Strengthens Foundation as a Closure Products Company with its Vertically Integrated Product Pipeline

... CPC is presently focused on the development and testing of the MedClose(TM) VCS, which is an internal puncture-closing system for use in percutaneous intravascular diagnostic and interventional procedures, and announced today it will alsi gueo design and develop new vascular closure applications based upon a broa...

CPC Files Patent for Synthetic Sealant for the MedClose(TM) Vascular Closure System (VCS)

...(TM) VCS. CPC is focused on the development and testing of the MedClose(TM) VCS, which is an internal puncture-closing system for use in percutaneous intravascular diagnostic and interventional procedures. In addition, CPC is focused on the development of its own synthetic sealant product line for various clinic...

Volcano Announces OCT Activities at EuroPCR 2009

...igned to facilitate endovascular procedures, enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers un...

Clinical Data & Innovation Will Shift PCI and CABG Procedures in Europe

...D than previously thought possible," says Anuk Karunaratne, Senior Analyst at MRG. "Innovations in PCI technology -- such as improved stent design and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) -- will enable treatment of more complicated cases and will allow PCI use to expand further into CABG territory, although it's unlik...

LightLab Imaging Introduces World's Highest Resolution OCT System for Intracoronary Imaging at EuroPCR 2009

...her intracoronary interventions." About LightLab OCT OCT generates intravascular images with a resolution up to 10 to 15 times greater than other clinically available imaging devices, including intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS). With its higher resolution, OCT may reduce observer vari...
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vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

...stenosis of 30%. The 6-month angiographic follow-up exam was performed per study protocol using a variety of imaging techniques: multi-slice CT, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), IVUS-virtual histology (IVUS-VH), angiography, and optical coherence tomography (OCT). Additional details on the SECRITT I study me...

Ongoing Landmark ROADMAP Study Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Blood Pressure Control at One Year, According to Blinded Results

...ended with BENICAR in elderly or in moderate to marked renal impairment*/hepatic dysfunction -- In patients with possible depletion of intravascular volume (eg, patients on diuretics, particularly with impaired renal function), BENICAR should be initiated under close medical supervision and conside...

New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

...ed with BENICAR in elderly or in moderate to marked renal impairment*/hepatic dysfunction -- In patients with possible depletion of intravascular volume (eg, patients on diuretics, particularly with impaired renal function), BENICAR should be initiated under close medical supervision and conside...

Abbott Advances Its Revolutionary Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent With Initiation of Next Phase of Clinical Trial

...rbable drug eluting stent, including successful deployment of the system. Other key endpoints of the study include imaging assessments by angiography, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), optical coherence tomography (OCT), and other state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive imaging modalities at six months, one year...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

...ea. Reduction in plaque area in treated arteries, corresponding to an increase in blood flow between six months and two years, as confirmed by intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and virtual histology. "Abbott's bioabsorbable stent may be a major breakthrough in the treatment of narrowed co...

FDA Approves LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection for Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) Sedation

...the standard or modified dosing regimen. -- Patients with compromised myocardial function, reduced vascular tone, or who have reduced intravascular volume may be at an increased risk for hypotension. -- Hypoxemia -- Hypoxemia was reported in 20/455 (4%) patients treated with ...

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

...-FirstCall/ -- Alsius Corporation (Nasdaq: ALUS ), the worldwide leader in intravascular temperature management (IVTM(TM)) therapies, today announced that four scie...surgical procedures. Alsius markets a comprehensive suite of catheter-based intravascular temperature management products that address the need for effective, accura...

12-Month ATLANTA Trial Data Show Sustained Benefit of Catania(TM) Stent in Treatment of De Novo Coronary Lesions

...graphic and procedural success rate in the ATLANTA Trial was 100 percent. Independent core laboratories analyzed quantitative coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) data for all patients immediately after stent implantation and at 6-month follow-up. Further analysis of 1,904 cross sections (19,02...

Volcano's VH(R) IVUS Technology Used in Imaging Study of GlaxoSmithKline's Novel Investigational Compound, Darapladib

...igned to facilitate endovascular procedures, enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers un...

VAP Cholesterol Test Helps Reveal Association Between Adiponectin Levels and Atherosclerosis

...d coronary atherosclerosis was confirmed using the expanded cholesterol profiling capabilities of the VAP Test plus an adiponectin assay as part of an intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) substudy of the Diabetes Genome Project. The single-center, prospective gene and biomarker banking registry was designed to collec...
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Dual Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters with Lumen; SPC-760

Description: These dual pressure sensor catheters incorporate a lumen for sampling/slow-speed injection, slow-speed injection/guide wire, or high-speed injection/guide wire. The model SPC-784A for high-speed injection has two laterally opposed lumen side openings and an open-end pigtail extension for use with a...
Company:Millar Instruments

Single Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; SPC-340S

Description: Millar Mikro-Tip pressure intravascular catheters provide a simple, efficient and highly accurate method of measuring pressures in the heart or cardiovascular system. These reusable, thromboresistant Mikro-Tip catheters are ideal for high fidelity pressure measurement. Standard catheters range in s...
Company:Millar Instruments

Single Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; SPC-340

Description: Millar Mikro-Tip pressure intravascular catheters provide a simple, efficient and highly accurate method of measuring pressures in the heart or cardiovascular system. These reusable, thromboresistant Mikro-Tip catheters are ideal for high fidelity pressure measurement. Standard catheters range in s...
Company:Millar Instruments

Dual Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; SPC-751

Description: Dual Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; Millar manufactures and markets a line of dual pressure sensor catheters for simultaneous high fidelity pressure measurements. These catheters are suitable for measuring pressure gradients across a valve, between chambers, or across a...
Company:Millar Instruments

Single Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; SPC-330A

Description: Millar Mikro-Tip pressure intravascular catheters provide a simple, efficient and highly accurate method of measuring pressures in the heart or cardiovascular system. These reusable, thromboresistant Mikro-Tip catheters are ideal for high fidelity pressure measurement. Standard catheters range in s...
Company:Millar Instruments

Single Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; SPC-330

Description: Millar Mikro-Tip pressure intravascular catheters provide a simple, efficient and highly accurate method of measuring pressures in the heart or cardiovascular system. These reusable, thromboresistant Mikro-Tip catheters are ideal for high fidelity pressure measurement. Standard catheters range in s...
Company:Millar Instruments

Single Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; SPC-320

Description: Millar Mikro-Tip pressure intravascular catheters provide a simple, efficient and highly accurate method of measuring pressures in the heart or cardiovascular system. These reusable, thromboresistant Mikro-Tip catheters are ideal for high fidelity pressure measurement. Standard catheters range in s...
Company:Millar Instruments

Single Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters; MPC-500

Description: Millar Mikro-Tip pressure intravascular catheters provide a simple, efficient and highly accurate method of measuring pressures in the heart or cardiovascular system. These reusable, thromboresistant Mikro-Tip catheters are ideal for high fidelity pressure measurement. Standard catheters range in s...
Company:Millar Instruments

Dual Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters with Lumen; SPC-784A

Description: These dual pressure sensor catheters incorporate a lumen for sampling/slow-speed injection, slow-speed injection/guide wire, or high-speed injection/guide wire. The model SPC-784A for high-speed injection has two laterally opposed lumen side openings and an open-end pigtail extension for use with a...
Company:Millar Instruments

Dual Pressure Sensor Intravascular Mikro-Tip Pressure Catheters with Lumen; SPC-780C

Description: These dual pressure sensor catheters incorporate a lumen for sampling/slow-speed injection, slow-speed injection/guide wire, or high-speed injection/guide wire. The model SPC-784A for high-speed injection has two laterally opposed lumen side openings and an open-end pigtail extension for use with a...
Company:Millar Instruments

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Intravascular in Medical Definition

Medical procedure

...raphy Echocardiography Ultrasonography Gynecologic ultrasonography Obstetric ultrasonography Contrast-enhanced ultrasound intravascular ultrasound Thermography Electrical impedance tomography Posturography Electroneuronography EEG topography Neuroimaging ...
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Thrombocyte

...lood test to evaluate, bleeding disorders, purpura/petechiae, drug induced thrombocytopenia, idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura, disseminated intravascular ... ...

Swan-Ganz

...ng of a thin tube (catheter) into the ... INTRODUCTION Flow-directed pulmonary artery (or Swan - Ganz ) catheters allow direct measurement of intravascular pressures in the right heart and pulmonary artery, as ... INTRODUCTION The flow-directed pulmonary artery catheter (ie, Swan - Ganz ...

Hemolysis

...ies of hemolysis often are categorized as acquired or hereditary. ... intravascular hemolysis results from the rupture or lysis of red blood cells ... If intravascular hemolysis continues, the hemoglobin dimers are in excess in ... Det...

Heart

...EN-i-tal) heart defect. Risk of Heart Disease Increases with Subsequent Treatments ... The Biochemistry of Heart Attacks. The Development of intravascular Ultrasound ... Consumer health resource center provides an overview of heart attacks and their causes, as well as symptoms and treatment. Se...

Fibrinogen

...ial ... Fibrinogen ... Excessive fibrinogen use (as in disseminated intravascular coagulation) Fibrinolysis ... Lack of fibrinogen production (acquired or ... and factors VII and ... Excessive fibrinogen use (as in disseminated intravascular coagulation) Fibrinolysis ... Lack of fibrinogen production (acquired or ...

Epinephrine

... surgery or to ... What should my health care professional know before I use epinephrine ? ... Epinephrine is routinely used as a marker for intravascular injection during ... Epinephrine administration caused a 20 +/- 4% (mean +/- SEM) increase in heart ... ...

DIC

... Disseminated intravascular coagulation ( DIC ), also known as consumptive coa...egories: Disambiguation pages ... Disseminated intravascular coagulation ( DIC ) begins with excessive clotting...... ... splenic HSA are in DIC (disseminated intravascular coagulation or ... common is DIC ? ... Treatment ...

Cardiac catheterization

... Part 1 Home " Imaging & Diagnosis " Cardiac Catheterization ... century, cardiac catheterization , or ... Cardiac Catheterization . intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) ... Patient ed on cardiac catheterization which involves passing ... Cardiac ... Coping with Cardiac Catheterization . ...
Intravascular in Biological News

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

...the hurdles facing each discipline. Talks will focus on the use of robots in pipelines and in medicine, taking a look inside well imaging compared to intravascular imaging, membranes and filters, and the use of nanotechnology across both industries, as well as other topics with potential crossover. Attendees wil...

12-month ATLANTA trial data show sustained benefit of Catania Stent

...graphic and procedural success rate in the ATLANTA Trial was 100 percent. Independent core laboratories analyzed quantitative coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) data for all patients immediately after stent implantation and at 6-month follow-up. Further analysis of 1,904 cross sections (19,0...

Study offers clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

...l be critical to improved understanding of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. In addition, he and his colleagues are gathering information on patients who have intravascular ultrasound during cardiac catheterization. This imaging test, in which a tiny ultrasound probe is threaded into the coronary arteries on the tip of a ...

Ultrathin films deliver DNA as possible gene therapy tool

... exactly where they could do the most good. Lynn, a UW-Madison professor of chemical and biological engineering, has used his nanoscale films to coat intravascular stents, small metal-mesh cylinders inserted during medical procedures to open blocked arteries. While similar in concept to currently available drug-...

Intensive statin therapy may partially reverse plaque build-up in arteries

...icant regression of atherosclerosis as measured by intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), a technique in which a tiny ult...(A Study To Evaluate the Effect of Rosuvastatin On intravascular Ultrasound-Derived Coronary Atheroma Burden [ASTER...d Australia. A total of 507 patients had baseline intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) examination and received 40 mg d...

Polymers with copper show promise for implanted sensors

...cells that flock to the site as part of the inflammatory response. A University of Michigan team that previously demonstrated improved accuracy with intravascular sensors that were coated with nitric oxide-releasing polymers has promising preliminary results with a new strategy: creating polymer coatings that ge...
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Topspin Medical Announces First Commercial Installation of the Cathamaran(TM) Intravascular MRI System

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TopSpin Medical, Inc. (TASE: TOPMD) announces first commercial installation of the Cathamaran(TM) Intravascular MRI System at ZOL Hospital, Genk, Belgium, with the first procedures performed on January 16th. "We are pleased to be the fir...

Baxter Receives 510(k) Clearance From FDA For V-Link With VitalShield, New Antimicrobial Intravascular Technology

Technology shown to kill 99.9% of specific common pathogens known to cause catheter-related blood stream infections, including MRSA DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Baxter Healthcare Corporation today announced that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Dru...

Clinical Study Findings Show Safety and Procedure Success for TopSpin IntraVascular MRI Catheter for the Coronary Arteries

Data Presented at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2007 Scientific Symposium TEL AVIV, Israel and WASHINGTON DC, October 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TopSpin Medical (TASE: TOPMD) announced today that the 30-day results from the multicenter prospective stud...

Volcano Corporation Presentation At Canaccord Adams Conference To Be Webcast

...igned to facilitate endovascular procedures, enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers un...

Volcano Corporation Schedules First Quarter Conference Call, Webcast

...igned to facilitate endovascular procedures, enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be intergraded directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers u...

Boston Scientific Launches New Coronary Imaging Catheter

...the deliverability of the Company's market-leading intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) technology, the iLab(R) Ultrasou...theter is a powerful tool for visualizing coronary intravascular pathology, especially in patients with complex cor...ients will help further solidify our leadership in intravascular ultrasound." The iCross Catheter features a ...

Volcano Corporation Presentation at Roth Capital Partners Conference to Be Webcast

...igned to facilitate endovascular procedures, enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers un...

Volcano Announces Closing of Axsun Technologies Acquisition

...igned to facilitate endovascular procedures, enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers un...

Volcano Corporation Presentation at J.P. Morgan Conference to be Webcast

...igned to facilitate endovascular procedures, enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into virtually any modern cath lab. Volcano IVUS offers un...

LightLab Imaging Leads Global Advancement of Intracoronary Imaging

...ntly increase the Company's leadership position in intravascular optical coherence tomography, or OCT. OCT is a ne...rietary technology to design, manufacture and sell intravascular OCT systems that aid interventional cardiologists ...ase. With a ten-fold higher resolution than intravascular ultrasound, OCT is poised to become the gold stand...
Intravascular in Biological Definition

Albumin

...red to collectively as globulin . Albumin is essential for maintaining the oncotic pressure needed for proper distribution of body fluids between intravascular compartments and body tissues. Albumin is negatively charged. The glomerular basement membrane is also negatively charged, this prevents the filtratio...
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B lymphocytes

...ertoire diversity, we have analysed size ... (CDR3) in naive and memory B lymphocytes isolated from patients before HSCT and ... In contrast, intravascular B lymphocytes have a much lower expression of activation markers. ... B lymphocytes were found in increased numbers in both the ... We ob...
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