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Germgard's New Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument Sterilizer Achieves Total Cycle Time of Three Minutes

...ngle cycle. Germgard continues to optimize the process, confidently expecting no more than an unprecedented double cycle of six minutes total time for lumen devices such as endoscopes and for Prion inactivation on neurological tools. Reduced cycle time and room-temperature sterilization are importan...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...s the rapid-exchange guide wire lumen; a concealed lumen that dramatically simplifies over-the-wire cathete... time-consuming process. The hidden rapid-exchange lumen of the DrainEx™ catheter is a unique feature... replace an occluded catheter. This rapid-exchange lumen is a truly innovative concept that represents a su...

New DrainEx(TM) Catheter Simplifies Insertion and Replacement

...s the rapid-exchange guide wire lumen; a concealed lumen that dramatically simplifies over-the-wire cathete... time-consuming process. The hidden rapid-exchange lumen of the DrainEx™ catheter is a unique feature... replace an occluded catheter. This rapid-exchange lumen is a truly innovative concept that represents a su...

NOSCAR(R) Increases NOTES(R) Research with Olympus Medical Systems Corporation Grant

...in a minimally invasive fashion. These trends have set the stage for the development of even less invasive methods to treat conditions in both the gut lumen and in the peritoneal cavity. It seems feasible that major intraperitoneal surgery may one day be performed without skin incisions. The natural orific...

NOSCAR(R) Announces NOTES(R) Multicenter Human Trials in the U.S.

...in a minimally invasive fashion. These trends have set the stage for the development of even less invasive methods to treat conditions in both the gut lumen and in the peritoneal cavity. It seems feasible that major intraperitoneal surgery may one day be performed without skin incisions. The natural orific...

Frost & Sullivan European Gastroenterology Technology Implementation of the Year Award Bestowed on Crospon

...ard," is presented to Ireland-based Crospon for successfully using the impedance planimetry technique in its novel EndoFLIP(R) (endoluminal functional lumen imaging probe) imaging system. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) "With EndoFLIP(R), Crospon has addressed the u...
Lumen in Medical Technology

Patient Receives vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield in First-Ever Vulnerable Plaque Clinical Trial

...ional College of Angiology. Recent studies have shown that most "culprit" lesions in heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions (MI) narrow the vessel lumen by less than 50% prior to the infarct, and only 15% of acute, or sudden, MIs arise from lesions that are more than 60% narrowed on a previous angiogra...

Pivotal Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Study Published in The Lancet Concludes That Bosentan (Tracleer(R)) Demonstrates Benefits in Patients With Mildly Symptomatic WHO Functional Class II Disease

...in the underlying vasculopathy in SSc. DUs can be a frequent, persistent and debilitating complication of SSc. They are caused by a reduction in the lumen of small bloody vessels that decreases blood flow to the fingers and toes causing open sores. DUs are painful, with a debilitating impact on patients'...

New Study Shows BENICAR(R) (olmesartan medoxomil) Reverses Blood Vessel Damage Independent of Blood Pressure Lowering

... blockade of angiotensin II, improved the structure abnormalities of resistance arteries in patients with hypertension as measured by arterial wall to lumen ratio (W/L), returning arterial architecture to normal levels after one year of treatment. This protective effect was not seen with the comparator age...

Atrium Medical Corporation Announces First Implant of First-in-Man CINATRA(TM) Voclosporin Coated Coronary Stent

...dition to drug coated stent performance, will be assessed by measuring Late lumen Loss, in-stent and in-segment lumen loss measurements at six months following implantation. After many years ...

Prescient Medical, Inc. Achieves Successful Clinical Debut of vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield

...ond patient, an 80% occlusion in the middle of the left anterior descending (LAD) branch required pre-dilatation with a 2.5 x 9 mm balloon. Additional lumen gain was achieved by Shield placement and post-dilatation, again achieving restoration of blood flow distal to the treated segment. The third patien...

Multi-Center Patient Registry Supports Safety and Clinical Utility of Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System

...System is the first single-use direct visualization system that requires only a single physician operator and provides four-way steerability in a four lumen single-use catheter. The catheter provides two dedicated irrigation channels in addition to a 1.2 mm working channel through which diagnostic and ther...
Lumen in Medical Products

DLP Dual Lumen Aortic Root Cannulae with Vent Line

Description: This cannula's patented tip allows the simultaneous infusion of cardioplegia and aspiration of air from the aorta...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

Steri-Cath® Closed Ventilation Single Lumen Suction Systems

Description: Steri-Cath® systems are available with a single lumen or dual lumen catheter. Full kits contain a swivel, MDI adapter. Trac-Wedge™ device, and patient label with day-of-the-week stickers. Economy kits include a patient label. Dual swivel elbow kits do not include the MDI adapter. All P...
Company:Portex

Silbroncho® Silicone Double Lumen Tube (For Left Bronchus)

Description: Silbroncho is a double lumen tube made of silicone rubber with a wire reinforced endobronchial tube tip. Due to the characteristics of silicone rubber, Silbronco is soft and less traumatic to the patient at insertion. Furthermore, the tube will not soften like PVC tubes, which makes Silbronco su...
Company:Vitaid

Dual Lumen Flexi-Tip® Catheter

Description: Used for the injection of contrast medium, anesthetic gel, and/or safety wire placement. The dual lumen design eliminates the need for multiple catheterizations. The Flexi-Tip catheter is designed to promote atraumatic passage into and through the ureter. AQ is a microthin layer of hydrophilic poly...
Company:Cook Urological

Dual Lumen Ureteral Access Catheter

Description: Used for the injection of contrast medium, anesthetic gel, and/or safety wire placement. The dual lumen design eliminates the need for multiple catheterizations. The Flexi-Tip catheter is designed to promote atraumatic passage into and through the ureter. AQ is a microthin layer of hydrophilic poly...
Company:Cook Urological

Luma-Cath Lumen Diagnostic Mapping Catheters Fixed and Steerable Curves

Description: Fixed and steerable lumen diagnostic mapping catheters are offered in a variety of catheter configurations...
Company:Irvine Biomedical Inc.

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Lumen in Medical Dictionary

Swan-Ganz

...to monitor ... Swan - Ganz Catheters. CCOmbo Volumetrics. Vigilance Monitors. CCOmbo. No Latex ... The Swan - Ganz VIP catheter has an extra lumen with proximal port (30 cm) for ... Swan - Ganz Catheters. CCOmbo Volumetrics. Vigilance Monitors. CCOmbo. No Latex ... Swan - Ganz Control...

Pleuritis

...a region of lungs. ... This information is approved and/or reviewed by U-M ... Pleurisy is also called pleuritis . ... In early development, the lumen (center) of the esophagus ... Pleurisy and Pleuritis . Pleurisy and Pleuritis . Polio. Presbycusis. Psoriasis. Pulmonary Embolism ... Crohn's ...

Immunoglobulin

...ucosal immunity. More IgA is produced in mucosal linings than all other types of antibody combined; between 3 and 5g is secreted into the intestinal lumen each... immunoglobulin n. ( Abbr. Ig ) Any of a group of large glycoproteins that are secreted by plasma cells and that function as antibodies...

Esophageal stricture

...1) intrinsic diseases that narrow the esophageal lumen ... Benign esophageal stricture is a narro...geal stricture is a pathologic narrowing of the lumen that may develop ... visualization beyond the str...ion. and significant reduction of the esophageal lumen ... Determination of the type of esophageal str...
Lumen in Biological News

Cells use import machinery to export their goods as well

...ing else going on inside the cell." For the first time, Jaiswal was able to observe individual post-Golgi vesicles as they deliver cargo in their lumen and cargo carried in the membrane shell that surrounds the vesicle. This ability revealed behaviors that were not expected. The researchers showed ...

LSUHSC awarded patent for compound inhibiting cancer and other diseases

...lanoma, breast, and lung carcinomas. "This patent was based on the observation that lipid droplets are critical to the formation of the lumen of the blood vessels. By removing these fat droplets from the developing blood vessel we feel that we will be able to control the growth of new blood ...

Anti-tumor therapy with endoscopic ultrasound may fight cancer more safely and effectively

...t the digestive tract and the surrounding tissue and organs. A more advanced form of EUS, called curvilinear EUS, allows doctors to operate within the lumen of the gut while at the same time detect, biopsy and treat lesions and tumors that lie outside the intestinal wall. This technique is particularly use...

Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2008

...e best candidates for biofuel. To do this, researchers will measure many traits related to ethanol production, including cellulose and lignin content, lumen diameter, cell wall thickness and cell diameter for hundreds of trees. This information is necessary to establish the best strategy to efficiently con...

Bee disease a mystery

..., enabling the virus particles to be located. There was no evidence of virus replication within the cells of the mite; the virus was found only in the lumen of the gut, suggesting it was merely eaten. "The presence of deformed wing virus in large amounts in mite faeces suggests it is picked up during fe...

The Lancet publishes first clinical trial data of a fully bioabsorbable drug eluting stent

...deling." At 6 months, the overall MACE rate in the ABSORB trial was 3.3 percent (one patient, n=30) and late loss, a measure of reduction in vessel lumen diameter after stenting, was 0.44 mm. At one year, the overall MACE rate in the ABSORB trial was consistent with results at 6 months (one patient, 3.3...
Lumen in Biological Technology

Acorn Acquisition Corp Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Lumen Medical Inc.

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acorn Acquisition Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACAQ), a shell company, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Lumen Medical Inc., the owner of 51% of PulmoScience Inc., a development stage biotechnology company that is dev...

FlowCardia, Inc. Appoints Chris Barys to Chief Operating Officer

...eripheral and coronary interventionalists to recanalize CTOs in the central lumen of the artery, allowing physicians to treat patients more definitively with...s high-frequency, mechanical vibration to cross the blockage in the central lumen of the coronary or peripheral artery. Once the CROSSER Catheter passes thr...

CorNova(R) Expands Management Team with Appointment of Robert Gallahue as Chief Financial Officer

...dure time, cost and patient risk. The company's FiberHalo(TM) stent deployment and post-dilatation balloon catheter is designed for stent deployment, lumen area measurement and post-dilatation to be performed with a single catheter. CorNova(R) is also developing a pre-dilatation form of the FiberHalo tha...

Terumo Interventional Systems Launches a Complete Line of Coronary Diagnostic Catheters

...er to use when performance matters." With its double-braided stainless steel mesh middle layer for superior (1:1) torque control and its large lumen for high flow of contrast, the Optitorque's construction is the key to its performance. For more information, customers can contact Terumo Int...

Replidyne and Cardiovascular Systems Sign Merger Agreement

... rotates faster and centrifugal force causes the crown to orbit, creating a lumen with a diameter that is approximately twice the diameter of the device. By giving physicians the ability to create different lumen diameters by changing rotational speed, the Diamondback 360 degrees can red...

Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System to Be Prominently Featured at Digestive Disease Week(R)

...System is the first single-use direct visualization system that requires only a single physician operator and provides four-way steerability in a four lumen single-use catheter. The catheter provides two dedicated irrigation channels in addition to a 1.2 mm working channel through which diagnostic and ther...
Lumen in Biological Products

Ubiquitin Fraction I Extract from GeneTex

Description:...nit complexes. The 19S regulatory subunits recognize ubiquitinated proteins and play an essential role in unfolding and translocating targets into the lumen of the 20S subunit. An enzymatic cascade is responsible for the attachment of multiple ubiquitin molecules to lysine residues of proteins targeted for...
Company:GeneTex

IRS Extract from GeneTex

Description:...nit complexes. The 19S regulatory subunits recognize ubiquitinated proteins and play an essential role in unfolding and translocating targets into the lumen of the 20S subunit. An enzymatic cascade is responsible for the attachment of multiple ubiquitin molecules to lysine residues of proteins targeted for...
Company:GeneTex

26S Proteasome Fraction Extract from GeneTex

Description:...nit complexes. The 19S regulatory subunits recognize ubiquitinated proteins and play an essential role in unfolding and translocating targets into the lumen of the 20S subunit. An enzymatic cascade is responsible for the attachment of multiple ubiquitin molecules to lysine residues of proteins targeted for...
Company:GeneTex

Ubiquitin Fraction I from ABR-Affinity BioReagents

Description:...it complexes. The 19S regulatory subunits recognize ubiquitinated proteins and play an essential role in unfolding and translocating targets into the lumen of the 20S subunit. An enzymatic cascade is responsible for the attachment of multiple ubiquitin molecules to lysine residues of proteins targeted fo...
Company:ABR-Affinity BioReagents

Ubiquitin/Proteasome Fraction II Extract from GeneTex

Description:...nit complexes. The 19S regulatory subunits recognize ubiquitinated proteins and play an essential role in unfolding and translocating targets into the lumen of the 20S subunit. An enzymatic cascade is responsible for the attachment of multiple ubiquitin molecules to lysine residues of proteins targeted for...
Company:GeneTex

26S Proteasome Fraction Extract from GeneTex

Description:...nit complexes. The 19S regulatory subunits recognize ubiquitinated proteins and play an essential role in unfolding and translocating targets into the lumen of the 20S subunit. An enzymatic cascade is responsible for the attachment of multiple ubiquitin molecules to lysine residues of proteins targeted for...
Company:GeneTex
Lumen in Biological Definition

Cell nucleus

...smic reticulum (RER) and may be studded with ribosomes . The space between the two membranes (called the "perinuclear space") is continuous with the lumen of the RER. Drawing of nucleus and the endoplasmic reticulum . (1) Nuclear envelope . (2) Ribosomes . (3) Nuclear pore complexes. (4) Nu...

Disulfide bond

...e bonds also play a significant role in the vulcanization of rubber . In eukaryotes In eukaryotic cells, disulfide bonds are formed in the lumen of the RER (rough endoplasmic reticulum) but not in the cytosol . Thus disulfide bonds are found only in secretory proteins, lysosomal proteins, an...

Golgi apparatus

... The transport vesicles from the ER fuse with the cis face of the Golgi apparatus (to the cisternae) and empty their protein content into the Golgi lumen . The proteins are then transported through the medial region towards the trans face and are modified on their way. The transport mechanism itself ...

Muscle

...rgan, from the skin (in which it controls erection of body hair) to the blood vessels and digestive tract (in which it controls the caliber of a lumen and peristalsis ). Physiology See also muscle contraction The three types of muscle have significant differences, but all use the moveme...

Spermatogenesis

...t provides support for the developing sperm cells - moving them towards the lumen of the semiferous tubule as they develop until maturity when they are relea...nally become mature testicular spermatozoa. They are then released into the lumen of the seminiferous tubule and travel with fluid from the testis into the ...
Lumen in Biological Dictionary

Lumen

The lumen (symbol: lm) is the SI unit of luminous flux, a measure of the perceived power of light. Luminous flux differs from radiant flux, the measure of the total power of light emitted, in that luminous flux is adjusted to reflect the varying sensitivity of the human... Lumen (anatomy)...

Tracheae

...ay 8–20 eggs. ... The tracheae are separated out, cleared with 8% potassium ... The tracheae are long cylindrical dead cells. ... a spacious lumen that extends throughout the length of the trachea . ... Xylem Tracheae , vessel element in LS ... The honey bee tracheal mite, Acarapis woodi (R...

Rough ER

...esis. ... What would happen to rough endoplasmic reticulum proteins if this process were blocked? ... How do proteins translocate into the lumen of the rough endoplasmic reticulum ? What is different about the protein that is destined for the rough endoplasmic reticulum ? ... There ...

Photolysis

...ight Dependent Reactions ... Photolysis involves a poorly understood proteins associated with photosystem II. ... Photolysis occurs on the lumen side of the thylakoid membrane. ... However, photolysis and noncyclic electron flow do not generate enough of a pH gradient. ... Information a...

Nucleus

... and encyclopedia. ... b. See galactic nucleus . ... cell nucleus , karyon ... The nucleus is enveloped by a pair of membranes enclosing a lumen that is ... the DNA of the nucleus with its associated proteins ... Import into the nucleus ... The largest and most clearly visible of the ...

Muscularis

...gy at BU 11601ooa - "Muscle Tissue: smooth muscle, muscularis externa" ... Mucosa ( Muscularis mucosa, Lamina propria, Epithelium) · lumen ... Muscularis Muscularis can refer to: Muscularis mucosae Muscularis externa This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the...
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