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Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

BELGRADE, Serbia, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS:PK), http://www.htdsmedical.com announced that researchers in its Slavica BioChem division have reported results on experiments in which the potential beneficial effects of Hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) after tra...

Nonin Medical Announces FDA Clearance for its Next-Generation Regional Oximetry System

...ne 2009 at the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) conference in Milan, Italy, the innovative Model 7600 offers real-time monitoring of cerebral oxygenation for patients at risk of ischemia. Utilizing next-generation near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) -- Nonin's proprietary EQUANOX(TM) regional ox...

MAQUET Cardiovascular Awarded New Contract by Novation

...ABP) and Catheters. Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation therapy is used in situations when a heart's own cardiac output is insufficient to meet the oxygenation demands of the body, and additional mechanical support is necessary. "MAQUET has a strong portfolio of cardiovascular patient care products, and ...

Pulse Oximetry Entrenched as Standard-of-Care in Patient Monitoring, States Frost & Sullivan

... LONDON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse oximetry is often referred to as the fifth vital sign. The significance of continuous oxygenation monitoring in hospitals and other critical care settings cannot be doubted. Pulse oximetry technology has undergone considerable change over the past ...

Frequent Snoring in Pregnancy Could Signal Blood Sugar Trouble

...resented Thursday at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies annual meeting, in Seattle. "Snoring may be a sign of poor air flow and diminished oxygenation during sleep that can cause a cascade of events in your body," Facco explained. "This may activate your sympathetic nervous system, so your blood pres...

Snoring pregnant women at higher risk for gestational diabetes

...inberg School and a maternal and fetal medicine physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. "Snoring may be a sign of poor air flow and diminished oxygenation during sleep that can cause a cascade of events in your body," Facco said. "This may activate your sympathetic nervous system, so your blood pressu...

Masimo Debuts New Rad-8(R) Pulse Oximeter to Largest Gathering of Sleep Specialists From Around the World at SLEEP 2009

...and learning/memory problems--and, if left untreated, sleep apnea can be life-threatening.(1) Pulse oximetry is the standard method for assessing oxygenation in sleep testing and, as such, plays a critical role in treatment decisions, including whether to administer Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP...

Nonin Medical Introduces Next-Generation Regional Oximeter at Euroanaesthesia 2009

...instantaneous signal acquisition, improved accuracy and consistency during cerebral monitoring, the Model 7600 offers real-time management of cerebral oxygenation for patients at risk of ischemia. The Model 7600 integrates Nonin's EQUANOX(TM) near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) regional oximetry technology to...

Oxygen + MRI might help determine cancer therapy success, researchers find

...se to therapy." BOLD MRI has been used extensively in studying brain function, but the procedure has only recently begun to be used to assess blood oxygenation and vascular function in tumors. Physicians at UT Southwestern are already testing BOLD MRI in patients with cervical, prostate, and head and neck...

The Most Fragile Babies in the Nation's Capital Have a New Home

...the highest distinction available by the American Academy of Pediatrics. That ranking is conferred on NICUs that offer ECMO (extra corporeal membrane oxygenation or heart/lung bypass), among other cutting edge services. Advanced practices and excellent outcomes have earned Children's NICU a top 10 ranking by U...
Oxygenation in Medical Technology

New NIH-Funded Study Shows Masimo Rainbow SET(R) May Help Clinicians Assess Oxygenation in Children With Sickle Cell Disease

Study Presented at the American Thoracic Society by Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Confirms Accuracy and Clinical Value of Noninvasive SpCO(R) and SpMet(R) IRVINE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(T...

Sangart, Inc. Initiates Dosing in Phase II Study of Hemospan(R) in Chronic Critical Limb Ischemia

...atients suffering from CCLI, a debilitating condition that results from severely limited blood circulation to the legs. The primary endpoint is tissue oxygenation measured noninvasively. The goal of this study is to demonstrate that Hemospan can increase oxygen supply to severely compromised tissue, conclusive...

Biopure Announces 2007 Third Quarter Financial Results

...undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also continues to enroll patients. This trial is testing the hypothesis that Hemopure may improve oxygenation and heart function during times of coronary artery blockage. A revised protocol for the company's HEM-0125 50-patient Phase 2 trauma trial in South A...

Hemoglobin Testing at the Point of Care

... Since the level of blood oxygenation can be an essential element of patient assessment, measurement of hemoglobin levels in the clinical setting is often desirable. In keeping with the re...
Oxygenation in Medical Products

GEM® OPL™ Oxygenation Portable Laboratory

Description: The GEM OPL CO-Oximeter provides comprehensive oxygenation status in an easy-to-use, portable manner. The GEM OPL is the ideal solution for laboratory or point-of-care CO-Oximetry testing....
Company:Instrumentation Laboratory

AVOXimeter 4000

Description:... The AVOXimeter 4000 provides a fast, accurate assessment of patient oxygenation at the bedside. The AVOXimeters patented state-of-the-art optics yield ac...eter 4000 gives a comprehensive and complete assessment of the patients oxygenation status. The AVOXimeter 4000 is a portable, battery-powered system desi...
Company:ITC

Cardiocap/5

Description:...erating room, ambulatory surgery unit, induction room and PACU. The Cardiocap/5 offers full vital signs monitoring capabilities from the monitoring of oxygenation and circulation to advanced airway gas analysis and ventilation measurement with Patient Spirometry. Cardiocap/5 networking options extend the capabil...
Company:Datex-Ohmeda, Inc.

Capnomac Ultima

Description:...y that the proper volume per breath is being delivered, at the lowest possible pressure. Datex-Ohmeda's pulse oximetry option can greatly improve your oxygenation picture. The Capnomac Ultima is suitable for all sizes and ages of patients....
Company:Datex-Ohmeda, Inc.

HT-MegaGrowTM Shaking Incubator (20 x 96-well plate)

Description:...l floor shakers. Plate-holding cassettes allow for high plate capacity and sample number in a compact format. Furthermore, the combination of shaking, oxygenation and incubation provides for an extremely efficient growth system. Not available in US ...
Company:Bioneer

PF 5040 tcpO2/CO2 Unit

Description:...ic surgery. TcpO2 measurements usually require at least two or three sites to provide a good picture. The more sites that are assessed, the better the oxygenation picture....
Company:Perimed AB

CO2SMO-Capnograph/Pulse Oximeter

Features:... Capnograph: The CO 2 SMO is a lightweight, portable monitor which verifies critical ventilation and oxygenation information in virtually any clinical setting; from emergency hospital transport to continuous monitoring in the OR, ED, or ICU. Utilizes the CAPNO...
Company:Novametrix Medical Systems Inc.

Nellcor N-20PA Handheld Pulse Oximeter

Features:...ve boot cover. Long battery life: 32 hours. Audible/visible alarms and easy-to-see day/night display. Built-in printer to record patient oxygenation status. Compatible with Nellcor sensors. Available configuration for veterinary use: N-20PAV. ...
Company:Nellcor

S/5 iCentral

Features:...n, from other care areas or from the doctors office Centralized viewing of all vital clinical data, like alarms, waveforms, numerics, hemodynamic, oxygenation and ventilation calculation results, ventilator settings and anesthesia record keeping events Clinician does not miss a beat of information - up to...
Company:Datex-Ohmeda, Inc.

Roche OMNI S Blood Gas Analyzer

Features:... Roche OMNI S allows determination of the 18 most important Critical Care Parameter within less than 100 seconds. A complete picture regarding the oxygenation status of a patient (pH, PO2, PCO2, tHb, SO2) typically only requires a sample volume of less than 80 l. The extended CO-Ox Parameter panel allows th...
Company:Roche Diagnostics
Oxygenation in Medical Definition

Medical procedure

...rocedures Precordial thump Politzerization Hemodialysis Hemofiltration Plasmapheresis Apheresis Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Cancer immunotherapy Cancer vaccine Cervical conization Chemotherapy Cytoluminescent therapy Insulin potentiation thera...

High Frequency Ventilation

...50 breaths per minute) and very small tidal volumes (usually below anatomical dead space ). The primary goal of HFV is to achieve ventilation and oxygenation at a reduced risk of ventilator induced lung injury (VILI). This is commonly referred to as lung protective ventilation . Contents ...
Oxygenation in Medical Dictionary

Blue Baby

...colors. ... blue baby n. An infant born with cyanosis as a result of a congenital cardiac or pulmonary defect that causes inadequate oxygenation of the baby blue n. A very light to very pale greenish or purplish blue . ... For other uses, see Baby blue (disambiguation) ... The colo...
Oxygenation in Biological News

Scholar unconvinced new lie-detection methods better than old ones

...ner." The second common assumption, she said, is that "when you look at the body and get some kind of information whether it's pulse rate or blood oxygenation level dependent (BOLD) signals, or whatever it is that each is measuring that somehow you're able to see the body in action without needing any inter...

US Air Force grant targets medical evacuation procedures

... research. Researchers will continue to look at the effect of flight timing and altitude on the patient's inflammatory response but also monitor blood oxygenation levels and intracranial pressure. Three areas have been shown to increase brain tissue loss and increase mortality in head injured patients: lack ...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

... Early Jurassic period, and that these conditions persisted for approximately 200,000 years. The authors also demonstrate that the changes in seawater oxygenation at that time were periodic and were coupled with regular, large-scale fluctuations in the global carbon cycle. The precise relationships between the v...

Food for thought: delivering the promise of food processing

...s have had their life extended two- or three-fold. A similar approach is used in the packaging of meat, where gas is pumped into packaging, reducing oxygenation of the meats pigments, extending its shelf life. But todays food scientists have to consider more than just the use-by-date. Europeans want food th...

Researchers detect hint of oxygen 50 to 100 million years earlier than first believed

...rface. Their analysis of the sulfur also confirmed that the world changed briefly but importantly 2.5 billion years ago, presaging the life-affirming oxygenation of the atmosphere 100 million years later. We were surprised to see evidence of increasing oxygen in rocks so old, Lyons said. And the fact that t...

Device helps patients survive, regain function til transplant

...-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 TandemHeart devices that ...

Catching cancer's spread by watching hemoglobin

...tween oxygen-carrying hemoglobin (oxyhemoglobin) and oxygen-lacking hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin). This is important for monitoring tumors, because the oxygenation state around cancerous tissue and the size and density of blood vessels around the tumor can provide a lot of information about the progression of a t...

Study shows pine bark naturally decreases severe chronic venous insufficiency

... CO2, suggesting a considerable improvement in blood circulation to the legs. DaflonĀ®, in contrast, did not yield any significant effect on the tissue oxygenation and apparently does not improve blood circulation to the legs. "Interestingly, this study demonstrated that supplementation with a very high d...

Alternatives to the use of nitrate as a fertiliser

...onmental problems such as the contamination of water or the degradation of the ozone layer. There are also health problems such as deficiencies in the oxygenation of blood in breast-feeding mothers or the accumulation of nitrosamines, substances that are said to be cancerous, in the adult stomach. This is why it...

Botox could help target resistant tumors for treatment

...nts. "In contrast, pro-vascular approaches increase tumor perfusion and oxygenation temporarily." While chemotherapy and radiation treatments have remained...lly open the gate to improved tumor perfusion by chemotherapeutic drugs and oxygenation that enhances radiotherapy. The scientists used two tumor models, one f...
Oxygenation in Biological Technology

Spectros T-Stat Tissue Oximeter Clinical Studies Presented at PAS (Pediatric Academic Societies') Conference

... in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The first abstract was titled, "Visible Light Spectroscopy (VLS) for Detecting Alterations in Tissue oxygenation with PRBC Transfusion in Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) Neonates." The authors noted, "VLS is an easy to use and noninvasive method of assessment of ti...

Five New Clinical Studies Show Value of Masimo PVI & PI

...clinicians with the first-and-only technology for real-time and noninvasive oxygen content (SpOC(TM)) monitoring, providing a more complete picture of oxygenation status and potentially allowing earlier indication of when a patient crosses the threshold into a critical oxygen deficit. The following studies wil...

Circassia Acquires North American and Japanese Rights to Dopexamine

... ToleroCare(R), which Circassia has recently patented, combines the use of dopexamine with the administration of intra-venous fluids to improve tissue oxygenation levels during the recovery period after surgery. The precise use of fluids and dopexamine is based on carefully defined parameters such as heart strok...

Sangart, Inc. Completes Enrollment in Second Phase III Study of Hemospan, a Novel Oxygen Transport Agent

...tensive preclinical efficacy studies and earlier clinical trials indicate that Hemospan's novel oxygen delivery mechanism has the potential to enhance oxygenation of ischemic tissues and may provide a safe and effective alternative to blood transfusion, especially when blood is not immediately available. About...

JCI table of contents: April 22, 2008

...tment approach for tumors and other diseases as well as to monitor responses to treatment. TITLE: Low-field paramagnetic resonance imaging of tumor oxygenation and glycolytic activity in mice AUTHOR CONTACT: Murali C. Krishna National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Phone: (301) 496-7511,...

Physicists discover gold can be magnetic on the nanoscale

...e-dimensional one to a planar flat structure. In another paper, they relate their discovery that gold in this size regime can be made magnetic through oxygenation of gold nanowires. They also found that up to a certain length, oxygenated gold nanowires behave as a conducting metal, but beyond that, they become i...

SPO Medical Announces Major Sales Milestone

...dical market and is sold primarily to homecare users as well as to hospitals, physicians and emergency care facilities to monitor heart rate and blood oxygenation levels. The PulseOx 7500(TM) device is sold to physicians and sleep clinics primarily for pre-screening of sleep apnea; a medical condition with fast ...

Oridion Launches its Fully Integrated Remote Monitoring System and SARA Software for Improved Patient Safety

...ring, is the only fully integrated ventilation and oxygenation remote patient monitoring system that directly res...(APSF) recommendation for improved ventilation and oxygenation monitoring for patients receiving patient controll...ns have the benefit of closely monitoring not just oxygenation status (oxygen carried in the blood), but also the...

Masimo Launches Patient SafetyNet and Showcases the Rainbow SET Upgradable Noninvasive Monitoring Platform at 2007 ASA Annual Meeting

... reliable alarms and alerts that can be trusted to reflect a patient's true oxygenation status. This accuracy and reliability enables clinicians on general care fl...T technology, clinicians can more accurately determine their patients' true oxygenation status by measuring levels of SpMet and SpCO in the blood, two potentially ...

Computer Card Supports Solo Doctor

...nel electrocardiograph heart monitors. SpirOxCard is the only combination spirometer/pulse oximeter. It measures pulmonary function and monitors blood oxygenation with one computer card device. "When I want to monitor a patient's heart or test their lung function, for initial diagnosis or follow-up, it's ea...
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