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Innovative Self Locking Threaded Fasteners Provide New Electrical Design Options

Unique thread locking self locking fasteners are helping the electrical industry combat vibration and thread loosening in soft materials like copper, enhancing reliability and design innovation. (PRWEB) July 2, 2008 -- For electrical engineers combating seismic, shippin...

'Here Comes the Sun': Celebrity Equinox Named in Southampton

...took the stage by surprise to Barough, and both joined Fain to cut the ribbon - symbolically, pink, in recognition of breast cancer causes. The ribbon threaded through the ship, ultimately releasing a large bottle of champagne that crashed against the stack atop the ship, signifying the official naming of the...

Ongoing Study Shows That Endovascular Therapy is Associated With High Cure Rate for Childhood Eye Cancer

...bin, the study was initiated in 2006 to determine if chemotherapy delivered through endovascular methods (through a catheter inserted in the groin and threaded up through the vessels to the site of the tumor), otherwise known as chemosurgery, would produce better outcomes for retinoblastoma patients, includin...

Providence Tarzana Surgeon First in U.S. to Use New State-of-the-Art Imaging Tool

...age on screen is critical in such minimally-invasive surgeries that involve placing a thin catheter into a small incision near the groin. Dr. Nassoura threaded the stent through the catheter and, with his eyes on the new screen, implanted it to wedge open the carotid, which carries blood to the brain. In this...

Treatment Option Shortens Path to Pregnancy

...gonadotropin-stimulated IUI cycles, then up to six cycles of in vitro fertilization (IVF). IUI is a procedure in which a thin, flexible catheter is threaded through the cervix and used to inject washed sperm directly into the uterus. In IVF, egg and sperm are joined outside the uterus in a petri dish, and ...

Schneider Introduces APO-Xenoplan 2.0/24mm Lens, Specially Designed for Kodak 4 MP Sensors Having Microlenses

... Schneider filters improve performance in many applications Schneider UV, IR, Polarizing, Neutral Density and Color filters are available with threaded mounts for easy and quick attachment to all types of lenses. The Polarizing filters have new rotating mounts that allow fast and accurate alignment of...

Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Alzheimer's Disease

...ndition, it takes a number of years to see if it makes a difference," Day said. One aggressive therapy is catheter ablation, in which a catheter is threaded into the heart to cauterize the area where atrial fibrillation originates, he said. "We should have a pretty good idea over the next few years whet...

Occlutech Obtains CE Mark for the new Generation PFO & ASD Occluders

...ASD and PFO occluders, the Figulla Flex. The Figulla Flex ASD and PFO occluders encompass a new innovative delivery system, making the use of a threaded hub unnecessary. The implantation of the occluder is facilitated by the ability of the delivery system to allow a 45 degree angle before release. ...

KMSI Announces KMx Update That Provides eLearning, Knowledge Management and Collaboration Tools for Apple iPhone and Other Mobile Devices

...ith the KMx 5.3 release. Collaboration features include mobile chat rooms, threaded discussion boards, surveys, performance evaluations, a searchable knowledge... peer reviews, provide instant access to company experts via chat rooms and threaded discussion forums, and deliver a robust content repository for just-in-time...

St. Mary Medical Center Opens New Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs Reaffirming Role as a Regional Leader in Cardiovascular Medicine

...rotid artery, a major supplier of blood to the brain. Amplatzer Closure - Inserted through a catheter in a leg vein, the amplatzer closer is threaded through the inferior vena cava to the heart in order to close patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects. Once the device is positioned, it is un...
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Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

...vascular therapy (performed by neurointerventional specialists who use drugs or mechanical devices inserted through a catheter or narrow tube that is threaded up through the vessels directly to the problem site to dispel the clot) could potentially be utilized successfully in these patients. "As we ...

Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

...dovascular (or "through the blood vessel") means. The procedure is accomplished through a catheter or narrow tube that is inserted into the groin and threaded up through the arteries directly to the problem site in the brain. The coils, or mesh wires, are then inserted into the aneurysm in order to prevent t...

Advocate Christ Medical Center Using Glue-Like Liquid to Seal Off Brain Aneurysms

...t side of a patient's head. Called Onyx(R)HD 500, the glue-like liquid is delivered through a micro-catheter, a thin, tube-like device that has been threaded through a patient's blood vessels to the site of the aneurysm. The liquid, which hardens upon contact with blood and other body fluids, is used to fil...

Edwards Lifesciences Announces First Implants in U.S. Study of Minimally-Invasive Pulmonic Valve

...atheter valve replacement procedure, the Edwards SAPIEN bovine pericardial valve is compressed onto a balloon to the approximate diameter of a pencil, threaded through the patient's circulatory system from the leg using the RetroFlex transfemoral delivery system and deployed across the patient's pulmonary val...

Stenting Techniques Vie in Branchpoint Lesions

... Gunnes, MD, Feiring Klinikken, Feiring, Norway, will compare the "culotte" and "crush" techniques. With the culotte technique, two similar stents are threaded into the diseased artery. One is positioned in the main artery and the other in the side branch, so that the two stents overlap in the main artery bef...

New Localized Cancer Treatment for Advanced Retinoblastoma Saves Children From Having Eyes Removed, Restores Vision in Some Cases

...atment is performed with the child asleep (under general anesthesia). An artery is punctured at the groin and a microcatheter (a tiny plastic tube) is threaded up into the artery of the affected eye. The chemotherapy drug, Melphalan, is injected, so the eye receives a large dose of the drug while the rest of ...

New Study Proves That Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Treatment Yields Successful Long-Term Results

...d minimally invasive means. Coiling and other treatments are achieved by working through a catheter or narrow tube that is inserted into the groin and threaded up through the arteries directly to the problem site in the brain. Approximately 2 million people in the United States have an unruptured aneurysm. I...
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INTER FIX and INTER FIX RP Threaded Fusion Devices

Description: The INTER FIX and INTER FIX RP Threaded Fusion Devices are designed to maximize both the porosity and strength of the implant. Both the INTER FIX and INTER FIX RP Threaded Fusion devices combine the features and benefits in both standard and reduced profile design....
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Ray Threaded Fusion Cage

Description: The Ray Threaded Fusion Cage is a proven interbody* device with ten years of clinical success (including IDE). This device is a hollow threaded cylinder with fenestrations to allow bone-to-bone contact. In providing this contact the device promotes spinal fusion by producing an optimal fusion envir...
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Clear-Trac Threaded Cannula with Cannulated Obturator

Description: Threaded cannula with cannulated obturator for use with Acufex Suture Punch; sterile packs, box of 10....
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Clear-Trac Threaded Cannula

Description: Threaded cannula for use with Suretac® II, sterile packs, box of 10....
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TACIT Threaded Anchors

Description: The TACIT Threaded Anchor and QUICKANCHOR systems are used in craniofacial and hand procedures to allow easy, secure tissue reattachment and tension - free suspension. The small size facilitates precise anatomical fixation of soft tissues to bone. Features...
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

FASTIN Threaded Anchors and Instrumentation

Description: FASTIN Threaded Anchors The FASTIN Threaded Anchors (3.0mm) are ideal for soft tissue reattachment to bone in a wide range of surgical applications. The FASTIN threaded anchor technology offers simple and quick insertion into a variety of surgical sites. If you need a threaded anchor that is both c...
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FASTIN RC Threaded Anchor

Description: FASTIN RC is a threaded titanium anchor, specifically designed for rotator cuff procedures. The anchor features wide threads and a small core to optimize bone purchase, as well as independent suture channels to prevent suture binding. Fastin RC is a single-step insertion anchor....
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3.0 mm Cannulated Screw and Threaded Washer

Description: The 3.0 mm Cannulated Screw can be used with or without threaded washer. Uses 1.1 mm threaded or non-threaded guide wire. The Threaded Washer provides a recessed internal buttress which allows the screw to be buried beneath the articular surface....
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MD Series Threaded Bone Dowels

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Steinman Pins, Threaded

Description: Stainless steel threaded Steinman Pins available in point types A,D, E, and F....
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Study offers clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

...ering 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 catheter, may show whether the patient has clogged arteries or unstable plaques that are not visible on cor...

3-D ultrasound scanner could guide robotic surgeries

...al time from outside the body. As technology enabled ever smaller ultrasound arrays, the researchers engineered probes that could fit inside catheters threaded through blood vessels to view the vasculature and heart from the inside. Earlier this year, the team reported another advance: a 3-D ultrasound de...

Gene screen for breast cancer better than pathologist's 'eye'

..., taken from high-risk women or those diagnosed with breast cancer, were obtained through a process called ductal lavage, a saline wash via a catheter threaded through openings in the nipple leading to the vast network of breast ducts. Cytopathologists correctly identified seven of 21 (33 percent) fluid s...

Rare Tibetan antelope listed as endangered

...e heart from outside the body. As technology enabled ever smaller ultrasound arrays, the researchers engineered probes that could fit inside catheters threaded through blood vessels to image the vasculature and heart from the inside out. The current advance relies on 500 tiny cables and sensors packed into...

3D ultrasound device poised to advance minimally invasive surgery

...e heart from outside the body. As technology enabled ever smaller ultrasound arrays, the researchers engineered probes that could fit inside catheters threaded through blood vessels to image the vasculature and heart from the inside out. The current advance relies on 500 tiny cables and sensors packed into...

Gambling monkeys give insight into neural machinery of risk

...ld reveal insights into the brain mechanism for assessing risk, the researchers next explored the neural circuitry that governed that assessment. They threaded hair-thin microelectrodes into a brain region called the posterior cingulate cortex, which studies in humans and animals had implicated in the process...

New complete muscle grown in the lab

...ues, it has not been as successful in thick, highly vascularized tissues such as the muscle," Levenberg says. To create muscle tissue that would be threaded through with blood vessels before being implanted, the researchers mixed different cell types together on the plastic mold for the tissue. The differe...

Rush Physicians Using Gene Therapy For Heart Patients With Moderate To Severe Chest Pains Who Do Not Benefit From Other Treatments

...or and Schaer's colleague at Rush. In the new study, patients will be randomly assigned to receive the gene administered through a cardiac catheter threaded into the heart from a leg artery or a placebo delivered using the same method. As required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the study is "dou...
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Molecular hula hoop

...tors caught in motion. As the subject of their study the researchers chose a rotaxane. This is a two-part molecular system: A rod-shaped molecule is threaded by a second, ring-shaped molecule like a cuff while a stopper at the end of the rod prevents the ring from coming off. The researchers attached one en...

First Live U.S. Demonstration of Cellvizio GI In Vivo Cellular Imaging Technology to Occur at Johns Hopkins Conference

...g in the program. "Cellvizio allows physicians to view live tissue inside the body at the cellular level in real-time with a miniaturized microscope threaded through an endoscope and has the potential to benefit patients by reducing invasiveness while speeding up diagnosis," explained Sacha Loiseau, preside...

Boston Scientific Announces European Approval of Next-Generation Implantable Defibrillator

...D is a small implantable device about the size of a box of matches. It's placed under the skin just below the collarbone. The device uses leads (wires threaded into the heart's chambers) to monitor every single heartbeat. If a potentially deadly rhythm is detected, a lifesaving shock is delivered, restoring n...

Cardiosolutions Raises $7 Million for Spacer Technology to Mitigate Mitral Regurgitation

...he pumping chambers of the heart and then delivers a proprietary Mitra - Spacer(TM) to the affected valve through a series of small catheters that are threaded into the blood vessels of the patient's inner thigh. This percuntaneous system is designed to greatly reduce the degree of mitral regurgitation in pat...

WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 3)

...egislation on that, but were working through different ideas and initiatives that are kind of being proposed. [Were] seeing how some other states have threaded the eye of this needle and then trying to do that in a way thats smart and creative for the state of Wisconsin. WTN: What new technologies has th...
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CORNING CELLSTACK CULTURE CHAMBER WITH CELLBIND, 5 STACK from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...enic and sterilized by gamma irradiation, with low particulate contamination from modern manufacturing methods • Easy to use larger openings with threaded closures and vented caps • Filling ports allow direct access to chamber bottom, with more options for sterile transfer of media and cultures Link...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

CORNING CELLSTACK VENTED CAP, 33MM, STERILE, 0.2UM MEMBRANE, 3/8 IN ID TUBING from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...enic and sterilized by gamma irradiation, with low particulate contamination from modern manufacturing methods • Easy to use larger openings with threaded closures and vented caps • Large 26mm wide filling ports allow direct access to chamber bottom, with more options for sterile transfer of media a...
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CORNING CELLSTACK CULTURE CHAMBER, 10 STACK, 2 EA from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...enic and sterilized by gamma irradiation, with low particulate contamination from modern manufacturing methods • Easy to use larger openings with threaded closures and vented caps • Large 26mm wide filling ports allow direct access to chamber bottom, with more options for sterile transfer of media a...
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CORNING CELLSTACK CULTURE CHAMBER, 40 STACK, PS from Sigma-Aldrich

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Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Sterile infusion kit, standard configuration from Instech Solomon

Description:... clamp installed Part Number CIH95 Infusion harness with 12" spring tether, attached to swivel Part Number BCOEX-T22 15in CoEx tubing, threaded through tether Part Number SC22/15 22ga 15mm SS coupler, inserted into CoEx (couples to precatheterized animal) ...
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Ureter

... is cancer that forms in the pelvis or the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder. A ureteral stent is a thin, flexible tube threaded into the ureter to help urine drain from the kidney to the bladder or to an external collection system. Injury - kidney and ureter - Over...

Signal Sequence

...it Application Manual (pdf) ... Certain mRNAs encode what is know as a " signal sequence " or leader peptide. ... The signal sequence is then threaded through a pore called the translocon. ... Upon translocation into that organelle, the signal sequence is removed. ... (proteins that go to th...
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