“We’re following a very well-known path across medicine in terms of innovating. (We are) working with clinicians, working with technicians and trying to find a better way of doing things,” he explained.
Monteris Medical provides two reduced diameter mini-probes for its NeuroBlate System, a minimally invasive robotic laser thermotherapy tool. These new mini-probes have a reduced outer diameter of 2.2 mm.
"We found it's the Wild West," an expert says. "With a few notable exceptions, most registries are underdeveloped, underfunded and often are not based on sound scientific methodology."
Patients receiving blood or blood components face allergic and febrile (having symptoms of a fever) reactions, as well as serious complications such as lung injury and infectious disease.
Have you ever dreamed of taking fat from one area where you had a little too much, and transferring to somewhere you wanted a little more?
"The problem for these patients is that unless the hepatitis C is cured, the virus continues circulating in their blood infecting the new liver, usually within a few months of transplant. One-third of them have cirrhosis again within five years," explained a professor.
Encompass Group, LLC’s RevolutionaryCARE Reusable Pillows are a new alternative for hospital patients and extended care residents. This soft and supple reusable pillow delivers optimal comfort while providing exceptional value and longevity.
Since all infection prevention and control guidelines are evidence-based, it is important to stay up-to-date on safety and effectiveness data to protect healthcare personnel and their patients.
While traditionally emphysema has been treated medically, a surgical option, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), was introduced in 1993.
Now, Joseph and Jeff Dello Russo, a father and son team, are starting to research a new procedure that would eliminate the need for reading glasses.
The study points to the need to develop interventions that target and remediate these barriers to comprehensive epilepsy care for children.
Eighty percent of patients who undergo bariatric surgery, which involve procedures that either limit the amount of food that can be consumed or reduce food absorption, are female, despite equal rates of obesity among American men and women.
Imagine a hand-held electronic device that could reduce pain and discomfort for patients, and allow doctors the freedom to use less medications to complement anesthesia. Now reach in your pocket, because chances are you already own one.
The RDS-30 is an essential disinfection tool in a hospital's environmental program that is used to prevent the spread of deadly pathogens.
Their idea was to use the Canady Hybrid Plasma Scalpel, which was released in 2011, to remove the tumors with the device that could simultaneously cut and coagulate body tissue. Then, with the new cold plasma tool, selectively target the cancer cells and spare normal tissue.