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An FDA-appointed advisory panel to review drug-eluting stents could have detrimental effects on the $6 billion-a-year ...

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Our anesthesia department was searching for a more accurate means of assessing volume status and predicting the response to fluid administration in this patient population. This population can be very challenging during vascular, trauma orthopedic, thoracic, general surgical and obstetric procedures.

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Acuity Care Technology: Hemodynamic monitoring is obviously an essential tool in the care of critically ill patients ...

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Feature | Kim Phelan

A nurse hangs another IV bag and prepares to hit the start button on the infusion pump — she’s entering 15 cc’s and as ...

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Intensive Care Units around the world have been providing their patients with mechanical ventilation for the past 30 years, ever since the first electronic ventilator technology appeared in the early seventies. And ventilation therapy, irregardless of mode, has been delivered in the same manner — a clinician has regulated the pressures and volumes provided to the patient.

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Feature | Joseph Beckham, M.D., Ana Crawford, M.D., and Girish P. Joshi, M.B., B.S., M.D., FFARCSI

Many advances have occurred in mechanical ventilators in recent years and these newer technologies are beginning to be incorporated into anesthesia ventilators. This has reduced the differences between intensive care ventilators and anesthesia ventilators.

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Clinical trials to study the efficacy of a novel cardiac viability imaging agent is now underway. FluoroPharma, Inc., an ...

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A new procedure that delivers and places or repairs a heart valve through a catheter could soon become an alternative to open heart surgery for extremely high-risk patients.

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Abbott Vascular says it will begin launching its XIENCE V stent system immediately in most European countries, focusing ...

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FDA has accepted ARIXTRA (fondaparinux sodium) Injection for priority review — the anticoagulant supplemental drug ...

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The genesis of the Abaxis Piccolo technology began with NASA, where scientists sought to develop and manufacture a small ...

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SmartPumps are tourniquet systems offering OR connectivity, superior performance, exceptional battery life and intuitive ...

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Public confidence in the FDA is low and big changes may be in order to fix the system for approving and regulating drugs ...

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A new study in Denmark links healthy teeth and gums with heart health. Theheart.org reports that Danish investigators ...

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Catheters of all types as well as other intravascular devices (IVDs) that allow access to the bloodstream are potential ...

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