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First U.S. installations of Volcano Corp.’s s5i IVUS (intravascular ultrasound) imaging system have been completed at ...

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Boston Scientific has European CE clearance to begin marketing a private-label XIENCE V everolimus-eluting coronary ...

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Reuters reports that seniors with diabetes are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular disease than non-diabetics, according to researchers from Kaiser Permanente in Tucker, GA.

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The new Fetch Aspiration Catheter from Possis Medical, Inc. has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. Employing ...

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Berchtold Corp. has announced the introduction of the ChromoView Dual Flat-Panel (DFP) monitor mount and arm, a system that supports big images in a small space.

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New technology for the Stellant D CT Injection System from MEDRAD is designed to improve timing for cardiac CT imaging ...

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RadWhere Suite, from Commissure Inc., now has a new component. RadWhere Workflow Orchestrator enables radiology departments to connect together multiple PACS, RIS, 3D advanced visualization and teleradiology information into a central worklist.

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

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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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Case Study

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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CV Therapeutics Inc. says the MERLIN TIMI-36 study of ranolazine will proceed to the study close-out phase now that the ...

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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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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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Feature | Michael Addison

Patient monitoring technologies have played a crucial role in the development of anesthesiology practice within the U.S ...

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