07 Jun 2018

OPTALYSE PE: BTG RESULTS REINFORCE SAFETY, EFFICACY OF SHORTER, LOWER DOSE EKOS THERAPY FOR PE

BTG plc highlighted OPTALYSE PE one-year trial results, presented at the International Society on Endovascular Therapy in Florida in February. The findings confirm that bilateral pulmonary embolism (PE) patients treated in as little as two hours with a total tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) dose as low as 8mg continue to

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03 Jun 2018

NEW VEIN-FINDING PRODUCT UNVEILED AT AAMI 2018 JUNE 1-4

EchoNous, a developer of intelligent medical tools and the parent company of SigCnostics, is applying the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI) with the extreme miniaturization of ultrasound to solve common everyday problems in healthcare. During the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) 2018 Conference & Expo, June 1-4 in

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29 May 2018

INTACT VASCULAR SPONSORS SYMPOSIUM ON POST-ANGIOPLASTY DISSECTIONS MAY 31

Intact Vascular Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, announced May 29 the schedule of key presentations that will be featured during a symposium sponsored together with Philips at the 19th Annual New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) Conference  in New Orleans on May 31. Post-Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (“PTA”)

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27 Mar 2018

CYNOSURE TOUTS TEMPSURE ENVI TO IMPROVE SKIN

Cynosure, now a part of Hologic, is releasing a radiofrequency system for performing aesthetic procedure on the skin, including for reduction of wrinkles and other facial lines, tightening of skin by coagulating soft tissue, and making cellulite look more attractive than its natural self. The system is already FDA cleared. The

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27 Mar 2018

“ADVANCES IN PHLEBOLOGY AND VENOUS SURGERY VOLUME 1,” VENOUS SURGERY BOOK, NOW PUBLISHED IN PAPERBACK

A venous surgery book, highlighting the latest advances in the treatment of varicose veins and venous leg ulcers, is now available in paperback. The hardback came out in December 2017 and the paperback in late January. “Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1” (ISBN-13: 978-1908586032) was edited by Mark

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27 Mar 2018

HOSPITAL’S B-HIVE SYSTEM PACKS FULL MEDICAL BROADCAST SYSTEM INTO ONE UNIT

A great deal of advanced medical training involves witnessing surgeries and listening to the guidance, suggestions, and recommendations of the people performing them. Typically, this is done on-site, which often involves costly travel expenses plus a lot of time wasted simply getting to the lesson. There are alternatives available, such

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27 Mar 2018

DON TWO PAIRS OF SURGICAL GLOVES  AS FAST AS ONE PAIR

    Putting on two pairs of gloves is a common occurrence in medicine, particularly among surgeons who work with sharp instruments. It’s frustrating and feels like a waste of time, but that’s reality. Now there are gloves that come already doubled, while being easy to snap on. The GAMMEX

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26 Mar 2018

DRAWBRIDGE BLOOD DEVICE DRAWS, TESTS, STABILIZES IN ONE STEP

The Drawbridge device eliminates much of the inconvenience associated with blood diagnostics. The  painless procedure pricks skin, draws blood, stabilizes the blood  and elimninates the need for refrigeration.     Drawbridge Health is looking for a better way to get blood. Funded by General Electric’s entrepreneurial arm, GE Ventures, the company is

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26 Mar 2018

HOLOGIC UNVEILS NEW FLUOROSCOPY SYSTEM

Hologic Inc. unveiled its Fluoroscan InSight FD Mini C-Arm extremities imaging system in early December 2017 at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual conference in Chicago. Equipped with the recently released InSight 6.1 software, the system offers a variety of capabilities, including superior positioning, enhanced imaging and

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26 Mar 2018

TERASON EXHIBITSUSMART 3300 NEXGEN US AT IVC

 The Terason uSmart3300 NexGen Ultrasound System will be one of the hundreds of products on exhibit at the International Vein Congress. Terason has been a sponsor of the IVC for more than 10 years. Spokesmen say the 3300 NexGen’s new SuperHarmonic imaging provides enriched detail, clarity, contrast and border definition.

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