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Study Investigates the Effects of Rescue Therapies on the Cerebral Oxygenation of COVID-19 Patients

2021 06 Apr

Study Stresses the Importance of Brain Monitoring During the Treatment of Patients with Severe COVID-19 Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced the results of a prospective, observational study published in Critical Care in which researchers in Genoa, Italy, evaluated the impact of a variety of rescue therapies on the systemic and cerebral oxygenation... Read more

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Siemens Healthineers Launches Rapid Antigen Test for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2

2020 14 Oct

Not for publication in the USA The CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test helps identify infected individuals in 15 minutes so they can isolate sooner and avoid spreading COVID-19 Easy-to-use test, which doesn't require specialized laboratory personnel or instruments, offers flexibility to test in locations that benefit from immediate... Read more

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DOD to Fund a Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Treatment with ExThera’s Seraph 100 Blood Filter

2020 09 Jun

After encouraging preliminary results in the treatment of critically-ill COVID-19 patients at a military hospital in the United States and fourteen other hospitals in Europe, the Department of Defense has selected the Seraph®100 Microbind® Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) as one of its main interventions in a pivotal, US-based randomized controlled... Read more

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ECMO becomes crucial therapy in battle against COVID-19 in Europe - Xenios consoles as lifesavers

2020 30 Apr

As the coronavirus spreads and infections with COVID-19 further increase throughout Europe, ECMO therapy turns out to be a necessary option for patients with severe courses.    Xenios AG , a subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care, provides ECMO consoles that can be used for the treatment of patients who develop severe pneumonia and ARDS with lung... Read more

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AMOMED Pharma Offers Drugs for Severe COVID-19 Cases

2020 23 Apr

AMOMED Pharma develops medicinal products for patients suffering from septic shock at the intensive care units. Septic shock is a life-threatening complication in COVID-19 patients.   Most COVID-19 admissions to the intensive care unit are due to severe lung disorders requiring invasive mechanical ventilation; many with acute respiratory distress... Read more

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3 Practical Tools for the Daily Work in the ICU

2020 23 Apr

We created the following three practical tools for physicians and medical personnel for their daily work in the ICU related to COVID-19 and sepsis.   Recommendations for Vasoactive Management for Hemodynamic Support in COVID-19 Patients with Septic Shock SOFA Score WHO Categorization of Clinical Syndromes Associated with COVID-19 in Adults  ... Read more

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FDA Grants ExThera’s Seraph-100 Blood Filter Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19

2020 17 Apr

After promising COVID-19 treatments in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the USA, ExThera Medical ’s Seraph®100 Microbind® Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) has been granted Emergency Use Authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This approval comes soon after first use of the device to treat COVID-19 patients in Europe and in... Read more

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Sii Forte Italia! From Mindray, with All Our Efforts to Support

2020 03 Apr

While the coronavirus pandemic is causing concern and distress on a global scale, Italy remains the worst affected country in Europe. According to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Recourse Center, the country has reported 110,574 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 13,155 lives lost from the virus as of April 2. Behind these is the country’s crumbling health care... Read more

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ExThera’s Affinity Blood Filter Is Used to Treat COVID-19 Patients

2020 26 Mar

Treatment of COVID-19 with ExThera’s Seraph®100 Microbind® Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) has begun in hospitals in Germany and Italy. Seraph 100 treatments of COVID-19 are also expected to begin soon in France and the USA. Seraph 100 is the only ‘hemoperfusion device’ approved for the reduction of pathogens in blood. In recent EU clinical... Read more