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Executive Health Management

3rd Arab Paediatric Medical Congress

2016 25 Feb

The 3rd Arab Paediatric Medical Congress taking place on 25-27 February 2016 has been developed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest developments in paediatrics. This year’s conference theme will focus on the practical management and latest evidence-based clinical data that will highlight key challenges faced by paediatricians... Read more

IT Management

PA Sensor Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalisations

2014 21 Oct

A new wireless monitoring system that is implanted in the pulmonary artery can help keep patients with severe heart failure out of the hospital, according to a recent study. The CardioMEMS HF System from St. Jude Medical Inc. (St. Paul, MN, USA) is the only heart failure monitoring system approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The monitoring... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cook Medical Introduces EchoTip ProCore Endobronchial Ultrasound Needle

2014 18 Feb

Cook Medical is introducing the first endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) needle in the US and Europe that can acquire histological samples. The EchoTip ProCore Endobronchial Ultrasound Needle gives physicians the ability to retrieve both cell and tissue samples from lymph nodes or tumors in the pulmonary area. The EchoTip ProCore EBUS needle is... Read more

ICU Management

Allergic Disease Worsens COPD Symptoms and Exacerbations

2013 16 May

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who also have allergic disease have higher levels of respiratory symptoms and are at higher risk for COPD exacerbations, according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. “Although allergic sensitization and allergen exposure are known to be associated... Read more

ICU Management

World’s First Pulmonary Embolism Trial Comparing Endovascular Therapy to Standard of Care Reported

2013 11 Mar

EKOS Corporation, a privately held medical device company located in Bothell, Washington, announced today that the results of the ULTIMA trial were presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting by Dr. Nils Kucher, cardiologist and angiologist, University Hospital (Bern, Switzerland). ULTIMA is the world’s first randomized controlled tr ial... Read more