News tagged with medtronic
For many, it's a medical conundrum: The very pacemaker keeping their heart in rhythm prevents them from undergoing an MRI to diagnose other ailments, because interaction between the two devices could prove deadly.
Cardiology May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Spine surgery patients who got a bone growth stimulating agent as part of a clinical trial were three to five times more likely to develop cancer two to three years after being implanted with the product, according to a new ...
Cancer Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The mortality risk from emergency repair of acute aortic dissection is double when performed by lower-volume providers, according to research published in the May issue of the Annals of Thoracic Su ...
Cardiology May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The radiation dose imparted to patients undergoing multiple intraoperative lumbar single cone-beam computed tomography (CT) scans is within the dose range that patients receive during a single ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Clinical trials are published, on average, almost two years after completion, with time to publication affected by the funding source, number of trial participants, and journal impact factor, ...
Other Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Most children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) values above target levels, according to a study published online Jan. 22 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices vary in performance characteristics, according to a comparative effectiveness study published online Dec. 28 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Serum metal levels of cobalt and chromium are elevated at all postoperative time points up to 36 months following metal-on-metal lumbar disc replacement, according to research published in the ...
Other Dec 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Children with high-risk A1C (hrA1C) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) define different populations, with differentially increased risk markers, according to research published online Nov. 27 ...
Diabetes Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Heart failure patients with a condition called "heart block" derive significant benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), according to the results of the Block HF clinical trial, presented today at the American ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The use of device diagnostics to risk stratify patients during the first seven days after discharge can help identify patients at greatest risk of readmission for heart failure, according to ...
Cardiology Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Intraoperative bolus epidural fentanyl is effective at alleviating early postoperative pain after lumbar canal decompression, according to a study published online Aug. 27 in The Spine Journal.
Surgery Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Dr. Pierce Vatterott and his team of nurses and technicians worked smoothly and efficiently in the chilly catheter lab at St. Paul's United Hospital. It was complex and potentially risky work, removing four leads - wires ...
Cardiology Jul 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A statewide coordinated effort across hospitals and emergency medical service (EMS) providers to transport patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) to hospitals providing ...
Cardiology Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it will collaborate with medical device manufacturers on a public-private partnership designed to speed up the development of new medical technology.
Medications Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), based in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the world's largest medical technology company and is a Fortune 500 company.
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