Letter issued by FDA to increase awareness of potential risk associated with Medtronic NIM EMG Endotracheal Tube

Potential Risk of Airway Obstruction When Using Certain Electromyogram Endotracheal Tubes – Letter to Health Care Providers Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a Letter to Health Care Providers to increase awareness about the potential risk of airway obstruction when using silicone-based electromyogram (EMG) endotracheal tubes (Medtronic NIM Standard Reinforced EMG…

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Tribute to Dr. Edward Diethrich, world-renowned cardiovascular surgeon

Dr. Edward B. Diethrich 1935-2017 Edward B Diethrich, an internationally esteemed cardiovascular surgeon, inventor, and philanthropist, succumbed to complications of a brain tumour on 23 February 2017 at the age of 81. “Regarded as a pioneer in non-invasive cardiovascular disease diagnosis and innovative surgical and minimally invasive treatments, Diethrich completed his surgical residency at St…

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Chemence Medical Receives FDA Clearance for new Exofin® Precision Pen

Chemence Medical, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of adhesive-based medical devices, announced it received Food and Drug Administration clearance to market and sell the Exofin® Precision Pen as a new medical device for wound closure. The Exofin Precision Pen will enable medical providers greater versatility and exactness in closing wounds while also improving ease of…

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Recent Advances in Tissue Adhesives for Clinical Medicine

Recent Advances in Tissue Adhesives for Clinical Medicine Liangpeng Ge1,* and Shixuan Chen2,*Author informationArticle notesCopyright and License informationDisclaimerThis article has been cited by other articles in PMC.Go to: Abstract Tissue adhesives have attracted more attention to the applications of non-invasive wound closure. The purpose of this review article is to summarize the recent progress of developing tissue adhesives, which…

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