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Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease via surgical instruments and decontamination possibilities for the TSE prion by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 08 Sep 2013 12:47pm Subject: Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease via surgical instruments and decontamination possibilities for the TSE prion     please note, all Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease iCJD is, is sporadic Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease sCJD, until route and source of iatrogenic event took place, and documented. until then, it’s all spor ... Read on »
Federal Register: Reclassification of Surgical Mesh for Transvaginal Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repair and Surgical Instrumentation f by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 01 May 2014 12:00am The FDA is proposing to reclassify surgical mesh for transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse (POP) repair from class II to class III. FDA is proposing this reclassification based on the tentative determination that general controls and special controls... Read on »
Federal Register: Medical Devices; General and Plastic Surgery Devices; Classification of the Powered Surgical Instrument for Im by FDA Posted Tue 03 Jun 2014 12:00am The FDA is classifying the powered surgical instrument for improvement in the appearance of cellulite into class II (special controls). The Agency is classifying the device into class II (special controls) in order to provide a reasonable assurance of... Read on »
FDA approves Power Medical Interventions Surgical Devices – iDrive and iConsole for Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgical Proce by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 27 May 2009 10:50pm Technology look can sometimes fool you, as the tool almost looks like something right out of Black and Decker.   Also, note there is a console that wirelessly connects to the iDrive so I am guessing this could be a computer display.  If you are going to have one of those natural orifice surgical procedures with no incisions, this could be the ... Read on »
Nosocomial transmission of sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease: results from a risk-based assessment of surgical interventi by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 8:10am Public release date: 8-Jul-2010 Contact: SINC info@plataformasinc.es 34-914-251-820 FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Surgery linked to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease IMAGE: Surgery is linked to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. "Based on the monitoring records of spongiform encephalopathy in two Nordic countries, we studied t ... Read on »
Spectrum Surgical Attended the 86th Annual Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas by Press Release L. Facebook Posted Thu 13 Feb 2014 1:42pm Stow, Ohio, February 13, 2014 - Spectrum Surgical will attend the 86th Annual Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) February 16-20 in Las Vegas, NV, where thousands of veterinary professionals and related groups gather for interactive educational opportunities. At the conference, Spectrum Surgical will display a large inventory of common veterin ... Read on »
Four Major Types of Surgical Scissors by Tommy Thomas Facebook Posted Tue 02 Sep 2014 8:07am Surgical scissors can be described at surgical instruments, which are more than handy for medical professionals who may have to cut anything. It is largely due to its full finger tip control; they are always preferred by medical professionals who may have to cut. People who may be in need to such scissors should look up to plenty of stores offeri ... Read on »
Sponges, Surgical Tools Sometimes Left in Kids After Operation by Medline Plus Posted Mon 15 Nov 2010 4:00pm Such mishaps are rare but to family 'one event like this is too many,' study author says Monday, November 15, 2010 MONDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- It rarely happens, but that's little comfort for those involved: Sometimes surgical instruments and sponges are left inside children undergoing surgery, ... Read on »
Management of neurosurgical instruments and patients exposed to creutzfeldt-jakob disease 2013 December by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Nov 2013 7:43pm Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Dec;34(12):1272-80. doi: 10.1086/673986. Epub 2013 Oct 24. Management of neurosurgical instruments and patients exposed to creutzfeldt-jakob disease. Belay ED, Blase J, M Sehulster L, A Maddox R, B Schonberger L. Source Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 6 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 1st Large-Scale Breast Milk Donor Center Opens in California A California firm says it has opened the nation's first large-scale breast milk donor facility to treat premature and sick infants. The Prolacta Bioscience facility said it will accept donated milk from banks around the country, using pasteurization techniques to produce milk t ... Read on »