Carpal Tunnel Surgery a Chance to Catch Amyloid Heart Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Need for cardiac imaging may be flagged by tenosynovial tissue biopsy (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

A light at the end of the carpal tunnel? CDC finds jobs most at risk for syndrome
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Thursday shows there are far more jobs that put workers at risk for the carpal tunnel. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ask How Do You Know Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
How Do You Know When You Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask Is Carpal Tunnel Curable
Is Carpal Tunnel Curable? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do my arms go numb at night?
A feeling of the arms falling asleep can occur at any time of the day or night. If a person experiences this frequently at night, it may be a symptom of an underlying issue, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, vitamin B deficiency, or diabetes. Here, learn more about the causes and prevention of this sensation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

FDA wants Pavmed to re-submit for CarpX carpal tunnel device
The FDA group reviewing the 510(k) application for Pavmed‘s (NSDQ:PAVM) CarpX device wants the company to resubmit the application. The FDA told the company that it had not reached a consensus within the review period set by the agency’s rules. To extend the review process, the FDA recommended that Pavmed resubmit the application. In a filing with the SEC, Pavmed said it initiated the submission this week and hopes to land a pre-submission meeting in the next 45 days. The company’s minimally-invasive CarpX device is designed to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. The device enables a physician to relieve c...
Source: Mass Device - August 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pain Management Regulatory/Compliance Pavmed Source Type: news

Video: Carpal tunnel symptoms & mdash; nonsurgical treatment
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Carpal tunnel syndrome & mdash; results of surgery
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Title: Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 10, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

New Partnership Expands Medigus ’ Presence to Orthopedics
Medigus is entering bold new territory thanks in part to a manufacturing and development agreement with A.M. Surgical, an orthopedics company. Omer, Israel -based Medigus has primarily been known for its MUSE technology that performs the Transoral Fundoplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). MUSE includes the ScoutCam miniature camera technology, which is at the center of this partnership. “The [ScoutCam] technology can be optimized and used in other ways in addition to being inside MUSE,” Chris Rowland, CEO of Medigus, told MD+DI. “The orthopedic market is interesting becau...
Source: MDDI - July 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Imaging Orthopedics Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel syndrome after an electrical injury: a case report and review of literature - Wong YS, Ong CT, Hsieh YY, Hung TW, Guo HR.
INTRODUCTION: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is prevalent in workers who utilize hand-held vibration tools, engage in tasks involving repetitive wrist movements, and suffer from wrist overuse. Although electrical injuries involving the median nerve are a rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 6/9/18
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio podcast 6/9/18 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Alexander Shin, an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic,?discusses diagnosis and treatment of brachial plexus injuries. Dr. Shin also covers carpal tunnel syndrome.?Also on the podcast, Dr. Naima Covassin, a cardiovascular disease researcher at Mayo Clinic, shares the findings of a recent Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed this Appropriate Use Criteria as an educational tool to help guide clinicians in the management of carpal tunnel syndrome.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Occupational Safety Grows in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news

Occupational Safety Improves in Latin America, Except Among Young People
Young municipal workers wear uniforms and other protective equipment while cutting the grass in the Praça Paris park in the Gloria neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The lack of training and the breach of safety requirements by their employers make young Latin Americans the most vulnerable to accidents at work. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRIO DE JANEIRO, Apr 27 2018 (IPS)Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labour flexibility an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories International Labour Organisation (ILO) workplace safety Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?Dr. Jay Smith will explain?carpal tunnel syndrome, and outline treatment options. To listen, click the link below. Carpal tunnel syndrome  (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 23, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Carpal Tunnel vs Arthritis
Carpal Tunnel vs. Arthritis (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pavmed prices $4.3m offering
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) today priced an underwritten public offering of 2,415,278 shares of its common stock at $1.80 per share. The New York City-based company said it would grant the offering’s underwriters a 45-day option to buy up to 362,292 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments. Pavmed expects to bring in $3.9 million in net proceeds from the offering after discounts and commissions, which it plans to use for working capital and other general corporate purposes. Yesterday, Pavmed registered for a nearly $90 million offering, saying it plans to float the rights to buy up to 14.6 million ...
Source: Mass Device - January 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Pavmed registers $90m offering
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) has registered for a nearly $90 million offering, saying it plans to float the rights to buy up to 14.6 million units. The New York City-based company said it would issue a single unit for each share of common stock. Each unit is slated to include one common share and a six-year Series Z warrant worth $2.25 per share, redeemable at $3 apiece. Pavmed plans to use the funds it raises from the offering to support its R&D efforts and the development of its current pipeline, according to the prospectus filed with the SEC. Last week, Pavmed cut the exercise price on the Series...
Source: Mass Device - January 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Pavmed sets terms for warrants offering
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said today that it set the terms for a forthcoming rights offering, saying it plans to issue a single unit for each share of common stock. Each unit will include one common share and a six-year Series Z warrant worth $2.25 per share, redeemable at $3 each, the New York City-based company said. Last week, Pavmed cut the exercise price on the Series W warrants, from $2.50 to $2.00 apiece, its second price cut since late last year. Originally exercisable at $5.00 apiece, the company slashed the price in half last December. “Pavmed is providing this opportunity to exercise warrants ...
Source: Mass Device - January 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Fluoroquinolones Linked to Increased Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - January 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Snapshot Source Type: news

Pavmed cuts warrant price again
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said today it would cut the cash exercise price of each of its Series W warrants from $2.50 to $2.00 apiece. This is the second price cut that Pavmed has given for its outstanding warrants. Each of the New York-based company’s outstanding warrants were exercisable at $5.00 apiece for one share of common stock before the company slashed the price in half in December. Pavmed also said today that it plans to implement a rights offering for holders of its common stock. The company will grant one transferable right to buy a new unit of Pavmed securities for each share of outstanding common sto...
Source: Mass Device - January 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Pavmed offers warrants at half-price to raise cash for carpal tunnel syndrome device
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said this week that it plans to temporarily cut the exercise price of its outstanding Series W warrants in half. Each of the New York-based company’s outstanding warrants is currently exercisable at $5.00 apiece for one share of common stock. After Pavmed files tender offer materials, each warrant will have an exercise price of $2.50 per share. The company said it expects the offer will be good for 20 business days, but it could decide to extend the deal. “Pavmed is providing this opportunity to exercise warrants at a reduced price in order to encourage holders to exercise a meaningful p...
Source: Mass Device - December 29, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Pain Management Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Endoscopic Versus Open Procedures for Carpal Tunnel Release Endoscopic Versus Open Procedures for Carpal Tunnel Release
When deciding between the two procedures for carpal tunnel release, is it just a matter of cost? What other factors should be considered?Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 14, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Article Source Type: news

Pavmed files FDA 510(k) for CarpX carpal tunnel device
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said today it filed a 510(k) application with the FDA for its CarpX minimally invasive device designed to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. The CarpX is a percutaneous device designed to allow the operating physician to relieve compression of the median nerve without a surgical incision. The system combines a balloon catheter with bipolar radio-frequency cutting electrodes and is positioned through guidance with ultrasound, the company said. “I have had the opportunity to use Pavmed’s highly innovative CarpX device in pre-submission testing and am very impressed with its performance. As a bu...
Source: Mass Device - November 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pain Management Regulatory/Compliance Pavmed Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Symptoms, solutions for carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that creates numbness and tingling in your palm from the thumb to ring fingers. It occurs when a nerve on the palm side of the hand is compressed or irritated in some way. Often, a combination of risk factors contributes to the development of the condition, which tends to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 25, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Title: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Quiz: Test Your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 4/25/2012 3:49:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:28:07 PM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 20, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How employers can improve the ergonomic health of their office and cube dwellers
Dry eyes, sore muscles and fatigue are all symptoms of prolonged computer use. Sometimes ignoring the aches and pains can result in the development of chronic conditions such as: Carpal tunnel syndrome (injury to nerves in the wrist) Tendinitis (swelling of the tendons) in the wrist or elbow Tenosynovitis (swelling of the sheath around a tendon) Often the solution is to fit the workstation to each worker’s personal needs, paying close attention to posture. Here are som e tips for how an employer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judie Smithers Source Type: news

How employers can improve the ergonomic health of their office and cube dwellers
Dry eyes, sore muscles and fatigue are all symptoms of prolonged computer use. Sometimes ignoring the aches and pains can result in the development of chronic conditions such as: Carpal tunnel syndrome (injury to nerves in the wrist) Tendinitis (swelling of the tendons) in the wrist or elbow Tenosynovitis (swelling of the sheath around a tendon) Often the solution is to fit the workstation to each worker’s personal needs, paying close attention to posture. Here are som e tips for how an employer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 29, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Judie Smithers Source Type: news

Osteoarthritis vs. Carpal Tunnel: What's the Difference?
Title: Osteoarthritis vs. Carpal Tunnel: What's the Difference?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - August 28, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Plan Must Consider How Carpal Tunnel Affects Ability To Perform Own Occupation
CHICAGO - An Illinois federal judge on July 31 vacated and remanded a disability plan's denial of a long-term disability benefits claim after determining that the plan failed to consider how the claimant's carpal tunnel syndrome would affect her ability to perform the duties of her own occupation (Jodi Suson v. The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and Affiliates Long Term Disability Plan, et al., No. 15-10817, N.D. Ill., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119473). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - August 15, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis / Ultrasound-Guided Injections & Carpal Tunnel / Chicago Attending Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Resident 360: Clinical pearls: What are … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - August 9, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Medical Device Relieves Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Without Surgery or Drugs
CarpalAID is a clear patch worn on the palm of the hand, which lifts pressure off the median nerve and relieves pain due to CTS LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CarpalAID is a revolutionary new product that reliev... Devices, Product Launch Carpal Aid, CarpalAID, carpal tunnel syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pavmed raises $5m in private placement
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVMU) said today it closed a $5 million private placement through the sale of senior notes and Series S warrants. Funding in the private placement came from Scopia Holdings, who elected Dr. David Battleman to New York-based Pavmed’s board of directors as part of the financing. “I look forward to joining the PAVmed team as a member of its board of directors. I have spent my career evaluating and working with life sciences companies and could not be more impressed with the business model and product portfolio this world-class management team has built. I am particularly excited about the c...
Source: Mass Device - July 10, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Pavmed Source Type: news

Is Your Smartphone Giving You Carpal Tunnel?
Maybe, especially for folks who spend more than 5 hours a day on their devices, study says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Smartphone use may bring on carpal tunnel syndrome
People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Maybe, especially for folks who spend more than 5 hours a day on their devices, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 -- People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder. A small study found a link between extended use of smartphones... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Title: Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/23/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/23/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - June 23, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

5 hours on mobile increases risk of carpal tunnel syndrome
Our obsessive tapping, swiping and scrolling is causing severe pain in people's hands and wrists, researchers from Hong Kong Polytechnic University discovered in their latest study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too much texting could be a pain in the wrist, experts say
Do your thumbs need a tune-up after too much texting? Though the jury is still out on whether constant texting is linked to carpal tunnel syndrome or other problems, some doctors advise to give your hands and wrists a break. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel exercises: Can they relieve symptoms?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid Use Common Even After Minor Surgery
This study shows that new chronic opioid use after surgery may be one of the most common complications after surgery,” said lead study author Dr. Chad Brummett of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. “Given that the rates of new chronic use did not differ between major and minor surgery, this suggests that patients continue to use their opioids for reasons other than the pain from the surgery,” Brummett added by email. Addressing patients’ acute pain during their recovery from surgery may be a way to prevent them from becoming a statistic in the opioid epidemic, he suggested. About 50 million pe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which Surgery Patients Don't Stop Taking Opioids When They Should?
The first time many patients in the United States take prescription opioid painkillers is following surgery. But not everyone puts away the pills: In a new study, researchers found that 6 percent of patients continued to use the drugs for at least three months after surgery. The researchers wanted to know more about why some people continue to use the drugs while others don’t, so they looked at the types of surgery people had. But it turned out that it didn’t matter whether someone had a major operation, such as bariatric surgery or a hysterectomy, or a minor procedure, such as varicose vein removal; there was ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pavmed files for $23m private placement
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVMU) registered for an upcoming private placement, looking to raise approximately $23.4 million, according to an SEC filing posted this week. The New York-based company will look to float approximately 1.4 million shares of Series A convertible preferred stock at $5.95 per share and 2.5 million Series X warrants to purchase additional shares at $5.95 per share, according to the SEC filing. In February, Pavmed said it raised $1.5 million through a private placement of Series A convertible preferred stock and Series A warrants, with funds slated to support FDA clearance of its 1st product, ...
Source: Mass Device - March 31, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Pavmed Source Type: news

Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Carpal Tunnel
Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Rehabilitation (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Study
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 -- Surgery is a common approach to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. But, physical therapy may work just as well, a new study indicates. Researchers found that physical therapy -- particularly so-called manual therapy -- improved... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 24, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news