2018 Landmark Infectious Diseases Trials, in Graphic Form
(MedPage Today) -- New flu antiviral, oral abx for stable endocarditis among standouts (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - January 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis Up 2007 to 2017
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 -- From 2007 to 2017 there was an increase in drug-use associated infective endocarditis (DUA-IE) hospitalizations and valve surgeries, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Asher... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infective Endocarditis: Spike in N.C. Linked to Opioid Epidemic (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) --'Alarming'increase prompts call to improve the related'cascade of care'(Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - December 5, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Infective Endocarditis: A New Consequence of the Opioid Epidemic Infective Endocarditis: A New Consequence of the Opioid Epidemic
A'staggering increase'in the occurrence of drug use-associated infective endocarditis is reported in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Opioid Crisis Linked to Spike in Infective Endocarditis
(MedPage Today) -- Ten-fold rise in one state prompts urgent call for action (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - December 3, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Cardiac surgery and addictions counselling linked to significantly reduced mortality in injection drug users with heart valve infection, study finds
(Lawson Health Research Institute) In a new study, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University showed that both surgery and in-hospital addictions counselling are linked to significantly reduced mortality in injection drug users with first-episode endocarditis. Surgery was associated with a 56 per cent reduction in mortality, while in-hospital addictions counselling was associated with a 72 per cent reduction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Opioids: Epidemic of Our Time and Impact on Infectious Disease
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH). Published: 11/13/2018. This one-hour, five-minute presentation, the 2018 Kinyoun Lecture at the National Institutes of Health, explores the impacts of the unprecedented use of opioids in the United States on the management of infectious diseases. While overdose remains the leading cause of death among people who use opioids, this population is also disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis, bacterial endocarditis, HIV, and other infections associated with sharing and reusing needles to inject drugs and other behaviors linked to illicit drug use. (Video or Multimedia) (Sour...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Curbs on Predental Antibiotics Maybe Went Too Far in Practice Curbs on Predental Antibiotics Maybe Went Too Far in Practice
Calls in 2007 to cut back on antibiotic prophylaxis didn't apply to all patients, but clinical practice responded by pulling back in everybody. For at least one group, endocarditis soared.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA: After 2007 Recs, Increase Seen in Infective Endocarditis
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 -- Following the 2007 American Heart Association (AHA) update of recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent infective endocarditis (IE), there has been a decrease in AP and an increase in IE incidence for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NICE should change antibiotic guidelines for dental patients -- study shows
(University of Sheffield) New research has revealed the impact a change in US guidelines had on the prescribing of antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent a life-threatening heart condition infective endocarditis (IE) in patients before undergoing invasive dental treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Oral Antibiotics for Infective Endocarditis: Time to Switch? Oral Antibiotics for Infective Endocarditis: Time to Switch?
The standard of care for endocarditis for many years has been IV antibiotics, even though many patients don't complete the full treatment. Would oral antibiotics work just as well?Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

LivaNova updates on 3T Heater-Cooler infection prevention corrections
LivaNova (NSDQ:LIVN) this week updated customers on efforts to correct issues with its 3T Heater-Cooler related to patient infections, providing instructions to monitor hydrogen peroxide concentration and information on a design upgrade. In a medical device correction letter dated October 18, the company sent instructions for monitoring hydrogen peroxide concentration to limit microbial growth, enhancing previous instructions, and informing users of a new vacuum canister and internal sealing design intended to “further mitigate” the risk of airborne transmission on non-tuberculosis mycobacterium. Last Sept...
Source: Mass Device - October 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiovascular Featured Surgical LivaNova Source Type: news

N. Carolina Sees Alarming Spike in Heart Infections Among Opioid Users
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 -- Adding to growing alarm about America's opioid crisis, cases of a potentially deadly heart infection have jumped 10-fold among North Carolina's injection drug users, new research shows. The infection is endocarditis,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Wearable Woes; Mini-Pacer for Mice; Infective Endocarditis Test
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 15, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The Speed of Sound: Ultrasound's Immediate Answers for Diagnosing Endocarditis
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - October 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The Speed of Sound Source Type: news

Surgery Questioned for Post-TAVR Infective Endocarditis
(MedPage Today) -- Amid unknowns surrounding IE after TAVR, a push for " endocarditis team " (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Infective Endocarditis Risk From Invasive Dental Procedures Infective Endocarditis Risk From Invasive Dental Procedures
Controversy remains surrounding antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of infective endocarditis in patients undergoing invasive dental procedures. What will it take to finally settle the debate?Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Partial Oral Abx Non-Inferior in Endocarditis on Left Side of Heart
THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 -- Changing from intravenous to oral antibiotic treatment is non-inferior to continued intravenous antibiotic treatment among patients with endocarditis on the left side of the heart, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Switch to Oral Antibiotics Safe in Left-Sided Endocarditis Switch to Oral Antibiotics Safe in Left-Sided Endocarditis
The POET trial met its noninferiority composite endpoint and cut hospital stays, opening the door to a new approach to a costly and thorny cardiac problem.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

ESC: Oral Antibiotics Safe for Stable Endocarditis
(MedPage Today) -- Switching after a period of IV antibiotics didn't raise event rates in POET trial (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Several Invasive Procedures Linked to Infective Endocarditis
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 -- Several invasive medical procedures, including cardiovascular procedures and procedures of the skin and management of wounds, are associated with increased risk of infective endocarditis, according to a study published in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infective Endocarditis More Common with Valve Issues
MONDAY, July 30, 2018 -- Individuals with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) and mitral valve prolapse (MVP) have a higher risk of developing infective endocarditis (IE) than the general population, according to a study published in the June 19 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Proposed: Screen Patients with Certain Infections for Opioid Addiction
(MedPage Today) -- Expert panel identifies endocarditis, skin abscess, others as flags for drug abuse (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - July 14, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Infective Endocarditis Risk Still High After Invasive Procedures Infective Endocarditis Risk Still High After Invasive Procedures
The risk climbed after a range of common nondental invasive procedures in an analysis, inviting reappraisal of current conservative antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines, at least for some procedures.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food ® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is recalling its NOW Real Food ® Zesty Sprouting Mix – Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 – because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, a nd others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can res...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food ® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is recalling its NOW Real Food ® Zesty Sprouting Mix – Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 – because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can resu...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Drug-Associated Infective Endocarditis On The Rise
(MedPage Today) -- But opioid epidemic role uncertain from death certificate data studied (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 20, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Endocarditis: Any Invasive Procedure Is a Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Infections linked to wide range of tissue breaches (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - June 12, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Pious Lion Voluntary Recall Due to Possible Health Risk
Pious Lion located in Asheville, NC is voluntarily recalling two of their Kratom products: Pious Lion Pure Premium Potent Limited Release Pink Bali, 1 oz and Pious Lion Pure Premium Potent White Maeng DA, Bright Uplifting Energy, 4 oz due to the presence of Salmonella . Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organis...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Golden International Corporation Issues Public Safety Warning For Stolen Tilapia Because of Possible Health Risk
Golden International Corporation of Renton, WA is issuing a public safety notice for 405 cartons of stolen frozen tilapia, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arteria...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 23, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Ziyad Brothers Importing Recalls Tahini Because of Possible Health Risk
Ziyad Brothers Importing is voluntarily recalling certain lot codes of Ziyad Brand Tahini because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis,...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

CMS Inpatient CV $$; Fast Food Proximity; CTO Tx; Endocarditis Ethics
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - April 30, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Drug - Related Endocarditis Cases Up From 2007 to 2015
Increase in endocarditis over nine - year study period mirrored increase in concomitant mixed drug use (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Pathology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

Drug-Related Endocarditis Cases Up From 2007 to 2015
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- Over the last nine years, there was an increase in the number of endocarditis cases, which mirrored the increase in concomitant use of mixed drugs, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infection of the heart valves and healthcare costs on rise due to impact of IV drug
(Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions) A new study finds the number of patients hospitalized with endocarditis has increased dramatically over the last decade in a pattern that mirrors the increase in mixed drug use. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Streptobacillus moniliformis Native Valve Endocarditis
We report a case of S. moniliformis native mitral valve endocarditis in a 33-year-old female who most likely acquired her infection from her pet rat. (Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter)
Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter - April 21, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Celeste Nelson, Russell A. Rawling, Paul A. Granato Tags: Case Report Source Type: news

Integrating Infectious Disease Considerations with Response to the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division. 04/05/2018 This one-and-a-half-day public workshop discussed the infectious disease consequences of the opioid epidemic. Participants discussed the scope of the problem, giving particular attention to viral hepatitis, HIV, and endocarditis. Attention was given to reducing the infectious disease co-morbidities of injection drug use, especially strategies that emphasize empathy, respectful treatment, and patient satisfaction. Effective novel strategies were also discussed. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for D...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Rose Acre Farms Recalls Shell Eggs Due to Possible Health Risk
Through an abundance of caution Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling 206,749,248 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals infected with Salmonella Braenderup can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella Braenderup can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arte...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 14, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Club 13 Recalls Kratom Maeng Da Red Powder and Capsules Because of Possible Health Risk
Club 13 of St. Augustine, FL is recalling 15-gram, 30-gram, 90-gram, 150-gram, and 454-gram pouches, and all bulk orders of " Maeng Da Red " kratom powder; and 5-count, 25-count, 50-count, 100-count, 120-count capsule, and all bulk capsule orders of “Maeng Da Red” kratom bottles; and 5-count, 20-count, 25-count, 40-count, 50-count capsule “Maeng Da Red XS” kratom bottles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elde rly people, and others with weakened immune systems. ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Global Commodities Corporation Recalls Buenas Grated Coconut due to Possible Health Risk
Global Commodities Corporation, Hayward, CA is recalling one lot of Buenas Brand frozen grated coconut because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 4, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Health Nut Factory Recalls Organic Coconut Smiles Because Of Possible Health Risk
Healthy Nut Factory of Bayside, NY is recalling 7 oz. Pouches of Organic Coconut Smiles because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneury...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Infective Endocarditis: Common After New Valve?
(MedPage Today) -- 5.2% cumulative risk over decade for left-sided heart valve replacement (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 26, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Tamarack Inc. Recalls Eclipse Kratom Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination
Tamarack Inc. of Roy, Utah is voluntarily recalling Eclipse Kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Natural Grocers Issues Recall on Coconut Smiles Organic Due to < em > Salmonella < /em >
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 10-ounce Coconut Smiles Organic due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more sev...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

International Harvest, Inc. Recalls Organic Go Smile! Raw Coconut Because of Possible Health Risk
International Harvest, Inc of Mount Vernon, NY is recalling 14,620 lbs. of bulk and 24,270 bags of Organic Go Smile! Raw Coconut, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

River Valley Sprouts Recalls Alfalfa Sprouts and Garlic Alfalfa Sprouts Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
River Valley Sprouts is voluntarily recalling its 5 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 4 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 5 ounce Garlic/Alfalfa and 5 ounce Variety sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illness such as arterial infections, endoca...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

In Infective Endocarditis, Larger Vegetation Means Greater Risk In Infective Endocarditis, Larger Vegetation Means Greater Risk
Patients with infective endocarditis and a vegetation size greater than 10 mm are at significantly increased risk of embolism and death, according to a new meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Larger Endocarditis Vegetations More Likely to Embolize, Kill
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis supports 10 mm as a risk threshold (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Evershing International Trading Company Recalls Frozen Shredded Coconut Because of Possible Health Risk
Evershing International Trading Company is recalling 16 ounces Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune system. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting in to the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 4, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

CytoSorbents wins German gov ’ t funding for CytoSorb endocarditis trial
CytoSorbents (OTC:CTSO) said this week it won funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research for a randomized controlled trial exploring the use of its CytoSorb blood purification technology for treating infective endocarditis. The newly funded randomized, controlled, multi-center Remove trial aims to enroll 250 patients to explore the safety and efficacy of intraoperative CytoSorb in patients with dangerous bacterial heart valve infections during valve replacement surgeries and cardiopulmonary bypass procedures, the Monmouth, N.J.-based company said. The study’s goal is to demonstrate improv...
Source: Mass Device - December 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blood Management Business/Financial News Cardiovascular Clinical Trials CytoSorbents Corp. Source Type: news