A multicentre, split-face, investigator-blinded, non-inferiority study was performed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the product for correction of age-related volume deficit in the mid-face with the use of a TSK STERiGLIDE cannula
compared to a needle.
The company said the Juvederm VOLUMA XC, which is a hyaluronic acid gel dermal filler, along with the TSK STERiGLIDE cannula
, is used for cheek augmentation to correct age-related volume deficit in the mid-face in adults over 21.
Needles are still useful in some places where precise small aliquot touch-up of filler placement is needed or where it may be difficult to reach with the cannula
without making an additional portal of entry.
At 15,000 feet its 22.8 cubic foot tank provides 6.3 hours of oxygen for a single user with a mask or cannula
, 14.8 hours with a minimizer cannula
and 19.2 hours with a minimizer and EDS.
The Terumo Surgical Cannula
was once one of the largest cardiac surgery cannula
lines in the world, offering more than 200 product SKUs.
Eight out of 219 (3.6%) cases were complicated when 18G cannula
was used while 11 out of 94 (11.6%) patients suffered pneumothorax when 16G cannula
In this instance cannulas
are the better choice over steel dialysis needles as there is no 'needle' in the cannula
to infiltrate the vessel during the dialysis session.
The platform and cannula
have been used since 2010 in a Phase 1 ALS trial, sponsored by Neuralstem and recently completed at Emory University, covering the delivery of Neuralstem's NSI-566 neural stem cells into the spinal cords of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease).
Jan Davies, 1,000 Lives Plus director, said: "There are always going to be times when the insertion of a catheter or cannula
is the best course of action for patients.
After the balloon has been accurately placed, an assistant inflates it to 6 to 10 atmospheres while the surgeon holds the sinus guide cannula
, sinus guide wire, and balloon catheter in place.
On catheterization of the heart, LVAD, and cannulae, 3 of the 6 patients had inflow cannula
valve regurgitation seen on LVAD angiography.