Tag: "inflatable" at medical news
LAP-BAND System surgery improves insulin resistance
...t less food can be ingested. In this procedure, an inflatable
silicone band is placed around the top of the stomach in order to create a small stomach pouch. The band can be filled with varying volumes of saline so that the outlet from the small stomach pouch can vary in size. Thus, the speed of emptying food f...
Enhanced external counterpulsation reduces angina, says University of Pittsburgh study
... a non-invasive circulatory procedure whereby long inflatable
cuffs are wrapped around a patient's calves, thighs and buttocks. While the patient lies on a table, the cuffs are sequentially inflated while the heart is at rest (diastole), and then simultaneously deflated just before the heart begins to pump (sys...
Trusts perform better on chemical incidents but protective suits and tents still imperfect
...ipment (CPPE) made up of a protective suit and an inflatable
decontamination shelter and an accompanying train...red effectively to hospitals, the current suit and inflatable
shelter pose a number of considerable ergonomic and functional difficulties.'...