Magnolia Medical Technologies today touted “unprecedented” results from a clinical study of its Steripath in sepsis testing. Seattle-based Magnolia Medical’s Steripath, a blood culture contamination product, was being evaluated for its impact in reducing false-positive blood culture results in sepsis testing, according to a news release. Results of the study were presented by Stanford Healthcare’s […]
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Stanford surgeons implanted a pacemaker into the heart of a 15-minute-old baby girl who was born with a dangerously low heart rate.
A team of 20 doctors implanted the device into the infant just minutes after she was born, 9 weeks premature, making her one of the youngest pacemaker recipients in the world.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL —Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX) enrolled the first patients into the NECTAR-HF clinical study testing chronic vagal nerve stimulation as a therapy for heart failure patients.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Thousands of patient medical records from Stanford Hospital containing names and diagnosis codes were publicly exposed on a commercial website for nearly a year before being caught last month.
About 20,000 emergency room patient records were exposed on a website aimed at helping students find financial aid for school since Sept. 9, 2010 as a downloadable attachment.