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IN THIS ISSUE:
Worldmed AAA" graft implanted in animals!
New device increases gas exchange and reduces blood clot formation.
Patent applications in process and pending.
Announcements and new products.
Exhibit schedule and editorial.
NEW DEVICE DEVELOPED BY WORLDMED INCREASES GAS EXCHANGE AND MAY REDUCE BLOOD CLOT FORMATION ON INTRAVASCULAR LUNG MEMBRANE CATHETERS!
The team at the Milton Hershey Medical and Research Center (affiliated with Penn State University) stood by with anticipation as the switch was turned on to activate the new device, which was connected to the PENSIL" intravascular lung membrane catheter that was indwelling in the center's gas transfer measuring water flow model. The instant the device was activated the oxygen transfer rate increased by 15-30%. The staff was elated. Numerous more tests need to be conducted.
AAA" GRAFT SYSTEM SUCCESSFULLY IMPLANTED IN ANIMAL!
With three visiting Physicians in the audience, Dr. Syde Taheri, a member of World Medical Mfg. Corp.'s medical advisory board, and Mr. Trevor Greenan the company's bead engineer successfully implanted the Taheri-Leonhardt (TALENT") abdominal aortic graft system into a dog weighing approximately 120 lbs. The entire procedure went smoothly from beginning until end. The sheath introducer, polyurethane balloon catheter,
A video tape of the procedure and the radiographic images of the implant was produced. The company is adding graphics and narration and will be ready to send out copies within 2 weeks.
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