Light Line Medical today said it entered into a "know-how" license agreement with Mayo Clinic to advance its visible light infection prevention system for off-the-shelf catheters. The collaboration will focus on the technology in peritoneal dialysis catheters, Foley (urinary) catheters and endotracheal tubes and vascular catheters. It will also … [Read more...] about Light Line Medical enters licensing agreement with Mayo Clinic for catheter sterilization system
NXgenPort today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Mayo Clinic to develop and test an implantable chemo-port catheter. NXgenPort's technology has chemo-port efficacy with sensor technology to measure and remotely monitor the early onset of complications by reporting and tracking patient response during … [Read more...] about NXgenPort, Mayo Clinic ink license agreement over chemo-port catheter for home monitoring
At the Mayo Clinic Glass Shop, scientific glassblowing creates glass tubing and apparatuses for cardiac, transplantation and tissue perfusion research — and more recently, to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Steve Anderson is one of only two scientific glassblowers in Minnesota. As a senior scientific glassblower at Mayo Clinic, he has … [Read more...] about How glass tubing supports Mayo Clinic innovation
Cardiac catheterization is a procedure in which a catheter is inserted into an artery or vein in the groin, neck or arm and threaded to the heart. Diagnostic tests can be performed using the catheter during catheterization, according to the Mayo Clinic. Coronary angioplasty and coronary stenting are also performed using cardiac … [Read more...] about What is cardiac catheterization?