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MediPines Gas Exchange Monitor Cleared by FDA for Comprehensive Lung Function Analysis

January 31st, 2019 Editors Medicine, Thoracic Surgery MediPines, a company based in California’s Orange County, obtained FDA clearance for its MediPines Gas Exchange Monitor. The device is used to measure and monitor a variety of respiratory parameters and indices of patients presenting with lung conditions. It can help to quickly triage patients and make decision making… Read More »

Can Bristol-Myers' latest Opdivo results preserve its small-cell lung cancer nod?

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo raised red flags when it failed a key confirmatory small-cell lung cancer trial in October. But detailed results out Thursday may still be enough to protect its approval in the field, executives say. At the European Society of Medical Oncology Immuno-Oncology Congress in Geneva, the New Jersey drugmaker presented expanded results of… Read More »

A patient coughed up this huge blood clot that perfectly replicates the airways of his lung

A man undergoing treatment for heart failure coughed up an enormous, intact blood clot that formed a perfect cast of the air passageways of his lung. The completeness of the clot, once unfolded onto blue medical cloth, astounded doctors; they could trace the three branches of the upper lobe of the lung, the two branches… Read More »