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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-02-14T21:13:15-0500
The aim of this study is to evaluate whether a local perianal block performed during a proctological intervention can reduce the postoperative pain.
The investigators hypothesise that use of a medical device, that increases blood flow to the foot, will speed up ulcer healing in symptomatic diabetes
The main purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the impedance spectroscopy device prototype in detection of anal sphincter injuries in women in the early postp...
A random-order cross-over pilot trial of a CE marked device (pacemaker) outside its current intended purposes. The study will comprise 10 patients. Recruitment of patients will take place...
This study is a confirmation study to prepare clinical trials to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of 4-channel electric stimulation therapy devices as a newly developed function for t...
Enabling personal mobile device use through a bring-your-own device (BYOD) policy can potentially save significant costs for medical schools and healthcare facilities, as they would not always have to...
Similarly to what already established and implemented in the United States, the concept of the Unique Device Identification (UDI) system has been introduced with the European Regulations for medical d...
The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA, Agency, or we) Center for Devices and Radiological Health and Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research are announcing that the Agency is granting an alte...
The prevalence of common mental disorders among medical students is globally high. However, medical students tend to seek less professional help to treat their mental health issues. Hence, ways have b...
Sleep disorders are frequent and can have serious consequences on patients' health and quality of life. While some sleep disorders are more challenging to treat, most can be easily managed with adequa...
Removal of a MEDICAL DEVICE from the market due to the identification of an intrinsic property of the device that results in a serious risk to public health.
Removal of a MEDICAL DEVICE from the market due to a problem occurring in the manufacture or distribution of the product.
A medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR disorders, including SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS and IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDERS; and the management of co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions
Disorders having the presence of physical symptoms that suggest a general medical condition but that are not fully explained by a general medical condition, by the direct effects of a substance, or by another mental disorder. The symptoms must cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning. In contrast to FACTITIOUS DISORDERS and MALINGERING, the physical symptoms are not under voluntary control. (APA, DSM-IV)
Conditions characterized by disturbances of usual sleep patterns or behaviors. Sleep disorders may be divided into three major categories: DYSSOMNIAS (i.e. disorders characterized by insomnia or hypersomnia), PARASOMNIAS (abnormal sleep behaviors), and sleep disorders secondary to medical or psychiatric disorders. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p187)