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Treating Hypothermia During Liver Transplant Surgery

Dr. Scott Lindberg, Director of Liver Transplant Anesthesia at Houston Methodist Hospital, shares his experiences with treating hypothermia in one of the most difficult patient populations for inadvertent hypothermia: the liver transplant patient. Dr. Lindberg has had great success with the HotDog Patient Warming System. There are two video options: 1) a short version with [...]

By | 2018-12-09T15:44:41+00:00 December 8th, 2018|

3M Attempts to Mislead Federal Judge With Erroneous Study Conclusions

3M Attempts to Mislead Federal Judge With Erroneous Study Conclusions: Previously published data contradict conclusions of the Jeans study Click here for the full analysis (PDF) In a recent study pre-published online by Jeans et al, the authors conclude that screening for methicillin sensitive staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) and treating those that test positive before surgery [...]

By | 2018-09-04T15:56:41+00:00 September 4th, 2018|

3M Wins First Bair Hugger Case; 8 More Cases Prepare For Trial

The first question to the jury, in summary: “Did plaintiff prove that Bair Hugger was unreasonably dangerous and that a safe alternative was available?” The alternative, the Court ruled, had to be another air-blowing device to meet defective design requirements (it could not be HotDog®, another electric warming system, or a water-based system). The jury’s [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:09:16+00:00 May 30th, 2018|