Print Issue: November 01, 2008

Company Receives Approval for Anchored Catheter

Interrad Medical, Inc., of Plymouth, Minn., has received clearance of its SecurAcath peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) with Subcutaneous Securement System, which deploys a small anchor in the subcutaneous tissue just beneath the skin to hold an indwelling catheter securely in place.

Alpha Blocker Approved for BPH Treatment

Rapaflo (silodosin), an alpha blocker marketed by Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Corona, Calif., for oral, once-daily treatment of the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) has received approval.

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