Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - August 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-08-31 New director appointed at the Saint John’s Neuroscience Institute 0 5
2009-08-31 New radiotherapy treatment devised for treating women with metastatic ovarian cancer 0 5
2009-08-30 Clinical data of the REVERSE trial reveals how CRT improves functioning of the heart 0 None
2009-08-29 The Waismann Method of Accelerated Benzodiazepine Neuro-Regulation proves a suitable alternative to traditional benzodiazepine detoxification 0 None
2009-08-28 DaVita's nocturnal dialysis treatment allows patients to dialyze in-clinic while sleeping overnight 0 None
2009-08-28 Uncontrolled NHBDs could help counter the shortage of kidney grafts in France 0 None
2009-08-28 Ochsner Medical Center selected to participate as an FDA investigative site in the PARTNER clinical trial 0 None
2009-08-26 Recurrence rate of patients with node-negative gastric cancer can be reduced 0 None
2009-08-26 Versa Card enters into a Medical Services Agreement with Northshore Orthopedics 0 None
2009-08-25 New minimally invasive procedure to treat ruptured brain aneurysm developed 0 None
2009-08-25 Comparative effectiveness: Back surgery remains popular despite poor study results 0 None
2009-08-24 New noninvasive technique to detect colorectal and gastric cancers found 0 None
2009-08-24 New minimally invasive surgery techniques and instruments reduce tissue damage and infection 0 None
2009-08-24 Mount Sinai Medical Center physicians pioneer a non-surgical procedure for treating LAA 0 None
2009-08-21 HeartWare achieves enrollment milestone under its ADVANCE Clinical Trial in the U.S 0 None
2009-08-21 Kidneys from young donors considered safe and effective for transplantation 0 None
2009-08-20 Thyroid cancer patients treated successfully using a new robot-assisted endoscopic technique 0 None
2009-08-19 Health Research International publishes reports on opportunities presented by transcatheter and minimally invasive surgical valve technologies 0 None
2009-08-19 Computed tomography angiography can identify abnormalities and injury beyond the pulmonary arteries 0 None
2009-08-19 Forty-six uninsured San Diego County patients to receive free surgeries, procedures 0 None
2009-08-19 CryoLife's SynerGraft technology effective in removing donor cells and cellular remnants from the tissue 0 None
2009-08-18 Neurofeedback 'brain training' helps surgeons improve skills 0 None
2009-08-12 Assisted ventilation in cardiac arrest rescue may lower chances of survival 0 None
2009-08-12 Giant pituitary adenoma can be safely removed through nasal route 0 5
2009-08-12 Research on blood transfusions points to a potential risk of transfusing donated platelets 0 None
2009-08-12 Most people overestimate the life-saving benefits of breast and prostate cancer screening 0 None
2009-08-10 Virtual heart surgery helps plan child's surgery 0 None
2009-08-10 Need to rethink pros and cons of limb-sparing surgery and amputation 0 None
2009-08-06 Complex, eight-hour open procedure removes life-threatening blood clots from 17-year-old's lungs 0 None
2009-08-06 Percutaneous vertebroplasty exposed as ineffective 1 4
2009-08-06 Comparative effectiveness studies raise questions about vertebroplasty back pain treatment 2 None
2009-08-06 Experts on vertebroplasty contend recent vertebroplasty studies are misleading 0 None
2009-08-06 Digital mammography plus digital breast tomosynthesis may lower patient recall rates 0 None
2009-08-06 Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest is cost-effective 0 None
2009-08-05 Questions raised about vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal compression fractures 0 None
2009-08-04 Jefferson names endowed Professorship in transplant surgery 0 None
2009-08-03 Long-term brain damage after bypass surgery - more evidence puts blame on heart disease 0 4
2009-08-03 Radiation exposure during interventional procedures a concern for some developing countries 0 None
2009-08-03 Neck surgery for cervical spine disorders alleviates headaches 0 None


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