Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - September 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-09-30 New treatment for chronic sinusitis from Summit Ear, Nose & Throat 1 None
2009-09-30 Lumenis to discuss different treatment options for laryngeal cancer at 2009 AAO-HNS 0 None
2009-09-30 Research study on teens who underwent laparoscopic bypass surgery 0 None
2009-09-30 First telemedicine-assisted video laryngoscopic intubation using GlideScope Video Laryngoscope 1 None
2009-09-30 Coupling electrosurgery with mass spectrometry for real-time identification of tumor tissues 0 None
2009-09-29 Scient’x launches its Isobar Evolution Dynamic Rod for treating lower lumbar spine pathologies 0 3
2009-09-29 Continuous chest compressions during CPR improve survival rates during cardiac arrest 0 None
2009-09-29 Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is safe and effective 0 2
2009-09-28 Preclinical data of CardiAQ Valve Technologies' TMVI in vivo study presented at the TCT 2009 0 None
2009-09-28 World’s first Cesium-131 implant for recurrent head and neck cancer performed 0 3
2009-09-28 Research reveals prophylactic mastectomy is on the rise 0 None
2009-09-28 First heart surgery using MECC system completed 0 None
2009-09-25 NIDCD awards research grant to Mobius Therapeutics 0 5
2009-09-25 Tooth cell banking for the treatment of future diseases 0 2.7
2009-09-24 NICE updates its guidance on hysteroscopic sterilization 0 None
2009-09-24 Study compares benefits of laparoscopic and traditional open surgery for prostate cancer 1 3.5
2009-09-24 Scientist reveals that selecting optimal radiation dosage for a patient is possible 0 None
2009-09-24 BREVAGen test offers precise breast cancer risk assessment 0 None
2009-09-24 Z-Medica launches the QuikClot Interventional hemostatic bandage for use during catheterization procedures 0 None
2009-09-23 New palate reconstruction technique for post tonsil cancer surgery 0 None
2009-09-23 Advancements in the treatment of metastatic malignant melanoma 0 None
2009-09-23 Spread of cancer in melanoma patients can be determined by ultrasound signals 0 4
2009-09-23 Genous Bio-engineered R stent for STEMI implantation exhibits safety 0 None
2009-09-23 Breakthrough in the successful treatment of AMI 0 None
2009-09-23 Pros and cons of the estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate 0 None
2009-09-23 Using moldable pastes to repair fractures in the future 0 None
2009-09-23 Private cord blood banking can treat medical conditions but is expensive 0 None
2009-09-23 Heart surgery can be scheduled anytime: Study 0 None
2009-09-23 New heart surgery method raises questions for reformers 0 None
2009-09-23 Abiomed announces new data from its USpella IRB registry of Impella 2.5 patients 0 None
2009-09-22 Menaflex collagen meniscus implant performed in young veteran 0 None
2009-09-22 XRCMI's rapid results imaging tests program 0 None
2009-09-22 New sirolimus-eluting stent shows greater neointimal suppression than PES 0 None
2009-09-22 Technique to reduce stroke in cardiac surgery patients 0 None
2009-09-22 Ross Procedure to be discussed by cardiovascular surgeons 0 None
2009-09-22 Transcatheter valve implantation is an effective treatment for patients with aortic stenosis 0 None
2009-09-22 New wireless Fractional Flow Reserve system to evaluate blood flow blockages in the arteries 0 None
2009-09-21 Columbia University Medical Center performs the 100th ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis implant 0 None
2009-09-21 AFib ablated using visually-guided laser balloon catheter 0 None
2009-09-21 CT-guided tube pericardiostomy, an effective treatment for pericardial effusion 0 None
2009-09-21 ECG gating reduces patient radiation dose during CT angiography 0 None
2009-09-21 Chronic asthma can be controlled with better breathing techniques 0 None
2009-09-21 Center for Hip Pain and Preservation focuses on improved understanding of hip abnormalities 0 None
2009-09-19 KCI to conduct discussion on limb surgeries and amputations 0 None
2009-09-19 Ethridge Plastic Surgery focuses on personalized reconstructive procedures 0 None
2009-09-19 AMR finds 75 percent of hetastarch recipients underwent surgical procedures 0 None
2009-09-17 Interim data from GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft studies presented at the 2009 vascular meeting 0 None
2009-09-17 Study to determine the outcomes and complications of ERCP in a community practice to appear in GIE journal 0 None
2009-09-17 Liver transplantation performed in a six-month old infant 1 None
2009-09-17 Learning curve method checks the proficiency level in laparoscopic splenectomy procedures 0 None
2009-09-17 Successful eye surgery involves eyetooth implant in eye 0 4
2009-09-16 Cryosurgery: Primary treatment option for prostate cancer 0 5
2009-09-16 The first successful implantation of the GDS Accucinch System for mitral valve repair 0 None
2009-09-16 Children's Hospital enrolls patients for ExCell clinical study 0 None
2009-09-15 FDA clears Olerup SSP’s Taq-polymerase-free HLA typing kit for sale in the U.S. 0 1
2009-09-15 Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery shares views on medical tourism 0 None
2009-09-15 AST meeting to review most recent developments in the field of organ transplantation 0 None
2009-09-15 Clinical Professor of Surgery featured in The Doctors medical show 0 None
2009-09-14 Carotid and cardiac procedures result in higher incidence of post-operative strokes 0 None
2009-09-14 Study reveals feasibility of OrbusNeich's Genous stent in patients needing undeferrable non-cardiac surgery 0 None
2009-09-11 Solta Medical launches new Thermage CPT and Fraxel re:store Dual systems 0 5
2009-09-10 Lock-Tight Facet Fixation System used performing posterior spinal fixation procedures 0 None
2009-09-10 Presbia unveils implantable micro-lens treatment for presbyopia 0 None
2009-09-10 Board-certified vascular surgeon joins VIVA 0 None
2009-09-09 Sequoia Hospital completes 1000 atrial fibrillation ablation procedures 0 None
2009-09-09 Prostate cancer treatment options discussed in a study 0 None
2009-09-09 New procedure for transapical valve replacement minimizes trauma and blood loss 0 None
2009-09-08 New procedure used for breast cancer surgery 0 None
2009-09-08 Mid-Atlantic region’s first laparoscopic gastric banding surgery performed at AEHN 0 None
2009-09-08 Powered SAFE Scribe hair replacement technique unveiled at ISHRS meeting 0 None
2009-09-04 Two new da Vinci Si HD Surgical System robots added to Swedish Medical Center 0 None
2009-09-04 Periurethral suspension technique results in greater continence rates after RALIP 0 None
2009-09-04 First artificial heart implant successfully performed by a AUBMC medical team 0 None
2009-09-03 SYNTAX clinical trial results announced 0 None
2009-09-03 CRT-D implants for treating sudden cardiac death 0 None
2009-09-03 IDEAL IMPLANT clinical trial features lump-sum payment to participants 0 None
2009-09-03 First world conference on AMIS procedure 0 None
2009-09-03 Alloantigen-specific Treg cells targeted for organ transplantation 0 None
2009-09-02 ICD implantation reduces mortality in heart attack patients 0 5
2009-09-02 The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System deployed at the CHUM 0 None
2009-09-02 LUNA surgical procedure did not alleviate chronic pelvic pain in women 0 5
2009-09-02 CardioWest Total Artificial Heart recipient going strong for more than 10 months 0 None
2009-09-02 Primary angioplasty procedures vary in European countries 0 None
2009-09-02 Prolonged surgery should be avoided in trauma patients with multiple fractures 0 None
2009-09-02 Ground breaking surgery leaves no unsightly scar 0 None
2009-09-01 Weight-loss surgery prior to pregnancy results in lower prevalence of obesity in children 0 None
2009-09-01 Atrial fibrillation ablation - one of the fastest growing cardiology techniques 0 5
2009-09-01 Race, gender and insurance status influence liver transplant decisions 0 None
2009-09-01 OHSU study reveals that fluoroquinolones may cause double vision 1 None


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