Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - January 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-01-31 UK plastic surgery industry experiences significant growth 0 None
2010-01-30 Award for best organ donation feature film: Transplant community to vote 0 None
2010-01-30 FMCNA ships dialysis machines and supplies for Haiti relief efforts 0 None
2010-01-30 AAPM reassures safety of radiation therapy 0 None
2010-01-30 Muscle-sparing treatments could improve patient outcomes and reduce costs 0 None
2010-01-30 Obesity related health complications more dangerous than risks associated with bariatric surgery 0 None
2010-01-30 Study shows majority of patients gain weight after knee replacement surgery 0 5
2010-01-29 Surgeons have a lower preference for back surgery than family doctors 0 None
2010-01-29 Obama unintentionally reinforces misconception about root canal procedures 0 4.7
2010-01-29 UCLA's non-invasive pre-surgical testing approach leads to seizure-free surgical outcome in TSC patients 0 None
2010-01-29 New Jersey surgeons perform multi-process procedure for spinal cord injuries 0 None
2010-01-29 Sports Medicine Clinic offers PRP therapy to heal injured ligaments, tendons and muscles 0 1.5
2010-01-28 New technique could eliminate hip replacement surgeries in young trauma patients 0 None
2010-01-28 Consumer survey results indicate cosmetic surgery is not taboo anymore 0 5
2010-01-28 Study shows cooling technique in heart operations does not impair neurological outcomes in children 0 None
2010-01-28 Transplant tourism: Ethical issues 0 5
2010-01-28 Workers' compensation status may affect treatment outcomes for herniated disks 0 None
2010-01-28 Study shows benefits of endoscopic sinus surgery for patients with chronic sinusitis 0 4
2010-01-28 Children with cancer are treated with proton therapy at ProCure Proton Therapy Center 0 5
2010-01-28 Researchers develop PEG-POD tool for gene therapy 0 5
2010-01-27 Access Scientific's PICC WAND receives FDA clearance 0 None
2010-01-27 Tissue Genesis, AMS to develop adipose-derived regenerative cells for treating pelvic health disorders 0 5
2010-01-27 AFib: NAVISTAR THERMOCOOL Catheter provides better outcomes compared to drug therapy 0 None
2010-01-27 Researchers join in a three-year project to pursue novel applications of HPC in radiotherapy 0 None
2010-01-27 GEH to create a supply of molybdenum-99 for use in nuclear medicine diagnostic procedures 0 None
2010-01-27 Usage of shape memory alloys for fabricating medical devices: Acacia Research subsidiary acquires patent 0 None
2010-01-27 MAQUET Cardiovascular initiates study evaluating EVH in CABG compared to open vein harvesting 0 None
2010-01-27 Invatec launches Maris Plus self-expanding peripheral stent system 0 None
2010-01-27 Ablation therapy better than drug therapy for heart rhythm disorder 0 4
2010-01-27 Selective use of DHCA during surgery for CHD in infancy does not impair neurological outcomes 0 None
2010-01-27 UF researchers work out to find new treatments for Pompe disease 0 None
2010-01-27 NNSA awards $9M for B&W TSG's medical isotope production program 0 None
2010-01-27 Radiation therapy safe and effective for cancer treatment 0 None
2010-01-25 Long-term graft retention is improved through supplementation of fat grafts with ADRCs 0 None
2010-01-25 First commercial implants of ATS Medical's ATS 3f Enable Aortic Bioprosthesis performed 0 None
2010-01-23 University of Kentucky's fast-track protocol reduces risk of death in heart attack patients 0 None
2010-01-23 Insertion of tiny heart pump without surgery 1 None
2010-01-23 Interventional cardiologist accesses coronary arteries through radial artery on the inside of wrist 0 None
2010-01-23 Limiting depth of sedation reduces risk of postoperative delirium in elderly patients 0 None
2010-01-23 First U.S. facial transplantation procedure: Functional, psychological, and social outcome excellent 0 None
2010-01-23 Injectable sealant found to be biocompatible and effective for fetal tissue repair 0 None
2010-01-23 First Hybrid Cath Lab in Louisiana at Tulane Hospital for Children 0 None
2010-01-23 MACI/ACI therapies could prevent total joint replacement in OA patients 0 None
2010-01-22 Combination of saliva test with ultra high-tech biopsy process may help prevent genetic disorders 0 None
2010-01-21 World’s first Cs-131 implant for colorectal cancer performed at Weill Cornell Medical Center 0 5
2010-01-21 Enrollment complete in Vertos Medical's U.S. IRB I "mild" procedure Patient Outcomes Trial 0 5
2010-01-21 Terumo to sponsor presentations on EVH and controversies in aortic surgery at the STS Annual Meeting 0 None
2010-01-21 Mirror therapy before amputation may prevent phantom limb pain 0 3
2010-01-21 Outcomes for STEMI patients improve with early treatment intervention 0 None
2010-01-21 Stem Cell Assurance performs first regenerative cell breast augmentation surgery 1 4.5
2010-01-21 SCA begins new initiative to make 'error-free' cardiac surgery a reality 0 None
2010-01-20 SIR supports use of vertebral augmentation for patients with spine fractures 0 None
2010-01-20 Hydraulic erectile prosthesis implantation in gender reassignment therapy: Study 0 5
2010-01-20 Gently rocking embryos during IVF may improve success rates 0 None
2010-01-20 New technique could bring immense benefits for patients with irregular heart rhythm 0 None
2010-01-20 Simbionix introduces new module for ANGIO Mentor simulator 1 1
2010-01-20 New minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer reduces post-operative pain 0 None
2010-01-20 New heating therapy reduces mastectomies, kills large tumors 0 None
2010-01-20 Light sedation decreases postoperative delirium in elderly patients by 50% 0 None
2010-01-19 Invatec's REEF HP PTA Balloon Catheter receives FDA marketing clearance 0 None
2010-01-19 Open heart surgery without any blood transfusion on a 2-year-old with complex blue baby syndrome 1 4.9
2010-01-19 Gastric bypass surgery may increase life expectancy of morbidly obese individuals 2 3
2010-01-19 The Methodist Hospital initiates program on nanotechnology in orthopedics and spine surgery 0 5
2010-01-19 Press Ganey Associates and UNOS develop comprehensive transplant survey 0 None
2010-01-19 CTO Summit features new developments in therapeutic procedures 0 None
2010-01-19 Bariatric procedures in Medicare population are associated with improved outcomes 0 None
2010-01-19 Study data on Artefill for treating atrophic acne scars presented at the Orlando Dermatology Conference 0 None
2010-01-19 Lighter sedation during spinal anesthesia reduces postoperative delirium in elderly patients 0 None
2010-01-19 Attaching cartilage to polydioxanone plates facilitates corrective surgery on nasal septum 0 None
2010-01-18 Allergan to jointly promote its adjustable gastric band for bariatric surgery with Covidien 0 None
2010-01-18 Plastic surgery to complete weight-loss treatment 0 4.5
2010-01-18 First disposable side-opening vaginal speculum for office-based hysteroscopic procedures launched 0 4
2010-01-18 Research article examining the use of acupuncture to prevent PPOI published 0 None
2010-01-18 This year's Aegean Cornea Conference to celebrate 20th Anniversary of LASIK Surgery 0 None
2010-01-18 Hyperphosphatemia following standard OSP doses is related to weight, reveals study 0 None
2010-01-18 First Houston patient treated with FDA-approved liquid material for brain aneurysm 0 None
2010-01-18 MYA Cosmetic Surgery reports 15% increase in enquiries 0 None
2010-01-18 Bariatric surgery offers a new hope for obese patients 0 None
2010-01-18 Japan's MHLW approves InSightec's ExAblate MRgFUS system 0 None
2010-01-13 DASH formable absorbent retractor improves patient safety 0 None
2010-01-12 Enrollment complete in Dune Medical Devices' MarginProbe pivotal clinical trial 0 5
2010-01-12 FDA approves Celsius RMT ThermoCool catheter for use with Stereotaxis' magnetic navigation system 0 None
2010-01-12 Spinal cement may help multiple myeloma patients live longer 0 None
2010-01-12 Stem cell therapy holds promise as potential alternative to bone grafting operations 0 None
2010-01-12 Concentric Medical reports first use of its Trevo System for acute ischemic stroke in Europe 0 None
2010-01-12 Stem Cell Assurance announces availability of adipose-derived regenerative cell applications 1 5
2010-01-12 U-M Congenital Heart Center invites parents to submit queries on heart defect surgeries 0 None
2010-01-12 CDS Investigator Group identifies a new predictor for successful corneal transplant 0 None
2010-01-09 EGS announces improved clinical outcomes from its new TIF procedure 0 None
2010-01-09 Cytori Therapeutics' PureGraft System receives FDA marketing clearance 0 None
2010-01-08 Neurosurgeons perform world's first operation on 'habenula' to treat depression 0 None
2010-01-08 Young Caribbean girl receives complex surgery for rare spinal condition 0 None
2010-01-08 Urologists use robot-assisted surgery to cut off average surgery time for vasectomy reversal 0 None
2010-01-07 New cardiac procedure may reduce complications and hospital costs 0 None
2010-01-07 New research reveals hand amputation may lead to permanent distortions in spatial perception 0 None
2010-01-07 Penn researchers study benefits of bariatric surgery for treating Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2010-01-07 IPMT procedure can benefit patients with acute deep vein thrombosis 1 5
2010-01-06 Renowned ophthalmologist performs innovative procedure on patient suffering from severe visual impairment 0 None
2010-01-06 Montefiore Medical Center first to perform minimally invasive procedure on uterine fibroids 0 None
2010-01-06 Life-saving therapeutic interventions possible with early detection of hepatitis C recurrence 0 None
2010-01-06 Radiologists use new interventional NanoKnife technique to treat lung cancer 0 5
2010-01-05 Circumcision lowers HIV risk; changes bacterial community on penis microbiome 1 None
2010-01-05 Study shows diabetic patients can benefit from gastric bypass surgery 0 None
2010-01-05 Study shows low postoperative mortality rates after hip and knee replacement surgeries 1 None
2010-01-05 FDA approves minimally invasive procedure for treating benign and malignant tumors 0 None
2010-01-05 ART publishes impressive data on its bioresorbable stent 0 None
2010-01-03 ESS improves quality of life in CRS patients 0 None


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