Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - May 2010

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2010-05-31 Deep-brain stimulation makes difference in the lives of people with Parkinson disease 0 None
2010-05-31 Health Robotics South East Asia opens two outsourcing centers in Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok 0 None
2010-05-31 Epilepsy surgery ends seizures and prevents further deterioration in memory 0 None
2010-05-31 U.S. Department of Defense OTT initiative to replace scars and defects with healthy, functional tissues 0 None
2010-05-31 IMRT avoids xerostomia, but effectiveness on controlling cancer unclear 0 None
2010-05-31 Adenosine plays major role in parlaying effects of acupuncture 0 None
2010-05-31 Surgery more beneficial than drug therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia 0 None
2010-05-31 Overall increase of cesarean births not due to maternal request 0 None
2010-05-29 AAID's advice on teeth suddenly knocked out 0 None
2010-05-29 Effectiveness of two stroke-prevention procedures vary by age, say researchers 0 None
2010-05-29 Major response to preoperative therapy increases survival in pancreatic cancer patients 0 None
2010-05-29 Women who undergo bilateral oophorectomy tend to have smaller tumors 0 None
2010-05-29 EDAP to showcase Ablatherm-HIFU technology and Sonolith i-sys lithotripter at AUA 2010 Annual Meeting 0 5
2010-05-29 Hebrew Union College honors Dr. Dean Lorich with 2010 Roger E. Joseph Prize for humanitarian efforts 0 None
2010-05-29 Patients with stage IIIA NSCLC who receive lobectomy have increased overall survival: Research 0 5
2010-05-29 Bioheart to establish two Centers of Excellence to provide cell therapy procedures for patients with CHF, PAD 0 None
2010-05-29 AMS issued U.S. patent covering surgical methodology for implanting AdVance Male Sling 0 None
2010-05-29 Sutter General performs first hip replacement with ROBODOC Surgical System after FDA clearance 0 5
2010-05-29 Ethicon Endo-Surgery not to make certain advertising claims concerning trocar products 0 None
2010-05-29 US HIFU acquires Sonatherm 600 medical device from Misonix 0 2
2010-05-28 2010 Quality Index Reports on Ontario's Cancer System 0 None
2010-05-28 Simoni Lift minimally invasive surgery to be revealed at international facial cosmetic surgery symposium 0 None
2010-05-28 Age of patients makes a difference in comparing endarteroctomy with carotid stenting for stroke-prevention 0 None
2010-05-28 Advocates urge Congress to reauthorize C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program and NCBI 0 None
2010-05-28 Stanford Hospital & Clinics uses endovascular laser technology to retrieve permanently embedded IVC filters 0 5
2010-05-28 CREST: Carotid artery surgery and stenting have long-term outcomes for patients with stroke 0 None
2010-05-28 Aggressive treatment of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma increases survival: Study 0 5
2010-05-28 IMRT leads to fewer cases of xerostomia than other types of radiation: AHRQ report 0 None
2010-05-28 Northwestern Memorial performs robotic assisted vasectomy reversal using da Vinci surgical robot 0 4
2010-05-28 Low frequency ultrasound can heal and regenerate body tissues 1 None
2010-05-28 New surgical procedure improves survival in infants with severely underdeveloped hearts 0 None
2010-05-28 Orthopedic surgeons plan to reduce usage of metal-on-metal hip implants: Survey 0 1
2010-05-28 Alimera Sciences provides new data from Iluvien Phase 3 FAME clinical trials for DME 0 None
2010-05-28 Osprey Biomedical rolls out Eagle Cervical Allograft Series in ATPS Preservation System 0 None
2010-05-28 Positron Emission Mammography helps evaluate response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Study 0 None
2010-05-27 St. Jude Medical's Epiducer lead delivery system for neurostimulation therapy receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2010-05-27 National Science Foundation supports PolyMedix with $150,000 grant for development of antimicrobial sutures 0 None
2010-05-27 Toremifene reduces fracture risk in men with prostate cancer after initiation of androgen deprivation therapy 0 None
2010-05-27 Greater physician involvement leads to fewer low-yield exams 0 None
2010-05-27 Diving "feet first" can prevent spinal cord injuries 0 5
2010-05-27 FDA, EMA approve Repligen's proposal for Phase 3 re-read in RG1068 trial for pancreatic imaging 0 None
2010-05-27 Covidien launches V-Loc 90 knotless wound closure device 0 None
2010-05-27 ART no longer part of free public health services in Denmark 0 None
2010-05-27 Study finds improvement in detection of breast cancer in mammograms over 9-year period 0 None
2010-05-27 Usage of shunts to direct blood flow to lungs can help kids born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome 0 None
2010-05-27 Largest clinical trial to compare surgical treatments for congenital heart disease 0 None
2010-05-27 CREST study data published in The New England Journal of Medicine 0 None
2010-05-27 Cordis announces launch of ExoSeal Vascular Closure Device 0 None
2010-05-27 Impulse Monitoring signs agreement to provide Tufts Medical Center IONM services 0 None
2010-05-27 Kensey Nash granted FDA 510(k) clearance for Meso BioMatrix ECM product 0 None
2010-05-26 Abbott's TREK Coronary Dilatation Catheter receives European approval 0 None
2010-05-26 St. Jude Medical to evaluate cost-effectiveness of FFR for multivessel coronary artery disease 0 None
2010-05-26 New clinical data for CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement system presented at EuroPCR 0 5
2010-05-26 Overlake Hospital acquires Toshiba’s Vantage Titan ultra-short, open bore MR system 0 None
2010-05-26 Half the high schools in Toronto do not train students how to perform CPR: Study 0 None
2010-05-26 Hospital matters in complication rates and lengths of stay for bariatric surgery 0 None
2010-05-26 Abbott reports positive 6-month results from bioresorbable vascular scaffold trial at EuroPCR 2010 0 None
2010-05-26 Medtronic’s Resolute zotarolimus-eluting stent as effective as Xience V everolimus-eluting stent: Study 0 None
2010-05-26 InspireMD announces next generation MGuard Prime net protective Cobalt Chromium stent system 0 3
2010-05-26 6-month results of NovoStent's SAMBA trial for atherosclerotic disease in SFA and popliteal arteries 0 None
2010-05-26 Breast-conserving therapy is viable treatment option for African-American women: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-26 PIONEER trial evaluates new safe concept of stent-drug combination 0 None
2010-05-26 Boston Scientific initiates study to compare PROMUS Element Stent to XIENCE PRIME Stent System 0 None
2010-05-26 Visually-guided laser-balloon catheter stops abnormal electrical pulses in patients with irregular heartbeats 0 None
2010-05-26 NEVO Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent demonstrates safety and efficacy outcomes at 12 months 0 None
2010-05-25 Applied Spine Technologies awarded U.S. patents for 'Dynamic Spine Stabilizer' and 'Spring Junction' 0 None
2010-05-25 MAQUET Cardiovascular commences enrollment in trial of FUSION and FUSION BIOLINE Vascular Grafts 0 None
2010-05-25 Anaheim Regional Medical Center uses Arctic Sun cooling device to protect a patient from brain damage 0 None
2010-05-25 PMI's CAAS software integrated with Ziehm Imaging's mobile cardiovascular imaging solutions 0 None
2010-05-25 Boston Scientific collaborates with Philips, Siemens to offer integrated imaging systems 0 None
2010-05-25 DAPT Study expands into seven countries in the EU: HCRI 0 None
2010-05-25 Rush University Medical Center uses Mini TightRope procedure to treat bunions 0 3.7
2010-05-25 Stentys receives CE Marking for drug-eluting stent 0 None
2010-05-25 NC Quantum Apex PTCA Dilatation Balloon Catheter receives CE Mark and FDA approval 0 None
2010-05-24 Data from MiDAS I trial of mild for treatment of LSS to be released 0 None
2010-05-24 Europe's leading stem cell bank launches innovative service for liposuction market 0 None
2010-05-21 Axis Three announces availability of new XS-400 scanner for face, breast and body procedures 0 None
2010-05-21 New technique may improve treatments for heart disease 0 None
2010-05-21 Data on retreatment experiences with brentuximab vedotin in clinical trials to be presented at 2010 ASCO 0 None
2010-05-21 New therapy program serves as foundation for ongoing clinical development 0 None
2010-05-21 Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigators target autophagy 0 None
2010-05-21 Common misconceptions about general anesthesia 0 None
2010-05-21 Smoking cessation treatments effective and safe for people with schizophrenia 0 None
2010-05-21 Pluristem to highlight potential of PLX-PAD cell therapy for critical limb ischemia at 16th ISCT 0 None
2010-05-21 Group weight loss programs reduce risk for type 2 diabetes 0 None
2010-05-21 Routine cessation of clopidogrel in patients before colonoscopy polypectomy not necessary: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-21 Compatibility between donated kidney's weight and weight of recipient improves success of transplantation 0 None
2010-05-21 New clinical procedures, better diagnostics improve prognosis for children born with severe acute asphyxia 0 None
2010-05-21 Volcano reports successful completion of cases with second generation OCT catheter and system 0 None
2010-05-21 HemaCare announces commercial cell therapy collection agreement with Dendreon 0 None
2010-05-21 Toxcure granted U.S. patent for method of treating neoplasms with neurotoxins 0 None
2010-05-21 SLU Hospital announces increase in number of minimally-invasive spinal procedures performed 0 5
2010-05-21 AORN develops new Comprehensive Surgical Checklist 0 None
2010-05-21 Narrow-band imaging could be novel tool for in vivo assessment of mucosal angiogenesis 0 None
2010-05-21 SurgiQuest granted FDA marketing clearance for AnchorPort Single Incision Laparoscopy Kit device 0 None
2010-05-21 Vascular Insights wins CE Mark approval for ClariVein Occlusion Catheter 0 None
2010-05-20 NewLink Genetics to present Phase 2 data of HyperAcute-Pancreas immunotherapy for resected pancreatic cancer 0 5
2010-05-20 Elixir Medical announces presentations from EXCELLA II Clinical Trial at 2010 EuroPCR 0 5
2010-05-20 Study demonstrates anti-prostate cancer properties of Modified Citrus Pectin 0 5
2010-05-20 Nine facilities in northern California region named Centers of Excellence in accelerated partial breast irradiation 0 None
2010-05-20 Dispelling misconceptions associated with anaesthesia reduce patient anxiety before surgery 0 None
2010-05-20 STAAR Surgical receives CE Mark approval for product improvements to Visian Implantable Collamer Lens 0 None
2010-05-20 Dynamic testing approach for HIV/AIDS diagnostics 0 None
2010-05-20 70% of oncologists and 60% of ob-gyns disagree with Task Force's mammogram recommendations 0 None
2010-05-20 New study shows preoperative statin therapy protects patients undergoing elective AAA repair 0 None
2010-05-20 Medtronic commences treatment in RESCUE trial of Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft with Captivia Delivery System 0 None
2010-05-19 Boston Scientific announces U.S., European launches of Sterling SL PTA Balloon Dilatation Catheter 0 None
2010-05-19 Plastic corneal prosthesis for patients unable to tolerate donor corneas 0 None
2010-05-19 Long-term smoking cessation success possible with treatment philosophy and individualized information 0 None
2010-05-19 Pearl Therapeutics presents data supporting development of PT003 combination bronchodilator product 0 None
2010-05-19 Early tracheotomy not beneficial in terms of MV duration, mortality compared to late tracheotomy 0 None
2010-05-19 Two common operations for SUI help women achieve similar levels of dryness: Study 0 5
2010-05-19 CBIT therapy helps Tourette Syndrome children manage tics 0 None
2010-05-19 Lentigen receives NIH STTR grant for Hunter syndrome lentiviral gene therapy 0 None
2010-05-19 FDA approves Conceptus' ESS305 Essure procedure for increased bilateral placement rate of 96.9% 0 None
2010-05-18 Covidien launches SILS stitch suturing device for advanced laparoscopic surgery 0 None
2010-05-18 Covidien announces global launch of SILS Stitch articulating suturing device for advanced laparoscopic surgery 0 None
2010-05-18 Medico's Hirata to distribute Accumetrics' VerifyNow System in Japan 0 None
2010-05-18 FDA grants LensAR Laser System 510(k) clearance for use in anterior capsulotomy during cataract surgery 0 None
2010-05-18 IDEV launches SUPERA VERITAS Peripheral Vascular System in Europe 0 None
2010-05-18 Neoprobe gamma radiation detection systems featured in RSL peer review in American Journal of Surgery 0 None
2010-05-18 New DVS radiation measurement device for prostate cancer treatment 0 None
2010-05-18 Patients who receive H-SRT for recurrent brain cancer live longer: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-18 Covidien introduces EEA Hemorrhoid & Prolapse Stapler Set with DST Series Technology 0 None
2010-05-18 Electrical muscle stimulation prevents critical illness polynueromyopathy 0 None
2010-05-17 Australian doctors identify new disease and devise its cure 0 None
2010-05-17 Aastrom Biosciences initiates treatment in Phase 2 catheter-based clinical trial for dilated cardiomyopathy 0 None
2010-05-17 TriReme Medical receives FDA expanded clearance for GliderXtreme PTA balloon catheter 0 None
2010-05-17 AngioDynamics launches Morpheus Smart PICC Triple Lumen CT PICC 0 None
2010-05-17 RFA causes less post-procedural pain in patients with varicose veins: Study 0 None
2010-05-15 Study examines safety of non-invasive cardiac shock wave procedure for angina pectoris 0 1
2010-05-15 EES launches two surgical staplers to optimize efficiencies and compression during open surgery 1 None
2010-05-14 SANUWAVE Health reports $3.0 million net loss for first-quarter 2010 0 None
2010-05-14 First international user meeting of endoscopic spinal surgery 0 4
2010-05-14 Convergent procedure promising for longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation 0 None
2010-05-14 Catheter ablation treatment reduces risks associated with atrial fibrillation 0 None
2010-05-14 Prometheus announces novel method for early detection of HACA during infliximab treatment 0 None
2010-05-14 NiTi Surgical Solutions completes over 4,000 successful ColonRing applications in 16 countries 0 None
2010-05-14 GRNCM1 do not cause cardiac arrhythmias after transplantation: Preclinical study 0 None
2010-05-14 Nationwide Children's Hospital offers new gastric sleeve surgical weight loss procedure 0 None
2010-05-14 New laparoscopic procedure for hernias 0 None
2010-05-14 Fibrocell Science commences histology study of azficel-T for treatment of nasolabial fold wrinkles 0 None
2010-05-14 New Infrared Relief therapy now available for patients with diabetic neuropathies 0 None
2010-05-13 New research: 10-minute frailty test can predict surgical outcomes in older patients 0 5
2010-05-13 Stereotaxis to be featured prominently in 31st HRS 0 None
2010-05-13 Study reveals increase in treatment admissions for drug abuse 0 None
2010-05-13 Cognitive strategies lessen depression symptoms: Study 0 None
2010-05-13 27-year-old sickle cell disease patient undergoes multiple joint replacement surgery 0 None
2010-05-13 Rapid responders in novel behavior treatment for IBS maintain improvement at 3-month follow-up 0 None
2010-05-13 RYGB surgery increases insulin activity in diabetes mellitus patients 0 None
2010-05-13 Researchers develop new approach to immunotherapy of cancer 0 None
2010-05-13 Robotic surgery keeps features intact in head, neck cancer removal procedures 0 None
2010-05-13 Study compares outcome of popular esophageal stents in patients with dysphagia 0 None
2010-05-13 New Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary valve helps congenital heart defect patients avoid multiple surgeries 0 None
2010-05-13 Resverlogix' Phase 2 ASSERT trial dosing complete ahead of schedule 0 None
2010-05-13 FDA approves St. Jude Medical's Unify CRT-D and Fortify ICD devices 1 5
2010-05-13 Boston Scientific receives CE Mark approval for TAXUS Element Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System 0 None
2010-05-12 Nurses give evidence of the horrifying day in Dr. Jayant Patel’s surgery 0 None
2010-05-12 Terumo to simultaneously enroll patients in U.S. and Japan for MISAGO Self-expanding Stent System trial 0 None
2010-05-12 Spectranetics to demonstrate new Laser Lead Extraction Simulation system at Heart Rhythm 2010 0 None
2010-05-12 Risk of venous thromboembolism is low after hepatic resection in cirrhotic patients: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-12 Key mechanisms for delivery of LNP-encapsulated siRNAs to the liver 0 None
2010-05-12 Updated data from Vical's Phase 2 trial of high-dose Allovectin-7 in metastatic melanoma patients 0 None
2010-05-12 Drug-releasing stents do not result in fewer deaths or subsequent heart attacks after angioplasty 0 None
2010-05-12 Kallisto demonstrates major new version of BYOSYS solution at Orthopädie + Reha-Technik show 0 None
2010-05-12 Benefits outweigh risks in myeloablative therapy for children with high-risk neuroblastoma 0 5
2010-05-12 Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery safe for treating children with arteriovenous malformations: Study 0 None
2010-05-12 Periodontal disease treatment reduces blood sugar levels in Type 2 diabetes patients 0 None
2010-05-12 Stereotaxis launches Vdrive module for remote manipulation of diagnostic devices during EP procedures 0 None
2010-05-12 Solta Medical, Alma Lasers resolve Thermage patent lawsuits 0 None
2010-05-12 Japanese MHLW approves St. Jude Medical's AnalyST ICD with ST Monitoring device 0 None
2010-05-12 FDA approves delivery of Cefepime in B. Braun's DUPLEX System 0 None
2010-05-12 Phakic IOLs safer than laser surgery for correcting moderate short-sightedness 0 None
2010-05-12 Quest initiates dosing in Phase I clinical trial with SL052 Photodynamic Therapy in prostate cancer patients 0 None
2010-05-11 Viking Systems to demonstrate 3DHD Vision System prototype at Hospital Build Asia 2010 0 None
2010-05-11 Isolite Systems to launch LED Smart Stick for dryfield illuminator at "The Art & Science of Dentistry" meeting 0 None
2010-05-11 Hothead Technologies, Shafer partner to develop normothermia monitoring and management system 0 None
2010-05-11 Limiting fat intake to below 20% can reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence by 24% 0 None
2010-05-11 Potential new drug therapies for treatment of tuberculosis 0 3
2010-05-11 Cancer costs double in 20 years but are still in line with overall health spending, study finds 0 None
2010-05-11 New multicenter trial achieves 71% survival in AML children 0 None
2010-05-11 New law could help hospice patients continue aggressive medical treatments 0 None
2010-05-11 BIOTRONIK launches TactiCath irrigated RF contact force ablation catheter for treating AF 0 None
2010-05-11 Aesculap Implant Systems introduces S4 Element Pedicle Screw System 0 5
2010-05-10 Multicomponent psychological intervention helps reduce alexithymia and cancer pain 0 None
2010-05-10 Study results of CTT's Calmare Pain Therapy for CIPN to be presented 0 None
2010-05-10 Endosense commences enrollment in EFFICAS I study with TactiCath force-sensing catheter 0 None
2010-05-10 Asthmatx announces first U.S. patient treated with BT delivered by Alair System 0 4
2010-05-10 Bovie Medical first-quarter revenues decrease to $5.6M 0 None
2010-05-10 St. Jude Medical introduces Wireless USB Adaptor for [email protected] transmitter in the U.S. 4 5
2010-05-10 Total kidney removal not beneficial for elderly patients with confined kidney tumors 0 None
2010-05-10 European patent strengthens Soligenix' topically active steroid intellectual property portfolio 0 None
2010-05-10 AngioDynamics introduces redesigned Centros self-centering chronic hemodialysis access catheter 0 None
2010-05-10 Positive results from Cytori's Celution-based ADRC trial for treatment of no-option chronic heart disease patients 0 None
2010-05-10 Double mastectomy best for long-term prognosis of breast cancer 0 2
2010-05-10 Fibrinogen may reduce bleeding complications in cardiac surgery, says study 0 None
2010-05-10 Double-balloon endoscopy reveals intestinal lipomas within jejunal duplication cysts 0 None
2010-05-07 Researchers investigate effects of fatigue on neurosurgery resident performance 0 5
2010-05-07 Z-axis modulation reduces radiation dose associated with unenhanced CT head scans 0 None
2010-05-07 Postpartum hemorrhage increases 28% between 1995 and 2004 0 5
2010-05-07 Ohio scientists demonstrate existence of effective technology for nationwide newborn screening of SMA 0 None
2010-05-07 MMI-USA expands worldwide patent, trademark programs 0 None
2010-05-07 MBPs offer no clinical benefit to patients undergoing PD: Research team 0 None
2010-05-07 Advances in combination adult stem cell treatment for acute myocardial infarction presented at SCAI 0 None
2010-05-07 Preoperative MRI helps spare erectile function, continence after RALP for prostate cancer 0 None
2010-05-07 Study reveals benefits of X-ray guided steroid injections for treatment of hamstring tendonitis 0 None
2010-05-07 Olympus launches OER-Pro automated endoscope reprocessor 0 None
2010-05-07 Medtronic initiates U.S. clinical trial of RestoreSensor neurostimulator in chronic pain patients 0 None
2010-05-07 VA plans to limit surgeries at some of its facilities 0 None
2010-05-06 Teleflex Medical voluntarily recalls certain lots of AQUA+FLEX Hygroscopic Condenser Humidifier 0 None
2010-05-06 Xience V sales out-performing Promus in Japanese drug-eluting stent market: MRG 0 None
2010-05-06 PTNS performed using Urgent PC Neuromodulation System to receive category 1 CPT reimbursement code 0 None
2010-05-06 Study confirms long-term durability of endoscopic RFA using HALO system for eradicating Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2010-05-06 Having pathologist on-site during ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsies can cut down repeated biopsies 0 None
2010-05-06 Colonoscopy preparation drugs administered same day as procedure equally effective: Researchers 0 None
2010-05-06 Southeast Pain Care offers non-addictive alternatives to pain relief 0 None
2010-05-06 Cohera Medical reports top-line results from Tissuglu clinical trial 0 None
2010-05-06 ThromboGenics, BioInvent International report positive results from Phase II trial of TB-402 for VTE 0 None
2010-05-06 THI at St. Luke's awarded $1.5M NIH grant for study of stem cells with LVADs for end-stage heart failure 0 None
2010-05-06 Radiologists discuss ways to reduce patient exposure, cancer risk 0 None
2010-05-06 Officials investigate if use of surgical robot led to injuries 0 None
2010-05-06 DGIMED ORTHO receives 510(k) clearance for DISTALOCK Titanium Femoral Intramedullary Nail system 0 None
2010-05-05 Boehringer Ingelheim, Micromet enter collaboration for new BiTE antibody for multiple myeloma 0 None
2010-05-05 LightLab Imaging granted FDA clearance for C7-XR Imaging System and C7 Dragonfly Imaging Catheter 0 None
2010-05-05 Study reveals changes in brain activity in response to withdrawal of life support 0 None
2010-05-05 Pre-treatment quality-of-life scores predict malignancy in patients with pancreatic disease 0 None
2010-05-05 Decreasing radiotherapy doses given to 'cold spots' can help reduce side-effects 0 None
2010-05-05 Study finds early follow-up for heart failure patients reduces readmission rates 0 None
2010-05-05 Quark to present poster on predicting risk of DGF following machine perfusion of renal transplants at ATC 2010 0 None
2010-05-05 Canadian Cancer Society awards London scientists new funds for innovative research 0 None
2010-05-05 Argos Therapeutics announces presentations on sCD83 protein capabilities at 2010 American Transplant Congress 0 None
2010-05-05 TCT for Surgeons to showcase hybrid surgical, interventional techniques during TCT 2010 0 None
2010-05-05 Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery effective for patients with large acoustic neuromas: Study 0 None
2010-05-05 High doses of antioxidant nutritional supplements may predispose cells to develop cancer 0 None
2010-05-05 IBI to present data on Verisome Liquid Drug Delivery System for cystoid macular edema at ARVO 2010 0 None
2010-05-05 Adjuvant chemotherapy after gastric cancer procedure may reduce mortality 0 None
2010-05-04 Micronics receives FDA marketing clearance for ABORhCard 0 None
2010-05-04 Synageva BioPharma seeks FDA orphan drug designation for SBC-102 enzyme replacement therapy 0 None
2010-05-04 Personalized vaccine processed using tumor tissue promising for brain tumor treatment 0 5
2010-05-04 Cardiovascular specialists demonstrate effectiveness of using stents to repair aortas 0 None
2010-05-04 Approval of personalized therapy for lung cancer in Europe will change way of treatment 0 1.3
2010-05-04 Study comparing enteroscopy technologies finds SE quicker than DBE for examining small intestine 0 None
2010-05-04 Surgeons can now customize artificial knee implants, prevent future revision surgeries 0 None
2010-05-04 Boston Scientific commences enrollment in trial comparing SCS to spine reoperation in FBSS patients 0 None
2010-05-04 Novel combined immunotherapy promising for treatment of malignant brain tumors 0 None
2010-05-04 Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation induces remission in patients with treatment-resistant depression 0 None
2010-05-04 Fudged cancer patient waiting times reports, says AMAQ 0 None
2010-05-04 Neural stem cell transplantation promising for Batten disease 0 None
2010-05-04 Waiting too long for surgery for skull fracture, family resorts to private treatment 0 None
2010-05-04 Researchers evaluate efficacy of GKRS in patients with pituitary adenoma 0 None
2010-05-04 Trajectory Health, HeartMath partner to deliver clinical stress management solutions to corporates 0 None
2010-05-04 Medtronic completes enrollment in first of two CURE-AF clinical trials 0 5
2010-05-04 Statins may improve longevity of hip replacement surgery 0 None
2010-05-04 One-half of physicians do not recommend bariatric surgery for adolescents 0 None
2010-05-03 Sorin Group to distribute CardioMedical's entire Cardio Vision MIS Portfolio 0 None
2010-05-03 Ethicon Endo-Surgery SEDASYS CAPS system receives European Union CE Mark, Health Canada approval 0 None
2010-05-03 Vascular Solutions acquires Escalon Medical's SMARTNEEDLE, pdACCESS businesses 0 None
2010-05-03 Omeros announces additional data from Phase 2 trial of OMS103HP for arthroscopic meniscectomy surgery 0 None
2010-05-03 PolyTouch Medical files Premarket 510(k) application for PatchAssist laparoscopic mesh deployment device 0 None
2010-05-03 Stimatix reports interim results from artificial sphincter trial for restoring bowel control in people with stoma 0 None
2010-05-03 Belatacept preserves kidney function in transplant recipients better than cyclosporine, says study 0 3
2010-05-03 Extended hepatitis C treatment increases sustained virological response after liver transplant 0 None
2010-05-03 PEAK Surgical announces positive results from two PRECISE Clinical Studies for breast cancer diagnosis 0 None
2010-05-03 ExacTrac SV system allows precise targeting of radiotherapy using real-time X-ray images 0 None
2010-05-03 Promising results from combination therapy of pemetrexed concurrent with radiation in lung cancer 0 None
2010-05-03 Scientific validity of traditional Chinese medicine for pain treatment receives support 0 None
2010-05-03 SGB procedure holds potential promise for PTSD treatment 0 5
2010-05-03 Researchers find better way to prep patients for colonoscopy procedures 0 None
2010-05-03 Report shows increasing rates of AMD among Asians 0 None


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