Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-12-29 Three successful full face transplants: Brigham and Women’s report 0 None
2011-12-29 New form of esophagectomy for treatment of severe cancer 0 None
2011-12-28 Vejthani Hospital Bangkok offers High Tibial Osteotomy Surgery for osteoarthritis 0 None
2011-12-27 USPTO issues patent to Novus Scientific's TIGR Matrix Surgical Mesh 0 None
2011-12-26 Donate Life to honor 10 deceased Hispanic organ and tissue donors with floragraphs 0 None
2011-12-26 FMCNA recognizes 25 dialysis patients across the nation 1 None
2011-12-26 Allergan seeks to reassure surgeons, patients about safety of breast implants 1 None
2011-12-23 Graphitic carbon plays key role as lubricating layer on metal-on-metal hip implants 0 None
2011-12-23 UC San Diego surgeon removes diseased gallbladder through belly button 1 3
2011-12-23 Declined consent affects organ donation rates 0 None
2011-12-23 Correcting anemia can preserve kidney function in many transplant recipients 0 None
2011-12-23 Surprising finding about implants used in hip replacement surgery 0 None
2011-12-23 Abbott commences Esprit drug eluting BVS trial in peripheral artery disease 0 None
2011-12-23 Botox can have unsuspected 'systemic' effects on muscles 0 None
2011-12-23 ASCs need to develop policies for management of malignant hyperthermia 0 None
2011-12-22 FDA clears OptiMedica's Catalys Precision Laser System 0 None
2011-12-22 Consistent evidence that HRT use associated with breast cancer 0 None
2011-12-22 Younger patients achieve better results and higher satisfaction after facelift surgery 0 None
2011-12-22 Study analyzes how often patients receive preoperative medical consultation 0 None
2011-12-22 Study identifies six risk factors associated with blindness after spine surgery 0 None
2011-12-22 TriVascular treats first Canadian patients with Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft 0 None
2011-12-22 Scott & White gynecologist receives Honorary Fellowship from RANZCOG 0 None
2011-12-21 FDA, other organizations unveil program to monitor cataract surgery devices 0 None
2011-12-21 Regional variations persist in cervical spine surgery 0 None
2011-12-21 Surgeon volume and in-hospital mortality for open AAA repair 0 None
2011-12-21 CLND may help reduce papillary thyroid cancer recurrence rates 0 None
2011-12-21 Obesity doubles risk of recurrence and death after esophageal cancer surgery 0 None
2011-12-21 Mazor Robotics announces purchase agreement with NSH Michigan 0 None
2011-12-21 Early aquatic therapy after TKA may improve quality of life 0 None
2011-12-21 PRI now offers latest surgical robotics for patients with kidney tumors 0 None
2011-12-20 BMDCs can contribute to olfactory neurons through plasticity mechanism 0 None
2011-12-20 Immunosuppressant combination improves survival of human spinal stem cells in ALS rat model 0 None
2011-12-20 Cutting cardiac sympathetic nerve may help control heart rhythms 0 None
2011-12-20 MU Department of Surgery continues to secure research opportunities 0 None
2011-12-20 PerkinElmer's ViaCord enters collaborative study with Miracle Babies 0 None
2011-12-20 Study finds 44% increase in new hospital heart attack care programs since 2001 0 None
2011-12-20 Children with SDB may have better QOL after adenotonsillectomy 0 None
2011-12-20 Acupuncture can reduce protein associated with chronic stress 0 None
2011-12-20 ESC welcomes the US study that explores PCI readmissions 0 None
2011-12-20 Gene therapy may promote growth of hair cells in inner ear 0 None
2011-12-19 Exactech commences clinical trial to evaluate new cartilage repair technology 0 None
2011-12-19 MDA doctors challenge breast cancer brachytherapy study 1 None
2011-12-19 Diseases of the Colon & Rectum publishes results from Pacira's EXPAREL Phase 3 trial 0 None
2011-12-19 Clinical trials highlight beneficial effect of CRT in heart failure 0 None
2011-12-17 Combination of bevacizumab and chemoradiation safe, effective for nasopharyngeal carcinoma 0 None
2011-12-17 Enrollment complete in ThromboGenics, BioInvent TB-402 Phase IIb trial on VTE 0 None
2011-12-17 New procedure helps reconstruct cricoid cartilage in a cancer patient 0 None
2011-12-17 Scientists devise a way to reduce side effects of lung cancer therapy 0 None
2011-12-16 TAU researcher develops capsule endoscope to investigate digestive system 0 None
2011-12-16 MHI cardiologists perform first clinical procedure in Canada using MitraClip system 0 None
2011-12-16 Short spiral-shaped proteins can efficiently deliver DNA segments to cells 0 None
2011-12-16 Patients need less blood after surgery than is widely thought 0 None
2011-12-16 TJC approves UCSD's DSC Certification for Ventricular Assist Device 0 None
2011-12-15 RaySearch initiates IMRT European trial to treat rectal cancer 0 None
2011-12-15 Study evaluates use of leukocyte and platelet-rich fibrin biomaterial in heart patients 0 None
2011-12-15 More than half of older patients with anemia do not need transfusions after hip surgery 0 None
2011-12-15 OA patients benefit from walking skills training following total hip arthroplasty 0 None
2011-12-15 Mayo Clinic to build new cancer treatment facility 0 None
2011-12-15 JHN to initiate new Phase I immunotherapy trial in glioblastoma 0 None
2011-12-15 New knee replacement model increases likelihood of early revision surgery 0 None
2011-12-15 Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy may eradicate cancer 0 5
2011-12-15 First Total Artificial Heart implant performed at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia 0 None
2011-12-15 Liver transplantations for NASH-Cirrhosis increase dramatically 0 None
2011-12-15 Olympus introduces EZ Shot 2 single-use aspiration needles for Endoscopic Ultrasound procedures 0 None
2011-12-15 Magnetic stimulation of brain nerve cells may speed up recovery from hemispatial neglect 0 None
2011-12-15 Novel prognostic model for patients with treatment-related MDS 0 None
2011-12-14 Cancer screening: Is it necessary in the elderly? 0 None
2011-12-14 FDA warnings to gastric banding centers 0 None
2011-12-14 FETO improves infant survival rate in severe cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia 0 None
2011-12-14 Angioplasties can be safely performed at centers that do not have on-site surgical capability 0 None
2011-12-14 Maraviroc reduces incidence of GvHD in blood cancer patients after ASCT 0 None
2011-12-14 Nearly half of children with epilepsy experience adverse events due to invasive EEG 0 None
2011-12-14 Promising results from Fate Therapeutics' ProHema Phase 1b trial on hematologic malignancies 0 None
2011-12-14 Researchers convert astrocytes directly into dopamine-producing neurons 0 None
2011-12-14 Mimicking periosteum to heal traumatic bone injury 0 None
2011-12-14 Microwave ablation therapy may be safe, effective for pulmonary metastases 0 4
2011-12-14 Standard chemotherapy regimen may increase survival rates in limited stage Hodgkin's lymphoma patients 0 None
2011-12-14 U.S. DoD awards $11M to study two different ways to treat PTSD in war veterans 0 None
2011-12-14 Indiscriminate expensive imaging has little clinical benefit in patients requiring epidural steroid injections 0 None
2011-12-13 Study demonstrates that bone marrow and PBSC result in similar patient survival 0 None
2011-12-13 'Twinning' team approach improves pediatric lymphoma outcomes 0 None
2011-12-13 Higher individual doses of radiotherapy safe for men with prostate cancer 0 None
2011-12-13 PET scans can provide insight into process that causes aortic stenosis 0 None
2011-12-13 Boston Scientific introduces Charger PTA Balloon Catheter in the U.S. 0 None
2011-12-12 IRIDEX announces data from MicroPulse laser therapy study on DME 0 None
2011-12-12 Second annual clinical meeting of Cell Society to be held in San Diego 0 None
2011-12-12 Soligenix reports results from orBec Phase 2 trial on acute GVHD 0 None
2011-12-12 Mazor Robotics to purchase Renaissance system for spine surgeries 0 None
2011-12-12 Revenue Cycle named official billing/coding consultant to ACRO 0 None
2011-12-12 Technique expands scarce resources used for cord blood transplant procedure 0 None
2011-12-12 Research assesses safety and efficacy of pre-operative transfusions, hydroxyurea therapy for SCD 0 None
2011-12-12 Chemotherapy can cause cognitive problems in breast cancer survivors 0 4
2011-12-12 Breakthroughs in hematopoietic cell transplantation to be presented at 53rd ASH meeting 0 None
2011-12-12 Pig iPSCs can safely incorporate into tissues without tumor formation 0 None
2011-12-12 Mayo Clinic to break ground for cutting edge cancer therapy facility 0 None
2011-12-12 FDA builds public-private coalition to prevent surgical fires 0 None
2011-12-12 Gene therapy can reduce painful bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia B 0 None
2011-12-09 Bluegrass Vascular commences enrollment in clinical study of Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System 0 None
2011-12-09 Abbott commences Absorb-XIENCE PRIME comparative clinical trial 0 None
2011-12-09 Ovary removal in younger women may lead to low-bone mineral density, arthritis 0 None
2011-12-09 Toyota's lean approach might be beneficial to medical procedures 0 None
2011-12-08 Study raises questions about breast cancer therapy 0 None
2011-12-08 Heart patients may experience fewer traumas with new invention 0 None
2011-12-08 New gene editing technique can heal sickle cell patients with their own cells 0 None
2011-12-08 Treating 'brain tsunamis' could stop many victims of major head injury from further damage 0 None
2011-12-08 Cedars-Sinai neurosurgeon seals off wide-neck aneurysm with new device 0 None
2011-12-08 CRD to conduct review of safety and effectiveness of BMP-2 0 None
2011-12-07 Racial differences in inflammation might explain survival paradox among dialysis patients 0 None
2011-12-07 Majority of women do not receive guideline-recommended breast cancer adjuvant therapy 0 None
2011-12-07 Diabetes increases risk of emergency caesarean birth in women with poorly contracting uterus 0 None
2011-12-07 Study compares two radiation therapy techniques available to women with breast cancer 0 None
2011-12-07 UCSF resident to receive 2012 William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship 0 None
2011-12-07 Breast reconstruction surgery to become safer and more realistic 0 None
2011-12-07 Breast reconstruction after mastectomy safe for older women 0 None
2011-12-07 Donated permanent pacemakers safe and effective for Indian heart patients 0 None
2011-12-07 TAU develops tumor destruction method that also creates immunity 0 None
2011-12-07 Hormone-blocking therapy for prostate cancer does not raise risk of heart attacks 0 None
2011-12-07 Mayo Clinic in Florida now offers kidney and pancreas transplants for HIV-positive patients 0 None
2011-12-06 Therakos commences enrollment in photopheresis Phase IIb clinical study for chronic GvHD 0 4
2011-12-06 Xeltis receives PEI conditional approval to initiate tissue-engineered cardiovascular graft study 0 None
2011-12-06 GE Healthcare, UCSF collaborate for cord blood project 0 5
2011-12-06 Breast cancer patients might experience prolonged fatigue years after chemotherapy 0 5
2011-12-06 MHI cardiologists use ABSORB bioresorbable vascular scaffold to treat CAD 0 None
2011-12-06 Medicare tightening payments for 'big ticket' cardiology and orthopedic procedures in 11 states 0 None
2011-12-06 Aspirin decreases risk of major complications from cardiac surgery 0 None
2011-12-05 Acupuncture for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy 0 None
2011-12-05 Enrollment commences in Estech's HISTORIC-AF staged hybrid ablation study 0 None
2011-12-05 Herzig Eye Institute named TearScience's first Center of Excellence 0 None
2011-12-05 MRG releases 2012 report on European markets for large-joint reconstructive implants 0 None
2011-12-05 Factors associated with increased risk of in-hospital falls after total hip or knee replacement surgery 0 None
2011-12-05 Review highlights importance of examining totality of evidence prior to use of CPRs in clinical practice 0 None
2011-12-05 Toshiba adds two new enhancements to RADREX-i DR X-ray system 0 None
2011-12-05 Concord Medical hosts Twelfth Annual CCM Academic Conference in Beijing 0 None
2011-12-05 Epilepsy patients can benefit from gamma knife radiosurgery 0 None
2011-12-05 Potential medical and social barriers to resective epilepsy surgery in patients after initial evaluation 0 None
2011-12-03 Vejthani Hospital offers Computer Assisted Replacement Surgery on knee arthroplasty 0 None
2011-12-03 Four clinical centers to provide NovoTTF device treatment for recurrent GBM 0 4
2011-12-03 Multidisciplinary prevention programme not effective in improving perceived employee health 0 None
2011-12-03 Better medical care for kidney failure in Germany 0 None
2011-12-03 Implantable replacement cartilages hold promise for damaged knees, shoulders, ears and noses 0 5
2011-12-03 Court OKs payment for bone marrow donation 0 None
2011-12-03 FDA approves Mylan's Tranexamic Acid Injection ANDA 0 None
2011-12-03 University of Illinois Hospital prescribes Tumor Treating Fields therapy for recurrent GBM 1 None
2011-12-02 Treatments for lymphoma with no side effects 0 None
2011-12-02 UA researchers receive NSF grant to develop terahertz spectral imager 0 None
2011-12-02 NYU Langone establishes new LVAD Program for patients with advanced heart failure 0 None
2011-12-02 Radioimmunotherapy shows promise against fungal diseases 0 None
2011-12-01 EGCG may prevent HCV reinfection after liver transplantation 0 None
2011-12-01 FDA clears Covidien's SpiderFX embolic protection device 0 None
2011-12-01 Yale researchers monitor growth of laboratory-engineered blood vessels after implantation 0 None
2011-12-01 Study reveals no clear advantage of one implant type over another 0 None
2011-12-01 GE Healthcare announces interoperable visualization and image management applications at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-12-01 Immune system stimulant used as suppressor to treat chronic graft-versus-host disease 0 None
2011-12-01 Combination of two techniques promises to improve effectiveness of experimental gene therapies 0 None
2011-12-01 New gene therapy approach safe for patients with muscular dystrophy 0 None
2011-12-01 Mimicking eye movements of experts can help trainee surgeons learn surgical skills more quickly 0 None
2011-12-01 Duplex ultrasound screening can detect high rate of LDVT's in critically ill trauma patients 0 None
2011-11-30 World-renowned neurosurgeon to receive Franc D. Ingraham Distinguished Service Award 0 None
2011-11-30 Novel breast cancer surgical technique now available in New England 0 None
2011-11-30 Researchers create bone-like material and structure for orthopedic procedures 0 None
2011-11-30 Polarized filter may improve ability to detect precancerous changes, reduce unnecessary biopsies 0 None
2011-11-30 Mayo Clinic becomes FUS Foundation's new Research Award recipient 0 None
2011-11-30 Nanosized metallic particles on implant surfaces may reduce risk of rejection 0 None
2011-11-29 Cases of two AIDS patients renew hope of AIDS cure for many scientists, New York Times reports 0 None
2011-11-29 Japan approves Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens 0 None
2011-11-29 New integrated system for correlated atomic force microscopy and Raman spectroscopic imaging 0 None
2011-11-29 IVC filter study reinforces SIR's guidelines surrounding retrieval or permanent placement 0 None
2011-11-29 Most heart attack patients not transported quickly enough for angioplasty 0 None
2011-11-29 Toshiba introduces Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D technology at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-29 Growth hormone replacement increases bone formation in abdominally obese women 0 None
2011-11-29 Second biopsy for suspected recurrent breast cancer can alter treatment 0 None
2011-11-29 Scientists use genetic methods to successfully repair cleft lips in mice embryos 0 None
2011-11-29 Virtual childbirth software can help plan majority of C-sections 0 None
2011-11-29 Siemens debuts single-source CT scanner, SOMATOM Definition Edge at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-29 Third Annual Transplant Symposium to be held on Dec. 2 in New York City 0 None
2011-11-28 Heart operation at the age of 22 hours: Toby’s story 0 None
2011-11-28 Genetic, lifestyle factors and HRT increase risk of breast cancer 0 None
2011-11-28 CIVCO to introduce RAD-GUIDE needle guidance solution for CT and fluoroscopy at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-28 Mindray to introduce new DC-T6 ultrasound system at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-28 IsoRay initiates shipment of GliaSite radiation therapy system 0 None
2011-11-28 The Doctors features Ellman's Pelleve Wrinkle Reduction System 0 None
2011-11-28 New medical imaging solution from Accenture and AT&T 0 None
2011-11-28 Bacterin to distribute Jeil's LeForte craniomaxillofacial system in the U.S. and Canada 0 None
2011-11-28 U-Systems introduces somo-v Automated Breast Ultrasound Platinum system at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-28 ZONARE's ZST powered z.one ultrasound system showcased at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-28 Henry Schein launches new integrated comprehensive solution to treat sleep apnea 0 None
2011-11-28 3-D modeling combined with medical imaging provides new hope for serious facial injuries 0 None
2011-11-28 Potential biomarkers for ADHD 0 None
2011-11-28 Hologic releases C-View synthesized 2D image reconstruction algorithm 0 None
2011-11-28 Toshiba showcases Vantage Titan 3T MR whole-body imager at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-28 Toshiba to showcase Aquilion PRIME CT scanner at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-28 Toshiba debuts 510(k) cleared Aplio 500 ultrasound system 0 None
2011-11-25 Ziehm Imaging to highlight Vision RFD hybrid at RSNA 2011 0 None
2011-11-25 Cameras in the form of a pill 0 None
2011-11-25 HGNS increases airflow during sleep in patients with OSA 0 4
2011-11-24 Researchers take a step toward neuronal replacement therapy 0 None
2011-11-24 Carefully selected young, healthy neurons can repair brain circuitry 0 None
2011-11-24 Healthy fetus aborted by mistake 3 None
2011-11-24 Transplantation of tissue-engineered windpipe can benefit patients with tracheal cancer 0 None
2011-11-24 No variation in mortality by timing of operation 0 None
2011-11-24 Combination of radiation treatment and LY2109761 can prevent glioblastoma 0 None
2011-11-24 Anesthesia drug shortages can have devastating impact on patient care 0 None
2011-11-24 Philips launches Veradius Neo mobile C-arm with flat detector for orthopedic procedures 0 None
2011-11-23 Neuralstem initiates spinal cord neural stem cell trial in ALS 0 5
2011-11-23 Ways to reduce serious complications and deaths due to surgical procedures 0 None
2011-11-23 A new era in low energy, low dose and low injected contrast imaging 0 None
2011-11-23 Imaging is about finding the most appropriate way to assess heart disease 0 None
2011-11-23 Asymmetric prototypes for mitral valve replacement 0 None
2011-11-23 Complications following breast reduction surgery more common in older women 0 None
2011-11-23 Study evaluates safety and effectiveness of Diamondback device for heart attacks 0 5
2011-11-23 Pall applies patent with USPTO for disposable, closed cell collection and seeding system 0 None
2011-11-22 IsoRay receives Washington State approval for GliaSite system to treat brain cancer 0 None
2011-11-22 Post-surgery death risk high among thinner people: Study 0 None
2011-11-22 Diaverum signs joint venture agreement with Nazer Group 0 None
2011-11-22 New 'triggered imaging' enables physicians to better target tumors during radiosurgery 0 None
2011-11-22 Gene-therapy trial to restore hearing in deaf mice 0 None
2011-11-22 South Asian patients with CAD more likely to need repeat PCI procedures 0 None
2011-11-22 Racial disparities in emergency diverticulitis surgery 0 None
2011-11-22 FDA allows marketing of Aptus EndoStapling System to treat AAA 0 None
2011-11-21 FDA clears Aptus EndoStapling System to treat AAA 0 None
2011-11-21 UTHealth and Memorial Hermann HVI first in Houston to implant FDA approved artificial heart valve 0 None
2011-11-21 FDA grants HDE marketing approval for BSD-2000 Hyperthermia System to treat cervical cancer 0 None
2011-11-21 GE Healthcare, Neste Jacobs enter alliance to increase self-sufficiency in blood plasma fractionation 0 None
2011-11-21 OTS to market and disribute RaySearch's RayStation in South Korea 0 None
2011-11-21 South Asian cardiac patients three times as likely to require repeat treatment following PCI 0 None
2011-11-21 Study examines how mice with genetic bone defects respond to infusions of BMMSC 0 None
2011-11-19 Omega-3 linked with reduced joint pain and cognitive side effects of breast cancer therapy 1 3.3
2011-11-19 GPIU, prostate biopsy side study takes place until end of November 0 None
2011-11-19 New, incision-free surgery to manage chronic acid reflux 0 None
2011-11-19 MedSolutions introduces ICD Surgery Management Program 0 None
2011-11-18 Deep brain stimulation benefits highly treatment resistant patients with major depressive disorder 0 None
2011-11-18 Smoking can negatively impact surgical outcomes 0 None
2011-11-18 Stent shortening and deformity can cause serious complications for patients 0 None
2011-11-17 Cardica initiates enrollment in MicroCutter surgical stapling study in Europe 0 None
2011-11-17 Modified story memory technique may help cognitive rehabilitation in MS patients 0 None
2011-11-17 Complications from preventable surgical-site infections leading to hospital readmissions after colon surgery 0 None
2011-11-17 Modified spider silk proteins for cancer gene therapy 0 None
2011-11-17 Loyola surgeon first in the Chicago to implant Esteem hearing device 0 5
2011-11-17 Calcium scoring test may predict risk of heart disease 0 None
2011-11-17 Probiotic before radiation therapy can protect intestine from damage 0 5
2011-11-17 Drug-coated balloon restores blood flow in narrowed bare metal stent 0 None
2011-11-17 UT Dallas students and faculty win three ASHA competitive awards 0 None
2011-11-16 GORE TAG Thoracic Endoprosthesis receives FDA approval for treatment of TAAs 0 None
2011-11-16 New CAD test associated with higher rates of cardiac procedures, health-care spending 0 None
2011-11-16 CDCs can increase healthy heart muscle cells in patients with ischemic heart disease 0 None
2011-11-16 Study: Pneumonia the most common serious infection post-heart surgery 0 None
2011-11-16 Health Canada approves NDSsi's ZeroWire wireless surgical video technology 0 None
2011-11-16 EMA grants orphan designation to AMT for hemophilia B gene therapy 0 None
2011-11-15 ProFibrix Fibrocaps effectively reduces bleeding in liver resection surgery 0 4
2011-11-15 Positive long-term data from Abbott's ABSORB drug eluting BVS trial on CAD 0 None
2011-11-15 Stem cell therapy within 2 or 3 weeks does not improve heart function after attack 0 None
2011-11-15 Stem cell injections within two weeks may not help in post heart attack recovery 0 None
2011-11-15 Delay in hypothermia, ROSC linked with poor post cardiac arrest neurologic outcomes 0 None
2011-11-15 CAS after prior revascularization safe, effective for carotid artery stenosis patients 0 None
2011-11-15 Study compares safety of procedures at hospitals with and without cardiac surgery backup 0 None
2011-11-15 Researchers examine optimal timing for carotid artery stenting after TIA or stroke 0 None
2011-11-15 Lentigen, UH Case Medical Center initiate LG631 Phase I trial in glioblastoma 0 None
2011-11-15 Mesoblast reports positive Revascor Phase 2 heart failure trial results 0 None
2011-11-14 Link between hysterectomy and early menopause among younger women 0 5
2011-11-14 Cultured ES cells can self-organize into three-dimensional tissue-like structures 0 None
2011-11-14 Surgery to treat lung cancer would increase survival rates 0 None
2011-11-14 Functional MRI illuminates brain networks activated by motion 0 None
2011-11-14 Therapeutic hypothermia recommended for patients with preexisting cardiomyopathy 0 None
2011-11-14 Demand for non-drug intervention for atrial fibrillation will remain, despite FDA PVAC decision 0 None
2011-11-14 Data shows cost-effectiveness of ZOLL LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator 0 None
2011-11-14 Harrison Medical Center installs three Toshiba Infinix-i vascular X-ray systems 0 None
2011-11-14 Six-month results from BIOTRONIK's PRO-Kinetic Energy stent study presented at TCT 2011 0 None
2011-11-14 Racial disparities in long-term survival among pediatric heart transplant patients 0 5
2011-11-14 Flexible brain implant could treat epileptic seizures 0 None
2011-11-13 Opioid-dependent patients have worse outcomes before knee replacement surgery 0 None
2011-11-13 New stem cell technique hopes to replace damaged cells in Parkinson's 0 None
2011-11-11 Elixir Medical announces initiation of DESolve Novolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Coronary Scaffold System study 0 None
2011-11-11 Multimodal interdisciplinary strategy needed to treat resistant arterial hypertension 0 None
2011-11-11 Vitrolife, ParentPlus enter collaboration to develop new products for IUI 0 None
2011-11-11 Simple outpatient procedure can quickly diagnose and treat ankyloglossia 0 None
2011-11-11 Dramatic rise in obesity, fatty liver disease increases need for transplants 0 None
2011-11-11 Children can have successful surgical repairs for hollow or sunken chest 0 None
2011-11-11 FDA licenses NYBC's HEMACORD stem cell product 0 4.5
2011-11-11 Study examines potential cost effectiveness of TAVR versus SAVR 0 None
2011-11-11 Pediatric racial minorities less likely to get kidney transplants 0 None
2011-11-11 First large scale trial of acupuncture for prevention of xerostomia 0 None
2011-11-10 NYBC receives FDA approval for HEMACORD HPC-C cell therapy 0 None
2011-11-10 Positive results from BIOTRONIK Pantera Lux Paclitaxel Releasing Balloon study presented at TCT 2011 0 None
2011-11-10 FDA clears IDEV 6Fr SUPERA VERITAS Transhepatic Biliary Stent System 0 None
2011-11-10 Accumetrics VerifyNow test shows patients with high PRU exhibit higher stent thrombosis 0 None
2011-11-10 Rensselaer engineer receives $1.4M NIH grant to study new method to heal traumatic nerve damage 0 None
2011-11-10 Human body better at fighting gum disease when fat cells disappear 0 None
2011-11-10 Positive results from InSeal's intravascular large bore puncture closure device trial 0 None
2011-11-10 JMC launches comprehensive lung cancer program 0 None
2011-11-09 Fresenius Medical Care receives FDA clearance for 2008T hemodialysis delivery system 0 5
2011-11-09 Carotid artery stenting could treat severe disease lesions 0 None
2011-11-09 Sex of patient plays a relevant role in recovery from facial paralysis 0 None
2011-11-09 Adult living donor liver transplantations safe for donors 0 None
2011-11-09 VCU pediatric surgeons successfully separate Dominican twin toddlers 0 None
2011-11-09 Benefits of hormone replacement therapy in protecting women from Alzheimer's inconclusive 0 None
2011-11-09 EI-IC bypass surgery does not lower risk of stroke recurrence in patients with TIA 0 None
2011-11-09 Svelte initiates Rapamycin-eluting stent with bio-Eroding Carrier Technology implantation study 0 None
2011-11-09 Highmark now covers AlloMap for monitoring heart transplant rejection 0 None
2011-11-09 FOBt-based colorectal cancer screening programme cuts death rate by 27% 0 None
2011-11-09 Kleinert Kutz selects ChartLogic EHR Suite 0 None
2011-11-09 Micell announces preliminary data from MiStent Sirolimus DES clinical study 0 None
2011-11-09 Boston Scientific reports positive long-term data from PERSEUS clinical program 0 None
2011-11-09 RNS system offers significant relief to patients with intractable seizures 0 None
2011-11-09 Low uptake of screening and poor awareness of breast cancer symptoms need to be addressed 0 None
2011-11-08 Premier, RF Surgical sign three year agreement for detection technology 0 None
2011-11-08 Cordis receives FDA 510(k) clearance for EMPIRA Balloon Catheters 0 5
2011-11-08 Wales may adopt new organ donation laws 0 None
2011-11-08 Laser therapy to turn brown eyes blue 2 None
2011-11-08 Older women do not benefit from improvements in breast cancer treatments 0 None
2011-11-08 Brain bypass still plays a critical role in management of selected neurovascular disorders 0 None
2011-11-08 Teaching hospitals might provide better radical prostatectomy results 0 None
2011-11-08 Survey shows low awareness for non-surgical permanent birth control methods 0 None
2011-11-08 MBL-HCV1 can reduce viral load in liver transplant patients 0 None
2011-11-08 FDA clears Femasys' first low pressure HSG device 0 None
2011-11-07 DSS VistA Chemotherapy Manager goes live at San Francisco VA Medical Center 0 None
2011-11-07 AMS pleased with CMS' increase in 2012 payment rate for proton therapy 0 None
2011-11-07 Gilead, CRF commence ranolazine Phase 3 clinical trial for chronic stable angina in post-PCI setting 0 None
2011-11-07 Medtronic CoreValve System for direct aortic and subclavian implantation receives CE Mark 0 None
2011-11-07 New breakthrough facelifting technique 0 None
2011-11-07 Toshiba to showcase new 56-inch LCD monitor for Infinix-i line at TCT 2011 0 None
2011-11-07 ISET 2012 to discuss latest advances in chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency 0 None
2011-11-07 IntraPace receives CE Mark for new gastric stimulation/food sensing lead 0 None
2011-11-07 Patients with lupus nephritis ESRD choose hemodialysis as initial therapy 0 None
2011-11-07 Nearly 6.5M younger Americans to be diagnosed with knee OA in next ten years 0 None
2011-11-06 Doctors may stop anti-TNF medications for RA patients before surgery to reduce disease flares 0 None
2011-11-06 Patients with RA have lower expectations about postsurgical outcomes after TKA 0 None
2011-11-05 K2M adds two additions to family of ALEUTIAN Interbody Systems for lumbar applications 0 None
2011-11-05 Commercial implants of ALFApump System for refractory ascites performed at Vienna General Hospital 0 1
2011-11-05 Novel technique could help avoid wrong-level thoracic spine surgery 0 None
2011-11-05 SJH&MC the first in Southeast Michigan to offer Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy 0 None
2011-11-05 Researchers develop new image sensors for 3-D endoscopes 0 None
2011-11-05 More than 36,000 people join Cancer Research UK's Voice for Radiotherapy campaign 0 None
2011-11-05 Bluewater Surgical signs distribution agreement with SurgLine 0 None
2011-11-05 Chemotherapy plus radiation improves overall survival for patients with stage II NPC 0 None
2011-11-05 HeRO graft device provides long-term AV access for hemodialysis patients 0 5
2011-11-05 Ansell launches GAMMEX Powder-Free glove with AMT Antimicrobial Technology in Europe 0 None
2011-11-05 First U.S. transcatheter aortic heart valve implant performed at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia 0 None
2011-11-05 Miracor's PICSO system safe and feasible during elective PCI 0 None
2011-11-05 New UBC technology can accurately detect brain aneurysms 0 None
2011-11-04 Nanocomposite brain probe induces less scarring after implantation 0 None
2011-11-04 Riverview to participate in Atlantic C-PORT-E Elective Angioplasty trial 0 None
2011-11-04 Women and men ages 45 to 64 more likely to be hospitalized for knee replacement surgery 0 None
2011-11-04 UCSD experts use hybrid OR to perform first-ever coronary revascularization procedure 0 None
2011-11-04 Longer looks: A doctor's dilemma on C-sections; apology for a death sparked a hospital's change 0 None
2011-11-03 Young woman gets double hand transplant 0 None
2011-11-03 Gene therapy and stem cell transplantation successfully reverse hemophilia A 0 None
2011-11-03 Medtronic launches MIDLF procedure at 26th North American Spine Society meeting 0 None
2011-11-03 Benefits of combined therapy for men with high-risk prostate cancer 0 None
2011-11-03 Clinical-grade viral vector can cure choroideremia 1 None
2011-11-03 MSCs can be reprogrammed to have enhanced survival and therapeutic efficacy 0 None
2011-11-03 Medtronic initiates CoreValve System trial to treat severe aortic stenosis in Japan 0 None
2011-11-03 Edwards Lifescience receives FDA approval for Sapien Transcatheter Heart Valve 0 None
2011-11-03 Many spinal fusion surgery patients have low levels of vitamin D 0 None
2011-11-03 TriVascular receives FDA approval for Ovation stent graft system to treat AAA 0 None
2011-11-02 Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System successfully implanted in advanced Retinitis Pigmentosa patient 2 5
2011-11-02 Radiation therapy prior to HCT improves outcomes in older patients with hematologic malignancies 0 None
2011-11-02 Solid organ transplant may increase risk of cancer 0 None
2011-11-02 Age is no longer a barrier to allogeneic stem cell transplantation 0 None
2011-11-02 Johns Hopkins breast cancer researcher wins BioMaryland LIFE Prize 0 None
2011-11-02 Young microenvironment rejuvenates old stem cells 0 None
2011-11-02 No link between anti-clotting drugs and increased risk of bleeding in GI procedure 0 None
2011-11-02 Penn surgeons perform first bilateral hand transplantation 0 None
2011-11-02 Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital surgeons successfully separate conjoined twins 0 5
2011-11-01 LDR's ROI-A Oblique ALIF cage receives FDA marketing clearance 0 None
2011-11-01 ECMO and heart procedures performed as a bridge to lung transplantation 0 None
2011-11-01 Multi-centre phase II trial for new brain tumor surgical technique starts in the UK 0 None
2011-11-01 Non-invasive rtACS treatment can reduce partial blindness 0 None
2011-11-01 New method can reduce intrusive thoughts in men with prostate cancer 0 None
2011-11-01 Stanford Hospital uses new device to treat brain aneurysm 0 None
2011-11-01 'Mozart Effect' may increase detection rates of precancerous polyps 0 None
2011-11-01 Gender not an independent predictor of mortality post-PCI 0 None
2011-11-01 Colonoscopic FMT effective in treating IBD, C.difficile-associated diarrhea 0 None
2011-11-01 Tregs expansion can help prevent graft-versus-host disease 0 None
2011-11-01 NCI awards ImaginAb $2.3M grant to develop PET diagnostic imaging agents 0 None
2011-11-01 FDA approves Medtronic's Assurant Cobalt stent to treat narrowed iliac arteries 0 None
2011-10-31 New antibiotic regimes may increase infections after specific surgical procedures 0 None
2011-10-31 Toshiba’s Infinix DP-i cardiovascular X-ray system to be used in eight live cases 0 None
2011-10-31 FDA approves Pacira's EXPAREL for postsurgical pain management 0 None
2011-10-31 Mayo Clinic, Oxford BioMedica collaborate to develop gene therapy for glaucoma 0 None
2011-10-29 Researchers uncover biochemical signals that trigger generation of new lung alveoli 0 None
2011-10-29 First rapid measurements of dopamine release in human brain 0 None
2011-10-29 Thyroidectomy reduces snoring associated with obstructive sleep apnea 0 None
2011-10-29 People over 70 can safely donate a kidney without risking their lives 0 None
2011-10-29 Occlutech announces favorable ruling in patent litigation with St Jude-AGA Medical 0 None
2011-10-29 Spinal USA to introduce two new solutions at NASS meeting 0 None
2011-10-28 Scientists challenge theory about why chemotherapy agents target cancer 0 None
2011-10-28 Two new studies could provide tools to prevent rehospitalizations after major surgeries 0 None
2011-10-28 Platform approach to chemically incorporate homing receptors onto surface of cells 0 None
2011-10-28 Researchers explore novel therapeutic approach for thyroid cancer 0 None
2011-10-28 No significant evidence of breast cancer after nipple-sparing mastectomy 0 None
2011-10-28 Novel technique saves Gulf War veteran's forearm 0 None
2011-10-28 ORBIT 3D X-ray scanner can be integrated into operations 0 None
2011-10-28 Novel stem cells method may eliminate need for antirejection drugs in transplants 0 None
2011-10-28 New rapid method for detection of BRAF V600E gene in thyroid tissue 0 None
2011-10-28 Obesity linked to increased complications after breast surgery in women 0 None
2011-10-28 First-ever study of chronic postoperative pain in children 0 None
2011-10-28 FDA's advisory panel votes against approval of Medtronic Phased RF Ablation System 0 None
2011-10-28 Enoxaparin can reduce risk of VTE in plastic surgery patients 0 None
2011-10-28 Nipple sparing mastectomy safe and effective option for breast cancer treatment 0 None
2011-10-28 TU/e researcher develops smart eye-surgery robot 0 None
2011-10-27 Novel scarless surgery effectively removes skull base tumors 0 5
2011-10-27 HDM and SCT increase overall survival for patients with AL amyloidosis 0 5
2011-10-27 Simple walking test can predict how well seniors would recover from operations 0 None
2011-10-27 Medtronic initiates Symplicity System clinical study in treatment-resistant hypertension 0 None
2011-10-27 Clinical and genetic risk factors associated with early stent thrombosis 0 None
2011-10-27 Surgeons freeze organoid units and regenerate TESI for short bowel syndrome 0 None
2011-10-27 Henry Ford becomes first U.S. hospital to offer skin transplant surgery for vitiligo 0 None
2011-10-27 Bacterin reports results of two-year study for OsteoSponge 0 None
2011-10-27 Scientists discover gene variants that contribute to early stent thrombosis 0 None
2011-10-25 One embryo is all it takes for a successful IVF: Study 0 None
2011-10-24 Invuity's illuminated breast retractor system helps surgeons to better visualize delicate structures 0 None
2011-10-24 Less invasive anesthetic techniques may limit postoperative complications in EVAR patients 0 None
2011-10-24 CryoLife begins enrollment in BioFoam Surgical Matrix IDE clinical trial 0 None
2011-10-24 Collagen crosslinking for keratoconus may receive FDA approval in 2012 5 None
2011-10-24 Teleflex launches ArrowADVANTAGE pressure-injectable peripherally inserted central catheter 0 5
2011-10-24 Six prominent surgeons receive ACS' Honorary Fellowship 0 None
2011-10-24 UCSF academic surgeon wins ACS' 2011 Distinguished Service Award 0 None
2011-10-24 Mesoblast receives Singapore HSA regulatory clearance to begin wet AMD Phase 2 trial 0 None
2011-10-24 Simulation improves cardiac surgical training results 0 None
2011-10-24 Study: Heart transplantation is a very safe and effective therapy 0 None
2011-10-24 Potential deadly consequences of silicone injections 0 None
2011-10-24 Women can benefit from breast reconstruction after mastectomy 0 None
2011-10-24 Femtosecond laser cataract surgery safe and effective than standard procedure 0 4
2011-10-22 Biomarker can help identify GVHD in cancer patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplant 0 None
2011-10-22 New sleepwear now available for post-surgery breast cancer patients 0 None
2011-10-22 Loyola surgical oncologist removes high-grade liver tumor 0 None
2011-10-22 Reconstructive surgery can delay endoprosthetic joint replacement in patients with OA 0 None
2011-10-21 ACS to host high school students from the Bay Area on Oct. 26 0 None
2011-10-21 Women can have successful pregnancy after kidney transplantation 0 None
2011-10-21 Single immediate tooth replacement with tissue graft prevents gum recession 0 None
2011-10-20 CWRU to lead Cornea Preservation Time Study 0 None
2011-10-20 New surgical tool can identify tumor margins during brain operation 0 None
2011-10-20 New prosthetic design may not offer same benefits for all knee replacement recipients 0 5
2011-10-20 Three factors appear to correlate with mortality for a patient after surgery 0 None
2011-10-20 New, more effective DBS paradigm may manage Parkinson's symptoms 0 None
2011-10-20 Advances in yttrium-90 radioembolization for liver cancer 0 4.8
2011-10-20 BRA Day to promote awareness on breast reconstruction surgery 0 None
2011-10-20 CJC publishes paper on the timing of coronary stenting 0 None
2011-10-19 Breastfeeding during minor procedures mitigates pain in preterm neonates 0 None
2011-10-19 Comprehensive roadmap promises to improve cancer immunotherapy development 0 None
2011-10-19 Pioneer Pharma, Innocoll enter license and distribution agreement for CollaGUARD 0 None
2011-10-19 Multimodal analgesia is used less than 25% of the time prior to surgery 0 None
2011-10-19 PACBIS tool may help identify pre-surgical behaviors in parents, children 0 None
2011-10-19 AAGL to showcase innovative surgical approaches, teaching tools at 40th Global Congress 0 None
2011-10-19 African-Americans donate exclusively to family members for living kidney transplants 0 None
2011-10-19 Electron-beam sterilized dialysis membrane may increase risk of thrombocytopenia 0 None
2011-10-19 UCSD unveils Center for the Future of Surgery 0 None
2011-10-19 Jersey Shore completes first procedure with Abiomed's Impella 2.5 heart pump 0 None
2011-10-18 Christie introduces hand-held version of VeinViewer 0 None
2011-10-18 FDA clears Spineology's Rampart line of Interbody fusion implants 0 None
2011-10-18 BIOTRONIK introduces line extension to its popular 4 F compatible, self-expanding stent system 0 None
2011-10-18 National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation to be set up in London 1 None
2011-10-18 Older patients drive more safely after surgery and anesthesia care 0 None
2011-10-18 FDA clears Cook Medical's Evolution Duodenal Controlled-Release Stent 0 None
2011-10-18 Obese children require much smaller doses of anesthetic propofol 0 None
2011-10-18 St. Jude Medical commences use of renal denervation catheter and generator system 1 None
2011-10-18 Obese asthmatic children more likely to have respiratory complications during or after surgery 0 None
2011-10-18 Patients with AB blood type 20% less likely to die after CABG surgery 0 1
2011-10-18 Study evaluates pain associated with surgical incisions/scars before repeat cesarean procedures 0 4
2011-10-18 Tailored postoperative treatment plan for women at high risk for severe pain after cesarean delivery 0 None
2011-10-18 Inhaled anesthetics do not increase incidence of postoperative delirium 0 None
2011-10-17 Women to use her mother’s womb in Australian medical first transplant 0 None
2011-10-15 Delayed appendectomies may increase likelihood of complications in children 0 5
2011-10-15 Brain stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis 3 5
2011-10-14 Combination therapy more effective for fecal incontinence 0 None
2011-10-14 FDA's Circulatory System Devices Panel unanimously recommends Cook Medical's Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Stent 0 None
2011-10-14 Researchers demonstrate that iPS stem cells may be used for gene therapy 0 None
2011-10-14 Compelling Hope Symposium to explore new approaches for nerve and paralysis injury 0 None
2011-10-14 Public reports do not improve care for transplant patients 0 None
2011-10-14 Avita Medical introduces ReCell Spray-On Skin for chronic leg ulcers 0 None
2011-10-14 Cord blood stem cells can repair cardiac muscle after heart attack 0 None
2011-10-14 Mathematical optimization models to improve radiation therapy for cancer 0 None
2011-10-14 Patients with episodic gallbladder pain may benefit from cholecystectomy 0 None
2011-10-14 New technique stimulates stem cells after liver transplant to prevent rejection 0 None
2011-10-13 Researchers use gold nanorods to distinguish brain tumor from healthy tissue 0 None
2011-10-13 Narrow band imaging an equally effective alternative to chromoendoscopy for dysplasia 0 None
2011-10-13 'Building Sustainable Surgical Systems' conference to be held in San Diego 0 None
2011-10-13 Breast-reconstruction procedure can preserve mammary artery for future cardiac surgery 0 None
2011-10-12 Time trends in initiation of chronic dialysis in the U.S. 0 None
2011-10-12 Ovarian cancer patients survive longer with BRCA2 mutation in tumors 0 None
2011-10-12 British scientist wins NYSCF - Robertson Stem Cell Prize 0 None
2011-10-12 Memorial University Medical Center implements RF Assure Detection System to eliminate RSI 0 None
2011-10-12 NIH, Genesis Biopharma enter Patent License Agreement for adoptive cell therapy 0 None
2011-10-11 PSA test for prostate cancer may confuse: Experts debate its continued use 0 None
2011-10-11 NovaSom enters unique agreement with HealthAmerica to treat sleep disorders 0 None
2011-10-11 Aspirin desensitization procedure can benefit patients with sinusitis, asthma and AERD 0 5
2011-10-11 Omeros initiates OMS302 Phase 3 trial in intra-ocular lens replacement surgery 0 None
2011-10-11 MD Anderson initiates orders of Cesium-131 to help control intermediate risk prostate cancer 0 None
2011-10-11 First patient treated with MagForce's NanoTherm therapy for recurrent glioblastoma 0 None
2011-10-11 Troy High School teacher receives top prize in national ING Unsung Heroes awards program 0 None
2011-10-11 New DCE-CT technique gives better clues to future cardiac events in heart patients 0 None
2011-10-11 Conflicts of interest sometimes emerge in ownership arrangements between physicians, medical device companies 0 None
2011-10-10 Bovie receives patent for laparoscopic electrosurgical electrical leakage detection device 0 None
2011-10-10 Patients with AF can benefit from Medtronic Phased RF Ablation System ablation system 0 None
2011-10-10 Increased competition in the NHS has not harmed deprived neighbourhoods: Study 0 5
2011-10-10 Loyola surgeon performs minimally invasive emergency procedure to repair AAA 0 None
2011-10-07 New technique could give a preview of which eggs are likely to make the most viable embryos 0 None
2011-10-07 MD Anderson's pediatric surgeon receives Geneva and James Briscoe Physician Assistant Award 0 None
2011-10-07 Researchers develop mouse model to examine role of bone marrow-derived cells 0 None
2011-10-07 Neutrophils inhibit restenosis in patients with atherosclerosis after stent implantation 0 None
2011-10-07 Hysterectomy increases brain iron levels in both men and women 0 5
2011-10-04 Clinical study: Higher radiation dose does not improve overall survival for NSCLC 0 None
2011-10-04 New review explores how nanotechnology may develop safer breast implants 0 None
2011-10-04 TAU researcher implants robotic cerebellum to repair motor function 0 None
2011-10-04 Scientists develop first polymeric material that is sensitive to very low levels of NIR irradiation 0 None
2011-10-03 Over 13,000 youth to receive cardiac screenings in Oct. 0 None
2011-10-03 Anesthesia and liposuction 0 None
2011-10-03 Vexim obtains registration certificate for SpineJack in India 0 None
2011-10-03 Baptist Hospital selects RayStation treatment planning system 0 None
2011-10-03 FBC Device receives US patent titled, 'Disc Implant' 0 None
2011-10-03 Study compares treatment plans for CyberKnife treatment delivery system 0 None
2011-10-03 HeartWare announces updated clinical data from BTT study, ADVANCE and CAP 0 None
2011-10-03 General anesthesia linked to learning disabilities in children 1 None
2011-10-03 FDA clears Nucletron's new VCMC Applicator for gynecologic cancers 0 None
2011-10-03 IBA offers full line of Proton Therapy solutions for cancer specialty centers 0 None
2011-10-03 First clinical implementation of RayStation at MGH 0 None
2011-10-01 The US Oncology Network affiliate treats advanced prostate cancer patients with PROVENGE 0 None
2011-10-01 Vejthani Hospital brings Digital Lightbox to help surgeon plan the surgery pre-operatively 0 None
2011-10-01 Study confirms that CNAP-PPV method offers precise therapy control during surgery 0 None
2011-10-01 NIH's fourth Symposium on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine to be held Oct. 4-5 0 None
2011-10-01 Novel bipartite gene therapy for retinitis pigmentosa 0 3.7
2011-10-01 New AAOS guideline recommends how to reduce DVT, PE after joint replacement surgery 0 None
2011-10-01 CoreValve prosthesis shows promise against severe aortic stenosis 0 4
2011-10-01 Nutrition experts participated in PN Safety Summit to discuss safety of PN therapy, patient care 0 5
2011-10-01 The West Clinic forms new comprehensive breast center 0 None
2011-10-01 JenaValve's transapical TAVI system receives CE mark approval to treat aortic valve stenosis 0 None
2011-09-30 UCLA researchers develop risk scoring system to gauge risk of re-transplantation failure 0 None
2011-09-30 First patient in Turkey with Total Artificial Heart attends TUYOD meeting 0 None
2011-09-30 Immunotherapeutics for treatment of metastatic melanoma 0 None
2011-09-30 Journal of Vascular Surgery publishes Atrium's COBEST Trial on aorto-iliac disease 0 None
2011-09-30 Adult male circumcision not a cost effective anti-HIV tactic, panel of economists says 0 None
2011-09-30 FDA approves NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System to treat ALS 0 None
2011-09-30 Enrollment begins in Boston Scientific's vagal nerve stimulation trial for heart failure 0 None
2011-09-29 New study recommends colorectal cancer screening from age of 45 for men 0 5
2011-09-29 Researchers use patient's own stem cells to correct genetic alteration that causes SCD 0 None
2011-09-29 High volume liver transplant centers achieve better risk-adjusted survival rates 0 None
2011-09-28 PerkinElmer releases latest version of Volocity 3D cellular imaging software 0 None
2011-09-28 Vinegar may easily detect cervical cancer 0 None
2011-09-28 Older patients who undergo carotid stenting from less experienced physicians have higher death risk 0 None
2011-09-28 Aggressive glycemic control does not improve clinical outcomes for diabetic CABG patients 0 None
2011-09-28 Liver transplantation candidates without HCC derive greater survival benefit from LDLT 0 None
2011-09-28 Engager Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation System pivotal trial to be conducted at 11 European centers 0 None
2011-09-27 Campaign gears up against fake plastic surgeons 0 None
2011-09-27 Men with localized prostate cancer benefit from intensity modulated radiation therapy 0 None
2011-09-27 WPI professor receives AHA fellowship for research into cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-09-27 Double balloon enteroscopy safe and effective for detection of small intestine diseases 0 None
2011-09-27 HCRI completes enrollment in dual antiplatelet therapy clinical trial 0 None
2011-09-27 Patients with chronic conditions likely to change their preferences for CPR 0 None
2011-09-27 No link between chemotherapy during pregnancy and children's cognitive development 0 None
2011-09-26 Scientists identify a way that chemotherapy causes platelet numbers to drop 0 None
2011-09-26 Pacira announces data from EXPAREL clinical study presented at ASPS 2011 meeting 0 None
2011-09-26 World's first treatment of metastasized brain cancer uses IsoRay's Cesium-131 brachytherapy seeds 0 None
2011-09-26 Study shows substantial differences in use of rectal cancer therapies across Europe 0 None
2011-09-26 Laurantis Pharma's Lymfactin rebuilds lymphatic vessels in pre-clinical animal models 0 None
2011-09-26 Percutaneous hepatic perfusion extends survival time for melanoma patients 0 None
2011-09-26 N.Y. State Department of Health releases 2010 report on hospital infection rates 0 None
2011-09-26 New research reveals how brain devotes time to reflect on tough choices 0 None
2011-09-23 Gamma radiation could toughen up plastic prosthetic joints 0 None
2011-09-23 Complications requiring hospitalization after prostate biopsy rise: Study 0 5
2011-09-23 NYT: Ethics probe involves kidney transplant center, Rep. Berkley 0 None
2011-09-23 SANUWAVE announces dermaPACE Phase III trial results on diabetic foot ulcers 0 None
2011-09-23 Researchers compare safety and effectiveness of cryotherapy, salicylic acid for verrucae 0 None
2011-09-23 STAAR's new Visian ICL with CentraFLOW technology showcased at ESCRS congress 0 None
2011-09-23 Viable non-invasive, drug-free alternative to IVF for infertile couples 0 4
2011-09-22 Gynesonics initiates VizAblate FAST-EU study for uterine fibroid treatment 0 None
2011-09-22 Study: Fear of childbirth affects obstetric outcomes and increases elective C-sections 0 None
2011-09-22 First ever domino liver transplant 0 None
2011-09-22 Sapheon's new varicose vein closure system receives European CE Mark approval 0 3
2011-09-22 NIH-funded project to develop new class of tissue regeneration therapeutics 0 None
2011-09-21 Fear of childbirth increases likelihood of C-section 0 None
2011-09-21 HRPR before PCI procedures linked to increased risk of ischemic event in ACS patients 0 None
2011-09-21 Study reveals possible new treatment targets for diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas 0 None
2011-09-21 GI Dynamics introduces EndoBarrier Gastrointestinal Liner in Austria 0 None
2011-09-21 St. Jude Medical pledges $100,000 to support SIR Foundation's Discovery Campaign 0 None
2011-09-21 Impotence after prostate cancer treatment 2 None
2011-09-21 New organ donation rules under consideration 0 None
2011-09-21 Prediction models may effectively identify erectile function after prostate cancer surgery 0 None
2011-09-21 UAB surgeons perform second toe-to-thumb transplant 0 5
2011-09-21 Enrollment complete in STENTYS Self-Apposing Stent clinical study for treatment of AMI 0 None
2011-09-21 Smith & Nephew's TRUCLEAR System to improve training for gynecologists 0 None
2011-09-21 Risk factors for variety of complications following spine surgery 0 None
2011-09-21 Loyola offers 15 minute emergency balloon angioplasty for heart attack patients 0 None
2011-09-20 Introduction of free caesarean sections in Congo leads to increase in procedure 0 None
2011-09-20 Henry Ford Hospital performs DBS procedure inside iMRI to treat Parkinson's 0 None
2011-09-20 BIOTRONIK completes enrollment in Passeo-18 Lux DEB catheter clinical study for PAD 0 None
2011-09-20 Vitrolife obtains Chinese SFDA approval for aspiration needles and micropipettes 0 None
2011-09-20 MDA, IMRIS collaborate to advance development of MR guided surgical robot 0 None
2011-09-20 Multispectral fluorescence imaging system can localize cancer cells during surgery 0 None
2011-09-20 Scientists pioneer new combination treatment for prostate cancer 0 None
2011-09-19 Cosmetic Surgery Code of practice aids informed consent 0 None
2011-09-19 Successful separation of twin girls joined at the head 0 None
2011-09-19 Laser Med Center receives FDA approval for device to treat Trigeminal Neuralgia 1 None
2011-09-19 Boston Scientific introduces Coyote Balloon Catheter for peripheral angioplasty 0 None
2011-09-19 Enrollment commences in MINI-AMI study of Impella in STEMI patients 0 None
2011-09-19 Shannon installs Toshiba's Infinix CF-i single plane vascular X-ray system 0 None
2011-09-19 Patients allege doctors fail to properly explain risks of complications 0 None
2011-09-19 University of Groningen surgeons perform first fluorescence-guided ovarian cancer surgery 0 None
2011-09-19 HFSA scientific meeting to discuss long-term management care for LVAD patients 0 None
2011-09-17 Study finds no clear advantage of ultrasound guidance for pain relief in nerve block procedures 0 None
2011-09-17 Arthrosurface releases Glenoid resurfacing product line 0 None
2011-09-16 SonoPhoto Dynamic Therapy targets only esophageal cancer cells 0 None
2011-09-16 Researchers identify molecular pathway that may play key role in evolution of chemotherapy resistance 0 None
2011-09-16 Patients with chronic kidney disease do not need to undergo painful invasive procedures 0 None
2011-09-16 Medicated stents lower likelihood of heart attacks in cardiac patients 0 5
2011-09-16 Viewing video affects preferences for treatment of low back pain 0 None
2011-09-15 Demand for kidney transplant and dialysis increases due to diabetes prevalence 0 None
2011-09-15 Memphis operation successfully separates twins joined at the spine 0 None
2011-09-15 ITA president hosts International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium 0 None
2011-09-15 NCCN 6th annual congress discusses role of maintenance therapies in follicular lymphoma 0 None
2011-09-15 Uterine stem cells could help treat diabetes 0 None
2011-09-14 Cohera's TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-09-14 Zimmer receives clearance for pediatric use of Universal Clamp Spinal Fixation System 0 None
2011-09-14 Researchers may have solved 100-year-old puzzle to safely open and close the blood-brain barrier 0 4.5
2011-09-14 Researchers combine 3-D printing technology and multiphoton polymerization to develop artificial blood vessels 0 None
2011-09-14 FDA grants Orphan Drug Designation for Accentia's Revimmune to prevent GVHD 0 None
2011-09-14 Bausch + Lomb to launch VICTUS Femtosecond Laser Platform for cataract surgery 0 None
2011-09-14 Study finds high prevalence of lymph node evaluation for colon cancer 0 None
2011-09-14 African American patients more likely to receive replacement surgery in low-quality hospitals 0 None
2011-09-14 Mary Ann Liebert launches 'Human Gene Therapy Methods' journal 0 None
2011-09-14 Tengion reinitiates enrollment in Neo-Urinary Conduit clinical trial for bladder cancer 0 None
2011-09-14 Genetic variant associated with increased long-term mortality risk after coronary artery bypass graft procedure 0 None
2011-09-14 New minimally invasive technique to diagnose early-stage ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-09-13 Delcath announces updated Phase 2 trial results from metastatic neuroendocrine tumor cohort 0 None
2011-09-13 Majority of cryoballoon ablation patients show no signs of A-Fib year after procedure 0 4.3
2011-09-12 Entellus Medical introduces easy-to-use tool for navigating sinus passages 0 None
2011-09-12 Cook Medical introduces Otrieva Tapered Ovum Aspiration Needle 0 None
2011-09-12 IsoRay receives FDA clearance for GliaSite radiation therapy system to treat brain cancer 0 None
2011-09-12 Lund University professor receives Fernström Foundation Nordic Prize for brain cell transplants 0 None
2011-09-12 Boston Scientific releases statement on safety, effectiveness of surgical mesh for POP and SUI 0 None
2011-09-12 Lung cancer patients treated in high safety-net burden facilities less likely to undergo surgery 0 None
2011-09-12 Specialists propose changes to allocation and distribution of organs for liver transplants 0 None
2011-09-09 Chemotherapy before or after breast-conserving therapy does not impact treatment success 0 None
2011-09-09 Stage III lung cancer patients can benefit from concurrent chemo and radiation therapy 0 None
2011-09-09 New method for making synthetic collagen 0 None
2011-09-08 Stents for blocked brain arteries may not be as successful in prolonging survival as believed: Study 0 5
2011-09-08 Angioslide introduces new 5x300mm PROTEUS device for treating Superficial Femoral Artery 0 None
2011-09-08 University of Maryland surgeons transplant first lungs treated with experimental repair process 0 None
2011-09-08 Breast-conservation therapy and mastectomy provide similar survival rates for early-stage breast cancer 0 None
2011-09-08 Aggressive medical management better than stenting for prevention of recurrent stroke 0 None
2011-09-08 Smith & Nephew launches DYONICS PLATINUM Series Shaver Blades for arthroscopy procedures 0 None
2011-09-08 Legal, ethical and cultural barriers to child organ donations 0 3
2011-09-08 Enrollment complete in Concentric Medical's Stentriever trial for acute ischemic stroke 0 None
2011-09-08 Microvascular compression syndrome may cause Parkinson's 0 4
2011-09-08 Aggressive medical treatment without stenting better for high-risk stroke patients 0 None
2011-09-08 Intensive medical treatment more effective in preventing second stroke than stenting 0 None
2011-09-08 Developing technologies to improve treatment of craniosynostosis in babies 0 5
2011-09-08 AOI Medical receives ISO 13485 Certification and CE marking approval for two VCF devices 0 None
2011-09-07 First aesthetic laser device for long-term reduction in appearance of cellulite 0 None
2011-09-07 OptiMedica's Catalys Precision Laser System for cataract receives European CE mark 0 None
2011-09-07 New technique can precisely locate subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's patients 0 None
2011-09-07 New bone marrow-derived stem cell therapy can benefit patients with degenerative disc disease 0 None
2011-09-07 Study: Gastric bypass surgery for obesity also decreases blood pressure 0 4
2011-09-07 Study on effects of adult stem cell treatments in patients with Hereditary Ataxia 0 None
2011-09-07 Chemotherapy linked to speech difficulties among cancer patients 0 None
2011-09-07 Rep. Berkley's efforts on kidney program questioned 0 None
2011-09-07 St. Jude Medical's Genesis neurostimulation device receives European CE Mark approval 1 4
2011-09-07 Breast cancer patients with BRCA1 mutation experience pCR after neoadjuvent chemotherapy 0 None
2011-09-07 Researchers use ultrasound to improve quality of blood stem cell transplant 0 None
2011-09-06 Duodenal switch may lead to more weight loss but more complications: Study 0 1
2011-09-06 Concentric Medical launches Trevo Pro 4 device for acute ischemic stroke 0 None
2011-09-06 Bariatric surgery is cost-effective but has long-term complications 0 None
2011-09-06 AMA releases new Current Procedural Terminology codes 0 None
2011-09-06 AMT, NIH enter exclusive license agreement for use of AAV5-based gene therapy vectors 0 None
2011-09-05 Mesoblast receives EMA clearance to initiate Revascor Phase 2 trial for heart attacks 0 None
2011-09-05 Autism diagnosis by brain scan a possibility 0 None
2011-09-03 Researchers inject cultured red blood cells created from HSCs into human donor 0 None
2011-09-03 Loyola surgeons use new, less invasive catheter technique to treat cystic fibrosis 0 None
2011-09-02 Jefferson's two-step bone marrow transplant procedure holds promise for cancer patients 0 None
2011-09-02 New tool to predict survival after heart transplant 0 None
2011-09-02 Practice on virtual reality system may enhance surgical skills 0 None
2011-09-02 Hospitals with higher surgical volumes less likely to cause unintentional serious injuries 0 None
2011-09-02 ASTRO's 53rd Annual Meeting to highlight new cancer advances in Miami 0 None
2011-09-02 Two ROC trials evaluate new strategies for CPR following cardiac arrest 0 None
2011-09-02 UTHealth Phase I trial: Bone marrow stem cell therapy feasible, safe for acute stroke patients 0 None
2011-09-02 RI Hospital researcher supports use of ablation procedures for treatment of lung cancer 0 None
2011-09-02 New implantable micro oxygen generator improves effectiveness of anticancer tharapy 0 None
2011-09-02 Simpler defibrillators may cause fewer problems for patients at risk of sudden cardiac death 0 None
2011-09-02 New clinical data on Bristol-Myers Squibb's NULOJIX to be presented at ESOT 2011 congress 1 None
2011-09-02 Medtronic initiates U.S. post-approval study of Endurant AAA Stent Graft System 0 None
2011-08-31 Longer CPR may do more harm than good: Study 0 None
2011-08-31 Biocordcell Argentina begins bone marrow stem cell storage services prior to cancer surgeries 0 None
2011-08-31 IRIDEX introduces new XP Module for IQ 532 ENT laser system 0 None
2011-08-31 Shriners Hospitals for Children uses Masimo SpHb during selected surgeries 0 None
2011-08-31 New minimally invasive technique now a feasible option to treat scoliosis in teenagers 0 None
2011-08-31 Cryo-Save introduces unique service for the U.S. people to store adipose-derived stem cells 0 None
2011-08-31 Patients with coronary artery disease more likely to have complications from orthopedic surgery 0 None
2011-08-30 Stereotaxis reaffirms commercialization plans for Epoch, Odyssey platforms into standard labs 0 None
2011-08-30 Biophysicists discover how to turn body's own resistance to radiation treatment on and off 0 None
2011-08-30 Stent for Life Initiative aims to support implementation of primary PCI in the ESC countries 0 None
2011-08-30 Postoperative outcomes of VAD bridged patients are worse than conventional therapy 0 None
2011-08-30 Daily remote ICD monitoring a safe alternative to conventional follow-up 0 None
2011-08-30 Balloon pump use prior to PCI does not reduce infarct size in STEMI patients without shock 0 None
2011-08-30 Xience V stent performs well in patients with primary PCI for ST elevation myocardial infarction 0 None
2011-08-30 Study: Gender gap has not diminished in reperfusion therapy 0 None
2011-08-30 Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation prior to PCI does not reduce infarct size in AMI patients 0 None
2011-08-30 Remote follow-up of ICD patients seems to be a safe alternative to conventional in-office methods 0 None
2011-08-30 St. John Hospital enrolls first patient in Moxy- Drug Coated Balloon trial for PAD 0 None
2011-08-30 UT Southwestern surgeons to perform first hand transplant in North Texas 0 None
2011-08-30 Clinical trial to evaluate RMN system for treatment of ischemic Ventricular Tachycardia 0 None
2011-08-30 U-M offers transplantation for patients with bile duct cancer 0 None
2011-08-29 BIOTRONIK's Selectra left ventricular lead delivery system receives European market approval 0 None
2011-08-29 U-M's minimally invasive revascularization procedure can treat peripheral arterial disease 0 None
2011-08-29 PCI linked with higher risk of adverse events in patients with triple vessel disease than CABG 0 None
2011-08-29 Sutureless method for reconnecting blood vessels 0 None
2011-08-29 Vexim receives CE Mark approval for 6.5 mm diameter SpineJack implant 0 None
2011-08-29 AAO-HNSF's 2011 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO to convene in San Francisco 0 None
2011-08-29 MitraClip treatment could benefit heart failure patients who are unresponsive to CRT 0 None
2011-08-29 New clinical data shows positive long-term performance of Medtronic's CoreValve system 0 None
2011-08-26 ‘Designer vaginas’: More women going under the knife 0 None
2011-08-26 Bariatric surgery before breast reduction leads to better results 0 None
2011-08-26 Babies, toddlers with congenital heart disease more likely to have harmful toxins after surgery 0 None
2011-08-26 Neoadjuvant chemotherapy prior to surgery can benefit women with lobular breast cancer 0 None
2011-08-26 Long-term effects of chemotherapy on women's reproductive health 0 1
2011-08-25 Kentucky jury rules in favor of doctor who amputated man’s penis without permission 0 None
2011-08-25 New guidance for blood pressure monitoring 0 None
2011-08-25 CVRx introduces CE Mark approved Barostim neo for treatment of uncontrolled hypertension 2 None
2011-08-25 Transradial cardiac catheterizations reduce complications, increase patient comfort 0 None
2011-08-25 US Oncology Research earns RTOG's Full Member status 0 None
2011-08-25 Study: Bone marrow transplantation may prolong period of cancer-free survival 0 None
2011-08-24 A pain-free way of tackling dental decay 0 None
2011-08-24 Streamlining esophagectomy reduces hospital stay, cost associated with surgery 0 None
2011-08-24 New invasive procedures may help patients with chronic refractory headache 0 1
2011-08-24 Avastin increases tumor response rates in breast cancer patients before surgery 0 None
2011-08-24 Simvastatin may reduce spinal cord damage from ischemia/reperfusion injury 0 None
2011-08-24 PerOral Endoscopic Myotomy holds promise for patients with esophageal achalasia 0 None
2011-08-24 Craniofacial surgeons employ bipolar electrocautery to temporarily reshape the brain 1 None
2011-08-24 First North American clinical trial to test adult MSC transplantation as a new MS therapy 0 None
2011-08-23 Pulse oximetry to detect birth defects: Doctors propose nationwide screening 0 None
2011-08-23 Faster angioplasty for most heart attack victims: Study 0 None
2011-08-23 KU professor to create patient-friendly lung cancer treatment 0 None
2011-08-23 itm FlowMedical initiates Rhenium-PTA therapy clinical trial in PAOD 0 None
2011-08-23 Survival for patients with HCC increases with radioembolization 0 None
2011-08-23 Almost all heart attack patients receive angioplasty within 90 minutes of being admitted 0 None
2011-08-23 Gore receives positive reports related to GORE HELEX Septal Occluder 1 None
2011-08-22 Coronary stent implantation safe, feasible for infants or toddlers with ACS 0 None
2011-08-22 Marital bliss triples long-term survival after coronary bypass surgery 0 None
2011-08-20 Automated navigation support reduces effort and injuries for surgeons 0 None
2011-08-19 Echocardiogram may not improve patients' survival rates after elective surgery 0 None
2011-08-19 Trans-Anal Minimally Invasive Surgery can remove large polyps with less pain, scarring 0 None
2011-08-19 Femtosecond-laser ablation of Xenopus melanocytes for studies of cell migration, wound repair 0 None
2011-08-18 Herbal supplements may weaken the effect of chemotherapy drugs 0 None
2011-08-18 OrthoSensor, Stryker partner for intelligent knee surgical trial 0 None
2011-08-18 BIS monitor not superior in preventing intraoperative awareness than other alternatives 0 None
2011-08-18 Study looks at intraoperative awareness 0 None
2011-08-17 New York Laser & Skin Care now offers Pelleve System to combat wrinkles 0 None
2011-08-17 U-M's epilepsy surgery could successfully treat patients with seizures 0 None
2011-08-17 Study finds large variation in reoperation rates after colorectal surgery in England 0 None
2011-08-17 Patient recruitment complete in Kuros' KUR-023 dural sealant European clinical trial 0 None
2011-08-17 Drug SLM3 prevents multiplication of tumor cells 0 None
2011-08-17 Flexible-fiber CO2 laser-assisted ablation safe for endoscopic assisted transsphenoidal craniotomies 0 None
2011-08-17 HSS, pSivida enter orthopedic evaluation agreement 0 None
2011-08-16 IMRT produces high response rate in patients with extranodal lymphoma of head and neck: Research 0 None
2011-08-16 ACS, 20 other organizations publish sixth edition of Physicians as Assistants at Surgery 0 None
2011-08-16 New system could improve prostate cancer IMRT treatment plans 0 None
2011-08-16 Gene therapy cocktail can treat inherited diseases with 'misfolded' proteins 0 None
2011-08-16 ROTEM receives FDA clearance for new hemostasis analyzer 0 None
2011-08-12 Research roundup: Too many colonoscopies; N.C. health centers save money; Ankle injuries not necessarily emergencies 0 None
2011-08-12 Hysterectomy rates across Germany vary 0 None
2011-08-12 Biomarkers may transform diagnosis of kidney disease 0 None
2011-08-12 Experts troubled by global rise in c-section rates 0 None
2011-08-12 Endothelial progenitor cells may repair leaky blood-brain barrier 0 None
2011-08-12 Radiofrequency ablation safe and effective for treatment of dysplastic Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2011-08-11 Boston Scientific introduces NLI online resource center for healthcare providers 0 None
2011-08-11 New treatment uses lasers to stimulate stem cells and reduce heart scarring 0 None
2011-08-11 Modified spider-silk proteins for nonviral gene delivery 0 None
2011-08-11 Neoprobe seeks FDA marketing approval of Lymphoseek for use in ILM oncology procedure 0 None
2011-08-10 FDA approves Abbott's RX Herculink Elite Renal Stent System for renal artery stenosis 0 None
2011-08-10 New combined treatment method shows tremendous results for acne scars 0 None
2011-08-10 ABTC receives NCCA accreditation for three transplant certification examinations 0 None
2011-08-10 Pre-operative education programme can reduce hospital stay for knee replacement patients 0 None
2011-08-10 Transaxillary thyroid robotic surgery removes nodules with no visible scar 0 None
2011-08-10 Young blacks with kidney disease more likely to die on dialysis than whites 0 None
2011-08-10 Novel therapy shrinks tumors without collateral damage 0 None
2011-08-10 Erythromycin can prevent and treat aseptic loosening of total joint replacement 0 None
2011-08-10 First renal denervation with Medtronic Symplicity Catheter System performed in Latin America 0 None
2011-08-10 Nearly half of men expect better recovery from side-effects of prostate cancer surgery 0 None
2011-08-10 Hydros-TA therapy provides next generation of osteoarthritis relief 0 None
2011-08-10 Improved patient selection and practice patterns may lower number of negative tests for CAD 0 None
2011-08-10 Health Canada approves Boston Scientific's WallFlex Biliary RX Fully Covered Stent 0 None
2011-08-09 InVivo announces Platinum sponsorship to W2W spinal cord injury symposium 0 None
2011-08-09 Acute Care Emergency Surgical Service linked with 15% reduction in decision time 0 None
2011-08-09 Study reveals increase in number of laparoscopic bariatric operations between 2003-2008 0 None
2011-08-09 Exactech's new Optetrak Logic knee implant effective for painful arthritis 0 None
2011-08-08 Cook Medical launches Doppler DP-M350 Blood Flow Monitor 0 None
2011-08-08 FDA approves Relievant IDE for Intracept System to treat chronic low back pain 0 None
2011-08-08 Cook Medical offers silicone balloon catheter for treatment of cysts of the Bartholin gland 0 None
2011-08-08 Pre-emptive insulin therapy reduces risk of diabetes mellitus after kidney transplantation 0 None
2011-08-08 Researchers team up to combat age-related macular degeneration 0 None
2011-08-08 Bladder cancer patients can benefit from radical cystectomy surgery 0 4.5
2011-08-06 Head and neck melanoma patients can benefit from sentinel lymph node biopsy 0 None
2011-08-06 Roundup: State workers in Conn. get lock on retirement health funds 0 None
2011-08-05 Transvaginal nephrectomy could increase rate of living donors for kidney transplants 0 None
2011-08-05 New strategies for successful donor adult stem cell transplants in blood cancer patients 0 None
2011-08-05 Proximal colon retroflexion technique safe and effective for neoplasia detection 0 None
2011-08-05 University of Kentucky pioneers new use of artificial-lung technology 0 None
2011-08-05 Study sheds new light on how surgery impacts chronic kidney disease, bone health 0 None
2011-08-04 Loyola's lung-kidney transplant patient wins Bronze medal for bowling 0 None
2011-08-04 NIA, ACRO collaborate to create disease site-specific radiation oncology practice guidelines 0 None
2011-08-04 Metallofullerene-based nanoplatform shows promise against glioblastomas 0 None
2011-08-04 Dermatologists present latest advances in treating aging hand at AAD 2011 meeting 0 None
2011-08-03 New method of delivering growth factors could lead to revolutionary heart treatment 0 None
2011-08-03 EAST clinical trial to assess early comprehensive rhythm control therapy for AF 0 None
2011-08-03 Role of molecular imaging in diagnosis and clinical trials 0 None
2011-08-03 Double-lung transplant survivor stays busy since retirement 0 None
2011-08-03 Combination of six common QA measures could prevent radiotherapy errors 0 None
2011-08-03 New alternative to immunosuppressive treatment after kidney transplants without severe side effects 0 4
2011-08-03 Tiny controlled-release antibiotic pellet can treat glue ear infection in children 0 None
2011-08-03 Tornier announces two milestone events for Simpliciti stemless shoulder system 0 None
2011-08-02 Kelyniam commences commercial shipment of Custom Skull Implants 0 None
2011-08-02 Enrollment commences in St. Jude Medical's atrial fibrillation stroke prevention trial 0 None
2011-08-02 MindFrame receives CE mark approval for Capture LP and Flow LP devices 0 None
2011-08-02 PSI develops new breast cancer diagnostic method 0 None
2011-08-02 Bioengineered spinal discs can prevent chronic back or neck pain 0 None
2011-08-02 NYU Langone receives NHLBI grant for comparative effectiveness ISCHEMIA Trial 0 None
2011-08-02 UNOS policy change reduces disparities in kidney transplants for African-Americans 0 None
2011-08-02 VP, balloon kyphoplasty safe and effective for women with vertebral fractures 0 None
2011-08-02 New endoscopic OCT system enables 3-D imaging of esophagus, colon cancers 0 None
2011-08-01 Dangers of colon cleansing: More harm than good 1 4
2011-08-01 HT, B.Braun partner to launch Adenocaine Hiberplegia syringe pump delivery system 0 None
2011-08-01 FDA approves Medtronic's IDE for Advisa DR MRI SureScan pacing system 0 None
2011-08-01 Kenya Medical Services Minister to establish African Cancer Foundation 0 None
2011-08-01 Accuray to showcase CyberKnife, TomoTherapy systems at AAPM/COMP meeting 0 None
2011-08-01 Colon cleansing can cause side effects like cramping, renal failure and death 0 1
2011-07-30 Former Specialty Hospital patient credits Left Ventricular Assist Device surgery 0 None
2011-07-30 CDC, ZKBS classifies Advaxis Agents as non-pathogenic materials 0 None
2011-07-30 Therapeutic hypothermia might not be effective for children after heart attack 0 None
2011-07-30 RegenoCELL to open new facility in Panama for treatment of congestive heart failure 0 None
2011-07-30 First cardiac ablation procedure using Thermocool SmartTOUCH catheter performed at Mount Sinai 0 4
2011-07-29 Male circumcision may reduce HPV-associated penile precancerous lesions 0 None
2011-07-29 Combination drug regimen safe and effective for renal transplant patients 0 None
2011-07-29 Positive data from Histogenics' NeoCart Phase 2 study on knee cartilage injury 0 None
2011-07-28 GE's Innova imaging systems maintain quality at lower dose rates under live fluoroscopy 0 None
2011-07-28 Roux-en-Y gastric bypass appears to reduce dietary fat intake 0 None
2011-07-28 Many factors contribute to high caesarean section rate around the world 0 None
2011-07-28 Reprogrammed kidney cells could make transplants and dialysis things of the past 0 None
2011-07-28 Hip and knee replacement surgery linked to increased risk of clot development 0 None
2011-07-28 Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can lead to effective weight loss 0 None
2011-07-28 Dilemma of single vs. double embryo transfers 0 None
2011-07-28 Brain stimulation improves learning in people with schizophrenia 0 None
2011-07-28 Cardiac rehab can prolong patients' lives and reduce risk of second heart attack 0 None
2011-07-27 Women with early-stage breast cancer do not benefit from lymph node removal 0 None
2011-07-27 Study reveals clear need to halt escalating use of Caesarean sections 0 None
2011-07-27 Novel blood-cleaning procedure allows receipt of transplant from different blood type donor 0 None
2011-07-27 Whistle-blower lawsuit alleges dialysis provider wasted drugs to boost profits 0 None
2011-07-27 Lipofilling found safe after breast cancer surgery 0 1
2011-07-27 Stenting prevents recurrence of aneurysms after minimally invasive 'coiling' procedure 0 None
2011-07-27 FDA clears ArthroCare's SpeedFix Suture System 0 None
2011-07-26 Key risk factors for death, transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathy 0 None
2011-07-26 TikoMed receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for TM-400 to treat hematological cancers 0 None
2011-07-25 GE Healthcare introduces Veo CT image reconstruction technology in Canada 0 None
2011-07-25 Enrollment commences in Lutonix LEVANT 2 drug-coated balloon IDE trial for PAD 0 None
2011-07-25 Illinois Bone and Joint Institute upgrades to High Field Open MRI System 0 None
2011-07-25 Waters receives CE mark for MassTrak Immunosuppressants XE Kit 0 None
2011-07-25 Australian TGA approves GI Dynamics EndoBarrier Gastrointestinal Liner for type 2 diabetes and obesity 4 5
2011-07-25 Three pediatric cardiac hospitals to perform live cases with Toshiba's Infinix CF-i system 0 None
2011-07-24 C-sections on the rise: One in three mothers opting for procedure 1 None
2011-07-22 Access to kidney transplantation for minorities improves on elimination of allocation policy 0 None
2011-07-22 Researchers examine benefits of hyperbaric oxygen in treatment of aggressive brain cancer 0 None
2011-07-22 Anesthesia-associated mortality rises again 0 None
2011-07-22 Elite task force provides insights and guidance on deep brain stimulation for dystonia 0 None
2011-07-22 Advancements in use of zinc finger nucleases to produce genetically modified pigs 0 None
2011-07-22 Allowing optometrists to perform surgeries may put patients at risk 0 None
2011-07-22 Michigan Cardiovascular Institute performs first Astron Pulsar stent procedure in the U.S. 0 None
2011-07-22 UCSF neurosurgery shows promise against severe epilepsy 0 None
2011-07-22 Renowned neurosurgeon to receive National Urban League's highest honor on July 30 0 None
2011-07-22 FDA approves U.S. launch of Wiskott-Aldrich gene therapy clinical trial 0 None
2011-07-22 Montifiore's surgeons receive certification training for implanting total artificial heart 0 None
2011-07-22 Enrollment complete in Sapheon's clinical study of saphenous vein reflux disease treatment 0 None
2011-07-21 Microencapsulated cell transplant can help treat chronic illnesses more effectively 0 None
2011-07-21 Komen for the Cure applauds new mammography guidelines 0 None
2011-07-21 Deep brain stimulation benefits people with Parkinson's, essential tremor 0 None
2011-07-21 RCSI introduces 30 minute magazine style surgical podcast 0 None
2011-07-21 High methodological quality studies of PET in malignant melanoma patients needed 0 None
2011-07-21 Localized one-time gene therapy might effectively protect against atherosclerosis 0 None
2011-07-21 Artegraft BCA superior to cuffed ePTFE for hemodialysis access 0 None
2011-07-20 US FDA advisory panel votes yes for Edwards heart valve 0 None
2011-07-20 DJO Global launches Turon Modular Shoulder System 0 None
2011-07-20 Stress testing with MPI may not be needed for bariatric surgery candidates 0 None
2011-07-20 Registration now open for Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2011 0 None
2011-07-20 Northeast Assisted Fertility Group extends egg donation, surrogacy program 0 None
2011-07-20 Chemotherapy combined with anti-cancer agent shows promise for treatment of aggressive breast cancers 0 None
2011-07-20 Shinagawa LASIK Center expands commercial relationship with Avedro 0 None
2011-07-19 New nanotechnology-based cancer treatment might improve chemotherapy 0 None
2011-07-19 Texas Children's Hospital uses new surgical approach for treating epilepsy 0 5
2011-07-19 Sorin Group acquires cannulae product line from Estech 0 None
2011-07-19 Medically treated patients with GERD more likely to develop esophageal cancer 0 None
2011-07-19 Study finds high C-section rates in Florida, New Jersey and Texas 0 None
2011-07-19 InterStim Therapy now available for treatment of chronic bowel incontinence 0 5
2011-07-19 U.S. News & World Report ranks HSS as No.1 orthopedic hospital 0 None
2011-07-18 HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer women benefit from trastuzumab and chemotherapy 0 None
2011-07-18 Landmark study may help prevent permanent brain injury in fighters 0 None
2011-07-18 Coronary CTA non-invasive and safe for children 0 None
2011-07-16 Lap Band surgery less expensive than other obesity-related treatments 0 None
2011-07-16 New ways for treating diabetes 0 None
2011-07-15 Implantable fuel cells may obtain energy from blood sugar and oxygen 0 None
2011-07-15 FDA ODAC recommends approval of Seattle Genetics' ADCETRIS for Hodgkin lymphoma after ASCT 0 None
2011-07-15 ECG results for young athletes prone to misinterpretation 0 None
2011-07-15 Ellipse's MAGEC System can effectively treat children with Early Onset Scoliosis 0 5
2011-07-15 Patients with pulmonary hypertension more likely to have complications after bilateral TKA 0 None
2011-07-15 Novel combined technique for treating neoplastic meningitis, hydrocephalus 1 None
2011-07-15 B. Braun adds Plasmat Futura System to H.E.L.P. LDL Apheresis therapy 0 None
2011-07-15 Study: Bone marrow transplant offers new hope for patients with high-risk leukemia 0 None
2011-07-15 ACS honors Cedars-Sinai surgeon with 17th annual Jacobson Innovation Award 0 None
2011-07-15 New method for determining breast cancer metastasis 0 None
2011-07-15 Oxytocin does not boost prospects for normal births 0 None
2011-07-15 UTHealth enrolls first patient in new stem cell therapy trial for ischemic stroke 0 None
2011-07-15 Bariatric surgery cost-effective for all obese 0 None
2011-07-15 ASTRO develops white paper on safe use of intensity modulated radiation therapy 0 None
2011-07-14 Wenzel Spine surpasses 26,000 implantation of VariLift System 1 3
2011-07-14 Men with early-stage prostate cancer can benefit from short-term ADT, radiation therapy 0 None
2011-07-14 Provision to eliminate lifetime benefit caps in medical insurance allows life-saving heart-lung transplant 0 None
2011-07-14 BIOTRONIK begins comparative study of ORSIRO stent with Abbott's XIENCE PRIME stent 0 None
2011-07-14 Transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse may pose greater risk, warns FDA 0 2
2011-07-14 Patients with brain cancer may benefit from stem cell therapy 0 None
2011-07-14 Chimerix initiates CMX001 Phase 2 study for prevention of adenovirus disease following HSCT 0 None
2011-07-13 Wireless power system for ventricular assist devices holds promise 1 None
2011-07-13 InfraReDx commences LipiScan IVUS System Phase 2 trial against heart attack 0 None
2011-07-13 UCLA establishes new reconstructive transplantation program 0 None
2011-07-13 Heart experts begin to test new device for treatment of blocked aortic valves 0 1
2011-07-13 Celprogen develops neuronal stem cells to treat Alzheimer's 0 None
2011-07-13 Enrollment complete in Boston Scientific's Adapt Monorail Carotid Stent System trial 0 None
2011-07-13 FDA clears St. Jude Medical's Epiducer lead delivery system for neurostimulation 0 None
2011-07-12 New insights into how cancer cells can maintain resistance to chemotherapy 0 None
2011-07-12 African-Americans with glaucoma have higher oxygen levels than Caucasians 0 None
2011-07-12 Cardiologists still perform artery-opening procedure despite changes in guidelines 0 None
2011-07-12 Hutchinson Center receives $20M NIH grant to eradicate HIV infection 0 None
2011-07-12 World's first double-leg transplant 0 None
2011-07-11 New method allows for concurrent treatment of spinal tumors and stabilization of the spine 0 None
2011-07-11 Endosense completes first patient case utilizing new prototype software 0 None
2011-07-11 Pain Practice journal publishes Vertos mild procedure clinical study data on LSS 0 None
2011-07-11 Study describes how obesity could protect against mortality in patients with RI/ARDS 0 None
2011-07-11 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital offers two new treatment options for cancer patients 0 None
2011-07-11 Arthroscopy as effective as open surgery for patients with common hip problem 0 None
2011-07-11 Covidien to support NOTES human trial on transoral, transvaginal cholecystectomies 0 None
2011-07-11 Patients with motion limitations after knee surgery more likely to develop osteoarthritis 0 None
2011-07-11 Arthroscopy restores range of motion in patients with common hip problem 0 None
2011-07-10 Lab grown windpipe saves cancer patient 0 5
2011-07-08 History of cancer increases risk for developing blood clotting issues following knee arthroscopy 0 None
2011-07-08 Transplants with half-matched bone marrow or cord blood are comparable to fully matched tissue 0 None
2011-07-08 Scientists discover way to separate neural wheat from the chaff 0 None
2011-07-08 InVivo files biopolymer scaffold IDE with FDA to initiate spinal cord injury clinical trial 0 None
2011-07-08 High BMI and vigorous physical activity increase risk of arthroplasty in men 0 None
2011-07-08 RTI introduces new meniscus allograft instrumentation 0 None
2011-07-07 Half-matched transplants widen donor pool for leukemia and lymphoma 0 None
2011-07-07 Endoscopic testing prior to lung cancer surgery improves quality of life 0 None
2011-07-07 New data compares gender effect on survival after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair 0 None
2011-07-07 Patients' insurance status affects outcomes of cardiac valve operations in the U.S. 0 None
2011-07-07 Study delineates link between social support and distress after stem cell transplants 0 None
2011-07-07 Bariatric surgery patients can benefit from rigorous exercise program 0 None
2011-07-07 First transcatheter aortic valve implantation performed at Loyola University Hospital 0 None
2011-07-07 Study finds heart stents often overused 0 None
2011-07-06 Fiscal problems could be mitigated by ART conceived children 0 None
2011-07-06 Cumulus cells can provide information about genetic and chromosomal status of eggs 0 None
2011-07-06 Increase in lung cancer resection rate linked to increased investment in thoracic surgical expertise 0 None
2011-07-06 Majority of tonsil surgery in children performed during summer vacation 0 5
2011-07-06 Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy improves median survival for elderly Dutch NSCLC patients 0 None
2011-07-06 Study: More PCIs classified as appropriate for acute indications in the U.S. 0 None
2011-07-06 More breast cancer patients may receive radiation treatments after surgery 0 None
2011-07-06 First flexible endoscopy robotic surgery for gastric tumours performed in India 0 None
2011-07-05 First bloodless heart transplant on 6-year-old boy performed at Nationwide Children's Hospital 0 5
2011-07-04 Study shows effect of maternal height on multiple implantation 0 None
2011-07-02 New 'Fast Track' total hip replacement effective in reducing hospital stay 0 None
2011-07-02 Hidden incision endoscopic technique eliminates visible scarring in kidney surgery 0 None
2011-07-01 New machine at Sahlgrenska Academy may contribute to more lung transplants 0 None
2011-07-01 Genetically engineered pigs may help overcome donor organ shortage 0 None
2011-07-01 Intravenous nutrition does not have a positive effect if administered early 0 None
2011-07-01 'Genotype positive' individuals susceptible to increased periodontal tissue destruction after dental implants 0 None
2011-07-01 Women more likely to survive after major gastrointestinal surgeries than men 0 None
2011-07-01 Fast track protocol reduces hospital costs and infections in total hip replacement surgery 0 None
2011-07-01 NIH awards Allina $2.4M grant to examine impact of integrative therapies for pain management 0 None
2011-07-01 Study: Heart transplant patients more likely to get serious skin cancers 0 None
2011-06-30 New medical contrast agent could play important role in diagnosing colon cancer 0 None
2011-06-30 Surgical complications much more likely in obese patients 0 None
2011-06-30 MR-guided focused ultrasound effective for treating essential tremor 0 4
2011-06-30 Molecular radiotherapy offers hope for children with neuroblastoma 0 None
2011-06-30 New technology reduces stress of scheduling chemotherapy treatments 0 None
2011-06-30 Time reduction in pauses between CPR and electronic defibrillator shocks boosts survival 0 None
2011-06-30 Mary Ann Liebert peer-reviewed journal highlights advances in gene therapy for neurological diseases 0 None
2011-06-30 Obese patients more likely to suffer complication following elective plastic surgery 0 None
2011-06-30 Women recover faster from knee replacement surgery than men 0 None
2011-06-29 LVAD therapy an 'attractive option' for heart failure patients 70 years of age or older 0 None
2011-06-29 Two-pronged 'hybrid' procedure for treatment of atrial fibrillation 1 None
2011-06-29 Mount Sinai gene therapy improves cardiac function in people with severe heart failure 1 None
2011-06-29 Cotton swab dramatically reduces infections in post-operative incision sites 0 None
2011-06-28 Expert addresses need to improve risk stratification of heart failure patients eligible for ICD or CRT-D 0 None
2011-06-28 Conventional Estrogen Receptor measurement methods may result in 10-20% false negative rate 0 None
2011-06-28 Screening with mammography reduces deaths from breast cancer 0 None
2011-06-28 Nine-year-old recovers with experimental heart pump 0 None
2011-06-28 Many advanced breast cancer patients do not receive postmastectomy radiation therapy 0 None
2011-06-28 Breast cancer patients not getting recommended radiation therapy: Report 0 None
2011-06-28 Experts discuss therapeutic potential of adipose-derived stem cells at ICAS Conference 0 None
2011-06-28 Tissue-engineered blood vessels from donor skin cells successfully implanted in patients 0 None
2011-06-28 Women can benefit from immediate breast reconstruction following mastectomy 0 None
2011-06-28 Body sculpting technique eliminates abdominal fat with few side effects 0 None
2011-06-28 On-X LTI announces four clinical trial results of Prosthetic Heart Valve 0 None
2011-06-27 'MRA Fusion' treatment for uterine fibroids 0 None
2011-06-27 Spectranetics initiates enrollment in EXCITE clinical trial against femoropopliteal IRS 0 None
2011-06-27 Ivantis receives $17 MM NEA, Delphi Ventures funds to expand Hydrus device clinical activities 0 None
2011-06-27 STAAR Surgical completes first procedures to implant Visian ICL V4c design 0 None
2011-06-27 Transcatheter valve replacement safe and effective alternative to open-heart surgery 0 None
2011-06-27 Many women with advanced breast cancer do not receive radiation after mastectomy 0 None
2011-06-27 Astronomers to develop potential new cancer radiation treatment 0 None
2011-06-27 Intravenous diclofenac holds promise against severe pain following oral surgery 0 None
2011-06-24 Department of Defense awards Impel Phase II SBIR grant for blood-brain barrier bypass technology 0 None
2011-06-24 NSBRI expands use of ultrasound during spaceflights and on Earth 0 None
2011-06-24 Hypertension variability during cardiac surgery may increase risk of death 0 None
2011-06-24 Health Canada grants market authorization for Sanofi-aventis Jevtana to treat prostate cancer 0 None
2011-06-23 Reductions in obesity-related medical costs offset cost of gastric banding surgery within 2.25 years 0 None
2011-06-23 Varian receives 2011 R&D 100 Award for TrueBeam system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery 0 None
2011-06-23 Spinal manipulative therapy provides minor but significant benefits for patients with chronic low back pain 0 None
2011-06-23 Silicone gel-filled breast implants: FDA releases updated data 0 None
2011-06-23 Proton beam radiotherapy appears to control breast cancer with minimal side-effects 0 5
2011-06-23 St. Jude Medical announces results of Genesis neurostimulator trial on chronic migraine 0 None
2011-06-23 ULMCA PCI with DES a viable option for low-risk patients with normal left ventricular function 0 None
2011-06-23 Study examines reasons for rise in cesarean delivery 0 None
2011-06-23 More frequent use of ultrasound recommended in twin pregnancies 0 None
2011-06-23 UCLA study reports favorable outcomes for angioplasty with stents for low-risk heart patients 0 None
2011-06-22 Angioplasty may be an option for liver transplant candidates with heart disease 0 None
2011-06-22 Study finds PCI safe and feasible option for End-Stage Liver Disease patients with significant heart disease 0 None
2011-06-22 Only 10% of patients with heart attack transferred to another hospital for PCI in recommended time 0 None
2011-06-22 Innovative Nail after Lengthening method can extend short thighbone by 26 centimeters 0 None
2011-06-22 Endotis commences EP217609 Phase IIa study in patients undergoing open-heart surgery 0 None
2011-06-22 Gastric bypass surgery reduces inflammation linked with cancer and diabetes 0 None
2011-06-22 Frequent nighttime home dialysis more effective for patients with kidney failure 0 None
2011-06-22 Avedro receives Gold MDEA award for Vedera System 0 5
2011-06-21 Positive results from LCP-Tacro Phase III trial in stable kidney transplant recipients 0 None
2011-06-21 Fluorescent signature discovery helps identify parathyroid glands during endocrine surgery 0 5
2011-06-21 Black patients with heart attack wait longer at hospitals to get life-saving procedures 0 None
2011-06-21 Inducing labor does not increase risk of emergency cesarean section 0 None
2011-06-20 MedShape develops larger sizes of ExoShape CL interference fixation device 0 None
2011-06-20 Genetic biomarker may help identify patients at increased risk of bypass surgery 0 None
2011-06-20 New shoulder pad technology allows quicker access to injured players 0 None
2011-06-20 IsoRay announces combination therapy study for prostate cancer 0 None
2011-06-20 Boston Scientific to launch Mustang PTA Balloon Catheter worldwide 0 None
2011-06-20 Zilver PTX stent more effective than PTA for treatment of femoral artery lesions 0 None
2011-06-20 European Patent Office issues notice of allowance to Kuros' synthetic biomaterials 0 None
2011-06-20 Surgeons demonstrate potential genetic basis for varying outcomes of leg vein bypass surgery 0 None
2011-06-20 NIH-funded study to develop virtual reality simulator for 'scarless' endoscopic surgery 0 None
2011-06-20 Medtronic Valiant stent graft safe and effective for patients with thoracic aortic aneurysm 0 None
2011-06-20 Study: Abdominal debrancing with aortic stent grafts linked to high early mortality 0 None
2011-06-19 UK’s first larynx transplant 0 1
2011-06-18 Negative-pressure wound therapy does not promote healing: Research 0 None
2011-06-18 Counselling can help men overcome fears over sexual performance after prostate surgery 0 5
2011-06-18 Surgery plus exercise and diet might help reduce weight in obese people 0 None
2011-06-18 Patients still being enrolled in clinical trial for new peripheral vascular disease treatment 0 None
2011-06-17 Careful, well-designed studies needed for evaluating patients with MS: SIRF panel 0 4
2011-06-17 Children with head trauma after normal CT scans do not require neurosurgical intervention 0 None
2011-06-17 Loyola employee donates kidney to complete stranger, saves her own life 0 None
2011-06-17 First artificial lung transplantation in toddler performed at St. Louis Children's Hospital 0 None
2011-06-17 Functional vision restored after 55 years 0 2
2011-06-17 PEG hydrogel sealant effectively encloses surgical wounds after spinal procedures 0 None
2011-06-17 New weapon in the fight against cancer 0 None
2011-06-17 Varicocele surgery may increase testosterone production 0 4.5
2011-06-17 HRT use linked to decreased risk of peripheral arterial disease in postmenopausal women 0 None
2011-06-16 Older women in the UK less likely to have breast cancer surgery than younger ones 0 None
2011-06-16 Tulane University, VA grant IRB approval for new TIGR Matrix clinical trial in hernia repair 0 None
2011-06-16 Study finds no link between anxiety, depression and weight loss after bariatric surgery 0 None
2011-06-16 ISCO discovers novel technology to produce pure hepatocyte population 0 None
2011-06-16 UC Irvine researchers discover top six risk factors for weight loss surgery 0 None
2011-06-16 Bristol-Myers Squibb receives FDA approval for Nulojix to prevent organ rejection after kidney transplant 0 None
2011-06-15 Bariatric surgery reduces incidence and severity of migraines 0 None
2011-06-15 Ethicon Endo-Surgery receives FDA 510(k) clearance for Advanced Energy Generator 0 None
2011-06-15 St. Jude Medical introduces HD VantageView System for enhancing EP lab workflow 0 None
2011-06-15 Ethicon Endo-Surgery introduces ENSEAL G2 Super Jaw advanced bipolar technology 0 None
2011-06-15 Varian receives marketing approval for TrueBeam image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery system in Japan 0 None
2011-06-15 Botox injections can reduce wrinkles with half as many sessions after 20 months 0 None
2011-06-15 Studies examine surgery survival odds, hospital readmission risks 0 None
2011-06-15 EOW hosts national conference to highlight practice of Female Genital Mutilation 0 None
2011-06-15 Ontarians can now register as organ and tissue donors online through new web site 0 None
2011-06-15 Tubularized incised plate procedure effective for boys with hypospadias 0 None
2011-06-15 New method could shorten healing times for dental implants 0 None
2011-06-15 Bariatric surgery reduces risk of heart attack, stroke or death 0 None
2011-06-15 Bariatric surgery may treat polycystic ovarian syndrome in women of child-bearing age 0 None
2011-06-15 Guidelines for pediatric use of polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing before tonsillectomy 0 None
2011-06-15 Outpatient gastric bypass surgery linked to increased risk of complications, death 0 None
2011-06-14 Colonoscopies done with suboptimal bowel preparation linked to high adenoma miss rates 0 None
2011-06-13 Mother to donate her womb to daughter 0 None
2011-06-13 Weight loss surgery fails to lower risk of dying in severely obese middle-aged adults: Study 0 None
2011-06-13 GORE SEAMGUARD Bioabsorbable Staple Line Reinforcement receives Heath Canada approval 0 None
2011-06-13 Researchers to examine risks and benefits of blood transfusions 0 None
2011-06-13 Bariatric surgery not linked with decreased risk of death among older obese patients 0 None
2011-06-13 Second course of treatment could cure head and neck cancer 0 None
2011-06-13 ACS honors Los Angeles general surgeon with 2011 Jacobson Innovation Award 0 None
2011-06-13 LA/hypnosis combination during surgery can aid healing process, reduce drug use and hospital stay time 0 None
2011-06-13 Only 35% of anaesthesiologists carry out cardiac output monitoring during high-risk surgery 0 None
2011-06-10 Hyperthermia prevents repair of tumor cells 0 None
2011-06-10 GE and Mayo Clinic receive $5.7 million NIH grant to study dedicated MRI brain scanner technology 0 None
2011-06-09 Tips for preventing outdoor home-related injury: AANS 0 None
2011-06-09 Women who receive intrauterine device after abortion less likely to have unintended pregnancy 0 None
2011-06-09 Akademiska Hus, NCC to build Skandion Clinic for advanced radiotherapy in Uppsala 0 None
2011-06-09 Article reports on bright future and enormous need for stem cell therapeutics 0 None
2011-06-09 Less-invasive Pro-Vas occlusion shows promise for permanent male sterilization 0 5
2011-06-09 Medical management preferred over surgery for pediatric orbital cellulitis 0 None
2011-06-09 Longer surgery waiting lists in NSW: report 0 2.7
2011-06-08 ACT's TEMPASURE cardiac ablation catheter receives CE Mark 0 None
2011-06-08 ICU patients should wait a week before receiving intravenous feeding: New study 0 None
2011-06-08 Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, StreamVenue partner to offer post-surgical management tool 0 None
2011-06-08 RI Hospital fellow receives TSFRE funds for cardiothoracic surgery research 0 None
2011-06-08 New Westchester Montefiore Laser and Eye Center to offer ophthalmology services 0 None
2011-06-08 Patient enrollment complete in BioMimetic's Augment Rotator Cuff pilot trial 0 None
2011-06-08 Stent graft can repair abdominal aortic aneurysm 0 None
2011-06-07 First human implant of St. Jude Medical's Portico transcatheter aortic heart valve 0 None
2011-06-07 IsoRay completes Iotrex license agreement with Dr. Reddy's 0 None
2011-06-07 Incisive Surgical receives U.S. patent for INSORB Absorbable Skin Stapling Technology 0 None
2011-06-07 Study explores link between hospital procedure volume, surgical outcomes after joint replacements 0 None
2011-06-07 New laboratory method uses SALL4 gene to expand adult hematopoietic stem cells 0 None
2011-06-07 Tai Chi may help overcome cognitive decline in patients receiving chemotherapy 0 None
2011-06-06 MedPro Imaging invests in dedicated transducer repair technology 0 None
2011-06-06 EUS-guided GI biopsies with Cook Medical's new, large-core biopsy needle overcomes limitations 0 None
2011-06-06 FDA grants Pathway marketing clearance for JETSTREAM Navitus revascularization catheter for PVD 0 None
2011-06-06 FDA clears ArthroCare's Spartan 6.5 Needled Anchor 0 None
2011-06-06 Mazor Robotics introduces next-generation spinal surgical guidance system 0 None
2011-06-06 New gene therapy may cure Type 1 diabetes 0 None
2011-06-06 Estrogen therapy improves low bone density in teenage girls with anorexia nervosa 0 None
2011-06-06 Androgen deprivation therapy may increase risk of diabetes in men with prostate cancer 0 None
2011-06-06 Weight loss after bariatric surgery may reverse low testosterone, sexual dysfunction in obese men 0 None
2011-06-06 Azellon receives MHRA approval to initiate stem cell bandage clinical trial in torn meniscal cartilage 0 None
2011-06-06 New guideline on bariatric surgery 0 5
2011-06-06 Additional radiation treatment shows promise for breast cancer surgery patients 0 None
2011-06-06 Stem cell transplant may help promote bone fracture healing 0 None
2011-06-06 Weight loss following bariatric surgery may reduce risk of Alzheimer's 0 None
2011-06-06 Women with ovarian cancer do not benefit from CA-125 and transvaginal ultrasound 0 None
2011-06-06 Bariatric weight-loss surgery may increase risk of fractures 0 None
2011-06-04 Study affirms effectiveness of palliative care discussions before LVAD surgery 0 None
2011-06-04 Hospitals need to measure quality of care 0 None
2011-06-04 Mount Sinai to participate in Medtronic CoreValve U.S. Clinical Trial 0 None
2011-06-03 Majority of patients with ulcerative colitis eager to undergo fecal microbiota transplantation 1 5
2011-06-03 Many women over 70 with stage I breast cancer opt for radiation therapy: ASCO 0 None
2011-06-03 Lung-sparing surgery, photodynamic therapy improve survival of mesothelioma patients 0 None
2011-06-03 Media outlets examine case of man cured of HIV, leukemia through bone marrow transplant 0 None
2011-06-03 Stereotactic body radiation therapy effective for patients with low-risk prostate cancer 0 None
2011-06-03 U-M study shows decline in surgery mortality for eight different high-risk operations 0 None
2011-06-02 Noninvasive diagnostics may offer alternative to liver biopsy for assessing liver fibrosis 0 None
2011-06-02 Bio-Tissue ships over 7,500 ProKera medical device since product's inception 0 None
2011-06-02 Loyola to offer free lecture on anterior-approach hip replacement surgery 0 2
2011-06-02 Individuals with hair loss can benefit from Sequencing technique 0 None
2011-06-02 SHEA, ASGE update Flexible gastrointestinal endoscope guideline 0 None
2011-06-02 Study affirms effectiveness of palliative care discussions before LVAD heart surgery 0 None
2011-06-02 Positive results from Nuvilex European Phase II trial against pancreatic cancer 0 None
2011-06-02 Cyclopamine may protect cholestatic livers from damage after transplant procedure 0 None
2011-06-02 Covidien's PCOx mesh receives U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance and European CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-06-02 Adipose-derived stem cell procedure restores skull defects after brain surgery 0 None
2011-06-02 Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves sexual health in men with chronic heart failure 0 None
2011-06-01 IMRT cuts GI side effects from prostate cancer in half vs. 3D-CRT 0 None
2011-06-01 STAAR Surgical's two new lens products receive CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-06-01 Twelve interventional live cases to use Toshiba's Infinix DP-i X-ray system at NCVH conference 0 None
2011-06-01 Plasma resuscitation restores damage to endothelial glycocalyx after hemorrhagic shock 0 None
2011-06-01 Appendix and tonsil surgeries before age 20 can increase risk of premature heart attack 0 None
2011-06-01 Nighttime heart and lung transplants do not affect patient survival 0 None
2011-06-01 Patients who undergo noisy operation more likely to suffer surgical site infections 0 None
2011-06-01 Breast fat transfer procedure can achieve twofold increase in breast size 0 None
2011-06-01 Surgeons minimize amputation rate among patients injured in Haitian earthquake 0 None
2011-06-01 Facelift incision with no-neck-scar approach safe and effective for thyroid patients 0 None
2011-05-31 Spectranetics to showcase new advanced peripheral atherectomy simulation system at New Cardiovascular Horizons 0 None
2011-05-31 UK's NICE issues guidance on PTNS treatment for faecal incontinence 0 None
2011-05-30 Boston Scientific voluntarily recalls all Cross Coronary Imaging Catheters used in IVUS procedure 0 None
2011-05-30 Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis can avoid mother to child transmission of mtDNA disorders 0 None
2011-05-30 HHS uses new devices to meet growing need of joint replacements among baby boomers 0 None
2011-05-30 Fraunhofer MEVIS' novel brain procedure helps minimize patient-specific surgical risks 0 None
2011-05-30 People with unexplained symptoms can benefit from traditional acupuncture 0 None
2011-05-30 Novel treatment safe and effective for patients with intracerebral hemorrhage 0 None
2011-05-30 UBC scientists to initiate $4.7M pan-Canadian clinical trial in oral squamous cell cancers 0 None
2011-05-27 Pan-Canadian surgical study offers new hope for patients with early-stage oral cancer 0 None
2011-05-27 Hysterectomy procedures will continue to decline due to advantages of less-invasive alternatives: MRG 1 None
2011-05-27 New biomaterial for repairing damaged human tissue doesn't wrinkle up when stretched 0 None
2011-05-27 Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center offers free life-changing procedures for uninsured patients 0 None
2011-05-27 Omega-3 fatty acids reduce risk of heart attack in stent patients 0 None
2011-05-26 AngioDynamics launches new 90 cm NeverTouch procedure kit for varicose veins 0 None
2011-05-26 Investigators receive NIH grant to help move gene therapy for MPS IIIB toward clinical trials 0 None
2011-05-26 Comprehensive insight into current neural stem cell research and therapies 0 None
2011-05-26 Non-invasive trigeminal nerve stimulation shows promise in controlling seizures 0 None
2011-05-26 There's no upper age limit for balloon angioplasties 0 5
2011-05-25 Apollo completes 100 liver transplantations in less than 4 years with over 90% success rate 0 3
2011-05-25 Lipofilling seems to be safe for breast cancer patients, study suggests 0 None
2011-05-25 Olympus ScopeGuide for colonoscopy receives U.S. approval 0 None
2011-05-25 Positive preliminary results from Genomic Health's Oncotype DX study in DCIS breast cancer 0 None
2011-05-24 Researchers devise new genetic technique for IVF embryos 0 None
2011-05-24 Transarterial embolization an effective alternative to endoscopy for acute peptic ulcer bleeding 0 None
2011-05-24 Shave biopsies accurate in initial diagnosis of suspicious skin lesions 0 None
2011-05-24 Aptus EndoStapling System receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-05-23 Aethlon to introduce new adaptive dialysis-like affinity platform technology at C21 partnering conference 0 None
2011-05-23 Baby boomers becoming the replacement generation 0 None
2011-05-23 Stanford University develops stress-shielding device to reduce surgical scarring 0 None
2011-05-23 Patients with mild heart failure more likely to benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillation 0 None
2011-05-21 Modified cells protect marrow and blood cells from harmful chemotherapy effects in brain tumor patients 0 None
2011-05-21 Breakthrough reason for cautious hope among those with spinal cord injuries 0 5
2011-05-21 Global clinical program demonstrates safety of Medtronic Resolute drug-eluting stent 0 None
2011-05-21 Medicine, osteopathy, physical therapy and chiropractic colleges collaborate to study safety in spinal manipulation 0 None
2011-05-21 Blood stored in banks may undergo changes and damage 0 None
2011-05-21 New Seattle IVF program cuts expense of women conceiving child with donated egg 0 None
2011-05-21 Patch angioplasty improves post-exercise ABI's and reduces reoperation rates in competitive cyclists 0 None
2011-05-21 Artificial discs a viable alternative to fusion surgery for two-level lumbar degenerative disc disease 0 None
2011-05-21 Decade-long study demonstrates immediate, long-term benefits of holmium laser treatment for enlarged prostate 0 None
2011-05-21 Cordis EXOSEAL Vascular Closure Device receives approval in the U.S. 0 None
2011-05-20 Technology to determine most effective chemotherapy treatment wins first prize in UC Davis Big Bang! competition 0 None
2011-05-20 Inorganic nitrate reduces rate of heart dysfunction caused by doxorubicin 0 None
2011-05-20 HSS researchers develop new tool to compare efficacy of different brachial plexus surgical treatments 0 None
2011-05-20 North Shore-LIJ implements new program to ensure safe radiation therapy 0 None
2011-05-20 Meta-analysis confirms positive outcomes in patients implanted with Medtronic CoreValve System 0 None
2011-05-20 Surgeon's choices and choice of surgeons influence hospital charges for spinal fusion surgery 0 None
2011-05-20 Complementary and alternative health practices show promise for management of pain 0 None
2011-05-20 Tornier announces launch of Porous Coated Affiniti Stem for shoulder joint replacement surgery 0 None
2011-05-20 Breakthrough injectable gel for treating degeneration of the intervertebral disc 0 5
2011-05-19 Positive six-month results from BIOSOLVE-I FIM trial of DRug-Eluting Absorbable Metal Scaffold device 0 None
2011-05-19 Omeros advances OMS103HP and OMS302 into Phase 3 clinical programs 0 None
2011-05-19 Medtronic issues statement on results of CoreValve System clinical data presented at EuroPCR 2011 0 None
2011-05-19 New technique offers successful bone marrow, organ transplant for patients with autoimmune diseases 0 None
2011-05-19 Hospital websites use industry-provided content and overestimate claims of surgical robots 0 None
2011-05-19 Alemtuzumab as effective as other more expensive immune suppressants for kidney transplants 0 2
2011-05-19 Yoga offers unique benefits beyond fighting fatigue for women with breast cancer 0 None
2011-05-18 New image-processing software allows significant radiation dose reduction 0 None
2011-05-18 State efforts to protect patients fall short, group says 0 None
2011-05-18 New book provides insight into new stem cell therapies for stabilizing heart function 0 None
2011-05-18 Rural patients more likely than city dwellers to have common surgeries 0 None
2011-05-18 Mothers living in better social, economic status opt for caesarean section 0 None
2011-05-18 Cytonet receives FDA orphan drug designation for liver cell infusion to treat urea cycle disorders 0 None
2011-05-18 Avedro completes two Phase III corneal cross-linking studies in keratoconus, ectasia post-refractive surgery 0 None
2011-05-17 Fifty patients to receive complimentary cataract surgery from Kremer Eye Center 0 None
2011-05-17 Zimmer launches new Trabecular Metal augments for use in knee revision surgeries 0 None
2011-05-17 Adenotonsillectomy prevents high blood pressure and heart damage in children with OSA 0 None
2011-05-17 Medtronic to present clinical trial data of IN.PACT drug-eluting balloon technology at EuroPCR meeting 0 None
2011-05-17 Inhalation of hydrogen can reduce hyperoxic lung injury 0 None
2011-05-17 New bronchial thermoplasty long-term safety data in asthma presented at ATS annual meeting 1 None
2011-05-17 Study achieves 5-fold reduction in Tc-99m sestamibi dosage for molecular breast imaging 0 None
2011-05-17 UW's ultrathin laser endoscope gives a Google Earth view of the bladder 0 None
2011-05-17 Obese patients undergoing colon surgery more likely to develop costly surgical-site infections 0 None
2011-05-17 MEDRAD's Cotavance catheter with Paccocath technology receives European CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-05-17 Medtronic announces U.S. launch of Kyphon Xpede Bone Cement for spinal fracture treatment 0 None
2011-05-16 Calypso System can precisely deliver radiation in post-prostatectomy patients 0 None
2011-05-16 Mylan introduces Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution for cataract postoperative inflammation treatment 0 None
2011-05-16 Positive results from EXPAREL Phase 3 study to be presented at ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting 0 None
2011-05-16 First fetoscopic laser procedure to correct Twin-Twin Transfusion syndrome performed in Dallas 1 None
2011-05-16 Simple, minimal invasive technique could help detect early-stage lung cancer 0 None
2011-05-13 New ACR Dose Index Registry allows imaging community to measure effectiveness of dose lowering efforts 0 None
2011-05-13 PROTECT II study data in high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention to be presented at EuroPCR 0 None
2011-05-13 AMS signs research grant contract for six sites to evaluate vaginal prolapse repair techniques 0 None
2011-05-13 Elevated levels of cardiac troponins T or I after angioplasty linked to long-term all-cause mortality 0 None
2011-05-13 Maximum chest compression during chiropractic manipulation is unlikely to result in injury 0 None
2011-05-12 Alma Lasers launches new iPixel series aesthetic fractional laser resurfacing modules 0 None
2011-05-12 PLC Systems to showcase RenalGuard at 2011 EAPCI annual meeting 0 None
2011-05-12 59-year-old enrolls in study of stem cell transplantation during cardiac bypass 0 None
2011-05-12 Swedish adds new virtual reality training simulator to help surgeons practice on robotic-assisted system 0 None
2011-05-12 Health Canada approves EMEND IV formulation to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea, vomiting 0 None
2011-05-12 Mayo Clinic trained plastic surgeon introduces first Medical Tourism NYC site 0 None
2011-05-12 Mesh surgery more effective for patients with pelvic organ prolapse 0 None
2011-05-12 Relay stent-graft safe and effective for patients with aortic dissections 0 5
2011-05-12 LVCCC Ophthalmic Surgeon brings laser eye surgery to Central Coast area 0 None
2011-05-12 INESC Porto, FC and FMUP to hold international seminar on breast cancer local treatment 0 None
2011-05-12 iPSC-derived liver cells hold potential as alternative to liver transplants 0 3
2011-05-11 Injecting botox in 'trigger points' of pericraneal and neck muscles reduces migraine frequency 0 None
2011-05-11 MHI team uses cryoablation to successfully treat atrial fibrillation 0 None
2011-05-11 Study finds strong link between live birth rates and number of eggs retrieved in one IVF cycle 0 None
2011-05-11 Spinal manipulation as effective as microdiskectomy for patients with sciatica 0 None
2011-05-10 Insight into sensory recovery after face transplantation 0 None
2011-05-10 Older heart-transplant recipients more likely to be alive if operated at high-volume centers 0 None
2011-05-10 Telemis releases new software for medical image-management system 0 None
2011-05-10 Multiband mucosectomy safe and effective for treating Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2011-05-10 Psychological distress affects IVF outcomes 0 None
2011-05-10 Fat returns after liposuction 0 None
2011-05-10 Hitachi to provide Mayo Clinic with two sets of proton beam therapy systems 0 None
2011-05-10 Most parents feel bariatric surgery should not be available to kids under age 18 0 None
2011-05-10 Donors' genetic profile affects graft survival after kidney transplantation 0 None
2011-05-09 Boston Scientific launches Expect Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle 0 None
2011-05-09 Covidien completes enrollment in Parietex ProGrip self-fixating mesh study to treat inguinal hernias 1 5
2011-05-09 Ellman International launches Pelleve GlideSafe handpieces for wrinkle treatment 0 5
2011-05-09 Despite evidence family members feel feeding tube improves quality of life for elderly dementia patients 0 None
2011-05-07 FDA approves expanded access to RX Acculink stent for clogged neck artery treatment 0 None
2011-05-07 Stenting is safe, effective and superior to balloon angioplasty for deep vein thrombosis treatment 0 None
2011-05-07 Study examines clinical, kidney morphologic features that predict favorable BP response to renal artery stenting 0 None
2011-05-07 Tufts Health Plan now covers SBi's STAR total ankle replacement system 0 None
2011-05-07 FDA approves Abbott's RX ACCULINK Carotid Stent System 0 None
2011-05-06 Despite expanded Medicare coverage racial disparities continue in colorectal cancer screening 0 None
2011-05-06 Surgery reduces mortality risk of prostate cancer 0 None
2011-05-06 Man with no pulse for 96 minutes makes complete recovery 0 None
2011-05-06 Combined ultrasound and pre-operative MRI cost effective for evaluating rotator cuff tears 0 None
2011-05-06 New SCAI position statement calls for changes in percutaneous coronary intervention care 0 None
2011-05-06 Pacira to present EXPAREL data in postsurgical pain at two medical meetings 0 None
2011-05-06 First pelvic reconstruction surgery in cancer patient performed at Ohio State's Medical Center 0 None
2011-05-06 Keller Medical's silicone breast implant delivery device receives European CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-05-05 Mammogram appointments delayed by up to 148 days: NYC report 0 None
2011-05-05 Fluidigm ships over 1 billion microscopic NanoFlex valves 0 None
2011-05-05 Fecal transplant procedures performed at Sinai Hospital 0 None
2011-05-05 Cosmofrance introduces Dermasculpt microcannula for painless cosmetic injections 0 None
2011-05-05 Chest CT more effective for preoperative cardiothoracic surgery patients 0 None
2011-05-05 Childhood cancer survivors may face high risk of late GI complications after therapy 0 None
2011-05-05 Submandibular gland transfer can help prevent dry mouth in cancer patients 0 None
2011-05-05 Cameron Health completes enrollment in subcutaneous implantable defibrillator pivotal study 0 None
2011-05-05 MiMedx introduces AmnioFix Nerve Wrap for use in surgical procedures 0 None
2011-05-04 Four medical centers enroll additional patients for NWBT's ongoing brain cancer trial 0 None
2011-05-04 Coronary artery bypass graft surgeries have declined by 30% between 2001 and 2008 0 None
2011-05-04 MDCT arthrography better than MR arthrography for diagnosing glenoid rim osseous lesions 0 None
2011-05-04 Fat stem cells may help develop new regenerative therapies for cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-05-04 Boston Scientific reports first use in Europe of Blazer Open-Irrigated Catheter 0 None
2011-05-04 Heart bypass surgery rates fall by 38% between 2001 and 2008: Study 0 None
2011-05-03 First implantation of WiCS wireless cardiac pacing system performed in Germany 0 None
2011-05-03 Brazilian researchers develop hES cell line for therapeutic transplantation 0 None
2011-05-03 National survey reveals severe asthmatics need more treatment options 0 None
2011-05-03 RBC transfusion linked to improved survival after intracerebral hemorrhage 0 None
2011-05-03 Desirudin more effective for VTE prevention in patients with renal impairment 0 None
2011-05-03 Paulig Eye Surgery Center provides non-invasive alternative to keratoconus patients 0 5
2011-05-03 FDA approves new targeted therapy to treat men with advanced prostate cancer 0 None
2011-05-03 First cryoablation procedure using new mapping catheter performed at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital 0 None
2011-05-03 Simbionix to exhibit new training simulator for pelvic floor repair at ACOG 0 None
2011-05-03 FDA approves Achieve Mapping Catheter for use in first patient procedure 0 None
2011-05-02 Temsirolimus with chemotherapy may serve as promising therapy for mesothelioma 0 None
2011-05-02 Porter Adventist Hospital introduces new institute for robotic surgery 0 None
2011-04-30 Expert to present latest transplant research findings at ATC 2011 0 None
2011-04-30 Mary Ann Liebert introduces new videojournal on minimally invasive surgery 0 None
2011-04-29 Zimmer launches UniWallis Posterior Dynamic Stabilization System in Europe and Asia Pacific 0 None
2011-04-29 ACS BSCN accredits Christiana Care's Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence as Level 1 facility 0 None
2011-04-29 Sorin launches XTRA autotransfusion system 0 None
2011-04-29 Surgeons to participate in Methodist Hospital's Pumps & Pipes symposia 0 None
2011-04-29 New study identifies less invasive therapy for ACE inhibitor side-effects 0 None
2011-04-29 Flu vaccination lowers kidney transplant recipients' risk of organ loss and death 0 None
2011-04-29 Antibiotics may serve as effective treatment for appendicitis than surgery 0 2
2011-04-29 C-section deliveries have increased by 72%, episiotomy and forceps use have declined 0 None
2011-04-29 New innovative pilot project to combat surgical infections 0 None
2011-04-28 Terason releases new Breast Ultrasound system 0 None
2011-04-28 Study finds increase in implementation of evidence-based therapies for myocardial infarction 0 None
2011-04-28 UCLA's Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program improves patients' survival rate 0 None
2011-04-28 Early diagnostic tool for joint replacement implant failure 0 None
2011-04-28 Five Loyola employees donate kidneys to complete strangers 0 None
2011-04-28 Vascular Center at Mercy installs Toshiba Infinix VC-i and customized CAT-880B catheterization table 0 None
2011-04-28 ASTRO develops new thoracic radiotherapy guideline 0 None
2011-04-28 Resection arthroplasty more effective for patients with diabetic foot ulcers 0 None
2011-04-28 Trig Medical to launch new standard for labor progression management at ACOG 2011 0 None
2011-04-28 FDA approves BIOTRONIK's new Estella and Effecta pacemakers 0 None
2011-04-27 K2M receives FDA 510(k) clearance for EVEREST Degenerative Spinal System 0 None
2011-04-27 Stereotaxis launches Stereotaxis Epoch solution for electrophysiology lab 0 None
2011-04-27 Samson Hair Restoration inaugurates new facility in San Diego 0 None
2011-04-27 Advanced Orthopaedics & Spine Medicine to participate in iUni G2 knee implant trial 0 None
2011-04-27 Performance Orthopedics to participate in iUni G2 knee implant trial 0 None
2011-04-27 MAQUET introduces new pediatric oxygenators and reservoirs in the U.S. 1 None
2011-04-27 ISCO completes first series of hepatocytes preclinical testing 0 5
2011-04-27 BioInvent, ThromboGenics initiate TB-402 Phase IIb trial for VTE prophylaxis 0 None
2011-04-27 Brookside Surgery Center to participate in iUni G2 knee implant trial 0 None
2011-04-27 Tarix begins patient enrollment for TXA127 Phase 1 study in DCBT 0 None
2011-04-27 FDA clears Biomet's Active Articulation Hip System 0 None
2011-04-26 Hair transplant robot gets FDA nod 0 None
2011-04-26 Botox injections: Reading and mimicking emotions hampered 0 None
2011-04-26 MRI referrals determined by loyalty to unit rather than patient choice 0 None
2011-04-26 New nano-systems capable of binding heparin as effectively as protamine 0 None
2011-04-26 FDA clears Sound Surgical's new PowerX Lipo System 0 None
2011-04-26 FDA clears Reverse Medical's ReFlex Catheter for neurovascular procedure 0 None
2011-04-26 Multipolar electrocoagulation is a safe, effective therapy for Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2011-04-26 Patients of orthopedists are more apt to undergo back surgery 0 None
2011-04-26 BMY to present belatacept Phase III new data at American Transplant Congress 0 None
2011-04-26 SI-BONE receives FDA approval for updated iFuse Implant System 0 None
2011-04-25 Boston Scientific launches ION Paclitaxel-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System 0 None
2011-04-25 CryoLife's BioGlue Surgical Adhesive launched in Japan 0 None
2011-04-25 Nausea and vomiting are most feared of all chemotherapy-related side effects 0 None
2011-04-25 Enrollment commences in Gore Early TIPS study for ascites at Indiana University Hospital 0 None
2011-04-25 Texas Institute for Surgery, StreamVenue partner for innovative endoscopy technology 0 None
2011-04-25 STAA receives CE Mark approval for Visian Implantable Collamer Lens V4 design 0 None
2011-04-25 UCI anesthesiologist to use $3.2 million NIH grant for P-TIPS program 0 None
2011-04-25 ASPO to honor pediatric otolaryngologists at annual meeting in Chicago 0 None
2011-04-25 Symposium to explore energy balance in physiologically maladaptive Homo sapiens 0 None
2011-04-25 Pediatric otolaryngologist to earn Charles Ferguson Clinical Science recognition 0 None
2011-04-22 JVIR articles highlight SIR's commitment to patient safety in medical imaging 0 5
2011-04-22 Roswell Park Cancer Institute named Blue Distinction Center for Transplants 0 None
2011-04-22 Live surgical procedure to repair abdominal aortic aneurysm broadcast to CICE 2011 in Sao Paolo, Brazil 0 None
2011-04-22 Research roundup: New hips, Medicare & hospital stays; Medicaid update 0 None
2011-04-22 Studies emphasize need to avoid central venous catheters in patients on hemodialysis 0 None
2011-04-22 ESHRE's Guide for CBRC aims to ensure high-quality assisted reproduction treatment 0 None
2011-04-22 Fiber-reinforced composite material holds promise for oral applications and orthopedics 0 1
2011-04-22 Scott & White Healthcare teleconferences first live aortic aneurysm surgical procedures 0 None
2011-04-22 Acupuncture offers long-lasting relief for patients after prostate cancer treatment 0 None
2011-04-22 DEKRA, Health Canada clear ORTHOCON's new Absorbable Bone Hemostat Matrix 0 None
2011-04-21 First UCLA patient with hand transplant doing well at six-and-a-half weeks 0 None
2011-04-21 Lovelace Medical Center upgrades to Gamma Knife Perfexion system 0 None
2011-04-21 First implantation of blended vitamin E total knee replacement in the U.S 0 None
2011-04-21 Providing complete information about breast cancer treatment options often ends up overwhelming patients 0 None
2011-04-21 Astra Tech OsseoSpeed TX Profile implants now include Atlantis Abutments 0 5
2011-04-21 Psoriasis patients still need long-established treatment alternatives 0 5
2011-04-21 NEJM features pulse oximetry training video 0 None
2011-04-21 Study examines hospital stays and readmissions for hip-replacement patients 0 None
2011-04-21 Consumer groups applaud U.S. government call for 'phase down' of dental mercury tooth fillings 0 None
2011-04-21 Genes linked to obesity may also cause poor weight loss outcomes after gastric bypass surgery 0 None
2011-04-21 BSD Medical sells hyperthermia systems to a U.S. Government medical facility 0 None
2011-04-21 Cancer Centers of North Carolina buys WROS from Wake Radiology 0 None
2011-04-21 FDA approves St. Jude Medical's Trifecta valve for stented aortic valve replacement 0 None
2011-04-20 InfraReDx's LipiScan IVUS Coronary Imaging System receives European CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-04-20 Florida Hospital uses flexible surgery instruments from Apollo Endosurgery for stomach tumor extraction 0 None
2011-04-20 Testosterone therapy for prostate cancer needs reevaluation: New study 0 5
2011-04-20 Medtronic launches MARROWMAX Bone Marrow Aspiration Needle Kit in the U.S. 0 None
2011-04-20 Combination therapy restores skilled use of limb in rodent model 0 None
2011-04-20 Cognitive behavior therapy eases depressive symptoms, improves cardiovascular health in diabetics 0 None
2011-04-20 Biomerix receives Health Canada licenses for REVIVE and ASSURE Hernia Repair Meshes 0 None
2011-04-20 Loyola enrolls patients in clinical trial for open-heart valve replacement surgery 0 None
2011-04-19 Wrong eye operated on by mistake in a 4 year old 0 None
2011-04-19 First hand transplant in western United States 0 None
2011-04-19 Hangovers affect surgeon's performance 0 None
2011-04-19 RaySearch receives order for its RayStation system from RISO 0 None
2011-04-19 Obese patients may face high risk of complications after non-cardiac surgery 0 None
2011-04-19 Young scoliosis patients do not need routine MRI scanning before spinal surgery 0 None
2011-04-19 FDA approval of Pipeline Embolization Device offers better options for treatment of large/giant aneurysms 0 None
2011-04-19 First bypass surgery to restore lost brain tissue performed at Krembil Neuroscience Centre 0 None
2011-04-18 Penile extenders represent an effective lengthening method for men 0 1.5
2011-04-16 UT Southwestern surgeons' new device offers precise repair of pelvic fractures 0 None
2011-04-15 Patients with heart failure can benefit from left ventricular assist device 0 None
2011-04-15 Saint Louis professor develops new high-flow brain bypass procedure 0 None
2011-04-15 Chicago doctor develops new non-surgical procedure to alleviate back pain 0 None
2011-04-15 Varian Medical Systems launches new brachytherapy applicator 0 None
2011-04-15 Mandatory single embryo transfers for IVF may decrease risk and cost 0 None
2011-04-15 Donor-specific antibodies may accelerate arteriosclerosis after kidney transplantation 0 None
2011-04-15 Sea squirt study may help solve organ rejection problems in humans 0 None
2011-04-15 High rates of induction, C-section do not improve infant outcomes in low-risk women 0 None
2011-04-15 Study finds minimally invasive thyroid surgery effective in pediatric patients 0 None
2011-04-15 Neurovasx receives FDA approval for cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System 0 None
2011-04-12 Robotic prostatectomy speeds recovery 0 3
2011-04-12 Study finds SAVI applicator for breast brachytherapy safe for women with breast implants 0 None
2011-04-12 Lanx launches Concero Facet Screw System at AANS 2011 0 None
2011-04-12 Lanx announces initial launch of Durango Stand-Alone ALIF System 0 None
2011-04-12 Cerapedics announces i-FACTOR biologic bone graft study results in PLIF spine surgery 0 None
2011-04-12 Positive outcomes from Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in posterior fossa meningiomas 0 3
2011-04-12 Medisse completes FlexiSurge biomaterial study based on ISO standards 0 None
2011-04-12 Study: Significant variation found in results of bowel cancer surgery across English NHS hospitals 0 None
2011-04-12 Early uMSC transplantation may treat lupus nephritis 0 None
2011-04-12 Patients with cervical disc disease can benefit from new neck surgery 0 None
2011-04-12 Statin prior to major elective surgery can reduce serious kidney injury 0 None
2011-04-12 Study finds pelvic anatomy differences following RARP and open prostatectomy 0 None
2011-04-12 Baxter's ARTISS phase III study results in face lift surgery presented at AAPS meeting 0 None
2011-04-11 OFID honors UAE ear surgeon with Annual Award for Development 1 None
2011-04-11 Neurosurgeons to present techniques and discuss surgical approaches at AANS meeting 0 None
2011-04-11 A4M: Estrogen helps prevent risk of breast cancer in women 0 None
2011-04-11 Louisville Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine earns APS' Walter B. Cannon Award 0 None
2011-04-08 Elekta to highlight Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion radiosurgery solution at AANS 2011 0 None
2011-04-08 NHIC to cover PTNS using Uroplasty's Urgent PC Neuromodulation System for overactive bladder 0 None
2011-04-08 MD+DI honors Xeridiem with 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award 0 None
2011-04-08 New publication on therapeutic hypothermia and temperature management 0 None
2011-04-08 Loyola's HARRT program enhances emergency angioplasty times 0 None
2011-04-08 Kidney transplantion more effective than previously thought 0 None
2011-04-08 First trial to test shared decision making for weight-loss surgery 0 None
2011-04-08 New discovery in cancer and gene therapy 0 None
2011-04-08 Hope4Cancer offers gentle non-invasive therapies for patients with brain tumor 0 None
2011-04-08 Michigan's CQI model improves patient outcomes, reduces health care costs 0 None
2011-04-08 BioParadox's VitaKine PCT can serve as promising therapy for heart attack patients 0 5
2011-04-08 New treatment approach raises hope for women with ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-04-08 Study: DBS surgery allows 77% of patients to stop anti-tremor medication use 0 None
2011-04-07 Pregnancy and pre-pregnancy genetic tests approved for all 0 5
2011-04-07 Cancer screening updates 0 None
2011-04-07 Key enzyme in non-small cell lung cancers could make standard chemotherapy more effective 0 None
2011-04-07 U.S., Canada research institutions to participate in NCI's Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network 1 None
2011-04-07 Seattle Genetics presents SGN-35 study data in Hodgkin lymphoma at EBMT meeting 0 None
2011-04-07 Robotic-assisted keyhole surgery tested for bowel cancer 0 None
2011-04-07 New Pipeline Embolization Device receives FDA approval for treatment of brain aneurysms 0 5
2011-04-06 ICD therapy can improve ischemic cardiomyopathy survival rates 0 None
2011-04-06 Heart patients share perspectives on deactivation, donation and reuse of ICD devices 0 None
2011-04-06 New data finds 50% decline in heart surgery wait times in Alberta and BC 0 None
2011-04-06 Gender gap in general surgery specialty shrinking 0 None
2011-04-06 Henry Ford performs partial nephrectomy with new, robotically controlled ultrasound probe 0 None
2011-04-06 Study finds low multiple birth rates in 15 states that provide insurance coverage for IVF 0 None
2011-04-06 Teenagers with scoliosis can benefit from new generation spine implants 0 None
2011-04-06 Editorial cautions against estrogen-only hormone therapy after hysterectomy 0 None
2011-04-05 Titan Spine's Endoskeleton lumbar interbody fusion devices receive European CE Mark Certification 0 5
2011-04-05 New risk calculator predicts risk of postoperative complications for bariatric surgery patients 1 None
2011-04-05 Single-incision gall bladder surgery as safe and effective as standard multi-port cholecystectomy 0 None
2011-04-05 Insurance payers extend coverage for PTNS using Uroplasty's Urgent PC Neuromodulation System for OAB 0 None
2011-04-05 Viking 3D/HD Laparoscopic Vision System provides superior stereoscopic depth perception 0 None
2011-04-05 Less-invasive catheter-based aortic valve replacement as safe and effective as open surgery 0 None
2011-04-05 The New England Journal of Medicine publishes positive results from NorthShore's EVEREST II trial 0 None
2011-04-05 Tumor cryoablation coupled with immunotherapy amplifies tumor immunity 0 None
2011-04-05 HCRI, MAHVI present transcatheter aortic valve data in severe stenosis at ACC meeting 0 None
2011-04-05 New method allows lowest possible dose of radiation for children undergoing CT scans 0 None
2011-04-05 Rare 5-way kidney swap transplant successful 0 None
2011-04-05 Both radial and femoral approaches are safe and effective for angioplasty 0 None
2011-04-05 AGA guidelines recommend RFA for removal of precancerous cells in patients with Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2011-04-05 Injection of stem cells may improve effectiveness of cardiac bypass surgery 0 None
2011-04-05 CryoLife files PerClot IDE with FDA to initiate clinical trials in the U.S. 0 None
2011-04-04 Coronary computed tomographic angiography to evaluate acute chest pain reduces hospital admissions 0 None
2011-04-04 Hospira seeks FDA 510(k) clearance for Symbiq infusion system modifications 0 None
2011-04-04 FDA approves St. Jude Medical's Safire BLU and Therapy Cool Path irrigated ablation catheters 0 None
2011-04-04 FDA grants 510(k) clearance for superDimension's marker delivery kit 0 None
2011-04-04 FDA clears Vexim's COHESION bone cement to treat vertebral compression fractures 0 None
2011-04-04 Therapeutic hypothermia is an effective treatment for young adult patients with HCM 0 None
2011-04-04 Non-invasive catheterization can lead to positive outcomes in elderly patients with stenosis 0 None
2011-04-04 SMT announces $10.5 million financing to develop novel device for use in TAVI procedures 0 None
2011-04-04 Regado's REG1 system Phase 2b trial results presented at i2 Summit 0 None
2011-04-03 New heart valve procedure helpful for the elderly: Study 0 None
2011-04-02 Open rhinoplasty effective for patients who undergo nose surgery 0 None
2011-04-02 Two experts to comment on new transcatheter heart valve studies 0 None
2011-04-02 Men and women with stretch marks problem can benefit from laser treatment 0 None
2011-04-01 FDA approves Medtronic's InterStim Therapy to improve bowel control 0 None
2011-04-01 Donation after cardiac death may broaden the scope of organ donor selection 0 None
2011-04-01 OPO staff working with ICU team can help recover more organs from brain dead donors 0 None
2011-04-01 Analysis of non-tumor tissue may be an effective option for diagnosis of prostate cancer 0 None
2011-04-01 Oncology experts educate lawmakers about latest information on radiation therapy 0 None
2011-04-01 Soy isoflavones can improve radiotherapy for lung cancer cells 0 None
2011-04-01 Omeros announces outcome from OMS103HP Phase 3 study in patients undergoing ACL surgery 0 None
2011-04-01 UTHealth initiates enrollment in study on promising surgical procedure for management of type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-04-01 TNM 7 system can predict lung cancer recurrence after surgery 0 4
2011-03-31 Ozzies spending $1 billion a year on cosmetic surgery 0 None
2011-03-31 Study finds Gamma Knife procedure effective for brain metastases treatment 0 None
2011-03-31 Surgeon presents LASIK procedure comparative study results at ASCRS Symposium 0 None
2011-03-31 Patients with CRS can benefit from balloon sinus dilation procedure 0 None
2011-03-31 20-year data shows bariatric surgery to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke in diabetics 0 None
2011-03-31 Electrophysiologists use new robotic system to treat cardiac arrhythmias 0 1
2011-03-30 Could HIV-infected organs save 'lives? 0 None
2011-03-30 Radiation oncologists head to Capitol Hill to promote critical initiatives 0 None
2011-03-30 Singing reduces blood pressure prior to total knee replacement surgery 0 None
2011-03-30 FDA grants orphan drug status to America Stem Cell's ASC-101 0 None
2011-03-30 New stereo-EEG method can detect epileptic foci during surgeries 0 5
2011-03-30 Vexim granted FDA approval for COHESION bone cement 0 None
2011-03-30 The Wall Street Journal: Medicare records show trail of troubling surgeries 0 None
2011-03-30 Pelvic arterial embolization therapy effective treatment for postpartum hemorrhage 0 None
2011-03-30 New research measures direct radiation doses in patients during endovascular procedures 0 None
2011-03-30 Covidien to present new laparoscopic surgical products data at SAGES 2011 0 1
2011-03-30 Prostatic artery embolization comparable to transurethral resection 0 4.8
2011-03-30 Patients with dystonia can benefit from deep brain stimulation therapy 0 5
2011-03-30 Smoking withdrawal after liver transplantation may protect against neoplasia development 0 None
2011-03-30 Uterine fibroid embolization reduces fibroid-related urinary symptoms 0 1
2011-03-29 Bariatric surgery highly cost-effective treatment for obese type 2 diabetics 0 None
2011-03-29 Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of paediatric bariatric surgery 0 None
2011-03-29 Recent articles highlight stray energy burns during laparoscopic electrosurgery 0 None
2011-03-29 Study: Y-90 radioembolization is a safe treatment for patients with liver cancer 0 None
2011-03-29 Study: Donor's DNA level in heart transplant recipient's blood can reveal organ rejection 0 None
2011-03-29 IDF: Obese people with type 2 diabetes can benefit from bariatric surgery 0 None
2011-03-29 Interventional radiologists complete RDN human trial in patients with uncontrolled hypertension 1 None
2011-03-29 Emory surgeons perform first hand transplant in college student 0 4
2011-03-29 Abbott launches Cataract Suite for micro-implantation procedure 0 None
2011-03-29 SpHb sensor can monitor blood hemoglobin levels during spine surgery 0 4
2011-03-28 Improved technology is improving outcomes for cardiac stent patients 0 None
2011-03-28 CareFusion launches 11-gauge vertebral balloon for spinal fracture treatment 0 None
2011-03-28 Angioplasty procedures have minimal risk 0 None
2011-03-28 Challenges of high-risk surgery 0 None
2011-03-28 Ascension launches TITAN Modular Shoulder Fracture Prosthesis 0 None
2011-03-28 First open fetal surgery to treat lung malformations performed at Texas Children's Hospital 0 None
2011-03-25 Mild decompression procedure for lumbar spinal stenosis leads to sustained improvements in pain 0 1
2011-03-25 Smart Medical to customize NaviAid External Channel Device to suit Crospon's EndoFLIP imaging catheter 0 None
2011-03-25 FDA approves humanitarian device exemption for Elana Surgical Kit in cerebral bypass 0 None
2011-03-25 Teleflex to distribute Perouse line of POLYSITE intravenous implantable infusion ports 0 None
2011-03-25 Emory plays key role in bringing advanced proton cancer therapy to Georgia 0 None
2011-03-25 Scientists identify protein that plays a key role in cancer treatment resistance 0 None
2011-03-25 Non-invasive brain stimulation improves swallowing ability among stroke survivors 0 None
2011-03-25 Jefferson Hospitals uses VMAT and Monte Carlo technology for accurate and fast radiation therapy 0 None
2011-03-25 New platinum coil technology makes minimally invasive surgery for brain aneurysms safer and cheaper 0 None
2011-03-25 First AngelMed Guardian cardiac monitor system implanted in patient at Jersey Shore 0 None
2011-03-25 AAE wants to dispel negative myths about root canal treatment 0 None
2011-03-25 DMC launches new procedure to protect diabetic patients with PAD from leg amputations 0 None
2011-03-25 Brand Surgical Institute offers diabetic patients with life changing weight loss procedure 0 None
2011-03-25 Study: Surgeon enthusiasm linked to high spinal procedure rates 0 None
2011-03-25 Clinical trial to determine whether Crestor can prevent new colon tumors after surgery 0 None
2011-03-24 FDA clears MASEP Infini's gamma ray neurosurgery system 0 None
2011-03-24 Robotic surgery for prostate cancer safe over the long term 0 5
2011-03-24 Imaging with voltage-sensitive dye captures real-time brain dynamics 0 None
2011-03-24 Longer delays between heart attacks and elective surgeries lowers death rates and subsequent heart attacks 0 None
2011-03-24 EndyMed's 3DEEP RF technology in real-time skin impedance measurements published in peer reviewed paper 0 None
2011-03-24 Simulated acupuncture can treat nausea effectively in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy 0 4
2011-03-24 Research examines BNP’s role in predicting cardiac events after CABG surgery 0 None
2011-03-24 Iodine 131 exposure during childhood increases risk of developing thyroid cancer 0 None
2011-03-24 Statins improve outcomes in high-risk prostate cancer patients treated with definitive radiation therapy 0 None
2011-03-24 First MRI-compatible pacemaker implanted in patient at MetroSouth Medical Center 0 None
2011-03-24 John Muir Health provides new cancer treatment using Varian's RapidArc radiation therapy 0 None
2011-03-24 First continuous-flow total artificial heart transplant performed at THI 0 None
2011-03-23 Simultaneous face and hand transplant announced in the UK 0 None
2011-03-23 Australia’s first transplanted hand starts moving 1 None
2011-03-23 Positive data from Omeros' OMS302 Phase 2b trial in patients undergoing cataract surgery 0 None
2011-03-23 Cancer patients with spinal fractures can benefit from Kyphon Balloon Kyphoplasty 0 None
2011-03-23 SCCA, ProCure to open new proton therapy center for cancer treatment 0 None
2011-03-23 Artificial disc replacement may provide better long-term results at reduced cost 0 None
2011-03-23 LDR submits two-level Mobi-C cervical artificial disc PMA to the FDA 0 None
2011-03-23 MD Anderson receives $2.7 million NCI grant for acupuncture study in cancer 0 None
2011-03-23 Mary Bridge, Seattle Children's partner to focus on pediatric cardiac surgery services 0 None
2011-03-23 SimQuest develops open-incision surgical simulation platform 0 None
2011-03-23 FDA clears LensAR Laser System for use in refractive cataract surgery 0 None
2011-03-22 UMHC cardiologist implants heart valve without open-heart surgery 0 None
2011-03-22 Patients with bone cancer can benefit from radical surgery 0 None
2011-03-22 Study: Stem cell transplant may benefit patients with rapidly progressive MS 0 None
2011-03-21 Doubts raised over Lap-Band surgery in the long term: Study 0 None
2011-03-21 First full face transplant in the U.S. on its way to success 0 5
2011-03-21 Differences between therapeutic radiation therapy and exposure to excessive nuclear plant fallout radiation 0 None
2011-03-21 First clinical use of GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface on lower profile delivery system 0 None
2011-03-21 More men undergo cosmetic surgical procedures 0 None
2011-03-18 Cancer Care Partners first in U.S. to use new, advanced cancer treatment 0 None
2011-03-18 Olympus offers new stones retrieval products 0 5
2011-03-18 U-M researcher endorses new concepts designed to improve kidney allocation 1 None
2011-03-18 Transcranial LED-based light therapy improves cognitive function in traumatic brain injury patients 0 None
2011-03-18 Liquid polymer research could represent next breakthrough in stem cell therapy 0 None
2011-03-18 Stem cell therapy can reduce heart size, scar tissue and improve function in cardiac patients 0 None
2011-03-17 FDA grants CSI marketing clearance for Stealth 360° Orbital PAD System 0 None
2011-03-17 STAA introduces phase two of its Visian ICL direct-to-consumer ad campaign 0 None
2011-03-17 Experts to review latest research on bariatric surgery at International summit 0 None
2011-03-17 Leading cancer center to acquire GammaMed brachytherapy from Varian 0 None
2011-03-17 New study: Positive outcomes from gene therapy trial in patients with Parkinson's 0 None
2011-03-17 65-year-old woman receives new neurostimulator implant for deep brain stimulation therapy 0 None
2011-03-17 Gene therapy holds promise for Parkinson's treatment 0 None
2011-03-17 FDA approves Rochester Nomogram technology for LASIK surgery 0 None
2011-03-16 St. Jude Medical achieves 2 million mechanical heart valve implant milestone 0 None
2011-03-16 Non-laser light treatments may help treat common skin conditions 0 None
2011-03-16 Conservative approach with endoscopic techniques can resolve colonic perforation 0 None
2011-03-16 TESE offers fertility to male cancer survivors 0 None
2011-03-16 First ever light-activated, non-surgical treatment for HPV and pre-cancerous lesions of the cervix 0 5
2011-03-16 Prophylactic PEG placement prior to HNC therapy associated with high rate of non use 0 None
2011-03-16 Corindus begins CorPath Percutaneous Robotic-Enhanced Coronary Intervention Study trial 0 5
2011-03-16 Gadavist approved by FDA for use in central nervous system MRI scans 0 None
2011-03-15 Newer, more expensive treatments for prostate cancer adopted rapidly 0 None
2011-03-15 Innovative orthopedic operation using 'telescoping rods' performed at HSS 0 None
2011-03-15 Cellpraxis, USF Health, UNIFESP present and evaluate ReACT results at scientific meeting 0 5
2011-03-15 Bariatric surgery can lead to long-term weight loss, reduce cardiac risk factors in obese adults 0 None
2011-03-15 Covidien to present new data on hernia, abdominal wall repair products at San Francisco 0 None
2011-03-15 TESE surgical technique can help men with childhood cancer experience parenthood 0 None
2011-03-15 Smoking cessation prior surgery not linked to increased risk of postoperative complications 0 None
2011-03-15 Research highlights benefit of shortened radiation course for patients with DCIS 0 None
2011-03-14 OrbusNeich launches CE marked Azule Cobalt Chromium Stent 0 None
2011-03-14 Medtronic launches Contour 3D Annuloplasty Ring for treatment of tricuspid valve disease 0 None
2011-03-14 Surgeons deliver virtual temporal bone dissection course for otolaryngology residents, physicians 0 None
2011-03-14 Specialists to provide update on latest advancements in surgical field at UCSD conference 0 None
2011-03-14 Surgeons use stem cell technology for bone grafts to treat foot, ankle conditions 0 None
2011-03-14 U-M's CoreValve trial to offer less invasive approach for patients with aortic stenosis 0 None
2011-03-14 Women with DCIS have excellent overall prognosis despite treatment 0 5
2011-03-11 Understand radiology benefits and risks before undergoing scans: ACR 0 None
2011-03-11 FDA approves Lantheus Medical Imaging's SPA for flurpiridaz F-18 Phase 3 trial in coronary artery disease 0 None
2011-03-11 Majority of men on ADT after prostatectomy gain weight during first year of therapy 0 None
2011-03-11 CIC to host Scientific Colloquium on tumor immunotherapy in National Harbor, MD 0 None
2011-03-11 Gastric bypass patients tend to overuse alcohol 0 None
2011-03-11 Surgical robot acquisition increases rate of surgery to treat prostate cancer 0 None
2011-03-11 Organ removal surgery through body's orifices, without any visible incisions 0 None
2011-03-11 Texas Children's completes first phase of certification to implant SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart 0 None
2011-03-11 First U.S. catheter ablation procedure for treatment of AF performed at Mount Sinai 0 None
2011-03-11 FDA approves ELANA Surgical Kit for standard bypass surgery in brain 0 None
2011-03-11 EHSI to sign definitive agreement with OceanBASIS 0 None
2011-03-11 Volume-based referrals do not necessarily improve patient outcomes 0 None
2011-03-10 Preliminary phase I trial results show safety of bone marrow stem cells in children with TBI 0 None
2011-03-10 Medtronic launches VERTEX SELECT CHROMALOY Plus Rods in the U.S. 0 None
2011-03-10 FDA grants marketing clearance for Teleflex Arrow NextStep Antegrade Chronic Hemodialysis Catheter 0 None
2011-03-10 New research identifies major surgeries that face risk of developing postoperative sepsis 0 None
2011-03-10 U-M participates in national trial for alternative approach to open heart surgery for severe aortic stenosis 0 None
2011-03-10 Cedars-Sinai earns excellence in 2010 adult heart transplants 0 None
2011-03-10 Discovery: Children with severe cerebral palsy have starkly asymmetric pelvic bones 0 None
2011-03-10 Study: Alcohol abuse impacts quality of life for patients after liver transplant 0 None
2011-03-09 FDA clears Tenex Health's TX1 Tissue Removal System 0 None
2011-03-09 Study finds reduction in pain favoring Mynx Vascular Closure Device to Angio-Seal Evolution Device 0 None
2011-03-09 Health care reform changes make colonoscopy more affordable 0 None
2011-03-09 UH conducts first ever pilot study to test heat therapy for treatment of PE 0 None
2011-03-09 Brain implant surgery can improve life for people with cervical dystonia 0 None
2011-03-09 Premier healthcare alliance awards new agreement for breast implants, tissue expanders 0 None
2011-03-09 New clinical trial to prevent aggressive type of breast cancer 0 None
2011-03-08 First hand transplant recipient on the way to recovery 0 None
2011-03-08 Lab made urinary tube going strong after six years of transplant 0 None
2011-03-08 Vertos reports long-term safety and efficacy of mild in patients with LSS 0 5
2011-03-08 University of California, Irvine purchase SpineAssist to conduct minimal invasive surgeries 0 None
2011-03-08 New study represents major reversal in thinking about universal screening programs 0 None
2011-03-08 New review shows difficulty in delivering high-quality cancer care 0 None
2011-03-08 Bristol-Myers Squibb enters strategic partnership with WuXi Pharmatech 0 None
2011-03-08 UK Healthcare announces significant milestone for Kentucky Children's Heart Center 0 None
2011-03-08 New advance in tissue engineering 0 None
2011-03-08 Scientists integrate stretchable electronics technology with balloon catheters for cardiac procedures 0 None
2011-03-08 First POSE procedure using USGI's Incisionless Operating Platform performed at Ospedale All'Angelo 0 None
2011-03-08 First western U.S. hand transplant surgery performed at UCLA Medical Center 0 None
2011-03-08 hUCBs and MenSCs transplant may offer future therapeutic benefit for AD, stroke, ALS 0 None
2011-03-06 Physical therapy within 24 hours of knee arthroplasty can improve recovery, cut hospital stays 0 None
2011-03-06 Multifunctional balloon catheter can improve cardiac ablation therapy 0 None
2011-03-05 First implantable heart transplant using new LVAD performed at University of Utah Hospital 0 None
2011-03-05 Bulow BioTech reports first ever use of Ossur POWER KNEE in cancer patient 0 None
2011-03-05 Study: BMP can improve dental implant success 0 None
2011-03-04 ScandiDos, Varian sign distributor agreement for Delta4PT pre-treatment verification system 0 None
2011-03-04 Bariatric surgery can reduce significant weight in severely obese adolescents 0 None
2011-03-04 Doctors at Beaumont Hospital, Troy perform robotic-assisted maze procedure to correct atrial fibrillation 0 None
2011-03-04 Endolymphatic sac shunt surgery improved hearing loss symptoms in flight attendant 0 None
2011-03-04 Miracor completes PICSO System pilot study in patients with ACS 0 None
2011-03-04 Electrical stimulation may help bring back the voice of stroke patients 0 5
2011-03-04 CT scanning offers benefit to patients undergoing dental implant surgery 0 None
2011-03-04 Chemotherapy, endocrine therapy may increase risk of bone fractures in breast cancer survivors 0 None
2011-03-04 Low physical activity increases kidney transplant patients' likelihood of dying early 0 None
2011-03-03 Ziehm Imaging launches next generation hybrid Vision RFD mobile C-arm 0 None
2011-03-03 First artificial bronchus graft in a lung cancer patient successful 0 5
2011-03-03 Baby frozen to correct brain damage at birth makes full recovery 0 4
2011-03-03 Racial and ethnic groups less likely to receive kidney transplants than others 0 None
2011-03-03 Organ transplant deaths investigated 0 None
2011-03-03 ContextVision launches GOPView iRVUltra product at 2011 ECR annual meeting 0 None
2011-03-03 Scientists discover genetic process that may allow ovarian cancer to resist chemotherapy 0 4
2011-03-02 Scientists discover specific type of human cell to treat spinal cord injuries 0 None
2011-03-02 DMC CVI completes the first two transcatheter aortic valve implants in Michigan 0 None
2011-03-02 CRT-D therapy benefits heart failure patients with left bundle branch block 0 None
2011-03-02 Robotic surgery offers better results than laparoscopic procedures for kidney disease 0 None
2011-03-02 'Prehabilitation' exercise program can improve strength, functional ability before knee replacement surgery 0 None
2011-03-02 Robotic surgery offers favourable outcomes in patients with kidney disease 0 None
2011-03-02 Bone marrow stem cell transplantation feasible, safe treatment for children with severe traumatic brain injury 0 5
2011-03-01 New therapeutic strategy improves superior renal function after kidney transplantation 0 None
2011-03-01 Scientists receive $2 million NIH grant to improve orthopedic surgery using biomimetic patch 0 None
2011-03-01 Lymph node dissection may not be necessary for localized non-small cell lung cancers 0 None
2011-03-01 New guidelines to address major clinical issues encountered in treatment of Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2011-03-01 Uterine fibroid treatments greatly improve quality of life in women 0 None
2011-03-01 Aggressive treatment of T3 and T4 NSCLC with induction chemoradiotherapy may improve survival 0 None
2011-03-01 New process automatically ensures optimum tension for sutures in minimally invasive surgeries 0 None
2011-03-01 Acupressure improves cognitive function in patients with mild traumatic brain injury 0 None
2011-02-28 OrbusNeich's Sapphire II coronary dilatation catheter is now available in the market 0 None
2011-02-28 Katie Couric to launch new citywide campaign for colon cancer screenings 0 None
2011-02-28 Hotspur Technologies announces first clinical use of its Keeper Embolectomy Catheter 0 None
2011-02-28 Western Medical installs Toshiba's vascular X-ray system to provide efficiency during diagnostic procedures 0 None
2011-02-28 U.S. District Court rules in favor of Hologic in breast brachytherapy patent infringement lawsuit 0 None
2011-02-28 Study: Radio-guided surgery effectively removes nodules in patients with lung cancer 0 None
2011-02-28 Study: Fish oil may prevent muscle and weight loss in cancer patients during chemotherapy 0 None
2011-02-27 Kidney transplant proposal - younger patients greater success 1 None
2011-02-25 Eigen ei-Nav|Artemis system for prostate biopsy installed at Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center 0 None
2011-02-25 Medtronic acquires chitosan-dextran gel technology for use in functional endoscopic sinus surgery 0 None
2011-02-25 U.S.-Chile collaborate to study new long-acting local anesthetic derived from algae 0 None
2011-02-25 Redesign of donor-liver distribution network could increase transplants by 14% 0 None
2011-02-25 First Super Glue, then dentist 0 None
2011-02-25 HRS invites NewCardio to present CardioBip system clinical study results at Annual Scientific Meeting 0 None
2011-02-25 Study: When it comes to elective surgery, where you live matters 0 None
2011-02-25 BSD announces inclusion of hyperthermia and chemotherapy for high-risk sarcoma cancer patients 0 2.5
2011-02-25 Feasibility study to test scalp cooling device in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy 0 4
2011-02-24 Conceptus announces CE mark approval for use of Transvaginal Ultrasound in Essure procedure 0 None
2011-02-24 MRG projects growth standouts in European surgical procedures for next five years 0 None
2011-02-24 Stereotaxis reports first-ever use of Niobe Magnetic Navigation System to treat hypertension 0 None
2011-02-24 Refrigerated whole blood may have shelf life beyond current standard of 24 to 48 hours 0 None
2011-02-24 New study: Surgeon annual volume linked to decreased in-hospital mortality for aneurysm repairs 0 None
2011-02-24 First patient enrolled in TXA127 Phase 2 clinical study to stimulate engraftment following transplant 0 None
2011-02-24 ViewRay's radiotherapy treatment planning and delivery software receives FDA marketing clearance 0 None
2011-02-23 California researchers receive InHealth grant to evaluate device-intensive procedures 0 None
2011-02-23 Norgine, Tranzyme commence dosing in ulimorelin Phase 3 study for restoring GI function after surgery 0 None
2011-02-23 Pretreatment with FDA-approved drug allows successful pregnancies in radiation-exposed rhesus monkeys 0 None
2011-02-23 Dual lab tests accurately predict vein graft blood clots in patients during CABG 0 None
2011-02-23 ASGE announces 35 new honorees under Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program 0 None
2011-02-23 The King's Speech earns praise for calling attention to stuttering 0 None
2011-02-23 MD Anderson physician honored for impact on blood, marrow transplantation 0 None
2011-02-23 UT Southwestern Medical Center launches new multidisciplinary abdominal wall surgery program 0 None
2011-02-23 Study: Antibody-directed chemotherapy may be effective for majority of younger AML sufferers 0 None
2011-02-22 FDA clears ArthroCare's Parallax Contour-enhanced Vertebral Augmentation Device 0 None
2011-02-22 Caution on mammograms for breast cancer survivors: Study 0 2
2011-02-22 GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft for hemodialysis access receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-02-22 Positive preliminary data from Fate Therapeutics FT1050 Phase 1b trial in patients with life-threatening conditions 0 None
2011-02-22 Educational intervention may increase awareness about kidney transplant recipients' risk of developing skin cancer 0 None
2011-02-22 Early appendectomy appears to reduce time away from normal activities in children with appendicitis 0 None
2011-02-22 First robotically-assisted liver resection performed at Jefferson University Hospital 0 None
2011-02-22 Study: Gastric bypass surgery may lead to better health outcomes in patients with diabetes 0 None
2011-02-21 Revolutionary blood pressure device 0 None
2011-02-21 Loyola forms new sixth research-focused transplant institute at LUHS 0 None
2011-02-21 Cerebral oximetry provides new way to identify patient risk levels prior to cardiac surgery 0 None
2011-02-21 Investigational heart valve implanted in patient through small puncture hole in leg 0 None
2011-02-21 Sorin Group achieves 100,000 Mitroflow Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve implantation milestone 0 None
2011-02-21 The AFA initiates 2011 College Tour to educate young men and women about infertility 0 4
2011-02-21 Rapid advancements in joint replacement technology 0 3
2011-02-21 Tip sheets provide details on hip and knee fracture treatment 0 None
2011-02-20 John Theurer chief to present videos on new limb-sparing surgical techniques at AAOS conference 0 None
2011-02-20 Knee replacement surgery keeps one active even after 20 years: Study 0 None
2011-02-19 Smith & Nephew's OXINIUM material receives C1 price reimbursement in Japan for hip replacements 0 None
2011-02-19 Early positive clinical results from implantation with Zimmer MotionLoc Screws 0 1
2011-02-19 Patients who undergo orthopedic surgeries at high-volume hospitals have better outcomes 0 None
2011-02-19 FDA recognizes safety and efficacy of True Results LAP-BAND device 0 None
2011-02-19 Québec-Transplant: 371 persons benefited from transplant in 2010 0 None
2011-02-19 NY neurosurgeon performs deep brain surgeries with hand-held CO2 laser 0 None
2011-02-19 New studies unveil latest information on hip care at AAOS meeting 0 None
2011-02-19 New study identifies factors that predict dancer ability to return to work after hip arthroscopy 0 None
2011-02-19 Deep brain stimulation therapy promising against severe OCD 0 None
2011-02-19 New research: Incidence of PE after knee arthroscopy is 0.028% 0 None
2011-02-19 Hamstring tendon graft may be better than knee graft for ACL knee reconstruction: Study 0 None
2011-02-19 Positive outcomes from first surgery using Zimmer's DeNovo NT Graft for repair of cartilage lesions 0 None
2011-02-19 Therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from cardiac arrest improves survival and functional status 0 None
2011-02-19 Smith & Nephew introduces Short Modular Femoral Hip System for orthopaedic surgery 0 None
2011-02-19 TLC plans for Laser Eye Centers in Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego 0 None
2011-02-19 PreXion launches new 3D Elite Cone Beam Imaging System with CLEARimage Scanning Technology 0 None
2011-02-19 Redsense safety device receives 8 hour FDA clinical clearance for nocturnal dialysis 0 None
2011-02-19 Kentucky, Virginia LapBand centers install Crospon's EndoFLIP system 0 None
2011-02-19 Doctor explores link between lack of oxygen and inflammation in patients undergoing surgery 0 None
2011-02-18 Total knee arthroplasty takes more time to perform in overweight, obese patients 0 None
2011-02-18 Platelet-rich fibrin matrix doesn't improve healing after rotator cuff repair 0 None
2011-02-18 Universal Medicalcare, Viking sign distribution agreement to sell new 3DHD Vision system 0 None
2011-02-18 EGS publishes three clinical studies on TIF procedure over past four months 0 None
2011-02-18 U.S. FDA posts public health communication about metal-on-metal hip implants use in THA 1 None
2011-02-18 Pittsburgh researchers awarded funds for testing brain-computer interfaces in patients with spinal cord injuries 0 None
2011-02-18 TI Pharma launches new research project on stem cell transplant 1 3
2011-02-18 First implantation of Amedica/US Spine's Infinia silicon nitride ceramic femoral head performed in hip replacement 0 4
2011-02-18 Scottsdale Healthcare implants MRI-safe pacemaker 0 None
2011-02-18 Rinsing technique with betadine may reduce infection rate following total knee, hip arthroplasty 0 None
2011-02-18 RyMed's InVision-Plus IV Connector decreases catheter-related bloodstream infections by 92.6% 0 None
2011-02-18 Micell initiates enrollment in DESSOLVE II MiStent Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent System trial 0 None
2011-02-18 Sleeping Trojan horse technique resolves some difficulties in transporting metal ions into cells 0 None
2011-02-18 Two studies investigate frontiers of islet cell transplantation for treating diabetes 0 None
2011-02-18 Loyola offers stem cell transplants to older patients with leukemia and lymphoma 0 None
2011-02-18 San Francisco area patient files DePuy hip replacement recall lawsuit 0 None
2011-02-18 Intrinsic initiates enrollment in Barricaid device clinical trial 0 None
2011-02-17 Zimmer introduces PathFinder NXT System for minimally invasive spinal procedures 0 None
2011-02-17 ASTRO develops radiation therapy guideline for treating bone metastases 0 None
2011-02-17 PMC to sponsor UCLA Seminar on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma 0 None
2011-02-17 Continued smoking during radiation treatment for head and neck cancer affects prognosis 0 None
2011-02-17 Virtual reality exposure therapy reduces PTSD symptoms in active military service members 0 None
2011-02-17 Study: 35% of imaging costs ordered for defensive purposes 0 None
2011-02-17 Single donor gifts lungs for two lung transplants 0 None
2011-02-17 New research shows high functionality after knee replacement even after two decades 0 None
2011-02-17 Cook Medical launches new histology needle for endoscopic ultrasound 0 None
2011-02-17 Study: Simultaneous knee replacement linked with higher risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes within 30 days 0 None
2011-02-17 Medtronic: Kyphon Balloon Kyphoplasty provides better back pain relief in cancer patients 0 None
2011-02-17 New method may eliminate colonoscopies 0 None
2011-02-16 Life and death: Cardiologist explores the connection 0 None
2011-02-16 NYU Langone one of 16 centers chosen to participate in American Joint Replacement Registry 0 None
2011-02-16 Integra launches Trel-XPress Demineralized Bone Matrix for orthopedic reconstruction surgery 0 None
2011-02-16 First lung cancer treatment with BSD's MicroThermX ablation system delivered at Rhode Island Hospital 0 None
2011-02-16 WINCS detects and measures serotonin levels in brain through deep brain stimulation 0 5
2011-02-16 Patient on artificial heart receives heart and kidney transplant 0 None
2011-02-16 UT Southwestern treats breast-cancer patient with Accuray CyberKnife System 0 None
2011-02-16 Study: BPS is safe and effective for patients undergoing therapeutic endoscopy 0 None
2011-02-16 Scott & White Healthcare offers TIF procedure to patients with chronic heartburn 0 None
2011-02-16 Combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy effective against Hodgkin's lymphoma, in the short term 0 None
2011-02-16 Study finds worse outcomes in workers undergoing spinal fusion surgery 0 5
2011-02-16 BCVI offers multidisciplinary approach to treat patients with atrial fibrillation 0 None
2011-02-16 Endosense announces completion of enrollment in EFFICAS I clinical study 0 None
2011-02-15 FDA clears ArthroCare's Spartan 5.5 Needled Anchor 0 None
2011-02-15 Viking announces Russian launch of its new 3DHD Vision System 0 None
2011-02-15 RaySearch Lab receives two new orders for its RayStation treatment planning system 0 None
2011-02-15 Aesthetic and dental surgical procedures show greater than average growth 0 None
2011-02-15 MedShape to demonstrate ExoShape interference fixation device for ACL reconstruction 0 None
2011-02-15 Physical therapy at home as good as body-weight supported treadmill program for stroke rehabilitation 0 None
2011-02-14 RPCs transplant appears to improve kidney structure and function in rat models 0 None
2011-02-14 GW plays key role in NIH's Management of Myelomeningocele Study 0 None
2011-02-14 AngioDynamics launches new Morpheus SMART PICC bedside insertion kit and 5 French Dual Lumen PICC 0 None
2011-02-14 New checklists to help providers use lowest dose necessary to perform fluoroscopic procedures on children 0 None
2011-02-14 Expensive 'high tech' therapy not superior to home training for walking recovery of stroke survivors 0 None
2011-02-14 Two Uofl professors provide reference works in oncology field 0 None
2011-02-14 New clinical trial to test surgery specifically for Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-02-14 Vitalitec announces acquisition of Novare's ENCLOSE II Anastomosis Assist Device 0 None
2011-02-14 U.S. FDA clears QMS Everolimus Immunoassay to prevent rejection in kidney transplants 0 None
2011-02-14 JTH publishes positive TB-402 Phase II trial results for VTE treatment after orthopaedic surgery 0 None
2011-02-11 Cappella Medical presents new clinical data on Sideguard coronary sidebranch system at International JIM 2011 0 None
2011-02-11 FDA grants Stryker 510(k) clearance for MDM X3 Mobile Bearing Hip System 0 None
2011-02-11 RF-induced heat therapy could help treat common parasitic skin infection 0 None
2011-02-11 New trial tests surgery for Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2011-02-11 Athersys' MultiStem cell therapy provides multiple benefits in preclinical models of ischemic stroke 0 None
2011-02-11 Seven-year study demonstrates clear benefits of fetal surgery to treat spina bifida in babies 0 None
2011-02-11 RF technology effective in detection of retained surgical items during bariatric procedures 0 None
2011-02-11 Neuralstem updates progress of ongoing clinical trial of spinal cord stem cells in treatment of ALS 0 None
2011-02-10 New laser device fights cellulite from under the skin 0 None
2011-02-10 Study: 30% of older patients with vulvar cancer die from treatment complications, ICD 0 None
2011-02-10 Early amniotomy on first time mothers can shorten delivery time by 10% 0 None
2011-02-10 Georgia Tech, Emory University startup receives $5.1M investment to develop novel cardiac surgery system 0 None
2011-02-10 New rotary-powered device for bone marrow aspiration, biopsy yields superior samples with less pain 0 5
2011-02-10 Patients with sensorineural hearing loss can benefit from mucosa-derived stem cell transplant 1 None
2011-02-10 Enrollment suspended in WorldHeart's Levacor Ventricular Assist Device Bridge-To-Transplant Study 0 None
2011-02-09 New study: Fetal surgery for spina bifida greatly improves child's mobility 0 None
2011-02-09 PolyMedix commences PMX-60056 Phase 2 clinical trial in patients undergoing PCI 0 None
2011-02-09 Minor damage to heart muscle during coronary artery bypass grafting associated with increased risk of death 0 None
2011-02-09 Study finds breast cancer patients do not benefit from axillary lymph node dissection 0 4
2011-02-09 New You Magazine about anti-aging management to re-launch in March 0 None
2011-02-09 Cardiac enzyme elevations following CABG surgery is associated with worse prognosis 0 None
2011-02-09 Revo pacemaker receives FDA approval for use during certain MRI exams 0 None
2011-02-09 Rational use of heath care dollars for tonsillectomy 0 None
2011-02-09 Tulane surgeon performs new robotic-assisted surgery to treat head, neck cancers 0 5
2011-02-09 Nine thousand patients to take part in Nowegian study on opening of narrowed coronary arteries 0 None
2011-02-09 LESSOnc technique promising new surgical option for certain liver cancers 0 None
2011-02-09 MedShape reports first clinical use of ExoShape PEEK Altera interference fixation device for ACL surgery 0 None
2011-02-08 FDA approves Medtronic's new Revo MRI pacemaker 0 None
2011-02-08 UK's first totally implantable hearing aid operation performed at Queen Alexandra Hospital 0 5
2011-02-08 Fast track rehabilitation program effective after colorectal surgery 0 None
2011-02-08 Misonix completes product registrations in major Latin American countries 0 None
2011-02-08 Munich research team provides promising alternative to DNA-based procedures 0 None
2011-02-07 Law allowing use of unproven brain devices in "orphan" neuropsychiatric disorders needs to be strengthened: Experts 0 None
2011-02-07 Gastric bypass surgery good for the heart in obese: Study 0 None
2011-02-07 Acupuncture and exercise help women with PCOS 0 None
2011-02-07 Integra LifeSciences launches Integra Allograft Cancellous Sponge 0 None
2011-02-07 Patients with kidney tumours can benefit from nephron-sparing surgery 0 None
2011-02-07 Pediatric physicians present 12 research abstracts, posters at Cardiology 2011 0 None
2011-02-07 TS Wiley develops HRT protocol using Idiom Decision Manager tool 0 None
2011-02-06 Study: Fluorescent probe may serve as useful tool in future surgeries to repair injured nerves 0 None
2011-02-05 Patients receiving cancer treatment may experience skin, hair, nail problems 0 None
2011-02-05 Waismann Method examines link between chronic pain and Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia 0 None
2011-02-04 Incisive Surgical, Innocutis sign marketing agreement for INSORB Absorbable Skin Stapler 0 None
2011-02-04 Benefits and underutilization of ITB therapy for multiple sclerosis 0 None
2011-02-04 Treg therapy ensures success of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, without triggering GVHD 0 3
2011-02-04 Cardiac team implants pulmonary valve in children without open-heart surgery 0 None
2011-02-04 ConforMIS receives FDA 510(k) clearance for iTotal CR Knee Replacement System 0 None
2011-02-03 Philanthropist awards Mayo Clinic $100 million to establish Proton Beam Therapy Program 0 None
2011-02-03 Miracle boy born after new infertility therapy 0 None
2011-02-03 Miracle baby after radical new procedure for uterine fibroids 0 None
2011-02-03 Prehabilitation before knee replacement surgery may improve functional ability in osteoarthritis patients 0 None
2011-02-03 New replacement valve can help patients to avoid multiple open-heart surgeries 0 5
2011-02-02 Innovative diabetes management concept can significantly reduce HbA1c values, improve glycemic control 0 None
2011-02-02 New study evaluates ideal crown-to-root ratio for successful implant restoration 0 None
2011-02-02 Cognitive behavioral therapy more effective than antidepressant medications for bulimia nervosa 0 None
2011-02-02 Study: Facelift surgery improves appearance and quality of life in most patients 0 None
2011-02-02 Research identifies potential reversibility of chronic neurologic disability in stroke survivors 1 1
2011-02-02 New study reports migraine surgery eliminates headache in nearly 30% of patients 0 None
2011-02-02 Tel Aviv University researcher develops software tool for plastic surgeons 0 None
2011-02-02 New robotic technique can better predict tumors during radiotherapy, prevent severity of side effects 0 None
2011-02-02 Microbubble contrast- enhanced ultrasound improves identification of sentinel lymph node in breast biopsies 0 None
2011-02-02 Brain surgeon partners with NASA's JPL to design high-tech surgical instruments 0 None
2011-02-02 FDA approves Cyberonics Aspire High Capacity generator for vagus nerve stimulation therapy 0 None
2011-02-01 Painless, noninvasive biopsies with smart laser technology 0 None
2011-02-01 MRI screening for breast cancer delivers fewer false-positive results over time 0 None
2011-02-01 Widespread screening or ultrasound for blocked neck arteries not necessary to determine stroke risk 0 None
2011-02-01 FDA schedules panel meeting date for BioMimetic Therapeutics's Augment Bone Graft PMA 0 None
2011-02-01 Fortis Hospital specialists in Mumbai successfully perform gastric bypass surgery in American patient 0 None
2011-02-01 Tonsillectomy increases risk of pediatric obesity 0 2
2011-02-01 Health Canada approves Microsulis Medical's Accu2i percutaneous microwave tissue ablation system 0 None
2011-02-01 Research sheds new light on venous thromboembolism following liver resections 0 None
2011-02-01 Covidien announces limited release of Endo GIA curved tip and black reloads with Tri-Staple technology 0 None
2011-02-01 Abbott receives US regulatory clearance and Japanese approval for TREK Coronary Dilatation Catheters 0 None
2011-02-01 FDA approves Boston Scientific's Renegade HI-FLO Fathom Pre-Loaded System 1 None
2011-02-01 Cappella initiates multi-center Italian Sideguard open label clinical study 0 None
2011-01-31 Physicians suggest new target structure for deep brain stimulation 0 None
2011-01-31 Computer glitch gives two women all clear from breast cancer wrongly 0 None
2011-01-31 Sorin Group announces commercial availability of Perceval S aortic heart valve in Europe 0 None
2011-01-29 OREF, Biomet donate $1.3 million for medical education programs in orthopaedic surgery 0 None
2011-01-29 North Shore-LIJ seeks patients with early-stage prostate cancer to participate in Phase I study 0 None
2011-01-29 Disparities in limb salvage procedures may be driven by SES, access to high-volume hospitals 0 None
2011-01-29 New surgical approach can remove throat tumor and rebuild trachea 0 2.5
2011-01-28 Survey finds public lack knowledge of radiotherapy 0 None
2011-01-28 Maternal deaths related to IVF are a key indicator of risks to older women 0 None
2011-01-28 Initiative to protect patients from inadequately trained practitioners performing surgery 0 None
2011-01-28 Crossed eyes in adults can also be corrected 1 3.2
2011-01-27 Cardiac stem cell therapy can rebuild damaged heart in children 0 None
2011-01-27 Study finds surgery greatly reduces daytime sleepiness in sleep apnea patients 1 None
2011-01-27 Showman surgeon in an ethical tangle 0 None
2011-01-27 ASTRO continues commitment to 6-point patient protection plan 0 None
2011-01-27 FDA approves Corindus CorPath 200 System for pivotal trial to evaluate safety, effectiveness 0 None
2011-01-27 First cases using Concentric Medical's Trevo System for ischemic stroke performed in Canada 0 None
2011-01-27 Mount Sinai's Cardiac Catheterization Lab wins New York State's highest 'two-star' safety rating 0 None
2011-01-27 New Center for Precision Joint Replacement opens at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center 0 2.5
2011-01-27 Boston Scientific initiates enrollment in comparative Chinese study of PROMUS Element Everolimus-Eluting Stent 0 None
2011-01-27 ASPS, FDA collaborate to establish national breast implant registry 0 None
2011-01-26 LDR announces submission of Mobi-C cervical artificial disc PMA to FDA 0 None
2011-01-26 ASTRO reaffirms commitment to quality, issues progress report on patient safety plan 0 None
2011-01-26 Weighty problem: 127kg man trying to put on weight 0 None
2011-01-26 Spine surgeon successfully treated with RNL Bio's stem cell therapy for Autoimmune Arthritis 0 None
2011-01-25 Survival following transplant surgery for liver cancer not impacted by HIV-positive status 0 None
2011-01-25 California jury awards $2.2 million in defective laparoscopic device case 0 None
2011-01-25 80% of NFL lineman back in game after disc surgery 0 None
2011-01-25 UH researchers to discuss computational surgery at MITIE 0 None
2011-01-25 Taiwanese research team develops large-scale proactive cancer treatment system first-generation prototype 0 None
2011-01-25 Researchers show shunt operation can help patients with dementia 0 None
2011-01-25 New study on pain-relieving effect of transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation 0 None
2011-01-25 FDA approves IDE Supplement for third patient allotment in HeartWare Ventricular Assist System ADVANCE trial 0 None
2011-01-25 St. Georg Hospital performs two live procedures using Endoscopic Ablation System 0 None
2011-01-25 LHSC performs complicated aortic valve bypass surgery using Correx AVB device 0 None
2011-01-25 Patients with chronic depression can benefit from pioneering neurosurgical treatment 0 None
2011-01-25 Researchers discover new treatment for difficult-to-control high blood pressure 0 None
2011-01-25 Chiropractic treatment helps female Army Brigadier General to battle against fibromyalgia 0 3
2011-01-25 ASA concerned over non-availability of sodium thiopental 0 None
2011-01-25 SNM commends FDA Advisory Committee recommendation for florbetapir approval 0 None
2011-01-24 FDA grants pre-market clearance for SBi's rHead Extended Stem 0 None
2011-01-24 Laparoscopic grasp instrument can reduce complications in keyhole surgery 0 None
2011-01-24 Fat grafting safety review published; no increased risk of cancer 0 None
2011-01-24 EU awards 3 million euros for improving assessment of MRI scans for Crohn’s disease 0 None
2011-01-24 Biomerix receives CE Mark approval for REVIVE soft tissue repair mesh 0 2
2011-01-24 St. Jude Medical's Athena programmer DBS system receives Australian TGA approval 0 None
2011-01-24 Boston Scientific completes enrollment in comparison trial of SYNERGY Stent to PROMUS Element Stent 0 None
2011-01-24 Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center chosen for critical percutaneous heart valve study 0 None
2011-01-24 Humber River Regional Hospital adds new MRI 0 None
2011-01-24 Bayer's gadobutrol injection for CNS imaging receives FDA Advisory Committee approval 0 4
2011-01-23 FDA approves On-X AAP with Vascutek Gelweave Valsalva Graft 0 None
2011-01-21 First U.S. implant of RespiCardia System for treatment of sleep apnea 0 None
2011-01-21 EDAP announces placement of first Sonolith i-sys electroconductive lithotripter in South Africa 0 None
2011-01-21 Scientist receives RO1 research grant to improve blood, marrow transplantation in myeloma patients 0 None
2011-01-21 Pervasis to present PVS-10200 interim data from Phase 1/2 PAD clinical study at IC3D 0 None
2011-01-21 New study reports success of growing human liver cells on resorbable scaffolds 0 None
2011-01-21 New gene test can predict tumor spread in bladder cancer patients 0 None
2011-01-20 Successful larynx transplant for Californian woman 0 5
2011-01-20 ESHRE publishes position paper on intrafamilial medically assisted reproduction 0 None
2011-01-20 Prevention of awareness during anesthesia 0 None
2011-01-20 Anaesthetising an arm affects brain activity and rapidly impairs body perception 0 None
2011-01-20 Precision Therapeutics to present pancreatic cancer data at 2011 ASCO GI Symposium 0 None
2011-01-20 First group of patients 'graduate' from treatment at CDH Proton Center, A Procure Center 0 None
2011-01-19 Study: HIV-positive head and neck cancer patients respond well to radiation therapy treatments 0 None
2011-01-19 Swedish patient swallows dentist’s drill bit 0 5
2011-01-19 Transplant surgeons routinely use fewer organs from high-risk donors 0 None
2011-01-19 Kidney transplant surgeon receives Loyola's Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Award 0 None
2011-01-19 Convalescent plasma therapy may reduce mortality rate in patients with H1N1 infection: Study 0 None
2011-01-19 Deep brain stimulation stabilizes motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease over time 0 5
2011-01-19 Neuroform EZ Stent System helps neurosurgeons to treat brain aneurysms 1 None
2011-01-19 Magnetic maneuverable capsule safe and well-tolerated in the stomach 0 None
2011-01-19 First successful transcatheter implantation of 27mm transapical aortic valve prosthesis 0 None
2011-01-19 More studies needed to evaluate harm or benefit of mechanical CPR 0 None
2011-01-19 UMMS begins MBL-HCV1 Phase 2 trial to prevent hepatitis C virus infection in liver transplant patients 0 None
2011-01-19 Medtronic recieves conditional approval from FDA to modify CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Clinical Trial 0 None
2011-01-19 Celulas Genetica, EHRI enter joint venture to pursue testing of Rutherford Procedure using NASA bioreactor 0 None
2011-01-18 FDA approves Cook Medical's two Formula renal stents 0 None
2011-01-18 Hotspur announces successful completion of GPSCath Catheter in peripheral angioplasty surgery 0 None
2011-01-18 New guideline recommends plasmapheresis usage to treat people with severe relapses in MS, neuropathies 0 None
2011-01-18 Drug-coated stents hold promise for treatment of clogged leg arteries 0 5
2011-01-18 Bathing tumor-ridden livers in chemotherapy increases survival time 0 None
2011-01-18 Vaccine to prevent MRSA infections after bone and joint surgery 0 5
2011-01-18 Rotator cuff surgery does not fully restore normal shoulder motion, strength: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 Minimally invasive technique appears helpful in reanimating lower face after paralysis 0 None
2011-01-18 Polysomnography may predict adverse outcomes following pediatric adenotonsillectomy: Study 0 None
2011-01-16 Brought back to life after heart stopped beating for three hours 0 5
2011-01-14 Home dialysis as effective as hospital dialysis for patients with kidney transplant failure 0 3.5
2011-01-14 Reuters: Surgical checklists reduce medical errors — and could cut malpractice claims 0 None
2011-01-14 University of Illinois receives Friends of Mel Foundation support grant for Bone Marrow Transplant Program 0 None
2011-01-14 Endosense, Siemens Healthcare enter joint catheter ablation development project 0 None
2011-01-14 Kidney transplant failure patients can opt for home-based dialysis therapy 0 None
2011-01-14 BIOTRONIK announces FDA IDE approval and first patient enrollment for TOCCASTAR clinical trial 0 None
2011-01-14 Ruptured brain aneurysm treated through the nose 0 5
2011-01-14 T.A. Sciences receives US patent for TA-65 to tackle aging process 2 4.8
2011-01-13 Metabolic profiling of tissue samples may transform the way surgeons make decisions 0 None
2011-01-13 Kenneth D. Steinsapir receives rare USPTO patent for Microdroplet BOTOX 0 None
2011-01-13 Robot-assisted surgery improves outcomes in uterine, endometrial, and cervical cancer patients 0 None
2011-01-13 Preoperative Breast MRI accurately detects otherwise occult cancer 0 None
2011-01-13 Minimal invasive valve surgery provides better outcomes in older patients: Mount Sinai study 0 None
2011-01-13 Medical breakthrough: Surgeons use stem cells from patient's fat for cosmetic procedure 2 3.5
2011-01-13 FDA Advisory Committee recommends non-approval of liprotamase for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency 0 None
2011-01-12 Wright launches DARCO Foot & Ankle Plating System in Japan 0 None
2011-01-12 Endosense initiates enrollment in TactiCath Contact Force Ablation Catheter Study for Atrial Fibrillation 0 None
2011-01-12 Salix and CCA offer Colonoscopy For Dummies 0 None
2011-01-12 Insufficient evidence of interstitial brachytherapy's advantages for localized prostate cancer treatment 0 None
2011-01-12 Lightning Process training course tops in survey by ME/ CFS 0 None
2011-01-12 Surge in cataract surgeries fuels intraocular lens market to almost $1.4 billion 0 5
2011-01-12 RaySearch Laboratories forms US subsidiary, RaySearch Americas 0 None
2011-01-12 Apixaban drug raises hope for DVT prevention in patients undergoing hip replacement surgery 0 None
2011-01-12 Hybrid cochlear implant may benefit patients with profound hearing loss 0 None
2011-01-12 Behavioral therapies help improve bladder control in men following prostate cancer surgery 0 None
2011-01-11 Bone marrow stem cell transplantation provides therapeutic benefit to patients with end-stage liver disease 0 None
2011-01-11 Stereotaxis announces first successful cardiac ablation procedure with Vdrive robotic navigation system 0 None
2011-01-11 AccessClosure launches Mynx Cadence Vascular Closure Device 0 None
2011-01-11 Haiti teen to undergo open-heart surgery at Montefiore 0 None
2011-01-11 Shady Grove Fertility and Cade Foundation grant help paralyzed patient and wife deliver healthy baby boy 0 None
2011-01-11 Emotional progress of patients treated with dialysis in the Basque Country Autonomous Community: Study 0 None
2011-01-11 First commercial deployment of Hotspur GPSCath Balloon Dilatation Catheter 0 None
2011-01-11 WellApps releases Colonoscopy Prep Assistant 0 None
2011-01-11 AlloSource, Wright Medical Group enter supply and distribution agreement for FUSIONFLEX graft 0 None
2011-01-10 World's first drug eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2011-01-10 CoreLab Partners releases ImagEngine imaging sciences application 0 None
2011-01-10 Boston Scientific completes enrollment in Nitinol Stent System trial for treatment of iliac artery disease 0 None
2011-01-10 Neomend receives CE Mark for ProGEL PLATINUM Surgical Sealant 0 None
2011-01-10 Align and Cadent enter joint software development agreement for Invisalign treatment 0 None
2011-01-07 Radiosurgery may bring improvement for patients with extremely severe -compulsive disorder 0 None
2011-01-07 World's largest medical robotic conference 0 None
2011-01-07 ASBP raises concern over FDA recommendations to lower BMI requirements for lap-band surgery 0 None
2011-01-07 Scientists perform surgery on single cell to extract and examine mitochondria 0 4
2011-01-07 Viveve's non-surgical vaginal laxity treatment receives European CE mark 0 None
2011-01-07 Noninvasive dentistry pioneer develops ZERO-PAIN SmileSimplicity procedure 0 None
2011-01-07 Liver transplant recipients develop PTMS, face high risk of cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-01-07 Robo4 molecule may improve bone marrow transplants: Study 0 None
2011-01-06 Pros and cons of weight loss surgery in men and women 0 None
2011-01-06 Researchers regenerate complete shoulder joint surfaces using patient's own cells 0 None
2011-01-06 FDA grants marketing clearance to Crospon's EndoFLIP product 0 None
2011-01-06 Reproductive biologist achieves major breakthrough in IVF technology 1 5
2011-01-05 Smiths Medical introduces new implantable ports with CT identifiers 0 None
2011-01-05 Carbylan completes enrollment in COR1.0 feasibility trial of Hydros and Hydros TA in knee osteoarthritis 0 None
2011-01-05 Study finds fusion surgeries designed to alleviate pain from degenerating discs not effective 0 None
2011-01-05 20% of patients who received implantable cardioverter-defibrillators did not meet guidelines for receipt of ICD 0 None
2011-01-05 Administration of therapeutic hypothermia for TBI should depend on clinical condition of individual patients 0 None
2011-01-05 OrbusNeich expands patent protection for Genous endothelial progenitor cell capture technology 0 None
2011-01-05 Alkeus and Columbia University enter license agreement for potential therapies for dry-AMD, Stargardt disease 0 5
2011-01-05 FDA approves Gore's C3 Delivery System to deploy EXCLUDER AAA Endoprosthesis 0 None
2011-01-04 Revolutions Medical reworks exclusive license with Traxyz for breast biopsy localization system 0 None
2011-01-04 STAAR Surgical exceeds 200,000 Visian ICL global implants 0 None
2011-01-04 Eighth Annual CTO Summit and Left Main Coronary Interventions Course to be held Feb. 14-16, in New York City 0 None
2011-01-04 Clinical Decision Support Systems help reduce unnecessary CT and MRI scans 0 None
2011-01-04 Personality characteristics impact psychological recovery after breast cancer treatment 0 None
2011-01-04 Lyophilized amniotic membrane in strabismus surgery can cause severe fibrosis 0 None
2011-01-04 Aging linked to changes in eye sockets, jaw bones 0 None
2011-01-03 Innovative approach in revision plastic surgery 0 3
2011-01-03 New guideline provides evidence-based recommendation for children undergoing tonsillectomy 0 3
2011-01-02 General anaesthesia brings reversible coma and not sleep: Study 0 None

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