Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Procedure News Stories - 2012

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2012-12-29 Heart transplant patient becomes unexpected ambassador for organ donation 0 None
2012-12-28 Researchers sequence entire gene to identify mutations that cause hyperinsulinism 0 None
2012-12-28 Bariatric surgery succeeds when new year resolutions to lose weight fail 0 None
2012-12-27 Implementation of appropriateness criteria required for elective procedures 0 None
2012-12-25 Blood transfusion for patients with myocardial infarction associated with increased all-cause mortality 0 None
2012-12-25 Use of CT scans for children suspected of having appendicitis varies among hospitals 0 None
2012-12-21 Gene therapy shows promise for severe coronary artery disease 0 None
2012-12-21 Findings quantify national rate of surgical 'never events' 0 None
2012-12-21 Many surgeons refuse to operate without patient's commitment to postoperative treatment 0 None
2012-12-21 Novel virus-based gene therapy holds promise for Canavan disease 0 5
2012-12-21 New technique may prevent inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children 0 5
2012-12-21 Updated U.S. prescribing information for Boehringer Ingelheim’s Pradaxa 0 None
2012-12-21 Androgen deprivation therapies may have adverse effects in men with precancers 0 2
2012-12-21 Study examines role of race and ethnicity in stem cell donation 0 None
2012-12-21 Special supplement to Neurosurgery presents updates on emerging technologies for brain surgery 0 None
2012-12-21 Melanoma patients may benefit from microRNA-26a replacement therapy 0 None
2012-12-21 Researchers track adipose tissue-derived stromal cells after transplantation 0 5
2012-12-21 Study examines five varieties of cells after transplantation in the CNS 0 None
2012-12-21 Study shows dramatic underuse of basic medical therapy 0 None
2012-12-20 Two recent experimental treatments improve visual function in mouse models of retinitis pigmentosa 5 None
2012-12-20 Sperm viability assessment: an interview with Caroline Feltham from Linkam Scientific Instruments 1 None
2012-12-20 New therapeutic ultrasound approach could lead to an invisible knife for noninvasive surgery 0 None
2012-12-20 AAV-based gene therapy cocktail may help extend lives of children with Canavan disease 0 None
2012-12-20 Lou Gehrig's disease may be treatable using neural stem cells 0 None
2012-12-20 Investigators assess efficacy of ORC vs. robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy 0 None
2012-12-20 FDA allows marketing of Angiotech's Bio-Seal Lung Biopsy Tract Plug System 0 None
2012-12-19 No direct link between dental procedures and prosthetic joint infection 0 None
2012-12-19 Patients achieve favorable seizure outcomes after resective epilepsy surgery 0 None
2012-12-19 More surgeons opting for hospital jobs 0 None
2012-12-19 Clopidogrel pretreatment for PCI does not reduce risk of overall mortality 0 None
2012-12-19 Study: Purines fend off damage during anesthesia 0 None
2012-12-19 Riverside Methodist Hospital treats first PAD patient with Cook Medical's Zilver PTX device 0 None
2012-12-18 Whiplash recovery no quicker with intensive therapy 0 None
2012-12-18 Tbx18 gene directs conversion of cardiomyocytes to genuine pacemaker cells 0 5
2012-12-17 New technique could help develop more-specific, cell-based immune therapies for cancer 0 None
2012-12-15 New diagnostic innovations could refine the way doctors detect prostate cancer 0 None
2012-12-14 K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital offers comprehensive surgical program 0 None
2012-12-14 Prostate cancer patients experience minimal relief from side effects following proton radiotherapy 0 None
2012-12-14 Biological factors, cell behaviour drive tumour growth contributing to therapy failure and relapse 0 None
2012-12-14 Administration of N2O + ISO appears to have negative effect on fetal development 0 None
2012-12-14 New technique may allow more kidney cancer patients to avoid conventional open surgery 0 None
2012-12-13 Scientists isolate cancer stem cells that lead to growth of Wilms' tumours 0 None
2012-12-13 Sirtex unveils new website to learn more about SIR-Spheres microspheres 0 None
2012-12-13 Targeted micro-bubbles could help detect heart disease 0 None
2012-12-13 ACS announces creation of Georgia Surgical Quality Collaborative 0 None
2012-12-13 New biocompatible patch can repair congenital heart defects 0 None
2012-12-13 Isolite Systems to offer dental isolation in Canada 0 None
2012-12-13 Oxnard-based couple receives gastric sleeve surgeries from leading L.A. expert 0 None
2012-12-12 Children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may benefit from psychological therapies 0 4
2012-12-12 Bariatric surgery: an interview with Dr Shyam Dahiya 0 5
2012-12-12 Scarless gallbladder surgery performed at Sinai Hospital 0 5
2012-12-11 Some stroke patients may benefit from cerebral angioplasty and stent placement 0 None
2012-12-11 MR-Ultrasound fusion biopsy can diagnose prostate cancer 0 None
2012-12-11 Transplanting spermatogonial stem cells could restore fertility in male cancer patients 0 None
2012-12-11 Ligand commences PG-free melphalan pivotal trial in multiple myeloma 0 None
2012-12-11 Mass. Eye and Ear opens new outpatient surgical center in Longwood/Mission Hill 0 None
2012-12-10 FDA clearance for LENSAR Laser System 0 None
2012-12-10 Simple technique based on principles of craniofacial surgery can maximize patient outcomes 0 None
2012-12-10 Communication and checklists may lead to fewer surgical complications 0 None
2012-12-10 Cervical disc replacement: an interview with Joe Ross, VP of U.S. Marketing at LDR 0 None
2012-12-10 Genzyme receives EC approval for Thyrogen product label expansion 0 None
2012-12-10 Sinai Hospital of Baltimore announces opening of new geriatric surgery center 0 None
2012-12-10 Iroko’s submicron indomethacin Phase 3 study on post-surgical acute pain meets primary endpoint 0 None
2012-12-10 Most triple-negative breast cancer patients have multiple genetic mutations after chemo treatment 0 None
2012-12-07 Baby boomers with liver cancer drive demand for liver transplantation 0 None
2012-12-07 Ultra-shortened, accelerated breast irradiation treatment logistically achievable and tolerable 0 None
2012-12-07 CBT may help reduce depression in people who have not responded to antidepressants 0 3
2012-12-07 General thoracic surgeons perform vast majority of complex noncardiac operations 0 2
2012-12-07 Gene therapy could represent new treatment option for severe orthopaedic injuries 0 None
2012-12-07 Advance Study to evaluate safety and benefit of DBS-f for patients with mild Alzheimer's 0 None
2012-12-06 Electrotherapy not effective pain treatment in the aftermath of pancreatic surgery 0 None
2012-12-06 SLN surgery identifies whether breast cancer in lymph nodes remains after chemotherapy 0 None
2012-12-06 New technology allows noninvasive SpHb assessments for children undergoing brain surgery 0 None
2012-12-06 CINJ urologic oncology chief completes 1,000th robotic prostatectomy at RWJUH 0 None
2012-12-06 African American women less likely to receive axillary SLN biopsy for breast cancer 0 None
2012-12-06 No serious complications of regional nerve blocks in children 0 5
2012-12-06 ASBD to host 6th Annual School of Oncoplastic Surgery in Dallas 0 None
2012-12-06 Two simple cost-effective methods can reduce expensive postoperative complications 0 None
2012-12-06 First U.S. patient treated with deep brain stimulation for Alzheimer's at Johns Hopkins 0 None
2012-12-05 RXi commences RXI-109 Phase 1 study for management of surgical scars and keloids 0 None
2012-12-05 Study provides important data about fertility window of women with childhood cancer 0 None
2012-12-05 New method can generate stable human mesenchymal stem cells for bone engineering 0 None
2012-12-05 Pharmacological stress echo can identify rejected hearts suitable for transplantation 0 None
2012-12-05 Natural killer cell response detrimental to glioblastoma virotherapy 0 None
2012-12-05 Combination of ketogenic diet and radiation therapy effectively treats malignant gliomas 0 None
2012-12-04 Sorin Group’s Mitroflow valve receives Japanese PMDA approval 0 None
2012-12-04 Pipeline embolization device shows promise in treating brain aneurysms 0 None
2012-12-03 Hip prosthesis lasts for over 20 years 0 None
2012-12-03 GORE EXCLUDER AAA Endoprosthesis receives CE Mark 0 None
2012-12-03 Heart attack centres: an interview with Dr Sayan Sen 0 None
2012-12-03 New laser surgical technique appears to be safe and effective in treating epilepsy 0 None
2012-12-02 Long-term hippocampal DBS effectively reduces seizures in experimental models 0 None
2012-12-01 Report finds low infection rate for hip replacement or revision procedures at HSS 0 None
2012-12-01 Cedars-Sinai surgeons use evidence-based protocols to reduce post-operative infections 0 None
2012-12-01 Operating room distractions can contribute to major errors by young surgeons 0 None
2012-11-30 Pressure Right effectively reduces postdischarge nausea and vomiting 0 None
2012-11-30 Respiratory physical therapy before cardiac surgery may reduce serious pulmonary complications 0 None
2012-11-30 Research roundup: High rates of postdischarge complications; Prescriptions refilled even after discontinued 0 None
2012-11-30 Coronary artery bypass grafting safe for dialysis patients 0 None
2012-11-30 Engineers develop simple and inexpensive way to create 3-D brain tissues in lab dishes 0 None
2012-11-29 Varian's TrueBeam receives Indian AERB clearance for use in advanced radiosurgical treatments 0 None
2012-11-29 Alberta Children's Hospital performs first liver cell transplant in Calgary, Canada 0 None
2012-11-29 InSite Vision completes enrollment in BromSite Phase 3 trial for reduction of pain, inflammation 0 None
2012-11-29 Longer looks: Are 'pods' the solution to our long-term care crisis?; A Liver transplant in the nick of time; Pro-life activists and the abortion drop 0 None
2012-11-29 University of Cincinnati to lead Belatacept Early Steroid withdrawal Trial 0 None
2012-11-29 Blood test and gene sequencing combined to detect cancer 0 None
2012-11-29 Lobectomy for primary lung cancer takes longer in obese patients 0 None
2012-11-29 Answers to the questions of stem cells 0 None
2012-11-29 NACHC, American College of Physicians announce program to offer Medical Home Builder 2.0 0 None
2012-11-28 Macular pigment screener launched by Elektron Technology 0 None
2012-11-28 Chalmers researcher develops world's first implantable robotic arm controlled by thoughts 0 None
2012-11-28 Warfarin treatment after aortic valve replacement reduces risk of cardiovascular death 0 None
2012-11-28 Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy does not reduce breast cancer recurrence 0 None
2012-11-28 Engineered ICCs can improve pancreatic islet transplantation and cure diabetes mellitus 0 None
2012-11-28 Renowned Mexican singer receives robotic left hepatectomy at University of Illinois Hospital 0 None
2012-11-28 Patients with RA more likely to have dislocation following hip replacement surgery 0 None
2012-11-28 New investigational procedure may prolong life for patients with severe COPD 0 3
2012-11-27 Joint Implant Surgeons to participate in Operation Walk USA 2012 0 None
2012-11-27 Diabetes can remit after gastric bypass surgery 0 None
2012-11-27 Anesthetics can help reduce risk of cardiac surgery drug-associated seizures 0 None
2012-11-27 Leading urologic oncologist explains bladder cancer basics 0 None
2012-11-27 First U.S. breathing lung transplant performed in Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 0 None
2012-11-27 Study compares effects of weight loss induced by gastric bypass and banding on metabolic response 2 None
2012-11-26 New therapeutic technique to repair and rebuild muscle for degenerative muscle disorders 0 None
2012-11-26 Frankfurt University Hospital implements microwave ablation for treatment of thyroid nodules 0 None
2012-11-26 Study confirms high biocompatibility of polymeric materials with brain tissue 0 5
2012-11-26 New research helps improve quality of life-saving blood transfusions for preterm babies 0 None
2012-11-23 NICE recommends Bispectral Index EEG-based monitor for measuring depth of anaesthesia 0 None
2012-11-22 Significant gaps in quality of clinical information on designer vagina procedures 0 None
2012-11-22 Researchers stream braille patterns directly into a blind patient's retina 0 None
2012-11-22 New approach could help orthopaedic surgeons better deal with battlefield injuries 0 None
2012-11-22 Important knowledge about how stem cells develop best into insulin-producing cells 0 4
2012-11-22 CHKD surgeons use vacuum bell device to treat pectus excavatum 0 4
2012-11-22 Study finds 40% of surgery complications occur when patients are home 0 None
2012-11-22 Five follow-up visits help gastric bypass patients achieve optimal weight loss 0 None
2012-11-21 No differences between computer-navigated and traditional TKA related to knee function, pain 0 None
2012-11-21 FOCUS Clinics Director performs KAMRA Vision surgery on two distinguished ophthalmologists 0 None
2012-11-21 Prader-Willi children may receive relief from sleep disorders after adenotonsillectomy 0 None
2012-11-20 New polymer-based system to fight infection, filter water and heal wounds 0 None
2012-11-20 FDA approves HeartWare Ventricular Assist System to treat end-stage heart failure 0 None
2012-11-20 New heart valve procedure saves life of 94-year old with aortic stenosis 0 5
2012-11-20 Uninsured patients could be twice as likely to die after brain cancer surgery 0 None
2012-11-20 When it comes to surgery, businesses increasingly want workers to shop around 0 None
2012-11-20 Music therapy can be beneficial to patients before and after surgical procedures 0 None
2012-11-20 St. Jude Medical’s Portico transcatheter heart valve receives European CE Mark approval 0 None
2012-11-19 New €6 million European project to address complications associated with diabetes 0 None
2012-11-19 ReFIT algorithm improves speed and accuracy of neural prosthetics 0 None
2012-11-17 New way to stimulate transplanted human stem cell-derived neurons into a rodent hippocampus 0 4
2012-11-17 Two studies investigate role of oxygen in cell transplantation 0 None
2012-11-17 Researchers develop safe, feasible and robust co-culture system for hESC expansion 0 None
2012-11-17 Cancer Network, ONCOLOGY present two part primer report on targeted therapies in solid tumors 0 None
2012-11-17 St. Luke's unveils Discovery IGS 730 Hybrid OR from GE Healthcare 0 None
2012-11-16 FDA approves Cook's Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent 0 None
2012-11-16 New pneumococcal vaccine highly effective in infants 0 4
2012-11-16 HUCPVC cell therapy more effective in restoring heart function after myocardial infarction 0 None
2012-11-16 First HSS medical symposium to take place in Rio de Janeiro from Nov. 28-29 0 5
2012-11-16 Researchers develop catheter that can perform triple-duty during cardiac ablation surgery 0 None
2012-11-16 Study looks at health outcomes of kidney transplant recipients with low donor-specific antibodies 0 None
2012-11-15 Cook receives FDA approval for Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent to treat PAD 0 None
2012-11-15 RXi announces pharmacokinetic results from RXI-109 Phase 1 study in healthy subjects 0 None
2012-11-15 Breakthrough treatment for survivors of traumatic brain injury 2 None
2012-11-15 Hospitals directed to step up protections for kidney donors 0 None
2012-11-15 Antibody-coated stents carry increased risk of myocardial infarction and re-operation 0 None
2012-11-14 Hydrus stent may significantly reduce eye pressure in glaucoma patients 0 None
2012-11-14 Heart attack centres play a vital role in saving patients’ lives 0 None
2012-11-14 Study evaluates benefits of HBO2 therapy on post-concussion symptoms in military personnel with TBI 1 None
2012-11-13 Could lactate levels in amniotic fluid help diagnose dysfunctional labour? 0 None
2012-11-12 Radiotherapy protocol deviations: an interview with Dr Nitin Ohri 0 None
2012-11-09 Patients more likely to develop ischemic stroke after total hip replacement surgeries 0 3
2012-11-09 ACT announces results from three ongoing stem cell clinical trials for macular degeneration 0 5
2012-11-09 Women with ovarian cancer have superior outcomes after surgery at high-volume hospitals 0 None
2012-11-09 Omeros to present results from first pivotal Phase 3 trial of OMS302 at AAO annual meeting 0 None
2012-11-09 Mastoscopic axillary lymph node dissection can reduce breast cancer complications 0 None
2012-11-08 International Day of Radiology marks 117th anniversary of X-ray discovery 0 None
2012-11-08 PBS documentary explores stories and science behind organ donation and transplantation 0 None
2012-11-08 Ethical issues in organ transplantation 0 2
2012-11-08 Radiopharmaceutical Tektrotyd continues to receive interest and recognition 0 None
2012-11-08 EUROECHO 2012 reveals how imaging improves early diagnosis of atherosclerosis 0 None
2012-11-08 Aspirin viable alternative to warfarin in preventing clots after joint replacement surgery 0 None
2012-11-07 Study addresses cost of patient care in acute care surgical settings 0 None
2012-11-07 HPV testing and cervical screening: an interview with Dr Rosa Legood 0 None
2012-11-07 Liver transplant waitlist mortality not simply due to lack of donor organs: Study 0 None
2012-11-07 Characteristics of both patient and surgeon can affect dental implants’ success 0 None
2012-11-07 Positive results from BioCardia's Helical Infusion System Phase 1/2 trial on ischemic cardiomyopathy 0 None
2012-11-06 Cryopraxis/CellPraxis initiates recruitment in ReACT Phase III trial for refractory angina 0 None
2012-11-06 Paragonix files PMNA with FDA for Sherpa Pak Cardiac Transport System 0 None
2012-11-06 Fracture bracing systems: an interview with Steve Ingel, President for the Bracing & Supports Division of DJO Global 0 4.7
2012-11-06 ECG analysis may predict risk of death from all causes 0 5
2012-11-06 Sorin Group’s Mitroflow Valsalva Conduit now available in the U.S. 0 None
2012-11-06 Cartoons effectively reduce preoperative anxiety in children 0 None
2012-11-06 New anterior approach in hip-replacement surgery results in less pain, faster recovery 0 3
2012-11-06 Patients with diabetes, multi-vessel coronary artery disease can benefit from bypass surgery 0 None
2012-11-06 ICD use can combat sudden death in pediatric patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 0 None
2012-11-05 WHO’s Surgical Safety Checklist in the operating room reduces risks of perioperative mortality 0 None
2012-11-05 Gateway Aesthetic announces addition of three new procedures 0 None
2012-11-05 Study compares effectiveness of CABG surgery with PCI for adults with diabetes and heart disease 0 None
2012-11-05 Family members less likely to administer CPR for cardiac arrests: Japanese study 0 None
2012-11-04 New energy-harvesting device can power pacemakers 0 None
2012-11-03 New information related to kidney transplantation 0 None
2012-11-03 BeamPath ROBOTIC system from OmniGuide used in Laparoscopic Myomectomy 0 None
2012-11-03 Some types of bariatric surgery may cause bone loss, say endocrinologists 0 None
2012-11-03 NY-Presbyterian/CUMC wins two Transplant Program Awards from HSS 0 None
2012-11-03 Men with prostate cancer can benefit from active surveillance 0 None
2012-11-03 AeriSeal System appears to be effective in treating emphysema 0 2.5
2012-11-03 Bypass surgery offers people with diabetes better long-term survival than stents 0 None
2012-11-03 Near-complete blood flow restoration necessary to preserve neurological function following stroke 0 None
2012-11-02 HPV test of cure cheaper and more effective than cytology testing for women following pre-cervical cancer treatment 0 None
2012-11-02 Repeated surgeries may improve survival for patients with glioblastomas 0 None
2012-11-02 Developing comorbid conditions post-liver transplant reduces donor quality of life 0 None
2012-11-02 FDA clears X-spine’s new Fortex and Certex system 0 None
2012-11-02 FDA clears Accuray’s new CyberKnife M6 Series 0 None
2012-11-01 Mass. Eye and Ear opens new outpatient surgical center in Longwood/Mission Hill area of Boston 0 None
2012-11-01 Study shows increased risk of local recurrence in women with triple negative breast cancer 0 None
2012-11-01 Ischemic stroke: an interview with Dr Gregory Ford 0 5
2012-11-01 Study compares mortality rates at magnet and non-magnet hospitals 0 None
2012-11-01 Encouraging results from stereotactic radiosurgery Phase I trial on kidney cancer 0 None
2012-11-01 Varian highlights numerous lung cancer treatment systems at ASTRO meeting 0 None
2012-11-01 Video can effectively reduce anxiety in children undergoing inhaled induction 0 None
2012-10-31 Uterine cancer recurrence risk after hysterectomy increases due to delay in radiation therapy 0 4
2012-10-31 ACP urges use of performance measures targeting 'low-value services' to reduce overuse, misuse of these approaches 0 None
2012-10-31 Study explores incidence of UK women having Multiple Repeat Caesarean Sections 0 None
2012-10-31 Viscus Biologics to develop and commercialize NFB’s new tissue repair material 0 None
2012-10-31 Bronchial thermoplasty helps control severe asthma 0 None
2012-10-31 Orexo initiates OX51 Phase II trial in patients undergoing prostate biopsy 0 None
2012-10-30 Radiation therapy protocol deviations associated with increased risk of treatment failure and overall mortality 0 None
2012-10-30 Breast cancer screening reduces deaths but overdiagnoses 0 None
2012-10-30 Blue Medical’s drug eluting balloon Protégé receives CE mark 0 None
2012-10-30 Intravenous catheter replacement: an interview with Claire Rickard 0 5
2012-10-30 Proton therapy preserves urinary and bowel function in men with prostate cancer 0 None
2012-10-30 CINJ visiting scientist receives International - U.S. Annual Meeting Scientific Abstract Award 0 None
2012-10-30 Elderly women with early-stage breast cancer live longer with radiation therapy and surgery 0 None
2012-10-30 IPSCs may be a viable source of patient-specific articular cartilage tissue 0 None
2012-10-30 IVF process negatively impacts women’s sexual relationships 0 None
2012-10-30 Columbia Asia Hospitals conducts successful cochlear implants and BAHA surgery 0 None
2012-10-29 New prostate cancer therapy triggers questions about cost, effectiveness and safety 0 None
2012-10-29 Isis commences ISIS-FXIRx Phase 2 study in knee replacement surgery patients 0 None
2012-10-29 Blood banks: an interview with Celia Tombalakian, Worldwide Group Director, Immunohematology at Johnson & Johnson’s Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) 0 4.9
2012-10-29 Alternate method to precisely tag breast cancer tumors 0 None
2012-10-29 Maternal bariatric surgery affects cardiovascular risk profile of offsprings 0 None
2012-10-29 NHS should implement a non-invasive alternative to autopsies 0 None
2012-10-29 Neuraxial anesthesia should be promoted for bilateral total knee replacements: HSS 0 None
2012-10-29 FDA clears MAQUET’s new SENSATION PLUS 7.5Fr. 40cc intra-aortic balloon catheter 0 None
2012-10-29 Drug-eluting stents exhibit some benefits in patients over 80 0 None
2012-10-29 St. Luke's cardiologist wins TCT 2012 Geoffrey O. Hartzler Master Clinical Operator Award 0 None
2012-10-29 Post-radiation drop in testosterone linked to recurrence of prostate cancer in men 0 None
2012-10-29 Trial finds benefits in using radial approach for primary angioplasty in heart attack patients 0 None
2012-10-29 Research roundup: Patients' unrealistic expectations for chemo; Neighborhood may affect CPR rates; Rate hike reviews working 0 None
2012-10-29 Rectal cancer more likely to spread to the lymph nodes in younger patients 0 None
2012-10-26 Cardiac arrhythmias: latest developments in diagnosis and treatment 0 None
2012-10-26 Senate panel says Medtronic ghostwrote positive medical journal studies on its spine treatment product 0 None
2012-10-26 Video-article details new laser-activated bio-adhesive polymer 0 None
2012-10-26 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia participates in Symplicity system trial for hypertension 0 None
2012-10-26 PFO closure with investigational device may prevent cryptogenic ischemic stroke 0 None
2012-10-26 ACS BSCN accredits UCSD Bariatric Metabolic Institute as Level 1 facility 0 None
2012-10-26 LVEDP-guided hydration effectively prevents CI-AKI in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization 0 None
2012-10-26 FFR-guided PCI appears to be economically attractive than medical therapy for stable CAD 0 None
2012-10-26 Longer looks: Controversial raffle for IVF treatment; New role for community health workers; Romney, health care and the free market 0 None
2012-10-25 Prasugrel reduces cardiovascular events among patients managed medically for ACS 0 None
2012-10-25 TAVR procedure yields lower mortality rates for patients with aortic stenosis after three years 0 None
2012-10-25 Mesh-covered stent improves restoration of blood flow after PCI in heart attack patients 0 None
2012-10-25 Identifying risk factors in hospital readmissions could help improve patient care 0 None
2012-10-25 Obese patients more likely to have complications after total knee replacement surgery 0 None
2012-10-25 Article describes most promising strategies for vascularization of bone tissue substitutes 0 None
2012-10-24 ACIS Anterior Cervical Interbody Spacer System launched by DePuy Synthes Spine 0 None
2012-10-24 First access system designed specifically for minimally invasive posterior-lateral fusion launched by DePuy Synthes Spine 0 None
2012-10-24 Paralympics athlete launches On My Feet Again at Neurotech Leaders Forum 0 None
2012-10-23 In vitro fertilization may significantly increase risk of birth defects 0 None
2012-10-23 Transplant wait-list deaths not just due to organ availability: Study 0 None
2012-10-23 Highlights of colorectal cancer research from ACG annual scientific meeting 0 None
2012-10-23 Magnet hospitals reduce rates of patient death 0 None
2012-10-23 Combining distal protection devices with nicardipine improves post-PCI outcomes 0 None
2012-10-23 Bodyguard macrophages protect stem cells from over-differentiation 0 None
2012-10-23 Case reports highlight importance of vitamin and mineral supplementation after bariatric surgery 1 None
2012-10-23 Advances in endoscopic technologies and techniques to be highlighted at ACG annual meeting 0 None
2012-10-23 Electrical stimulation of the lower esophageal sphincter is effective in treating patients with GERD 0 5
2012-10-23 Presence of trainees during endobronchial ultrasound may have negative implications 0 None
2012-10-23 Aesculap to launch ArcadiusXP L spinal system during NASS meeting 0 None
2012-10-23 Teenagers with obesity can benefit from gastric bypass surgery just as much as adults 0 5
2012-10-22 Adachi purchases Mazor Robotics' Renaissance surgical guidance system for spine procedures 0 None
2012-10-22 Choice Spine launches vertebral body replacement system 0 5
2012-10-22 Lantheus Medical Imaging extends contract to supply molybdenum-99 to Nordion 0 None
2012-10-22 Chronic electrical stimulation may help treat gastroparesis symptoms 0 None
2012-10-22 Ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices less costly than hospitals 0 None
2012-10-20 Clinical trial to study immunosuppressant tacrolimus against generics 0 None
2012-10-20 Research roundup: Financial impact of reducing surgical complications; Pay for performance to doctors, hospitals yields mixed results 0 None
2012-10-20 Reprogrammed vascular endothelial cells from ACs shows promise against vascular disorders 0 None
2012-10-20 FDA expands approved indication for Sapien Transcatheter Heart Valve 0 None
2012-10-20 Morton Plant first hospital in the Tampa Bay area to perform transapical TAVR 0 None
2012-10-20 Coronary angioplasty improves survival in all patients with out of hospital cardiac arrest 0 None
2012-10-19 Reprogrammed endothelial cells for treatment of vascular disorders 0 None
2012-10-19 ACT TIL therapy effective in treating metastatic melanoma 0 None
2012-10-19 Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women 0 None
2012-10-19 Active surveillance of small kidney masses offers similar cancer outcomes to radical or partial surgery 0 None
2012-10-19 Adding increased glucose monitoring can optimize perioperative care of diabetic patients 0 None
2012-10-19 EHRA ICD for Life Summit to be held in Belgrade, Serbia 0 None
2012-10-17 UMB, UMCP to develop small robot that could help neurosurgeons in removing brain tumors 0 None
2012-10-17 Study finds nearly 10-fold increase in eye injuries during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy 0 None
2012-10-17 Study: 3 in 10 kidney transplant patients require readmission to hospital within 30 days of discharge 0 None
2012-10-17 Stat5 protein could serve as biomarker to help guide prostate cancer treatment 0 None
2012-10-17 Extradural brain stimulation safe and effective for patients with Parkinson's 0 None
2012-10-17 EMR before radiofrequency ablation safe and effective for patients with nodular Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2012-10-17 High nurse workloads may affect postsurgical outcomes of older minorities 0 None
2012-10-17 UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute cardiologists perform TAVR procedures 0 None
2012-10-17 iLarynx app effective at simulating fiberoptic bronchoscopy 0 None
2012-10-17 Transvaginal ultrasound effective in treating early-stage endometrial cancer 0 5
2012-10-16 Simulation training can vastly improve trainee surgeons' skills prior to live procedures 0 None
2012-10-16 Language, ethnicity play a role in postoperative behavioral change among chidlren 0 None
2012-10-16 Transcranial magnetic stimulation can benefit patients with depression, debilitating tinnitus 0 None
2012-10-16 New radiation therapy can reduce risk of neurocognitive adverse effects in children 0 None
2012-10-16 Animal research shows promise in treating AD, brain damage and heart problems resulting from SCIs 0 None
2012-10-16 Drug-eluting balloon procedure can effectively treat peripheral artery disease 0 None
2012-10-16 Fit elderly NSCLC patients should be considered for salvage targeted therapy 0 None
2012-10-15 Embryonic neuron transplants could effectively treat brain diseases 0 None
2012-10-15 Language disparities impact Hispanic women during labor 0 None
2012-10-15 Few physicians recommend active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer 0 None
2012-10-15 Study evaluates international data on kidney transplantation 0 None
2012-10-15 Wal-Mart expanding program for no-cost employee surgeries 0 None
2012-10-15 Elekta Synergy system with Agility 160-leaf MLC now available at Radboud 0 None
2012-10-15 Duke researchers develop new 3-D tool for heart surgery 0 None
2012-10-12 Novel method can determine how ready acute myeloid leukemia cells are to die 0 None
2012-10-12 Study compares two drug combinations for use as deep sedation during oral surgery 0 None
2012-10-12 Study identifies pitfalls in current calculation of hospital readmission rates in spine surgery 0 None
2012-10-12 Single genetic variant in kidney donors' cells may play an important role in transplant longevity 0 None
2012-10-12 Simple quiz could help doctors determine kidney dialysis patients at risk of death 0 None
2012-10-12 Clinical study to investigate Cytori's adipose-derived cell therapy in patients with heart failure 0 None
2012-10-11 Study finds reporting heart procedure results can limit use 0 None
2012-10-11 Transplanted neural stem cells able to produce new myelin in children with PMD 0 None
2012-10-10 FDA clears Surefire's Angiographic Catheter line 0 None
2012-10-10 Nearly all groups of patients with spinal stenosis do better with surgery 0 None
2012-10-10 ASTRO names distinguished neurosurgeon as 2012 Honorary Member 0 None
2012-10-10 Organ Care System safe and feasible for lung transplant patients 0 None
2012-10-09 Surgical intervention can help fetuses with congenital malformations 0 None
2012-10-09 Coffee consumption activates bowel motility after elective colonic surgery 0 None
2012-10-09 Women more likely to develop UTI after pelvic-floor surgery 0 None
2012-10-09 ARIPI trial: Fresh blood not better for acutely ill premature babies 0 None
2012-10-08 Standard red blood cell transfusion as good as fresh RBCs for premature infants 0 None
2012-10-08 St. Jude Medical launches 3-D navigation system that reduces need for live fluoroscopy 0 None
2012-10-08 New device may restore voice in patients with laryngeal cancer 0 None
2012-10-08 Patient navigation services can reduce dangerous delays in identification of breast cancer 0 None
2012-10-06 FMCNA urges dialysis patients to get flu shots 0 None
2012-10-06 HHS honors Children's Hospital Los Angeles for excellence in organ donation 0 None
2012-10-05 Providing no cost birth control can reduce unintended pregnancies, abortion rates in women 0 None
2012-10-05 Home hemodialysis more accessible than ever 0 None
2012-10-05 I COUGH program reduces likelihood of respiratory complications in surgical patients 0 None
2012-10-05 Type 2 diabetes screening does not appear to affect mortality rates 0 None
2012-10-05 IDIBELL, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya patent novel system to improve lung cancer diagnosis 0 None
2012-10-05 Patients with eye diseases can benefit from ArtCornea 0 5
2012-10-05 Five ACS members receive 2012 Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards 0 None
2012-10-04 New defibrillator offers advantages for young patients with congenital heart problems 0 None
2012-10-04 Long-term survivors of hematopoietic cell transplants more likely to develop heart disease 0 None
2012-10-04 Penn researchers to begin Microbion's BisEDT gel Phase 2 trials in post-surgical orthopedic infections 0 4.5
2012-10-04 Biceps tenodesis hastens recovery, cuts rehabilitation time for labrum tears 0 None
2012-10-04 Certificate of Need appears to do neither for heart bypass surgery 0 None
2012-10-04 Assisted reproduction technology may increase risk of MS activity among women 0 None
2012-10-04 SpineSmith receives U.S. patent for VisuALIF lumbar interbody device 0 None
2012-10-03 Haploidentical bone marrow transplants for sickle cell disease: an interview with Dr. Javier Bolaños Meade 1 5
2012-10-03 Rising rates of obesity lead to increases in bariatric surgery 0 None
2012-10-03 NYU Langone completes robotic surgery education sessions 0 None
2012-10-03 New insights on mechanisms involved in regeneration of insulin-producing cells 0 None
2012-10-03 Water diffusion measurements with MRI could decrease false-positive breast cancer results, biopsies 0 None
2012-10-03 New positively-charged nanoparticles can be useful MRI agents to monitor transplanted islet cells 0 None
2012-10-03 Study investigates time-dependent efficacy of hUCB MNCs after experimental brain ischemia 0 None
2012-10-03 UCSF to create first implantable device for patients with kidney failure 1 None
2012-10-03 Experimental stem cell treatment improves vision in blind mice 0 None
2012-10-02 Novel therapy shows promise in treating multiple myeloma following stem cell transplants 1 None
2012-10-02 Anemia now confirmed as risk factor for illness and even death following cardiac surgery 0 None
2012-10-02 Hip resurfacing prone to early failure 0 None
2012-10-02 Rotator cuff anchor launched by DePuy Mitek 0 None
2012-10-01 Five prominent surgeons receive Honorary Fellowship from ACS 0 None
2012-10-01 Death rates after surgery: an interview with Dr Rupert Pearse 0 4
2012-09-29 Nearly 20% of people develop PTSD symptoms after low back fusion surgery 0 None
2012-09-29 JAAD to publish Sensus Healthcare’s superficial radiotherapy study on non melanoma skin cancer 0 None
2012-09-29 Mount Sinai surgeon offers tips to prevent prostate cancer 0 None
2012-09-29 FDA approves Boston Scientific’s S-ICD system to treat sudden cardiac arrest 0 None
2012-09-29 ACS honors world-leader in robotic prostate surgery with 2012 Community Partner Award 0 None
2012-09-29 Cameron Health receives FDA approval for subcutaneous implantable defibrillator system 0 None
2012-09-29 FDA approves Globus Medical’s SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc 0 None
2012-09-29 Research roundup: Saving money with hospital observation units, total knee replacement rates skyrocketing, Medicare patients and antibiotic overuse 0 None
2012-09-28 Optics Express publishes new paper on smart micromanipulation aided robotic-surgical tool 0 None
2012-09-28 Most Canadians view financial incentives for deceased kidney donation to be acceptable 0 None
2012-09-28 Researchers discover way to detect and eliminate troublemaking stem cells 0 None
2012-09-28 Researchers reduce life-threatening complication of stem cell transplants in mice with leukemia 0 None
2012-09-28 Thymus tissue, iPSCS and liver cells can thrive in lymph nodes 0 None
2012-09-28 Loyola offers corrective surgeries for adults with strabismus 1 None
2012-09-28 Conditionally reprogrammed cells help identify effective therapy for HPV-positive RRP 0 None
2012-09-28 ACS, AGS issue new guidelines for pre-operative care of elderly patients 0 None
2012-09-28 Boston Scientific receives CE MARK approval for Vercise DBS to treat Parkinson's 1 None
2012-09-28 RTI Biologics donates BioSet RT Allograft Paste implants to CURE International 0 None
2012-09-28 Recovery from single-site laparoscopy is less painful for kidney cancer patients 0 None
2012-09-28 Private Healthcare Australia grants reimbursement code to IDEV’s SUPERA stent 0 None
2012-09-27 Hydroxyapatite coating on bone grafts may increase likelihood of successful implants 0 None
2012-09-27 Report illustrates safety and efficacy of transoral robotic surgery for supraglottic laryngectomy 0 None
2012-09-27 Scientists discover 12 genetic markers for ED in prostate cancer patients after radiotherapy 0 None
2012-09-27 STENTYS announces European commercial release of new Self-Apposing stent technology 0 None
2012-09-27 Stealth Therapeutics announces first implantation of Invisiport device 0 None
2012-09-27 Study finds increase in number of total knee replacements among U.S. Medicare population 0 None
2012-09-27 Loyola now offers sacral nerve stimulation for patients with fecal incontinence 0 None
2012-09-27 Henry Ford Hospital opens new Center for Cancer Surgery 0 None
2012-09-27 CTCA at Midwestern named Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence 0 5
2012-09-27 Antibiotic therapy can effectively treat acute appendicitis 0 None
2012-09-26 Dexamethasone use during tonsillectomy not associated with excessive bleeding in children 0 None
2012-09-26 High concentrations of inhaled oxygen during and after cancer surgery may increase risk of death 0 None
2012-09-26 HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer patients have more rapid and robust radiation-therapy response 0 None
2012-09-26 STAAR Surgical to participate in 88th Congress of the Society of Spanish Ophthalmologists 0 None
2012-09-26 MHI cardiologists use Montreal technology to treat atrial fibrillation 0 None
2012-09-25 UH Case Medical Center offers per-oral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia 0 None
2012-09-25 Surgical removal of prostate cancer linked to anxiety, poor sexual satisfaction and depression 0 None
2012-09-25 Study unlocks secrets in bone marrow that could lead to improved treatments for colitis, Crohn's 0 None
2012-09-24 Study reveals potential of NIR spectral imaging for intra-operative skin flap assessment 0 5
2012-09-24 Astellas seeks FDA approval for tacrolimus NDA for prophylaxis of organ rejection 0 None
2012-09-24 Ziehm Imaging offers OR tables from Stille for vascular surgery 0 None
2012-09-24 FDA clears Teleflex’s ARROW FlexBlock continuous peripheral nerve block catheter 0 None
2012-09-24 PTEN inhibitor can trigger growth of small eggs 0 1
2012-09-24 Boston Scientific receives regulatory approval to market RELIANCE 4-FRONT in Europe and Asia 0 None
2012-09-24 Even partially matched bone marrow transplants can eliminate sickle cell disease in some patients 0 5
2012-09-24 Disparities prevail in surgical management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer 0 None
2012-09-24 London-led research looks at data that shows decline in post-anaesthetic deaths 0 None
2012-09-24 No ‘July phenomenon’ for patients undergoing neurosurgery at teaching hospitals 0 None
2012-09-24 NeuroTouch system provides 3-d graphics and tactile feedback during brain cancer surgery 0 None
2012-09-24 Bilateral cochlear implants may restore binaural sound processing in the brain 0 None
2012-09-24 Radioactive iodine should only be used in treatment of some patients with papillary thyroid cancer 0 None
2012-09-21 No evidence for added benefits of spinal manipulation for acute lower back pain 0 None
2012-09-21 Adding missing protein to infertile human sperm can 'kick-start' its ability to fertilise eggs 0 None
2012-09-21 Adult stem cell therapy may benefit COPD patients 0 2.9
2012-09-21 Partially-matched bone marrow transplants can eliminate sickle cell disease in some patients 0 None
2012-09-21 FDA clears Smiths Medical's safety system for epidural anaesthesia injection 0 None
2012-09-21 Partially-matched bone marrow transplants can eliminate sickle cell disease in some patients 0 None
2012-09-21 Worldwide improvements in survival rates after general anesthetic 0 None
2012-09-21 Death rates after surgery found to be too optimistic 0 None
2012-09-21 N.Y. Times examines why many kidneys available for transplant are discarded 0 None
2012-09-21 Scientists describe development of tantalum nanotube materials 0 None
2012-09-21 Study of spinal injury data may help surgeons treat injured soldiers or civilians 0 None
2012-09-20 Study: 46% of living kidney transplant donor recipients are minorities 0 None
2012-09-20 New 3D endoscope at UMDNJ-The University Hospital can treat complex neurosurgical diseases 0 None
2012-09-20 Hip implants are more likely to fail in obese people due to thigh size 0 None
2012-09-20 Enrollment complete in Gamida Cell’s NiCord Phase I/II trial for hematological malignancies 0 None
2012-09-20 Study examines association of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery with weight loss, diabetes mellitus 0 None
2012-09-19 Loyola study to evaluate whether transcranial magnetic stimulation can help people with tinnitus 0 5
2012-09-19 Bariatric surgery reduces long-term risk of diabetes by over 80 % among people with obesity 0 None
2012-09-19 FDA clears Aptus’ HeliFX Aortic Securement System 0 None
2012-09-19 Tranexamic acid: an interview with Prof Ian Roberts 0 None
2012-09-18 Cedars-Sinai symposium to discuss latest findings on stem cell treatments for diabetes, eye diseases 0 None
2012-09-18 EmbryoScope Time-lapse system identifies abnormal development events in embryos 0 None
2012-09-18 Apixaban offers minor added benefit for adult patients after hip replacement 0 None
2012-09-18 Bariatric surgery reduces long-term risk of diabetes by over 80% among people with obesity 0 None
2012-09-18 Cognitive training helps to significantly reduce coronary bypass postoperative complications 0 None
2012-09-18 Sentara Heart Hospital performs first innovative Atrial Fibrillation procedure 0 None
2012-09-17 New test to assess viral load of cytomegalovirus 0 None
2012-09-15 Alzheimer's pathology might be increased in patients after surgery and anesthesia 0 None
2012-09-15 Biocompatibles, Philips to develop new treatment protocol for trans-arterial embolization 0 None
2012-09-15 Study compares transcrestal techniques for maxillary sinus floor elevation 0 None
2012-09-15 CBH first hospital in Central Kentucky to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement 0 None
2012-09-14 Three Penn State scientists receive Golden Goose Award for pioneering research 0 None
2012-09-14 Study examines link between SES and access to lung transplantation in adult CF patients 0 None
2012-09-13 Geisinger Health System acquires Renaissance from Mazor Robotics 0 None
2012-09-13 Four new studies on the treatment of early breast cancer 0 None
2012-09-13 University of Maryland study findings advance navel nephrectomy as standard of care 0 None
2012-09-13 Resuscitation after cardiac arrest: an interview with Zach Goldberger 1 None
2012-09-13 AtriCure receives FDA approval for surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation 0 None
2012-09-13 Potentially worrisome weight gains following tonsillectomy occur mostly in children under 6 0 None
2012-09-12 Serious gaming can enhance surgical skills 0 5
2012-09-12 Ethnicity, race affect likelihood of finding suitable unrelated stem cell donors for cancer patients 0 None
2012-09-12 HSS receives NFL grant for research into platelet-rich plasma and stem cells 0 None
2012-09-12 New model reveals how immune system functions under conditions of neutropenia 0 None
2012-09-11 FDA clears Covidien’s LigaSure technology for ENT procedures 0 None
2012-09-11 DATATRAK announces technology and services agreement with Bellicum 0 None
2012-09-11 CHLA, House Research Institute and University of Verona to advance ABI use in children 0 None
2012-09-11 Blood flow simulation tools can test and optimize Berlin Heart design 0 None
2012-09-11 Pediatric pain: An interview with Lori Kozlowski 0 5
2012-09-11 MicroRNA-145 gene therapy can drastically reduce severity and progression of atherosclerosis 0 None
2012-09-11 Cardiac stem cells from newborns show stronger regenerative ability 0 None
2012-09-10 More patients gain weight after joint replacement surgery 1 None
2012-09-10 Florida Hospital Tampa adopts FDA approved Trevo Pro Clot Retriever 0 None
2012-09-10 Women at increased risk of adverse outcomes after surgery for moyamoya disease 0 None
2012-09-10 Concussion: an interview with Dr Rob Reid 0 None
2012-09-10 Novel surgical technique removes invasive facial tumor, recreates functional lower jaw and mouth 0 None
2012-09-10 Tight blood sugar control does not benefit pediatric patients undergoing heart surgery 0 None
2012-09-10 Cedars-Sinai receives CIRM grant to continue study of stem cell therapy for heart disease 0 None
2012-09-10 UC Irvine receives CIRM grant to advance stem cell-based treatments for AD, retinitis pigmentosa 5 2.7
2012-09-07 Clemson’s bioengineering senior design team wins NCIIA BMEStart competition for AssureFit 0 None
2012-09-07 Biopsies may misdiagnose eosinophilic esophagitis 0 None
2012-09-07 Married patients with locally advanced lung cancer likely to survive longer after treatment 0 None
2012-09-07 Capsules: Study: Decision aids show promise in reducing medical procedures 0 None
2012-09-07 People with kidney stones more likely to need dialysis or transplant later in life 0 None
2012-09-07 PCI after lung cancer treatment reduces risk of brain metastases in stage III NSCLC patients 0 None
2012-09-07 Study finds excellent outcomes for patients with acute liver failure after LDLT 0 None
2012-09-07 Race, marital status can impact survival rates of patients with Stage III non-small cell lung cancer 0 None
2012-09-07 Q Therapeutics licenses Neuralstem's Spinal Cord Delivery Platform and Floating Cannula 0 None
2012-09-06 Estech introduces COBRA Fusion ablation system 0 None
2012-09-06 Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals performs 500th Whipple procedure 0 None
2012-09-06 Antibiotics: facts and fictions: an interview with Dr Philippa Binns, clinical adviser at NPS MedicineWise 1 4.8
2012-09-06 Chemotherapy increases risk of mild cognitive deficits in breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-09-06 Patients at hospitals with longer resuscitation attempts have higher survival rates 0 None
2012-09-06 Study sheds new light on why most bone marrow transplant patients suffer acute GVHD 0 None
2012-09-06 Endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms has low rate of complications 0 None
2012-09-05 European regulators approve Surefire Infusion System for chemo- and radioembolization procedures 0 None
2012-09-05 Longer resuscitation could be beneficial after in-hospital cardiac arrest 0 None
2012-09-05 OptiMedica Catalys Precision Laser System for creating corneal incisions receives FDA 510(k) clearance 0 None
2012-09-03 VIDA releases Apollo 1.2 SaaS for endobronchial emphysema treatment 0 None
2012-09-03 ImThera Medical announces results from targeted hypoglossal neurostimulation study on OSA 0 None
2012-09-03 Gene therapy approach restores ability to smell in mouse model of congenital anosmia 1 None
2012-09-03 Scientists restore sense of smell in mice through gene therapy 0 None
2012-09-01 Nurses, midwives can safely perform abortions, review of evidence suggests 0 None
2012-09-01 Justice department asks for review of questionable defibrillator surgeries 0 None
2012-09-01 Targeted intervention improves safety of MRI scans for children with sickle cell disease 0 None
2012-09-01 Some smaller clots may not require potentially risky treatment 0 None
2012-09-01 UI Hospital surgeons perform first robotic-assisted kidney transplant and sleeve gastrectomy 0 None
2012-09-01 Study assesses post-coronary artery bypass graft surgery atrial fibrillation and long-term survival 0 None
2012-09-01 Stanford engineers demonstrate feasibility of super-small, implantable cardiac device 0 None
2012-08-31 The safety of trainee surgeons: an interview with Prof Calvin Coffey 0 3.7
2012-08-31 Non-pain-related factors predict long-term opioid use after surgery 0 None
2012-08-31 Renal artery stent revascularization reduces blood pressure in patients with severe hypertension 0 5
2012-08-31 New antibacterial coating on surgical sutures effectively reduces infections 0 None
2012-08-30 Removing entire pancreas does not result in unmanageable diabetes in patients with cancer 0 4
2012-08-30 EHRA White Book reports on current status of arrhythmia treatments in 54 ESC member countries 0 None
2012-08-30 Octogenarians have better survival rates following heart valve surgery 0 None
2012-08-30 Heart Rhythm Society, ECAS and EHRA develop 2012 expert consensus statement on AF ablation 0 None
2012-08-29 Study finds decline in 30-day mortality of acute myocardial infarction with improved treatment 0 None
2012-08-29 Omitting aspirin leads to less bleedings but does not increase risk of stent thrombosis, MI 0 None
2012-08-29 Anova Cancer Care to participate in CyberKnife research study 0 None
2012-08-29 Deep-brain stimulation may stop uncontrollable shaking in patients with Parkinson's 0 None
2012-08-29 Novelos expects to submit CLR1502 IND with FDA for non-invasive tumor imaging 0 None
2012-08-29 FFR-guided PCI plus medical therapy reduce need for urgent revascularization in CAD patients 0 None
2012-08-29 Catheter ablation for Afib is safe and suppresses arrhythmia recurrences 0 None
2012-08-29 Ultra-fast 320-detector CT scanner can accurately diagnose arterial blockages 0 None
2012-08-29 St. Jude’s EnligHTN renal denervation system safe and effective in treating resistant hypertension 0 None
2012-08-28 Study raises cautionary note about preferential use of endovascular technique for ruptured AAA 0 None
2012-08-28 Transcatheter renal denervation reduces blood pressure in real world patients 0 None
2012-08-28 Heart healthy lifestyle could avoid up to 400 cardiac events and 200 deaths in Swedish PCI patients 0 None
2012-08-28 Global platelet reactivity effectively identifies ACS patients at high risk of ischemic events 0 None
2012-08-28 Rural and urban areas equally likely to receive endovascular aneurysm repair care 0 None
2012-08-28 American Academy of Pediatrics says circumcision benefits outweigh risks 2 None
2012-08-28 Major decline in early mortality for STEMI patients: French registries 0 None
2012-08-28 Positive results from CardioKinetix’s Parachute device clinical trial on ischemic heart failure 0 None
2012-08-28 Renal denervation regenerates blood vessels and could reduce cardiovascular events 0 None
2012-08-28 Patients with severe aortic stenosis can profit from TAVI procedure 0 None
2012-08-28 Researchers develop glue mixture that may reduce risks after laser vision correction surgery 0 None
2012-08-28 Postoperative complications lead to hospital readmissions among general surgery patients 0 None
2012-08-28 Spinal cord stimulation could become novel treatment option for heart failure 0 None
2012-08-28 Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation and partners applaud Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day 0 None
2012-08-28 Personalized antiplatelet treatment leads to better outcomes in patients undergoing PCI 0 None
2012-08-28 Leg compressions after stroke appear to trigger natural protective mechanisms that reduce damage 0 None
2012-08-28 America Stem Cell commences ASC-101 Phase I/II study in hematologic malignancies 0 None
2012-08-27 Blockade Medical's Barricade Coil System successfully treats patients with aneurysms 0 None
2012-08-27 Women with severe aortic stenosis less likely to die following TAVI 0 None
2012-08-27 Diaverum plans to increase peritoneal dialysis use among patients with ESRD 0 None
2012-08-27 Renal denervation leads to better outcomes than standard drug treatment in patients with AHF 0 None
2012-08-27 Regulating microbes could help prevent diseases associated with obesity 0 None
2012-08-27 Renal denervation improves depression, QOL and stress in patients with resistant hypertension 0 None
2012-08-27 Renal denervation safe and effective in patients with treatment resistant hypertension 0 None
2012-08-27 New blood test can predict which heart failure patients would benefit from ICDs 0 None
2012-08-26 Creighton University research to improve patient care and outcomes in CAD treatment 0 None
2012-08-26 Parachute device improves outcomes in patients with ischemic heart failure 0 None
2012-08-24 State Senator honors UCLA lung transplant doctors during special ceremony 1 2.7
2012-08-24 Pre-emptive therapy better than valacyclovir prophylaxis in treating CMV in transplant recipients 0 None
2012-08-24 Racial differences persist in prostate cancer surgical care 0 None
2012-08-24 AcelRx commences third ARX-01 Phase 3 study in post-operative pain 0 None
2012-08-23 Agenda now available for Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics symposium 0 None
2012-08-23 'ESASO Course Series’ for ophthalmologists 0 None
2012-08-23 Diabetes risk may be higher in childhood cancer survivors who received radiotherapy 0 None
2012-08-23 Blood clotting treatment algorithms help decrease transfusion requirements in cardiac surgery patients 0 None
2012-08-22 Trainee surgeons in operations is safe according to new study 0 None
2012-08-22 ASPS launches campaign to educate women about available breast reconstruction options 0 None
2012-08-22 Chemotherapy during pregnancy: an interview with Professor Sibylle Loibl 0 5
2012-08-22 Radiation therapy alone no longer the best choice for early follicular lymphoma 0 None
2012-08-22 Study: Declining rates of circumcisions among infants could drive up health care costs 0 None
2012-08-22 Clinical trial to test whether fecal transplantation is effective in treating relapsing C. difficile 1 None
2012-08-22 Arteriocyte receives NIH grant for use of NANEX platform in bone marrow transplant 0 None
2012-08-22 Endovascular brachytherapy may safely and effectively treat femoropopliteal in-stent stenosis 0 None
2012-08-22 Research explores impact of radiotherapy in older women with low risk of breast cancer recurrence 0 None
2012-08-22 FDA clears Covalon’s SurgiClear antimicrobial silicone adhesive film dressing 0 None
2012-08-21 Innovative Therapies forum focuses on topics across wound care settings, surgical disciplines 0 None
2012-08-21 HemoSep device significantly reduces need for blood transfusions during major surgeries 0 None
2012-08-21 Declining rates of circumcision in US infant males could add billions to health care costs 3 None
2012-08-21 Bonovo’s first PEEK lateral interbody fusion cage now available in China 0 None
2012-08-21 Children's Medical Center to broadcast two corrective bladder surgeries live on the internet 0 None
2012-08-21 Portable Micro-Plasma Device may help repair skin after laser surgery 0 None
2012-08-21 Studies raise possibility of new DBS approaches to treat obesity 0 None
2012-08-21 Acupuncture could save treatment costs and offer viable alternative to knee replacement surgery 0 None
2012-08-20 FDA approves InSightec's ExAblate Neuro system clinical trial for tremor dominant Parkinson's Disease 1 5
2012-08-20 Abbott's XIENCE Xpedition Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System receives CE Mark in Europe 0 None
2012-08-20 GORE Hybrid Vascular Graft receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2012-08-18 Data from new survey shows wide variation in access to primary PCI 0 None
2012-08-18 Bariatric surgery improves overall quality of life for people with obesity 0 1
2012-08-18 AHCA approves Cleveland Clinic Florida applications for heart, liver and kidney transplant services 0 None
2012-08-18 New patient survey shows improved quality of decisions about herniated disc surgery 0 None
2012-08-17 Diabetes Research Institute to receive JDRF-HCT grant for islet encapsulation study 0 None
2012-08-17 Researchers identify molecular and protein signatures that predict HCV virus-induced liver injury 0 None
2012-08-17 Johns Hopkins undergraduates invent disposable suturing tool 0 None
2012-08-16 Pregnant women who undergo chemotherapy do not appear to increase their baby’s risk of complications 0 None
2012-08-16 Surgeons perform two TAVR procedures at Toledo Hospital 0 None
2012-08-16 U.S. FDA warns of post-surgery codeine deaths in children 0 None
2012-08-16 Radiosensitivity molecular signature can lead to better radiation therapy decisions for breast cancer 0 None
2012-08-16 Malignant mesothelioma diagnosis with an E-nose: an interview with Associate Professor Deborah Yates, UNSW 0 None
2012-08-16 UCLA performs first transcatheter aortic valve replacement using new device 0 None
2012-08-16 Technion researchers build pancreatic tissue with insulin-secreting cells to treat diabetes 0 None
2012-08-16 Cancer patients with xerostomia can benefit from regenerative research 0 None
2012-08-15 Deep brain stimulation has important role in treating severe Tourette’s 0 None
2012-08-15 Nonsurgical circumcision device for adults to be tested in Africa 0 None
2012-08-15 PPMC earns Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee joint replacement services 0 None
2012-08-15 Early stage breast cancer in older women: an interview with Dr. Benjamin Smith 0 3
2012-08-15 Trial to test efficacy of NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System in people with Lou Gehrig's disease 0 None
2012-08-15 Neurostimulator a significant step in treating sleep apnea 1 None
2012-08-13 Radiation therapy following lumpectomy may benefit older, early-stage breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-08-13 Radiation after lumpectomy helps prevent need for subsequent mastectomy in older women with early stage breast cancer 0 None
2012-08-12 Guidebook for surgeons dealing with head and neck neoplasms 0 None
2012-08-10 Fat transfers may benefit patients after breast reconstructive surgery 0 None
2012-08-10 New technology for healthcare based on aviation security system 0 None
2012-08-09 Organ donation: an interview with David Shaw 0 2
2012-08-09 Herceptin® could potentially be delivered via a standard injection 0 None
2012-08-09 Study identifies a switch in cells that may help to kill tumors with heat 0 None
2012-08-09 Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device proves effective and life-saving 0 None
2012-08-09 FDA approves Codman’s MEDSTREAM Programmable Infusion System 1 None
2012-08-08 Omeros completes enrollment in first of two OMS103HP Phase 3 meniscectomy trials 0 None
2012-08-08 HCRI announces successful completion of randomization in DAPT Study 0 None
2012-08-08 HCA faces scrutiny about medical necessity of some cardiac procedures done at some hospitals 0 None
2012-08-08 Organ donation wishes should not be allowed to be vetoed by families says ethicist 0 None
2012-08-08 Risk of arteriovenous malformation bleeding is eight times higher during pregnancy 0 5
2012-08-07 NYUCN professor to investigate efficacy of Acu/Moxa in managing irritable bowel syndrome 0 None
2012-08-07 Mass. reform increases access to hospital care in vulnerable groups 0 None
2012-08-07 Link between cardiac catheterizations and risk of stroke 0 None
2012-08-06 Wellcome Trust grants £1.6 million Translation Award for development of more effective radiotherapy 0 None
2012-08-06 Death risk increases with 'excessive' CABG surgery waiting times 0 None
2012-08-06 Planned cesarean delivery for breech births associated with significantly lower neonatal mortality 0 None
2012-08-06 FDA grants 510(k) clearance to VICTUS Femtosecond Laser Platform 0 None
2012-08-06 Medication reconciliation in hospitals: an interview with Dr. Leonard Feldman 0 None
2012-08-06 Vitamin E total knee replacement performed at Tri-City Medical Center 1 None
2012-08-06 Prior contralateral amputation predicts outcomes after LEB for critical limb ischemia 0 None
2012-08-06 Researchers make major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts 0 None
2012-08-06 Novartis, Penn partner to study and commercialize novel cellular immunotherapies for cancer 0 None
2012-08-06 Human HLA genes are evolving much more rapidly than previously thought 0 5
2012-08-03 Risky prenatal use of steroid to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians 0 None
2012-08-03 Giving antibiotics just before cesarean section prevents infections 0 None
2012-08-03 Study investigates standard practices for insertion and management of urinary catheters 0 None
2012-08-03 Survey results of adoption and implementation of therapeutic hypothermia in hospitals 0 None
2012-08-03 Intraluminal protection device outperforms negative-pressure split septum IV connector 0 None
2012-08-03 Mammography oversold by breast cancer charity 0 None
2012-08-03 UI Hospital implants NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System in a patient with ALS 0 None
2012-08-02 Researchers report one-third cut in the rate of lethal SSIs after colorectal operations 0 None
2012-08-02 Most incidences of shoulder joint instability are due to traumatic contact injuries 0 None
2012-08-02 Cataract surgery reduces rate of fractures in older patients with vision loss 0 None
2012-08-01 Endoscopic vein-graft harvesting technique safe for CABG surgery 0 None
2012-08-01 Researchers develop bioactive coating that actively suppresses brain's immune response 0 None
2012-08-01 Miami Project to Cure Paralysis receives FDA permission to begin Phase 1 trial 1 None
2012-08-01 Pediatric liver transplant recipients have increased risk of death when from obese donors 0 None
2012-08-01 Older Medicare patients have reduced risk of hip fracture following cataract surgery 0 None
2012-08-01 Minimally invasive approach during coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is safe and effective 0 None
2012-08-01 Study aims to raise awareness of nerve transfer surgery among health care providers 0 None
2012-08-01 IL-10 may improve success rates of skin autografts 0 None
2012-07-31 GE Healthcare, Intermountain partner to help reduce radiation dose in CT procedures by 50% 0 None
2012-07-31 InSite Vision commences enrollment in BromSite Phase 3 clinical trial 0 None
2012-07-31 Bloomberg Businessweek examines debate surrounding circumcision 0 None
2012-07-31 Stem cell therapy holds promise for craniofacial bone repair 0 None
2012-07-31 Researchers identify link between complete kidney removal and erectile dysfunction 0 None
2012-07-30 Bathroom scale performs electrocardiograms 0 None
2012-07-30 Grant provides funding for i.v.STATION Robot at Mangiagalli Clinic 0 None
2012-07-30 Promising implications for improving cellular immunotherapy for treatment of cancer 0 None
2012-07-30 Dosimetry data from SalutarisMD episcleral brachytherapy device clinical study on wet AMD 0 None
2012-07-30 Combined approach reduces SSIs by 33% in patients after colorectal procedures 0 None
2012-07-30 Ansell introduces GAMMEX Non-Latex Accelerator-Free Sensitive surgical glove with SENSOPRENE 0 None
2012-07-30 Patients with plantar fasciitis experience less pain and improved QOL after standard radiation therapy 0 None
2012-07-30 Scientists discover new way to combat post-surgical scarring for glaucoma patients 0 None
2012-07-30 Cedars-Sinai to develop stem cell treatments for patients with ALS 0 None
2012-07-28 U of U researchers to develop new prosthetic device for veterans with limb amputations 0 None
2012-07-28 Five physicians receive ASTRO research grants to promote advancement of radiation therapy 0 None
2012-07-27 Ketamine doesn't improve response to ECT for severe depression 0 None
2012-07-27 MEG-MRI combined device for mapping the human brain 0 None
2012-07-27 Orthognathic surgery requires a balancing act in anesthetic technique 0 None
2012-07-27 Bone marrow transplant eradicates traces of HIV in men 0 None
2012-07-27 Treatment with robotic surgery offers dramatic benefit for people with head and neck cancer 0 None
2012-07-26 Study highlights advantages of Baxano's iO-Flex system in performing lumbar spinal decompression 0 None
2012-07-26 Researchers decipher function of β-catenin in generating blood tissue stem cells 0 None
2012-07-26 Child who received first stem cell trachea transplant functioning well two years on 0 None
2012-07-26 Study finds disparities in the assessment of patients for kidney transplant 1 None
2012-07-26 Studies look at surgical site infections and hyperglycemia 0 None
2012-07-25 Increased distribution of neurosurgeons may reduce risk of motor vehicle accident-related deaths 0 None
2012-07-25 New cell regeneration method uses gene therapy to repair bone tissue 0 5
2012-07-25 Study uses photodynamic therapy to ablate cardiac myocytes responsible for arrhythmias 0 None
2012-07-25 Malaria misdiagnosis in parts of Asia 0 None
2012-07-25 New tool uses fluorescence to distinguish cancerous tissue from normal one in low-grade tumors 0 None
2012-07-25 Giving patients a new immune system can cure Crohn's disease 0 None
2012-07-25 Colonoscopy with polypectomy decreases colorectal cancer incidence and mortality 0 None
2012-07-24 Jersey Shore continues to provide outstanding cardiac surgery services 0 None
2012-07-24 Blood flow in blocked arteries to extremities improved by new angioplasty procedure 0 4
2012-07-24 OncoSec announces data from two Phase III trials of OMS ElectroChemotherapy for SCCHN 0 None
2012-07-24 Endoscopy, better tissue sampling required to improve care for patients with oesophageal cancer 0 None
2012-07-24 Study represents new use of bone marrow transplantation 0 None
2012-07-23 InnerSpace Neuro introduces new Tunneled Ventricular Catheter for TBI 0 None
2012-07-23 Berg Pharma initiates BPM 31543 clinical trial for chemotherapy-induced alopecia 0 None
2012-07-23 Positive results from BrainStorm's interim NurOwn stem cell therapy clinical trial for ALS 7 None
2012-07-23 Noted philanthropist to launch mobile eye clinic in North India 0 5
2012-07-21 Many patients may benefit from day 5 embryo biopsy 0 None
2012-07-21 Axial lumbar interbody fusion for two spinal levels may not be effective 0 None
2012-07-20 Montefiore physician to develop tablet computer app for children with cochlear implants 0 3.7
2012-07-20 Low serum albumin associated with higher risk of graft failure in pediatric kidney transplants 1 None
2012-07-20 Sanquin, Baxter enter manufacturing services agreement for plasma therapies 0 None
2012-07-20 Editors of Writer's Web Watch honor Aesthetic Surgery Journal with APEX Award 0 None
2012-07-20 T2Hemostasis provides reliable and rapid results when compared to conventional systems 0 None
2012-07-20 Studies report on therapeutic efficacy of stem cell transplantation in animal models of ALS, SCI 0 None
2012-07-20 Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute offers new TAVR procedure for patients with aortic stenosis 0 None
2012-07-20 TLC announces first Laser Cataract Surgeries to be performed in Canada 0 None
2012-07-20 Blockade Medical’s Barricade Coil System receives CE Mark 0 None
2012-07-19 Primcogent Solutions introduces low level laser therapy for onychomycosis 0 None
2012-07-19 U.S. faces problems tracking cadaver tissue donation 0 None
2012-07-19 Study confirms safety and feasibility of optical coherence tomography in carotid arteries 0 None
2012-07-19 Book details minimum recommended guidelines for radiation oncology practices 0 None
2012-07-19 New procedure can shut down irregular heart rhythms 0 None
2012-07-18 Jade, BioTime sign exclusive sublicense and supply agreement for HyStem 0 None
2012-07-18 Smoking, hepatitis and liver transplantation: An interview with Dr Peter Ghali 0 3.5
2012-07-17 Ferring Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for new colon-cleansing drug 0 None
2012-07-17 UCLA introduces digital and mobile technology to make more effective neurosurgical training 0 None
2012-07-17 VHVI now offers new minimally invasive, catheter-based approach to dissolve pulmonary embolism 0 None
2012-07-17 Introducing missing gene could help extend lives of patients with SMA 0 None
2012-07-17 U.S. FDA clears Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance platform 0 None
2012-07-17 Pulsed-dye laser tool improves appearance, texture and elasticity of burn scars 0 None
2012-07-16 FDA clears TMI’s Glider PTCA balloon catheter 0 None
2012-07-16 St. Joseph Hospital initiates enrollment in Medtronic’s SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial for hypertension 0 None
2012-07-16 New surgical technique may repair common, painful hip condition in elite athletes 0 None
2012-07-16 Novel way to monitor real-time chemical changes in brains of patients undergoing DBS 0 None
2012-07-16 PRP therapy safe and effective method of treatment for athletes with cartilage tears 0 None
2012-07-16 Patients undergoing repeat ACL surgery are unlikely to return to prior activity levels 0 None
2012-07-16 Rehabilitation after rotator cuff surgery may be partially to blame for high rates of failed healing 0 None
2012-07-14 Study shows little connection between onset of OA and single or double bundle surgery 0 None
2012-07-14 New noninvasive imaging technique may help detect heart transplant rejection in children 0 None
2012-07-14 Health risks of egg donation for young females 0 None
2012-07-14 AHA statement addresses varied cardiac evaluation and management of transplant patients 0 None
2012-07-13 Study demonstrates superiority of AE technique for ACL reconstruction in children 0 None
2012-07-13 Preventable hospital deaths: around 12,000 in England each year 0 None
2012-07-13 Breast cancer patients who undergo breast conserving surgery often have a reoperation 0 None
2012-07-12 Smokers at risk for recurrent hepatitis post-liver transplantation 0 None
2012-07-12 Pressure Point develops 72 hour low-cost dermal device to effectively reduce PONV 0 None
2012-07-12 Maraviroc reduces incidence of GvHD in blood cancer patients after bone marrow transplantation 0 None
2012-07-12 Scientists capture high-quality images of immune cell trafficking in a beating heart 0 None
2012-07-12 Manipulating retinal recipient microenvironment impacts photoreceptor cell transplantation 0 None
2012-07-12 Nonsurgical treatment may be more beneficial for baseball players with SLAP tears 0 None
2012-07-12 Eschar-derived cells may be used for tissue engineering 0 None
2012-07-12 Effective therapies to reduce perioperative morbidity and mortality remain elusive 0 None
2012-07-11 BWH performs New England's first implant of SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart 0 None
2012-07-11 Enrollment complete in Terumo's MISAGO Self-expanding Stent trial 0 None
2012-07-11 Chemotherapy improves survival for patients with periampullary cancer following resection 0 None
2012-07-11 Euthanasia and assisted suicide rates in the Netherlands comparable to rates before legalisation 0 None
2012-07-11 Study investigates effect of SwabCap in catheter maintenance bundle 0 None
2012-07-10 K2M expands biologics portfolio 0 5
2012-07-10 New blood sugar monitor works better than conventional methods 0 None
2012-07-10 Vertebroplasty can benefit patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures 0 None
2012-07-10 PENTAX Medical introduces EG-3270UK endoscope 0 5
2012-07-10 Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery induces changes in the gut microbiota 0 None
2012-07-10 UTSMC could play key role in operating a proton therapy center for North Texas 0 None
2012-07-09 Special surface coating for stents to keep them in place 0 None
2012-07-09 BioView, ScreenCell enter collaboration agreement for imaging of CTC 0 None
2012-07-09 Stroke Telemedicine: An interview with Séamus Watson 0 5
2012-07-09 Cook Medical receives FDA clearance for Evolution Colonic Controlled-Release Stent 0 None
2012-07-09 Novel system to treat hair loss receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2012-07-09 Spacelabs receives FDA 510(k) clearance for Blease900 Ventilator 0 None
2012-07-09 ReDent Nova reaches new global agreement with Henry Schein 0 None
2012-07-09 FDA approves Capricor’s IND application for myocardial infarction study 0 None
2012-07-09 Sectioning of bone as a specialist histology specimen 0 None
2012-07-09 Novel gene therapy approach may treat dysferlinopathies 0 None
2012-07-07 Robot assists in complex uro surgery for pediatric patient 0 None
2012-07-07 Cystic fibrosis patient receives generous 'gift of life' 0 None
2012-07-07 Safe optimal concentration of propolis against radiation-induced damage 0 None
2012-07-06 NYU Langone completes first year of robotic mitral valve repair program 0 None
2012-07-06 Simulated training improves performance of surgical residents in OR 0 None
2012-07-06 NewYork-Presbyterian/WCMC first in N.Y. City to offer INTRABEAM radiotherapy 0 None
2012-07-06 New class of injectable materials can stimulate tissue regeneration 0 None
2012-07-06 First robot-assisted distal pancreatectomy performed at TJUH 0 None
2012-07-06 Roche receives FDA approval for CMV viral load test 0 None
2012-07-06 Obesity increases risk of AKI following cardiac surgery 0 None
2012-07-06 Paralympic medicine: challenges and rewards 0 None
2012-07-06 Aneurysm rescreening for high risk men should be considered 0 None
2012-07-05 Preventing post-operative delirium may improve recovery of cognitive ability in cardiac patients 0 None
2012-07-05 Single dose breast cancer treatment helps forego 6-7 week radiation regimen 0 None
2012-07-04 Vitrolife's EmbryoGlue medium increases implantation and pregnancy rates 0 None
2012-07-04 Italy's first successful pregnancy and delivery following transplantation of ovarian tissue 0 None
2012-07-04 SET policy reduces risk of perinatal mortality in IVF and ICSI infants 0 None
2012-07-04 High coffee consumption appears to reduce clinical pregnancy rate by 50% 0 None
2012-07-04 FDA approves Abbott’s Healon EndoCoat OVD device 0 None
2012-07-03 PGD for breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible 0 None
2012-07-03 Researchers report positive effects of ibuprofen on bone repair after fracture or surgery 0 None
2012-07-03 Surgeons with their own views perform quick and accurate laparoscopic procedure 0 None
2012-07-03 Women with higher intake of dietary saturated fats have fewer mature oocytes available for IVF 0 None
2012-07-03 Wright Medical launches ORTHOLOC 3Di Plating System for foot and ankle surgery 0 None
2012-07-02 'Adaptive' clinical trials now being planned at U-M, other sites 0 None
2012-07-02 Transcranial direct current stimulation can enhance outcome of swallowing therapy for post-stroke dysphagia 0 None
2012-07-02 Teleflex PICC receives FDA 510(k) clearance for central venous pressure monitoring 0 None
2012-07-02 Safer alternative to experimental gene therapy against HIV infection 0 None
2012-07-02 European collaboration to design a biomimetic bioartificial liver 0 None
2012-07-02 Study reinforces CT colonography as a viable option for Medicare-aged patients 0 None
2012-07-02 New volumetric functional MRI scan figures out beneficiaries of chemotherapy in liver cancer patients 0 None
2012-06-30 Under-performance of small bowel biopsy a major reason behind underdiagnosis of celiac disease 0 None
2012-06-30 Textile cooling pads to prevent neurological damage after successful resuscitation 0 None
2012-06-30 Shorter regimen of radiotherapy safe for noninvasive breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-06-30 Rate of small bowel biopsy is low in the U.S. 1 None
2012-06-29 UCSD surgeon first in the U.S. to implant new FDA-approved LINX for GERD 0 None
2012-06-29 Ovarian grafts can produce hormones for more than 7 years 0 None
2012-06-29 Massive study outlines success for assisted reproductive technology 0 None
2012-06-29 Brolex announces C SAFE medical device now in distribution channels globally 0 None
2012-06-29 Benefits of complementary and alternative medicine for back pain 0 None
2012-06-29 Senior citizens report fewer visual impairment problems than their counterparts 0 None
2012-06-29 FSS’ FlexStent Iliac system receives CE Mark 0 None
2012-06-28 UCLA Heart Transplant Program performs 2,000th heart transplant surgery 0 None
2012-06-28 UI Health first in the Midwest to offer LenSx femtosecond laser for cataract patients 0 None
2012-06-28 Prevalence of significant CAD in patients with chest pain symptoms is lower than expected in Europe 0 None
2012-06-28 Scientists transplant stem cells from patients with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy into mice 0 None
2012-06-28 Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma can be treated without radiation and intensive chemotherapy 0 None
2012-06-28 Scientists reverse diabetes in mice using stem cells 0 None
2012-06-27 Implantable sensor technology and cartilage scaffolding systems for bone and joint repair 0 None
2012-06-27 Obese patients with appendix less likely to have complications after minimally invasive procedure 0 None
2012-06-27 Patient registry yields new data that is crucial for early diagnosis and treatment of FMD 0 None
2012-06-27 Jin Shin Jyutsu improves side effects of cancer treatment 0 None
2012-06-27 New approach improves survival in patients with inoperable complex pancreatic adenocarcinoma 0 None
2012-06-27 SIR/TAC combination more effective in preventing GVHD after allogeneic blood cell transplantation 0 None
2012-06-27 ESCs and iPSCs demonstrate similar survival and neural differentiation capabilities 0 None
2012-06-27 New video article describes novel procedure that can monitor brain function 0 None
2012-06-27 RXi Pharmaceuticals initiates RXI-109 Phase 1 trial to reduce surgical scars 0 None
2012-06-27 HemoGenix receives first Master File Number from FDA CBER for HALO-96 PQR 0 1
2012-06-26 MRI scans determine whether chemotherapy is working long before tumors shrink 0 None
2012-06-26 World-renowned pediatric cardiac surgeon performs 10,000th milestone operation 0 None
2012-06-26 Most adolescents undergoing evaluation for bariatric surgery are deficient in vitamin D 0 None
2012-06-26 Clinical trial to examine functional benefits of combined therapy against stroke 0 None
2012-06-26 Targeted delivery of therapeutic gene can effectively treat Pompe disease 0 5
2012-06-26 Glaukos receives FDA approval for iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent System 0 None
2012-06-26 LLUMC suggests check list with six key attributes for successful proton therapy treatment 0 5
2012-06-26 Amgen launches Chemotherapy: Myths or Facts campaign for cancer patients 1 None
2012-06-26 Type 2 diabetes often reverses after modified weight loss surgery 0 None
2012-06-26 Clinical study to examine retrograde tibiopedal interventional approach for CLI 0 None
2012-06-25 Enrollment commences in Stealth Peptides' Bendavia Phase II clinical study for acute STEMI 0 None
2012-06-25 New test can identify low-risk thyroid nodules and reduce unnecessary surgeries 0 None
2012-06-25 Afirma gene expression test can reduce unnecessary thyroid cancer surgeries 0 None
2012-06-25 Early gastric bypass surgery improves durability of remission of Type 2 diabetes 0 None
2012-06-25 Mount Sinai offers transoral robotic surgery for sleep apnea treatment 1 None
2012-06-25 NIH awards Sirnaomics SBIR grant for developing STP705 siRNA wound healing product 0 None
2012-06-25 Cell-free, biodegradable artery graft improves coronary artery bypass surgeries 0 None
2012-06-23 GI Dynamics announces clinical data about EndoBarrier Therapy at ASMBS meeting 0 None
2012-06-23 GMCSF linked with rapid cognitive recovery in patients with cancer 0 None
2012-06-23 Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can increase risk of alcohol-use disorders 0 None
2012-06-23 Scientists recommend new type of therapeutic approach to dementia 0 None
2012-06-23 CARHY announces comprehensive hematopoietic stem cell transplant service 1 None
2012-06-23 AIO first in the Pittsburgh area to offer laser surgery for cataract removal 0 None
2012-06-23 Natural language processing programs can help measure colonoscopy quality 0 None
2012-06-23 Wake Forest Baptist researchers achieve early milestone in lab-engineered kidney project 0 None
2012-06-23 FDA advisory panel issues positive opinion for Dune's MarginProbe System 0 3
2012-06-22 ATS task force recommends annual lung cancer screening using LDCT 0 None
2012-06-22 Structured exercise programmes benefit lung transplant patients 0 None
2012-06-22 North Shore-LIJ installs new imaging technology that uses lower radiation doses for CT scans 0 None
2012-06-22 Mid-urethral sling may reduce risk of urinary incontinence after surgery 0 None
2012-06-22 Iroko announces results from diclofenac Phase 3 study on post-surgical pain 0 None
2012-06-22 DBS can improve muscle symptoms in patients with Parkinson's 0 None
2012-06-21 Midurethral slings can prevent pre-operative urinary incontinence in women with vaginal prolapse 0 None
2012-06-21 Gracilis muscle flap an effective treatment for facial paralysis in patients with NF2 1 None
2012-06-21 First study to demonstrate long-term and sustained cardiac benefit for patients after gastric bypass 0 None
2012-06-21 Largest study to examine impact of gastric sleeve surgery on pre-transplant obese patients 0 None
2012-06-21 African-Americans and males lose significant weight after gastric bypass surgery 0 None
2012-06-21 Bariatric surgery can remit or prevent diabetic nephropathy in obese patients 0 None
2012-06-21 Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy safer than bariatric and metabolic surgery 0 4.3
2012-06-21 Tinkering with p190RhoGAP molecule shapes development of cardiac stem cells 0 3
2012-06-21 Study tests link between anesthesia type, complications and mortality after hip fracture surgery 0 None
2012-06-21 Deep brain stimulation remains an effective treatment for Parkinson's 0 None
2012-06-20 Bariatric surgery improves kidney function in severely obese patients with CKD 0 None
2012-06-20 Large proportions of European coronary patients do not benefit from cardiac rehabilitation services 0 None
2012-06-20 Bariatric procedure increases risk of alcohol use disorders two years after surgery 0 None
2012-06-19 Covidien introduces knotless suturing device for laparoscopic surgery 0 None
2012-06-19 MAQUET's INTERGARD SYNERGY vascular graft receives CE mark 0 None
2012-06-19 C-section rates in US stabilize after eight years of steady increase 0 None
2012-06-19 FDA clears expanded matrix of sizes for TMI's Chocolate PTA balloon catheter 0 None
2012-06-19 Heart transplant patients who develop restenosis after receiving a stent have poor long-term survival 0 None
2012-06-19 Multi-modal approach reduces pain and side effects of medication following joint replacement surgery 0 None
2012-06-19 Bariatric surgery may increase risk for alcohol use disorders 0 None
2012-06-19 Midwest patient receives successful stem cell transplant to cure sickle cell disease 0 None
2012-06-19 Delcath includes second-generation hemofiltration cartridge in chemosaturation system EAP 0 None
2012-06-19 Surgeons simulate aesthetic procedures using 3D photography 0 5
2012-06-18 BEAMing DNA blood testing technology detects drug resistance in colorectal cancer patients early 0 None
2012-06-18 FDA clears St. Jude Medical's AMPLATZER Vascular Plug 4 for transcatheter embolization 0 None
2012-06-18 Penumbra adds MAX System of Reperfusion Catheters to family of aspiration thrombectomy devices 0 None
2012-06-18 Health Canada approves Viveve System to improve sexual function after childbirth 0 None
2012-06-18 FDA clears LensAR Laser System for anterior capsulotomy 0 None
2012-06-18 Agility MLC's new design provides better dose sculpting capabilities 0 None
2012-06-18 Lower dose study using Toshiba AIDR 3D with Aquilion ONE CT system 0 None
2012-06-18 NHS Supply Chain signs deal to purchase 10 Elekta Synergy radiation therapy treatment systems 0 None
2012-06-18 Researchers develop double viral vector transfection technique 0 None
2012-06-16 Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy benefits stage I non-small cell lung cancer patients 0 None
2012-06-16 Novel technique can restore hand function in patients with spinal cord injury 1 None
2012-06-16 Six-month data from ReCor’s PARADISE System trial on resistant hypertension 0 None
2012-06-16 Prevena Incision Management System may help decrease incidence of groin SSIs 0 None
2012-06-16 Surgeon specialty, hospital volume important factors in patient outcomes 0 None
2012-06-16 HCA, HealthONE expand Colorado Center for Robotic Surgery 0 None
2012-06-16 Chemotherapy improves survival for patients with SCLC and LCNEC 0 1
2012-06-15 STENTYS initiates enrollment in Self-Apposing Sirolimus-eluting stent trial for heart attack 0 None
2012-06-15 DFINE completes initial phase of STAR Tumor Ablation System trial 0 None
2012-06-15 Positive results from Salutaris’ episcleral brachytherapy trial on Wet AMD 0 None
2012-06-15 Transplantation of tissue-engineered vein is a success and offers hope for patients who lack suitable veins for dialysis or bypass surgery 0 None
2012-06-15 Life-saving kidney transplants now available for older patients 0 None
2012-06-15 FDA clears KCI’s V.A.C.Therapy System 0 None
2012-06-15 Gore launches CQI study for DUALMESH Biomaterial to treat ventral hernia 0 None
2012-06-15 MRF announces achievement of myelin repair Phase 1 trial for MS 0 4
2012-06-15 FDA clears KFx Medical’s new tissue fixation anchor 0 None
2012-06-14 Minimally invasive procedure to treat high blood pressure 0 None
2012-06-14 Single-leg approach safe and effective for children with hip and thigh fractures 0 None
2012-06-14 Study finds increase in inpatient medical procedures after Mass. health reform implementation 0 None
2012-06-14 Georgia Tech startup to create new delivery method for cell-based therapies 0 None
2012-06-14 Updated survival data from Takeda’s brentuximab vedotin Phase II trial on HL 0 None
2012-06-14 Call for medical bodies to stop opposing assisted dying supported by BMJ 0 None
2012-06-14 Hysterectomy may increase risk of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women 0 None
2012-06-14 New method enhances adhesion of injected CECs for successful corneal transplantation 0 None
2012-06-14 ACS honors Boston pediatric surgeon with 2012 Jacobson Innovation Award 0 None
2012-06-14 MIT engineers develop new glucose-powered implantable medical device 0 None
2012-06-14 Human-derived stem cells can spontaneously form optic cups and retina 0 None
2012-06-14 Enrollment complete in Endosense’s TactiCath catheter clinical study for paroxysmal AF 0 None
2012-06-13 Significant increase in use of CT, MRI and PET imaging over the last two decades 0 None
2012-06-13 ORMC offers bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma 0 None
2012-06-13 Short-term intensive weight management program effective alternative to bariatric surgery 0 None
2012-06-13 MD Anderson installs first TomoHD System in Florida 0 None
2012-06-13 New methods show signs of promise for successful IVF treatments 0 None
2012-06-13 Liposuction effective in treating submental lymphedema in patients with head and neck cancer 0 None
2012-06-13 Mazor Robotics receives KFDA clearance for Renaissance system 0 None
2012-06-13 Two video articles describe pre-surgical preparation of corneal tissue 0 None
2012-06-13 Utah-based company licenses new biomedical device from BYU for chronic back pain 0 None
2012-06-12 Hepatocytes can create new liver system in mouse models 0 None
2012-06-12 Vanderbilt first medical center in Nashville to offer bronchial thermoplasty for asthma 0 None
2012-06-12 ST Blood & Tissue Center, Saneron sign clinical supply and research collaboration agreement 0 None
2012-06-12 SafeStitch Medical to present AMID Hernia Fixation Device at AWR conference 0 None
2012-06-12 AMS announces FDA clearance of MEVION S250 Proton Therapy System 0 5
2012-06-12 Pharmanest commences SHACT Phase II study in women 0 None
2012-06-12 Initial trial results from KYTHERA’s second of two Phase III trials with ATX-101 0 None
2012-06-11 FDA clears MEVION S250 Proton Therapy System 0 None
2012-06-11 Higher quality bone from stem cells 0 None
2012-06-11 Cyberonics, Imricor enter agreement to develop MRI compatible leads for VNS Therapy System 0 None
2012-06-11 Positive results from Cara’s CR845 Phase II study on acute post-operative pain 0 None
2012-06-11 Mazor Robotics successfully completes first robot-guided brain surgical procedures 0 None
2012-06-11 FDA clears Nexstim’s new module for use with NBS System 0 None
2012-06-11 Study reviews data on influence of contralateral carotid occlusion on CEA and CAS 0 None
2012-06-11 Pre-operative aspirin therapy may reduce risk of acute kidney failure after CABG surgery 0 None
2012-06-11 Study examines factors linked with survival after CEA in patients with asymptomatic ICA stenosis 0 None
2012-06-11 Stanford researchers reveal results from endovascular skills training for surgical residents 0 None
2012-06-10 UF Proton Therapy Institute successfully treats first eye cancer patient 0 5
2012-06-10 Mechanochemical ablation catheter as effective as current endothermal techniques 0 None
2012-06-08 New fetal genetics testing technique could offer less risk, more controversy 0 None
2012-06-08 Study: U.S. Hispanics fare worse waiting for heart transplants 0 None
2012-06-08 Study confirms RMS High-Flo Subcutaneous Needle Sets as 'safety sets' 0 5
2012-06-08 U of M, AbSorber to evaluate XM-ONE in their Living Donor program 0 None
2012-06-08 Study assesses impact of postoperative nHb and transfusion in patients with PAD 0 None
2012-06-08 Branches following complex aortic aneurysm repair appear to be durable: Study 0 None
2012-06-07 CardioKinetix commences Parachute Ventricular Partitioning Device clinical trial in IHF 0 None
2012-06-07 Initial HSCT results from phase III trial on systemic sclerosis 0 5
2012-06-07 UAB researchers aim to improve cardiac-arrest-survival rates 0 None
2012-06-07 Studies evaluate transplantation potential and success of islet cells derived from pancreatic tissues 0 None
2012-06-07 ProFibrix initiates Phase III trial with Fibrocaps in spine, liver, vascular and soft tissue surgery 0 4
2012-06-06 Bariatric surgeon breaks new ground in the treatment of sleep apnea 0 None
2012-06-06 Four live cases using Toshiba's Infinix-i vascular X-ray systems to be showcased at NCVH 0 None
2012-06-06 Firefly surgical technology sheds new light on kidney cancers 0 None
2012-06-05 Preoperative breast cancer pain involves an inflammatory process 0 None
2012-06-05 BroadcastMed to highlight new AMIGO suite at Brigham and Women's Hospital 0 None
2012-06-05 New data from CardioFocus’ HeartLight EAS clinical study on AF 0 None
2012-06-05 FDA approves Arteriocyte’s ACD-A for use with Magellan system 0 None
2012-06-04 ViroPharma initiates maribavir Phase 2 program for CMV infections 0 None
2012-06-04 MitrAssist receives ISO certification for design and development of mitral valve prosthesis 0 None
2012-06-02 Study reveals why GBM is highly resistant to current chemotherapies 0 3
2012-06-02 Akron General Medical Center to install Brainsuite iMRI and iCT integrated neurosurgical suites 0 None
2012-06-02 First intercontinental Kidney Paired Donation 0 None
2012-06-02 Local anesthetic mixed with magnetized 'ferrofluids' may prevent rare complication of spinal anesthesia 0 None
2012-06-02 Non-invasive stimulation of cerebellum helps individuals learn new walking patterns 0 None
2012-06-02 Cardinal Health to produce new AD diagnostic imaging agent, Amyvid 0 None
2012-06-02 Majority of patients undergoing CTAP in ED are classified as clinically complex 0 None
2012-06-02 'Atzelberg Circle' researchers meet to advance hyperthermia as standard combination cancer therapy 0 None
2012-06-02 IPD connector outperforms negative pressure, split-septum needleless IV connector 0 None
2012-06-02 HNC patients may be at increased risk for post-treatment side effects 0 None
2012-06-01 JSUMC completes first procedure with TAVR 0 None
2012-06-01 Beta-carotene safe to use during radiation therapy for prostate cancer 0 None
2012-06-01 Velos releases new iPad app for clinicians in oncology, bone marrow transplantation 0 None
2012-06-01 Researchers uncover potential new way to regulate the body's natural immune response 0 None
2012-06-01 IU scientists successfully transplant primary kidney cells intravenously to treat renal failure 0 None
2012-06-01 Covidien introduces Endo GIA Radial Reload with Tri-Staple technology for LAR procedures 0 None
2012-06-01 Cleveland Clinic, Cadence Health expand relationship for cardiology services 0 None
2012-06-01 Researchers develop special brassiere for breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-06-01 Omeros commences planned PK substudy in Phase 3 clinical program of OMS302 0 None
2012-05-31 Mayo Clinic offers new technology for treatment of dry eye 0 None
2012-05-31 NYU Langone establishes unique neuromodulation center 0 4
2012-05-31 Skin transplant surgery safe and effective for patients with vitligo 0 None
2012-05-31 ProCure Proton Therapy Center successfully treats first cancer patient 0 None
2012-05-31 Kona Medical raises $30 million in Series C financing 0 None
2012-05-31 UCSB creates synthetic platelets for various biomedical applications 0 None
2012-05-31 Interim data from UCLA and NeuroSigma’s eTNS Phase I trial on PTSD, MDD 0 None
2012-05-31 Cohera Medical receives U.S. patent titled, ‘Hydrophilic Biodegradable Adhesives’ 0 None
2012-05-31 Top-line results from Alnylam’s ALN-RSV01 Phase IIb trial on RSV infection 0 None
2012-05-30 Beyond chemotherapy to cure leukemia 1 None
2012-05-30 FDA clears Teleflex’s Arrow FlexTip Plus Closed Tip, Multi-Port epidural catheter 0 None
2012-05-30 MAQUET to acquire Avalon Elite Bi-Caval Dual Lumen Catheter, complimentary vascular access kits 0 None
2012-05-30 Overdiagnosis: harming the healthy 0 None
2012-05-30 Use of transplanted induced pluripotent stem cells could lead to new treatments for HD 0 None
2012-05-30 One third of homeless are obese 0 None
2012-05-30 Mass. Eye and Ear Cataract Master bridges gap between wet lab training and patient surgery 0 None
2012-05-30 CHOC Children's research project receives $5.5M CIRM grant 0 4
2012-05-30 ASCs promising source of cells for use in plastic surgery and regenerative medicine 0 None
2012-05-30 SafeStitch Medical officially changes name of AMID Stapler 0 None
2012-05-29 Safety of breast implants 3 None
2012-05-29 AMS, Expanding Orthopedics partner to distribute XPED system in Italy 0 None
2012-05-29 Including smokers in donor pool improves survival rates for patients on lung transplant waiting lists and should be continued 0 None
2012-05-28 Health Robotics announces HAT as new marketing and service channel in Saudi Arabia 0 None
2012-05-28 Preoperative opportunity to control blood glucoses 0 None
2012-05-28 Tulane to initiate XM-ONE clinical trial in kidney transplantation 0 None
2012-05-28 Researchers develop new technique that converts stem cells into brain cells 0 None
2012-05-28 UC Irvine immunologist to create new line of neural stem cells for MS 0 5
2012-05-28 UCSD scientists receive new CIRM grants to conduct stem cell-based research 0 None
2012-05-28 Results from Medtronic’s Resolute DES clinical study on CAD 0 None
2012-05-28 City of Hope receives CIRM grant to develop T cell-based immunotherapy against glioma 0 None
2012-05-25 UCLA Face Transplantation Program seeks candidates for clinical trial 0 None
2012-05-25 Single-port laparoscopy bimanual robot abdominal surgery 0 None
2012-05-25 Table-top solid-state laser system cuts brain tissue with unprecedented precision 0 None
2012-05-25 Gene therapy can effectively treat ADA-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency 0 None
2012-05-25 Aetna's IOE Transplant Network to add UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital 0 None
2012-05-25 UCSF scientists aim to use embryonic stem cells for treatment of neuropathic pain 0 None
2012-05-25 Peritonitis commonly arises in the weeks before many dialysis patients die 0 None
2012-05-25 Scars, disfigurement and hair loss from childhood cancer can affect adult quality of life 0 None
2012-05-25 Oxidative stress may put obese patients at increased risk of kidney damage after heart surgery 0 None
2012-05-25 Alpha-2 agonists decrease postoperative consumption of opioid drugs 0 None
2012-05-24 PSA test benefits are questionable, yet physicians struggle to stop them 0 None
2012-05-24 LVRC safe and effective choice for patients with severe heterogeneous emphysema 0 None
2012-05-24 NYU Langone surgeons perform robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy in New York 0 None
2012-05-24 Mazor launches Renaissance C-OnSite system 0 None
2012-05-24 Results from several studies related to ACT’s TEMPASURE cardiac ablation catheter 0 None
2012-05-24 Tenn. doctors, Blue Cross and Blue Shield agree to bundle payments for knee, hip replacements 0 None
2012-05-24 New MicroNav surgical technique provides greater safety and reduces pain 0 None
2012-05-24 Nevro to initiate Senza HF-SCS System study for chronic pain 0 3.5
2012-05-24 First study to examine how patients and families are soliciting living kidney donors on Facebook 0 None
2012-05-24 RARP more costly than RRP in treating prostate cancer 0 None
2012-05-24 Zytoprotec completes PD-protec Phase I/II trial on kidney failure 0 None
2012-05-23 Studies examine effectiveness of CPAP in reducing risk of cardiovascular outcomes linked with OSA 0 None
2012-05-23 HeartWare receives expanded European label for Ventricular Assist System 0 None
2012-05-23 FDA approves TMI’s Glider PTCA Catheter 0 None
2012-05-23 Two-step method more effective tooth implant procedure 0 None
2012-05-23 IntelliCell enters sponsored research agreement with ICERM 0 None
2012-05-23 Enrollment complete in Baxano’s iO-Flex System study 0 None
2012-05-22 GE Healthcare, KUH partner to drive advances in cell therapy technologies 0 None
2012-05-22 Leader of UK GPs warns ‘Ordinary GPs’ must not be cut out of involvement in NHS reforms 0 None
2012-05-22 Studies of technological innovations presented at DDW annual meeting 0 None
2012-05-22 Researchers to create new type of bioactive coating for brain aneurysm stents 0 None
2012-05-22 AUA includes percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation in OAB treatment guidelines 1 None
2012-05-22 Data from EarlySense contact-free monitor clinical study presented at ATS conference 0 None
2012-05-22 Liposuction surgery reduces risk of ultraviolet-light induced skin cancer 0 None
2012-05-22 MGH develops new technique to reconstruct the larynx after surgery for advanced cancer 0 4
2012-05-21 Young children with cystic fibrosis do not benefit from concentrated saline therapy 0 None
2012-05-21 CSA Medical unveils new truFreeze Spray Cryotherapy System 0 None
2012-05-21 Massage therapy effective for knee osteoarthritis, chronic low back pain and fibromyalgia 0 None
2012-05-21 New trial on home oxygen therapy for patients with chronic heart failure 0 None
2012-05-21 TTFields therapy vs. chemotherapy in patients with recurrent glioblastoma 0 None
2012-05-21 Cook Medical adds 25 gage needle to line of FNB histology portfolio 0 None
2012-05-21 Pantera Lux Paclitaxel Releasing Balloon highly promising for DES restenosis 0 None
2012-05-21 Cook Medical introduces drug-eluting peripheral stent to treat lesions in the SFA 0 None
2012-05-21 Laxative free bowel prep visualized on Viatronix V3D-Colon platform 0 None
2012-05-21 Cellectis launches human iPS derived hepatocyte product 0 None
2012-05-21 MRSA nasal colonization associated with increase in SSI in patients undergoing GI surgery 0 None
2012-05-21 Experimental bariatric surgery can lower blood sugar levels in rats with type 1 diabetes 0 None
2012-05-21 Treatment of early stage prostate cancer can also result in improved QOL for men with LUTS 0 None
2012-05-21 Statin therapy prevents cancer and reduces death risk in heart transplant recipients 0 None
2012-05-21 Scientists show positive results with human MSCs in animal models of MS 0 None
2012-05-19 Placental stem cells with key therapeutic properties can be harvested from chorion 0 None
2012-05-19 New study to find best way to give blood transfusions for severely injured patients 0 None
2012-05-19 VirtaMed launches new virtual reality training simulator for knee arthroscopy 0 None
2012-05-19 Final results from C3BS-CQR-1 Phase II trial on heart failure 2 None
2012-05-19 Positive results from CardioKinetix Parachute system study on heart failure 0 None
2012-05-19 Free seminar focuses on family building for lesbian community 1 None
2012-05-19 Boston Scientific announces two-year results from PLATINUM Small Vessel study 0 None
2012-05-19 Some patients mistakenly undergo bypass surgery after diagnostic angiography 0 None
2012-05-18 Surgical community kicksoff Strong for Surgery initiative 0 None
2012-05-18 Medtronic announces new results from CoreValve ADVANCE Study 0 None
2012-05-18 MSRG researchers develop ColoREctal Wellbeing study 0 None
2012-05-18 Researchers create prosthetic retina for patients with AMD 0 None
2012-05-18 Cleveland Eye Clinic surgeons perform Corneal Cross-Linking procedure 0 None
2012-05-18 Patients with morbid obesity more likely to develop complications after spinal fusion surgery 0 None
2012-05-18 One type of open heart surgery is likely safer than the other for CKD patients 0 None
2012-05-18 Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer benefit from accelerated MVAC 0 5
2012-05-18 Renal denervation can effectively reduce blood pressure in CKD patients with hypertension 0 4
2012-05-18 Study: No racial and ethnic disparities in preoperative breast cancer imaging 0 None
2012-05-18 Boston Scientific launches Epic Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System 0 None
2012-05-18 Covidien launches new HALO ablation catheter to treat Barrett's esophagus 0 None
2012-05-17 Blood platelet concentrates improve healing after dental implant procedures 1 5
2012-05-17 Age alone is not a contraindication to surgical fixation of C2 fractures 0 None
2012-05-17 Lenalidomide following stem cell transplant can halt progression of blood cancer 0 None
2012-05-17 Cardiac ischemia plays an important role in adenovector gene transfection in mammalian hearts 0 None
2012-05-17 Abiraterone acetate can help eliminate prostate tumors 0 None
2012-05-17 Gene therapy restores movement in children bedridden with AADC 0 None
2012-05-17 Increasing Use of Smart Pumps to help drive down “Never Events” 0 None
2012-05-17 PPCI treatment on the rise among Stent for Life Initiative participants 0 None
2012-05-17 Dialysis patients can benefit from talking control support therapy 0 None
2012-05-16 Treatment in hospitals with medical fellowships improves outcome for prostate cancer radical surgery 0 None
2012-05-16 Racial disparities found in results of surgery to remove diseased prostates 0 None
2012-05-16 Older, high-risk prostate cancer patients get better results in larger hospitals 0 None
2012-05-16 PN kidney cancer surgery not being used for older, sicker and poorer uninsured patients 0 None
2012-05-16 Molecular biomarkers in the lungs may be an additional predictive technique for cancer screening 0 None
2012-05-16 Some hand function restored in quadriplegic patient with spinal cord injury 0 None
2012-05-16 Better understanding of new T-size descriptors on adjuvant chemotherapy effect needed 0 None
2012-05-16 Association between gender and surgical outcomes of kidney removal not well understood 0 None
2012-05-16 Colonic tissue may help predict Parkinson's disease 0 None
2012-05-16 CINJ prefers more personalized approach to prescribing cancer treatment 0 None
2012-05-16 VATS plays a valuable role in lung cancer screening program 0 None
2012-05-16 Sorin receives PMDA authorization to market MEMO 3D ring 0 None
2012-05-16 Nerve transfer procedure helps patients recover movement in hands and extremities 0 None
2012-05-16 HyperBranch’s Adherus AutoSpray Dural Sealant receives CE Marking 0 None
2012-05-16 Vejthani Hospital offers most effective procedure in gender selection 0 None
2012-05-16 First study to compare complication rates after RAPN and LPN 0 None
2012-05-16 Positive results from Boston Scientific's Lotus Aortic Valve System trial 0 None
2012-05-16 AxioMed’s Freedom Cervical Disc receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2012-05-16 BiO2 Medical receives CE Mark approval for Angel Catheter to prevent PE 0 None
2012-05-15 Svelte completes enrollment in DIRECT drug-eluting stent study 0 None
2012-05-15 Contrast-enhanced ultrasound effective method for abdominal aortic aneurysms 0 None
2012-05-15 OIC introduces Pedicle Screw System 0 None
2012-05-14 Acupuncture may improve dyspnea in COPD patients 0 None
2012-05-14 Feeding tubes may make sores more likely to develop in dementia patients 0 None
2012-05-14 First U.S. outpatient trial of UVA-developed artificial pancreas 0 None
2012-05-14 HyStem-C effective in transplantation of heart muscle-derived cells for heart disease 0 None
2012-05-14 Breast brachytherapy with strut-based applicator effective for early-stage breast cancer 0 None
2012-05-14 Neusoft Medical introduces NeuViz 64 multi-slice CT scanner 0 None
2012-05-14 Boston Scientific launches Innova Self-Expanding Bare-Metal Stent System in Europe 0 None
2012-05-14 FDA clears MAQUET's new MEGA larger volume intra-aortic balloon catheters 0 None
2012-05-14 MedNPV, SurgLine partner to supply low cost spinal orthopedic implants 0 None
2012-05-14 Positive data from Piramal Healthcare’s BST-CarGel Phase III cartilage repair trial 0 None
2012-05-14 Analysis stresses importance of multidisciplinary approach to cancer in the elderly 0 None
2012-05-14 European cancer experts report progress with promising new radiosurgical techniques 0 None
2012-05-14 DIBH can spare hearts and lungs of breast cancer patients from radiation 0 None
2012-05-14 Kidney transplants more frequent among NxStage home hemodialysis patients 0 None
2012-05-14 Lenalidomide delays progression of multiple myeloma after stem cell transplant 0 None
2012-05-14 Inducing labour improves survival rates for babies 0 None
2012-05-14 New mom receives surprise heart transplant 1 None
2012-05-14 Regenerating sensory hair cells could help treat hearing loss 0 None
2012-05-14 CRT-D cost-effective treatment for mildly symptomatic heart failure patients 0 None
2012-05-14 Poor planning, revenue-driven surgery force patients home too early 0 None
2012-05-14 Findings reveal racial disparities in pre-hospital care for cardiac arrest 0 None
2012-05-14 New system may help restore vision in eye diseases 0 None
2012-05-11 Factors associated with successful vaginal birth after Caesarean 0 None
2012-05-11 FDA warns about 'liberation therapy' for multiple sclerosis 1 None
2012-05-11 Accelerated partial breast irradiation does not compromise survival 0 None
2012-05-11 Threshold for when to choose surgery over medical therapy for recurrent acute rhinosinusitis 0 None
2012-05-11 Less invasive procedure for heart disease 0 None
2012-05-11 Study supports catheter ablation as first-line treatment for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation 0 None
2012-05-11 Rule change has consequences for dialysis patients 0 None
2012-05-11 Two types of stent systems are both effective in treating iliac artery disease 0 None
2012-05-11 New combination therapy offers potential lifetime cure for advanced type 1 diabetes 0 5
2012-05-11 Cedars-Sinai’s first patient implanted with SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart 0 None
2012-05-11 PET imaging for sudden cardiac arrest can identify candidates for ICDs 0 None
2012-05-11 Ixmyelocel-T shows promise against progressive heart failure 0 None
2012-05-11 Patients with mitral regurgitation live longer after surgery 0 None
2012-05-11 ICD therapy significantly reduces mortality in patients with moderate heart failure 0 None
2012-05-11 Combination of Chartis system and Zephyr EBV treatment effective in treating emphysema 0 None
2012-05-11 German and Portuguese hospital first to use iCAD’s Xoft system in Europe 0 None
2012-05-11 Rice University students invent device to help children with cerebral palsy 0 None
2012-05-11 IGABT effective at controlling return and spread of cervical cancer 0 None
2012-05-11 Biosense Webster introduces new curve visualization technology in the U.S. 0 None
2012-05-11 Sorin launches full portfolio of pacing, defibrillation and left ventricular leads 0 None
2012-05-11 Robotic system can safely assist interventional cardiologists in performing PCI 0 None
2012-05-11 BIOTRONIK receives FDA approval for new Lumax 740 ICDs and CRT devices 0 None
2012-05-10 Prototype device would help obese patients breathe during medical procedures 0 None
2012-05-10 New report provides detailed criteria for rational and timely use of cardiac catheterization 0 None
2012-05-10 Hot sauce ingredient could play a role in future of weight loss 1 None
2012-05-10 Lenalidomide improves overall survival for patients with multiple myeloma 0 None
2012-05-10 New non-embryonic stem cell treatment for cancer and leukaemia 0 None
2012-05-10 Janssen submits XARELTO sNDA with FDA to reduce risk of stent thrombosis in ACS patients 0 None
2012-05-10 FDA approves St. Jude Medical’s Ellipse ICD 0 None
2012-05-09 Combination of Pressure Right device and antiemetics effective in reducing PONV 0 None
2012-05-09 Human Gene Therapy highlights new advances in human retinal disease 0 1.7
2012-05-09 Toshiba introduces two new software enhancements to facilitate TAVR procedures 0 None
2012-05-09 C3BS’s C-Cath Injection Catheter receives CE Marking 0 None
2012-05-09 Dead skin donors come to the aid of a 92 year old with severe skin ulcers 1 None
2012-05-09 Goosby calls for 'extraordinary resources' to be put into male circumcision to prevent HIV infection 0 1
2012-05-09 Non-drug therapy with NeuroStar TMS improves depression symptoms and QOL 0 None
2012-05-09 Results reported for clinical trial for the treatment of depression using external trigeminal nerve stimulation 0 None
2012-05-09 Medtronic’s Valiant Captivia Stent Graft now available in seven countries 0 None
2012-05-09 Vascular Closure Systems completes FastSeal Phase I FIH clinical trial 0 None
2012-05-09 Domain Surgical's FMwand successfully used in 100 cases 0 None
2012-05-09 Sorin launches FDA-approved PARADYM RF family of ICDs and CRT-D devices 0 None
2012-05-09 eTNS therapy can impact symptoms in pharmacoresistant major depression 0 None
2012-05-09 Stereotaxis launches V-Sono module for Vdrive Remote Navigation System 0 None
2012-05-09 UVA achieves two important milestones in VISIUS Surgical Theatre 0 None
2012-05-08 Covidien to unveil new OneShot renal denervation system at EuroPCR congress 0 None
2012-05-08 FDA approves St. Jude Medical's Assura family of implantable defibrillators 0 None
2012-05-08 Screening younger men at risk of prostate cancer can reduce metastatic cancer and deaths 0 None
2012-05-08 Breast brachytherapy with strut-based applicator effective for women with DCIS 0 None
2012-05-08 LAA occlusion effectively reduces risk of stroke in patients with A-fib 0 None
2012-05-08 Soon a single therapy for range of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s 0 5
2012-05-08 CardioFocus’ HeartLight EAS to be highlighted at Heart Rhythm 2012 0 None
2012-05-08 DBS may offer hope for patients with mild Alzheimer's 0 None
2012-05-07 Monteris secures financing to commercialize NeuroBlate System 0 None
2012-05-07 CardioKinetix Parachute Ventricular Partitioning Device trial data presented at 2012 EuroPCR 0 None
2012-05-07 Nuvo receives BfArM positive opinion for Pliaglis 0 None
2012-05-07 KYTHERA ATX-101-10-16 trial for submental fat meets primary endpoints 0 None
2012-05-07 American CareSource launches ACS DiaSource solution for containment of dialysis costs 0 None
2012-05-07 Interdisciplinary treatment of breast cancer benefits most patients 0 None
2012-05-07 Seattle Children's Hospital performs 100th heart transplant on 5-month-old baby 0 None
2012-05-05 Study identifies risk of major birth defects linked with assisted reproductive technologies 0 None
2012-05-05 Radiofrequency ablation during breast cancer surgery can provide effective alternative to XRT 1 None
2012-05-05 Human stem cells effective in treating muscular dystrophy 0 4
2012-05-05 iCAD, Breastlink announce agreement to offer Xoft brachytherapy system 0 None
2012-05-05 Sound Interventions completes ultrasound clinical trial on resistant hypertension 0 None
2012-05-05 TCFC completes two in-utero fetal cardiac interventions to treat HLHS 0 None
2012-05-05 Andrew Technologies launches HydraSolve Lipoplasty System at ASAPS meeting 0 None
2012-05-05 DTT releases ditto dental electronic device 0 None
2012-05-05 Researchers develop new kind of hip implant 0 5
2012-05-04 Potential breast cancer patients for new immune-targeting therapies 0 None
2012-05-04 Many women diagnosed with breast cancer report no family history 0 None
2012-05-04 Positive ultrasound-guided axillary node biopsy requires dissection 0 None
2012-05-04 Imaging surveillance an acceptable alternative to surgical excision in patients with benign papilloma 0 None
2012-05-04 Topera Medical to showcase RhythmView system at HRS annual meeting 0 None
2012-05-03 UCSD radiation oncologist challenges MD Anderson brachytherapy findings 0 None
2012-05-03 New pressure-technology device effective in reducing incidence of PONV 0 None
2012-05-03 ENABLER-P Balloon Catheter System offers alternative to surgical revascularization 0 5
2012-05-03 Novel stem cell transplantation holds promise for HIV prevention 0 None
2012-05-03 TA during PCI provides long-term outcomes for patients with acute STEMI 0 None
2012-05-03 HiLo trial sets new gold standard for thyroid cancer treatment 0 4
2012-05-03 Women with benign breast biopsies do not need follow-up at six months 0 None
2012-05-03 Bladder tests performed on women before SUI surgery may not be necessary 0 None
2012-05-03 Study investigates use of stem cells to treat lower-limb peripheral artery disease 0 None
2012-05-03 FDA clears Angioslide’s new 3X100mm PROTEUS device 0 None
2012-05-02 Misleading information about breast brachytherapy 0 2.5
2012-05-02 FDA permits Percutaneous Surgical Set for minimally invasive laparoscopic abdominal surgery 0 None
2012-05-02 Fish oil may improve outcomes for kidney patients undergoing hemodialysis 1 None
2012-05-02 APBI, WBI equally effective in preventing local breast cancer recurrence 0 None
2012-05-02 Accelerated partial breast irradiation therapy increases risk for subsequent mastectomy 0 None
2012-05-02 Teleflex launches Hudson RCI Softech Plus to help clinicians 0 None
2012-05-02 Risk from cancer overshadows risk from CT radiation-induced malignancy 0 None
2012-05-02 Experts identify new gene that could help development of human fertility treatments 0 None
2012-05-02 Synthetic stool transplant for C. difficile treatment 0 None
2012-05-02 Teleflex strengthens Anesthesia product portfolio 0 None
2012-05-02 Teleflex to acquire all assets of Axiom Technology Partners 0 None
2012-05-02 Domain Surgical releases new FMwand stout surgical tips 0 None
2012-05-02 Chemo-radiotherapy combination a viable alternative for frail bladder cancer patients 0 5
2012-05-02 Novel technique helps surgeons to remove 'inoperable' abdominal tumors 0 None
2012-05-02 Seed localization improves satisfaction of breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-05-02 AcuFocus receives KFDA approval for KAMRA inlay to treat presbyopia 1 None
2012-04-30 Couples with infertility and miscarriages offered detailed embryo screening with 99% accuracy 0 None
2012-04-30 Removing ruptured appendix sooner lowers hospital costs, charges 0 None
2012-04-30 AlderMed enters distribution agreement with Gulmay Medical for Xstrahl-100 therapy system 0 None
2012-04-30 Caesarean delivery provides cost-effective measure to improve health in developing world, study shows 0 None
2012-04-30 Potential hazards of performing MRI in patients with cardiac pacemaker 0 None
2012-04-30 Conjoined twins bounce back after separation surgery 0 None
2012-04-30 MCC researchers aim to improve cancer patient's quality of life and care 0 None
2012-04-30 Study shows how MRA and CTA are equivalent in delineating anatomy in living renal donors 0 None
2012-04-30 New exhibit shows how radiologists play a key role in gastric band and bypass surgeries 0 None
2012-04-30 U of U develops small implantable middle-ear microphone 0 None
2012-04-30 WVU Healthcare surgeon implants diaphragmatic pacemaker in young quadriplegic 0 5
2012-04-27 IRIDEX launches non-invasive MicroPulse Laser Trabeculoplasty for glaucoma 0 None
2012-04-27 Home-based dialysis more popular in developing countries 0 None
2012-04-27 Hemodiafiltration does not improve kidney failure patients' survival or heart health 0 None
2012-04-27 Conference to focus on deep brain stimulation for OCD, depression 0 None
2012-04-27 Accuray launches Prostate Advances in Comparative Evidence Study 0 None
2012-04-27 After hours and weekend transplants do not adversely affect patient or graft survival 0 None
2012-04-27 Amniotic membrane transplantation prevents blindness in patients with SJS 0 None
2012-04-27 Share 35 policy reduces racial disparities in kidney transplantation among children 0 None
2012-04-27 Diseases of the Colon & Rectum app now available for the iPad 0 None
2012-04-27 New article describes design and properties of magnetoelectric composite materials 0 None
2012-04-26 LWW releases iPad eBook version of A Trail Guide for the Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgeon 0 None
2012-04-26 One organ donor can save up to eight lives 0 None
2012-04-26 Minimally-invasive spinal surgery helps Motocross rider return to racing 0 None
2012-04-26 Brain scans of small group of people can predict actions of entire populations 0 None
2012-04-26 Kidney donated two weeks after transplant 0 None
2012-04-26 Robot assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy better than other surgical techniques 0 None
2012-04-26 Intensive dialysis at home could increase survival chances for patients with ESRD 0 None
2012-04-26 Study examines role of NLRP3 inflammasome in ventilator-induced lung injury 0 None
2012-04-26 FDA approves Spectranetics' advanced GlideLight Laser Sheath 0 None
2012-04-25 Lophius Biosciences completes prospective multicenter clinical validation study for T-Track CMV/EBV tests 0 None
2012-04-25 UT Southwestern lung transplant recipient lives through 19 years 0 None
2012-04-25 Sheffield researchers investigate ways to improve treatment for elderly patients with breast cancer 0 None
2012-04-25 Study confirms overuse of blood transfusions during surgery 0 None
2012-04-25 U-M study: 1 in 84 high-risk patients suffer VTE after outpatient surgery 0 None
2012-04-25 Vitamin D deficiency associated with increase in lung transplant rejection, infections 0 None
2012-04-25 NCH opens first suburban ambulatory surgery center 0 None
2012-04-24 Researchers develop small endoscopic device fitted with femtosecond laser scalpel 0 None
2012-04-24 Scientists identify new way to deliver long-lasting pain relief 0 None
2012-04-24 Robot-assisted surgery more common and successful in treating prostate cancer 0 None
2012-04-24 Study: hUC-MSCs reduce inflammation that causes colitis 0 5
2012-04-24 Study shows how acupuncture therapy holds promise for skeletal muscle atrophy 0 None
2012-04-24 Novel technological treatment for Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy 6 3
2012-04-24 Study shows underutilization of epilepsy surgery 0 None
2012-04-23 Beta cells from genetically modified pigs can effectively restore pancreas function 0 None
2012-04-23 DSG's eCaseLink EDC chosen for Ariosa's Non-Invasive Chromosomal Examination of Trisomy study 0 None
2012-04-23 Laparoscopy associated with lesser risk of small-bowel obstructions 0 None
2012-04-23 New titanium vertebral body replacement device from ulrich medical 0 None
2012-04-23 Enrollment complete in REPRISE I clinical trial for Lotus Aortic Valve System 0 5
2012-04-23 FDA clears Smiths Medical's ViaValve Safety I.V. Catheter 0 None
2012-04-23 Enrollment complete for In-tunnel SeptRx European PFO Trial in Europe 0 None
2012-04-23 ActiViews CT-Guide Needle Guidance System for liver interventions receives FDA 510(k) clearance 0 None
2012-04-23 Champ Medics to market ETView's VivaSight airway management platform in Taiwan 0 None
2012-04-23 OncoSec reports positive interim data from ElectroChemotherapy Phase IV head and neck cancer study 0 None
2012-04-23 RaySearch receives order for its RayStation treatment planning system from HUMC 0 None
2012-04-23 HBO2 therapy can reduce neuropathic pain 0 None
2012-04-23 Study describes new method to manufacture nerve guidance conduits 0 None
2012-04-21 Orthopaedic research studies in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 0 None
2012-04-21 FDA clears Abbott’s iFS Femtosecond laser for use in cataract surgery 0 None
2012-04-21 Two new studies analyze treatment decisions in late-stage ALS patients 0 None
2012-04-21 Scientists discover tumor-targeting neural stem cells 0 2.5
2012-04-21 Updated results from CircuLite’s Synergy miniature ventricular support system clinical study 0 None
2012-04-21 Chemotherapy, radiation affect cognitive function of women with breast cancer 0 None
2012-04-21 Sequana Medical's ALFApump System safe and effective in managing ascites 0 None
2012-04-21 ACT announces dosing of third patient in dry AMD Phase I/II trial 0 None
2012-04-20 Researchers revisit Charcot's vibration therapy for Parkinson's disease 0 None
2012-04-20 Nanoscale films promote bone growth 0 None
2012-04-20 Continuity of care in doctor's surgery reduces non-emergency hospital admissions 0 None
2012-04-20 RHD patients seek treatment in the very late stages of disease 0 None
2012-04-20 Preconception care before IVF can lead to lifestyle problems and health risks 0 None
2012-04-20 Chip-scale NIST sensor successfully measures human brain activity 0 None
2012-04-20 Mood disorders not linked to nasal obstruction 0 None
2012-04-20 CPMC surgeons successfully reattach forehead and scalp of a 22-year-old Stockton woman 0 None
2012-04-20 Therapeutic hypothermia reduces in-hospital deaths among sudden cardiac arrest patients 0 None
2012-04-20 Patients with head and neck cancer can benefit from swallowing exercises 0 None
2012-04-19 Inform Genomics completes first phase in oral mucositis risk prediction study 0 None
2012-04-19 Gut microbiota plays a causal role in development of diabetes and NAFLD 0 None
2012-04-19 ESTRO 31 and the World Congress of Brachytherapy to take place from May 9-13 0 None
2012-04-19 Autologous BMMNCs reduce vascular growth in patients with diabetes 0 None
2012-04-19 Exactech selects MMI to evaluate novel cartilage repair treatment 0 None
2012-04-18 Comparing publicly available hospital readmission rates can lead to misinformation 0 None
2012-04-18 Large study examines diagnostic yield of colonoscopy to investigate melena 0 None
2012-04-18 Combined, complimentary therapies maximize NSC transplantation benefits for spinal cord repair 0 None
2012-04-18 New study recommends intraoperative histological evaluation for Hirschsprung disease treatment 0 None
2012-04-18 IMRT facilitates radiation dose escalation without compromising long-term morbidity for prostate cancer 0 None
2012-04-18 Anaesthetists identify major shortfall in funding for emergency laparotomies 0 None
2012-04-18 IMRT better than CRT for treatment of localized prostate cancer 0 None
2012-04-18 Bevacizumab added to chemotherapy for NSCLC does not improve survival in elderly patients 0 None
2012-04-18 Failure rate of PIP silicone breast implants could be as high as 33.8% 0 None
2012-04-18 Surgery to remove only the tumor preferable to removing entire kidney 0 None
2012-04-18 SBRT shortens radiation treatment time for gynecologic cancers 0 None
2012-04-18 Medtronic plans IN.PACT Global drug-eluting balloon SFA clinical study 0 None
2012-04-17 DePuy Spine launches VIPER F2 at AANS 0 None
2012-04-17 Chin implants growing in popularity 0 None
2012-04-17 High intensity focused ultrasound to treat prostate cancer shows initial success 0 3.7
2012-04-17 Coronary stents do not increase risk of heart attack, death in people with metal allergies 0 3
2012-04-17 ACS, CDC partner to improve surgical patient safety 0 None
2012-04-17 First study to measure walking after surgery in gynecologic patients 0 None
2012-04-17 Brainlab announces first patient procedures with Curve Image Guided Surgery at UCSF 0 None
2012-04-17 UTHealth researcher studies novel cell therapy to prevent GVHD 0 None
2012-04-17 States roundup: Calif. mental health system grapples with controversy, shortage; Texas issues new stem cell rules 0 None
2012-04-16 Men more likely to experience complications after brain or spinal surgery 0 5
2012-04-16 Immunotherapy may also help elderly cancer patients 0 None
2012-04-16 Tool predicts response to platinum-based chemotherapy in ovarian cancer 0 None
2012-04-16 Implantable device with alert modes warns users about potential heart attack 0 None
2012-04-16 Neurosurgeons from NYU Langone to present at AANS annual meeting 0 None
2012-04-16 SMART Heart improves cardiovascular surgical outcomes 0 None
2012-04-16 Daily Monitor analysis examines history of male circumcision debate 1 1
2012-04-16 CT guided transthoracic fine needle aspiration might diagnose pulmonary nodules 0 None
2012-04-16 Chin implants fastest growing plastic surgery trend among all major demographics 0 None
2012-04-16 New technique could help improve prognosis of patients with brain cancers 0 None
2012-04-16 Roundup: Texas considers relaxing rules for stem cell treatments; States weigh bills to protect consumers against high drug costs 1 None
2012-04-15 Obesity surgery shows threefold rise over five years 0 None
2012-04-15 Indomethacin given after digestive diagnostic procedure may prevent pancreatitis: Study 0 None
2012-04-12 FDA approves HUD designation for SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart for destination therapy 0 None
2012-04-12 New image-guided radiotherapy system at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital 0 None
2012-04-12 U-Systems receives positive FDA panel review for somo•v ABUS system for breast cancer screening 0 None
2012-04-12 Bariatric surgery more effective in treating people with type 2 diabetes 0 None
2012-04-12 ALL induction treatment failure should not be an automatic indication for bone marrow transplant 0 None
2012-04-12 OptiMedica's Catalys Precision Laser System receives CE mark approval 0 1
2012-04-12 Novian Health commences multicenter Novilase Interstitial Laser Therapy clinical trial for breast cancer 0 None
2012-04-12 First clinical trial to clearly demonstrate effective prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis 0 None
2012-04-12 Study: Stem cells from pelvic bone marrow may help hearts beat stronger 0 None
2012-04-12 Mayo Clinic to offer novel device for patients with GERD 0 None
2012-04-12 Boston Scientific launches Z Flex-270 Steerable Sheath in the U.S. 0 None
2012-04-11 University of Limerick researchers develop device to increase angioplasty success rates 0 None
2012-04-11 Eye test to detect heart disease early 0 None
2012-04-11 Lung cancer screening could be cost effective: Study finds 0 None
2012-04-11 TAVI improves heart function, exercise capacity in patients with aortic stenosis 0 None
2012-04-11 UCSD Moores Cancer Center expert available to discuss breast brachytherapy 0 None
2012-04-11 FDA approves Medtronic’s expanded indication for implantable CRT-D devices 0 None
2012-04-11 Vilex announces commercial launch of FUZE TTC Arthrodesis Compression Nail 0 None
2012-04-11 USPTO issues five patents to VertiFlex Superion ISS 0 None
2012-04-11 Boston Scientific receives European CE Mark approval for INGENIO family of pacemakers 0 None
2012-04-11 NYU Langone announces opening of Center for Musculoskeletal Care 0 None
2012-04-11 Intact Vascular’s Tack-it Endovascular Stapler device receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2012-04-10 Omeros initiates enrollment in second Phase 3 trial of OMS302 0 None
2012-04-10 Delcath, NKI-AVL enter initial launch and training agreement for CHEMOSAT system 0 None
2012-04-10 Viewpoints: Doctors' efforts to cut unnecessary procedures is a good first step 0 None
2012-04-10 FDA selects three renal device projects for new Pathway program 0 None
2012-04-10 UCSD surgeon implants new INX device in a 29-year old patient with GERD 0 None
2012-04-10 Three NJIT EDC high-tech companies win top awards at 2012 Venture Conference 0 None
2012-04-10 ASPO to hold pediatric otolaryngology meeting from April 18 - April 22 0 None
2012-04-10 Top ten facts about organ and tissue donation 0 None
2012-04-10 Changes in corneal thickness occur in patients at early stages of FECD 0 None
2012-04-10 ReCor Medical provides updated data from REDUCE Percutaneous Renal Denervation System study 0 None
2012-04-10 Monitoring necessary for early intervention in Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy patients 0 None
2012-04-09 Survey finds high rating for Heraeus iBOND Self Etch bonding agent 0 None
2012-04-09 Synapse Medical acquires another MicroThermX Microwave Ablation System 0 None
2012-04-09 Chemotherapy based on individual genomes and genomes of tumors 0 None
2012-04-09 Japanese MHLW approves Abbott's XIENCE PRIME Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System 0 None
2012-04-09 VasoNova receives BSI CE certification for Arrow VPS system 0 None
2012-04-09 Pacira launches EXPAREL in the U.S. 0 None
2012-04-07 Heart Rhythm Journal manuscript by Dr. Hauser inaccurate and biased, says St. Jude Medical 0 None
2012-04-07 Study explores link between intraoperative blood loss and pediatric patients' underlying condition 0 None
2012-04-07 Alternative therapy for knee surgery from The Pain Whisperer 0 None
2012-04-07 Left ventriculography being routinely performed during coronary angiogram 0 None
2012-04-07 FDA grants IDE approval for Arteriocyte's Magellan MAR01 Phase I Compartment Syndrome clinical trial 0 None
2012-04-06 Hot topics in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 0 None
2012-04-06 Innate patient factors, overall morbidity affect neurodevelopment in infants with single-ventricle disease 0 None
2012-04-06 Study finds alarming misconception about fertility among women 0 None
2012-04-06 Poor mental health can lead to heart problems and death in dialysis patients 0 None
2012-04-06 Researchers develop new technique to grow stem cells 0 None
2012-04-06 Journal of Craniofacial Surgery publishes BioElectronics’ study on bone regeneration 0 None
2012-04-06 Evergreen Healthcare employs transanal endoscopic microsurgery for colorectal tumor removal 0 None
2012-04-06 Amedica to distribute BioDfence DryFlex and Dynamic Bone allograft products 0 None
2012-04-05 Proton beam therapy centers projected for Manchester and London by 2017 0 None
2012-04-05 Peripheral IV catheter effective alternative to central lines 0 None
2012-04-05 Hypertensive dialysis patient survives 17 years on the waiting list for a new kidney 0 None
2012-04-05 Physician groups identify unnecessary procedures 0 None
2012-04-05 CCTRN selects MHI as one of seven U.S. centers of excellence 0 None
2012-04-05 Simbionix sponsors first fellowship at USF Health CAMLS 0 None
2012-04-05 Deep brain stimulation has long-lasting effects in patients with severe depression 0 None
2012-04-05 Patients with community-onset CDI have increased risk of colectomy 0 None
2012-04-05 Cartilage quality can be assessed using diffusion weighted imaging 0 None
2012-04-05 FDA clears additional indications for Anulex’s fiXate Tissue Band product 0 None
2012-04-04 Ultrasound & MRI as additions to mammograms for breast cancer detection 0 None
2012-04-04 No cancer risk with metal on metal hip replacements: Study 0 None
2012-04-04 Bare platinum coils vs. newer gel-coated coils for aneurysm treatment 0 None
2012-04-04 Post-operative complications after oesophageal cancer surgery may cause other health problems 0 None
2012-04-04 Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute performs most adult heart transplants of any U.S. medical center 0 None
2012-04-04 First study to evaluate treatment based on molecular profiling of advanced pancreatic cancer 0 None
2012-04-04 Loyola’s hand surgeons see more patients with thumb arthritis 0 None
2012-04-04 Novel method creates 3-D clusters of pancreatic beta-cells 0 None
2012-04-04 Nine physician organizations identify specific tests or procedures that may be unnecessary 0 None
2012-04-04 Stress-induced tolerance can prevent glaucoma 0 None
2012-04-04 Johns Hopkins devises new seizure detection software 0 None
2012-04-03 Estech receives FDA IDE approval to initiate enrollment in TCRF ablation trial for AF 0 None
2012-04-03 Early appendectomy can reduce length of stay, medical interventions and hospital charges 0 None
2012-04-03 Older maternal age, fertility treatments account for marked increase in twin births 0 None
2012-04-03 Expensive robotic-assisted bladder cancer surgery results in fewer deaths, in-patient complications 0 None
2012-04-03 Avedro, ACOS commence accelerated corneal cross-linking Phase 3 study 0 None
2012-04-03 Positive outcome from AiCuris’ Letermovir phase 2b trial on HCMV infections 0 None
2012-04-03 FDA clears Fenwal's TPE on the Amicus separator 0 None
2012-04-02 Mammograms may increase risk for ‘over-diagnosis’ of cancers: Study 0 None
2012-04-02 Hypnotherapy effective for treating bowel disorder IBS 1 None
2012-04-02 Non-invasive brain stimulation cuts time to improve speech in stroke patients 0 None
2012-04-02 New technology prevents stone migration during procedures to retrieve urinary stones 0 None
2012-04-02 TYRX enrolls 1000th patient in CITADEL/CENTURION AIGISRx Antibacterial Envelope studies 0 None
2012-04-02 ulrich medical releases enhancements to spinal implant portfolio 0 None
2012-04-02 AngioDynamics presents NanoKnife System clinical study results at SSO 2012 0 None
2012-04-02 Allowing the heart to rest can reverse structural changes in myocytes after heart failure 0 None
2012-04-02 Elekta receives clearance to CE mark Agility device 0 None
2012-04-02 Platelet activating factor plays a crucial role in development of graft-versus-host disease 0 None
2012-03-31 Sleep deprivation does not disturb performance of interventionists during PCI procedures 0 None
2012-03-31 Home walking program can improve QOL, fatigue levels in post-surgery pancreatic cancer patients 0 None
2012-03-31 USF Health opens $38M advanced medical learning and simulation center 0 None
2012-03-31 Elective endovascular aneurysm repair benefits men more than women 0 None
2012-03-31 Modern delivery practices contribute to increase in labor duration 0 None
2012-03-30 Elective induction more likely to result in complicated pregnancy 0 None
2012-03-30 Radiation therapy increases complications of implant-based breast reconstruction 0 None
2012-03-30 Patients with IBD, other GI disorders may be exposed to higher levels of diagnostic radiation 0 None
2012-03-30 Thyroidectomy may increase risk of postoperative complications in the elderly 0 None
2012-03-30 Abdominoplasty, liposuction improve self-esteem and QOL 0 None
2012-03-30 FDA seeks expert advice on risks and benefits of MoM hip systems 0 None
2012-03-29 Federal Court refuses to reconsider bone marrow donor payments 0 2
2012-03-29 BMI not linked with either surgical complications or esophageal cancer patient survival 0 None
2012-03-29 Enrolment complete in Veloxis LCP-Tacro Phase III study in de novo kidney transplant patients 0 None
2012-03-29 Rare total shoulder replacement performed using rotator cuff sparing approach 0 None
2012-03-29 Evergreen utilizes spinal navigation system for Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion procedure 0 None
2012-03-29 One-side parathyroid surgery has poorer long-term outcomes 0 None
2012-03-29 anwerina, Ascendx Spine announce distribution partnership 0 None
2012-03-29 SafeStitch Medical's AMID Stapler to be presented at AHS 2012 0 None
2012-03-29 Study calls for re-examination of criteria used to prioritize liver transplant candidates 0 None
2012-03-29 VasoStitch percutaneous access-and-closure system featured at ACC annual meeting 0 None
2012-03-29 New treatment approach halts spread of cancer cells into normal brain tissue 0 5
2012-03-29 DaVita thanks nearly 1,500 renal social workers during NASW 0 None
2012-03-29 Accidental ingestion of wire bristles leads to necessity for surgery 0 None
2012-03-29 Bariatric surgery may eliminate need for diabetes medication 0 1
2012-03-29 Tips to help ensure best plastic surgery results 0 None
2012-03-29 Many medical implants never tested for safety 0 None
2012-03-29 IMRT associated with reduced toxicities when compared with standard whole breast irradiation 0 None
2012-03-29 Single-port laparoscopic appendectomy performed at Valley Presbyterian Hospital 0 None
2012-03-29 Luna to extend development and supply agreement with Intuitive Surgical 0 None
2012-03-29 ASGE announces honorees of new endoscopy unit recognition program 0 None
2012-03-29 Enrollment complete in Aperion Biologics' Z-Lig Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Device trial 0 None
2012-03-28 37 year old man living behind a mask gets a new face 0 None
2012-03-28 Adjusting ventilator to keep breath size and lung pressures lower can reduce death from lung injury 0 None
2012-03-28 New MRI method to test effectiveness of baking soda against breast cancer 0 None
2012-03-28 Invasive strategy benefits patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 neuromuscular disorder 0 None
2012-03-28 Improper preparation for colonoscopy hides pre-cancerous polyps 0 None
2012-03-28 Lung cancers diagnosed in CT screening are similar to those found in clinical practice 0 None
2012-03-28 Imatinib improves RFS, overall survival in GIST patients after surgery 0 None
2012-03-28 Heart bypass surgery appears to carry higher long-term survival rate 0 4.8
2012-03-28 UM completes most extensive full vascularized composite allograft to date 0 None
2012-03-28 Intermittent androgen suppression therapy for prostate cancer 1 5
2012-03-28 AABB issues new RBC transfusion guidelines 0 None
2012-03-28 CABG offers higher survival rates for older adults with CHD than PCI 0 None
2012-03-28 New gene transfer technique can treat beta-thalassemia, sickle cell anemia 0 5
2012-03-28 Boston Scientific pledges $100,000 to SIR Foundation's Discovery Campaign 0 None
2012-03-28 Possible link between sleep apnea and post-surgical delirium 0 None
2012-03-28 CRF initiates Harmonizing Outcomes with Revascularization and Stents in AMI II trial 0 None
2012-03-27 New CMS requirement increases ICD placement costs 0 None
2012-03-27 Study reveals clinically relevant differences between on pump and off pump bypass 0 None
2012-03-27 High-risk, high-cost PCI patients can be identified through pre-procedure bleeding risk score 0 None
2012-03-27 Detailed CT scan can safely and quickly rule out possibility of heart attack 0 None
2012-03-27 Sientra receives FDA approval for new silicone gel-filled breast implant 0 None
2012-03-27 CRT-D appropriate for patients with left ventricular dysfunction 0 None
2012-03-27 Catheter-based heart valve procedures effective for patients with aortic stenosis 0 None
2012-03-27 Minimally invasive treatments re-establish blood flow in people with chronic DVT 1 5
2012-03-27 Bariatric surgery effectively controls diabetes 0 None
2012-03-27 TJUH's Department of Radiation Oncology unveils new brachytherapy suite 0 None
2012-03-27 New technique can detect small secondary brain tumours 0 None
2012-03-27 CCTA can safely and rapidly identify candidates for discharge from EDs 0 None
2012-03-27 DBS allows surgeons to control tremors with brain 'pacemaker' 0 None
2012-03-27 RUMC to offer new stereotactic radiosurgery treatment program 0 None
2012-03-27 Angioplasty can be safely and effectively performed at community hospitals 0 None
2012-03-27 Carotid artery stenting safe and effective in older adults 0 None
2012-03-27 Study clarifies conflicting reports for clot aspiration and abciximab administration 0 None
2012-03-27 Bariatric surgery better than standard medical treatment for severe type 2 diabetes 0 None
2012-03-27 Novel interventional radiology procedure zaps around complicated pancreatic tumors 0 None
2012-03-27 Bolus intracoronary abciximab reduces infarct size in high-risk patients with STEMI 0 None
2012-03-27 Study finds imbalance between growth of PCI centers and the U.S. population 0 None
2012-03-27 Medtronic Resolute DES found effective through two years 0 None
2012-03-26 Transplanted ovaries can delay menopause and allow for a successful pregnancy 0 None
2012-03-26 Dick Cheney’s heart transplant success at 71 1 None
2012-03-26 Lower BMI increases risk during insertion of ICDs 0 None
2012-03-26 CardioFocus introduces HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System for AF in the Netherlands 0 4
2012-03-26 Accuray releases PlanTouch integrated software application in radiation oncology 0 None
2012-03-26 Stem cells from own bone marrow improve heart function 0 None
2012-03-26 CCTA identifies more patients with coronary artery disease 0 None
2012-03-26 Cheney surgery sparks discussion of age and heart transplants 1 None
2012-03-26 Percutaneous cryoablation freezes and destroys breast cancer tumors 1 5
2012-03-26 PCI may be an excellent option for STEMI patients 90 years and older 0 None
2012-03-26 Blockages in right coronary artery are most common places for coronary dissection 0 None
2012-03-26 Toshiba's Infinix-i cardiovascular X-ray system highlighted at ACC 2012 0 None
2012-03-26 Well-balanced diet and exercise can prevent colorectal cancer 0 None
2012-03-26 Benvenue's Blazer Vertebral Augmentation System now available in the U.S. 0 None
2012-03-26 Minimally invasive endovascular treatment for CCSVI is safe in patients with MS 1 5
2012-03-26 Largest study to date to look at BMC therapy in patients with heart failure 0 None
2012-03-26 Women more likely to experience UI following vaginal delivery 0 None
2012-03-26 Endovascular aneurysm repair associated with lower mortality rates 0 None
2012-03-26 USS more successful in removing palpable breast tumours 0 None
2012-03-26 Nordion introduces new custom dose feature in Canada, Europe for TheraSphere 0 None
2012-03-26 Angioplasty safe for MS patients with venous abnormalities 0 None
2012-03-26 New embolization procedure may bring hope to men with enlarged prostate 0 None
2012-03-26 Medtronic announces results from two Symplicity system trials on treatment-resistant hypertension 0 None
2012-03-26 CVD/MI complications tend to occur within first 30 days after PCI 0 None
2012-03-26 New guidelines for CT-guided biopsies of lung nodules reduce radiation exposure 0 None
2012-03-26 Toshiba to showcase Infinix-i vascular X-ray product line at SIR annual meeting 0 None
2012-03-26 Medgenics to commence EPODURE Biopumps Phase IIa study in ESRD-related anemia 0 None
2012-03-23 Aternative pain medication without narcotics safe after sinus surgery 0 None
2012-03-23 Age of live donor has insignificant effect on long-term health of transplanted kidney 0 None
2012-03-23 Genetic marker identifies tumors unable to repair DNA damage by platinum agents 0 None
2012-03-23 Treatment with aromatase inhibitors enables some women to have lumpectomy 0 None
2012-03-23 Ultrasound-guided surgery more successful in removing breast tumours 0 None
2012-03-23 Va. voters divided over support for ultrasound law; Other related news 0 None
2012-03-23 Bronchoscopy helps distinguish phenotypes, personalize therapy for refractory asthma 0 None
2012-03-23 Shady Grove Fertility to conduct free donor egg patient seminar in Philadelphia 0 None
2012-03-23 FBR accepts entries for 11th annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards 0 None
2012-03-23 Johns Hopkins surgeons seek IRB approval to perform facial transplantation 0 None
2012-03-23 Immediate skull reconstruction aggravates brain damage in TBI model 0 None
2012-03-23 OncoSec to present data from head and neck cancer studies at two upcoming conferences 0 None
2012-03-23 Cardiff team receives European grants to develop 'RealTCut' surgical simulation 0 None
2012-03-23 Boston Scientific's WallFlex Stent technology now available for interventional radiologists 0 None
2012-03-23 RT after surgery could reduce chances of local DCIS recurrence by 50% 0 None
2012-03-23 Scientists artificially derive brain stem cells from connective tissue of mice 1 None
2012-03-23 HCC patients have reduced risk of waitlist mortality 0 None
2012-03-22 Population-based mammography programmes still save significant number of lives 0 None
2012-03-22 Memorial Sloan-Kettering first in N.Y. to offer radioactive seed localization for breast cancer 0 None
2012-03-22 Powerful immunosuppressant cells from cheek lining tissue 0 None
2012-03-22 Thromboembolic events can occur after musculoskeletal injury and related surgery 0 None
2012-03-22 UM hospital second in the U.S. to perform full face transplant 0 None
2012-03-22 EMS responders can play a significant role in reducing MCTB time for STEMI patients 0 None
2012-03-22 Peripheral nerve stimulation may help manage neuropathic pain in injured soldiers 0 None
2012-03-21 Neurosurgeon saves two boys with a parallel brain operation 0 None
2012-03-21 More colonoscopy procedures under anesthesia than expected: Study 0 None
2012-03-21 CIBMTR report shows higher survival rate for patients treated at RPCI's BMT program 0 None
2012-03-21 Fat-enclosed nanoparticles can directly irradiate brain tumor 0 None
2012-03-21 Bone-marrow derived MSCs may reduce acute rejection rates in kidney recipients 0 None
2012-03-21 Two-year results from Boston Scientific's PROMUS Element trial to be presented at ACC 2012 0 None
2012-03-21 Enrollment commences in Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment 0 None
2012-03-21 BioDrain announces installation of two STREAMWAY units at Specialty Surgery Center 0 None
2012-03-21 Two SpinalMotion's sub-5mm Kineflex|C cervical total disc replacements receive CE Mark 0 None
2012-03-21 Terason receives FDA 510(k) clearance to use Soma's AxoTrack technology 0 None
2012-03-21 Systagenix announces U.S. launch of EPIFIX amniotic membrane allograft 0 4
2012-03-20 Delcath receives first commercial order for CHEMOSAT system from IEO 0 None
2012-03-20 RaySearch receives PMH contract for new adaptive radiation therapy solution 0 None
2012-03-20 EJSO publishes results from Cytori breast reconstruction cell therapy trial 0 None
2012-03-20 North Shore-LIJ inaugurates NYHNI's Center for Cranial Base Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital 0 None
2012-03-20 Mayo Clinic researchers train mouse immune systems to eradicate skin cancer from within 0 None
2012-03-20 Benvenue Medical initiates enrollment in Luna Interbody System for Fusion Trial 0 None
2012-03-19 Boston Scientific lauds private insurance reimbursement coverage for bronchial thermoplasty 0 None
2012-03-19 FDA approves key testing phase for artificial pancreas 0 None
2012-03-19 BSD-500 Hyperthermia System installed at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital 0 None
2012-03-19 Hive Health Media article cites several tips to improve skin's health 0 None
2012-03-19 Amphar, ETView Medical to distribute VivaSight airway devices 0 None
2012-03-19 Prostate Center of Academic Urology receives accreditation from ACR, ASTRO 0 None
2012-03-19 RBCC's new agreement with n3D could help develop stem-cell therapies 0 None
2012-03-19 Paper describes results of BMT in models of Rett Syndrome 0 3
2012-03-17 FDA approves IDE for HeartWare 'ADVANCE' bridge-to-transplant clinical trial 0 None
2012-03-17 Gamma Knife surgery stops growth of 'World's tallest living human' 0 None
2012-03-17 Researchers report higher price tag for robotic prostatectomy surgery 0 None
2012-03-17 Clinicians to discuss best approaches for future cancer treatment at Brainlab's radiotherapy meeting 0 None
2012-03-17 APN forms GPO partnership with ASDS 0 None
2012-03-17 Radisphere announces availability of next 'Quality Update' piece 0 None
2012-03-17 PFO closure device no better than drugs alone in preventing recurrent strokes or TIAs 0 None
2012-03-17 State roundup: Minnesota tort reform; Calif. prepares - or not - for newly insured; Reducing C-sections in Oregon 0 None
2012-03-17 Only 21 states require public reporting of hospital data on surgical site infections 0 None
2012-03-17 Enrollment commences in MORE Registry for DBS in patients with refractory epilepsy 0 None
2012-03-17 Solos to introduce new endoscopic instrument line, SteriTAP 0 None
2012-03-17 New book on reproductive treatments 0 None
2012-03-16 Post-chemotherapy cognitive changes impact lives of Asian breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-03-16 Depression increases risk of death in PCI patients 0 None
2012-03-16 Health Canada grants license to Medtronic DBS Therapy for refractory epilepsy 0 None
2012-03-16 New telemetric system safe and effective for ICP measurement 0 None
2012-03-16 OHRI, uOttawa to lead first stem cell therapy trial for septic shock 0 None
2012-03-16 Patients with early stage MPM may be eligible for aggressive multi-modality therapy 0 None
2012-03-16 Combination therapy may improve life span and motor function of infants with Batten disease 0 None
2012-03-16 New technique can sensitize cancer cells to radiation 0 None
2012-03-16 CSL Behring initiates FCH Phase III trial to control bleeding during cardiovascular surgery 0 None
2012-03-15 Health Canada approves Boston Scientific's Blazer Open-Irrigated RFA Catheter 0 None
2012-03-15 Potential efficacy of specialized psychotherapy in bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder 0 None
2012-03-15 Vejthani Hospital offers Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty in Thailand 0 None
2012-03-15 Beating coronary artery bypass surgery may carry an increased likelihood of death 0 None
2012-03-15 Fecal transplantation effective treatment for recurrent C. difficile infection 0 None
2012-03-15 New experimental technique can produce cells with specific functions 0 None
2012-03-15 Researchers design new version of labor-tracking tool for pregnant women 0 None
2012-03-14 Endoscopic transgastric necrosectomy associated with lower risk of major complications 0 None
2012-03-14 Planned elective repeat cesarean lowers risk of serious complications 0 None
2012-03-14 Varicose veins may be a simple cosmetic issue or a serious medical problem 0 None
2012-03-14 Microbubbles and focused ultrasound help drugs enter the brain 0 None
2012-03-14 Researchers double time to store donated cartilage 0 None
2012-03-13 Living-donor parathyroid gland transplant allows young woman to forgo 60 pills per day 0 5
2012-03-13 Florida Hospital purchases Mazor Robotics' Renaissance system 0 5
2012-03-13 New recovery protocol treats heart failure patients with LVADs 0 None
2012-03-13 Study describes horrific experiences of poor organ trafficking victims 0 None
2012-03-13 World's tallest man appears to have stopped growing after treatment at UVA 0 None
2012-03-13 Liver sinusoidal endothelial cells can promote liver regeneration 0 None
2012-03-12 Level IIb nodes can be avoided during SND for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma 0 None
2012-03-12 Study reveals significant variation in use of head computed tomography 0 None
2012-03-12 Korean FDA grants pre-market clearance for ETView's VivaSight‐SL airway management solutions 0 None
2012-03-12 Interventional Spine's PerX360 System to be presented at ISASS annual meeting 0 None
2012-03-12 Gastrointestinal progenitor cells could be coaxed into making insulin 0 5
2012-03-12 Cicel, Mazor Robotics sign agreement to distribute Renaissance system in China 0 None
2012-03-12 Circumcision may decrease risk of prostate cancer 0 1
2012-03-12 UCSD now offer novel weight-loss surgery, gastric plication 0 None
2012-03-11 Sientra announces FDA approval of silicone breast implants. 0 None
2012-03-09 Studies presented at CROI examine voluntary medical male circumcision 0 None
2012-03-09 Elekta Clarity 3D system transforms prostate radiotherapy at UHG 0 None
2012-03-09 3SBio, DaVita partner to offer dialysis services in NE China 0 None
2012-03-09 Avedro submits VibeX/KXL System NDA with FDA to treat keratoconus, corneal ectasia 0 None
2012-03-09 ICON's Nuloy Coronary Stent System receives CE Mark 0 None
2012-03-08 Surgical intervention can be life-restoring for people with intractable temporal lobe epilepsy 0 None
2012-03-08 Symposium to cover latest breakthroughs in percutaneous treatment of CAD 0 None
2012-03-08 M-FAST improves simulation education across the nursing schools 0 None
2012-03-08 Some top researchers no longer think of glaucoma solely as an eye disease 0 None
2012-03-08 New minimally invasive procedure can treat resistant hypertension 0 None
2012-03-08 Combining radiation therapy with ipilimumab shows promise against melanoma 0 None
2012-03-07 Transcranial direct current stimulation safe and effective treatment for depression 0 None
2012-03-07 FDA approves Covidien's EverFlex Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System 0 None
2012-03-07 AMTR soon after failure of AEDs may reduce risk of seizures in epilepsy patients 0 None
2012-03-07 Physicians study human stem cell use as possible treatment for ischemic stroke 0 None
2012-03-07 Patients with traumatic cervical spine injury benefit from early surgery 0 None
2012-03-07 Colon cancer screening guidelines released 0 None
2012-03-07 Methodist, UH to improve existing surgical training processes 0 None
2012-03-07 EES to demonstrate innovative surgical simulations at SAGES conference 0 None
2012-03-07 First study to demonstrate cost-effectiveness of intensive TBI care 0 None
2012-03-07 African Americans more likely to develop keloid after head and neck surgery 1 5
2012-03-06 Aggressive treatment of severe TBI is cost-effective: Study 0 None
2012-03-06 AcelRx initiates ARX-01 Phase 3 study for treatment of post-operative pain 0 None
2012-03-06 Marriage boosts survival following coronary artery bypass surgery 0 None
2012-03-06 Ivantis initiates enrollment in Hydrus Microstent study for open angle glaucoma 0 None
2012-03-06 UAB first hospital in Alabama to offer Melody Valve replacement 0 None
2012-03-06 Male circumcision initiative in Kenya fails to meet target for first time, PlusNews reports 1 1
2012-03-06 Penn-led team develops universal approach to personalized cancer therapy based on T cells 0 None
2012-03-06 T-cells can develop in human tonsils 0 None
2012-03-06 Gamma Knife vs. craniotomy to treat epilepsy 1 5
2012-03-06 Cdk1 molecule plays an important role in mammalian egg maturation 0 None
2012-03-05 Scientists successfully cultivate stem cells on human corneas 0 None
2012-03-05 New depression treatment “safe and effective” 3 None
2012-03-05 Medtronic launches MRI passive leads approved for full body MRI scans 0 None
2012-03-05 FUJIFILM Synapse RIS v6.1 receives modular EHR certification for Meaningful Use for radiology 0 None
2012-03-05 ETView completes Viva EB Endobronchial Blocker Technical File submission for review by MDC 0 None
2012-03-05 Repligen seeks EMA marketing approval for SecreFlo for pancreatic imaging 0 None
2012-03-05 Researchers identify mechanism with which cancer cells protect themselves against damage 0 None
2012-03-05 Lixiu, BIEL announce distribution agreement for RecoveryRx devices 0 None
2012-03-05 Bovine collagen can enhance gum healing 0 None
2012-03-04 Scientists discover how to enhance production of hepatocytes to repair damaged liver tissue 0 4
2012-03-03 Deficits in mirror neuron system contribute to social impairments in ASD 0 None
2012-03-03 Obstetricians heavily influenced by family preferences during periviable counseling 0 None
2012-03-03 Water treated with ozone eradicates prions 5 5
2012-03-03 IFHP releases 2011 Comparative Price Report 0 None
2012-03-03 Early surgical intervention stops seizures and improves quality of life 0 None
2012-03-02 Congress urged to pass 'Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2012' 0 None
2012-03-02 Birmingham hip resurfacings OK for men, but not for women 0 None
2012-03-02 Combination of implanted DCs and EBRT effective in creating sarcoma tumor immune response 0 None
2012-03-02 Combining two common cancer-fighting strategies may have 'tremendous synergy' 0 None
2012-03-02 Bisphosphonates improve fixation of dental impants in human bones 0 None
2012-03-02 Blood, urine markers can predict heart surgery patients at higher risk for worse AKI 0 None
2012-03-02 Robotic surgery effective in treating oropharyngeal cancer in patients with HPV 0 None
2012-03-02 Surgeon education can reduce unnecessary spinal hardware wastage 0 None
2012-03-02 Vein illumination improves patient preference and satisfaction with hospitals 0 None
2012-03-02 Bariatric surgery safe for CKD patients with obesity 0 5
2012-03-02 Study: Kidney donors at no increased risk of heart disease 1 None
2012-03-02 CSL Behring to receive 2012 EURORDIS Award for pioneering work 0 None
2012-03-02 Four leading organizations release recommendations to ensure optimal care of TAVR patients 0 None
2012-03-01 DRI scientists create novel oxygen-generating material 0 None
2012-03-01 Metal hip implants need monitoring annually: MHRA issues guidelines 0 None
2012-03-01 'Call to action' on wrong-route injections in anesthesia 0 None
2012-03-01 New robotic surgical system can treat early-stage lung cancer 0 None
2012-03-01 SIR to showcase latest minimally invasive treatments at 37th annual meeting 0 None
2012-03-01 ROSETTA Study to compare two therapies in women with overactive bladder 0 None
2012-03-01 New system improves chances of pregnancy during IVF 0 None
2012-03-01 MU researcher to improve current rehabilitation strategies for amputees 1 5
2012-03-01 More than 80% of anesthesiologists have been involved in surgical catastrophes 0 None
2012-03-01 RMC offers groundbreaking new procedure for LSS patients 0 None
2012-03-01 Scientists discover new way to measure success rate of IVF embryos 0 None
2012-03-01 Ultrasound-based TE more accurate in detecting hepatic fibrosis 0 None
2012-02-29 Minimally invasive treatments to be showcased at SIR's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting 0 None
2012-02-29 On-site pathology evaluations cut operating time, reduce costs of breast cancer care 0 None
2012-02-29 TUT creates first biodegradable joint implant for arthritic patients 0 5
2012-02-28 Baxter commences CD34+ stem cell phase III trial in CMI 0 None
2012-02-28 Stents not more beneficial than medications in stable coronary artery disease: Study 0 None
2012-02-28 Initial stent implantation does not appear to improve outcomes for patients with stable CAD 0 None
2012-02-28 Journal of Cardiac Failure explains new recommendations for CRT use 0 None
2012-02-28 New approaches may increase effectiveness of SCS for severe back pain 0 None
2012-02-28 WATCHMAN device may prevent stroke in AF patients 0 None
2012-02-28 New protocol decreases sternum infections in kids by 61% 0 None
2012-02-28 Research identifies factors in long-term transplant survival 0 None
2012-02-27 BY-BAND study to compare two types of gastric surgery for obesity 0 None
2012-02-27 GE Healthcare Discovery MR750w 3.0T scanner installed at BRMI 0 None
2012-02-27 OptiMedica launches Catalys Precision Laser System in the US 0 3
2012-02-27 Hand rejuvenation therapy effective for reducing damage 0 None
2012-02-27 Ovaries of reproductive-age women possess egg precursor cells that can mature into eggs 0 None
2012-02-27 First patients in Germany treated with Delcath Hepatic CHEMOSAT Delivery System 0 None
2012-02-27 Diaverum expands core dialysis clinic network 0 None
2012-02-27 Aesculap, Osseon partner to distribute VCF treatment devices 0 None
2012-02-27 H2S transforms dental pulp stem cells into liver cells 0 5
2012-02-27 New method can predict whether Tylenol-poisoning patients need liver transplant 0 None
2012-02-24 New, less toxic radiotherapy technique specifically targets cancerous tissue 0 None
2012-02-24 MRI on the nanoscale closer to realty 0 None
2012-02-24 Blue Belt's Navio PFS System receives CE Mark approval 0 None
2012-02-24 Va. lawmakers backdown from requiring invasive, pre-abortion ultrasound 0 None
2012-02-24 Kidney failure patients may benefit from frequent and longer dialysis treatments 0 None
2012-02-24 Ga. vasectomy bill goes viral 0 None
2012-02-24 Scientists decode two new blood types 0 None
2012-02-24 Cigarette smoke exposure results in allograft rejection 0 None
2012-02-24 Wolters Kluwer, APAO launch Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology 0 None
2012-02-23 Colonoscopy reduces mortality from colorectal cancer 0 None
2012-02-23 Machine perfusion offers significant improvements for 3-year graft survival in kidney transplantation 0 None
2012-02-23 Surgery associated with brain atrophy in elderly patients with MCI 2 5
2012-02-23 Porter surgeon first in the U.S. to perform single-incision cholecystectomy 0 None
2012-02-23 Intravenous ibuprofen: A key addition to perioperative pain management 0 None
2012-02-23 U-M Cardiovascular Center now offers Edwards aortic valve replacement 0 4
2012-02-23 Self-propelled devices through the bloodstream a reality 0 None
2012-02-23 Teleflex announces two new agreements with HealthTrust 0 None
2012-02-23 NK cells play an important role in rejection of porcine chondrocytes transplantation 0 None
2012-02-23 Surgical instruments, CT pan-scans under scrutiny 0 None
2012-02-23 Study confirms efficacy of CT Colonography as a front line colorectal cancer screening tool 0 None
2012-02-23 Accelitech embarks on a proton cancer therapy project 0 None
2012-02-22 Osseon's new vertebral augmentation device receives European CE Mark approval 0 None
2012-02-22 Facial cosmetic surgeries indeed take years off: Study 0 None
2012-02-22 How 30 kidneys linked 60 lives 0 None
2012-02-22 AANEM endorses AAN guideline update on intraoperative monitoring 0 None
2012-02-22 UMC Utrecht, DSM collaborate for Dyneema Purity fiber technology 0 None
2012-02-22 DRG cells may hold potential for nerve transplants 0 None
2012-02-21 FDA grants Priority Review for Repligen's SecreFlo NDA 0 None
2012-02-21 Frailty test for elderly also helps measure transplant candidates 0 None
2012-02-21 Intraoperative monitoring of spinal cord may help prevent paralysis 0 None
2012-02-20 The final link in world's longest living-donor kidney transplant chain 0 None
2012-02-20 Birmingham dermatologist first to offer anti-cellulite Cellulaze procedure 0 None
2012-02-20 ETView Medical enters into patent license agreement for thoracic surgery devices 0 None
2012-02-20 James E. Cary Cancer Center to implement RayStation treatment planning system 0 None
2012-02-20 Charité launches new EU research project to personalize breast cancer treatment 0 None
2012-02-20 PIP breast implant removal and consultation costing the NHS large sums 0 4
2012-02-19 Low dose carbon monoxide therapy can prevent fetal death 0 None
2012-02-18 NPAF commends passage of bill for parity in insurance coverage for orally administered chemotherapy 0 5
2012-02-18 FDA prioritizes review of Ra-223 and MDV3100 for treating CRPC 0 5
2012-02-18 Elekta's Fraxion integrates all proven cranial immobilization options in a single solution 0 None
2012-02-18 Study reveals immune mechanism for surveillance over EBV infection 0 None
2012-02-17 Lung cancer patients with severe COPD can benefit from SBRT 0 2
2012-02-17 Patient education program may help reduce kidney transplant-related disparities 0 None
2012-02-17 New process can transform discarded human fat into soft-tissue substitute 0 None
2012-02-17 Nordion celebrates first anniversary of market launch of TheraSphere 0 None
2012-02-17 New transfection method changes genetic material of cancer cells 0 None
2012-02-17 Stent-assisted coil embolization helps repair coronary aneurysm 0 None
2012-02-17 UC San Diego offers catheter ablation for patients with atrial fibrillation 1 None
2012-02-17 Cryoablation increases survival rates in ovarian cancer patients 0 5
2012-02-16 Researchers test nanoscale carbon clusters for cancer chemotherapy 0 None
2012-02-16 MV-GFP extends survival of animals with medulloblastoma 0 None
2012-02-16 Deep brain stimulation can also affect respiratory function 0 None
2012-02-16 WSU's novel gene-therapy for blindness receives $250,000 FFB grant 0 None
2012-02-16 Combination of therapeutic cancer vaccines and chemotherapy shows promise 0 None
2012-02-15 Baby Jaya receives a pacemaker 15 mins after birth 0 None
2012-02-15 St. Jude Medical to examine cost-effectiveness of FFR-guided therapy in Australia, Asia 0 None
2012-02-15 Online anatomy dissector a 'superb learning tool': JAMA 0 None
2012-02-15 Surgeons fix plumbing in the heart of newborn 5 days old 0 None
2012-02-15 Biological scaffold for heart valves can be freeze-dried for later use 0 None
2012-02-15 Smart sensors can enable orthopaedicians to collect objective, quantifiable information 0 None
2012-02-15 Scott & White earns Joint Commission's certification for VAD Program 0 None
2012-02-15 Health professionals should routinely recommend chemo websites for cancer patients 0 None
2012-02-15 Breast augmentations most common form of plastic surgery nationwide 0 None
2012-02-15 New vaccine can prevent bacterial infection of orthopaedic implants 0 None
2012-02-14 Cartilage graft can stimulate bone regeneration 0 None
2012-02-14 Diffusion-weighted MRI may effectively indicate response to ovarian cancer treatment 0 None
2012-02-14 Canada organ donation rates plateau 0 None
2012-02-14 Abbott's Tacrolimus assay provides consistent medication monitoring for organ transplant patients 0 None
2012-02-14 Radiation treatment transforms breast cancer stem cells into new iBCSCs 0 None
2012-02-14 Bilateral nerve sparing helps retain orgasmic function after prostrate cancer surgery 0 None
2012-02-14 GAO finds big disparities in prices of some medical devices 0 None
2012-02-14 Knee replacements double in 10 years, study says 0 None
2012-02-14 New potential therapy for Huntington disease 0 None
2012-02-14 Surgery causes musculoskeletal alterations in breast cancer patients 0 None
2012-02-14 UT Southwestern installs new system to deliver precise radiation therapy 0 None
2012-02-14 UMDNJ-RWJMS, RWJUH among the first to offer TAVR procedure 0 None
2012-02-13 Medtronic begins two Symplicity renal denervation system clinical initiatives 0 None
2012-02-13 Plastic surgery on the rise among Americans 0 None
2012-02-13 Not many football players return to play after reconstructive ACL surgery 0 None
2012-02-13 Radiation therapy may not benefit many older lung cancer patients 0 None
2012-02-13 Children with delayed ACL reconstruction have higher rates of knee injuries 0 None
2012-02-13 NYU Langone's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery publishes 2012 Quality and Outcomes Report 0 None
2012-02-13 Early MSC transplantation can help repair neonatal brain damage 0 None
2012-02-13 PORT may not prolong life in older people with NSCLC 0 None
2012-02-13 Researchers complete systematic review of three major orthopaedic journals 0 None
2012-02-13 Organ transplant patients can benefit from cochlear implants 0 None
2012-02-13 Cesarean delivery may increase risk of breathing problems in preterm babies 0 None
2012-02-13 PRP therapy shows promise against elbow injuries 0 None
2012-02-12 Primary ACL reconstruction improves quality of life and sports functionality for athletes 0 None
2012-02-12 Preterm C-section could raise risk of breathing difficulties: Study 0 None
2012-02-10 Bupivacaine may effectively manage pain after total knee replacement 0 None
2012-02-10 TKR surgeries have more than doubled over the past decade 0 None
2012-02-10 Study reveals racial disparities in renal transplant access 0 None
2012-02-10 Two studies on shoulder instability in military population 0 None
2012-02-10 Shorter stay protocols for TKR patients may increase risk of mortality, readmission 0 None
2012-02-10 Hip fracture patients should be screened for cervical myelopathy 0 None
2012-02-10 Gene therapy to promote remyelination in mouse model of MS 1 None
2012-02-10 Induction of labor does not minimize risk of respiratory problems, infection in infants 0 None
2012-02-10 Injecting MWCNTs can kill tumor initiating breast cancer stem cells 0 None
2012-02-10 Optimal timing of elective delivery is 39 weeks for women with prior cesarean 0 None
2012-02-10 Study shows high cost of defensive orthopaedic care 0 None
2012-02-10 New device offers fresh hope for patients with Motor Neurone Disease 0 None
2012-02-10 Adaptive radiotherapy may benefit patients with head and neck cancer 0 None
2012-02-10 Smith & Nephew introduces POLARCUP Dual Mobility Hip System 0 None
2012-02-09 Patients with GERD benefit from radiofrequency ablation 0 3
2012-02-09 Women less satisfied with pain control after TKR surgery 0 None
2012-02-09 Rhinoplasty successfully retains African American patient's ethnic features 0 None
2012-02-09 Web-based follow-up after TJR may improve physician access for critical care 0 None
2012-02-09 Readministration of gene therapy improves vision in three patients with LCA 0 5
2012-02-09 Antidepressants make patients feel less satisfied after THR 0 None
2012-02-09 Patients should limit sporting activities to maintain hip prosthesis 0 None
2012-02-09 First comprehensive look at how metal-on-metal total hip replacements fail in patients 0 None
2012-02-09 Deep-brain stimulation of entorhinal cortex can strengthen memory 0 None
2012-02-09 Primary nitinol stent implantation effective in treating atherosclerosis than balloon angioplasty 0 None
2012-02-09 ASTRO creates guideline on radiotherapeutic, surgical management for brain metastases 0 None
2012-02-09 OATS procedure superior to microfracture in repairing cartilage defects 1 None
2012-02-08 BioMimetic to launch new bone graft substitute product line at AAOS meeting 0 None
2012-02-08 FDA clears externally controllable internal limb lengthening system 1 None
2012-02-08 Elevated risk of PE occurs within first 7 days after total joint replacement surgery 0 None
2012-02-08 Patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis do not benefit from epidural steroid injections 0 5
2012-02-08 New technologies safe and effective for fat removal 0 None
2012-02-08 Spectrum Health installs Toshiba's Aplio 500 ultrasound system 0 None
2012-02-08 Telephone support can improve outcomes in high-risk TKR patients 0 None
2012-02-08 Cirrhosis patients with low musle mass more apt to die 0 None
2012-02-08 New skin fillers and laser technologies can correct signs of aging 0 1
2012-02-07 Study highlights benefits of TKR in elderly patients with osteoarthritis 0 None
2012-02-07 LE strips can have a role in rapid diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection 0 None
2012-02-07 NQF endorses two surgical outcomes-based measures from ACS NSQIP 0 None
2012-02-07 Anticoagulation drugs can prevent PE, DVT after total joint replacement 0 None
2012-02-07 World’s first 3D printed jaw transplant 0 5
2012-02-07 Ultrasound makes arthritis evaluation and treatment quicker and more accurate 0 None
2012-02-07 LE strips can rapidly diagnose periprosthetic joint infection 0 None
2012-02-07 Novel stem-cell technique to enhance bone growth 0 None
2012-02-07 Epilepsy surgery improves QOL and long-term seizure control 0 None
2012-02-07 Low-dose MNC hUCB therapy effective in ALS-modeled mice 0 None
2012-02-07 Wake Forest Baptist researchers create emergency general surgery registry 0 None
2012-02-07 AJRR selects Remedy Informatics to build national hip and knee replacement registry 0 None
2012-02-07 Researchers derive vessel-forming stem cells from amniotic fluid 0 None
2012-02-07 CRT2012 conference to discuss PCI procedures using CorPath 200 System 0 None
2012-02-06 Positive data from Chimerix CMX001 Phase 2 study on CMV disease 0 None
2012-02-06 Successful six organ transplants in 9 year old 0 None
2012-02-06 Emergent Financial Group raises $11.8M for Tenex Health 0 None
2012-02-06 Positive results from Chimerix CMX001 study for CMV in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients 0 None
2012-02-06 TeDan Surgical launches Phantom Series MIS Anterior Hip Retractor System 0 None
2012-02-06 ConforMIS adds 22 patents to patient-specific implants and instrumentation systems portfolio 0 None
2012-02-06 Boston Scientific launches Expect 19 Flex Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle 0 None
2012-02-06 Russian neurosurgical institute acquires Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion system 0 None
2012-02-06 U-M develops new system to reduce incidence of retained surgical instruments 0 None
2012-02-06 AOPO supports and facilitates living organ and tissue donation 0 None
2012-02-04 New stent retriever procedure safe, effective for patients with stroke 0 None
2012-02-04 CT-guided catheters carry t-PA to shrink clots in patients with ICH 0 None
2012-02-04 UCSD Moores Cancer Center offers NovoTTF procedure for patients with GBM 0 None
2012-02-03 Stryker announces results from clinical study of Trevo System on acute ischemic stroke 0 None
2012-02-03 Interim results from Spectranetics laser atherectomy catheter study on ISR 0 None
2012-02-03 New procedure rapidly induces nerve regeneration 0 None
2012-02-03 Minimally invasive technique gets rid of potentially lethal blood clots in the brain 0 None
2012-02-03 Home-based dialysis treatments appear to decline in developed countries 0 None
2012-02-02 Study finds opening blocked neck arteries with metal stent or surgery equally durable 0 None
2012-02-02 Complex PCI: Left Main and CTO Summit to be held Feb. 23-25 0 None
2012-02-02 Researchers identify mechanism that leads to ischemia-reperfusion damage 0 None
2012-02-02 Intra-arterial technique of stem cell transplantation may enhance functional recovery from TBI 0 5
2012-02-02 Multiple exposures to anesthesia associated with higher rates of ADHD in children 0 5
2012-02-02 ImmunoCellular receives U.S. patent allowance for cancer stem cell treatment 0 None
2012-02-02 Healthy lung tissue transplantation shows promise for patients with pulmonary diseases 0 4
2012-02-01 AACS 2012 announces record attendance at annual scientific meeting 0 None
2012-02-01 New York hospital offers at-home method for tissue expansion for breast reconstruction surgery 0 5
2012-02-01 Leading medical groups collaborate to ensure consistent, responsible uptake of TAVR 0 None
2012-02-01 Study reveals substantial differences in rates of follow-up surgeries after partial mastectomy 0 None
2012-02-01 New ultrasound can overcome challenges linked with kidney stone treatment 0 None
2012-02-01 OPN-305 may improve survival outcomes for kidney transplant patients 0 None
2012-02-01 Initial data from Abiomed's Symphony safety trial on chronic heart failure 0 None
2012-02-01 RMC first in N.J. to offer TESSYS minimally invasive surgery for patients with herniated discs 0 None
2012-02-01 Nearly one in four women have another surgery following partial mastectomy 0 None
2012-02-01 General anesthesia may lower recurrence risk in patients with HCC 0 None
2012-02-01 Majority of children can safely quit anti-rejection drugs after liver transplant from parents 0 None
2012-02-01 Faster, less expensive methods of circumcision being tested, reviewed, New York Times reports 0 None
2012-02-01 Continuous wound infusion with local anesthetic reduces pain after hip surgery 0 None
2012-02-01 Surgical breast biopsies may not be as overused as previously thought 0 None
2012-02-01 CPET measurement predicts mortality in patients following liver transplantation 0 None
2012-02-01 Study demonstrates safety of weight reduction surgery in morbidly obese adolescents 0 None
2012-02-01 Study finds sharp increase in BMP use for spinal fusion surgery 0 None
2012-01-31 Cardiopulmonary exercise testing may predict post-liver transplantation survival 0 None
2012-01-31 Study compares needle fasciotomy and conventional surgery for Dupuytren's contractures 0 None
2012-01-31 Size of a man's prostate gland may determine severity of cancer 0 None
2012-01-31 New HIS guidelines to minimize surgical infections in day centers, primary care 0 None
2012-01-31 UMC to offer ditto device for pediatric patients 0 None
2012-01-31 Custom Spine achieves ISO-13485 and receives CE Mark for all current products 0 None
2012-01-31 Cook Medical, Cardinal Health partner to distribute CVC procedural kits in North America 0 None
2012-01-30 FDA approves Baxter's TISSEEL for general hemostasis in surgery 0 None
2012-01-30 Fat grafting may reduce radiation-induced complications in breast implants 0 None
2012-01-30 New research project seeks to understand how prostate cancer becomes resistant to radiotherapy 0 None
2012-01-30 Covidien Solitaire FR Revascularization Device approved for investigational use 0 None
2012-01-30 Circadian's VGX-100 human antibody improves corneal graft survival 0 None
2012-01-30 Helios Berlin Buch acquires Mobetron for Intra-Operative Electron Radiation Therapy 0 None
2012-01-30 Non-smoking, non-drinking transplant patients more likely to develop head and neck cancer 0 None
2012-01-30 Workshop on psychodrama therapy efficacy at iaedp Symposium 2012 0 None
2012-01-30 New mechanism of drug release using 3D superhydrophobic materials 0 None
2012-01-30 Medtronic signs exclusive distribution agreement with Miami Instruments 0 None
2012-01-27 Positive results from cisplatin plus radiation therapy trial on head and neck cancer 0 None
2012-01-27 CRT launches Acublate to develop HIFU cancer surgery device 0 None
2012-01-27 Two NIH clinical trials to evaluate treatments for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest 0 None
2012-01-27 Rapid discontinuation of prednisone after kidney transplant can help prevent side effects 0 None
2012-01-27 LCI feasible, sensitive non-invasive marker of early lung disease in young children with CF 0 None
2012-01-27 Study: Live liver donor transplantation safer than previously believed 0 None
2012-01-26 Major surgery to donate a portion of liver does not interfere with long, healthy life 0 None
2012-01-25 Amorcyte commences enrollment in PreSERVE Phase 2 trial for acute myocardial infarction 0 None
2012-01-25 Preoperative MRI may help manage neurovascular bundles during RALP 0 None
2012-01-25 UH Case Medical Center initiates enrollment in Moxy Drug Coated Balloon trial for PAD 0 None
2012-01-25 Scientists evaluate growth, differentiation and function of iPSC-derived NPCs in PD 0 None
2012-01-25 Cohera receives FDA IDE approval to initiate U.S. clinical study for TissuGlu 0 None
2012-01-25 Urological cancer experts to examine latest treatment, research findings at 27th Annual EAU Congress 0 5
2012-01-25 One-year results from Covidien's EverFlex stent trial on P.A.D. 0 None
2012-01-25 Enrollment complete in Medtronic's CoreValve U.S. Trial for severe aortic stenosis 0 None
2012-01-25 Cytori's ADRCs safe and feasible for patients with AMI 0 None
2012-01-24 Study reports Tennessee collaborative improves quality of surgical care 0 None
2012-01-24 Creighton researcher to study role of adult stem cells in repairing damaged coronary arteries 0 None
2012-01-24 New gene therapy shows promise against X-linked retinitis pigmentosa 5 5
2012-01-24 Loyola hand surgeon restores circulation and function of thumb and index finger 0 None
2012-01-24 Covidien releases results of TurboHawk and SpiderFX combination study on P.A.D. 0 4
2012-01-24 New technique can quickly measure delayed onset muscle soreness 0 None
2012-01-24 PLC Systems initiates enrollment in RenalGuard pivotal trial for CIN 0 None
2012-01-23 Guided Therapeutics seeks CE Mark approval for LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan 0 None
2012-01-23 FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Medtronic's Aquamantys SBS 5.0 Sheathed Bipolar Sealer 0 None
2012-01-23 FzioMed's DYNAVISC adhesion barrier gel receives European CE Mark approval 0 1
2012-01-23 Crux receives CE mark approval for inferior vena cava filter with BDR 0 None
2012-01-23 New Penumbra 3D device may effectively treat stroke 0 None
2012-01-21 UHCMC now offers HITEC for women with gynecologic cancers 0 5
2012-01-21 RBC storage duration not associated with transfusion-related pulmonary complications 0 None
2012-01-21 Awake ECMO may be an effective bridging strategy for lung transplantation candidates 0 None
2012-01-20 Technological breakthrough allows U-M Health System to reduce patients' radiation exposure 0 None
2012-01-20 Cedars-Sinai's annual Brainworks program to take place on Feb. 13 0 None
2012-01-20 MSC-mediated RNAi transfer holds promise for Huntington's disease 0 None
2012-01-19 LAAx, Terumo CVS partner to distribute TigerPaw System II in the U.S. 0 None
2012-01-19 C-sections on the rise and most mothers not well informed: Queensland study 0 None
2012-01-19 New AACN Practice Alert on catheter-associated urinary tract infections 0 None
2012-01-19 Hawaii surgeons successfully implant FDA-approved eye telescope for AMD 0 None
2012-01-19 Biotectix announces FIH use of electrostimulation device with BT DOT polymer coatings 0 None
2012-01-19 Patients with PsA may benefit from new medications and surgeries 0 None
2012-01-19 Detroit to get first new hospital in 30 years; Dallas' Parkland hospital safety report 'imminent' 0 None
2012-01-19 Henry Ford to conduct Apnex HGNS System clinical trial in OSA 0 None
2012-01-19 Study identifies mechanism that AML cells use to evade chemotherapy 0 None
2012-01-18 Cangrelor allows stent patients to be 'bridged' to cardiac surgery 0 None
2012-01-18 Minimally invasive renal denervation performed for the first time in Canada 0 3
2012-01-18 Memory retraining using mSMT increases cerebral activation in MS patients 0 None
2012-01-18 Peter Munk Cardiac Centre doctors perform renal denervation in first Canadian patient 0 None
2012-01-18 Study examines effect of MELD score-based allocation on post-liver transplant kidney failure 0 None
2012-01-18 Study compares adoptive T-cell therapy with drug-based cancer treatment 0 5
2012-01-18 Combination of tenotomy and PRP injections can treat tendon disorders 0 None
2012-01-18 Scientists develop new gallbladder endoscopy 1 None
2012-01-17 Medtronic announces CE mark and launch of Endurant II AAA Stent Graft System 0 None
2012-01-17 Gastric bypass superior to lap banding finds study 0 None
2012-01-17 Nurse donates kidney to patient 0 None
2012-01-17 Geisinger, InVivo to conduct injectable biocompatible hydrogel preclinical study for PNI 0 None
2012-01-17 No statistical difference between IO and IV infusion in therapeutic hypothermia 0 None
2012-01-17 Traditional autopsy is still the gold standard in determining cause of death 0 None
2012-01-17 Combination of lapatinib and trastuzumab more effective in treating HER2-positive breast cancer 0 4
2012-01-17 Incidence of knee arthroplasty higher in women, finds study 0 None
2012-01-17 New 20-minute procedure effective in treating perforations of the eardrum 0 None
2012-01-17 Angioplasty improves quality of life in MS patients 0 None
2012-01-16 Positive outcomes from Boston Scientific's Epic Stent trial on iliac artery disease 0 None
2012-01-16 AxoGen reports results from Avance Nerve Graft clinical study on PNI 1 None
2012-01-16 Man gets new windpipe with stem cell therapy 0 None
2012-01-15 Implanting more embryos for IVF may do more harm than good: Study 0 None
2012-01-13 Research Roundup: Raising Medicare's eligibility age; Insurance status affects ER imaging services 0 None
2012-01-13 IBM's non-contact, microfluidic, silicon probe minimizes patient discomfort 0 None
2012-01-13 Many seniors with kidney disease are good candidates for transplants 0 None
2012-01-13 Four Loyola anesthesiologists have written chapters for Manual of Clinical Anesthesiology 0 None
2012-01-13 Complex PCI: Left Main and CTO Summit to be held Feb. 23-25, 2012 0 None
2012-01-13 Cabazitaxel with IMRT, androgen deprivation therapy may extend survival for prostate cancer patients 0 None
2012-01-13 New imaging probes can non-invasively detect breast cancer lymph node metastasis 0 None
2012-01-13 Processed nerve allograft effective in treating PNI 0 None
2012-01-12 Emboshield Pro safer in patients ineligible for standard surgical treatment of CAD 0 None
2012-01-12 RaySearch releases version 2.5 of RayStation treatment planning system 0 None
2012-01-12 Patients with hip fractures should be operated on within 48 hours of admission 0 None
2012-01-12 Novel avenues to treat heart attack 0 None
2012-01-12 DBS safe and effective for patients with advanced Parkinson's 0 None
2012-01-11 Study reveals need for improvements in decision-making process for breast cancer surgery patients 0 None
2012-01-11 Precise diagnostic algorithm for fibrosis in HCV patients reduces need for liver biopsy 0 None
2012-01-11 FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Varian's new radiotherapy treatment planning tool 0 None
2012-01-11 SANUWAVE PACE technology reverses negative effects of ischemic, reperfusion injuries 0 None
2012-01-11 Stereotaxis completes 50 clinical procedures with new Niobe ES system to treat cardiac arrhythmias 0 None
2012-01-11 Pulmonx receives CE approval for expanded labeling of Zephyr endobronchial valve 0 None
2012-01-11 Children delivered by caesarean section at slightly elevated risk of asthma: MoBa study 1 None
2012-01-11 Ortho Kinematics' KineGraph Vertebral Motion Analyzer receives FDA 510(k) clearance 0 None
2012-01-10 TCM therapy makes fertility treatments far more effective: Study 0 None
2012-01-09 Noise-cancelling headphones may reduce pain and anxiety of prostate biopsy 0 None
2012-01-09 Argentine President does not have cancer 0 None
2012-01-09 Pacira provides updated timing for commercial launch of EXPAREL 0 None
2012-01-08 HCA issues commitment to offer full support to PIP breast implant patients 0 None
2012-01-08 Men need colon cancer screening earlier than women: Study 0 None
2012-01-07 Acceptance increases for selective non-operative management of stab, gunshot wound patients 0 None
2012-01-07 World's leading cleft charity performs 250,000th surgery in China 0 None
2012-01-07 AB receives TÜV approval for Neptune waterproof sound processor in Europe 0 None
2012-01-07 Mazor Robotics receives European patent titled, 'Miniature Bone-mounted Surgical Robot' 0 None
2012-01-06 FDA approves TGM's hip and knee systems and related surgical instruments 0 None
2012-01-06 Scottsdale Healthcare is first in Arizona to perform TAVR procedure 0 None
2012-01-06 Proton therapy safe and effective for men with prostate cancer 0 None
2012-01-06 SonoPhoto Dynamic Therapy shows promise against squamous cell carcinoma 1 None
2012-01-06 Olympus adds dissolvable sinus spacing and hemostat products to ENT portfolio 0 None
2012-01-06 UCSD surgeons perform west coast's first ex-vivo liver resection 0 5
2012-01-06 Solar power can make hemodialysis treatments more environmentally friendly 0 None
2012-01-05 CRF sponsors Seventh International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease 0 None
2012-01-05 Twins born five years apart thanks to advanced reproductive technology 0 None
2012-01-05 More abdominal gunshot and stab wounds are being treated without unnecessary operations 0 None
2012-01-05 Study on miscarriage rates following IVF treatment with frozen thawed embryos 0 None
2012-01-05 Positive results from ProFibrix Phase II Fibrocaps clinical trial 0 None
2012-01-05 One in six patients experience deterioration in quality of life after oesophageal cancer surgery 0 None
2012-01-05 Special issue explores military applications of acupuncture 0 None
2012-01-05 Married patients benefit from herniated spinal disc surgery 0 None
2012-01-05 CMS acknowledges clinical improvement linked with use of Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System 0 None
2012-01-05 Hypothermia rarely used in the U.S. hospitals to reduce heart attack cases 0 None
2012-01-05 Free public lecture to look at role of stents in treating coronary artery diseases 0 None
2012-01-05 Weight loss surgery can improve blood sugar control in diabetes patients 0 None
2012-01-04 Veloxis commences LCP-Tacro Phase IIIb study in kidney transplant patients 0 None
2012-01-04 Weight loss surgery cuts risk of heart attacks, strokes: Study 0 None
2012-01-04 Pharmalink raises SEK 35 million to further advance Nefecon and Busulipo 0 None
2012-01-04 Children with biliary atresia better tolerate maternal liver grafts 0 None
2012-01-04 Bariatric surgery may reduce cardiovascular deaths and events in obese patients 0 None
2012-01-04 Johns Hopkins Hospital to open new $1.1B patient care building 0 None
2012-01-04 UofL surgeons perform first transcatheter aortic-valve replacement at Jewish Hospital 0 None
2012-01-04 Cardiff University technique could help predict IVF embryos with best success chances 0 None
2012-01-04 Osiris provides update on Prochymal Phase 2 trial for type 1 diabetes 0 None
2012-01-04 Non-invasive test for early detection of fetal gender 0 None
2012-01-04 Avedro's Lasik Xtra procedure receives CE Approval 0 None
2012-01-04 FDA issues PMA response letter to BioMimetic's Augment Bone Graft 0 None
2012-01-04 Low T Center for testosterone replacement therapy opens new clinic in Denver 1 3
2012-01-03 DBS safe and effective for treatment-resistant depression in patients with unipolar MDD or BP 0 None
2012-01-02 Breast implant rupture risk scrutinized and assessed in depth 0 None


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