Navigation Links
Mainz University Medical Center deploys new system for therapy of metastatic spinal tumors
Date:7/11/2011

pport the filing for Conformit Europenne (CE) Mark certification in 2012.

In the United States alone, 13 percent (190,000 cases) of the 1.5 million new cancer cases diagnosed annually will develop spinal mestasis. Beyond narcotic administration and traditional pain management, the primary modality for treating spinal metastases is external beam radiation. While this represents the current standard of care for treating metastatic cancer, pain relief often requires multiple treatments and weeks to be effective. In addition, radiation therapy often requires that patients suspend chemotherapy treatment of the primary cancer due to cumulative toxicity. Using the DFINE minimally invasive procedure to treat painful metastatic spinal lesions provides immediate pain relief and an improved quality of life. There is also minimal, if any, delay in systemic, curative therapy of the primary cancer therapy - a significant benefit for the patient.

The STARTM System of DFINE incorporates a unique bipolar navigational instrument, which offers unparalleled control and enables the physician to overcome many of the technical challenges which have limited targeted ablation in boney tissues to date. "Due to the critical anatomy in the spine and the invasive nature of conventional surgical procedures to treat spinal metastases, we believe DFINE's minimally invasive therapy that allows targeted delivery of radiofrequency energy for ablation of tumors may provide the fastest and most effective relief from the painful effects of spinal metastases, and thereby represents a significant advance in the patient's treatment," states Kurth.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dr. Renee Dillinger-Reiter
pr@unimedizin-mainz.de
49-613-117-7428
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Wayne State University researcher argues that sex reduces genetic variation
2. New book by Indiana University physicians slays health myths we all thought were true
3. Health providers should emphasize breast cancer screening, Wayne State University research finds
4. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University discover MS-like disease in monkeys
5. Religion benefits traumatic brain injury victims, Wayne State University research finds
6. Internationally recognized BME professor to join University of Texas as visiting scholar
7. Three senior Hebrew University faculty members receive Kaye Awards for innovations
8. Wayne State University researchers win grant from the NSF to target tinnitus
9. Black heart attack patients wait longer for advanced treatment, University of Michigan study shows
10. University of Louisville surgeons perform first prosthetic bypass graft with patients stem cells at point-of-care
11. Boston University School of Medicine professor honored by the Endocrine Society
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/31/2014)... Beach, Florida (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 ... or, the “Company”) today announced it has signed a ... Canada-based companies in the urban cultivation sector - Urban ... (BC Northern Lights”), and W3 Metal Inc. (“W3 Metal” ... the “Target Companies”). Pursuant to the LOI and ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... October 31, 2014 Florida Air ... and girls in grades 6-12, is taking the ... sports injuries and concussions, becoming the first high ... ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) computerized ... NFL Player' lawsuit grabs the headlines, and the ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 In an ... York patients, Dr. Majid Jamali announced he will soon offer ... practice by the end of November. , To build ... Maxillofacial Surgery of New York has become known for, Dr. ... boasts degrees from such top learning institutions as UCLA, Stanford ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 2014 Phoenix dentist , Dr. Christy, ... November. Whether patients simply need routine care or have a ... than now to get that necessary care. The right dental ... routine and even essential treatments due to financial concerns. Throughout ... on any treatments offered by the team at Christy Dental ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... newly arrived flip in hair extensions are unlike ... around people’s heads with a transparent miracle wire undetectable under ... with adjustable loops, which are improved over the basic original ... adjust the wire to best fit the size of their ... of flip ins, they simply need to adjust the wire ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Urban Hydroponics Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Merge with Canadian Hydroponics Companies 2Health News:Urban Hydroponics Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Merge with Canadian Hydroponics Companies 3Health News:Urban Hydroponics Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Merge with Canadian Hydroponics Companies 4Health News:Urban Hydroponics Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Merge with Canadian Hydroponics Companies 5Health News:Florida Air Academy Tackling Concussions Head-On 2Health News:Florida Air Academy Tackling Concussions Head-On 3Health News:Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of New York Adds Orthodontic Patient Services 2Health News:Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of New York Adds Orthodontic Patient Services 3Health News:Phoenix Dentist, Dr. Christy, is Now Offering Ten Percent Off On All Dental Treatments for the Month of November 2Health News:UniWigs Unveiles New Generation of Flip In Hair Extensions 2
... ... was nothing they could do," Geraldine Perrotte said of her pancreatic cancer. But the ... led her to the Illinois Center for Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Diseases at Northwest Community Hospital ... life. , ...
... Researchers have found that polytherapy with multiple anti-epileptic drugs ... monotherapy for patients with refractory epilepsy. This observational ... in causing adverse effects, but suggests that individual susceptibility, ... patients suffer adverse effects. Results of this study ...
... RICHLAND, Wash. Jerry Posakony, scientist at the Department ... by the American Association of Engineering Societies for his ... ultrasound and nondestructive evaluation technologies. AAES has awarded ... memorial to the engineer and 15th president of the ...
... typical addiction criteria, study found , MONDAY, April 19 ... According to new research, the answer is "yes," with ... lamps meeting standard criteria for addiction, while also reporting ... And if this really is the case, addiction treatments ...
... TXStudents, perceptions of their overall experience on campus may ... research has also found a solid relationship between undergraduates, ... quality of life. Are campus green spaces as important ... new study investigating this question revealed some interesting insights. ...
... men who don,t need treatment , MONDAY, April 19 ... prostate cancer test can help improve predictions about which ... The basic test measures blood levels of prostate-specific androgen ... the standard PSA test cannot distinguish between cancers that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Given No Chance to Survive with Pancreatic Cancer, Chicago Woman Finds New Life at Northwest Community Hospital 2Health News:Given No Chance to Survive with Pancreatic Cancer, Chicago Woman Finds New Life at Northwest Community Hospital 3Health News:Adverse drug effects in epileptic patients not correlated with number of prescribed medications 2Health News:Tanning Bed Use Might Become Addictive 2Health News:Tanning Bed Use Might Become Addictive 3Health News:Campus green space more important for undergrads 2Health News:New Test May Predict Prostate Cancer's Aggressiveness 2Health News:New Test May Predict Prostate Cancer's Aggressiveness 3
(Date:10/31/2014)... October 30, 2014 ... the addition of the  "Process Validation in the ... offering.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , ,Key ... Risk Based Approach to Process Validation for Pharmaceutical ... FDA Process Validation Guidance ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 31, 2014  Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... , Isis Pharmaceuticals, Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results ... at 11:30 a.m. ET / 8:30 a.m. PTWhere: ... Internet. Simply log onto our website listed above. If ... a replay of the webcast will be available for ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) today announced ... 30, 2014. "Our third-quarter results ... double-digit growth from HUMIRA and several other key ... in the quarter excluding lipids," said Richard A. ... exceeded our outlook for the quarter and have ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Process Validation in the US and EU (Workshop, London) 2Process Validation in the US and EU (Workshop, London) 3Process Validation in the US and EU (Workshop, London) 4Webcast Alert: Isis Pharmaceuticals' Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call 2Webcast Alert: Isis Pharmaceuticals' Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call 3AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 12AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 13AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 14AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 15AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 16AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 17AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 18AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 19AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 20AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 21AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 22AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 23AbbVie Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results 24
... Basic ergonomic chairs with concave seats ... • Select options like seats, backrests, ... BTT/1P chairs are recommended for the ... room, static control, health care and ...
... concave seats and large backrests with ... seats, backrests, armrests, and casters and ... for top performance in a variety ... clean room, static control, health care ...
... ergonomic chairs with concave seats and ... Select options like seats, backrests, armrests, ... the BE Series for top performance ... industry, education, laboratory, clean room, static ...
... chairs with concave seats and large ... options like seats, backrests, armrests, and ... BE Series for top performance in ... education, laboratory, clean room, static control, ...
Medicine Products: