Navigation Links
Cryoablation Is Focus of 17 Clinical Studies at American Urological Association Annual Meeting
Date:5/21/2008

dies include:

-- A wide-ranging review of the outcomes of cryoablation in 2,558 primary

prostate cancer patients showed efficacy of cryoablation in terms of

biochemical survival and low morbidity. The average age of the

patients, all part of the nationwide Cryo-On-Line Database (COLD)

Registry, was 70 years and 419 of the patients had more than five years

of follow-up.

-- A 10-year, retrospective review of 78 patients at the University of

Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center demonstrated the effectiveness of

cryoablation for prostate cancer patients whose cancer returned after

being originally treated with radiation. After 10 years, more than 80

percent of the patients were disease free after cryoablation and the

investigators concluded that salvage cryoablation is curative in

approximately one-third of patients at 10-year follow up.

-- The first, multi-center study of focal, or partial gland, cryoablation

for 341 prostate cancer patients demonstrated that more than half of

the patients who were potent before the therapy were again potent after

six months, and more than 74 percent resumed potency within 36 months.

Focal cryoablation is designed to destroy the tumors in the prostate

while sparing the nerves to retain potency. These patients are also

part of the COLD Registry.

-- An 88-patient Cleveland Clinic study of the long term disease-free

survival rates (more than five years) of kidney cancer patients showed

that laparoscopic kidney cryoablation is an effective treatment in

select patients. The investigators determined that cancer-specific

survival of 95 percent is possible at five years and 88 percent is

possible at 10 years.

-- Six AUA-sponsored courses and workshops related to cryoablation

focused on prostate ultrasound, abdomi
'/>"/>

SOURCE Endocare, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. CardioFocus Endoscopic Ablation System Earns CE Mark to Treat Atrial Fibrillation; US Clinical Investigation Underway
2. Tablet PC Technology Helps Doctors and Patients Focus on Chemotherapy Side Effects, According to Thomson Healthcare Study
3. Hopkins Report: Focusing on Family Planning Lessens HIV Impact
4. Cleveland Clinic Summits to Focus on Cardiovascular Medical Innovation
5. EnVivo Pharmaceuticals Announces Progress on Major Drug Programs Focusing on Alzheimers, Schizophrenia and Huntingtons Diseases
6. Tapestry Announces Strategy to Focus on TPI 287 Clinical Program
7. Childrens Mental Focus Foundation Announces a Scientific Breakthrough for Children Who Have Been Diagnosed With Autism, ADD and ADHD
8. Rapid Growth of Asia-Pacific Clinical Trials Market Focus of New CenterWatch Report
9. TorreyPines Therapeutics Announces Strategic Plan with Focus on Clinical Development Activities to Maximize Value of Versatile Lead Compounds
10. Focus Diagnostics Launches Laboratory Test for Chikungunya Virus
11. Immtech Focusing on Other Infectious Disease Programs Following Discontinuation of Development of Pafuramidine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Research and Markets ... the "Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry ... - 2018" report to their offering. ... ) Dental consumables are products which are ... impairments, for tooth restoration and in treatment of ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading ... company, awarded several new IT value-added reseller (VAR) ... hospital organizations with IT goods and services at ... agreements, as well as value-added services such as ... New Novation agreements were awarded to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... DUBLIN , January 15, 2014 ... that it has waived the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) ... the outstanding shares of ViroPharma Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM).   ... no longer conditional on OFT approval, and Shire expects to ... currently scheduled expiration time, subject to the satisfaction of all ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3
... Products Company, Inc. has announced the addition of Florida ... Systems. Florida Metrology, based in Jupiter, ... Systems is a line of highly accurate portable metrology ... across the United States. Tim Row of Florida Metrology ...
... FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2010 Sunridge International ... that Ameco Medical is preparing to start the short ... Ameco Medical Equipment L.L.C., Sunridge,s exclusive distributor for ... Bores, Sunridge,s medical consultant, to attend the start of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Florida Metrology To Distribute OASIS Inspection Systems 2
(Date:4/14/2014)... treat children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis is a reasonable ... fewer missed school days, according to a pilot study. ... Hospital and published online April 12 in the ... the first prospective study on nonoperative management of acute ... , Researchers enrolled 77 patients age 7 to 17 ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International ... of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the ... The research team authenticated the panel of biomarkers ... samples. Seven biomarkers were validated at high stringency ... The mass spectrometry data was then cross-validated using ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014) When it comes to the cost and ... Patients get the best care when they are treated ... extensive experience in their current job, according to a ... and Columbia Business School. The study was published in ... Applied Economics . , The review of more ...
(Date:4/13/2014)... STANFORD, Calif. A low-cost empowerment program for ... and sexual harassment of these girls, who live ... and are frequently attacked, a large new study ... Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children,s ... No Worldwide, validated the program,s effectiveness in combating ...
(Date:4/11/2014)... the processes that control brain cell production could pave ... brain-related disorders. , Scientists have gained new understanding of ... how and when nerve and brain cells are formed ... and keeps it healthy. Their findings could help explain ... which is a fundamental characteristic of many diseases including ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 2Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 3Health News:Longer nurse tenure on hospital units leads to higher quality care 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 3Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 4
... INDIANAPOLIS An orphan drug originally used for HIV treatment ... additional sensitivity and pain from opioid use. The study by ... in the March 25, 2011 issue of Brain, Behavior ... in animal models may ultimately make morphine a safer and ...
... , THURSDAY, March 24 (HealthDay News) -- Children ... control more quickly and accurately than those without the ... characterized by repeated involuntary sounds and physical movements called ... or -- in rare adult cases -- blurting out ...
... is available in French and Spanish . ... of Granada , belonging to the Laboratorio de Ciencias de la ... night vision, and the tool required to implement it, which has ... Software Halo v1.0, and a computer where the mouse is used ...
... Nick Harvey of the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton, ... of Lige, Lige, Belgium were presented with the ESCEO ... at a ceremony held during the European Congress on ... Spain. The Awards, valued at 2,500, recognize young ...
... China, investigated eye movements in Chinese and British people to ... how they compare between different human populations. They found ... British people, is much more common in Chinese people, suggesting ... different populations. Tests of eye movements can ...
... Even mild stress can cause long-term disability that prevents people ... been known that mental disorders can be a cause of ... forms of stress should be taken more seriously, according to ... Kingdom, and colleagues. The study included over 17,000 employed ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:A safer, more effective morphine may be possible with Indiana University discovery 2Health News:Children With Tourette Syndrome Have Better Motor Control, Study Finds 2Health News:Researchers develop a halometer that tests alterations in night vision 2Health News:Researchers develop a halometer that tests alterations in night vision 3Health News:Eye movement differs in British and Chinese populations 2Health News:Even Mild Stress Can Lead to Disability, Study Says 2
... offers accuracy, speed, ease of use, ... is an Auto Refractor/Keratometer with both ... elevation, automatic alignment, focusing, printing, high-speed ... other features that have made the ...
Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone otic suspension, USP is a sterile antibacterial and anti-inflammatory suspension for otic use....
Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone ophthalmic suspension is a sterile antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory suspension for ophthalmic use....
Neomycin and Polymyxin B sulfates and Dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment is a multiple dose anti-infective steroid combination in sterile ointment form for topical applications....
Medicine Products: