Navigation Links
Veran Medical Receives FDA Clearance to Market Electromagnetic Navigated Bronchoscopy Product: The SPiN Drive(TM) System
Date:12/8/2009

ST LOUIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies announced today that it received clearance (K091934) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a product for the delivery of instruments through the pulmonary tract. "Veran is excited about this clearance as it allows the company to address a huge unmet clinical need in lung cancer diagnosis and treatment," said Jerome R. Edwards, Veran president and chief executive officer. "Leveraging our proprietary IG4 Platform Technology, currently on the market for percutaneous procedures, we are now able to launch our SPiN Drive(TM) System for endobronchial procedures."

Even without formal lung cancer screening, it is estimated that over 6 million Solitary Pulmonary Nodules (SPN's) are found each year in the US on chest CT scans. Lung Cancer is a deadly disease that fatally claims 85% of patients within five years. Many physicians believe the key to improved patient survival chances are linked to the definitive early diagnosis of lung cancer at Stage 1. However, SPN's in the peripheral lung are inaccessible with today's techniques and technologies, leaving patients on "watchful waiting" protocols of repeat CT scans for multiple years causing patient anxiety and significant costs added to the US Healthcare System.

Veran's SPiN Drive(TM) System acts as a GPS-like system to enable pulmonologists and surgeons to access these peripheral SPN's to immediately diagnose malignancy, stop the "watchful waiting" and reduce US Healthcare spending. Recently, the American Medical Association (AMA) issued a new Category 1 CPT code for the use of electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy (ENB) devices to target to lesions or spots deep in the lungs. The company believes in the future that the SPiN Drive(TM) System may enable the delivery of several therapies to treat lung cancer at an early stage before it has spread to the lymphatic system when pati
'/>"/>

SOURCE Veran Medical Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. VIDA Diagnostics and Veran Medical Sign Definitive Agreement for Joint Development of Endobronchial Navigation System
2. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
3. You May Have a Thyroid Problem and Not Know It - Particularly If Youre Over 60, Says a New Harvard Medical School Report
4. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
5. Globus Medical Raises $110 Million in Series E Financing Round
6. Quark Pharmaceuticals Appoints New Chief Medical Officer
7. Boston University Biomedical Engineers Find Chink in Bacterias Armor
8. Rochester Medical Anti-Infection Foley Catheter Demonstrates Effectiveness in Randomized Trial
9. Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. Begins Patient Enrollment for its SFP Dose-Ranging Study
10. Flexible Medical Systems Raises $1.2M Seed Investment for Initial Human Trials
11. Cleveland Clinic Summits to Focus on Cardiovascular Medical Innovation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... N.Y. , Aug. 21, 2014  The board ... ), a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions, ... been named chief financial officer, effective immediately.  Mr. Groff ... since August 2013.  He joined VirtualScopics in January 2006 ... in February 2013. "When the board of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014  Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ) today ... Quarterly highlights 1   Operating results ... first quarter of fiscal 2014, and other achievements, include: ... of 6.8%; , Strong international net sales of $13.2 ... , U.S. net product sales reached a new high ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... N.Y. , Aug. 20, 2014 ... today announced that after months of hard work ... finished the new Snorenz formulation and package design.  ... E and B-6 back into the product due ... as longer lasting effects.  Snorenz Nighttime will also ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 2VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 3VirtualScopics, Inc. Names James Groff Chief Financial Officer 4Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 2Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 3Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 4Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 5Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 6Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 7Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 8Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 9Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 10Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 11Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 12Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 13Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 14Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 15Cyberonics Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results 16Northstar completes the first phase of its new retail strategy and prepares to ship reformulated Snorenz with all new packaging 2
... PositiveFriends.com, (http://www.positivefriends.com ), a new online support ... today announced its official,launch into the online social ... the result of two years of R&D and ... HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Herpes, and,HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) varying ...
... to show encouraging anti-tumor activity in,non- small cell lung cancer; Phase ... ... SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24 Exelixis, Inc.,(Nasdaq: EXEL ) ... inhibitor of EGFR, HER2 and VEGFR kinases, in previously untreated,clinically selected ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PositiveFriends.com Launches STD Social Networking Site Balancing Dating with Online Support Features 2Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 2Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 3Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 4Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference 5
(Date:8/22/2014)... The New Jersey Institute for Food, ... University of New Jersey has joined forces with ... educate young people about health and nutrition in a ... both organizations. , The partnership will encompass quarterly custom ... and video communications. ChopChop Magazine features plenty of ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ... painkillers containing hydrocodone, which has been tied to a ... The new restrictions would cover prescription narcotic drugs such ... in the same regulatory class as painkillers such as ... access to a three-month supply of the drug and ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without ... new study from the University of Waterloo. ... Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking behaviours of ... of cigarettes with markedly reduced nicotine levels. , ... of which have very similar levels of nicotine ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... The leather seat covers provided ... experts to meet customers’specific product needs. Recently, the company has ... . , The company wants to provide worldwide clients ... the seat cover industry for a long time. According to ... offered at promotional rates. Among all the new products, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 AcousticSheep LLC participated in one ... – the first Color Run – otherwise known as the “Happiest ... 2014 and over 10,900 participants from Erie, surrounding areas, and even ... in one of the largest running events put on in Erie, ... the “Happiest 5K on the Planet.” The event took place on ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health to Launch Innovative Partnership with Award-Winning Children’s Anti-Obesity Organization, ChopChop Kids 2Health News:New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health to Launch Innovative Partnership with Award-Winning Children’s Anti-Obesity Organization, ChopChop Kids 3Health News:U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers 2Health News:U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers 3Health News:Smokers consume same amount of cigarettes regardless of nicotine levels 2Health News:Custom 1993-1996 Chevrolet Camaro Leather Seat Covers Now for Sale at Lseat.com 2Health News:RunPhones® Reveals Erie, PA Enthusiasm Impressed Color Run Director 2Health News:RunPhones® Reveals Erie, PA Enthusiasm Impressed Color Run Director 3
... , , - Ninety-minute Report ... SMILEY and NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT - , , ... a major address on healthcare to a joint session of Congress ... and NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT are collaborating to provide a timely and ...
... , , LOS ... Dr. Christina Restrepo has achieved diplomate status with the American College ... Restrepo graduated in 2003 from the University of Florida College of ... small animal medicine and surgery at the renowned Animal Medical Center ...
... , , Actuaries Urge President to ... WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 The American Academy of Actuaries ... is expecting there to be an increase in the number of people without ... According to last year,s Census Bureau estimates, nearly 46 million people were ...
... Only Hospital in Northern and Central California to ... REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 8 Sequoia Hospital announced that ... ablation procedures, making it the highest total volume A-Fib ablation ... Numerous medical journals and world-wide ablation center surveys have documented ...
... when disease will respond to cancer drug , TUESDAY, Sept. ... into whether certain aggressive cancers -- including those that attack ... certain anti-cancer drug. , The key appears to lie in ... 6 online issue of Nature Medicine . , Researchers ...
... diabetes in children, University of Iowa researchers have discovered ... and insulin secretion. The mechanism involves a protein called ... human heart arrhythmias. The findings, which ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:PBS Special on Health Care Reform 2Health News:PBS Special on Health Care Reform 3Health News:PBS Special on Health Care Reform 4Health News:Animal Dermatology Clinic Marina del Rey Announces Dr. Christina Restrepo, DVM Achieves Diplomate Status With the American College of Veterinary Dermatology 2Health News:Actuaries: Unemployment May Boost Number of Uninsured 2Health News:Sequoia Hospital Announces High Volume Cardiac Arrhythmia Program 2Health News:Sequoia Hospital Announces High Volume Cardiac Arrhythmia Program 3Health News:Team reveals molecular mechanism underlying a form of diabetes 2
... Keeler Galilean loupes are ideal ... when increased magnification and a large ... loupes are laser aligned, lightweight and ... ,Fixed working distance and superior depth ...
U tip irrigation-aspiration cannual designed for manual removal of 12 oclock cortex. 23 gauge thin wall irrigation and aspiration lines for maximum aspiration capabilities. Polished finish. Overall l...
... stools come with five legs for ... 18" to 25" (total vertical travel ... rubber castors. Comfortable, durable and fire ... as standard, other colors available by ...
Anterior Stromal Puncture Cannula, 25 g. For treatment of recurrent corneal erosion. Overall length 24 mm. 5/box....
Medicine Products: