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ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... second half of 2009. Surgical ablation Cryoablation revenues of $4.7 million in ... increased support throughout the length of the ablation segment. The increased rigidity of the probe ... positions in heart valve therapy and surgical ablation through the introduction of genuinely ...

Photos: One Million Patients Choose Hologic's NovaSure(R) System Over Hysterectomy

... distress. In 2008, global endometrial ablation (GEA) procedures were the most common treatment ... who suggested she have the NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure. NovaSure effectively treated Yvette's ... the NovaSure System The NovaSure endometrial ablation system, manufactured and marketed by Hologic, ....

New Outpatient Treatment for Heartburn-Related Problem Stops Esophageal Cancer Before It Starts

... in Arlington Heights, the latest news on HALO ablation Therapy, or endoscopic ablation therapy, was confirming. A study published in ... New England Journal of Medicine (''Radiofrequency ablation in Barrett's Esophagus with Dysplasia,'' May 28, ...

Endoscopic Technologies to Pay U.S. $1.4 Million to Resolve Allegations of Medicare Fraud

... with the alleged promotion of its surgical ablation devices, the Justice Department announced today. Surgical ablation devices use focused energy to create controlled ... lawsuits filed by relators against other surgical ablation device manufacturers. The United States ...

Advanced Heart Procedure Treats Growing Problem

... advanced surgical procedure called thoracoscopic ablation on Simonis to correct the condition that plagued ... dramatically." Benefits of thoracoscopic ablation Surgery for atrial fibrillation previously ... minimally-invasive options like thoracoscopic ablation have been developed, which allow doctors to ...

CardioFocus Receives CE Mark for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Catheter

... to commence European marketing of the Endoscopic ablation System (EAS) to treat patients with atrial ... societies have endorsed the use of catheter ablation therapy when anti-arrhythmic drugs are ... "The EAS represents a new era for catheter ablation of this complex arrhythmia. The CardioFocus ...

Misonix Announces Participation in 2nd International Workshop on Focal Therapy

... technology, which in Europe is used for the ablation of tumors and worldwide for other acute health ... Intensity Focused Ultrasound and other advanced ablation modalities were featured throughout the program. ... Europe, Latin America and Asia for trans-rectal ablation of tumors of the prostate gland. Characteristics ...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the Joint Meeting of the Society for Heart Valve Disease and Heart Valve Society of America

... product offering is the ATS CryoMaze(R) Surgical ablation System which is used to treat patients with ... used by a growing number of surgeons as their ablation technology of choice. Hands-on ... heart valve disease therapy and surgical ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. ATS was originally ...

Big disparities in the treatment of arrhythmias across Europe

... pacemaker therapy and the penetration of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation is very different. Data ... field of invasive electrophysiology and catheter ablation for supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias ... 450/ million. The same is true for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation which varies tremendously, ...

Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST™ System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment

... ™ system for radiofrequency (RF) thermal ablation to be "significantly superior" to ... randomized, single-blinded study of 87 vein ablation procedures in 69 patients, comparing the ... treatment. Specifically, radiofrequency vein ablation using the ClosureFAST catheter was shown to ...

Frost & Sullivan: Momentum Mounting for Catheter Ablation Technologies in Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

... and recent FDA approval of the first catheter ablation system for treatment of atrial fibrillation in ... a variety of critical dynamics of catheter ablation approaches and technologies in treatment of both ... increase in awareness of the latest trends in EP ablation procedures and technologies was noted. ...

A Milestone of Opportunity for VNUS Medical Technologies

... with the VNUS Closure radiofrequency vein ablation system has surpassed 500,000 worldwide. ... insurance insurers covering radiofrequency vein ablation for patients with symptomatic varicose veins and ... June 2008: VNUS licenses its patents for vein ablation to laser competitors April 2009: UK ...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting

... product offering is the ATS CryoMaze(R) Surgical ablation System which is used to treat patients with ... used by a growing number of surgeons as their ablation technology of choice. ATS is sponsoring a ... by Ralph Damiano, MD. The ATS CryoMaze Surgical ablation System is uniquely suited for robotic and ...

Heat Therapy May Help Prevent Esophageal Cancer

... May 27 (HealthDay News) -- Radiofrequency ablation is an effective treatment for precancerous ... selected to receive either radiofrequency ablation (RFA) -- which uses heat to destroy abnormal ... difference between treatment with radiofrequency ablation and a placebo or 'sham' treatment. It's a ...

Expert consensus on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias

... for more research to be undertaken into catheter ablation in the field of ventricular arrhythmia (VA) has ... indications, techniques and outcomes of catheter ablation for treatment of ventricular arrhythmias, a ... substantial evolution of techniques for catheter ablation in VA. We hope this document will help identify ...

Heating heart with catheter better than drugs for common heart rhythm disorder

... so convincing the trial was halted early. The ablation group also scored significantly higher on a ... she said. Wilber performed a catheter ablation on Drabant in May, 2008, and she no longer has ... surgery and catheter ablation. In the ablation procedure, an electrophysiologist destroys small ...

Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., Joins The Mount Sinai Medical Center as Director of Electrophysiology Laboratories

... and the first use of an endoscopic balloon ablation catheter to visually guide ablation of atrial fibrillation. In 2003, he led the team ... CT/MR images of the heart to guide catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. He has published ...

US Market for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Varicose Veins to Rise to More than $215 Million by 2013

... Endovenous ablation to drive Varicose Vein Market into 2013, ... 2009 report, the US market for endovenous ablation devices will undergo significant growth through ... to more than $200 million. The endovenous ablation market, which consists of endovenous ...

CSA Medical, Inc. Announces Launch of New Web Site for Spray Cryotherapy

... CSA Medical, Inc., manufacturer of the CryoSpray ablation system, announced today the official launch of ... and physicians more insight about the CryoSpray ablation procedure and its benefits, and helps patients ... proven science of cryotherapy. With the CryoSpray ablation System, physicians have the ability to quickly ...

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center First in Nation to Use NaviStar(R) RMT ThermoCool(R) Catheter Since Technology Received FDA Approval

... ThermoCool(R) Catheter for radiofrequency (RF) ablation is used with the NIOBE(R) Magnetic Navigation ... which helps steer a catheter remotely and guide ablation to targeted areas that require treatment. An ... of no more than 42 degrees Celsius while ablation energy is being delivered to the heart tissue. ...

ATS Medical Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Results

... as well as growth in the Company's surgical ablation business. The GAAP operating loss for the ... replacement patients. Surgical ablation The Company announced the ... heart valve disease therapy and surgical ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. ATS was originally ...

MedWaves, Inc. Announces Receipt of MDD CE Certification and Additional U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market Its Patented Microwave Coagulation/Ablation System and Devices

... microwave and radiofrequency (RF) thermal ablation technologies, the standard of treatment for ... resection surgery. For these patients, microwave ablation can be adjunctive or a replacement for the ... or patient condition. About the AveCure(R) ablation System and Devices: -- FDA 510(k) clearances ...

Targeted nanospheres find, penetrate, then fuel burning of melanoma

... to tumors in conjunction with photothermal ablation - a minimally invasive treatment that uses heat ... visible or ultraviolet light. Photothermal ablation is used to treat some cancers by embedding ... is applied to the tumor, Li said. Photothermal ablation has been explored for melanoma, but because it ...

Menstrual Bleeding Treatment Safer Than Thought

... ablation technique is a less invasive alternative to ... to hysterectomy called global endometrial ablation (GEA), a new study finds. GEA, a relatively ... past five to six years that global endometrial ablation devices are very effective," Mayo Clinic ...

Increasing Use of Ablation to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

... EP ablation Catheter Market to grow to over $480 million by ... US Markets for Electrophysiology (EP) Mapping and ablation Devices 2009 report, an increase in the number of catheter ablation procedures for treating atrial fibrillation (AF) ...

Rhode Island Hospital first in US to treat kidney tumor with new device using electrical pulses

... known as NanoKnife. Damian Dupuy, MD, director of ablation services at Rhode Island Hospital and a national pioneer in ablation treatment, performed the procedure -- the first ... it uses electricity rather than heat like other ablation techniques such as cryo-ablation, radiofrequency ...

Mayo researchers offer new insight into effectiveness of procedure to stop heavy menstrual bleeding

... less invasive procedure called global endometrial ablation (GEA) preserves the uterus, while decreasing ... past five to six years that global endometrial ablation devices are very effective," says Mayo Clinic ... a hysterectomy or another treatment following ablation to achieve permanent symptom relief can be costly ...

ATS Medical Announces Third Quarter Results

... rises 39.1% and ATS CryoMaze surgical ablation products revenue grows 21.7%. - Third quarter ... from the Company's ATS CryoMaze(TM) surgical ablation products for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias ... Surgical Arrhythmias -- ATS CryoMaze surgical ablation clamp: The Company launched a ...

CoolTouch Launches 'CoolLipo Trio' Offering Physicians Three Functions in One

... skin rejuvenation and endovenous ablation - ROSEVILLE, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ... and skin tightening with CoolLipo(TM), endovenous ablation with CTEV(TM) and non-ablative skin rejuvenation ... collagen regeneration and endovenous ablation of varicose veins. This particular wavelength ...

Innovative Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Catheter Ablation System From Ablation Frontiers is Subject of Two Abstracts at Heart Rhythm Congress UK

... CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ablation Frontiers, Inc., announced today that two ... its innovative Atrial Fibrillation (AF) cardiac ablation system were presented at the 5th Annual Heart ... UK. Dr. Murray's abstract contrasted AF ablation results using ...

Novel imaging approach may assist in predicting success of treatment for atrial fibrillation

... formation within the left atrium (LA) after RF ablation helps to predict the success of the procedure in ... and, potentially, predict the success of RF ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation." MRI is ... of the left atrium both before and after RF ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation. They ...

ATS Medical Products Featured Prominently in Scientific Presentations at European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS) Annual Meeting

... Director. The ATS CryoMaze Clamp is the only ablation clamp that offers visible transmurality and allows for safe and effective concomitant ablation in coronary artery bypass graft and aortic ... Rationale for Lesion Patterns and Cryosurgery." ablation therapy is expected to be a key growth driver ...

Advanced blood analysis may speed diagnosis of heart attacks

... can be treated with a technique called septal ablation pioneered by Michael Fifer, MD, of MGH ... that significantly changed right after the ablation process, a time period during which currently ... four metabolites that increased in response to ablation and also were elevated in patients with true ...

AtriCure to Participate at the Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference and the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference in September

... and selling innovative cardiac surgical ablation systems designed to create precise lesions, or ... of the AtriCure Isolator(R) bipolar ablation system as a treatment alternative during ... system, including its Isolator Synergy(TM) ablation clamps, and AtriCure's multifunctional pen and ...

ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter Results

... of cardiac arrhythmias. * ATS CryoMaze surgical ablation system: Several new products are ... Company anticipates launching a next generation ablation clamp and probe in the third quarter. Tissue ... heart valve repair and ATS CryoMaze(TM) surgical ablation products. The ATS Medical web site is ....

AtriCure to Present at the BMO Focus on Healthcare and Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conferences in August

... and selling innovative cardiac surgical ablation systems designed to create precise lesions, or ... of the AtriCure Isolator(R) bipolar ablation system as a treatment alternative during ... system, including its Isolator Synergy(TM) ablation clamps, and AtriCure's multifunctional pen and ...

Endoscopic circumferential ablation promising for Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia

... patients treated with endoscopic circumferential ablation who had at least one follow-up biopsy session, ... the first to report on the use of circumferential ablation for BE HGD. The study appears in the July issue ... of endoscopic circumferential balloon-based ablation using radiofrequency energy for the treatment of ...

Precancerous Esophagus Disease Eliminated in 98.4% of Patients Treated With HALO Ablation System

... treatments using two components of the HALO ablation system -- the HALO360 and HALO90 ablation catheters -- to remove the diseased cells of the ... were 17 scientific presentations related to HALO ablation for Barrett's esophagus, including the interim ...

Chinese Electrophysiology Market to Grow at a CAGR of 20% Over the Next Five Years

... years, driven by the increasing acceptance of EP ablation for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias (a ... Chinese and Japanese Markets for EP Mapping and ablation Devices 2008 reports, the Chinese EP market was ... The rapid growth in Chinese EP mapping and ablation devices is due to the rising life expectancy and ...

The AtriCure Minimally Invasive Platform Highlighted by Prominent Cardiac Surgeons and Electrophysiologists at Cardiostim in Nice, France

... of electrophysiology mapping during surgical ablation and the expanding role of this minimally invasive ... our investigation of an expanded ablation procedure using the Coolrail(TM) system for ... and selling innovative cardiac surgical ablation systems designed to create precise lesions, or ...
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