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Broncus Technologies' Exhale Stent and Other New Devices to Prompt Robust Growth In Emphysema Treatment Market, According to Millennium Research Group

... for the patient. MRG's US Markets for ENT and bronchoscopy Devices 2009 finds that the minimally invasive ... than 13%." MRG's US Markets for ENT and bronchoscopy Devices 2009 report provides an affordable, off-the-shelf solution to tracking important ENT and bronchoscopy market segments and competitor dynamics. This ...

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts

... association for African-Americans. #7123 bronchoscopy SAFE FOR RETRIEVING ASPIRATED PINS FROM MUSLIM ... (Tuesday, October 28, 1:00 PM EST) Flexible bronchoscopy may be a safe method of retrieving aspirated ... charts of 115 patients who underwent fiberoptic bronchoscopy in order to remove a metallic pin from the ...

Interventional Pulmonology Creeping into Bronchoscopy Market

... Pulmonology is expected to increase the bronchoscopy market to approximately $180 million in 2012, ... Millennium Research Group's US Markets for ENT & bronchoscopy 2008 report, an emerging field -- interventional ... $180 million by 2012. To date, the majority of bronchoscopy procedures have been performed to diagnose ...

Novadaq launches PINPOINT: Company's first minimally invasive imaging system

... now recommend the use of autofluorescence bronchoscopy for the localization of certain lung cancers, for ... with pre-invasive disease. "Autofluorescence bronchoscopy has definitely enhanced my ability to treat ... was more sensitive than flexible video bronchoscopy (FVB). Autofluorescence effectively identified ...

MDCT: Non-invasive alternative to bronchoscopy in patients with airway stent complications

... the study. "Our results show that MDCT is a promising alternative to bronchoscopy for surveillance of stents for complications and has the potential to ... they are most amenable to treatment. MDCT has the potential to replace bronchoscopy for the routine surveillance of patients with airway stents," said Dr. ...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

... with biopsies taken at six different standard sites. Subjects were then randomized to receive oral iloprost or placebo for six months. A second bronchoscopy and repeat biopsies were completed at the end of the treatment period. All biopsies were scored on a 1-8 scale based on World Health Organization ...

Pivotal Data on Bronchial Thermoplasty from the Asthma Intervention Research 2 (AIR2) Trial to be Presented at ATS 2009

... bronchial thermoplasty, there is an expected increase and worsening of respiratory-related symptoms, which are of the type expected following bronchoscopy in patients with asthma. These typically occur within a day of the procedure and resolve on average within 7 days with standard care. CAUTION: ...

Allegro Diagnostics Announces Publication in Cancer Prevention Research of Prediction Model for Lung Cancer Diagnosis Integrating Clinical and Genomic Features

... difficult to diagnose by a physician panel," said Dan Rippy, President and CEO of Allegro Diagnostics. "Also, given the fairly low detection rate of bronchoscopy for stage I lung cancer at 15 to 20 percent, a clinicogenomic model using our gene expression biomarker has the potential to dramatically increase ...

OmniGuide Begins European Commercialization

... will primarily be utilized for otology, laryngology and head & neck surgery. Additional applications in gynecology, gastroenterology, laparoscopy and bronchoscopy are under development and will be commercialized over the next year. "Since the beginning of 2007 over 1000 successful minimally invasive surgeries ...

Hushed Genes Might Mean Higher Lung Cancer Risk

... to lung malignancy, U.S. researchers warn. A team at the University of Toledo, in Ohio, say a test for these genes in lung cells collected via bronchoscopy could help identify people genetically at risk for lung cancer. The researchers analyzed the activity of these 15 genes in 25 people with lung ...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

... techniquesendobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB)-- in the diagnosis of peripheral lung lesions has been shown to be ... by tracking of complications. One of the primary negative outcomes in bronchoscopy is pneumothorax. In this study, the rate of pneumothorax using either ENB ...

US County to Compensate Woman Wrongly Quarantined for TB

... of the people were given skin-prick TB tests, but, Kitson said, "Her own daughter, because she had respiratory problems, underwent anesthesia and a bronchoscopy to rule out" the disease. Ryan had undergone a tuberculosis test after more than a year of struggling with respiratory problems, similar to ...

Bronchial Thermoplasty: Boon to Severe Asthma Patients?

... these symptoms, were expected and observed during the period immediately following the procedure. These symptoms were of the type expected following bronchoscopy in patients with asthma, and they resolved on average within seven days. "Following bronchial thermoplasty, patients with severe, refractory ...

Deficiency in Vitamin D Increases the Risk of Cancer

... recently initiated a clinical trial of high-dose calcitriol (vitamin D) replacement in individuals with high risk of lung cancer in whom serial LIFE bronchoscopy and bronchial biopsies will be done. Preclinical studies demonstrate the anti-proliferative and pro-differentiative effects of high-dose ...

PET Scans Help In Monitoring Progress of Lung Inflammation

... lead author Delphine Chen, M.D., chief resident in nuclear medicine at the medical school's Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. "We could perform a bronchoscopy and gather samples directly from the breathing passages, or we could have patients inhale a saline solution and cough it back up." Researchers say ...
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