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Published Data Confirms First 3D Ultrasound for Breast Cancer Treatment Planning Helps Radiation Oncologists Better Define Treatment Region

... of cases, the variability between lumpectomy cavity contours was reduced when ultrasound was used ... System is also used to image the lumpectomy cavity daily with each radiation treatment, to get an actual visual image and location of the tumor cavity on a regular basis. While the breast cancer ...

BeneChill Launches European Study of Intra-Arrest Cooling

... deliver a proprietary inert coolant to the nasal cavity to reduce temperature in clinically indicated ... "The RhinoChill Device uses the nasal cavity for cooling," Dr. Rozenberg stressed, noting "This is advantageous since the nasal cavity allows easy access into the body, is in close ...

LSUHSC public health contributes to estimate of HPV-related cancers

... of the cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, anus, oral cavity and oropharynx. Human papillomaviruses comprise ... cancers of the oropharynx and oral cavity in the US, 1998-2003 (p 2901-2909), and Cancer ... white and non-Hispanic women (both 8.4). ORAL cavity AND OROPHARYNX: Cancers in some areas of the head ...

Breast Cancer Patients Experience a Faster Return to Normal Life

... APBI concentrates the radiation dose inside the cavity of the original tumor. In APBI, a balloon ... in a 360-degree motion inside the surgical cavity twice a day for five days. Each treatment session ... no evidence of metastasis, and a tumor cavity that is surrounded by a good margin of healthy ...

Fibroids common, but women have options

... are more likely to move to the endometrial cavity after uterine artery embolization (UAE) but ... Of these, 33% migrated to the endometrial cavity after UAE, said Sachit Verma, MD, lead author of ... that fibroids bordering on or inside the uterine cavity may require cervical dilatation or hysteroscopic ...

Cavities in Children Reduced Over 60 Percent by New Experimental Chewable Mints

... CaviStat(R), an innovative, fluoride-free, cavity fighting complex. CaviStat is designed to mimic the profound cavity fighting benefits of saliva, by neutralizing ... with almost half of all children having a cavity by second grade and 80 percent having a cavity by ...

West Los Angeles Dental Practice Adds ezlase Laser Treatment to its Services

... list of dental procedures, which includes the Diagnodent early cavity detection laser , Zoom teeth whitening , Invisalign clear braces , ... offered, including the new ezlase Laser Treatment, the Diagnodent early cavity detection laser, Zoom teeth whitening, Invisalign clear braces, dental ...

UT Southwestern, UT Arlington to develop magnetic surgery tools

... of motion while reducing the number of entry ports into the abdominal cavity required for surgery. The Magnetic Anchoring and Guidance System (MAGS) ... The idea of using magnets to manipulate the instruments in the abdominal cavity was formulated after Dr. Cadeddu watched a television show featuring teens ...

Volcano Announces OCT Activities at EuroPCR 2009

... to be a truly revolutionary new class of ultra-miniaturized external cavity lasers that are expected to power the highest performance OCT systems for ... Axsun laser is by far the smallest and simplest high performance external cavity laser available in the world. This miniaturization is expected to provide ...

ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber

... Ag ribbon dressing makes it ideal for use in packing a wide variety of cavity wounds, such as post-surgical wounds, excised abscesses, pilonidal cysts, ... of Aquacel(R) and Aquacel(R) Ag with Strengthening Fiber against cavity Wound Dressings. Report No. WHRI 3183 MS039. December 1, 2008. Data on ...

Anti-microbial catheter to cut infection risk for dialysis patients

... of life. CAPD uses a catheter directly into the patient's peritoneal cavity to collect waste fluids and replace them with dialysis solution, which is ... needs to be left in the body and its direct insertion into the peritoneal cavity leaves the patient especially vulnerable to infection which often means ...

Ethnicity May Drive Response to Obesity, Insulin Resistance

... a chemical form of fat in food and the blood, in their abdominal cavity where the liver resides. Blacks also seem to be less likely to develop the ... blacks, whites and Hispanics. The amount of fat in one's abdominal cavity area was related to the liver fat the person had, regardless of ethnicity, ...

Million women study shows even moderate alcohol consumption associated with increased cancer risk

... liver. Women who also smoked had an increased risk of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx, esophagus, and larynx. The type of alcohol consumed--wine ... cancers per 1000 women up to age 75; one additional cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx; one additional cancer of the rectum; and an increase of 0.7 ...

SurgiQuest Announces First Single Port Procedure for Uterus and Ovary Removal Using AirSeal(TM) Access System

... on traditional gaskets or valves. This provides unobstructed access to the cavity without losing intra-abdominal pressure and enabled Drs. DiSciullo and ... the AirSeal(TM) system provides unobstructed access to the abdominal cavity without losing intra-abdominal gas pressure. This groundbreaking, ...

CAPHOSOL results in minimal oral mucositis and pain in head/neck cancer patients

... N.C. "Oral mucositis results from erosion of epithelial cells in the oral cavity -- cells lining the surface of the throat and esophagus -- during therapy. ... cancers of the head or neck receiving radiation therapy involving the oral cavity is 97%. Severe (grade 3/4) OM is a frequent complication. Oral ...

Lumenis(R) Introduces Four New Products & Delivery Devices at the 2008 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia USA

... The unit's integrated design, enhanced optics and advanced laser cavity make the Trio one of the highest performing laser products in the ... system's fully integrated design, enhanced optics and advanced laser cavity make the Duet one of the best performing laser products in its ...

Singapore Medicine - First in South East Asia to Offer Robotic Surgery for Gynaecologic Cancers

... without the disadvantages of open surgery. Access to the abdominal cavity can be achieved without a large incision, while providing good ... allows the surgeon to operate naturally within the abdominal cavity and directly and intuitively on diseased tissue. This is made possible by ...

Uterus Size May Predict Risk for Premature Twins After IVF

... give birth prematurely. They theorized that this was because the uterine cavity had been distended by the previous pregnancies. Using transvaginal ... decreased fetal mortality. They also plan to study whether a short uterine cavity affects single pregnancies to find whether it can identify which women may ...

Mouth Swab May One Day Diagnose Lung Cancer

... nothing more than a quick swab of the mouth, a new study suggests. Oral cavity tissue damage -- at the molecular level -- appears to be a highly accurate ... almost equally in both mouth and lung tissue. In theory, this makes oral cavity sampling nearly as effective as lung tissue sampling for diagnosing lung ...

SurgiQuest Announces First Procedure Using AirSeal(TM) Access System

... not rely on gaskets or seals. This provides unobstructed access to the cavity without loosing intra-abdominal pressure and enabled Dr .Earle to ... ports, the AirSeal system provides unobstructed access to the abdominal cavity without loosing intra-abdominal pressure. This unencumbered approach to ...

Combo Treatment Ups Survival When Cancer Spreads to Abdominal Lining

... that has spread to the peritoneum -- the membrane lining the abdominal cavity -- surgery combined with a special kind of chemotherapy can improve ... percent and 11.3 percent. The presence of malignant fluid in the abdominal cavity was a significant predictor of decreased survival among patients with HM. ...

Scientists using laser light to detect potential diseases via breath samples, says new study

... Ye's team had several CU-Boulder volunteer students breath into an optical cavity -- a space between two curved mirrors -- and then directed sets of ultrafast laser pulses into the cavity. As the light pulses ricocheted around the cavity tens of thousands of times, the researchers determined which frequencies ...

Laser light may be able to detect diseases on the breath

... into an optical cavitya space between two standing mirrors. The optical cavity was designed so that when they aimed a pulsed laser light into it, the ... increasing the sensitivity. By comparing the light coming out of the cavity to the light that went in, Ye and his colleagues could determine which ...

BeneChill's RhinoChill System Receives CE Marking for European Commercial Sale

... uses a nasal catheter to deliver a proprietary inert coolant to the nasal cavity to reduce patient temperature. Therapeutic hypothermia (reducing patient ... to the brain." Dr. Rozenberg also noted that using the nasal cavity enables treatment by non-specialized medical personnel using non-sterile ...

Pheromones identified that trigger aggression between male mice

... organ. The vomeronasal organ is one of two locations in the mouse's nasal cavity that houses sensory receptor cells that detect pheromones. The other location is the main olfactory epithelium, the part of the nasal cavity that also detects smells. Earlier research conducted by the group had ...

Video: Trinity Mother Frances Neurosurgeon First in Region to Remove Brain Tumor Using Unique Surgical Procedure

... of nasal septum and/or nasal turbinates because the patient's nasal cavity is used to access the pituitary tumor. The pituitary gland is a ... an endoscope. The four-millimeter endoscope is inserted through a nasal cavity in front of the tumor and the tumor is extracted with special ...

Coming Soon: Pain-Free Dentistry

... apply to the dentist's office, according to a team developing a drill-free cavity treatment. The technique may be available to dentists and their ... and prepare cavities for filling. In typical (and often painful) cavity repair, the dentist drills away the affected area and then makes a filling ...

Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

... for example, for maybe 30 years now that heavy drinking increases the risk for esophageal cancer," he said. "And drinking and oral cancer of the oral cavity and larynx are also well-established risks. Those are the strongest associations previously identified, although pancreatic and liver cancers have ...

Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?

... school hours are lost each year nationwide because of dental-related illness, and more than half of children aged five to nine have had at least one cavity or filling, with 78 percent of 17-year-olds having experienced tooth decay. "We encourage our members to make sure their children start the ...

Social Stress Sends Body Fat to the Stomach

... often as dominant monkeys, and were often the target of aggression. The subordinate monkeys in this study then developed more fat in the abdominal cavity than other monkeys. Social subordination causes the release of stress hormones that promote fat accumulation in the abdomen, the researchers said. ...

Researchers effectively treat tumors with use of nanotubes

... however, Torti said there is no barrier to applying the therapy into humans to treat tumors close to the surface of the skin, such as in the oral cavity and bladder wall. "We're excited about this," Torti said. "This is the intersection between the physical and the medical sciences that represents ...

Study in this Week's Issue of Cell Finds Injected Growth Factor Spurs Heart Regeneration

... the study's senior investigator and a practicing pediatric cardiologist at Children's since 2007. When the team injected NRG1 into the peritoneal cavity of live mice after a heart attack, once daily for 12 weeks, heart regeneration was increased and pumping function (ejection fraction, assessed on ...

Young Black, Hispanic Women Tend to Develop 'Love Handles'

... in Winston-Salem, N.C., found black and Hispanic young adults tended to pack on both visceral adipose tissue (VAT), the fat found in the abdominal cavity around internal organs, and subcutaneous abdominal tissue (SAT), the visible, pinchable fat known as "love handles." However, the increase was ...

NOSCAR(R) Increases NOTES(R) Research with Olympus Medical Systems Corporation Grant

... may one day be performed without skin incisions. The natural orifices may provide the entry point for surgical interventions in the peritoneal cavity thereby avoiding abdominal wall incisions. For more information, visit www.noscar.org . About the Society of American Gastrointestinal ...

NOSCAR(R) Announces NOTES(R) Multicenter Human Trials in the U.S.

... may one day be performed without skin incisions. The natural orifices may provide the entry point for surgical interventions in the peritoneal cavity thereby avoiding abdominal wall incisions. For more information, visit www.noscar.org . About the Society of American Gastrointestinal and ...

South Florida Dentist Dr. Craig Spodak Recommends Artificial Sweetener Xylitol to Help Prevent Cavities

... dental decay. According to Spodak, this may cause Streptococcus mutans to lose a competitive edge in the oral ecosystem. The proper protocol for cavity protection is to chew two pieces of Xylitol gum three to five times daily for at least five minutes per chewing session, according to Spodak. ...

Study shows endoscopic surgery as effective open surgery for nasal cancer

... These findings appear in the July issue of Laryngoscope . Esthesioneuroblastoma is a very rare cancer that develops in the upper part of the nasal cavity and thought to derive from neural tissue associated with the sense of smell. While this tumor generally grows slowly, in some cases it progresses ...

Measurements fail to identify TB patients who could benefit from shorter treatment course

... to work in a study published online by the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . The two measurements were absence of a cavity (an abscess caused by TB) in the lungs (detected by chest X-ray) and failure to grow TB bacteria from the sputum once drug treatment was started ...

Report: Asbestos Litigation Disaster for Investors Could Be Repeated With Nanotechnology Unless SEC and FASB Close Eight Major Loopholes Now Preventing Honest Disclosures

... are one type of nanotechnology. Some forms of these materials have already been found to cause granulomas in the lining, or mesothelia, of the body cavity of laboratory animals. Granulomas are pathological responses known to be precursors of mesothelioma, one of the diseases caused by asbestos. ...

External beam partial breast irradiation most cost-effective treatment

... to the breast after a lumpectomy and brachy-PBI delivers radiation through either implanted needles or a small sphere placed into the post-lumpectomy cavity in the breast. Whole breast radiation therapy is currently the standard of care, but it is a more time-consuming treatment, as it involves five to ...
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