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Help for liver transplant patients with small-for-size syndrome

... off the splenic artery, either through surgical ligation or radiological coiling, helped six out of seven ... it could happen. They performed splenic artery ligation at the time of transplantation in patients who ... "Portal flow modulation such as splenic artery ligation should be done early rather than delayed," Lo ...

Essure Procedure Now Covered by Medicaid in California

... recovery times associated with traditional tubal ligation surgery." The Essure procedure is now a covered ... birth control procedure that replaces tubal ligation for women. In the comfort of a physician's office ... a market currently occupied by incisional tubal ligation and vasectomy, which combined account for over ...

FDA Advisory Panel Finds Hologic's Adiana(R) Permanent Contraception Approvable

... in more than 600 women." Bilateral tubal ligation -- commonly referred to as "getting your ... the world. Approximately 700,000(1) tubal ligation surgical procedures are performed annually in the ... which examined the long-term failure of tubal ligation for sterilization. About Adiana Permanent ...

Video: FDA Approves Hologic's Adiana(R) Permanent Contraception System

... Adiana system offers safe, simple, effective alternative to tubal ligation BEDFORD, Mass., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc., ... procedures performed in the U.S. last year.(1) "While tubal ligation is the most common form of permanent contraception used throughout the ...

Quest Diagnostics Discovers New Genetic Mutations Affecting Cystic Fibrosis Screening

... In "Identification of cystic fibrosis (CF) variants by PCR/oligonucleotide ligation (OLA) assay,(3)" Quest Diagnostics' scientists analyzed one million ... Identification of cystic fibrosis (CF) variants by PCR/oligonucleotide ligation (OLA) assay. J Mol Diagn 2009, 211-215 (4) Pratt VM, Caggana M, Bridges ...

How to save cost for esophageal varices?

... is sucked into the banding chamber, which applies the rubber band. Band ligation of esophageal varices is now considered the endoscopic procedure of choice ... for which it usually requires 3C4 sessions. Endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) is an expensive procedure, especially for patients from lower ...

Story ideas from molecular & cellular proteomics

... Soderberg and colleagues established a technique called in situ proximity ligation assay (in situ PLA) to reveal protein-protein interactions in cells. The ... Platelet-derived Growth Factor Receptor Beta Using a Generalized Proximity ligation Method, by Malin Jarvius, Janna Paulsson, Irene Weibrecht, Karl-Johan ...

Preventing variceal bleeding

... patient recovered, the other died. The remaining patients underwent three ligation sessions to completely eradicate their varices. During the mean follow up ... of variceal bleeding in cirrhotic patients with high risk varices, but ligation can be complicated by severe and fatal bleeding and is significantly more ...

Fewer Than One Percent of Infertile Couples Who Need Treatment Receive It - Website to Bridge Gap Between Infertile Couples and Fertility Clinics

... visit to an Infertility clinic. Now women that have had their tubes tied can visit a IVF Clinic and have options like embryo transfer or tubal ligation reversal. It is always recommended that both the man and woman show up for the Fertility consultation, for sometimes it may be a issue with Male ...

Growth Opportunity in Brazil's Varicose Vein Treatment Device Market

... approximately $1500 per procedure, patients must pay completely out-of-pocket. In contrast, the cost to the patient for a surgical stripping and ligation procedure in the public system, coupled with a 2-night stay in the hospital, is approximately $300, making surgical stripping one of the most ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Novel Investigational Notes and SSL Devices Featured in 15 Presentations at Sages

... University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center . A Novel Flexible Endoscopic Clip Applier Overcomes the Shortcomings of Currently Used ligation Clips for NOTES (Emerging Tech Poster Presentation) - Determined that the Flexible Ligating Clip Applier quickly and precisely places true, ...

Trista Sutter Announces She Will Get the Essure Permanent Birth Control Procedure

... the couple announced that they were expecting a second child. Trista had expressed interest to her physician that she was considering having a tubal ligation after the delivery. Trista and her doctor had already determined that she would be delivering via C-section, and the couple felt their family would ...

Medication may improve portal hypertension

... of Biomedical Research IDIBAPS of Barcelona, examined the effects of sorafenib on rats with portal hypertension induced by partial portal vein ligation or bile duct ligation. "Our present study is the first to determine if the multiple kinase inhibitor sorafenib causes beneficial effects on the ...

The navel: A single, safe surgical access route for kidney extraction

... etc.) can extract organs affected by cancer or other conditions, such as the prostate gland, uterus, ovarian tumors and cysts, and perform ligation of the ovarian tubes , etc. This embryonic legacy also stimulates the genius of the most seasoned researchers who see the future in the combination ...

Menstrual Bleeding Treatment Safer Than Thought

... ablation." More susceptible to a lack of permanent symptom relief, according to the the team, were GEA patients younger than 45 who had a tubal ligation to prevent pregnancy or had debilitating menstrual pain prior to the procedure. Excessive or prolonged menstrual bleeding affects an estimated ...

JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 12, 2009

... explain the beneficial effects of the TLR9 stimulatory drugs being developed to boost the efficiacy of cancer immunotherapies and vaccines. TITLE: ligation of TLR9 induced on human IL-10secreting Tregs by 1-alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 abrogates regulatory function AUTHOR CONTACT: Catherine M. ...

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

... symptoms of any severity," says Dr. Famuyide. Mayo Clinic research data also showed that patients under age 45, patients who have undergone tubal ligation (a procedure to prevent pregnancy), and patients who experienced debilitating menstrual pain before undergoing GEA were less likely to experience ...

Mylan Creates New Women's Health Care Franchise; Signs Agreement with Famy Care to Develop and Supply 22 Oral Contraceptive Products

... manufactures a wide range of reproductive health care products, including oral and emergency contraceptives, intra-uterine devices (IUDs) and tubal ligation rings. Incorporated in 1990, the company exports its products to more than 50 countries on four continents. The company has established ...

Noninvasive Procedures Show Promise for Esophageal Bleeding

... recommended that all patients with cirrhosis be screened for varices. Those with medium to large varices can be treated with beta-blockers or band ligation to reduce their risk by 50 percent, according to background information in the study. Endoscopy is the current gold standard for varices ...

An emerging candidate for protecting patients from liver injury after abdomen surgery

... of the major compounds of PN, protects against the gut I/R induced liver injury impressively. In this study, the animal model is established by ligation of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) in C57/BL mice for 15 min followed by 30 min reperfusion. The researchers apply several techniques to address ...

Serum carcinoembryonic antigen level can reflect adrenal adenoma

... of providing a sufficient surgical field and anatomical orientation in a timely manner, and that the combined approach allowed easy and early ligation of the drainage vein which was the source of the catecholamines. When surgeons believe that the left adrenal tumor might be producing a large ...

UCLA doctor develops new technique to treat varicose veins

... addition to powered stab phlebectomy, other methods include laser and radiofrequency treatments, which employ heat or energy to seal off veins; vein ligation and stripping, surgical procedures that involving the tying off or removal of veins; and sclerotherapy, a method that involves the injection of a ...

A classic method for modeling skin cancer is featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

... SNPs (single-nucleotide polymorphisms) ( http://www.cshprotocols.org/cgi/content/full/2007/18/pdb.prot4843 ). The method, called the oligonucleotide ligation assay (OLA), will be useful for identifying individuals with disease-related mutations and other genetic variants. It was contributed by Dr. Stuart ...

Placental Problems in Women Linked With Caesarean Section

... The authors believe that caesarean sections cause scarring inside the womb which may affect placental attachment in future pregnancies. The ligation of the uterine vessels during caesarean sections could also damage the lining of the womb, resulting in the low implantation of the placenta in the ...

Placental Problems in Women Linked With Caesarean Section

... The authors believe that caesarean sections cause scarring inside the womb which may affect placental attachment in future pregnancies. The ligation of the uterine vessels during caesarean sections could also damage the lining of the womb, resulting in the low implantation of the placenta in the ...

Surgery Offers Better Treatment For Third Degree Piles

... of 50. Incidence of hemorrhoids is more in men compared to women at occurs mostly between the ages of 45 to 65. Surgical removal and Rubber band ligation (RBL) are the mostly used procedure for treatment of hemorrhoids. Surgical removal of severe hemorrhoids is more effective in the long run than tying ...

Link between C-section Delivery and Stillbirth

... who had had a previous cesarean section and 0.5 per 1000 in those who had not. Researchers say It is possible that intentional or inadvertent ligation of major uterine vessels at the time of first caesarean section could affect uterine blood flow in future pregnancies. ...

Gynecological Surgeries Reduce Cancer Risk

... who had their ovaries surgically removed have a sustained reduction in the risk of both ovarian and peritoneal cancer. Researchers also found tubal ligation and hysterectomy were associated with a 30-percent to 50-percent reduced risk of ovarian cancer. The risk rate was dependent on the type of surgery ...
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