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ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... ablation segment. The increased rigidity of the probe addresses the preference of some surgeons to have a cryoablation probe with the feel of a more substantial surgical instrument. The ATS CryoMaze 10-S probe has optimal shape retention while remaining ...

ATS Medical Announces First Use of the New ATS CryoMaze 10-S Probe

... new ATS CryoMaze(TM) 10-S Surgical Cryoablation probe for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. The ... ) The ATS CryoMaze 10-S probe complements the current product offering by adding a linear cryoablation probe that is more rigid than the current ATS CryoMaze ...

New Evidence that Bush Administration Impeded 3 Investigations into Alleged Massacre of Up to 2,000 Prisoners in Afghanistan

... Rights (PHR) has issued a call for a criminal probe in the wake of a major New York Times story ... the Bush Administration impeded an FBI criminal probe of the alleged Dasht-e-Leili massacre. ... Obama must open a full and transparent criminal probe and prosecute any US officials found to have ...

Worldwide success in treatment of liver tumors

... to remove a tumour, but we can place a microwave probe in by keyhole or percutaneous (through the skin) ... "They only heat up the tissue at the end of the probe and no energy is sent through the body. We can ... so that accurate placement of the microwave probe can be achieved. We have not seen significant ...

UCLA scientists develop crystal ball for personalized cancer treatment

... study, Radu and his colleagues created a small probe by slightly altering the molecular structure of ... used chemotherapy drugs. They labeled the probe with a special tag that enabled them to watch its ... In this study, the UCLA team injected the probe into mice that had developed leukemia and ...

China Medical Technologies Announces the Receipt of SFDA Approval for Two of its FISH Probes and the Approval for the Hi-Tech Enterprise Status for its PRC Subsidiaries

... has received approval for its Prenatal FISH probe and Cervical Cancer FISH probe from the State Food and Drug Administration (the ... of China (the "PRC"). The Prenatal FISH probe is a detection kit for the analysis of ...

Zurado's PXT Wireless Technology Provides Users with On-The-Spot Information About Nearby People

... too. A mobile phone user can direct PXT to probe inanimate objects such as the painting on the ... wall, and then use it again on the train home to probe the personal profile of a fellow straphanger. ... components of Zurado's technology are the PXT probe and PXT Portal, for the information consumer and ...

Misonix Subsidiary, Sonora Medical Systems, Announces a Major Ultrasound Probe Study

... . Using the Sonora FirstCall probe testing system the authors tested 704 probes in ... was no statistical difference in the number of probe failures discovered on systems under service ... contract. The study also reported that "small" probe errors which do not appear to affect B-mode image ...

Virtual biopsy can tell whether colon polyp is benign without removal, Mayo researchers say

... JACKSONVILLE, Fla. A probe so sensitive that it can tell whether or not a ... as a high resolution confocal endomicroscopy probe system can determine whether a colon polyp is ... held in San Diego, shows that using the probe system was 89 percent accurate in identifying ...

A guided broncoscope achieves biopsy of 75 percent pulmonary nodules without puncture or surgery

... guide. On reaching the nodule in question, the probe is substituted by a biopsy pincers or cytological ... enable a triangulation of the position of the probe within the bronchial tree. Prior to initiating ... the patients thorax and enables placing the probe in three-dimensional space within the bronchial ...

Calpis' AmealPeptide lowers blood pressure in 2 placebo-controlled trials

... AmealPeptide Dietary Supplement ) II, and the probe (A Prospective, Two-phase Randomized, Open-Label, ... coronary heart disease (CHD). Results of the probe study showed AmealPeptide to have a dose ... day for 6 weeks, while 29 received a placebo. The probe study enrolled 59 diagnosed stage I and stage II ...

BioForm Medical Acquires Facial Aesthetic Nerve Ablation Technology

... the size of a small monitor, a sterile handheld probe and a foot pedal to activate energy delivery. The probe has two functions -- stimulating the nerve to ... usually taking approximately 30 minutes. The probe tip is inserted under the skin and the correct ...

Measurement technique probes surface structure of gold nanocrystals

... of Illinois have demonstrated a sensitive probe that can identify and characterize the atomic ... are arranged on those surfaces. While scanning probe microscopy works for flat surfaces of bulk ... electron diffraction makes it possible for us to probe the surfaces of individual nanocrystals and ...

Endocare Reports 2007 Annual and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

... Procedures, 18 Percent Year-Over-Year Growth in probe Sales, 11 Percentage Point ... procedure estimates as a business metric with probe sales data. probe sales will be reported in two categories: ...

MedWaves, Inc. Announces Receipt of United States Food and Drug Administration 510k Clearance to Market Its Patented Microwave Coagulation/Ablation System

... another option for thermal therapy -- Range of probe designs for maximum flexibility to match tumor ... process -- The Company's proprietary probe design provides thermal monitoring that is ... offset -- The Company's proprietary probe designs can coagulate/ablate the same volume ...

Molecular probe 'paints' cancer cells in living animals, Stanford researchers find

... School of Medicine have developed a molecular probe that sets aglow tumor cells within living animals. Their goal is to use the probe to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer ... said. Bogyo, Blum and colleagues designed the probe to bind to a subset of a family of proteases ...

Novasys Medical Receives $18.95 Million in Second Tranche of Series D Financing

... of any kind. The FDA-cleared Renessa System includes a small probe which a physician passes through the natural opening of the urethra (transurethral). The probe gently heats the tissue in the bladder neck and upper urethra. The heat ...

First Coast Medicare to Provide Case by Case Reimbursement for the Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

... and/or effectiveness. The FDA-cleared Renessa System includes a small probe which a physician passes through the natural opening of the urethra (transurethral). The probe heats multiple small treatment sites in the submucosa of the bladder neck ...

Long-term study shows low oxygen levels in prostate tumors can predict recurrence

... In the current study, Turaka and her colleagues used a custom-built probe to monitor the amount of oxygen that prostate tumors and non-cancerous muscle tissue were receiving. They used this probe on 57 patients with low or intermediate risk of cancer just before the ...

Endocare Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results

... four percent from $7.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2008. Domestic probe sales, as well as the estimated number of domestic cryoablation procedures ... 38,188 45,217 45,142 12,203 11,022 probe sales are reported in two categories: straight probes, which are ...

Misonix Reports Earnings for the Three and Nine Months Ended March 31, 2009

... product, the Lysonix Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction product, OEM probe sales and MRI repairs, partially offset by an increase in the Bone Scalpel ... Lysonix Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction product, Lithotripsy product, OEM probe sales and API tank and Subsystem sales. The decrease in laboratory and ...

'Male Lumpectomy' May Help Some With Prostate Cancer

... cryoablation, to treat 120 men with prostate cancer. In the procedure, a probe is inserted through the skin, and a doctor uses imaging to guide the needle to the tumor. Once at the site of the tumor, the probe circulates cold gas to freeze and destroy the cancerous tissue. During ...

Endocare Reports 2008 Annual and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

... million, compared to $6.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2007. Domestic probe sales, as well as the estimated number of domestic cryoablation procedures ... Total 11,067 10,728 45,142 45,217 probe sales are reported in two categories: straight probes, which are ...

Aetna Now Covers Novasys Medical's Renessa(R) Treatment for Incontinence in Women

... effectiveness. The FDA-cleared Renessa System includes a small probe which a physician passes through the natural opening of the urethra (transurethral). The probe heats multiple small treatment sites in the submucosa of the bladder neck ...

LegalView Informs Readers of New Criminal Probe Involving Peanut Butter Recall Salmonella Poisonings

... poisonings that have led to the deaths of several consumers. A criminal probe has been developed to investigate the details surrounding the poisonings. ... information portal with the latest news on the development of a criminal probe involving the salmonella poisonings and fatality of at least eight ...

All Products at Georgia Peanut Plant Recalled

... Recall covers last two years; lawmakers demand criminal probe after U.S. health officials say company had distributed questionable ... Congressional and Georgia officials on Wednesday to call for a federal probe of possible criminal violations at the plant, the Associated Press ...

MedX Health Announces Initiation of Laser Acupuncture Study for Controlling Addiction

... with addictions to assess the effectiveness of using the MedX laser probe as a means of controlling the need for these substances. The most common ... "Each clinic that participates in the study will use our MedX laser probe with established protocols and will be responsible for documenting and ...

Salmonella Infection Numbers Still Rising; Recalls Rise Also

... FDA advises consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while probe continues WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The number of ... butter or peanut butter paste while the widespread salmonella outbreak probe continued. The U.S. health warning is focused on products made with ...

Salmonella Infection Numbers Still Rising

... FDA advises consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while probe continues WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The number of ... butter or peanut butter paste while the widespread salmonella outbreak probe continued. The U.S. health warning is focused on products made with ...

More Peanut Butter Products Join Recall List

... consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while salmonella probe continues TUESDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Peanut butter ... butter or peanut butter paste while the widespread salmonella outbreak probe continued. The U.S. health warning is focused on products made with ...

Peanut Butter Product Recalls Mount

... consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while salmonella probe continues MONDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The drum roll ... peanut butter or peanut butter paste while the salmonella outbreak probe continued. The U.S. health warning is focused on products made with ...

Cleveland Clinic Unveils 'Top 10' Medical Innovations for 2009

... (DTI) is the new technology that allows neuroscientists to non-invasively probe the long-neglected half of the brain called white matter, with its densely ... international management advisory firm. AlixPartners led the process to probe the opinions of Cleveland Clinic physicians and researchers, create a ...

Mayo Clinic estimates new, tiny, super-sensitive probe could cut colon polyp removal in half

... Clinic gastroenterologists will present final details of a study testing a probe so sensitive that it can tell if a cell in the colon is becoming cancerous ... M.D., who will present the results. The pCLE system is a fiber-optic probe 2 millimeters in diameter that can be passed through a normal endoscope ...

New probe to detect skin cancer receives more funding for clinical trials

... emitted from the tip onto the skin or tissue and then recaptured by the probe and sent back to a computer system for analysis. "Within a second, it ... engineer at The University of Texas at Austin. "And you can move the probe around quickly to different spots of the skin." The light measures the ...

Endocare Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2008

... of 2008 were $7.9 million, equal to the second quarter of 2007. Domestic probe sales, as well as the estimated number of domestic cryoablation procedures ... 11,128 11,757 23,331 22,968 probe sales are reported in two categories: straight probes, which ...

CCNY researchers demonstrate effectiveness of contrast agent Cytate in detectcing prostate cancer

... The next step in the investigation is development of an optical probe called the "photonic finger" that can perform imaging of the prostate from ... on imaging as an alternative to biopsies. The yet-to-be-developed probe unit was inspired by Dr. G. Nagamasu, a deceased urologist who was a ...

Laser surgery probe targets individual cancer cells

... up to 250 microns deep inside tissue. The system includes a tiny, flexible probe that focuses light pulses to a spot size smaller than human cells. ... so it would match endoscopes used today for laparoscopic surgery. The probe tip she has developed also could be made disposable -- for use operating ...

Researchers sharpen search for new marine medicines with novel techniques

... Flight) imaging mass spectrometry, an imaging technique that can uniquely probe the inner workings of marine organisms. In the case of marine sponges, ... researchers T. Luke Simmons, Gerwick, Dorrestein and their colleagues probe such production issues, or biosynthetic origins, and review a variety of ...

Researchers find less invasive, highly accurate methods

... nodes in the front of the chest. Four years ago, a new type of staging probe was developed that is a smaller version of EUS and is used in the airway. This one, the endobronchial ultrasound probe (EBUS), can view the front and sides of the lungs. Based on the ...

Chicago team uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer

... whether a tumor has metastasized is not always straightforward, however. Radiologists often start by using diagnostic ultrasound to non-invasively probe the nearby lymph nodes -- tissues where cancer cells first migrate once they metastasize. But in the early stages of cancer, lymph nodes often appear ...
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