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Vein Condition May Mask Serious Clot Disorder

... superficial vein thrombosis linked to deep vein thrombosis, ... News) -- A supposedly harmless condition -- superficial vein thrombosis, or varicose veins that have ... problem. One-quarter of patients with superficial vein thrombosis (SVT) in an Austrian study ...

MRI May Help Find Deep Endometriosis

... Minimally invasive laparoscopy can treat superficial endometriosis, but deeper lesions, known as ... MRI was able to distinguish between all cases of superficial and deep endometriosis, the study found, and even ... ruled out deep endometriosis in patients with superficial endometriosis, allowing the surgeon to perform ...

MRI Accurately Depicts Deep Endometriosis

... There are two types of endometriosis: superficial and subperitoneal (deep). Deep endometriosis ... and, less frequently, the bladder and ureter. superficial endometriosis can be treated with laparoscopy, ... ruled out deep endometriosis in patients with superficial endometriosis, allowing the surgeon to perform ...

MRI accurately depicts deep endometriosis

... There are two types of endometriosis: superficial and subperitoneal (deep). Deep endometriosis ... and, less frequently, the bladder and ureter. superficial endometriosis can be treated with laparoscopy, ... ruled out deep endometriosis in patients with superficial endometriosis, allowing the surgeon to perform ...

Over 3,000 Skin Cancer Patients Treated with the TOPEX System.............

... to fight this disease with a low energy or superficial x-ray therapy system designed specifically to ... and an alternative to surgery. Physician - superficial x-ray therapy is a proven procedure for treating ... for treating wheel chair patients. Payer - superficial x-ray therapy provides an alternative to surgery ...

An Alternative to Surgery for Treating Skin Cancer

... to fight this disease with a low energy or superficial x-ray therapy system specially designed for this ... an alternative to surgery. For the Physician -- superficial x-ray therapy is a proven procedure for treating ... patient treatment flexibility. For the Payer -- superficial x-ray therapy provides an alternative to surgery ...

Keep Father Time From Marching On: New Laser Treatments Offer Gentle and Effective Skin Resurfacing in a Flash

... treatment, but with less healing time." superficial Erbium:YAG Laser Resurfacing One of the most ... and decreased downtime. Dr. Dover noted that this superficial laser procedure works well for patients with less ... for two to three days. "The advantage of superficial Erbium:YAG laser resurfacing is that we can ...

Physicians seek to improve the quality of sleep in ICU, researchers at UT Southwestern report

... of patients in the intensive care unit are so superficial that they barely spend any time in the ... successive cyclical stages. Sleep begins in very superficial stages. These stages are followed by deeper, more ... the ICU spent 96 percent of their sleep cycle in superficial stages, compared to normal sleep, in which up to ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

... the skin or if they have penetrated to the deeper layers of the skin. For superficial dark spots, a prescription topical medication consisting of hydroquinone, ... colors, to determine how deep melasma has penetrated the skin. For superficial melasma, the triple cream combination of hydroquinone, retinoic acid and ...

Dermatologists Encourage People to Screen the One You Love for Skin Cancer

... behavior of nodular melanomas (very rapidly growing melanomas) compared to superficial spreading melanomas (the most common type of melanoma). Among the ... thicker, more dangerous tumors. By comparison, 80 percent of patients with superficial spreading melanoma indicated a slower pace of change in the lesion, and ...

Prescription Copay Assistance for Patients taking Gleevec or Tasigna for Philadelphia chromosome-positive Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (Ph+ CML)

... fluid retention (e.g., pleural effusion, pulmonary edema, and ascites) and superficial edema (1.3%-11%), hemorrhage (1.8%-19%), and musculoskeletal pain (2%-9%) ... severity. The most frequently reported adverse reactions (all Grades) were superficial edema (60%-74%), nausea (50%-73%), muscle cramps (28%-62%), vomiting ...

Cancer research highlights

... THE TREATMENT OF SHALLOW TUMORS ... A promising new way to treat superficial tumors, such as tumors of the scalp or of the chest wall after a ... OPTIMIZING THE TREATMENT OF SHALLOW TUMORS A promising new way to treat superficial tumors, such as tumors of the scalp or of the chest wall after a ...

Photo: New Data Show Gleevec(R) Halts Progression to Advanced Stages of Life-Threatening Form of Leukemia in Sixth Year of Treatment

... fluid retention (eg, pleural effusion, pulmonary edema, and ascites) and superficial edema (1.3%-11%), hemorrhage (1.8%-19%), and musculoskeletal pain (2%-9%) ... severity. The most frequently reported adverse reactions (all Grades) were superficial edema (60%-74%), nausea (50%-73%), muscle cramps (28%-62%), vomiting ...

Video and Photo: Tasigna(R) Receives US Approval Providing New Hope to Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients With Resistance or Intolerance to Existing Therapies

... fluid retention (eg, pleural effusion, pulmonary edema, and ascites) and superficial edema (1.3%-11%), hemorrhage (1.8%-19%), and musculoskeletal pain (2%-9%) ... severity. The most frequently reported adverse reactions (all Grades) were superficial edema (60%-74%), nausea (50%-73%), muscle cramps (28%-62%), vomiting ...

Spectranetics Announces Clinical Data From Cello Trial

... facilitated by the TURBO-Booster to safely restore blood flow in the superficial femoral artery and significantly improve clinical outcomes in patients ... allows for removal of large amounts of plaque material within the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and popliteal arteries. "With conclusive data on the ...

QuatRx Announces Further Positive Phase 3 Results For Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) in Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy

... significant changes from baseline to week 12 compared to placebo in four co-primary endpoints: the percentages of both parabasal cells and superficial cells in the vaginal maturation index, changes in vaginal pH (all p<0.001) and improvements in the most bothersome symptom of vaginal dryness ....

QLT announces interim data from a Phase II clinical trial and a device study for the Punctal Plug Drug Delivery System

... study in 14.8% and 9.8% of patients, respectively) are currently reported in 6.7% and 1.7%, respectively, of patients with the 44-(micro)g L-PPDS. superficial punctate keratitis is reported in one patient (1.7%). No conjunctival or ocular hyperemia has been observed. Week-4 patient-reported comfort and ...

The Secrets to Staying Beautiful; Making the Most of Your Beauty Budget

... is to fill moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds for a face that looks younger. Perlane (3), is designed for deeper injection (deep dermis to superficial subcutis)."(1),(3) Clinical research demonstrated that Restylane provides beautiful results that last up to 18 months with only one follow-up ...

The Secrets to Staying Beautiful; Making the Most of Your Beauty Budget

... is to fill moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds for a face that looks younger. Perlane (3), is designed for deeper injection (deep dermis to superficial subcutis)."(1),(3) Clinical research demonstrated that Restylane provides beautiful results that last up to 18 months with only one follow-up ...

Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist Sam Muslin's Breakthrough Procedure: Face Lift Dentistry

... veneers and dental bonding. Increasingly, dentists advertise themselves as cosmetic dentists. "Unfortunately, cosmetic dentistry is often superficial and does not treat the health of the patient or improve the bite," says Dr. Muslin. "We see where many cosmetic dentists have treated the smile but ...

Study Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of Two Low-dose Regimens of PREMARIN Vaginal Cream for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vaginal Atrophy Now Published

... consistent within the 12-week and 40-week periods. The primary endpoints of the study were changes in vaginal maturation index (VMI; percentage of superficial cells), vaginal pH and severity of participant-reported most bothersome symptom (vaginal dryness, itching, burning or dyspareunia) at week 12.()The ...

Rotator cuff treatment provides immediate tendonitis relief

... therapy, Dr. Sconfienza says that, theoretically, the procedure could be performed in any hospital or clinic that has ultrasound equipment with a superficial probe. "There are millions of people in the world affected by calcific tendonitis," Dr. Sconfienza said. "This treatment can provide quick and ...

Popular Jellyfish Sting Treatment Also Proven Effective on Stings From Portuguese Man-of-War

... me that topical lidocaine hydrochloride should be effective for jellyfish stings, as it is a non-specific anesthetic agent that is capable of numbing superficial skin no matter what the irritant," Dr. Auerbach said. "I intend to carry a spray vial and to utilize it the next time I am bitten or stung, which is ...

New theraplex SA FACIAL PEEL Shows True Colors at Cosmetic Boot Camp

... the Cosmetic Boot Camp in Aspen, Colorado. It sparked a lot of excitement among dermatologists attending the camp. The new peel is an in-office, superficial salicylic acid peel treatment available in 25% and 30% concentrations. This versatile skin procedure can be used on all skin types to improve the ...

Hebrew University research leads to advanced trials of new cancer treatment

... was successful in isolating the H19 gene in humans and determining that it is significantly expressed in over 33 different forms of cancer, including superficial bladder carcinoma and pancreatic, ovarian and metastatic liver cancer, while laying dormant and non-expressed in non-cancerous cells. Research ...

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Introduces Controversial Criteria For Vein Treatment Reimbursement

... Many physicians possess the basic skill set to perform the procedures, and have taken advantage of opportunities to increase their knowledge of superficial venous disease and its treatment. It is generally believed, among medical specialists, that BCBS's move is just another in a long history of ...

triniti(TM) Skin Treatment to be Featured in Keeping Up with The Kardashians Episode

... broad range of medical-aesthetic applications including hair removal, wrinkle reduction, rejuvenating the skin's appearance through the treatment of superficial benign vascular and pigmented lesions, cellulite, circumferential reduction and the treatment of acne, leg veins and laser-assisted lipolysis. ...

American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide

... cells in the uppermost layer of tissue that covers the body cavities and organs. If cancerous changes are detected when they are confined to this superficial layer, they could be treated more effectively. Wei-Qun Ding, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, will explore anticancer ...

Khloe Kardashian Receives Body Contouring VelaShape(TM) Treatment Before Photo Shoot

... broad range of medical-aesthetic applications including hair removal, wrinkle reduction, rejuvenating the skin's appearance through the treatment of superficial benign vascular and pigmented lesions, cellulite, circumferential reduction and the treatment of acne, leg veins and laser-assisted lipolysis. ...

American College of Surgeons recognizes Mayo hospitals for exemplary outcomes

... infarction); respiratory incidents (unplanned intubation, ventilator dependence for more than 48 hours and pneumonia); SSI (surgical site infections superficial and deep incisional and organ-space SSIs); and urinary tract infection. The 26 hospitals that were commended attained exemplary results in two or ...

American College of Surgeons Recognizes Mayo Hospitals for Exemplary Outcomes

... respiratory incidents (unplanned intubation, ventilator dependence for more than 48 hours and pneumonia); SSI (surgical site infections -- superficial and deep incisional and organ-space SSIs); and urinary tract infection. The 26 hospitals that were commended attained exemplary results in two or ...

Angiotech receives approval for Quill(TM) SRS PDO, MONODERM(TM) and Nylon product lines for sale in Canada

... is typically used for deeper tissue closures while Quill(TM) SRS MONODERM(TM) is made from a rapidly resorbing polymer and intended primarily for superficial wound closure applications and soft tissue approximation where use of an absorbable suture is appropriate. The monofilament Quill(TM) SRS Nylon is a ...

Newly Published Menopause Study: 'Bioidentical' and FDA-Approved Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1 Percent Safe and Effective Treatment for Moderate to Severe Hot Flashes Associated With Menopause

... and severity of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms. Change from baseline in the signs of vulvar and vaginal atrophy (vaginal pH and percentage of superficial cells) was also assessed. Treatment with estradiol gel 0.1% showed statistically significant reductions in frequency and severity of vasomotor ...

Security blankets: Materialism and death anxiety lead to brand loyalty

... led to strong attachment to brands. While conventional wisdom holds that materialistic individuals are weakly connected to brands and use them as superficial status badges, the new research proves that brands hold more meaning for materialistic consumers than previously thought. When those individuals are ...

The Salvation Army and Rush University Medical Center Launches 'Keep it Fit Chicago'

... is just one of many neighborhoods dealing with this epidemic. The goal of the program is to address the problem comprehensively, not just on a superficial level. The problem is entrenched for myriad reasons that could involve limited access to healthy foods, a lack of knowledge of healthy nutrition, ...

Narrow-band imaging comparable to white light colonoscopy in differentiating colorectal polyps

... would be required for endoscopists to use this assessment to determine the need for polyp removal with confidence. Further investigation into superficial mucosal patterns of polyps and the optimal method of viewing them with NBI is needed. ...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Negotiations to Acquire BioPharma Management Technologies, Inc.

... to: diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers stage I-IV, venous stasis ulcers, ulcers due to arterial insufficiency, surgical wounds, traumatic wounds, superficial wounds, and 1st and 2nd degree burns. "In 2008, the company has focused on providing additional evidence-based data and has been published in two ...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of 510k

... Ulcers (Stages I-IV) -- Venous Stasis Ulcers -- Diabetic Ulcers -- First and Second Degree Burns -- Surgical Wounds -- Traumatic wounds -- superficial Wounds -- Ulcers resulting from arterial insufficiency -- Grafted wounds and donor sites "We are delighted with the FDA clearance of the ...

Fraxel(R) Laser Systems Shown to Provide Superior Results Compared to 'Pseudo Fractional' Laser Technologies

... acne scars and periorbital wrinkles, and for skin resurfacing procedures on the face, neck, chest and hands. The Fraxel re:fine laser, offering superficial non-invasive skin rejuvenation, combines the unique method of fractional delivery with a lighter treatment. Performed in 20-25 minutes, Fraxel ...

Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

... distance flights lasting 7-12 hours were significantly protected from thrombotic events, complications resulting from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and superficial vein thrombosis (SVT). In 2005, a study published in Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis showed Pycnogenol to be effective in reducing leg ...
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