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Clinical Utility of Exhaled Nitric Oxide Highlighted By American Thoracic Society Panel

... better asthma management. At the American thoracic Society's recent annual meeting, panelists in a ... of response to steroids." The American thoracic Society is presently developing guidelines for ... The panel was held at the American thoracic Society's 2009 Annual Meeting in San Diego, on ...

Healthier Lifestyle Can Cut COPD Symptoms

... in the Netherlands, said in an American thoracic Society news release. "The INTERCOM program is ... at the international conference of the American thoracic Society, in San Diego. More information ... SOURCE: American thoracic Society, news release, May 20, 2009 ...

Four legendary LA BioMed physician-researchers honored

... of California, Davis School of Medicine. The UCD thoracic Surgery Residency continues. In 1999, Benfield ... service as a Director of the American Board of thoracic Surgery, and presidencies of the Society of thoracic Surgeons, ...

Osteoporosis Drugs Might Not Raise Cancer Risk

... C. Ashton Jr., director of minimally invasive thoracic surgery at Montefiore Medical Center in New York ... Boston; Robert C. Ashton Jr., M.D., director, thoracic surgery, Moses Division, and director, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, New York ...

Doctor's Training Affects Defibrillator Implant Results

... rather than an ordinary cardiologist, a thoracic surgeon or a different sort of specialist, ... performed by other cardiologists; 1.7 percent by thoracic surgeons; and 5.5 percent by other specialists. ... for other cardiologists, and 5.8 percent for thoracic surgeons, according to the study. "Our study ...

Surgeon Named President-Elect of National Organization

... has been named president-elect of the Society of thoracic Surgeons. In this role, Mack will provide ... skills will undoubtedly serve the Society of thoracic Surgeons well," said Mark Valentine, president of ... we are proud of his success." A Leader in thoracic Surgery Mack, who is both medical director ...

Surgical Groups Form 'Operation Patient Access: Quality Surgical Care for All' to Call Attention to Escalating Workforce Shortage

... Mayer, MD, FACS, past president of The Society of thoracic Surgeons and current chair of the Council on ... fellowship programs. Between 2002 and 2007, thoracic surgery has seen a drop of 24 percent in the ... England Rural Health Round Table, The Society of thoracic Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery, Texas ...

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Announce Recipients of 2009-10 Research Awards

... for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and the American thoracic Society (ATS), the world's leading professional ... or call (888) 222-8541. About the American thoracic Society The American thoracic Society (ATS) is a non-profit, international, ...

Varian Medical Systems and BrainLAB to Showcase Novalis Tx(TM) Platform for Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery

... Cancer on Display at the 45th Annual Society of thoracic Surgeons (STS) Meeting in San Francisco January ... this week at the 45th Annual Society of thoracic Surgeons (STS) Meeting in San Francisco. The ... . The Society of thoracic Surgeons (STS) Meeting will take place through ...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Web Site Rated 'Best of the Web'

... Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American thoracic Society (ATS) has rated the Cystic Fibrosis ... "Best of the Web" review of 2008, the American thoracic Society evaluated 150 Web sites containing ... regarding cystic fibrosis," noted the American thoracic Society in its review, adding: "The Cystic ...

New appropriate use criteria guide treatment of patients with heart blockage

... Angiography and Interventions, Society of thoracic Surgeons, American Association for thoracic Surgery, American Heart Association, and American ... the writing committee on behalf of The Society of thoracic Surgeons. "The process involved extensive review ...

Renowned Thoracic Surgeon Recognized as 'Top Doctor' by Peers in Annual New Jersey Monthly Magazine Survey

... State-Wide Survey Acknowledges Video-Assisted thoracic Surgeon Dr. Robert J. Caccavaleof Somerset-based thoracic Group P.A. for Excellence, Dedication SOMERSET, N.J., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- thoracic Group P.A. ( www.thoracicgroup.com ) today ...

Long-Term Erythromycin Cut COPD Complications

... of the West Indies, said in an American thoracic Society news release. The news is ... Dr. John Heffner, past president of the American thoracic Society, said in the news release. ... SOURCE: American thoracic Society, news release, Nov. 21, 2008 ...

Mayo Clinic chest surgeons propose measures for indicating quality of lung surgery

... care. In the current issue of The Annals of thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic surgeons have proposed a ... explains Stephen Cassivi, M.D., Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon and lead study author. "Knowing this ... at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Society of thoracic Surgeons. In an accompanying editorial in the ...

Ventilator Relieves Lung Cancer Pain in Final Hours

... scheduled to be released Tuesday at the American thoracic Society's International Conference, in Toronto. ... Center, New York City; news release, American thoracic Society; May 20, 2008, American thoracic Society 2008 International Conference, ...

High Growth Potential for Carotid Stent and Thoracic Aortic Stent Graft Markets

... Services (CMS) reimbursement. Treatment of thoracic aortic disease, a PV condition, is expected ... of a minimally invasive alternative -- thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)-- has garnered ... for market expansion. Next-generation thoracic stent grafts, and clinical trials supporting ...

NYU Langone Medical Center's tip sheet to the 44th annual meeting of ASCO

... surgery and surgery; division chief of thoracic surgery and thoracic oncology, at NYU Langone Medical Center NYU ... surgery and surgery; division chief of thoracic surgery ...

Atrium Initiates Voluntary Recall Action Regarding HYDRAGLIDE(TM) Brand Heparin-Coated Thoracic Drainage Catheters Used for Autotransfusion During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery

... lots of HYDRAGLIDE(TM) Brand Heparin-Coated thoracic Drainage Catheters. Limited lots of Atrium ... events arising from any use of their Hydraglide thoracic Catheters. This voluntary recall is being ... cardiology and radiology, chest trauma care and thoracic drainage, vascular surgery, and soft tissue ...

Cardica, Intuitive Surgical, MAQUET Cardiovascular and Transonic to Host 'Innovations in Revascularization' Symposium

... in Conjunction with American Association for thoracic Surgery (AATS) Annual Meeting REDWOOD CITY, ... Meeting of the American Association for thoracic Surgery (AATS) in San Diego. During the ... of the department of cardiovascular thoracic surgery at Saint Michael's Medical Center in ...

New report highlights variations in approaches to thoracic surgery in the United Kingdom and Ireland

... in activity and surgical approaches between thoracic surgical units in the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... Ireland (Edinburgh, Scotland), The First National thoracic Database Report 2008, is the first stage in an attempt to report clinically audited data for thoracic surgery affecting all the organs within the chest ...

Novadaq Data Presented at 2008 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting

... presentations and open discussions by cardiac and thoracic surgeons highlighting the latest medical ... Brochoscopy and Photodynamic Therapy: A thoracic Surgeon's Perspective by Patrick Ross Jr., ... Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of thoracic Surgery at Ohio State University and ...

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

... M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of thoracic Surgery at Ohio State University and Director of thoracic Oncology at the Arthur G. James Cancer ... the management of patients with lung cancer." thoracic surgery is typically performed by heart surgeons ...

New Lung Cancer Guidelines Oppose General CT Screening

... medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons, integrative medicine specialists, ... were further reviewed and approved by the ACCP thoracic Oncology NetWork, the Health and Science Policy ... for Bronchology, American Association for thoracic Surgery, American College of Surgeons Oncology ...

New lung cancer guidelines oppose general CT screening

... medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, thoracic surgeons, integrative medicine specialists, ... were further reviewed and approved by the ACCP thoracic Oncology NetWork, the Health and Science Policy ... for Bronchology, American Association for thoracic Surgery, American College of Surgeons Oncology ...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

... and could play a key role," said Roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., chief of thoracic medical oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center ... says James R. Rigas, M.D., lead author and Director of the Comprehensive thoracic Oncology Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. ...

MedPro Scores 87 Percent Sales Revenue Increase in Second Quarter

... a dedicated group of pulmonary physicians that use ultrasound to diagnose thoracic disease and guide thoracic procedures. The high quality ultrasound images can be seamlessly captured ...

'Safe' Ozone Levels May Not Be for Some

... University of California, Davis, said in a news release from the American thoracic Society. He and his colleagues studied lung function in 31 healthy ... -- Robert Preidt SOURCE: American thoracic Society, news release, July 26, 2009 ...

MEDRAD Recognized by the Premier Healthcare Alliance for Commitment to Healthcare Quality Improvement and Innovation

... of cardiac structures, coronary arteries, chambers of the heart, thoracic and abdominal aorta, and for CT imaging of abdominal organs. "We ... future events or developments. (1.) Presented at Society of thoracic Radiology (2008) Poster Session; Christopher R. Deible MD, PhD ...

Specialized California Medical Center (Heart411.com) Offers Top-Notch Cardiothoracic Surgery

... Mohammad A Gharavi has decades of experience in the cardiovascular and thoracic surgery fields. He served at the Los Angeles St. Vincent Medical Center, ... Cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Gharavi is board certified in general and thoracic surgery and serves as the Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at the ...

Forest Laboratories Announces Positive Top-line Data from Two Pivotal Phase III Trials of Ceftaroline for the Treatment of Community-acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP) Requiring Hospitalization

... Med 1999;20(3):189-97. 7.) Official Statement of the American thoracic Society. Guidelines for the Management of Adults with ... Anzueto, J, et al.Infectious Diseases Society of America/American thoracic Society consensus guidelines on the management of ...

Nicotine Receptors Could Be Lung Cancer Treatment Target

... the disease," said Dr. John Heffner, past president of the American thoracic Society, in a news release from the society. Heffner, who was not involved ... Jennifer Thomas SOURCE: American thoracic Society, news release, June 15, 2009 ...

More stringent evaluation on the use of generic medications in thoracic transplantation

... and clinical concerns with generic immunosuppression medications in thoracic transplantation is required, according to an educational advisory by the ... Transplantation ( www.jhltonline.org/ ), published by Elsevier. thoracic transplant patients require immunosuppressant medications that are ...

Immune-Based Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise

... different DNA repair gene, ERCC1," noted Dr. George Simon, director of the thoracic oncology program at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. "When these ... Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; George Simon, M.D., director, thoracic oncology program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia; Margaret von ...

Drug Trials Show Modest Gains Against Lung Cancer

... benefiting much more and some much less," noted Dr. Roy Herbst, chief of thoracic medical oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in ... Cancer Institute, Hershey, Penn., and Roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., chief of thoracic medical oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, ...

Stem Cell Study Offers Hope for Targeting Tumors

... the University College London, noted in a news release from the American thoracic Society. The findings were to be presented Tuesday in San Diego at the ... Kevin McKeever SOURCE: American thoracic Society, news release, May 19, 2009 ...

Hospitalization Rates Higher in Kids Who Get Flu Shots

... in Rochester, Minn. She is to present her findings Tuesday at the American thoracic Society's annual meeting, in San Diego. Other experts came to similar ... pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School; May 19, 2009, presentation, American thoracic Society annual meeting, San Diego ...

'Nanotechnology' May Simplify Antibiotic Treatment

... School of Medicine, said in a news release issued by the American thoracic Society. She is scheduled to present her team's research Tuesday at the ... Kevin McKeever SOURCE: American thoracic Society, news release, May 19, 2009 ...

Overweight Moms More Likely to Have Asthmatic Kids

... the disease. Smit was to present the findings Tuesday at the American thoracic Society's annual meeting in San Diego. As many as 20 million Americans ... May 19, 2009, presentation, 105th International Conference, American thoracic Society, San Diego ...

Kids More Apt to Smoke If Mom Did While Pregnant

... to the research, which was to be presented May 19 at the American thoracic Society's international conference in San Diego. For the study, Grad's ... American Lung Association; May 16, 2009, presentation, American thoracic Society's 105th International Conference, San Diego ...

New Spray Could Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Patients

... least four hours. The findings were presented Sunday at the American thoracic Society's annual international conference in San Diego. "GS-9411 ... Kevin McKeever SOURCE: American thoracic Society, news release, May 17, 2009 ...
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