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Eisai's Commitment to Oncology Demonstrated by Clinical Data to be Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting

... and brain edema. Communication between the surgical resection cavity and the ventricular system should be avoided to prevent the wafers from ... may demonstrate enhancement in the brain tissue surrounding the resection cavity after implantation of Gliadel. This enhancement may represent edema and ...

OPKO Health and Pathogenics Announce Data Publication Demonstrating the Potential Utility of NCT in a Severe Eye Infection

... Pathogenics is assessing NCT in Phase II studies for topical and body cavity infections. "These encouraging new data provide further evidence of the ... has successfully completed Phase II studies for several topical and body cavity infections. For more information, visit the company's website at ...

Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors

... HDR brachytherapy, radiation is delivered directly to the cancer target through the use of catheters, needles or applicators inserted into a body cavity or directly into the tumor. A computer-controlled delivery system is used to optimize the dose distribution to the target. As a result of this ...

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

... 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 ...

Is Obesity an Oral Bacterial Disease?

... of Dental Research is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge in all sciences relevant to dentistry and the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. At 3.966, the JDR holds the highest Five-Year Impact Factor of all dental journals publishing ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

... catheter is expected to be submitted in the first quarter of 2009. The UroCool(TM) catheter is designed to be placed within the rectal cavity adjacent to the prostate during surgery and is used in conjunction with InnerCool's Celsius Control System(TM) which circulates cold saline in a ...

New Studies Highlight Benefits of Coblation(R)-Assisted Procedures in Airway Fire Prevention and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

... of airway fire appeared to be eliminated with Coblation, while electrosurgical devices, such as Bovie, present a significant risk of fire during open cavity surgery in oxygen-enriched environments. All experimental conditions were tested for four minutes, or until a positive result was achieved and were ...

StemCor Systems Receives CE Mark for MarrowMiner(TM) System for Bone Marrow Collection

... shaft through which marrow is aspirated, and an integrated marrow collection container. The MarrowMiner shaft gains access to the bone marrow cavity through the access guide to allow the removal of bone marrow through a single entry site. This is in contrast to the current practice of bone marrow ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-Operative Pain

... local analgesia for up to 96 hours post-operatively. A key feature of Innocoll's product is the ability to implant it directly into the surgical cavity and at different layers within the wound, such as across the peritoneal incision and directly below the skin incision, which enables localized ...

Generex Biotechnology Corporation Initiation Coverage Review Issued By Scimitar Equity, LLC

... systems and technologies. Generex has developed a proprietary platform technology for the delivery of drugs into the human body through the oral cavity (with no deposit in the lungs). The Company's proprietary liquid formulations allow drugs typically administered by injection to be absorbed into the ...

Meditrina Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Opens Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for Phase IIb Clinical Trial With MPI-676 in Endometriosis

... program in endometriosis. Endometriosis is a serious medical condition where endometrial stroma and glands that are normally present in the uterine cavity are found in other parts of the body. Endometriosis lesions can be found anywhere in the pelvic cavity. The most common symptom of endometriosis is ...

Bradmer reports progression free survival data from previous Phase II glioblastoma multiforme trials

... edges that are very difficult to completely remove with surgery. The Neuradiab(TM) therapy is delivered directly into the surgical resection cavity in a separate procedure after the initial surgery. Neuradiab(TM) delivers a concentrated level of radiation specifically to the remaining cancer ...

CAPHOSOL(R) Relieves Oral Mucositis (OM) and Improves Quality-of-Life in Cancer Patients Receiving Chemoradiation

... Marilyn L. Haas, PhD, RN, CNS, ANP-C, Nurse Practitioner, Mountain Radiation Oncology, Asheville, N.C. "As layers of epithelial cells in the oral cavity (cells lining the surface of the throat and esophagus) are eroded during therapy, patients often experience severe pain, are more prone to infection ...

Wayne State University and Oakwood Partner in New Device to Combat Congestive Heart Failure

... Implantation is guided by an X-ray camera projecting images on an operating room screen. The tool designed to introduce the HeartNet into the chest cavity contains a number of "fingers" that spread the mesh around the heart, and then retract once the device is properly placed. The procedure can ...

Parion Sciences Announces Phase I Clinical Results for Novel Dry Mouth Treatment

... with primary Sjogren's syndrome. The preliminary results of the study showed that P-552-02 was safe and well tolerated, both locally in the oral cavity and systemically. No side effects or other safety issues were reported in the study. The results were reported on April 4 by Athena Papas, DMD, ...

Three Year Analysis of Treatment Efficacy, Cosmesis, and Toxicity Support use of the Hologic Mammosite Radiation Therapy System

... into the cavity created by a lumpectomy (the surgical removal of a breast tumor). MammoSite RTS delivers radiation from inside the lumpectomy cavity over a course of five days. The device targets radiation to the area where tumors are most likely to recur, while reducing exposure to healthy ....

MacuSight(TM) Announces Positive Preliminary Results From Phase 1 Study of Sirolimus in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

... injections was as effective, if not more so, than sirolimus administered via intravitreal injections. Intravitreal injections (into the central cavity of the eye), while the standard route of administration for current therapies, are uncomfortable for many patients and are accompanied by the risk of ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-operative Pain

... local analgesia for up to 96 hours post- operatively. A key feature of Innocoll's product is the ability to implant it directly into the surgical cavity and at different layers within the wound, such as across the peritoneum incision and directly below the skin incision, which enables localized ...

MacuSight(TM) Announces Positive Initial Results From Phase 1 Study of Sirolimus in Diabetic Macular Edema

... and biological activity of sirolimus when delivered by either subconjunctival or intravitreal injection. Intravitreal injections (into the central cavity of the eye), while the standard route of administration for current therapies, are uncomfortable for many patients and are accompanied by the risk of ...

Taxotere(R) (docetaxel) Granted FDA Approval to Treat Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Prior to Chemoradiotherapy and Surgery

... for patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer." All patients entering TAX 324 had tumors of the oropharynx, larynx, hypopharynx or oral cavity that either could not be removed, were considered potentially operable but unlikely to be cured with surgery, or could not be removed in order to ...

Targanta Presents First Data Demonstrating In Vitro Activity and In Vivo Efficacy of Prodrugs in Osteomyelitis Models

... versus both gatifloxacin and rifabutin alone. In the study, osteomyelitis was created in rabbits by injecting Staphylococcus aureus into the medullar cavity of the tibia. Tibiae were harvested 14 days after the end of 28 days of therapy, ground and their bacterial loads determined by plating bone ...

GenVec Announces New Research at AACR on Selectivity and Mechanism of Action of TNF-Based Anti-Cancer Therapy

... of tumor necrosis factor to disseminated tumors in the peritoneal cavity using targeted adenovirus vectors," (Abstract #3310) which confirmed the ... to selectively deliver genes to cancer cells in the peritoneal cavity in several animal models. These data demonstrated the ability of targeted ...

Hemoglobin Testing at the Point of Care

... the exact amount of arterial or venous blood necessary (10 l). The cuvette cavity contains reagents deposited on its inner walls and the blood sample is drawn into the cavity by capillary action and spontaneously mixed with the reagents. The ...

Generex Biotechnology Vaccine Strategy Presented at International Conference in London

... and technologies. Generex has developed a proprietary platform technology for the delivery of drugs into the human body through the oral cavity (with no deposit in the lungs). The Company's proprietary liquid formulations allow drugs typically administered by injection to be absorbed into the ...

Merck at ASCO 2007: Spectrum of Studies Reinforces Promise of Erbitux for Colorectal and Head and Neck Cancer Patients

... any tissue or organ in the head and neck region excluding the eyes, brain, ears, thyroid or esophagus. Most head and neck cancers occur in the oral cavity (43%) followed by the pharynx (33%) and the larynx (24%).(4) The estimated incidence of head and neck cancers in Europe is around 140,000 annually, ...

ACE-011 Improves Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease in a Preclinical Model

... of plasma cells in the bone marrow that disrupts normal bone marrow function. Myeloma cells invade and destroy the bone surrounding the marrow cavity leading to rapid and widespread osteoporosis and osteolytic bone lesions, resulting in fractures, vertebral compressions and bone pain. Intravenous ...

Generex Biotechnology to Make Presentations At 46th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology

... systems and technologies. Generex has developed a proprietary platform technology for the delivery of drugs into the human body through the oral cavity (with no deposit in the lungs). The Company's proprietary liquid formulations allow drugs typically administered by injection to be absorbed into the ...

Molecular Target of Bradmer's Neuradiab Further Validated by Independent Findings

... infiltrating edges that are very difficult to completely remove with surgery. The Neuradiab therapy is delivered directly into the surgical resection cavity in a separate procedure after the initial surgery. Neuradiab delivers a concentrated level of radiation specifically to the remaining cancer cells by ...

Tight Glycemic Control in the ICU

... a unique disposable microcuvette, which serves as pipette, reaction vessel, and measuring cuvette. Approximately 5 l blood is drawn into the cuvette cavity by capillary action and spontaneously mixed with dried reagents on the inner walls. The cuvette is then placed into the analyzer, the absorbance is ...
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