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Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons

... series to date in patients with high-grade dysplasia and early cancer. As the DDW meeting ... rates of complete eradication of Barrett's and dysplasia in the ablation group as compared to control, as ... included 47 patients with Barrett's containing dysplasia and early cancer that were randomized to receive ...

Study in the New England Journal of Medicine Shows Non-Surgical Treatment for Pre-Cancerous Condition of Esophagus is Effective and Reduces Risk for Cancer Development

... of disease progression to more severe forms of dysplasia and esophageal cancer. This and data from other ... starting with early Barrett's, then low-grade dysplasia or high-grade dysplasia, and then finally cancer. ... dysplasia. Beginning in 2006, the AIM dysplasia Trial enrolled 127 patients having a diagnosis of ...

Multi-Centre European Clinical Trial Shows Advanced Dysplasia and Early Cancer of Esophagus Cured With Combined Endoscopic Resection and Radiofrequency Ablation With HALO Ablation System

... the most advanced stages of Barrett's esophagus, dysplasia and early cancer, were staged with endoscopic ... can worsen over time, developing dysplasia and esophageal adenocarcinoma (cancer), as in this study. Once dysplasia or cancer occurs, an esophagectomy (surgical ...

Early Esophageal Cancer and Pre-Cancer Eliminated With Non-Surgical Treatment Combination

... for early esophageal cancer and pre-cancerous dysplasia using endoscopic resection followed by ablation ... data confirms that early cancer and advanced dysplasia can be safely and effectively treated with this ... genetic abnormalities of the early cancer and dysplasia in treated patients. A current standard of ...

Researchers Present Safety and Efficacy Results of 429 Patients Treated With Radiofrequency Ablation for Pre-Cancerous Barrett's Esophagus

... on 429 patients with Barrett's esophagus, with and without advanced dysplasia (cellular signs of advanced progression towards cancer), who were treated ... dysplasia). The ablation group had a high rate of complete eradication of dysplasia and intestinal metaplasia and a significantly decreased the rate of ...

Nventa Announces Additional Positive Immunological Data From HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... HspE7, which it expects to initiate in patients with high grade cervical dysplasia (CIN 2/3) in mid-2008. In addition to CIN, Nventa is currently evaluating ... with low grade cervical dysplasia (CIN 1), 300,000 with high grade dysplasia (CIN 2/3) and 2.4 million with atypical squamous cells of undetermined ...

MedImmune's Motavizumab Reduced RSV Hospitalizations by 83 Percent Among High-Risk Native American, Full-Term Infants in Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 study

... and efficacy of Synagis were established in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), infants with a history of prematurity (less than or equal to 35 ... Reductions were observed in both children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (38 percent reduction) and premature children without BPD (78 percent ...

BioMarin Initiates Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome

... the thorax as well as macrophage dysfunction in the lung likely impairs respiratory function and contributes to sinopulmonary infections. Odontoid dysplasia and ligamentous laxity can commonly cause cervical spinal instability and potentially spinal cord compression. Other symptoms may include recurrent ...

Phase 3 Data Regarding Anti-RSV Antibody To Be Presented at Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting

... with a 55-percent reduction in hospitalization as a result of RSV (p=<0.001). Reductions were observed in both children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (38 percent reduction) and premature children without BPD (78 percent reduction). Approximately 50 percent of the children in the analysis had BPD. ...

Nventa Completes Safety Evaluation on Final Cohort in HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... - HspE7 Phase 2 Trial for Cervical dysplasia to Begin Mid-2008 - SAN DIEGO, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: NVN) today announced the completion ...

Nventa Announces Positive Interim Immunological Data From HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... $6 billion. Each year in the U.S., an estimated 1.2 million women are diagnosed with low grade cervical dysplasia, (CIN 1), 300,000 with high grade dysplasia (CIN 2/3) and 2.4 million with atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS). No therapies other than surgery are currently approved ...

UM Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Approves 18 Collaborative Research Projects, Worth $4.4 Million, Between University Faculty, State Technology Companies

... Studies of Drug Response Indicators Test; $732,700. -- Baltimore-based CSA Medical Inc. and the University of Maryland, Baltimore: Multi-Center dysplasia Study; $636,731. -- Rockville-based Flexible Medical Systems LLC and the University of Maryland, Baltimore: Noninvasive Sensing of Glucose and ...

It's Only Heartburn...or is it? Chronic Heartburn a Risk Factor for Precursor to Esophageal Cancer

... those abnormal cells can grow back and put the patient at risk for cancer once again," he adds. If Barrett's esophagus progresses into high-grade dysplasia or cancer, the entire esophagus must be removed. Dr. Korst specializes in the treatment and research of esophageal cancer and is highly experienced ...

Nventa Announces Presentation of Positive HspE7 Data from NCI-Sponsored Clinical Trial in Cervical Dysplasia

... (HPV)-related diseases, in women with the highest grade of cervical dysplasia (CIN III). The data from two posters were presented by Mark H. Einstein, ... specimens. (LEEP is a standard procedure for patients with high grade dysplasia to remove the affected areas.) A pathologic complete response (pCR) was ...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes New Data on Gardasil, Merck's Cervical Cancer Vaccine

... precursor lesions Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN) 1 or low grade dysplasia and CIN 2/3 or moderate to high grade dysplasia) and cervical ... pyloric stenosis, congenital megacolon, congenital hydronephrosis, hip dysplasia and club foot. Conversely, in pregnancies with onset more than 30 days ...

Data Published in The Lancet Show Gardasil was 100 Percent Effective in Preventing High-Grade Vulvar and Vaginal Lesions Caused by HPV Types 16 and 18

... precursor lesions Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN) 1 or low grade dysplasia and CIN 2/3 or moderate to high grade dysplasia) and cervical ... pyloric stenosis, congenital megacolon, congenital hydronephrosis, hip dysplasia and club foot. Conversely, in pregnancies with onset more than 30 days ...

DUSA Pharmaceuticals Receives Orphan Drug Desi gnation for Levulan PDT to Treat Esophage al Dysplasia

... Independent investigator clinical studies have reported that treatment of dysplasia with ALA PDT may help avoid the need for the removal of the esophagus and ... Adenocarcinoma Following Optimal Regimen of ALA PDT for High Grade dysplasia in Barrett's Esophagus," will be presented at the Digestive Disease Week ...

Discovery Labs Presents Surfaxin and Aerosurf Data At the Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting

... completed Phase 2 clinical trial of Surfaxin(r) (lucinactant intratracheal suspension) for the prevention and treatment of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) were selected and presented as a platform presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies' (PAS) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. Also ...

MedImmune Announces Positive Clinical Results at PAS Annual Meeting From Large Prospective Trial in Prevention of Serious RSV Disease

... at high risk of RSV disease and is administered by intramuscular injection. Safety and efficacy were established in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), infants with a history of premature birth (less than or equal to 35 weeks gestation age), and children with hemodynamically significant CHD. ...
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