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JDSU WaveReady Receives Brocade Data Center Ready Status for Brocade-Based Storage Area Network (SAN) Infrastructures

... in 2000. "JDSU WaveReady products offer optical network operators easy-to-deploy, high value ... needs and anticipating future requirements of optical networks, JDSU's WaveReady product line offers a ... and network operators a simple and cost-effective optical platform to address their diverse ...

CRi Oosight(TM) Instrument Crucial in IVF Breakthrough Demonstrating a Correlation Between Non-Invasive Egg Metrics and Pregnancy

... Inc. (CRi) announced today that Oosight(TM), a non-invasive optical imaging system manufactured by CRi and widely used by embryologists as an ... Inc (CRi) is a biomedical imaging company providing innovative optical imaging solutions for over 20 years. CRi's multidisciplinary team is ...

Des Moines Register Reports SpectraScience LUMA Enhances Cervical Cancer Exams

... or cancerous without physically removing tissue from the body. The WavSTAT optical Biopsy System uses light to optically scan tissue and provide the ... The Company's LUMA imaging technology has received FDA approval for an optical non-invasive system that is proven to more effectively detect cervical ...

Novel Photoconductive Life Science Research Innovation Enables Rapid, Reproducible, and Non-Invasive Cellular Excitation

... contact necessary for use with micro electrode arrays). The non-invasive, optical targeting used by the PSD allows for an extended observation period, ... stimulation can be done without causing damage to the cells while optical targeting enables highly controlled depolarization of only target cells. ...

CRi Announces New Maestro(TM) EX In Vivo Imaging System with Improved Performance and an Affordable Price

... spectral imaging at the click of a button. The user can select high optical throughput for reduced experiment times or increased spectral resolution ... (CRi) is a Boston-based biomedical imaging company providing innovative optical imaging solutions for more than 20 years. CRi's multidisciplinary team is ...

Prism Glasses Expand the View for Patients with Hemianopia

... helping patients resume normal daily life." Peli partnered with a small optical company in Vermont-Chadwick Optical, Inc. who funded the study in part ... version of the permanent prism glasses recently developed by Chadwick optical should also further expand the visual field and be even more beneficial ...

Volcano Announces Participation in SATURN Clinical Trial Sponsored by AstraZeneca

... of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), functional measurement (FM) and optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) products designed to enhance the diagnosis and ... and flow guide wires and is developing a line of ultra high-resolution optical Coherence Tomography systems and catheters. Currently, more than 3,200 ...

Prescient Medical, Inc. Acquires New Technology to Detect Inflammation in Coronary Blood Vessels

... development. "TR-LIFS will greatly expand the capabilities of the vPredict optical Catheter System. Not only will we have information on the composition of ... a prosthesis that treats soft coronary plaques, and the vPredict(TM) optical Catheter System, a diagnostic catheter designed to analyze and quantify ...

ACRIN Study Endorses Virtual Colonoscopy - Validation for Colon CAD Software Maker Medicsight plc

... of polyps and early-stage cancer of the colon using either conventional optical colonoscopy or CT colonography, in which X-ray slice images are ... However less than half actually undergo colonoscopy. Conventional optical colonoscopy, involving the insertion of a flexible metal tube into the ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

... protocol using a variety of imaging techniques: multi-slice CT, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), IVUS-virtual histology (IVUS-VH), angiography, and optical coherence tomography (OCT). Additional details on the SECRITT I study methodology can be found in a case study published recently in Nature Reviews ...

Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

... company's bioabsorbable stent program was presented by Robert Cottone, vice president of intellectual property and technologies. Angiographic and optical coherence tomography (OCT) imagery were reviewed illustrating the new stent platform's deliverability, design features, and vessel scaffolding. ...

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Innovative Prism Glasses For Hemianopia Patients

... to be studied and perfected in on-going multi-center trials. Patients interested in trying the peripheral prism glasses can contact Chadwick optical for referral to a doctor in their area. Go to http://www.chadwickoptical.com/ for contact information. Schepens Eye Research Institute is ...

Abbott Advances Its Revolutionary Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent With Initiation of Next Phase of Clinical Trial

... successful deployment of the system. Other key endpoints of the study include imaging assessments by angiography, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), optical coherence tomography (OCT), and other state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive imaging modalities at six months, one year and two years. ...

The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

... attack or cardiac death. Bioabsorption of the stent at two years after implantation, as confirmed by an assessment of the stent struts using optical coherence tomography (OCT). Restoration of vasomotion (ability of the blood vessel to contract and expand) was observed at two years, with ...

New Study Published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Finds DOT Microablative CO2 Laser Optimum for Skin Rejuvenation

... anything on the market today. By combining the CO2 laser with a fractionated technique, the latest innovation in skin rejuvenation, DOT (Dermal optical Thermolysis), has become the optimal choice for active patients desiring significant effects from a single treatment with minimal downtime. ...

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infection - Results Reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal

... cover a range of basic and clinical research and procedures in medicine, surgery, and dentistry; they focus on safety issues, new instrumentation, optical diagnostics and activities related to the understanding and applications of biophotonics in medicine. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery is the ...

National Study Presented at ACG 2008 Confirms New Device Functions Like 'Rear-View Mirror' to Provide Improved View of the Colon

... visit http://www.avantismedical.com . [1] Pickhardt, P.J.; Nugent, P.A.; Mysliwiec, P.A.; et al. Location of adenomas missed by optical colonoscopy. Annals of Internal Medicine 141(5):352-360, 2004. [2] Pabby, A.; Schoen, R.E.; Weissfeld, J.L.; et al. Analysis of ...

DOT Therapy: Newest Breakthrough Technology in Laser Skin Resurfacing

... -- Robert Weiss, M.D., board certified dermatologist, is among the first physicians in the U.S. to offer his patients DOT Therapy (Dermal optical Thermolysis), the latest, state-of-the-art procedure in laser skin resurfacing. Dr. Weiss is an internationally renowned dermatologist, who is in ...

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

... rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis is typically successfully performed using ESS.(1.,2.) "Despite numerous advances in surgical instrumentation and optical aids, intraoperative hemorrhage remains a major hurtle in ESS with sinonasal polyposis," said Jose W. Ruiz, III, MD, investigator of the study ...

Volcano's VH(R) IVUS Technology Used in Imaging Study of GlaxoSmithKline's Novel Investigational Compound, Darapladib

... also provides functional measurement (FM) consoles and single-use pressure and flow guide wires and is developing a line of ultra-high resolution optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Forward Looking IVUS systems and catheters. Currently, more than 3,500 Volcano IVUS and FM systems are installed ...

Patient Receives vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield in First-Ever Vulnerable Plaque Clinical Trial

... plan to place the self-expanding vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield in 15 patients with plaques identified as vulnerable by a combination of ultrasound and optical imaging techniques. These patients will be matched with 15 controls-patients who also have non-blood-flow-limiting plaques or "lesions" that have ...

Menicon Undertakes With the Novovision Clinic a Paediatric Myopia Control Clinical Trial

... eye in children with progressing myopia, some limitations in the methodology employed have been evident. Using a rigorous study design and precise optical measuring instruments, Menicon Co., Ltd. and the Novovision Clinic in Madrid are undertaking the Myopia Control with Orthokeratology contact lenses ...

FDA Grants Market Clearance for the LipiScan(TM) Coronary Imaging System Developed by InfraReDx, Inc. - A Novel Spectroscopy System for the Identification of Lipid Core Containing Plaques of Interest in the Coronary Arteries

... (NIR) spectroscopy is commonly used to measure the chemical composition of unknown substances. The LipiScan Coronary Imaging System utilizes advanced optical technology, much of it developed for telecom uses, to deliver and retrieve NIR light from coronary plaques. The light reflected back at different ...

Caliper Life Sciences' Optical Imaging Technology Selected to Aid Tuberculosis Research Efforts by the Texas A&M Health Science Center

... results into cures for human disease. Caliper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & development outsourcing solutions. For more information please visit http://www.caliperLS.com . Caliper and ...

UltraShape(R) Non-Invasive Fat Reduction and Body Contouring Clinical Study Results Featured at American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Meeting

... Non-invasive Ultrasonic Selective Destruction of Adipocytes using UltraShape" will take place during the scientific session The Cutting Edge in optical Diagnostics and Therapeutics of Tissues and Cells. Hector Leal-Silva, M.D., a dermatologic surgeon based in Monterrey, Mexico, will present the ...

ACR Supports American Cancer Society Inclusion of CT Colonography (Virtual Colonoscopy) as Recommended Screening Tool for Colorectal Cancer in New Screening Guidelines

... coordinated by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) and presented at the 2007 ACRIN Fall Meeting suggest CTC is comparable to optical colonoscopy for the detection of cancer and clinically significant polyps when state-of-the-art techniques are applied and images are read by ...

Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Drug Combination Services to Identify Synergistic Response of Compounds

... results into cures for human disease. Caliper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & development outsourcing solutions. For more information please visit http://www.caliperLS.com . ...

Imaging Diagnostic Systems CTLM Technology Presented at Congress of World Society for Breast Health

... FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: IMDS) a pioneer in laser optical breast cancer imaging systems, announced that CT Laser Mammography (CTLM(R)) results were exhibited at the 4th Congress of the World Society for ...

Knopp Neurosciences Receives Orphan Designation for KNS-760704 for Treatment of ALS

... is an orally administered small molecule in clinical development by Knopp for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The drug is an optical enantiomer of a selective, high affinity dopamine agonist marketed in other neurological indications. Both KNS-760704 and the marketed agonist ...

Knopp Neurosciences Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of KNS-760704 in ALS Development Program

... is an orally administered small molecule in clinical development by Knopp for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The drug is an optical enantiomer of a selective, high affinity dopamine agonist marketed in other neurological indications. Both KNS-760704 and the marketed agonist ...

Hematology Analyzers Simple, Sophisticated Technology Serving All Patients

... In more sophisticated analyzers, dual angle optical scatter analysis combines optical signals from two independent light sources, ... of the Abbot CELL-DYNE Sapphire, the dual angle optical platelet count is then validated internally by an ...

Tight Glycemic Control in the ICU

... continuous monitoring of hospitalized patients. The device consists of an optical fiber to which an optical glucose sensor is applied. The sensor is a fluorescent chemical complex ...

OXiGENE Announces a Poster Presentation Highlighting Results from its Study of ZYBRETSTAT CA4P in Myopic Macular Degeneration (Study MMD-213) at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

... Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) visual function (visual acuity). Secondary variables included fluorescein angiography and optical coherence tomography (OCT). All efficacy variables were evaluated by a masked grader. Safety was assessed via vital signs, laboratory tests, ...

Gene Chips to Detect CYP Variations: A New Step Toward Customized Medical Therapy.

... to the AmpliChip microarray and hybridized. The microarray is then washed, stained, and finally scanned. Computer software then interprets the optical pattern on the scan, which indicates the particular probes bound by the patients DNA sample. The software can then determine the patients genotype ...

Point of Care Cardiac Analyzers Yield Rapid Cardiac Marker Results

... and troponin T yield results in 8 and 12 minutes respectively. Data can be uploaded to laboratory information systems. The system requires an optical quality control and quantitative marker control solutions. The reader is compact and portable, with a self-contained power ....
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