July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair
Treatment increases the likelihood of full recovery
and may help shorten the recovery
time. A doctor may prescribe a course of oral ... begin to improve within a few weeks. Complete recovery
may take three to six months or even longer in ...
Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment
... & Interventional Radiology Cites Improved recovery
and Quality-of-Life with VNUS Technology
SAN ... most common site of venous reflux in the leg. The recovery
trial was a multicenter, randomized, ... treatment in providing a fast and comfortable recovery
for the patient after treatment. Specifically, ...
Single Port Surgeries Now Performed at University Medical Center at Princeton
... virtually no visible scar, less pain and faster recovery
time, "single port laparoscopic surgery" is an ... and slightly reduced risk of infection than a recovery
from multiple incisions.
Dr. Davison's ... port patients are going home directly from the recovery
room, where previously more than half would have ...
Oh, My Aching Back: Give Me a Shot of Ozone
... Results but With Fewer Complications, Shorter recovery
SAN DIEGO, March 9 ... than 0.1 percent)," he added. "In addition, the recovery
time is significantly shorter for the ... treatments offer less risk, less pain and less recovery
time compared to open surgery. Visit ...
Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors
... effectively, without surgery, with quicker recovery
and mostly on an outpatient basis. Whatever the ... remains in the hospital for several days and recovery
time can be from two to four weeks," he added. ... treatments offer less risk, less pain and less recovery
time compared to open surgery. Visit ...
Life Recovery Systems Receives NIH Grant to Study Expanded Use of Its ThermoSuit System
... WALDWICK, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Life recovery
received a competitively awarded ... of
NIH. This is the third SBIR grant for Live recovery
Systems from NHLBI. The
two previous grants ... Exemption that was previously granted to
Systems by the Food and Drug Administration. The ...
Pivotal Study Shows Physician/Nurse Teams Using SEDASYS(TM) System Reduced Risk of Over Sedation With Propofol
... the SEDASYS(TM) System
provided patients a faster recovery
from sedation than current standard of
care. ... recovered within 10 minutes. Patient recovery
time was measured
from scope removal to the time ... screenings.(ii)
"Patients understand that recovery
from sedation takes time after a
colonoscopy, but ...
Surgex(TM) Becomes the First and Only BSCG (Banned Substance Control Group) Certified Product Which is Clinically Proven Effective in Sports Recovery and Performance
... shown that Surgex(TM) had a
significant effect on recovery
markers including testosterone:cortisol
ratios ... in body
composition and strength parameters, the recovery
marker data continues to
validate Surgex(TM) as ... offer the athlete a product that will assist in recovery
to improve performance. In addition, ...
Alseres Pharmaceuticals Concludes Enrollment in the Cethrin(R) Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial in Acute Spinal Cord Injury
... a key enzyme that prevents axon regeneration and recovery
It has been granted Orphan Drug Status ... sensory and motor
functions, as well as overall recovery
as measured by the American Spinal
Injury ... over the six
months the hallmark of which is recovery
of some motor function. In
subjects with cervical ...
Leading Physicians Present Interim Results from Multi-Center Studies of VNUS ClosureFAST Catheter at VEITHsymposium
... treatment, presented the
interim results of the recovery
trial, a multi-center randomized trial
comparing ... laser, we're definitely seeing a
superior patient recovery
profile with ClosureFAST." "We are pleased to ... catheter, especially the favorable patient recovery
compared to laser treatment and the ...
Sugammadex Trials Demonstrate Rapid Recovery from Profound Neuromuscular Blockade During General Anesthesia
... developed by Organon --
demonstrated a faster recovery
from profound neuromuscular blockade as
compared ... In a
second trial, named Spectrum, faster recovery
from profound neuromuscular
blockade compared to spontaneous recovery
was demonstrated.(2) The pivotal
Signal trial ...
First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices
... incisions are eliminated, potentially leading to reduced pain, a quicker recovery
and a faster return to normal activities for the patient.
The ... incisions are eliminated, potentially leading to reduced pain, a quicker recovery
and a faster return to normal activities for the patient. In NOTES, ...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings: A Comprehensive Review of Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Among Patients and Physicians
... Minn., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chemical dependency and recovery
in patients and physicians are closely examined in a series of articles ... health care providers occur, Dr. Berge and his colleagues write. Long-term recovery
and sobriety can be achieved with appropriate treatment, aftercare and ...
WORLD'S First Robotic Assisted Kidney Transplant Performed at Saint Barnabas Medical Center
... robot-assisted surgery is safe, minimally invasive and offers faster recovery
Although the recovery
process takes time, Maureen and Jim are both doing well. Maureen and Jim ...
The Injured Obese Child: Let's Give Him Some Ankle Support
... not only puts children at a greater risk for injuries but it also prolongs recovery
time. "Though it is not well studied, we suspect that increased force due ... increased weight likely results in more damage to their bodies and lengthy recovery
times," she said.
Dr. Pomerantz said that as obesity continues to ...
Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses
... of MIS are: superior cosmetic result; less post-operative pain; shorter recovery
times; and the reduced risk of infection.
Jim Fischbach, developer ... hospitals need to be sensitive to technologies that lower costs, shorten recovery
times, and generally improve patient outcomes. If stereoscopic viewing of ...
NHS National Innovation Centre Cites VNUS Closure(R) Procedure as Select Innovative Technology
... by freeing up hospital operating theatres and reducing both treatment and recovery
times, this technique offers significant benefits for both the patient and ... a groin incision and the complete removal of the saphenous vein, and recovery
can be lengthy and uncomfortable. Surgeons in the NHS perform around ...
Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology
... Inc., today reported that positive clinical findings demonstrating faster recovery
of urinary continence using localized manual cooling techniques during ... is a frustrating and inconvenient experience. In many cases, the recovery
of sexual function can take up to 24 months.
Additional Targeted ...
Gallbladder Removal Through Vagina Offers Minimally Invasive Alternative
... to remove the organ, which is often painful and can have a lengthy recovery
time," said Eric Hungness, MD, a minimally invasive gastrointestinal ... with traditional laparoscopic surgery, and may reduce pain and shorten recovery
time for patients. This technique may also eliminate the risk of ...
Bayer Announces Upcoming Presentations of Campath(R) and Leukine(R) Data at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology
... with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) to shorten the time to neutrophil recovery
and to reduce the incidence of severe and life-threatening infections and ... with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) to shorten the time to neutrophil recovery
and reduce the incidence of severe and life-threatening infections and ...
Society of Interventional Radiology Applauds Report's Uterine Fibroid Embolization Recommendations
... open surgery. The procedure offers less risk, less
pain and a shorter recovery
time compared to open surgery.
The ACOG practice bulletin notes, "Based ... radiology treatments
generally offer less risk, less pain and less recovery
time compared to
open surgery. In 2008, the Society of Interventional ...
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Voreloxin (SNS-595) in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
... either complete
remission (CR) or complete remission without full platelet recovery
The study will also measure the duration of these responses. In ... of those 13
achieved either CR, CRp or complete remission with incomplete recovery
normal hematopoietic blood elements. Voreloxin was generally ...
Alseres Pharmaceuticals Announces 12 Month Interim Results from the Phase I/IIa Cethrin(R) Clinical Trial in Acute Spinal Cord Injury
... Results show promising neurological recovery
in severely-injured, acute cervical spinal cord injury patients ... after treatment, 38% (5 of 13) of cervical injury patients showed
of motor and sensory function after treatment as measured
by a 2-grade or ...
Cardium's Innercool Therapies Unit Announces Publication of Positive Effects of Early and Rapid Hypothermia Following Heart Attack
... mild hypothermia in neurosurgical patients, both in surgery and
or intensive care. The system has also received FDA clearance
for use in ... to achieve or maintain normal body
temperatures during surgery and in recovery
/ intensive care, and as an
adjunctive treatment for fever control in ...
Napo Announces Successful Clinical Results in Phase 2 Study of Crofelemer in Acute Adult Infectious Diarrhea
... diarrhea were dosed 250mg of crofelemer, QID (4 times per day)
or for a maximum of three days. Details regarding the stool
weight, stool ... patients with infectious diarrhea treated
with crofelemer showed a faster recovery
with the first dose itself as
observed by the reduction in stool weight, ...
Anesiva Announces Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Adlea(TM) for Reducing Post-Surgical Pain Following Total Knee Replacement
... walking and moving the knee soon after
the procedure in order to begin recovery
and avoid complications. Adlea may
offer additive pain relief and possibly ... such as opioids, whose systemic side effects can interfere with
The primary efficacy endpoint of the Phase 3 trial is a ...
Treatment Gives Lung Cancer Patients With Inoperable Tumors Two Years or More
... treatment is less
invasive and has far fewer side effects and less recovery
researchers found that RFA often can completely destroy the ... Interventional radiology
treatments offer less risk, less pain and less recovery
time compared to
open surgery. Visit http://www.SIRweb.org .
New Localized Cancer Treatment for Advanced Retinoblastoma Saves Children From Having Eyes Removed, Restores Vision in Some Cases
... cases of retinal detachment, the interventional treatment also
of some vision. The interventional treatment is especially
important in ... Interventional radiology
treatments offer less risk, less pain and less recovery
time compared to
open surgery. Visit http://www.SIRweb.org ...
Study Data Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) Catheter More than 96% Effective
... Raymond G. Makhoul, M.D., of Richmond, Virginia
presented results from the recovery
trial, a single-blinded, randomized
trial comparing the ClosureFAST ... embrace of this new device by the physician community."
trial data makes it clear that radiofrequency vein
ablation with the ...
Insmed Provides Update on IPLEX(TM) Expanded Access Program in Italy for the Treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
... Company Received $5.2 Million in Cost recovery
from EAP in 2007
RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed ... of the study for reasons related to IPLEX(TM). The Company received
of $5.2 million for drug supplies for the full-year 2007.
The study ...
HealthMedia's Strongest Single Quarter Results: Growth Driven by Product Enhancements, New Partnerships
... of their public service campaigns.
The Hazelden MORE(TM) (My Ongoing recovery
continuing care program, developed in conjunction with
HealthMedia, won a ...
Minimally Invasive Treatment Reduces Shoulder Pain From Tendonitis
... A second needle is
used to aspirate, or withdraw, the calcium residue. recovery
time is about
an hour. Calcifications that are completely treated do not ... the tendon
and bursa can cause bursitis, a painful condition with a long recovery
and a high grade of disability.
For the study, Dr. Sconfienza and ...
Raydiance Collaborates With Rutgers University and Nation's Largest Tissue Bank to Develop Innovative Tissue Processing Approaches
... quality tissue through a
commitment to excellence in education, research, recovery
and care for
recipients, donors and their families. A not-for-profit ... organizations across the country. In its first 20 years, MTF and
partners have recovered over 60,000 donors and provided over 3
New Data Presented on the Renessa(R) Treatment for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
... of women with SUI do not seek treatment of any kind due
to concerns over recovery
time, possible complications or lack of
confidence in the effectiveness of ... local anesthesia. There are no incisions, bandages
or dressings required. recovery
is rapid and comfortable, with minimal
post-procedure limitations. About ...
Life Recovery Systems Receives European CE Mark Approval for Its ThermoSuit(R) System
... Hypothermia Therapy
ALEXANDRIA, La., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Life recovery
LLC, of Alexandria, LA and Kinnelon, NJ, an emerging provider ... also
be beneficial for other rhythms or in-hospital cardiac arrest." Life recovery
Systems, HD, LLC is focused on developing and providing
Public Forum to Discuss Addiction as a Treatable Disease and Highlight National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
... Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/-- To mark September as National
Alcohol and Drug recovery
Month, local Detroit-area community leaders are
hosting a public forum to ... this opportunity to give
a local voice to the problem of addiction and the recovery
Michigan. The forum will also spotlight the harmful impact of ...
Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment
... surgery that requires opening the skull) for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, a substantial proportion of subjects who demonstrate a sound recovery
present with ongoing psychosocial disturbances. In contrast, the study shows that quality of life is affected to a lesser degree in good-outcome ...
Treatment Shows Excellent Results for Providence Tarzana Patients Following Cardiac Arrest
... 100 percent successful.
"With the institution of the protocol, in the first week-and-a-half, we've had three patients who have had complete recovery
of neurologic function after prolonged cardiac arrest," said G. Scott Brewster, M.D., medical director of the Emergency Department at Providence ...
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Initiates U.S. Clinical Trial for Anaconda(TM) AAA Stent Graft System
... disease, open surgical repair and endovascular repair. Endovascular repair using commercially available devices has been associated with shorter recovery
times, reduced hospital stay, and other benefits.
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation manufactures and markets medical devices for the ...
Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage
... factor called neuregulin1 (NRG1), which is involved in the initial development of the heart and nervous system, can spur heart-muscle growth and recovery
of cardiac function when injected systemically into animals after a heart attack.
After birth, heart-muscle cells (cardiomyocytes) normally ...