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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

... recover completely. New Ways to repair Heart Valves -- Without Open Heart Surgery ... ROCHESTER, Minn. -- New, less invasive ways to repair heart valves may fundamentally transform how this ... Letter looks at new technologies under study to repair heart valve disorders without open heart surgery. ...

Osteotech Completes Enrollment for DuraTech(TM) BioRegeneration Matrix Clinical Trial

... technology) platform, DuraTech is used to repair dura mater (the tough, outermost membrane ... estimates that the annual market for dural repair substitutes is approximately $100 million. ... platform and is designed to be utilized to repair the dura mater, a fibrous membrane that protects ...

ThermoGenesis Announces National Institute of Health Grant

... be used to deploy placental stem cells in bone repair and regenerative medicine applications. The ... effect in orthopedic applications, such as bone repair and generation." Engle said the Company's ... of stem cells for tissue regeneration and repair can be enhanced if the cells are presented to the ...

Kensey Nash Announces Presentations on its Cartilage Repair Device at the International Cartilage Repair Society Meeting

... (Nasdaq: KNSY ) announced that its cartilage repair device has been highlighted in two podium ... 8th World Congress of the International Cartilage repair Society (ICRS) Meeting held in Miami, FL on May ... Nash's proprietary tissue engineering implant to repair damaged articular cartilage. These ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Clinical Benefit in High-Risk Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

... /PRNewswire/ -- Results show percutaneous mitral repair using the MitraClip(R) system in symptomatic ... MitraClip (R) Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) device is performed by ... surgery, having preserved surgical options (valve repair or replacement) should surgery become necessary. ...

Cardium Announces Completion of Patient Recruitment in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Excellarate(TM) for the Potential Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

... (NYSE Amex: CXM ) and its subsidiary Tissue repair Company (TRC) today announced the completion of ... ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, bone injury repair and potentially other advanced therapeutic ... InnerCool Therapies, Inc. and the Tissue repair Company, are medical technology companies ...

Pharmacyclics announces Global Strategic Alliance with Les Laboratoires Servier

... in many cancers is the activation of the DNA repair gene RAD51. In response to treatment with ... or radiation, tumors will often turn on DNA repair genes such as RAD51 as an adaptive strategy to help the tumor repair the DNA damage done by these agents. In ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Shows Important Clinical Benefit in High Risk Patients With Functional Mitral Regurgitation at 12-Month Follow Up

... 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Percutaneous mitral valve repair using the MitraClip(R) system in symptomatic ... the EVEREST II (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge repair STudy) study presented today at the 58th Annual ... the MitraClip(R) Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) device is performed by ...

Cardium Reports on Applicability of Corgentin to Stem Cell Therapies: Independent Studies Indicate that Ad5IGF-1 Potentiates Stem Cells to Improve Cardiac Function After Heart Attack

... of SDF-1 alpha/CXCR4 to Promote Myocardial repair that was published in the American Heart ... to lessen tissue injury and promote myocardial repair and restoration following a heart attack," noted ... beneficial effects in promoting tissue repair and regeneration, and its potential for promoting ...

VirtualScopics' Quantitative Imaging Provides Primary Endpoint in Cartilage Repair Pivotal Clinical Trial

... pivotal clinical trial for its cartilage repair device (BST-CarGel(R)) and will now focus on ... offers the opportunity to design cartilage repair trials that may be smaller or shorter in ... permitted us to focus on the key parameters of repair which are most prominent following treatment with ...

First Swiss Patients Treated with the Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

... the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today that the first ... Union which provides a non-surgical mitral valve repair option for patients suffering from the effects of ... the MitraClip(R) Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip(R) device is performed by ...

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

... InnerCool Therapies, Inc. and the Tissue repair Company, are medical technology companies ... in clinical development. Cardium's Tissue repair Company subsidiary (TRC) is focused on the ... For more information about Cardium's Tissue repair Company subsidiary, please visit www.t-r-co.com ....

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'

... Football players who underwent knee repair surgery in college prior to joining the NFL had ... in knee replacement surgery. Fracture repair Treatment Using Balloons Appears Effective for ... repair. Researchers indicated that this repair can lead to reduced hospital stays, increased ...

Kensey Nash Announces IDE Submission for Cartilage Repair Device

... trial will utilize the Company's Cartilage repair Device, which consists of a proprietary ... options available today usually generate a repair tissue that is insufficient in absorbing or ... approximately one million procedures each year to repair damaged articular cartilage in the knee and a ...

First U.S. Patients Enrolled in the REALISM Continued Access Study

... the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today the start of ... randomized trial comparing a percutaneous mitral repair device to mitral valve surgery, successfully ... treatment option for non-surgical mitral valve repair in Europe. About the MitraClip(R) ...

DNA Therapeutics Closes 2.2 Million EUR Series A Financing Round

... often limited by the action of DNA repair processes on the damages caused by these ... in the nucleus, and ultimately, inhibit their repair during the treatment period. Thus siDNA increases ... technology consists in interfering with DNA repair pathways that cancer cells use to resist ...

Study Shows How Defective DNA Repair Triggers Two Neurological Diseases

... with distinct pathologies. Defects in DNA repair dramatically increase the risk of cancer, which ... may also help to understand how defective DNA repair can selectively affect different organs and how ... that help form a critical component of the DNA repair machinery, called the MRN complex. The MRN ...

Two-Year Follow-Up Data Demonstrates Preservation of Adequate Mitral Valve Area in Patients Treated with the MitraClip(R) System

... expected decrease in Mitral Vale Area (MVA) after repair with the MitraClip(R) system to correct mitral ... device which provides a non-surgical mitral valve repair option for patients suffering from the effects of ... consistent with reports of surgical edge-to- edge repair which also have shown that diastolic mitral valve ...

Open Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama From Don Margolis, Chairman and Founder of The Repair Stem Cell Institute

... for stem cell research. As spokesman for the repair Stem Cell Institute (RSCI), which is the voice of the repair Stem Cell research and treatment industry ... function every day of our lives. It's called the repair Stem Cell. These cells constantly jump to our ...

Evalve Expands Executive Leadership Team

... development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, has expanded its sales and ... the MitraClip Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip device is performed by ... surgery, having preserved surgical options (valve repair or replacement) should surgery become necessary. ...

Evalve Announces Enrollment Completion of the EVEREST Randomized Study

... the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today the completion ... enrollment in the Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge repair STudy (EVEREST), which is evaluating the MitraClip(R) system as a non-surgical repair option for patients suffering from mitral ...

First European Patients Treated With the Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

... the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today that the first ... a new alternative to surgery for mitral valve repair which up until now was the only option to ... the MitraClip Procedure Percutaneous mitral repair with Evalve's MitraClip device is performed by ...

St. Jude Study Finds Treatment With New Drug Might Make Tumor Cells More Sensitive to Therapy

... of biochemical events that culminate in the repair of DNA damaged by irradiation. The molecule ... the ability of both normal and cancerous cells to repair their DNA," said Michael Rainey, Ph.D., ... "This approach will help us learn more about the repair events triggered by ATM in response to DNA ....

Stem Cell Regeneration Repairs Congenital Heart Defect

... of embryonic stem cells to regenerate tissue and repair damage after heart attacks and demonstrates that stem cells also can repair the inherited causes of heart failure. "We've ... show that stem cells can achieve functional repair in non-ischemic (cases other than blood-flow ...

Cardium Reports on Second Quarter 2008 Highlights and Financial Results

... of activity on the grant at our subsidiary Tissue repair Company. Cash and cash equivalents as of June 30, ... InnerCool Therapies, Inc. and the Tissue repair Company, are medical technology ... http://www.innercool.com . Cardium's Tissue repair Company subsidiary (TRC) is a San ...

Cardium Announces Appointment of Paul A. Foster, M.D. to Lead Generx and Excellarate Late-Stage Development Activities

... development activities at Cardium's Tissue repair Company for the MATRIX Phase 2b clinical study ... both Cardium's and the Tissue repair Company's clinical programs. Dr. Robert Engler, ... InnerCool Therapies, Inc. and the Tissue repair Company, are medical technology ...

New Research Provides Evidence that Tea May Improve Attention and Focus, Keep Brain Cells Healthy, & Influence Genetics in Cancer

... brain cells were damaged, there was no way to repair them. Not only may the EGCG help prevent brain ... keep human brain cells from dying and even help repair them when they are subjected to insults that ... on genes that impact cancer susceptibility and repair from environmental insults. "The good news is ...

Cardium's Innercool Therapies Unit Announces Publication of Positive Effects of Early and Rapid Hypothermia Following Heart Attack

... InnerCool Therapies, Inc. and the Tissue repair Company, are medical technology ... http://www.innercool.com . Cardium's Tissue repair Company subsidiary (TRC) is a San ... For more information about Cardium's Tissue repair Company subsidiary, please visit ...

Alfacell's ONCONASE(R) Shows Potential as Radiation Sensitizer for Lung Cancer Treatment

... In the poster titled "The inhibition of radiation repair by ranpirnase +/- I-buthionine sulfoximide on ... of researchers also showed that the radiation repair mechanisms known as sub-lethal damage repair (SLDR) and potentially lethal damage ...

MitraClip Device Preliminary Data Suggests Improved Heart Function and Relief from Heart Failure Symptoms in Functional Mitral Regurgitation Patients

... April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Percutaneous mitral repair using the MitraClip(R) device may successfully ... from the ongoing Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge repair STudy (EVEREST) presented today at the SCAI ... observed in the initial percutaneous mitral valve repair procedures," said Ferolyn Powell, president and ...

Cardium and Tissue Repair Company's Excellarate Candidate for Healing Diabetic Wounds Gains Media Focus in Multiple Regions Across U.S.

... CXM ) and its subsidiary, Tissue repair Company (TRC) today reported that the Phase 2b ... (3).pdf. Excellarate and Tissue repair Company's GAM Technology The Excellarate ... blood vessel growth), and orthopedic products for repair of various tissues, including hard tissue (bone) ...

Genzyme Announces Presentation of New Positive Data on Carticel(R)

... for his extensive work in the field of Cartilage repair and principal investigator in this ... that have not responded to a prior cartilage repair procedure. Carticel should only be used in ... is for autologous use and is indicated for the repair of symptomatic cartilage defects of the femoral ...

Acologix Presents Preclinical Data on Cartilage Regeneration by AC-100 at the OARSI 2007 World Congress on Osteoarthritis

... where AC-100 has been demonstrated to promote repair of other hard tissues including bone and dentin," ... kidney disease, renal osteodystrophy, bone repair and regeneration, periodontal disease, ... dental restoration procedures and another for the repair of periodontal defects. Further studies to ...

New Data Shows Ongoing Benefits of Percutaneous MitraClip(R) Device for Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

... device compared to surgical mitral valve repair or replacement for the treatment of ... The EVEREST II (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge repair STudy) clinical research study is evaluating the ... compared to surgical mitral valve repair or replacement. This prospective, randomized, ...

Video: The Arizona Heart Institute Announces the Largest Worldwide Experience with Endoluminal Grafting to Treat Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Related Pathologies

... studies report that emergent, open surgical repair of a ruptured thoracic aneurysm carries a 25 to ... Study Details From March 1998 to March 2006, repair of the thoracic aorta using an ELG was performed ... included those eligible for open surgical repair and those with prohibitive surgical risk. The ...

Dimericine(R) Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Treatment Of Photosensitivity in XP Patients

... is the result of decades of research into DNA repair and its potential to prevent skin cancer and ... that blocks the body's natural ability to repair DNA damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light. ... laboratory that has led the research of DNA repair of the skin for more than 20 years. Founded ...

National Stem Cell Holding, Inc. Discovers Non-Embryonic Biomaterials that Promote Tissue Repair

... stem cells, which appears to promote tissue repair in various wound care applications. On July 26, ... gives us the ability to cultivate tissue repair and wound healing products and commence clinical ... the ability of the biomaterials to promote tissue repair and the variety of wound care applications. All ...

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Initiates U.S. Clinical Trial for Anaconda(TM) AAA Stent Graft System

... of co-morbidities such as hypertension or pulmonary disease, open surgical repair and endovascular repair. Endovascular repair using commercially available devices has been associated with shorter ...

St. Francis Surgeon Uses Tissue Regeneration Technology to Rebuild Patients' Heart Structures

... M.D., is using the CorMatrix Extracellular Matrix (ECM)(TM) to modify and repair cardiac structures, allowing heart tissue to re-grow inside the beating ... ECM is a unique biomaterial that harnesses the body's innate ability to repair damaged heart tissue. Over time, it is replaced by the patients' own ...

Optigenex Inc. Signs New License and Distribution Agreement With Itochu Corporation of Japan

... rain forest botanical extract that helps the body's natural ability to repair damage to its own DNA due to multiple causes, including harmful effects of ... party studies demonstrating the effectiveness of AC-11(R) as a unique DNA repair adjuvant, as well as a natural inhibitor of pro-inflammatory agents and a ...
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