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First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices

... company's investigational devices. NOTES is a surgical method in which external incisions are ... incision. To assist with visualizing the internal surgical site, an endoscope is passed through a natural ... medical devices for minimally invasive and open surgical procedures, focusing on procedure-enabling ...

Hand Washing with 4% CHG Antiseptic Kills Flu Viruses

... products, along with the company's line of surgical facemasks and respirators, can be an integral ... Health Care US, LLC, consists of two divisions - surgical and Wound Care. Focusing on prevention of ... for both patients and healthcare workers, the surgical Division (formerly Regent Medical Americas, LLC) ...

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

... Human Collagen Technology Used in Cranial surgical Procedures EATONTOWN, N.J., June 10 ... the brain and spinal cord) during cranial surgical procedures. DuraTech is the first of ... the safety of DuraTech compared to historical surgical procedure outcomes. Osteotech plans to utilize ...

Single Port Surgeries Now Performed at University Medical Center at Princeton

... the body through which a specialized camera and surgical instruments are inserted. This method represented ... access port made by the company Advanced surgical Concepts. The second is a special laparoscope -- ... around corners. Aside from these tools, the surgical technique for the single port approach is much ...

Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries

... technique is improving the desired results of surgical interventions for back pain. Leading researchers ... practice and, potentially, a standard of care for surgical treatments of severe back pain. Dr. Lee ... by Texarkana Neurological Associates. This surgical approach is without arguments on the cutting ...

WORLD'S First Robotic Assisted Kidney Transplant Performed at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

... to use the Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci(TM) surgical System to successfully implant a kidney into a ... robot-assisted technology to be a remarkable surgical tool. He says, "It is an advanced form of ... trauma to the patient." Utilizing the da Vinci surgical System, a laparoscopic camera and robotic probes ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Studies Presented at DDW Demonstrate Potential of Pure NOTES Surgery With Company's Toolbox

... concluded that a new adaptable minimally-invasive surgical platform for NOTES and single-site laparoscopy ... successfully used to complete a variety of key surgical activities critical to pure natural orifice ... and Testing of an Adaptable Minimally-Invasive surgical Platform - The Hydra" found that ...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Results of Brain Aneurysm Clinical Trial

... treated with coil embolization compared to surgical clipping NATICK, Mass., May 26 ... five years compared to patients who undergo surgical clipping. The findings are reported by Andrew ... the safety and efficacy of coil embolization and surgical clipping in the treatment of ruptured brain ...

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

... the MitraClip(R) system in symptomatic high-risk surgical patients with either functional mitral ... undergo surgery each year. Many higher risk surgical patients and non-surgical patients continue to be ... morbidity and mortality often associated with surgical treatment." Patients considered at ...

AUA Guideline: Full Kidney Removal Not Necessary for All Kidney Tumors

... modalities: Partial Nephrectomy: surgical excision by partial nephrectomy is a reference ... treatment option for the patient at high surgical risk who wants active treatment and accepts the ... risk of local recurrence when compared to surgical excision, the potential need for reintervention, ...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

... support team assembled to perform a series of surgical procedures on a cadaver to test the new ... rooms." Until the late 1970s, nearly all surgical procedures required an opening in the patient ... the use of an endoscope in conjunction with other surgical devices inserted through relatively small ...

PEAK Surgical Announces Completion of First PRECISE Clinical Study, Receipt of Medical Design Excellence Award for PEAK(R) Surgery System and Achievement of Over 1,000 Surgeries Using PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)

... family of disposable, low-temperature surgical cutting and coagulation devices. These milestones ... Energy to ReduCe Thermal Injury and Improve surgical HEaling) Clinical Study series evaluating improved surgical incision healing following use of the PEAK ...

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

... the MitraClip(R) system in symptomatic high-risk surgical patients with functional mitral regurgitation ... undergo surgery each year. Many higher risk surgical patients and non-surgical patients continue to be ... 4 MR and at least a 12 percent predicted risk of surgical mortality. Mortality risk was determined by ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in Second US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Surgery Patients

... Ltd, to investigate CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN surgical IMPLANT for the prevention of surgical site infections. The trial is being ... is widely considered to be the most prone to surgical site infection (SSI). Patients in the treatment ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients

... Ltd, to investigate CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN surgical IMPLANT for the prevention of surgical site infections. The trial is being ... the product in the U.S." About Gentamicin surgical Implant ...

Research Shows VASER(R) Lipo Results in Excellent Skin Tightening

... in 2002," said Dan Goldberger, CEO of Sound surgical Technologies LLC. "This study now provides the ... return to normal activities. About Sound surgical -- Founded in 1998, Sound surgical Technologies placed its first VASER Lipo System ...

Oh, My Aching Back: Give Me a Shot of Ozone

... through an incision) are the standards in surgical treatment for herniated disk. "Oxygen/ozone ... to the outcomes for lumbar disks treated with surgical diskectomy, but the complication rate is much ... work because of their pain. Undergoing invasive surgical diskectomy puts you on a path where you may be ...

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

... prostatectomy, which is now the most common surgical technique for prostate cancer. A regulatory ... surgery (which includes both traditional open surgical approaches and the newer robotic-assisted ... has been performed as an open procedure requiring surgical precision to preserve these important functions. ...

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

... meniscectomy, or knee meniscus repair, instead of surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament ... suffer severe muscle spasms, limiting surgical recovery and lowering post-surgical ... may be infused into the joint for post surgical pain management. This infusion has been ...

Foreign Medical Devices are in High Demand in Russia

... - Medical X-ray, A-, B-, C-ray equipment - surgical equipment - Medical furniture - ... Prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances - Other surgical and medical instruments - Cardiovascular ... - Wound care management - Disposables - surgical gloves - Medical aids - Medical ...

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 40th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer to Include Sessions on Robotics Surgery

... outcomes within the field along with a special surgical post-graduate (SPG) course that will provide ... we're always looking for ways to improve the surgical management of our patients and impact quality of ... the MIS technique is transforming conventional surgical procedures; particularly for the patient. ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces Start of Patient Enrolment in Translational Clinical Trial Investigating REOLYSIN(R) in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... with metastatic colorectal cancer prior to surgical resection of liver metastases. The principal ... or late time point (less than 10 days) before surgical resection. After surgery, the tumour and ... cancer, planned for potentially curative surgical resection of liver metastases. Up to 20 patients ...

Osteotech Initiates Pivotal Clinical Trial for DuraTech(TM) BioRegeneration Matrix

... been enrolled. During the study's initial cranial surgical procedures, the patients' dura mater (the tough, ... This pivotal clinical trial will evaluate 60 surgical patients at 30 and 90 days post-operatively to ... BioRegeneration Matrix compared to historical surgical procedure outcomes. Once this trial is completed, ...

PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications

... arthroscopic, spinal and neurological surgical procedures. The company also announced that it ... Energy to ReduCe Thermal Injury and Improve surgical HEaling), to evaluate the use of the PEAK Surgery ... have used the PlasmaBlade in nearly 350 surgical procedures, including in general, gynecologic, ...

Positive Phase II Study of Pacira's EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in Hernia Repair Presented at the Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA)

... EXPAREL or 100mg bupivacaine HCL around the surgical wound by infiltration immediately before closure. ... of EXPAREL "The anesthesiology and surgical community recognizes the need for new approaches ... is being studied in several different types of surgical procedures where postoperative pain management is ...

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

... the leaflets to reduce MR in a replication of the surgical procedure pioneered by Ottavio Alfieri, MD. The ... results are consistent with reports of surgical edge-to- edge repair which also have shown that ... patients avoid or delay surgery, having preserved surgical options (valve repair or replacement) should ...

News Media Advisory: World's Leading Surgical Oncologists to Gather at McLaren Regional Medical Center to Present Latest Work on Breast, Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatments

... by McLaren's Sukamal Saha, M.D., an award-winning surgical oncologist whose work in sentinel node mapping ... of General Surgery and Program Director, surgical Oncology Fellowship, McLaren Regional Medical ... Medical Center -- World Renowned surgical Oncologists presenting the latest ...

American Heart Association Journal Report: Surgical Residents Perform Heart Surgery as Effectively as Staff Surgeons

... success rates and safety are similar between surgical residents and staff surgeons performing heart ... the American Heart Association. In the study, surgical residents and staff surgeons performed two common ... replacement (AVR) -- or combined CABG and AVR. A surgical resident is a physician receiving specialized ...

Evalve Announces Enrollment Completion of the EVEREST Randomized Study

... (3+) or severe (4+) MR, as compared to surgical repair or replacement. The study ... occur compared to mitral valve surgery and surgical options are preserved if needed. More ... associated with current open, arrested heart surgical options. For more information about Evalve, Inc., ...

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

... to traditional microdebridement technique. surgical management of refractory chronic rhinosinusitis ... using ESS.(1.,2.) "Despite numerous advances in surgical instrumentation and optical aids, intraoperative ... IL. Sources: 1. Bhattacharyya N. Progress in surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis and ...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) Needle

... tissue damage is important for improved surgical incision wound healing. The PlasmaBlade Needle may be an important surgical tool for facial tissue dissection in plastic ... Food and Drug Administration, is a disposable surgical cutting and coagulation tool designed for use by ...

Schering-Plough Announces European Launch of BRIDION(R) (Sugammadex)

... of muscle relaxation through to the end of a surgical procedure. This may help improve surgical conditions in the millions of procedures where ... use muscle relaxation to improve surgical conditions and to facilitate intubation and ...

Novare Announces Successful Series of Single Port Lap Band Procedures With RealHand(R) High Dexterity Instruments

... CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Novare surgical Systems announced the successful completion of a ... leading the way in the development of new surgical approaches and techniques. RealHand instruments ... 510(k) clearance and the CE mark. About Novare surgical Systems Based in Cupertino, Calif., ...

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

... Ltd, to investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE surgical IMPLANT for the management of post-operative pain. Innocoll's BUPIVACAINE surgical IMPLANT is a biodegradable and ... affect patient recovery. Innocoll's BUPIVACAINE surgical IMPLANT is intended to provide pain control ...

BRIDION(R) (sugammadex) Injection - First and Only Selective Relaxant Binding Agent - Approved in European Union

... of muscle relaxation through to the end of a surgical procedure. This may help improve surgical conditions in the millions of procedures where ... use muscle relaxation to improve surgical conditions and to facilitate intubation and ...

Novare Announces Completion of First Pediatric Single Port Spleen Removal Using RealHand(R) HD Instruments

... 'hidden scar' procedure; Pediatrics becomes 4th surgical specialty to benefit from single port surgery ... CUPERTINO, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Novare surgical Systems announced the successful completion of ... leading the way in the development of new surgical approaches and techniques. RealHand instruments ...

Ekkyo Describes the First Benefits of Controlled Hyperthermia in Humans in "Lasers in Surgery and Medicine"

... with Fitzpatrick skin types I-IV with linear surgical scars of greater than 2 cm. The main objective of ... of the 810 nm laser diode system. Each surgical incision was randomly divided in two parts ; 8 ... reducing and sometimes completely erasing surgical scars. The therapeutic, aesthetic and practical ...

Synapse Biomedical Receives FDA Approval of NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS)(TM) For Spinal Cord Injury Breathing Applications

... by the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. surgical Corporation (a Division of Covidian), University ... Approximately 500 new cases occur each year. surgical procedure Using a form of minimally invasive ... the ventilator. For more information on the surgical procedure, please visit ...

European Union's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Sugammadex

... optimal muscle relaxation to the end of a surgical procedure and to reverse the block in minutes. ... patient with breathing during surgery); improving surgical conditions; and reducing the risk of ... quickly and at the moment that we want during a surgical procedure." The CHMP positive opinion is based ...

First Patient Enrolled in Global Phase III Study of Bevacizumab and Trastuzumab in Early Breast Cancer

... the collaborative efforts of the NSABP (National surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project) and CIRG ... http://www.trioncology.org . ABOUT THE NATIONAL surgical ADJUVANT BREAST AND BOWEL PROJECT (NSABP) ... over radical mastectomy as the standard surgical treatment for breast cancer. In addition, the ...
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