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Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Cancer Treatment and X-ray Imaging Technologies at China Med Exhibition

... a targeted tumor. A broad array of X-ray tubes and the company's PaxScan(R) line of flat-panel ... offering customers the largest selection of X-ray tubes and digital image detectors to serve in a broad ... practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in ...

ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer

... Symptoms and Detection Since the pancreas is near the drainage tubes for bile and digestive enzymes, a mass in the pancreas can block the flow ... and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Using flexible, thin tubes called endoscopes, endoscopists are able to access the human digestive ...

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

... Since then, the miniaturization of video technology has made it possible for surgeons to easily look beneath the skin with cameras connected to tubes called laparoscopes or endoscopes. Minimally Invasive Surgery, or MIS, involves the use of an endoscope in conjunction with other surgical devices ...

Video: Afinitor(R) Approved in US as First Treatment for Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer After Failure of Either Sunitinib or Sorafenib

... RCC developed in the US in 2008 and more than 13,000 people died from the disease(7). In RCC, cancer cells develop in the lining of the kidney's tubes and grow into a tumor(8). If left untreated, the tumor can spread to neighboring lymph nodes and eventually other organs(9). RECORD-1 trial ...

AHRQ-Funded Study Finds Lower Risk of Death and Heart Attack in Patients With Drug-Coated Stent Implants Compared to Those With Bare Metal Stents

... National Cardiovascular Data Registry. The comparative effectiveness study of 262,700 Medicare patients who received stents - spring-like tubes to keep heart vessels open - is the largest ever to compare drug-coated stents with bare metal ones. It is being presented March 28 at the American ...

10-State Project to Study Methods to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Hospital ICUs

... across the 10 states to help prevent infections related to the use of central line catheters. Central venous catheters or central line catheters are tubes placed into a large vein in a patient's neck, chest or groin to administer medication or fluids or to collect blood samples. Each year, an ...

MicroPhage Successfully Completes Beta Trial for Rapid MRSA Test

... for release, pending final analysis and publication. The MicroPhage system requires no instrumentation and is composed of two small reaction tubes for incubating blood-culture specimens. After five hours, the incubated samples are added to two dipstick-like detectors. One detector shows if the ...

ASGE Urges Patients to Seek a Qualified Endoscopist Before Undergoing a Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer

... physicians called endoscopists using the most current technology to diagnose and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Using flexible, thin tubes called endoscopes, endoscopists are able to access the human digestive tract without incisions via natural orifices. Endoscopes are designed with ...

Experts Assert That Varian Technologies Deliver Speed and Clinical Accuracy in Treating Cancer Patients

... informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo ...

ASGE Encourages Patients to Speak to Their Doctor About Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

... physicians called endoscopists using the most current technology to diagnose and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Using flexible, thin tubes called endoscopes, endoscopists are able to access the human digestive tract without incisions via natural orifices. Endoscopes are designed ...

Latest RAD001 Study Results Show Further Increase in Time Without Tumor Growth in Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

... common type of kidney cancer, accounts for approximately 90% of malignant kidney tumors. In RCC, cancer cells develop in the lining of the kidney's tubes and grow into a tumor. Disclaimer The foregoing release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as ...

RAD001 Granted Priority Review in the US Based on Potential to Fill Unmet Medical Need in Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

... common type of kidney cancer, accounts for approximately 90% of malignant kidney tumors. In RCC, cancer cells develop in the lining of the kidney's tubes and grow into a tumor. Disclaimer The foregoing release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as ...

Image Guided Radiation Therapy in Latham, NY. Now Fighting Cancer Using Fast and Precise RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology

... informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo ...

June 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Shingles Vaccine for Pain Prevention, Tips to Avoid Antibiotic Resistant Infections, and Benefits of Broad Genetic Testing

... providers to wipe stethoscopes and other equipment with alcohol. Don't set food or utensils directly on tables or beds. Make sure that intravenous tubes and catheters are inserted under sterile conditions. Benefits of Broad Genetic Testing Still Limited Five years ago, scientists finished mapping ...

RAD001 More Than Doubles Time Without Tumor Growth After Failure of Standard Treatment in Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

... common type of kidney cancer, accounts for approximately 90% of malignant kidney tumors. In RCC, cancer cells develop in the lining of the kidney's tubes and grow into a tumor. About RAD001 RAD001, an oral inhibitor of mTOR, is an investigational drug being studied in multiple tumor types. In ...

Apieron, Inc. Begins Customer Shipments of the Insight(TM) eNO System

... or 'asthma attacks'. The Insight eNO System's proprietary biosensor technology accurately measures eNO in parts per billion. Its single-use breath tubes are designed to be hygienic and convenient for the patient, and the disposable sensor generates a reading in less than a minute. Patient data can be ...

GSK Receives Approval for HYCAMTIN(R) (topotecan) Capsules for the Treatment of Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer

... (10%).(2) About Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)(3) SCLC is caused by an uncontrolled growth of cells beginning on the surface of the lung's breathing tubes (called bronchi) and tends to spread widely through the body. This is important because it means that surgery is rarely used as a treatment option. ...

Endoscopy Identified as Safe and Effective Method in Treating Common Complication of Gastric Bypass Surgery

... physicians called endoscopists using the most current technology to diagnose and treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Using flexible, thin tubes called endoscopes, endoscopists are able to access the human digestive tract without incisions via natural orifices. Endoscopes are designed ...

Lab Automation Networks Proliferating

... decapping, barcode labeling, placing sample tubes in racks that may originate from a wide range of ... instrument. This system handles 500 tubes per hour and is easily reconfigured for a mix of ... into bar code labeled secondary tubes; sorting of tubes into analyzer specific sample carriers, and; ...

Bench-Top Centrifuges--Basic Tools for the Small Lab

... The 45-degree angle rotor will hold six test tubes of up to 15ml (up to 17mm x 125mm). The unit has ... rotor on this device accommodates 2 ml -15 ml tubes and operates at a fixed speed of approximately ... with a wide choice of rotors and adapters for tubes from 0.2 to100 ml and both produce speeds of from ...

Managing Preanalytical Processes for Patient Safety

... and types of tubes, and order of draws. The phlebotomist completes the process by scanning the tubes, printing the labels and applying them to the tubes while still at the bedside. The system can be wired or wireless and effectively communicates between the handheld device and the server. The server ...

When Volume Matters, Immunoassay Systems Deliver

... It automates all sample and reagent handling as well as all assay stages, including measurement. Loading capacity is 432 primary sampling tubes and results for up to eight different tests can be derived from one sample. The system runs from an external PC with a Windows-based program and ...

Point of Care Strep Tests Speed Treatment, Lower Costs

... patented design to provide convenience to the user. Specimen extraction is performed directly a built-in swab chamber, eliminating the need for test tubes and reducing the number of steps. This test exhibits a 93 percent accuracy compared to plate culture. The QuickVue In-Line Strep A Test from ...
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