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TyRx Pharma, Inc. Announces Presentation of Results to Benefit Women with Breast Implants (In-Vivo Efficacy Study Regarding AIGISRx DEB) at the Plastic Surgery 2007 Meeting on October, 28 2007 in Baltimore, MD

... entitled, "Prevention of Experimental Capsular contracture in Breast Implants by an ... efforts spanning more than four decades, capsular contracture continues to be the most common, perplexing, and ... Although the exact etiology of capsular contracture is unknown, subclinical infection is widely ...

Nation's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure is a Way for One Houston Plastic Surgeon to Renew Body Contours and Self-Esteem

... However, Dr. Straka says saline implants also have advantages, including the creation of shorter incisions to place them and a lower rate of capsular contracture (internal scar tissue forming around the implant). During his initial consultation, Dr. Straka says he counsels patients on all aspects of the ...

Breast Augmentation: Survey Highlights Recent Trends In Today's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure

... (62% of surgeons). The most frequently reported early complication of primary breast augmentation was nipple sensation changes, while capsular contracture (breast firmness caused by scar tissue contracting around the implant) was the most commonly cited delayed complication. "Although the ...

Cleveland Trials Set In Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) Gadolinium MRI Side Effects Cases

... who have been afflicted with NSF. Also called nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy (NFD), this condition typically presents with hardened 'woody' skin, contracture of joints such as ankles, knees, hips, elbows, wrists, and fingers, bone pain, muscle weakness, and high degrees of unrelieved pain. NSF is a ...

Radioactive 'Seed' Rx Helps Women With Implants Fight Breast Cancer

... definitely needed, agreed Dr. Nayana Vora, professor of radiation oncology, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, Calif. "Most capsular contracture happens within two years after radiation therapy," she noted. Many women, she said, will still opt for mastectomy and reconstruction. But the ...

Breast Augmentation Raleigh Natural Looking Results with Saline or Silicone Implants

... rupture, the incisions required, and the potential need to replace the implants (as in buy a new pair) if a re-operation is required for capsular contracture or other issues. Additional factors that will impact a patient's choice of implant include the pre-operative breast size and the desired ...
Contracture in Medical Technology

Applying Clinical Findings to the Practice of Medicine

... ) Skeletal defects Dupuytren's contracture ( ... from this area of the body." Dupuytren's contracture and Frozen Shoulder Helping patients to ... "Fibroproliferative disorders like Dupuytren's contracture and adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) ...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX(TM) Meets Primary Endpoint With Statistical Significance (p<0.001) in CORD I Pivotal Phase III Study for Dupuytren's Contracture

... a reduction in the angle of a patient's joint contracture to contracture in early 2009. I wish to thank all the ... study ever conducted in Dupuytren's contracture patients and the second U.S. pivotal phase ...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Clearance to Resume Clinical Trials for XIAFLEX(TM)

... our XIAFLEX phase III trials in Dupuytren's contracture earlier than anticipated. We expect to ... study is to determine if XIAFLEX can reduce the contracture angle in metacarpophalangeal (MP) or proximal ... 5216945 About Dupuytren's contracture ...

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... underneath the skin, stretching from the palm to the finger. Gradually, the cords cause the fingers to bend into the palm. Dupuytren's contracture is more common in men over the age of 40. Previous treatment included observation and surgery. According to a recent study by ...

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Initiation of Phase IIb Trial for Peyronie's Disease

... intercourse discomfort and intercourse constraint. To qualify for the study, patients must be able to maintain a rigid erection and have a penile contracture between 30 and 90 degrees. Patients will be stratified by the degree of penile curvature (i.e. 30 degrees to 60 degrees versus > 60 degrees) and then ...

Auxilium Announces New Data That Show Total Testosterone Blood Levels Increase Significantly Following Switch from AndroGel(R) to Testim(R)

... has four projects in clinical development. AA4500, an injectable collagenase enzyme, is in phase III of development for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and is in phase II of development for the treatment of Peyronie's disease and Frozen Shoulder syndrome (Adhesive Capsulitis). Auxilium's transmucosal ...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2007 CEUT Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference

... has four projects in clinical development. AA4500, an injectable collagenase enzyme, is in phase III of development for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and is in phase II of development for the treatment of Peyronie's disease and Frozen Shoulder syndrome (Adhesive Capsulitis). Auxilium's transmucosal ...
Contracture in Medical Products

AliMed® Turnbuckle Elbow Orthosis

Description:... elbow extension or flexion. Controls elbow contracture in patients with paralysis or significantly ... Also good for elbow flexion and extension contracture postoperatively. The turnbuckle is tightened to ... the elbow. This position remains static while the contracture relaxes, then the turnbuckle is readjusted to ...
Company:AliMed, Inc.

AlAliMed® Footdrop Night Splint™

Features:... Helps prevent footdrop contracture by supporting the foot in correct functional alignment Protects against development of heel pressure sores Alternate betwen the supine and ...
Company:AliMed, Inc.
Contracture in Medical Dictionary

Contracture

... contracture deformity Definition: A contracture is a fixed tightening of muscle , tendon s, ... can cause permanent deformity. Dupuytren's contracture is a rare deformity of the hand in which one ...

Scar

... one another or to the wall of the abdomen . contracture s occur when the burn scar matures, thickens, and tightens, preventing movement . A contracture is a serious complication of a burn . If your child gets a contracture , he/she will not be able to move the scarred ...

Claw foot

... the toes in which the toe joint nearest the foot is bent upward (from contracture ) and the other toe joints bend downward (also from contracture ). See also claw hand . Claw toe occurs in the four smaller toes, and ...

Ischemic colitis

... and Infarction ) Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Ischemic Colitis Ischemic contracture (Volkmann's Ischemic contracture ) Ischemic Heart Disease ( Ischemic Cardiomyopathy ) ... ...

Pressure sores

... sensation of a part of the body orthopedic complications, fractures , contracture s, muscle spasticity permanent loss of cognitive functions ... Permanent loss of movement or sensation of a part of the body Joint contracture s Muscle spasticity Permanent loss of cognitive or other brain ...

Schizophrenia

... Gene Variant Linked to Risk Traits - Source:Government Dupuytren contracture - Dupuytren contracture , a formation of scar tissue beneath the skin of the palm of the ...

Stenosis

... opelvic junction obstruction or ureter al stenosis ), congenital contracture of the bladder outlet (vesical neck contracture ), ... ...

Ureter

... opelvic junction obstruction or ureter al stenosis ), congenital contracture of the bladder outlet (vesical neck contracture ), ... Kidney stones are hard stone-like formations that can develop ...

Urethral stricture

... opelvic junction obstruction or ureter al stenosis ), congenital contracture of the bladder outlet (vesical neck contracture ), or narrowing of the channel from the bladder to the outside of the ...

Duodenal ulcer

... (or gastric ) ulcers usually occur in people older than 60 years and are more common in women. Duodenal Ulcer ( Peptic Ulcer ) Dupuytren's contracture DVT ( Deep Venous Thrombosis ) Dwarf Tapeworm Infection ( Hymen olepiasis) Dwarfism ( Pituitary Dwarfism ) ... Duodenal ulcer s ( peptic ...

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Contracture in Biological Technology

CV Therapeutics Announces Presentations at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2008

... Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets): Ranolazine, a Late Sodium Current Inhibitor, as an Adjunct to Cardioplegia Further Reduces contracture During Ischemia And Reperfusion; Poster Presentation, Monday, November 10, 2008, 3:00 p.m. CST Lexiscan(R) (regadenoson) injection High ...

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... periods was due to an increase in consulting fees. "In the second quarter, successful pivotal Phase 3 results for XIAFLEX(TM) to treat Dupuytren's contracture were announced by our partner Auxilium, Inc. We continue to expect a biologics license application (BLA) filing for this product with the U.S. Food ...
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