Consumer Alert: Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures Should Not Be Taken Lightly
Dermatologists urge patients to ask questions to ensure safety of procedure
BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, there are more ways than ever before to "get a little work done." From skin fillers to fat-reduction procedures, the options are endless for those l...
Life Spine(R) Announces FDA Clearance of FS3(TM) Minimally Invasive Spinal System
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Spine announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) marketing clearance to the FS3 Minimally
Invasive Spinal System.
Available for nationwide release this August, the FS3 MIS Spinal System offers cannulated...
ATS Medical Announces Participation in the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting
MINNEAPOLIS, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced participation in the upcoming International Society for Minimally
Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) Meeting...
New minimally invasive surgery option for patients with stomach cancer
A novel, minimally
invasive surgical approach to treat stomach cancer has been shown to have advantages that may make it a preferable treatment for some patients.
A new study led by researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) compares traditional "open" surgery to remove the s...
American Heart Association Statement Gives Guidance on Minimally Invasive Procedures to Treat Diseased Brain Vessels
American Heart Association Scientific Statement
DALLAS, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The use of minimally
invasive procedures to treat brain blood vessel diseases has made tremendous strides in the past decade along with advances in the field of catheter-based interventions. The Am...
US Market for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Varicose Veins to Rise to More than $215 Million by 2013
Endovenous Ablation to drive Varicose Vein Market into 2013, according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) new US Markets for Varicose Vein Treatment Devices 2009 report, the US market for endovenous ablati...
Revolutionary, Minimally Invasive Treatment Provides Long-lasting Chronic Sinusitis Relief
Saint Joseph Hospital Among the First to Offer New Surgical Treatment Approach
CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After three years of suffering from congestion and several months of trying a steroid nasal spray, Chicago resident Matt Minella, 31, opted for a surgical procedure to help him br...
Is Smaller Better? Minimally Invasive Oncologic Surgery Options Discussed at NCCN Conference
Minimally-invasive oncologic surgery procedures can be beneficial, but physicians need to be prudent when recommending the option to their patient according to Thomas A. D'Amico, MD, of Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. D'Amico detailed the benefits and controversies of minimally...
Gallbladder removal through vagina offers minimally invasive alternative
CHICAGO Physicians at Northwestern Memorial Hospital successfully removed a patient's gallbladder through the vagina, making them the first in the Midwest and the third in the country to perform the innovative procedure. The technique, known as NOTESnatural orifice translumenal endoscopic surge...
A World First in Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Promises a More Cost-Effective, Patiently Friendly Future
There's a new girl in town and she made her American debut at the side of internationally known laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Richard Rosenfield. ViKY, as she is affectionately known, is a revolutionary, lightweight robot developed by EndoControl, headquartered in France. With ViKY at his side, Dr. R...
Leaders in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery Open New Facility in Scottsdale
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After helping thousands of
patients get their lives back through minimally-invasive endoscopic spinal
surgery at their flagship facility in Tampa, the Laser Spine Institute
announces the grand opening of a new center in Scottsdale, Arizona. LSI is
New training method helps surgeons evaluate their own minimally invasive surgery skills
Recent years have seen the rapid emergence of minimally
invasive surgery procedures in operating theatres. However, the training of surgeons in this field still leaves much to be desired. Researcher Magdalena Chmarra has changed this state of affairs by developing a realistic training system which...
USHIFU Announces First Sonablate(R) HIFU Device in India for Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Treatment
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- USHIFU, a worldwide leader in the
development, distribution and use of minimally
invasive high intensity focused
ultrasound technologies, announced today the establishment of India HIFU and
the launch of Sonablate(R) HIFU services in Hyderabad, India at Dr. ...
Hi-Tech Advances the Practice of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at AAGL Global Congress
CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A steady march toward using
ever-more "patient-friendly" procedures in gynecological care was reflected
in the proceedings of the 37th Global Congress of Minimally
Gynecology, hosted by the AAGL, the international professional society for
Highly specialized, minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer allows patient to go home sooner
Philadelphia -- Minimally-invasive surgery for lung cancer called video-assisted thoracic surgery or VATS is a relatively new procedure performed almost exclusively at academic centers. Now, a preliminary study to be presented this month at the annual CHEST meeting in Philadelphia is giving surge...
Leading the Way in Cosmetic Surgery Los Angeles Surgeon and Beauty Expert, Dr. Christine Petti Offers Minimally Invasive SmartLipo™ – The Smart Way to Lose Fat
Based in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Christine Petti, M.D., F.A.C.S is one of the first plastic surgeons on the west coast to offer SmartLipo™ . This minimally
invasive liposuction procedure offers fast results and short recovery times. Because it incorporates laser surgery technology, th...
Patients in Minimally Conscious State May Still Feel Pain
These brain-damaged individuals show signs of awareness, unlike vegetative state
TUESDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Severely brain-damaged patients in a "minimally conscious state" may still feel pain and require painkilling treatment, according to European researchers.
The Doctor's Channel Adds Esteemed Director of Minimally Invasive Urology at Columbia University to Editorial Team
Jaime Landman, M.D., Joins Premier Professional Online Medical Resource as Contributing Editor
NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doctor's Channel
(http://www.thedoctorschannel.com ), today announced the appointment of Jaime
Landman, M.D., Director of Minimally
Adoption of Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Treatment Options Slow
Chemotherapy and Cryosurgery are underused prostate cancer treatments in the US, according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG)
conducted a detailed survey of over 140 US and European based urologists
during the recent...
The AtriCure Minimally Invasive Platform Highlighted by Prominent Cardiac Surgeons and Electrophysiologists at Cardiostim in Nice, France
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AtriCure, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ATRC ), a medical device company and a leader in cardiac surgical
ablation systems, today announced that its minimally
invasive platform was
highlighted during Cardiostim, a world congress in cardiac
ATS Medical Products Prominently Featured in International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) Scientific Presentations
MINNEAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ATSI ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac
surgery products and services, today noted that several key opinion leaders
will be reporting their experience with ATS Medical products and related
TruFUSE(R) Minimally Invasive Facet Fusion Procedure Tops 3,000 Spinal Levels
CLEARWATER, Fla., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- minSURG Corporation, a
subsidiary of Orthopedic Development Corporation, announced today that over
6,000 TruFUSE(R) dowels have been used to treat chronic facet-oriented back
pain or to supplement other procedures. Typically, two dowels are required
Study finds that minimally invasive robotic bypass surgery provides health and economic benefits Minimally
invasive heart bypass surgery using a DaVinci robot means a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery for patients, as well as fewer complications and a better chance that the new bypass vessels will stay open. And, according to a University of Maryland study, robotic heart bypass surger...
Study Showed Minimally Invasive Surgery Reduced Risk of Hospital-Acquired Infections Compared to Open Surgery
PHILADELPHIA, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SAGES 2008 ANNUAL MEETING -
Ethicon Endo-Surgery today announced results from a new study showing
laparoscopic surgery reduced the risk of nosocomial (hospital-acquired)
infections by 52 percent when compared to open surgery in a sample of more
Women Can Now Learn About Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Treatments at AAGL.org
Newly updated Web site heralds AAGL commitment to patient education
CYPRESS, Calif., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- AAGL, the professional
organization of gynecologists interested in endoscopy and minimally
invasive gynecology, has retooled its Web site, http://www.aagl.org, and added a
Northwestern Memorial's Heart Center Pioneers Minimally Invasive Surgery That Corrects Irregular Heart Beat
Experts combine traditional surgery procedures for a minimally
surgical option to treat atrial fibrillation
CHICAGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atrial fibrillation, a type
of abnormal heartbeat, affects approximately 180,000 Chicagoans and upwards
of 6 million people in th...
Z-shaped incision enhances minimally invasive surgery
A novel surgical technique allowing doctors to operate on patients by making a Z-shaped incision inside the stomach could potentially replace certain types of conventional surgery in humans, according to Penn State medical researchers who have successfully demonstrated the procedure in pigs.
'Awake' the Movie Highlights the Need for 'Goldilocks' Anesthesia, Says Dr. Barry L. Friedberg, Developer of Bispectral Index (BIS) Monitored Propofol Ketamine Sedation, Now Trademarked as Minimally Invasive Anesthesia (MIA)(R)
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Awake' the movie is a
psychological thriller that tells the story of a man who suffers
"anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed,
during heart surgery.
It has been 30 years since Robin Cook's 'Coma' captured and t...
Published Results Using AtriCure Minimally Invasive Products
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AtriCure, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ATRC ), a medical device company and leader in cardiac surgical
ablation products, today announced that results reporting on the Company's
invasive products, which physicians have adopted to
Novadaq launches PINPOINT: Company's first minimally invasive imaging system
System Recommended by the College of Chest Physicians for Lung Cancer Treatment
TORONTO, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Novadaq(R) Technologies Inc.
(TSX: NDQ), a developer of real-time medical imaging systems and image
guided therapies for the operating room, ...
Lesser the Better- Minimally Invasive Surgery Breakthrough
In the quest of newer ways to better minimally
invasive surgery, physicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center and engineers at UT Arlington// have joined heads to bring about a system that works by magnetically maneuvering surgical instruments into the abdomen, via the belly button or throat.
Any Form Of Minimally Invasive Surgery- Name It & They Do It!
The Madras Institute of Trauma (MIOT) deserves to be called the only health care center in the Country to use minimally
invasive surgery (MIS) for all kinds of surgeries. // Thanks to the 4 cm cut and a guided camera that provides 40 fold magnification of a specific body part on the screen. Surger...
Garry O'Grady Appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pharmaceutical Institute
...joining Campbell Alliance, Mr. O'Grady was a member of the Surgical Products Division of Olympus America, Inc., where he sold capital products used in minimally
invasive surgery. He was a member of the Urology Products Marketing Team, and was a member of Olympus's top sales group. Mr. O'Grady also served as ...
FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)
...ting alternative treatments to AHF. The most common adverse reactions observed in clinical trials were inhibitor formation in previously untreated or minimally
treated patients, skin-associated hypersensitivity reactions, infusion site reactions, and central venous access device (CVAD) line-associated infecti...
Surgery, 'Sham' Equal in Treating Compression Fracture Pain
...ent" into the spine to stabilize it, thereby relieving pain and reducing disability in people who have had osteoporotic fractures.
The procedure is minimally
invasive and often performed under local anesthetic, with the patient going home the same day, Toussaint said.
In the United States alone, some 750...
Misonix Announces the Sale of Its Labcaire Business for up to $5.6 Million
FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of minimally
invasive ultrasonic medical device technology, which in Europe is used for the ablation of tumors and worldwide for other acute health conditions, tod...
PEAK Surgical Introduces PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) TnA
...to be the first device that can effectively address both procedures," said Brian H. Weeks, M.D., otolaryngologist at Alvarado Hospital and Director of minimally
Invasive Head & Neck Surgery at SENTA clinic in San Diego. "The PlasmaBlade TnA not only cuts and cauterizes tissue precisely but the reduced ther...
FDA Approves LIVALO(R) for Primary Hypercholesterolemia and Combined Dyslipidemia
...tentially affords greater low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) clearance and reduction of plasma cholesterol. Importantly, pitavastatin is only minimally
metabolized by the liver through the cytochrome P450 pathway, through which many other medications are metabolized.
In pivotal Phase III trial...
ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results
...submission for the ATS 3F Enable sutureless tissue valve designed to enable minimally
invasive aortic valve replacement. The Company expects CE Mark approval in...and. This combination of attributes makes the probe particularly useful in minimally
invasive cardiac arrhythmia procedures.
Full release of the ATS CryoM...
Uroplasty Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results
...the treatment of voiding dysfunctions. Our focus is the continued commercialization of our Urgent PC system, which we believe is the only FDA-approved minimally
invasive nerve stimulation device designed for office-based treatment of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence - symptoms often ass...