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

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (Terumo CVS) announced that it has initiated a Phase II Clinical Trial for the Anaconda(TM) AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm) Stent Graft System in the U.S. The Anaconda system is manufactured by Scotland-based Terumo subs...

PLC Medical Systems to Demonstrate RenalGuard(R) at EuroPCR 2009

Live Case Demonstrating RenalGuard To Be Presented FRANKLIN, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, today announced that it will demonstrate its RenalGuard Sy...

Avon Protection Systems Issues Correction/Clarification on ST53 SCBA System

BALTIMORE, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Protection Systems wishes to correct and clarify its news release issued on March 10, 2009 regarding the ST53 SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) system and any implications about NIOSH approval, specifically: Avon - ISI, a subsid...

B. Braun Medical Inc. to Demonstrate Infusion Systems Technologies at HIMSS 2009 Interoperability Showcase

Integrated Solution's Electronic Health Record Capability Highlighted BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) said its Outlook(R) Safety Infusion System , DoseTrac(TM) Infusion Management Software and DoseLink(TM) Interfaces successfully completed ...

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

Varian to showcase products ranging from treatment planning software for radiation therapy to flat panel detectors for filmless X-ray imaging BEIJING, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ) will showcase the full spectrum of the company's cancer treatme...

Study Shows ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems and Lancing Devices Are Least Painful

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that a comparative study conducted to evaluate differences in perceived pain and discomfort associated with blood glucose testing showed ACCU-CHEK blood glucose monitoring systems and lancing devices were deemed least painful. Resu...

PLC Systems Receives Full FDA Approval for Pivotal Study of RenalGuard(TM) in The U.S.

Study Expanded to 406 Subjects FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF) announced today that it has received full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its U.S. pivotal trial to study the effectiveness of the C...

Life Recovery Systems Receives NIH Grant to Study Expanded Use of Its ThermoSuit System

Study Will Investigate Using Cooling Device to Treat Heart Attack Victims WALDWICK, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Recovery Systems has received a competitively awarded $700,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a clinical study to investigate the feasibility ...

Boston Scientific to Release Broad Range of Clinical Trial Data on the Performance of TAXUS(R) Coronary Stent Systems at TCT 2008

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the schedule of the Company's major events and press announcements at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's (CRF) twentieth annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) sci...

Complete Genomics and the Institute for Systems Biology Announce Partnership to Conduct the First Human Genome Population Study

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SEATTLE, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Complete Genomics Inc., a newly launched, third-generation human genome sequencing company, and the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) today announced their partnership to conduct populationwide human genome studies. In phase one of ...

Coapt Systems Launches FDA Cleared Novielle Voice (TM) for Restoration of Voice Loss

Milestone Marks Company's Entrance into the Injectable Filler Market PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Coapt Systems Inc. today announced the launch of its Novielle Voice family of injectable fillers at the 112th annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and ...

StemCor Systems Receives CE Mark for MarrowMiner(TM) System for Bone Marrow Collection

Receipt of CE Mark Clears the Way for Commercialization in the European Union MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- StemCor Systems, Inc., a medical device company developing systems for Enabling Regenerative Medicine(TM), announced today that the Company...

PLC Systems Defers Pivotal Study of RenalGuard(TM) in the U.S.

Clinical study and limited launch in Italy continue FRANKLIN, Mass., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (Amex: PLC ) announced today that it will defer the commencement of the U.S. pivotal trial of its RenalGuard(TM) System in the prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephr...

GeneGo is Awarded NCI Grant for Development of Systems Biology Platform for Integrative Data Analysis in Cancer

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., a leading provider of databases, software and services in systems biology, announced today that they were awarded a Phase I SBIR from National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the development of a platform for functional data analysis in cance...

PLC Systems Announces Approval of First European Study to Evaluate RenalGuard(TM)

Trial designed to evaluate effectiveness of device in preventing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy FRANKLIN, Mass., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (Amex: PLC ), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, annou...

PLC Systems Receives FDA Approval to Commence Pivotal Study Of RenalGuard(TM) In the U.S.

FRANKLIN, Mass., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (Amex: PLC ) announced today that it has received conditional approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin enrollment in a U.S. pivotal trial to study the effectiveness of the Company's RenalGuard Thera...

PLC Systems Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results

FRANKLIN, Mass., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (Amex: PLC ), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, today reported financial results for the three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2007. Fourth quarter 2007 tota...

Pharmatech Teams up With Systems Medicine LLC and the Sarcoma Foundation of America for a Phase II Myxoid Liposarcoma Trial

DENVER, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech, Inc., a Research Management Organization (RMO), has contracted with Systems Medicine LLC (SML), a subsidiary of Seattle-based Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI), to provide research and site management services for their phase II open-label clinical study...

PLC Medical Systems Names Lead Investigators for Pivotal Trial to Evaluate RenalGuard System(TM) and RenalGuard Therapy(TM)

Trial designed to evaluate effectiveness of RenalGuard(TM) in preventing Contrast -Induced Nephropathy FRANKLIN, Mass., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (Amex: PLC ), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, ...

PLC Systems Achieves Successful Early Conclusion of RenalGuard(TM) Pilot Safety Trial

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (Amex: PLC ) today reported that it has discussed the results of its pilot safety study of the RenalGuard System(TM) and Therapy with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Based upon the positive safety data already collecte...

Imaging Diagnostic Systems Updates PMA Filing Status for the New CT Laser Breast Imaging System

Secures 10th U.S. Clinical Site FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: IMDS) a pioneer in laser optical breast imaging, announced today that the Company has secured its 10th U.S. clinical site to parti...

Imaging Diagnostic Systems CTLM Technology Presented at Congress of World Society for Breast Health

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: IMDS) a pioneer in laser optical breast cancer imaging systems, announced that CT Laser Mammography (CTLM(R)) results were exhibited at the 4th Congress of the World Society for Breast H...

BD and PEPFAR Collaborate to Strengthen Laboratory Systems in Fight Against HIV/AIDS and TB

Public-Private Partnership Valued up to $18 Million over Five Years WASHINGTON and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Emergency Plan/PEPFAR) joined BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) to announce the signing of a Memora...

Boston Scientific to Release Broad Range of Clinical Trial Data Reinforcing Safety and Efficacy of Taxus(R) Coronary Stent Systems at TCT 2007

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the schedule of the Company's major events and press announcements at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's (CRF) nineteenth annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) sc...

Flexible Medical Systems Raises $1.2M Seed Investment for Initial Human Trials

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexible Medical Systems (FMS) announced today that it has completed the private placement of $1.2 million of common equity to a group of accredited investors. The company will use the proceeds from the private placement to conduct human proof-of-concep...

Life Recovery Systems Receives European CE Mark Approval for Its ThermoSuit(R) System

Medical Device Provides Rapid In-hospital Hypothermia Therapy ALEXANDRIA, La., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Recovery Systems, HD, LLC, of Alexandria, LA and Kinnelon, NJ, an emerging provider of groundbreaking medical devices for the emergency medical care market, announced today that it...

SeqWright's Clinical Trial Support Contributes to the Approval of Two HPV Diagnostic Systems

HOUSTON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SeqWright Inc., an international leader in the field of contract genomic services, announced today its involvement in Hologic's (formerly Third Wave Technologies) successful clinical trials of two Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in vitro diagnostic tests. SeqWright p...

Resurgent Health and Medical Announces That Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has Ordered 25 CleanTech Automated Handwashing Systems

Hospital makes proactive choice to elevate hand hygiene measures for patients, staff and visitors GOLDEN, Colo. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Resurgent Health and Medical, a leader in automated handwashing and sanitizing technology, announced today that Child...

ImClone Systems Showcases Extensive Research and Development Program at the AACR Annual Meeting

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 19, 2007 - IgG1 monoclonal antibodies developed by ImClone Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMCL) were the focus of 44 total presentations at the recently concluded 98th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), including seven oral presentat...

Immunoassay Systems - Your Laboratory Workhorse

Although new and innovative technology has enabled more and more laboratory testing to occur at the bedside or physicians office, the central laboratory is hardly threatened with extinction. National volume data suggest that medium and large labs are busier than ever before, and the huge range of ...

New Quality Control Systems for Every Laboratory Application

Betsy Donnelly, MT (ASCP) Contributing Editor Quality Control (QC) materials and procedures are key to meeting the needs of doctors and patients by verifying accuracy and precision of analytical methods. Vendors of these systems can be a valuable resource, designing customized QC materia...

Genetic Analysis Systems Enter the Clinical Mainstream

Like many other diagnostic regimes that were previously restricted to large specialty laboratories, genetic analysis is entering the clinical mainstream. Smaller, simpler analyzer systems are now suitable and affordable for hospital or large physicians group labs, while some genetic test kits are ...

When Volume Matters, Immunoassay Systems Deliver

Although new and innovative technology has enabled more and more laboratory testing to occur at the bedside or physicians office, the central laboratory is hardly threatened with extinction. National volume data suggest that medium and large labs are busier than ever before, and the huge range of ...

SPIRIT Clinical Data Reaffirm Strength of Taxus and Promus Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent Systems

SPIRIT FIRST follow-up analysis shows no stent thrombosis or MACE after one year NATICK, Mass. and BARCELONA, Spain, May 22, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation today welcomed the results of additional data from the SPIRIT FIRST, II and III Clinical Trials, reaffirming pri...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...halmology (ARVO) Summer Eye Research Conference on Ophthalmic Drug Delivery systems in Bethesda, MD, Dr. Murphree said the device, called an episcleral drug re...ents a paradigm shift in the way physicians will deliver drugs to all organ systems in the future. "The implantation of this kind of device on any organ...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing has in the...

DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families

...velop the DNA-PROKIDS Project (Program for Kids Identification with DNA systems ). PROKIDS is an international humanitarian effort using DNA testing to det...The Center has been responsible for the development of DNA technologies and systems for parentage testing, forensic testing and for the identification of missi...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

...product candidates in humans. The complexity of the human body cannot be perfectly, or sometimes, even adequately modeled by computer or cell culture systems or animal models. The length of time that it takes for us to complete clinical trials and obtain regulatory approval for product marketing has in the...

Online H1N1 Management: FairChoice Helps Schools Respond to Infectious Disease on Campus

... NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- FairChoice systems has announced an expansion of FairChoice Health, i...mbia University Student Health Service. FairChoice systems expanded the Columbia University technology to ser... students healthy," says Bernie Kluger, FairChoice systems CEO and founder. FairChoice...

VisEn Molecular Imaging Technology Enables Key Insights Into Newly Discovered Biologic Pathway Published in SCIENCE

...ory Sites ," researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for systems Biology found that monocytes were held in concentration in the spleen and r...nges of disease biomarkers and therapeutic efficacy in vivo . VisEn's FMT systems and agents are used by leading research institutions and pharmaceutical com...
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