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

... the FDA. 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 aspect...

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

... the muscle (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. "Althou...

HJF enters cooperative agreement to develop vaccine for staph infections

...ction. The CRADA proposes a series of clinical trials for Nabi's PentaStaph, a five-component vaccine that induces antibodies to target S. aureus capsular polysaccharides Types 5, 8 and the cell wall antigen Type 336, which enhances the immune system's ability to clear bacteria from the host. PentaSta...

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

...ming around the implant. This complication, called capsular contracture, can be both painful and disfiguring. ...got "good" results. None of the patients developed capsular contracture, he said. Seed therapy has been use... Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, Calif. "Most capsular contracture happens within two years after radiati...

Breast cancer treatment offers better outcome to women with implants

... during the healing process of scar tissue wrapping around the implant, causing it to become rock-hard and extremely painful. This condition, known as capsular contracture, also distorts the appearance of the breast. Dr. Kuske set out to determine if partial-breast radiation with brachytherapy might offer...

Breast Cancer Treatment Offers Better Outcome to Women with Implants

... during the healing process of scar tissue wrapping around the implant, causing it to become rock-hard and extremely painful. This condition, known as capsular contracture, also distorts the appearance of the breast. Dr. Kuske set out to determine if partial-breast radiation with brachytherapy might offe...

STAAR Surgical's Collamer(R) IOL and Elastimide(R) IOL Each Recognized with New Technology Intraocular Lens Classification

...duced spherical aberration, and is highly biocompatible. The Model CC4204A of the Afinity Collamer IOL is a single piece lens placed completely in the capsular bag. The lens has large fenestrations to enhance postoperative fixation. The light patterns associated with the Collamer lens are nearly identical to ...

Breast Augmentation Raleigh Natural Looking Results with Saline or Silicone Implants

...e gel implant 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 des...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy's BIORAPTOR(TM) 2.3 PK Suture Anchor Provides Secure Repair for Shoulder, Hip Instability

...ant." Dr. Gary M. Gartsman, a shoulder specialist at Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston, said the BIORAPTOR 2.3 PK anchor is the "perfect size for capsular stabilization. It holds well, and I am able to insert it at the oblique angle that is often necessary in Bankart repairs." The BIORAPTOR 2.3 PK Sutu...

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

... AIGISRx DEB is designed to reduce the severity of capsular contracture following breast implantation via a re...D) the paper entitled, "Prevention of Experimental capsular Contracture in Breast Implants by an Antimicrobial...s remarked, "We have seen great success minimizing capsular contracture with standardized techniques and appro...
Capsular in Medical Products

Morcher Cionni Capsular Tension Rings

Description: Designed to stabilize the capsular bag in cases of damaged or missing zonules. These rings are specially designed for scleral fixation with suture. Robert J. Cionni, M.D. of the Cincinnati Eye Institute, recognized from his early experience using the standard Morcher CTRs, that there was a need for...
Company:FCI Ophthalmics Inc.

ReFORM Capsular Tension Ring

Description: For support and stabilization of the capsular bag in complicated cataract surgical cases. The ReForm Capsular Tension Ring has application in several different patient types. Always have the ReForm Ring available for patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome. Many of these patients will require a c...
Company:Alcon Laboratories

Morcher Capsular Tension Rings

Description: Three rings, Type 14, 14A and 14C have been approved. The three rings are available in different diameters to accommodate the variations in the size of the individual patients capsular bag. Morcher capsular tension rings are designed to stabilize the capsule and have undergone extensive clinical t...
Company:FCI Ophthalmics Inc.

Morcher® Capsular Tension Rings

Description: Three rings, Type 14, 14A and 14C have been approved. The three rings are available in different diameters to accommodate the variations in the size of the individual patients capsular bag. Morcher capsular tension rings are designed to stabilize the capsule and have undergone extensive clinical t...
Company:FCI Ophthalmics Inc.

StabilEyes Capsular Tension Ring

Description: The StabilEyes CTR is a device designed for permanent implantation into the human capsular bag during cataract removal surgery. It provides secondary capsular bag support in the presence of compromised zonules. The CTR is a uniplanar, 270-degree, semi-circle ring made entirely of an ultraviolet lig...
Company:Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.

Alio-Prats Irrigating "Stinger"

Description:...nd chopping the nucleus. In addition, the tip is ideal for retrieving fragments from underneath the iris which can be located peripherally inside the capsular bag. The large irrigation port is directed toward the posterior capsule to provide stable fluidic control during phaco....
Company:Katena Products, Inc.

Capsulotomy

Description:... greatly improved with Volk's exclusive Double Aspheric Capsulotomy Laser Lens. This new lens promotes precise and focused laser beam placement at the capsular bag. Computer optimized for enhanced viewing and laser treatment of the posterior capsule. This new aspheric design comes standard with LaserWindow fo...
Company:Volk Optical, Inc.

Rhein Colibri Capsulorhexis Forceps

Description:... The 0.1mm Pierce Tip Opening Is Designed To Pinch And Grab A capsular Flap, Without The Need For A Separate Cystotome. The 11mm Jaws Are Formed ...dvertent Pick Up Of Iris. The Unique Jaw Structures Makes Grasping A Remote capsular Flap Easier. Reusable, Autoclaveable, Made Of Titanium In The USA, & Availa...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

ReZoom Refractive Multifocal IOL

Description:...nefit from useful near vision without reading add and increased spectacle independence across a range of distances. It is intended to be placed in the capsular bag....
Company:Advanced Medical Optics, Inc.

Associate 2500 Compact System

Description:...em that measures in-line vacuum pressure, ensuring precise and linear vacuum control in combination with High Vacuum Occlusion Technology for advanced capsular protection. The High Vacuum Sensor Cartridge is used for all procedures, providing an optimal sterile barrier, so no contact with non-sterile liquid...
Company:Dutch Ophthalmic, USA

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Capsular in Biological News

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007

... states. During the operation, a small incision in the front of the lens capsular bag is used to remove the clouded crystalline lens. The IOL is inserted into the empty capsular bag. Researchers noted that IOL replacement surgery is a safe and well-esta...

Outsmarting the smartie bug

...ase. It is known that pneumococci can switch their capsular polysaccharide and so, if an invasive strain chang...ge and a co-author of the study. "The catalogue of capsular genes will help us develop better methods to monit...t of the vaccine and allow us to see if changes of capsular types or increased prevalence of the rarer serotyp...
Capsular in Biological Technology

ThromboGenics Announces Successful Completion of Technology Transfer to Bharat Biotech for Production of Novel Thrombolytic Agent

... and WHO. The Company's product line includes INDIKINASE(TM) recombinant Streptokinase, REGEN-D(TM) recombinant Epidermal Growth Factor, TYPBAR(TM) Vi capsular Polysaccharide Typhoid vaccine, BIOGIT(TM) probiotic yeast, and INDIRAB(TM) anti-rabies vaccine. Bharat Biotech also has a strong pipeline of vaccines...
Capsular in Biological Products

Mouse Anti-Yersinia pestis Capsular F1 Antigen Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone YBF19 from QED Bioscience Inc.

Description: This monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes Y. pestiscapsular F1 antigen. It does not cross-react with Y. pseudotuberculosisor Y. enterocolitica....
Company:QED Bioscience Inc.

Mouse Anti-Yersinia pestis Capsular F1 Antigen Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone YBF19 from QED Bioscience Inc.

Description: This monoclonal antibody specifically recognizes Y. pestiscapsular F1 antigen. It does not cross-react with Y. pseudotuberculosisor Y. enterocolitica....
Company:QED Bioscience Inc.

Mouse Anti-Yersinia pestis Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone YPF19 from GeneTex

Description:...t Yersinia pestis . Immunogen: Purified F1 antigen from Yersinia pestis vaccine strain EV76. Specificity: This antibody recognises Y.pestis F1 capsular antigen. There is no cross-reactivity with Y.pseudotuberculosis and Y. enterocolitica....
Company:GeneTex

Mouse Anti-Salmonella typhimurium Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone 6331 from GeneTex

Description:... Salmonellae possess 3 major antigens; the "H" or flagellar antigen (phase 1 & 2), the "O" or somatic antigen (part of the LPS moiety) and the "Vi" or capsular antigen (referred to as "K" in other Enterobacteriaceae). Salmonellae also possess the LPS endotoxin characteristic of Gram-negative bacteria. This L...
Company:GeneTex
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