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The Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation Donates $10,000 to arc Thrift Stores

DENVER, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 40 years, arc Thrift Stores has been dedicated to the support of individuals with developmental disabilities. This week, The Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation graciously donated $10,000 to arc Thrift Stores' "Working with a Purpose" program. "As one of...

Varian Medical Systems to Unveil RapidArc(TM) Volumetric Arc Therapy and Other Products Designed to Speed Delivery of Precision Radiotherapy and Brachytherapy

Products to be exhibited at the 2007 American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in Los Angeles, California, Oct 28 - Oct 31 PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ASTRO Booth # 419 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR...

Varian Medical Systems to Introduce RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology for Volumetric Arc Therapy at ASTRO 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ASTRO Booth # 419 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) today announced that it has developed groundbreaking technology for faster, more precise cancer treatments using a unique form of volumetric arc therapy. Varian's new RapidArc(TM) rad...

Vangent and Human Arc Win Business With 13 Medicare Part D Plans

High-touch, high-tech service helps Medicare beneficiaries avoid loss of low income subsidy to pay for prescription medications ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Vangent, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare technology services, and Human Arc (Cleveland, OH), a leading expert i...

Elekta CMS Software Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Monaco VMAT Treatment Planning Solution

... planning time and increasing clinical throughput, arc plans can be delivered with a single button push a...ts seamlessly integrated into a single deliverable arc sequence. Monaco has been available for ...rate XVMC Monte Carlo dose engine for a continuous arc calculation as a single beam. The result gives cli...

The National Alliance for Caregiving and MetLife Foundation Honor Innovators Making a Difference in the Lives of Caregivers

...merican value system of care. This conference was also honored with a Cultural Diversity Recognition Award. Lifespan, Al Sigl Center, and The arc of Monroe County , all based in Rochester, NY, collaborated to create Future Care Planning Services , which provides comprehensive life care pl...

Next-Generation Hemostatic Dressing Available for Military Emergencies

... from HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. 2 Studies conducted by Prof. John Whitelock, University of New South Wales, in conjunction with an Australian arc Linkage Grant. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/medical_products/Hemostatic_Dressing/prweb2662004.htm . ...

Next-Generation Hemostatic Dressing Available for Military Emergencies

... from HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. 2 Studies conducted by Prof. John Whitelock, University of New South Wales, in conjunction with an Australian arc Linkage Grant. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/medical_products/Hemostatic_Dressing/prweb2662004.htm . ...

Jarrow Formulas' Coconut Oil Customer Celebrates 100th Birthday!

...ion began on the RMS Titanic, the US Navy founded Pearl Harbor, the Indianapolis Speedway held its very first event, the NAACP was formed, and Joan of arc was beatified. In 1909 you could buy a dozen eggs for about $.26, two rolls of toilet paper for a nickel, rent a three room apartment in New Jersey fo...

Elekta Provides VMAT and Radiosurgery Solutions for New Jersey Health System

...ical Center (Freehold, New Jersey) has purchased two new state-of-the-art Elekta radiation therapy treatment systems, both with Volumetric Modulated arc Therapy (VMAT). The first site in the world to have both Elekta Axesse and Elekta Infinity , CentraState will offer the most advanced cancer ...

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First Clinical Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Treatment Completed With Elekta Synergy(R) S at General Hospital Vienna

ATLANTA, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 31, General Hospital Vienna successfully completed its first Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)* treatment. The hospital is one of the first in the world to carry out this innovative cancer treatment option. (Logo: http://www.newsco...

Abbott's Market-Leading XIENCE V(R) Shows Increasing Clinical Advantages Over TAXUS(R) Express2(TM)/TAXUS(R) Liberte(TM) Between Two and Three Years

...ic Research Consortium (ARC) definition of definite/probable stent thrombosis (0.9 percent for XIENCE V and 2.8 percent for TAXUS, p-value=0.27)*. The arc definitions of stent thrombosis were developed to eliminate variability in the definitions across various drug eluting stent trials. ...

Circulation Publishes Pivotal Two-Year Results On XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent

...ombosis (1.3 percent for XIENCE V vs. 1.7 percent for TAXUS) and per the SPIRIT III protocol (1.0 percent for XIENCE V vs. 1.7 percent for TAXUS). The arc definitions of stent thrombosis were developed to eliminate variability in the definitions across various drug eluting stent trials. -- Among p...

Abbott's XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent Outperforms TAXUS(R) in Key Efficacy and Safety Endpoints Out to Two Years

... stent thrombosis (0.5 percent for XIENCE V and 0.8 percent for TAXUS). The arc definitions of stent thrombosis were developed to eliminate variability in ...bosis between one and two years, defined as very late stent thrombosis, per arc definition of definite/probable stent thrombosis (0.3 percent for XIENCE V ...

Taxus Atlas Studies Reinforce Safety and Efficacy of Boston Scientific's Next-Generation Taxus Liberte Stent

...nt (p=0.0098), a relative reduction of 46 percent. arc definite/probable total stent thrombosis at two ye... years using either the Protocol definition or the arc definite/probable definition while the TAXUS Expre...ocol definition and 1.5 percent (p=0.24) using the arc definition. "The next-generation TAXUS Liberte S...

TAXUS(R) Express(R) Stent Shows Similarly Low Re-Intervention Rates in Patients With Diabetes Compared to Non-Diabetics in Arrive Registry Program

... years showed that diabetic patients treated with the TAXUS Stent in the ARRIVE registry had similar rates of MI (3.1% vs. 2.5%, p=0.35, adjusted) and arc definite/probable stent thrombosis (2.3% vs. 1.9%, p=0.34, adjusted) compared to non-diabetic patients, whether or not multivariate adjustment was use...

Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute First in U.S. to Treat Cancer Patient with Elekta VMAT

...nt with pancreatic cancer recently became the first person in the United States to receive treatment using Elekta VMAT (Volumetric intensity Modulated arc Therapy) at Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute. This revolutionary new technology dramatically decreases treatment times -- delivering a higher dose t...

SPIRIT III Results Reaffirm Strong Performance of Boston Scientific PROMUS(TM) and TAXUS(R) Express(R) Stents

... and TLR) rate was 7.3% for the XIENCE V (PROMUS) Stent and 12.8% for the TAXUS Express Stent (p=0.004). In addition, stent thrombosis rates using the arc (Academic Research Consortium) definite/probable definition were low for the XIENCE V (PROMUS) and the TAXUS Express Stents (1.3% and 1.7%, p=0.77). ...

XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent from Abbott Outperforms Market-Leading Stent in Reducing Major Adverse Cardiac Events at Two Years

...(0.3 percent for XIENCE V and 1.0 percent for TAXUS) and per the SPIRIT III protocol (0.2 percent for XIENCE V and 1.0 percent for TAXUS). The arc definitions of stent thrombosis were developed to eliminate variability in the definitions across various drug eluting stent trials. "From t...

Study in JAMA Shows Patients Treated With Abbott's XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent Experience Better Outcomes Than Patients Treated With Market-Leading Drug Eluting Stent

...ion. Rates of definite/probable late stent thrombosis at one year under the arc definition were 0.5 percent for XIENCE V and 0.6 percent for TAXUS. The arc definition of late stent thrombosis was developed to eliminate variability ...

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Seibel 3-D Lid Speculum

Description:...ically Correct Design Is Unique Among All Lid Speculums. The Blades Change Orientation As They Gently Support The Lids Through An Anatomically Correct arc Of Motion Over The Globe. This Design Contrasts With All Other Lid Speculums Which Pull Straight Apart In A Frontal Plane, Distorting The Tarsal Plat...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

Dodick Nd:YAG photolysis system

Description:... The arc Laser MISC combines a pharo unit + Lyla laser module = Photolysis....
Company:A.R.C. Laser

C3140 Apex 180 Watt Light Source

Description:... The Apex light source is equipped with a 180 watt Xenon short arc lamp. Designed to produce higher efficiency light collection and energy transfer from the lamp to the light guide, this light source has a 730 lumen o...
Company:Linvatec Corporation (now ConMed)

Mayo Clinic Elbow Brace

Description:...ot exceed predetermined safe limits of ROM. Accessories include an Arm Sling (included with each Elbow Brace) to enhance patient comfort and the arc Forearm Rotational Brace (sold seperately) for control of pronation/supination....
Company:Aircast

Intacs Prescription Inserts

Description:... central optical zone, the product reshapes the anterior surface of the cornea. Intacs inserts is composed of two prescription inserts, each having an arc length of 150 degrees. Composed of polymetylmethacrylate, they are available in five thicknesses - .025mm, 0.275mm, 0.30mm, 0.325mm and 0.35mm. It is ...
Company:Addition Technology Inc.

Randot® Preschool Stereoacuity Test

Description:... Tests stereopsis from 800 to 40 seconds of arc on patients as young as 2 years of age in a matching game sequence from left to right. Randot Preschool includes 3 test booklets: Book #1...
Company:Stereo Optical Company

Artemis 2

Description:...couples the ultrasound signal to the eye, while a precision mechanism moves the transducer past the front of the eye. During the accurately controlled arc motion of the transducer, which lasts less than one second, many thousands of ultrasound samples are digitized. Following a scan, signal analysis is p...
Company:UltraLink LLC

iPLAN Stereotaxy

Description:... Combines advanced planning capabilities such as automatic image fusion with the possibility of planning trajectories with arc settings or for frameless procedures. Allows for planning without a localizer therefore Improving the OR workflow . Flexible workflow optimizes the ...
Company:BrainLAB Inc.

HSO 10 Hand Slit Lamp

Description:...freedom of movement during examinations and the crisp, razor-sharp image. Single-hand operation The illumination unit can be easily moved on the arc guide and set in any position on the clamping lever at the press of a finger. With the convenient controls of the ophthalmoscope, you can operate all ...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Duracon Total Knee System

Description:...duced by advanced 4-axis machining, maximizing conformity of the tibial insert to the radiused condyles of the femoral component. The resulting rotary arc is unique to the Duracon system, and accommodates the knee's natural screw-home mechanism while allowing the femoral component to rotate freely....
Company:Stryker Corporation

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Humans 'damaging the oceans'

...cales from rock pools to ocean basins, impacting ecosystem services and threatening human food security," the study by Professor Mike Kingsford of the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University and colleague Dr Andrew Brierley of St Andrews University, Scotland, warns. T...

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

..., WWF International and US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The 2008 nation-wide tiger population was initiated on 15 November 2009 in the Terai arc Landscape (TAL) of Nepal both inside and outside the protected areas of Nepal. [TAL encompasses the Terai region of Nepal and into tiger range states ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

...photovoltaic cell to achieve widespread use in the energy market. (Jointly with Solexant) NEXUS DLC-X Coating System with Pulsed Filtered Cathodic arc Technology a system that promises more computer memory at less cost by depositing thin films of diamond-like carbon required by next-generation compu...

'Invisibility cloak' could protect against earthquakes

... pass smoothly into the material and are compressed into small fluctuations in pressure and density. The path of the surface waves can be made into an arc that directs the waves outside the protective cloak. The technique could be applied to buildings by installing the rings into foundations. Sebasti...

Coral face 'a stormy future'

...uitment the regrowth of young corals drops sharply in the wake of a major bleaching event or a hurricane," says lead author Dr Jennie Mallela of the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Australian National University. Using the island of Tobago in the Caribbean as their laboratory she...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

...s coral reefs and their fish populations survive the onslaughts of climate change. An international team of scientists led by Dr Josh Cinner of the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University has proposed that bans on fishing gear - like spear guns, fish traps, beach seine...

Help for climate-stressed corals

...pes of fishing gear could help the world's coral reefs and their fish populations survive the onslaughts of climate change according to a study by the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and other groups. The international team o...

Rules proposed to save the world's coral reefs

...Leis, S. Planes, G. R. Russ, P. F. Sale and S. R. Thorrold. The work was funded jointly by the World Bank Coral Reef Targeted Research program and the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. "The Coral Triangle Initiative is one of the most important marine conservation measures ever undertak...

A big lesson from the reef

...rn protects us. That's the message from Professor Sean Connolly from the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University who t...Program Leader of Understanding and Managing Coral Reef Biodiversity in the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. The Fenner Medal honours th...

Coral 'can't escape the heat'

... Reef to reveal disturbing changes in the chemistry of the world's oceans due to human activity. Professor Malcolm McCulloch, a geochemist with the arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and Australian National University today receives Australia's top honour for earth sciences, the Australia...

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Elekta Announces First Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Cancer Treatment at Royal Marsden Hospital

ATLANTA, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, January 28, The Royal Marsden Hospital (Sutton, Surrey, UK) successfully completed the first Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)* treatment in the world using a commercially produced product. To facilitate the treatment, the hospital used its exi...

Elekta Displays Complete Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy Solutions at ESTRO

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta is pleased to announce the development of a comprehensive solution for planning and performing Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)*. The complete offering of Elekta VMAT solutions are being featured in the Elekta booth at this yea...

Leading Middle East Cancer Hospital Acquires Advanced Radiotherapy Capability from Varian Medical Systems

...major state-of-the-art cancer center in the world. In keeping with this mandate, we evaluated offerings from all three major vendors, as well as other arc therapy techniques such as helical tomotherapy, and decided that Varian had the most advanced systems and the most clinically integrated system to mee...

Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute Enhances Patient Care With Monaco(R) Radiation Treatment Planning System

...ologies, they intend to review the soon-to-be-released Volumetric Modulated arc Therapy (VMAT)* planning functionality in Monaco. With the addition of VMAT...ng with one or more arcs. Monte Carlo dose engine allows continuous arc calculation rather than being limited to dosing approximations with discret...

The Australian Research Council Selects Scopus for the Evaluation of the Australian Research Landscape

...international and national benchmarks. "The arc is committed to the development of a world-class r...edibly complex, which is why we are proud that the arc will utilize Scopus to reach its ERA goals," added...ion, Industry, Science and Research portfolio. The arc advises the Australian Government on research matt...

Sinobiomed Announces New Executive Team

...in the Board of Directors in the future. Dr. Kuo has 20 years of management experience in biotechnology and healthcare firms, most recently as CEO of arc Medical. He was a founder and managing director of Bank America Venture Partners (now Scale Partners), a $600 million private equity firm and Genaiss...

A supercharged metal-ion generator

... other law of physics." In their experiment Andersson and Anders used no process gas at all, but instead kick-started their system with very short arc pulses. Thereafter it operated with a pure plasma of copper formed by means of self-sputtering. They were able to increase the copper-ion current to t...

Pioneering Cancer Center Introduces Advanced Varian RapidArc(TM) Treatments for Cancer Patients in Central Germany

...utes compared with up to 30 minutes for complex IMRT treatments. "It is very gratifying for me to begin treatments using the most modern moving arc method of radiotherapy," says Dr. Wolfgang Oehler, head of the radiotherapy department. "The three patients are excited to be the first in Germany to ...

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center Now Offering Cancer Patients Faster, Ultra-Precise Radiation Using New RapidArc Technology

...ue while delivering more powerful radiation doses to tumors." "Rapid arc makes it possible for us to deliver highly-precise intensity-modulated radi...ors accurately while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues." Rapid arc is an image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) treatment that t...

Prostate Cancer Patient in Montpellier Becomes First Cancer Patient in France Treated with Varian's RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy

...t Dr. Carmen Llacer Moscardo, "Pelvic cases can take between 12 and 14 minutes to treat with IMRT but we can now do them in under two minutes with one arc or, if clinically relevant, about three minutes with two arcs around the patient with RapidArc. If we do this, there is less possibility for the patie...

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