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2013-05-01 16:30:20

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced the closing of an $11 million round of debt financing for CardioFocus. The credit facility was awarded to CardioFocus from both Oxford and Silicon Valley Bank. Funds will be used to increase the company's available capital to fund growth, while it expands its international commercialization and...

2013-04-22 12:31:39

RnRMarketResearch.com offers the latest Electrophysiology (EP) devices market research reports with market growth analysis and emerging BRICS markets for the period 2009 - 2015. DALLAS, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Global Electrophysiology (EP) Devices- Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015" and "Electrophysiology (EP) Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2009-2015" are new reports available at RnR Market Research reports...

2013-04-18 14:15:56

When standard treatment doesn't work or isn't possible A new minimally invasive tumor ablation technique is providing hope for liver cancer patients who can't undergo surgery or thermal ablation, a study shows. The study of 22 patients at the Universitatsklinikum Regensberg in Regensberg, Germany, found that irreversible electroporation (IRE) successfully destroyed tumor tissue in 70% of these patients. These patients were not responsive to conventional therapy or their tumor was in a...

2013-04-16 23:02:20

New ICD device technology is changing the CRM market for a population with heart disease on the rise. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Heart failure affects over five million people annually in the U.S., and is the most costly cardiovascular illness with upwards of $30 billion spent on managing it each year. According to a new report by iData Research, the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. cardiac rhythm management (CRM),...

2013-04-16 08:29:17

Names Paul LaViolette as Executive Chairman and Renny Clark as Chief Financial Officer MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announced today that it has expanded its management team. Paul LaViolette, previously Chairman of the Board, has been named Executive Chairman and Renny Clark has been named Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. They will...

2013-04-12 12:38:57

First-of-its-kind research presented today showed microwave ablation (MWA) therapy cut pain in half for patients with painful bone and soft-tissue tumors and took less time to complete than radiofrequency ablation. Pain relief lasted over 4 months on average and up to 15 months in some patients, according to results reported at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Approximately 10,600 new cases of soft-tissue sarcoma and 2,570 new cases of bone sarcoma were...

2013-04-10 08:31:53

Presentations Review Findings from Nearly 1,000 Clinical Cases Performed in Germany to Date MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announced today that cardiologists throughout Germany gathered to discuss clinical experiences with the HeartLight System and its role in the treatment of advanced AF. The featured event was held on April 3, in...

2013-04-09 08:30:45

Unique, non-surgical combination therapy works on both hot and cold thyroid nodules FRANKFURT, Germany, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Hudayi Korkusuz, a radiologist at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, has conducted the first combination treatment of microwave ablation and radiotherapy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130409/PH90748 ) Annually in Germany, about 100,000 thyroid operations are performed. In many cases, treatment of nodular goiter has had mixed...

2013-04-01 23:01:16

The best skin tightener in the business is now at Lakes Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada!\ Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Rejuvenate & Restore Skin with a Versatile Fractional Skin Treatment for your whole body and face. Fractora, by Invasix, is the most advanced fractional radio-frequency treatment providing anti-aging improvements on skin tone and texture for a more radiant appearance through ablation and skin resurfacing. There are several attachments to this machine that...

2013-03-25 23:03:59

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Radiofrequency Ablation Devices Market for Pain Management- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global radiofrequency ablation devices market for pain management was valued at USD 296.6 million in 2011, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.4% from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of USD 1,027.6 million in 2018. Browse the full report at...