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2013-05-16 23:31:08

INTIO's TipTRAC will be demonstrated at the World Congress of Interventional Oncology. Real-time visualization of probe placement enhances the interventional radiologist's ability to more accurately deliver ablative therapy. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 INTIO, Inc. is introducing TipTRAC, a new and significant feature of its 510(k) cleared ClearStart SVM system at the World Congress of Interventional Oncology in New York, May 16-19, 2013. TipTRAC, used in CT-guided ablative therapies,...

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),...

2013-04-12 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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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