Latest Ascites Stories

2014-07-08 23:14:58

GI Supply, the maker of Spot Endoscopic Tattoo, developed an innovative medical device that dramatically streamlines paracentesis, benefiting both clinicians and patients suffering from ascites. The RenovaRP Paracentesis Pump removes ascitic fluid simply, safely, and quickly with an automatic, more cost-efficient system. Camp Hill, PA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 GI Supply announces the availability of the RenovaRP Paracentesis Pump, the next-generation of paracentesis equipment. The RenovaRP is...

2014-01-16 23:24:20

Researchers recommend that drug choice be guided by aspects of the patient’s condition. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on newly published research suggesting that certain aspects of a peritoneal mesothelioma patient’s condition may have an impact on the toxicity of chemotherapy. A combination of pemetrexed (Alimta) and a platinum-based drug like cisplatin or carboplatin is the drug treatment of choice for patients with pleural mesothelioma,...

2013-12-09 10:03:31

Novel device able to isolate, analyze cancer cells from usually discarded abdominal fluid A microchip-based device developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators may greatly simplify the monitoring of patients' response to treatment for ovarian cancer – the most lethal form of gynecologic cancer – and certain other malignancies. The team from the MGH Cancer Center and the Center for Systems Biology reports using their device to isolate and identify tumor cells from...

2013-10-04 23:23:03

Could the supplement quercetin eventually be used to improve the effectiveness of peritoneal mesothelioma treatment? A new study in mice suggests that it might. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 A new animal study conducted in Croatia and detailed on Surviving Mesothelioma appears to show that the flavonoid quercetin, found in fruits, vegetables and grains, may make the heated chemotherapy treatment known as HIPEC more effective while protecting healthy cells against toxicity. HIPEC...

2012-04-27 23:00:49

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