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2014-09-15 23:03:08

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the world to enroll a patient in an international study that is assessing a new way to treat brain aneurysms. Baptist Jacksonville is one of 20 sites globally that will be studying a device that has traditionally...

2014-09-08 23:03:16

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of a trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is part of an international trial evaluating a new treatment for both ruptured and unruptured brain aneurysms. The worldwide study, WEB Intrasaccular Therapy Study (WEB-IT), is approved to enroll 139 patients at up to 25 sites in the U.S., Canada, and Europe and will evaluate...

2014-08-25 23:06:45

Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. One-tenth the size of a...

2014-08-04 23:05:24

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the U.S. to use a new stent device and procedure that treats cysts formed from injury to the pancreas. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the U.S. to use a new stent device and procedure that treats cysts formed from injury to the pancreas. Ten sites in the U.S. are part of a clinical trial that recently began enrolling patients with pancreatic pseudocysts,...

2014-07-31 23:11:56

A new catheter being used by cardiologists at Baptist Heart Specialists is helping patients who have an abnormal heart rhythm. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A new catheter being used by cardiologists at Baptist Heart Specialists is helping patients who have an abnormal heart rhythm. The THERMOCOOL® SmartTOUCH™ Catheter is used for ablation procedures for patients such as those suffering from atrial fibrillation (Afib). Cardiac electrophysiologists at Baptist Heart...

2013-11-08 23:00:09

The treatment is a new option that can provide faster recovery times for people suffering from disorders of the esophagus. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Baptist Health is one of the first hospitals in Northeast Florida to treat patients suffering from esophageal disease with a new treatment called truFreeze® spray cryotherapy. This minimally invasive technology involves placing a small catheter in a standard endoscope to spray extremely cold liquid nitrogen to ablate...

2013-08-21 23:22:24

CommuniCare Health Centers recently opened up its newest pediatric clinic in the Sea World area of San Antonio. In September, CommuniCare Health Centers will also be expanding into the downtown San Antonio area, in partnership with Baptist Medical Center. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 CommuniCare Health Centers recently opened up a new pediatric clinic in the Sea World area of San Antonio on Potranco Road. CommuniCare will continue to expand its services in San Antonio by...

2013-07-16 23:04:57

The hospitals are recognized as "high performing" in 11 of the 16 specialties the national magazine examines. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Baptist Medical Center South, which share a license, were again ranked No. 1 among metro Jacksonville hospitals in the U.S. News and World Report annual Best Hospital rankings. The hospitals also ranked fourth in Florida, up from fifth last year. U.S. News evaluates hospitals in 16 adult...

2013-02-28 23:00:48

Selection of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville on list of “Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care” is based on women´s preferences, recommendation rating and clinical excellence. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville received the Women´s Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care. The award is based on robust criteria that include...

2011-04-11 08:00:00

WESTCHESTER, Ill., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baptist Health of Northeast Florida will be the first health system in North America to offer intra-operative imaging during pediatric and adult brain surgery and non-surgical radiosurgical procedures with the Brainlab Brainsuite® iMRI (intra-operative magnetic resonance imaging), featuring the GE Healthcare 1.5T Optima(TM) MR450w wide-bore scanner, and Brainsuite® iCT (intra-operative computed...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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