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2014-10-20 08:33:28

Funds to Support Commercial Expansion in the U.S. and International Launch of the Veran Thoracic Navigation System(TM) ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies, a market leader in thoracic navigation for early detection of lung cancer, announced today the completion of a $12M financing to support the Company's continued commercial expansion in the U.S. and international launch of the Veran Thoracic Navigation System(TM). A strong syndicate of private...

2014-10-14 12:30:37

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates ("Chesapeake"), continually on the forefront of clinical and technological innovation, offers a state-of-the-art prostate cancer diagnostic, which "fuses" detailed MRI scans with live, real-time ultrasound images of the prostate. This groundbreaking biopsy system provides Chesapeake urologists with the capability to pinpoint tumors within the prostate gland, leading to more targeted treatment planning...

2014-10-13 23:07:05

Investigators say "pleural pointillism" is more accurate at spotting mesothelioma on MRI images than the two most common techniques. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Belgian scientists say a new method of reading MRI images may eventually replace the need for surgical biopsies in some patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a new article on the study. Click here to read it now. A multidisciplinary team of doctors from the...

2014-10-09 08:27:36

ProMark(TM) Validated to Predict Disease Aggressiveness and Empower Informed Treatment Decisions CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark announced today the nationwide availability of ProMark(TM), the first-of-its-kind protein-based biopsy test designed to improve the accuracy of prognosis for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. For the 205,000 men annually with indeterminate Gleason scores (3+3 and 3+4), ProMark can help identify aggressiveness of the disease....

2014-10-01 08:31:58

BRAF V600E assay improves determination of mutational status and allows monitoring of treatment response SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc., (NASDAQ: TROV) a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that Eli Diamond, MD, Assistant Attending Neurologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), presented clinical data from an ongoing study demonstrating the utility of Trovagene's precision cancer monitoring platform for the...

2014-09-29 16:25:57

Additional Tests to Demonstrate the Importance of Utilizing Multiple Biological Pathways to Provide Patients, Physicians with Confidence to Make Educated Treatment Decisions CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark announced today the expansion of its prostate cancer test services to now include the PROGENSA(®) PCA3 assay, a urine-based test that can help confirm negative prostate biopsies, and ERG, a companion test to the company's existing PTEN assay. These tests...

2014-09-23 08:30:39

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering the development of opto-acoustic technology as a new tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, announced today it has completed active enrollment of subjects in its U.S.-based PIONEER Pivotal Study of Imagio(®). The study was designed to determine if this technology will provide information to the physician to determine if a woman may avoid negative biopsies. This...

2014-09-17 12:28:04

The Crusade for Greater Prostate Imaging Awareness in Men with Prostate Cancer MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists announces the launch of the Prostate Vanguard, an awareness campaign to educate men about new imaging technology destined to replace multiple rectal needle biopsies of the prostate. Annually, a million men undergo random needle biopsy of the prostate gland through the rectum. Multi-parametric MRI (MP-MRI) of the prostate...

2014-09-11 16:27:38

DALLAS, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketOptimizer.org adds United States General Surgery Outlook to 2020 and United States Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 research reports published in July 2014, to its store. The general surgery market in U.S. report provides procedure volumes within market segments - Airway Stenting Procedures, Bariatric Surgery Procedures, Biopsy Procedures, Capsule Endoscopy Procedures, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...

2014-09-10 12:29:15

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recognized six CAP junior members for their outstanding scientific posters and original research at a special ceremony at the College's annual meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting(TM), taking place today through Sept. 10. The winning abstracts are available on the Web site of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (www.archivesofpathology.org), the CAP's...


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Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

Medical Inspection
2012-11-19 10:14:39

Medical inspection is a head to toe exam completed by a physician. This inspection can either be for a well-check or for diagnosis. During this exam several techniques, tools and outside resources may be utilized in order to complete. A systematic approach will give the physician more uniform results that will be more useful for diagnosis and monitoring patient health. Common practice of this inspection will also build a better patient knowledge and relationship. Technique Providers have...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.