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2014-03-26 16:15:10

In a series of studies involving 140 American men and women with liver tumors, researchers at Johns Hopkins have used specialized 3-D MRI scans to precisely measure living and dying tumor tissue to quickly show whether highly toxic chemotherapy – delivered directly through a tumor's blood supply – is working. The investigators say their findings, to be presented March 22-27 in San Diego at the annual meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology, are the first "proof of principle"...

2014-03-13 08:27:58

WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc., developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize direct-to-tumor drug delivery, announced today that the company has received 510(k) FDA clearance and the CE Mark for its enhanced line of Surefire Guiding Catheters used in radioembolization and chemoembolization procedures. Surefire's newest guiding catheters--Axis, Cobra1 and Simmons1--are designed to provide Interventional Radiologists and...

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,...

2013-04-13 23:03:40

Surefire Medical's first-in-class antireflux infusion system can accommodate smaller vessels and selective procedures in direct-to-tumor cancer treatment, and significantly increases penetration of embolics to 99.9 percent compared to 72.8 percent when using end-hole catheters. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Surefire Medical, Inc., the developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize targeted delivery of embolization agents without reflux, today announced the launch...

2013-01-18 23:00:39

The interventional oncologist now has the unique ability to view the post-treatment ablation zone, intra-procedurally. Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 INTIO Inc. is introducing SyncVIEW, a new feature of the 510(k) cleared ClearStart SVM (Segmentation and Volumetric Measurement system), at the Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO) Symposium in Miami Beach, January 18-19, 2013. SyncVIEW provides the interventional oncologist the unique ability to view the segmented target lesion...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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