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2013-04-15 12:27:48

Giving men "prostate of their youth"; prostatic artery embolization provides relief from frustrating urinary symptoms, helps men avoid surgery, say researchers NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Highlights Prostate artery embolization (PAE) shrinks enlarged prostates, giving men relief from frequent urination and other symptoms, suggest early results of the first prospective U.S. study. 92 percent of men who had PAE experienced a significant decrease in their...

2013-04-15 12:23:44

JVIR Editor's Award for Outstanding Clinical Research Paper notes Medicare savings when treatments performed by interventional radiologists; Outstanding Laboratory Investigation Article highlights emerging therapy for liver cancer NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology--the Society of Interventional Radiology's flagship publication--together with the SIR Foundation, presented the 2012 JVIR Editor's Award for Outstanding...

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...

2013-03-06 08:25:56

WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical's new infusion system maximizes delivery of drugs directly to the tumor site while minimizing potential damage to non-target organs, according to a new study. The ability to more safely and efficiently deliver embolic agents to target tumors locally marks a significant advance in radiation oncology procedures and in the treatment of liver cancer. The 29 procedure study, led by Steven Rose, M.D. of the University of...

2013-02-26 08:28:02

Global expansion continues with regulatory approval in New Zealand WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc., the developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize targeted delivery of embolization agents without reflux, today announced CE Mark approval for its Surefire Infusion System ST/LT and Surefire Specialty Catheters. The company will launch its latest line of microcatheters and specialty catheters for the interventional...

2013-01-03 05:03:13

[234 Pages Report] Neurovascular/Interventional Neurology Market research report encompasses devices for neurothrombectomy (suction/aspiration devices, clot retriever and snare), cerebral balloon angioplasty & stenting systems (carotid artery stents, distal filter devices, balloon occlusion devices), aneurysm coiling & arteriovenous malformation embolization, fistula embolization devices (embolic coil, liquid embolic agents and flow diversion devices), and support devices...

2012-12-11 08:26:38

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today it has received CE mark for the VIA(TM) Microcatheter and is initiating commercial introduction of this new product family in select markets. The VIA will be used for delivery and deployment of Sequent's WEB® Aneurysm Embolization System, which is utilized to treat cerebral aneurysms. The VIA is currently available in two models, the VIA and the VIA PLUS. "The VIA Microcatheter provides an optimal...

2012-12-03 21:02:42

But postmarketing data raise some cautions over risks, reports neurosurgery A new technology called the Pipeline embolization device (PED) shows encouraging results in patients with certain types of difficult-to-treat brain aneurysms, reports the December issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. Data collected since the PED was approved for marketing...

2012-11-20 08:26:02

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative high-efficiency infusion systems for the interventional radiology and interventional oncology markets, today announced the appointment of Gene McGrevin to its Board of Directors. "Gene McGrevin is an excellent medical device strategist with a very strong background in sales, marketing and in running public companies. As Surefire Medical transitions to full-scale commercialization in the U.S.,...

2012-09-26 02:26:57

Society of Interventional Radiology's Flagship Publication Delivers Research Fast FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As tablet ownership trends away from early adopters and moves to the mainstream, the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology has debuted a new app, available for iPad users, that will allow readers to access interventional radiology literature and multimedia--when they choose, ensuring fast, convenient access to up-to-the-minute peer-reviewed...


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Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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