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2013-04-26 11:58:17

New scoring system defines patients who achieve most benefit from TACE Data from a number of clinical trials presented today at the International Liver Congress 2013 shed new light on the use of TACE and SIRT in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) is a technique in which small particles designed to block blood vessels mixed or coated with chemotherapeutic drugs are injected directly into an artery supplying the tumor; it has become a...

2013-04-18 23:02:54

Current consumer inquiries about legal rights over alleged problems with medical devices are among those being accepted for Resource4thePeople´s free legal consultations to patients who are alleging serious health problems. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Resource4thePeople announced today that it will accept 2013 claims from consumers who are alleging that they may have suffered serious side effects as a result of having Bard IVC Filters implants. The side effects being...

2013-04-15 19:14:19

Giving men 'prostate of their youth;' prostatic artery embolization provides relief from frustrating urinary symptoms, helps men avoid surgery, say researchers Men with a common condition that causes frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom can get relief with a minimally invasive treatment that shrinks the prostate, suggests a study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. The early findings hail from the first prospective...

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...


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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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