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2012-03-26 18:45:53

Minimally invasive treatments on horizon could target 'hunger hormone,' use stem cells to battle degenerative disc disease, according to animal research from Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting A minimally invasive treatment may target hunger at its source, another uses X-ray visible embolic beads to block arteries to the stomach and suppress hunger and a third explores the use of stem cells to repair vertebral disc degeneration. Initial results from all...

2012-03-26 10:14:00

Society of Interventional Radiology showcases minimally invasive option to surgery that relieves lower urinary tract symptoms, helps men get their lives back A new interventional radiology treatment, prostatic artery embolization, may bring hope to men with debilitating symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, say the group of researchers who pioneered its use. The findings were presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, Calif....

2012-03-26 02:26:15

Minimally Invasive Treatments on Horizon Could Target "Hunger Hormone," Use Stem Cells to Battle Degenerative Disc Disease, According to Animal Research From Society of Interventional Radiology's 37th Annual Scientific Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A minimally invasive treatment may target hunger at its source, another uses X-ray visible embolic beads to block arteries to the stomach and suppress hunger and a third explores the use of stem cells to...

2012-03-25 02:20:10

Society of Interventional Radiology Showcases Minimally Invasive Option to Surgery That Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Helps Men Get Their Lives Back SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interventional radiology treatment, prostatic artery embolization, may bring hope to men with debilitating symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, say the group of researchers who pioneered its use. The findings were presented at the Society of...

2012-03-13 07:31:00

NEW YORK, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Embolization for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) - the latest endovascular therapy to challenge standard-of-care surgery - will be among the many cutting edge topics highlighted at the upcoming Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies 2012 U.S. (GEST) meeting. Top experts in the field will discuss techniques and findings regarding using embolization to treat BPH, a condition that affects about half of men 60 and older. The world's largest...

2012-03-06 16:43:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today that it has closed a $26.0 million Series C venture capital financing. Delphi Ventures led the financing and was joined by existing investors Versant Ventures, US Venture Partners, and Domain Associates. James Bochnowski of Delphi Ventures will join Sequent Medical's Board of Directors. "We are fortunate to have a strong consortium of life science venture capital firms and would like to welcome both...

2012-01-16 05:00:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Americas Holding, Inc. (TAH), a U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Terumo Corporation, one of the world's leading medical device manufacturers with $4 billion in sales and operations in more than 160 nations, today announced that it has acquired Onset Medical Corporation ("Onset"), an innovative medical device company located in Irvine, CA, that focuses on developing first-in-class access sheath technology designed for multiple,...


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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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