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2014-04-25 12:26:36

SPARTANBURG, S.C., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC, and CrossBay Medical, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance and revealed its medical device co-promotion, the SonoSure(TM) Sonohysterography and Endometrial Sampling Device. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/78436 Norgenix is partnering with CrossBay Medical for the co-promotion of the SonoSure(TM), a CE marked and 510(k) cleared device indicated for use to access the uterine cavity for...

2014-04-25 12:26:35

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CrossBay Medical, Inc., today announced the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its product, the SonoSure(TM) Sonohysterography and Endometrial Sampling Device. The device has also received Health Canada clearance and the CE mark. The SonoSure(TM) is indicated for use to access the uterine cavity for saline infusion sonohysterography and to obtain endometrial biopsy, if indicated, utilizing the same device....

2013-11-13 10:39:29

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine suggests that epigenetic modification of the HAND2 gene plays a critical role in the development of endometrial cancer. HAND2 is active in the healthy endometrium (the tissue lining the uterus) where it antagonizes the growth-inducing effects of estrogen. By contrast, in more than 90% of endometrial cancers, the gene has undergone hypermethylation, an epigenetic modification that doesn't change its DNA sequence but renders it inactive. Martin...

2011-04-19 16:54:32

After a woman goes through menopause, it is not normal for her to start bleeding again, said a gynecologic oncologist at Baylor College of Medicine. Most postmenopausal bleeding is caused by atrophy (thinning of the cervix); however, in some cases bleeding is a sign of endometrial cancer and should not be ignored, said Dr. Concepcion R. Diaz-Arrastia, director of gynecologic oncology and associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at BCM. When caught in the early stages, endometrial...

2009-08-19 08:52:35

A quick and accurate test for endometriosis that does not require surgery has been developed by researchers from Australia, Jordan and Belgium, according to new research published online today (Wednesday 19 August) in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction [1].Until now there has been no way of accurately diagnosing endometriosis apart from laparoscopy "“ an invasive surgical procedure "“ and this often leads to women waiting for years in pain and...

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2009-04-14 13:35:29

A procedure used in conjunction with a vaginal ultrasound might make it easier to visualize and diagnose diseases in the lining of the uterus, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. Physicians evaluated the endometrium, a cavity that lines the inside of the uterus, in women who were in the midst of or had gone through menopause and who complained of abnormal bleeding. Abnormal bleeding can indicate certain diseases of the endometrium that may or may not be malignant. The...


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