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2010-06-15 19:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Halt 2000GI(TM) Electrosurgical System for soft tissue ablation using radiofrequency energy. "This clearance to market is a major milestone for our customers, employees and investors," said Russ DeLonzor, President and Chief Operating Officer. Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) with the Halt System is a very precise, minimally invasive procedure...

2010-05-17 12:50:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- US HIFU, a worldwide leader in the development, distribution and use of minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound ("HIFU") technologies, is pleased to announce that its HIFU treatment for prostate cancer is now available in Bermuda. King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Bermuda joins more than 100 centers in 30-plus countries to offer the innovative treatment with the Sonablate® 500 medical device. Bermuda is the newest...

2010-01-14 03:01:00

TEL AVIV, January 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: EMITF) ("Elbit" "Company") that its subsidiary, InSightec Ltd., announced today that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the company's ExAblate(R) MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system for the treatment of women with uterine fibroids. ExAblate is currently the only noninvasive treatment for uterine fibroids approved for use in Japan. InSightec Ltd. estimates that...

2010-01-13 08:00:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, January 13 /PRNewswire/ -- - InSightec's ExAblate System Uses Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound to Perform Uterine Procedures Without Incisions InSightec Ltd. announced today that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the company's ExAblate(R) MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system for the treatment of women with uterine fibroids. "We are very pleased that the Japanese Ministry of Health has approved the...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. today announced that three new papers published in the November issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology add to the growing body of data supporting the use of ExAblate(R) as a safe, effective and durable treatment for uterine fibroids. One study showed that non-invasive treatment with the ExAblate Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system offers women a significantly less risky treatment for...

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2009-06-22 10:50:00

The Magnetic Resonance Center of the University Children's Hospital Zurich has achieved a world first break through in MR-guided, non-invasive neurosurgery. Ten patients have been successfully treated by means of transcranial high-intensity focused ultrasound. This fully non-invasive procedure opens new horizons for neurosurgery and the treatment of different neurological brain disorders.In the context of a clinical study at the MR Center of the University Children's Hospital Zurich...

2009-06-03 08:46:50

 A simple magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test involving breathing oxygen might help oncologists determine the best treatment for some cancer patients, report researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center.Prior research has shown that the amount of oxygen present in a tumor can be a predictor of how well a patient will respond to treatment. Tumors with little oxygen tend to grow stronger and resist both radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Until now, however, the only way to gauge the oxygen...

2009-04-07 07:00:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a label change for the company's ExAblate(R) 2000 MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system for the treatment of women with non-hysteroscopically resectable uterine fibroids. Under the new labeling, the agency allows physicians to treat up to 100% of the fibroid compared to its previous restriction to only treat up to half the fibroid tissue. "In...

2009-03-19 04:14:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. reported today that it has closed an internal round of financing totaling US$15 million from its existing investors. Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: EMITF) ("EI") has invested US$7.5M on March 18, 2009. Additional US$7.5M would be invested no later than 12 months following the date hereof by its existing investors. The investment will take the form of Preferred Shares B, which are convertible to InSightec's ordinary...

2009-02-24 13:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A project to create awareness among African American women about a non-invasive outpatient uterine fibroid treatment using high energy ultrasound will begin in the Chicago area in March, led by two prominent and well respected African American gynecologists, Dr. Leonard Lawson and Dr. Eric Brown. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, African American women are 2 to 3 times more likely to get uterine fibroids than women of other...


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