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2014-05-27 12:30:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical device manufacturer SonaCare Medical reports continuing strong European sales as well as a positive outlook in light of official guideline changes for prostate cancer therapy. The company has further invested in the European market by adding its newest generation high intensity focused ultrasound ("HIFU") equipment to the HIFU center of excellence at University College of London. Following a strong 2013 with six thermal ablation...

2014-05-08 16:26:08

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonaCare Medical, LLC, a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has tentatively scheduled a Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Advisory Committee Panel meeting on October 2, 2014 to review the Company's Premarket Approval (PMA) application for Sonablate® 450 for the treatment of recurrent prostate cancer following external beam...

2014-05-08 08:32:55

Company on Track to Launch Phase III OPTIMA Study in Second Quarter LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), an oncology drug development company, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 and provided an update on its development program for ThermoDox®, the Company's proprietary heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin. ThermoDox is being evaluated in a Phase III program for primary liver...

2014-05-07 08:46:51

Non-invasive focused ultrasound thermal therapy reduces pain from bone metastases When cancer progresses and spreads to the bone, patients often suffer debilitating pain. Now, a new phase III clinical trial shows that non-invasive magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound treatment that heats the cancer within the bone, relieves pain and improves function for most patients when other treatment options are limited. The results were published in the Journal of the National Cancer...

2014-04-29 20:25:56

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Energy Based Medical Devices Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_energy_based_medical_devices_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Energy Based Medical Devices in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Cryotherapy, Electrical, Radiation, Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, and Others. The report provides separate...

2014-04-09 08:28:57

Data Supports Development as Non-Invasive Treatment Regimen in a Variety of Cancer Indications LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today that data supporting the development of ThermoDox®, its proprietary heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin, plus high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) were presented on April 5, 2014 at the 14th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a...

2014-04-09 08:28:21

Newer treatment options are expanding the clinical focus of cosmetic surgeries from the face to other areas of the body LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aesthetic procedures, though cost-intensive, have experienced increased growth over the past decade. With patients gradually shifting from more complicated, time-consuming invasive procedures to minimally invasive and non-invasive ones, surgical lasers in particular have turned out to be the most preferred choice for aesthetic...

2014-04-02 23:22:46

The diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound segments consist of highly advanced technologies used for imaging and treating a variety of medical conditions. The ultrasound imaging modality is a harmless non-invasive technique; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ultrasound-market-467.html. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The “Medical Diagnostic & Therapeutic Ultrasound Devices Market (2012 - 2017) - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis” report, analyzes and studies the major...

2014-04-02 12:31:18

Strong demand for minimally invasive ablative therapies results in four HIFU device sales in first quarter of 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SonaCare Medical, LLC, a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, starts 2014 with strong first quarter device sales. SonaCare Medical sold two Sonablate® HIFU devices for the non-invasive treatment of prostate cancer in the international market and two Sonatherm® laparoscopic...

2014-02-23 23:02:43

The use of a new technology called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) waves to treat prostate cancer without surgery on an out-patient basis moves closer to U.S. approval thanks to Dr. Michael J. Lazar, Jr. and other urologists utilizing this next-generation technology with patients in other nations. SANTA ROSA, California (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 HIFU technology achieves pinpoint accuracy using an “acoustic scalpel” that destroys prostate cancer, while sparing healthy tissue...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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