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2013-08-22 08:27:00

Third generation ExAblate system, using non-invasive MR guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) now available for Canadian patients TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd, the leader in MR guided Focused Ultrasound therapy, announced that its ExAblate system received approval of Health Canada for MRgFUS treatment of uterine fibroids and for pain palliation of bone metastases. ExAblate combines high intensity focused ultrasound waves and continuous...

2013-08-17 23:02:01

The global market is driven by increasing application areas in oncology, cardiology and emergency medicine. The diagnostic market accounts for a much larger share since the technology is more mature than newly developed technologies such as High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU). (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 The “Medical Diagnostic & Therapeutic Ultrasound Devices Market (2012 - 2017) - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis” report analyzes and studies the major market drivers,...

2013-08-09 08:24:33

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that it will present at the 33(rd) Annual Canaccord Growth Conference in Boston on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 1:30 pm ET. Mark Sieczkarek, Chairman, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Solta Medical, will review the Company's business strategy and recent corporate events. Solta will offer a live webcast of the...

2013-08-08 16:27:30

Former Head of International Sales Promoted to Lead Company's Global Sales HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that Mingo Ku has been named Vice President Global Sales. Mr. Ku was most recently Vice President International for Solta Medical, joining the Company in 2008 as Managing Director Asia. In his expanded role, Mr. Ku will have responsibility for the non-surgical...

2013-08-01 08:28:25

Demand is Also Rising for Discreet Devices, Particularly in the Urinary Incontinence Device Market, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, patient and hospital demand for minimally invasive and discreet devices is rising within European markets for urological devices, and products that meet these needs are poised to see strong adoption...

2013-07-29 04:21:12

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-invasive MR guided Focused Ultrasound treatment now available for millions of Chinese women suffering from uterine fibroids InSightec Ltd, the leader in MR guided Focused Ultrasound therapy, announced that its ExAblate system received approval of the Chinese Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) for non-invasive treatment of uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that...

2013-07-25 16:24:56

Results demonstrate that MRI-US registration and fusion software can inform the planning of new tissue preserving treatments for prostate cancer using the Sonablate® 500 system CHARLOTTE, N.C. and LONDON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Study results published in the current issue of British Journal of Urology International (10.1111/bju.12223) demonstrate that new software to register and fuse information from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound (US) images enables...

2013-07-24 23:17:01

Dr. Kevin Blumenthal Leads CMUA HIFU Program One of the Only Programs in the Mid-Atlantic Certified in Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Treatment Offering Disease Control with Fewer Side Effects COLUMBIA, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Dr. Kevin Blumenthal and Central Maryland Urology Associates’ High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Program was highlighted on the Discovery Channel’s Larry King Profile Series for performing a breakthrough minimally invasive treatment for localized...

2013-07-10 04:20:41

LONDON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade ago, there was little interest in interventional cancer therapies. Five years ago, newly diagnosed cases of different types of cancer stood at about 12.7 million with 7.6 million related deaths registered. According to the WHO GLOBOCAN database, the top three diagnosed cancer forms in 2008 included lung - 1.61 million, breast - 1.38 million, and colorectal - 1.23 million, while the most common types of cancer with leading death rate were...

2013-07-10 04:20:36

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical is very pleased to announce that the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) Panel has established a new CPT® code specifically for Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation of Uterine Fibroids. The new CPT code reads: 0336T Laparoscopy, surgical, ablation of uterine fibroid(s), including intraoperative ultrasound guidance...