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2013-09-17 23:32:11

Profound Medical is pleased to announce that the FDA has granted it IDE approval to conduct a clinical study of its device for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Profound Medical Inc. today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval to the company to conduct a clinical study of its device for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. The company is now...

2013-08-29 23:04:16

Led by WPI, a multi-institution team is developing a system that combines an MRI-guided robot with ablation by high-intensity ultrasound to accurately destroy tumors without damaging surrounding tissue. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 With a five-year, $3 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a team of researchers led by Gregory Fischer, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and robotics...

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,...


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