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Specialized Ultrasound Detects Presence Of Cancer
2012-07-10 14:12:22

From the air, the twists and turns of rivers can easily be seen. In the body, however, tracing the twists and turns of blood vessels is difficult, but important. Vessel "bendiness" can indicate the presence and progression of cancer. This principle led UNC scientists to a new method of using a high-resolution ultrasound to identify early tumors in preclinical studies. The method, based on vessel bendiness or "tortuosity," potentially offers an inexpensive, non-invasive and fast method to...

2012-07-10 02:28:33

CHONGQING, China, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Zhang Dejiang, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Chinese vice premier and the secretary of the CPC Chongqing Municipal Committee visited Chongqing HIFU Technology Co., Ltd in Chongqing Liangjiang New Area on July 6. In the area, Zhang Dejiang visited BAIC Motor's Chongqing Changke Rail Vehicle Co., Ltd., Hehejiayuan Residential Community, the Airport Functional Area of Lianglu Cuntan Bonded Port, Chongqing...

2012-07-06 02:22:41

HAYWARD, Calif., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that it will present at the JMP Securities Healthcare Conference at the Peninsula Hotel in New York City, on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 9:30 am Eastern Time. Stephen J. Fanning, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will review the company's business strategy and recent corporate events. Solta will offer a live audio webcast of the event...

2012-07-03 06:22:58

DALLAS, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Medical Diagnostic & Therapeutic Ultrasound Devices Market (2012 - 2017) - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis" report, published by MarketsandMarkets ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, APAC, and Rest of the World. Browse more than 145 market data tables pread through 292 pages and in-depth TOC of "Medical Diagnostic...

Seeing Inside Tissue May Be Possible
2012-06-26 13:14:25

Caltech researchers develop technique to focus light inside biological tissue Imagine if doctors could perform surgery without ever having to cut through your skin. Or if they could diagnose cancer by seeing tumors inside the body with a procedure that is as simple as an ultrasound. Thanks to a technique developed by engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), all of that may be possible in the not-so-distant future. The new method enables researchers to focus light...

2012-06-26 02:27:39

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bert Vorstman, a Florida urologist with nearly 30 years expertise in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, today has launched a series of exclusive medical reports detailing the truths, myths and marketing manipulations behind prostate cancer screening and treatment options. The reports, which are written by Dr. Vorstman as an advocacy and educational resource tool for men diagnosed with prostate cancer, can be found at...

2012-06-14 06:23:53

SARASOTA, Fla., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PanAm HIFU, a world leader in prostate cancer treatment using HIFU technology, announces the opening of their new prostate cancer treatment center in Cancun, Mexico at the Amerimed Hospital. PanAm HIFU has partnered with EDAP TMS to offer patients minimally invasive focal therapy using the robotic Ablatherm®-HIFU system. HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) is in late stage clinical trials in the U.S. Dr. Ronald E. Wheeler, medical...

2012-05-30 10:25:23

CORALVILLE, Iowa, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Infinity Skin Care & Spa, the cosmetic dermatology practice of Kimberly K. Schulz, M.D., is proud to be the first location in the state of Iowa to offer Liposonix, the latest in non-invasive fat reduction technology. Liposonix uses high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) energy to permanently destroy targeted fat cells without surgery. The practice is currently seeing patients in the Cedar Rapids, IA/Iowa City corridor and welcomes...

2012-05-30 02:25:21

CLEVELAND, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, has received U.S. FDA 510(k) premarket notification clearance for its MRI-guided radiation therapy system. The ViewRay system features a unique combination of radiotherapy delivery and simultaneous magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the treatment of cancer. ViewRay's treatment planning and delivery software received 510(k) premarket notification clearance in 2011. "FDA clearance of...

2012-05-17 02:25:56

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The performance of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) and focal therapy to deliver minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer is the focus of multiple research papers accepted for presentation at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA), in Atlanta May 19-23, 2012. According to USHIFU, LLC (US HIFU), a world leader in minimally invasive HIFU technologies, the studies bolster a growing interest in the...