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2013-04-15 23:02:00

Salem Skin and Vein Specialists vein surgeon from Winston-Salem, NC learns about latest vein disease treatments (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 For Phillip Moore, MD, lifelong learning is an integral part of his dedication to providing superior patient care. A vascular surgeon at Salem Skin and Vein Specialists, a leading vein treatment center in Winston-Salem, NC, Dr. Moore recently attended the 25th anniversary meeting of the American Venous Forum, and learned some of the latest advancements in...

2013-04-15 16:03:43

New minimally invasive therapy safely treats complex cancers, leaves healthy tissues intact A new, minimally invasive treatment that tears microscopic holes in tumors without harming healthy tissue is a promising treatment for challenging cancers, suggests a preliminary study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. "Irreversible electroporation (or IRE) is a new way to attack cancer, using microsecond electrical pulses...

2013-04-15 16:02:25

Cryoablation: Interventional radiologists present results of research on a new minimally invasive treatment option for advanced cancers that have spread to lung tissue Frozen balls of ice can safely kill cancerous tumors that have spread to the lungs, according to the first prospective multicenter trial of cryoablation. The results are being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. "Cryoablation has potential as a treatment...

2013-04-15 14:19:21

Minimally invasive cryoneurolysis alleviates chronic pain Using a tiny ball of ice, a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment called cryoneurolysis safely short circuits chronic pain caused by nerve damage, according to data being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. "Cryoneurolysis could have big implications for the millions of people who suffer from neuralgia, which can be unbearable and is very difficult...

2013-04-12 12:38:57

First-of-its-kind research presented today showed microwave ablation (MWA) therapy cut pain in half for patients with painful bone and soft-tissue tumors and took less time to complete than radiofrequency ablation. Pain relief lasted over 4 months on average and up to 15 months in some patients, according to results reported at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Approximately 10,600 new cases of soft-tissue sarcoma and 2,570 new cases of bone sarcoma were...

2013-04-01 23:02:09

Lafayette Regional Vein & Laser Center vein specialist improves access to vein disease care in Honduras Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Dr. Marlin Schul and a team from the Lafayette Regional Vein and Laser Center in Lafayette, IN joined a group of vein specialists for an annual pilgrimage to Honduras to help thousands of patients suffering from vein disease. The mission was part of the Hackett-Hemwall Foundation´s efforts. Established in the 1960´s, the foundation is...


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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