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2013-05-17 23:15:50

Lafayette Regional Vein & Laser Center moves to a new location to better serve Lafayette, IN patients. Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 The Lafayette Regional Vein and Laser Center, a premier vein treatment center, moved to a new location in Lafayette, Indiana last week to better serve their growing number of patients. The move across town came after years of providing superior service at their previous location. Lafayette´s respected vein care and esthetics facility will...

2013-04-18 14:15:56

When standard treatment doesn't work or isn't possible A new minimally invasive tumor ablation technique is providing hope for liver cancer patients who can't undergo surgery or thermal ablation, a study shows. The study of 22 patients at the Universitatsklinikum Regensberg in Regensberg, Germany, found that irreversible electroporation (IRE) successfully destroyed tumor tissue in 70% of these patients. These patients were not responsive to conventional therapy or their tumor was in a...

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...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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