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2010-03-02 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that at the February 23-27, 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU), in St. Petersburg, FL, nine presentations were made on Uroplasty's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System and...

2010-03-01 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today highlighted results of the SUmiT Trial of its Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System that will be published in the April 2010 print edition of THE JOURNAL OF UROLOGY® and is now available on line. The Urgent PC system is a proprietary, minimally...

2009-12-10 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today highlighted the 12-month results of the OrBIT Trial of its Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System that will be published in the January 2010 print edition of THE JOURNAL OF UROLOGY®. The Urgent PC System is a proprietary, minimally invasive,...

2009-11-17 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (AMEX: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that nine abstracts outlining study results submitted by various researchers have been accepted for presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU), February 23-27, 2010 in St. Petersburg, FL. Presentations...

2009-09-03 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Amex: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today highlighted results published in the September, 2009 edition of THE JOURNAL OF UROLOGY(R) from the OrBIT trial of its Urgent PC System. The Urgent PC System is a proprietary, minimally invasive percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) device designed for office-based treatment of...

2009-01-26 05:30:00

Study to support Urgent(R) PC clinical success and expanded reimbursement coverage MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Amex: UPI) announced today the completion of patient enrollment in the randomized, controlled multicenter clinical study of its Urgent PC neuromodulation system for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms of urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency of urinary voids. A total of 214 patients have enrolled two months ahead of...

2008-10-03 12:00:27

Uroplasty, a medical device company, has announced the enrollment of the first patients in a new randomized, controlled multicenter clinical study of its FDA cleared Urgent PC neuromodulation system for the treatment of overactive bladder. The study is designed to directly compare the effectiveness of Urgent PC treatment to non-active treatment. Uroplasty is undertaking this study primarily to support third-party reimbursement coverage. The study will evaluate reductions in urinary urgency,...

2008-09-03 18:00:00

By DR. MARA HOLTON After toilet training, individuals hold urine and empty their bladders at will. However, many adults experience incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine. Symptoms vary from minimal leakage requiring almost no behavior modification to continuous and significant leakage that can be physically and socially crippling. Some patients experience incontinence with sudden "urges" for the need to void; some with abdominal strain. In other people, this leakage occurs...

2008-07-23 03:00:22

By Spilde, Nancy L Overactive bladder is a problem that many women experience and suffer with in silence for years. This is a case study about one such woman. Anna had problems with incontinence for more than five years when she sought treatment. This article presents the story of her journey and perseverance to achieve control of her bladder. Key Words: Overactive bladder syndrome, stress incontinence, urge incontinence, nocturia, urinary frequency, bladder diary. Urinary incontinence...

2008-06-26 12:02:20

By Christopher Snowbeck, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 26--An experimental device for stimulating nerves made by Fridley-based Medtronic could provide relief for patients who suffer from chronic migraine headaches and aren't helped by existing treatments, a new study suggests. The Medtronic therapy tries to interrupt pain signals by sending electrical impulses to the central nervous system through an electrode placed under the skin on the back of the neck. That electrode is...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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