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2010-06-01 13:38:29

Gel developed from same compound found in spray tanning lotion A compound found in sunless tanning spray may help to heal wounds following surgery, according to new results published by plastic surgeons from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City and biomedical engineers at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where the novel compound was developed. Results published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences show that a sticky gel...

2009-12-16 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical Inc. today announced the treatment of the first patient in a study of its lead surgical adhesive product, TissuGlu®. Initiation of the study marks a major milestone in the company's progression of the lead product toward clinical practice. The clinical investigation is a prospective, open-label, randomized study to investigate the safety of TissuGlu and its effect on wound drainage and associated complications in...

2008-09-22 09:00:58

A study co-authored by Arizona Oncology Services (AOS) reports "outstanding" early experiences with the SAVI(TM) applicator -- particularly for minimal side effects and the device's potential to increase the number of women eligible for shorter breast cancer radiation treatment. The retrospective study evaluated the first 102 patients to undergo therapy with the SAVI device, making it the largest clinical evaluation of the SAVI applicator to date. Researchers examined several parameters...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.