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2014-06-24 08:32:08

STOCKHOLM, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has selected Birst, the global leader in cloud-based business intelligence (BI), to help clinicians, researchers and business managers exploit the potential of big data in their decision making. Elekta's health care analytics will bring together clinical, financial, administrative and operational data from Elekta's and other systems across the cancer care continuum to drive personalized care. By delivering a comprehensive solution that...

2014-06-23 12:28:59

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, has reached an important milestone with the treatment of its 1,000(th) patient. This month marks four years of operation for Columbus CyberKnife, the area's only CyberKnife(®) treatment provider and one of only four in Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 "This is a testament to our team's specialized expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery and...

2014-06-17 08:29:01

Cancer center examines treatment for liver tumors that metastasize from colorectal cancer PARK RIDGE, Ill. ­­, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois CyberKnife, a department of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, is developing a new treatment protocol that offers hope for patients suffering from a form of cancer which until recently was regarded as incurable. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118632 The protocol, overseen by Illinois CyberKnife Medical Director Dr....

2014-06-13 08:24:08

Prime Healthcare acquires four TrueBeam(TM) systems as a step toward upgrading and standardizing cancer treatment services across its healthcare system PALO ALTO, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Prime Healthcare Services, one of the largest healthcare systems in the United States, to be Prime Healthcare's exclusive supplier of technology for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. The...

2014-06-11 08:29:46

Hologic's low-dose 3D mammography and 3D-guided breast biopsy are highlighted at annual recognition event BEDFORD, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) announced today that two products from its 3D mammography platform will be showcased at the Premier, Inc. 2014 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX. Hologic's C-View software option (low-dose 3D mammography) and Affirm 3D-guided breast biopsy are two of only 16 medical innovations...

2014-06-04 12:29:19

Skyline Radiation Oncology, first in state to use Clarity, now also offers precise stereotactic radiotherapy for prostate cancer due to increased disease targeting confidence TUSTIN, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Radiation Oncology's acquisition of Elekta's Clarity® soft tissue visualization system is enabling physicians to continuously track the motion of the prostate during the delivery of radiation therapy. With continuous intrafractional image guidance, Skyline is...

2014-06-04 08:31:55

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Chinese Market for Neurological Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/chinese_market_neurological_devices.html In 2012, the Chinese market for neurological devices was valued at over $528 million.The Chinese market for neurological devices includes fixed pressure CSF shunts, adjustable pressure CSF shunts, bare platinum detachable coils, coated detachable coils,...

2014-06-04 08:31:40

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Indian Neurological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/indian_neurological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Indian market for neurological devices was valued at $13.5 million.The Indian market for neurological devices includes detachable coils, liquid embolics, neurovascular stents, neurovascular catheters, neurovascular guidewires, neuromodulation...

2014-06-02 08:30:11

Newly installed technology enables clinicians to target lung and other tumors quickly and precisely using finely shaped radiation beams rather than surgery NORMAL, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a diagnostic chest X-ray revealed a nodule on his left lung, Paul Hoffman, 79, had a biopsy and soon got bad news: it was Stage 1 lung cancer. He was given two options. The first was surgery, which would have been risky because Hoffman has a heart condition and a pacemaker. The...

2014-05-22 23:07:02

Over 400 medical professionals from around the world attended the conference which featured over 100 presentations discussing the growing applications of SRS/SBRT in the treatment of tumors of the brain, spine, lung, breast, prostate, liver, pancreas and head and neck. Campbell, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Radiosurgery Society® (RSS), a non-profit organization of medical professionals dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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