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2009-03-10 08:21:56

 A new study appearing in Pain Practice successfully established the reliability a newly developed device for assessing pain. This device is called the continuous pain score meter (CPSM). It enables continuous real time pain score measurement, which is used to obtain exact measurements of pain intensity in humans during the course of a procedure. The findings provide more detailed information on patients' pain perception and may lead to better pain management for certain clinical...

2009-01-06 05:15:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an acute care specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that enrollment has been completed in two pivotal Phase III SIMPLE trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a single intraoperative administration of EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) for prolonged postoperative analgesia. Results from the studies in hemorrhoidectomy and in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are expected to provide the primary clinical...

2008-12-06 05:00:00

New Sustained-Release Analgesic Significantly Reduces Postop Pain, Opioid Use, and Reduces Opioid Related Adverse Events Compared to Gold Standard Pain Medication PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Phase II dose escalation study of a single intraoperative administration of EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty, or TKA, showed that the novel, sustained-release analgesic effectively and safely controlled moderate-to-severe postoperative pain...

2008-11-14 15:00:24

Zynex, Inc. (OTCBB: ZYXI), a provider of pain management systems and electrotherapy products for medical patients with functional disability, announced today that it is extending the deadline for filing its Form 10-Q Report for the third quarter of 2008 until November 19, 2008. The primary reason is to determine the accounting treatment for, and effects of, an Anthem BlueCross BlueShield ("Anthem") claim and to reflect such accounting in Zynex's financial statements. Zynex believes that it is...

2008-11-06 09:00:45

SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bioheart, Inc. (Nasdaq:BHRT) announced today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for nine new patent claims covering the use of electrical stimulation to enhance stem cell regeneration of damaged heart muscle. The invention and its claims are deemed to be pioneering in that they harness the natural electro-chemical instructional program that teaches stem cells to become heart muscle and...

2008-10-30 12:00:21

Boston Scientific, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices, has announced that the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has recommended the use of spinal cord stimulation for patients with chronic neuropathic pain. In its final guidance, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has confirmed that spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is both safe and clinically effective in these patients. Importantly, NICE has also concluded that SCS...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Corporation has announced findings from an independent study which investigated effectiveness and patient satisfaction following viscosupplementation treatments with Synvisc and Hyalgan in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. This landmark study demonstrated that Synvisc provided longer knee pain relief and a higher rate of patient satisfaction. This study was led by orthopaedic surgeon Raghu Raman and a team of doctors from...

2008-10-07 15:00:41

CLEVELAND, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Medical Devices Inc. (CleveMed) announced it has been awarded $1.23 million in NIH SBIR FastTrack funding from the National Institute on Aging to develop ParkinTune(TM), a system to augment stimulator programming in deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures for Parkinson's disease (PD). CleveMed is collaborating with clinicians at the Center for Neurological Restoration of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, a world renowned, pioneering DBS surgery...

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...

2008-06-26 09:01:54

Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced that data from a multi-center, prospective, randomized, single-blinded, controlled investigational study using its neurostimulation system to stimulate the occipital nerves as a potential approach to treating medically refractory chronic migraines will be presented during a late-breaking session at the annual scientific meeting of the American Headache Society (AHS) tomorrow in Boston. This study, called Occipital Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment...


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2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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