Quantcast

Latest Uterine fibroids Stories

2010-01-14 03:01:00

TEL AVIV, January 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: EMITF) ("Elbit" "Company") that its subsidiary, InSightec Ltd., announced today that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the company's ExAblate(R) MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system for the treatment of women with uterine fibroids. ExAblate is currently the only noninvasive treatment for uterine fibroids approved for use in Japan. InSightec Ltd. estimates that...

2010-01-13 08:00:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, January 13 /PRNewswire/ -- - InSightec's ExAblate System Uses Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound to Perform Uterine Procedures Without Incisions InSightec Ltd. announced today that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved the company's ExAblate(R) MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system for the treatment of women with uterine fibroids. "We are very pleased that the Japanese Ministry of Health has approved the...

2010-01-05 09:18:00

Only Center in East Coast to Test Procedure Heralded as 'Hysterectomy Alternative' NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Montefiore Medical Center recently became the only hospital on the East Coast to conduct the Radio Frequency Ablation procedure to shrink uterine fibroids in women 30 years and older. This minimally invasive procedure, initially used to treat liver cancer, uses a tiny needle that is inserted into the fibroid, applying low energy radio frequency electrical current,...

2009-12-04 22:52:06

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers at the Slone Epidemiology Center found that black women with high intake of dairy products have a reduced incidence of uterine leiomyomata (fibroids). This report, based on the Black Women's Health Study, appears in the current issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus and are two to three times more common among black women than white women. They are the primary indication for...

2009-11-19 19:20:04

Obese patients are no more likely to have post-operative complications than those of average weight when undergoing robotic surgery to remove uterine fibroids, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital. Myomectomy is a procedure that removes uterine fibroids, leaving the uterus intact and preserving the ability for future pregnancies. "Performing laparoscopic myomectomy on an obese patient can present difficulties for the most experienced gynecologic surgeon," says David Eisenstein, M.D.,...

2009-11-17 04:55:00

ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division announced the launch of the TRUCLEAR(TM) System, an operative hysteroscopy device, which is now widely available in the United States. In conjunction with the announcement, Smith & Nephew will host a panel discussion today about hysteroscopy at this year's American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) annual meeting, which is being held in Orlando, Fla. The...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. today announced that three new papers published in the November issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology add to the growing body of data supporting the use of ExAblate(R) as a safe, effective and durable treatment for uterine fibroids. One study showed that non-invasive treatment with the ExAblate Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) system offers women a significantly less risky treatment for...

2009-10-13 13:06:00

NEWNAN, Ga., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- CeloNova BioSciences, Inc. has received approval from its European regulatory body, the British Standards Institution, to expand the list of medical indications for which Embozene(TM) Microspheres may be used and to add a tenth size of the product. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081001/CLW080LOGO-b ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/CLTU035-b ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090916/CL76973) In...

428061dbbbc725a16d29bcdf101c2ecc1
2009-08-13 13:00:00

New England Journal of Medicine highlights benefits of uterine fibroid embolization in clinical therapeutics article; UFE could decrease hysterectomy rate in United StatesUterine fibroid embolization"”a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment for women that cuts off blood flow to painful fibroids to kill the tumors"”is highlighted as an appropriate treatment for women in a Clinical Therapeutics article in the Aug. 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine."UFE...

2009-08-13 07:07:00

New England Journal of Medicine Highlights Benefits of Uterine Fibroid Embolization in Clinical Therapeutics Article; UFE Could Decrease Hysterectomy Rate in United States FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Uterine fibroid embolization--a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment for women that cuts off blood flow to painful fibroids to kill the tumors--is highlighted as an appropriate treatment for women in a Clinical Therapeutics article in the Aug. 13 issue of...


Word of the Day
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 'karpos', fruit.
Related