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2012-06-05 23:01:08

According to court documents, on May 14th 2012, a Texarkana woman, Peggy Greene, filed a lawsuit in Texas Eastern District Court (case no. 5:2012cv00045) alleging she suffered several complications from her transvaginal mesh implantation. Transvaginal surgical mesh is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). Plaintiff is suing Boston Scientific Corporation (d/b/a Mansfield Scientific, Inc. & Microvasive, Inc.), the medical device manufacturer. On...

2012-01-18 20:02:50

Abnormal bleeding can be an early warning sign of cervical cancer and should not be ignored, said a gynecologic oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine. "January marks National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and is a great time for women of all ages to be aware of common symptoms and early warning signs of the disease," said Dr. M. Yvette Williams-Brown, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at BCM. "All women should know what constitutes abnormal bleeding." When caught...

2011-09-30 16:45:00

Oryzon announced today the positive outcome of its multicentric clinical trial for its new diagnostic test for the early detection of endometrial cancer. GynEC®-DX uses a gene-expression fingerprint to diagnose this cancer on uterine aspirates. The product has been developed in collaboration with Reig-Jofré Laboratories. The clinical trial has been performed in 16 Spanish hospitals and shows a reliability of 97%. The company will launch a second product in Spain and Portugal for...

2011-05-19 14:22:28

Published in the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) in women of reproductive age may be due to a wide range of disorders or pathologies. Until now, there has been no universally accepted method for classifying such patients, which has impeded basic science and clinical investigation, as well as the practical, rational, and consistent application of medical and surgical therapy. As the result of a stringent 5-year review process, a...

2011-05-02 05:45:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today announced the U.S. commercial launch of Generess(TM) Fe (norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol chewable tablets and ferrous fumarate chewable tablets) 0.8 mg/25 mcg, a new low-dose oral contraceptive option that's highly effective at preventing pregnancy and proven to provide users with short, lighter, predictable periods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100121/LA41294LOGO) Generess Fe...

2011-04-14 17:37:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Theramed Corporation ("Theramed") announces that it has obtained the exclusive distribution rights in Canada for the EBB® Complete Tamponade System and the JETTY® Vaginal Repair Balloon, two newly developed medical devices used to advance the practice of obstetrics, from Glenveigh International, LLC ("Glenveigh"). [Both] medical device products have been approved for sale by Health Canada, and Theramed...

2011-04-06 06:35:00

ANDOVER, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced that its TRUCLEAR(TM) System, an operative hysteroscopy device for the removal of intrauterine polyps and fibroids, has surpassed the 30,000 procedure milestone. The TRUCLEAR System is a first-of-its kind device that pairs the visualization capabilities of a hysteroscope with minimally invasive tissue removal capabilities, allowing a fast and thorough capture and...

2011-01-07 06:00:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, announced today it has acquired Interlace Medical, Inc. (Interlace), the developer and manufacturer of the MyoSure hysteroscopic tissue removal system (MyoSure). Interlace's operations will be integrated within Hologic's GYN...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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