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Companies & Markets: China to be the Fastest Growing Endoscopy Devices Market Among Emerging Economies

October 25, 2011 11:02 am | News | Comments

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver. The endoscopy devices market in the emerging economies of China, India and Brazil grew at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4%, 3% and 3%.

Microline Surgical Announces Merger with Starion Instruments

October 25, 2011 10:59 am | News | Comments

BEVERLY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Microline Surgical, a leading manufacturer of reposable instruments for minimally invasive surgery, today announced that it has completed the merger of Starion Instrumentsâ„¢ Corp, a developer of surgical technology for sealing and dividing soft tissue.

'Extreme EVAR and TEVAR' a Hot Topic at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) 2012

October 25, 2011 7:27 am | News | Comments

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 -- Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) take center stage at the upcoming 24th Annual International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET), which brings together...

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Teleflex Introduces the ArrowADVANTAGE5 â„¢ Pressure-Injectable PICC

October 25, 2011 6:14 am | News | Comments

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) today announced the launch of the ArrowADVANTAGE5 pressure-injectable peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC). ArrowADVANTAGE5 provides features clinicians have come to expect in a PICC, plus five unique advantages.

Neurosurgical and Neurovascular Device Market to Grow at Six Percent Per Year

October 25, 2011 6:01 am | News | Comments

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the market for the specialized devices used for neurosurgical and neurovascular treatments will grow to $240 million by 2016...

Increased Durability, Safety and Effectiveness of Endovascular Prosthesis to Be Main Focus Adopted by Companies

October 24, 2011 11:29 am | by Prasanna Vadhana Kannan | Articles | Comments

Endovascular surgery, a form of minimally invasive surgery, is designed to access regions of the body through the major blood vessels. The basic technique involves the introduction of a catheter percutaneously (or through the skin) into a large blood vessel either through the femoral artery or vein found near the groin. The catheter is injected with a radio-opaque dye that can be seen on an X-ray or fluoroscopy imaging device. As the dye travels through the circulation, the real-time images seen by the radiologists assist in the diagnosis of diseases. Developments of intravascular balloons, stents and coils have allowed new therapies to evolve as alternatives to the traditional open surgeries.

Invuity Introduces Advanced Illuminated Surgical System for Breast Procedures

October 24, 2011 6:44 am | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Invuity, a leading developer of state-of-the-art illuminated surgical technology, today introduced its illuminated breast retractor system at the American College of Surgeons' 97th Annual Clinical Congress...

Common Genetic Variants Associated with Development of High-risk Neuroblastoma, Poorer Treatment Outcomes

September 20, 2011 9:41 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet •    African ancestry linked to increased rates of high-risk disease.•    Variants may be found in patients of any ethnic makeup. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Patients with a high degree of African ancestry had a greater incidence of high-risk...

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Misonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

September 20, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2011 /- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON ), a medical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery, and other surgical and...

AACR Awards 23 Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards

September 20, 2011 7:40 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Association for Cancer Research is awarding 23 Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Awards at the Fourth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, held Sept. 18-21, 2011, in Washington, D.C. The award, now in its 26th year, is...

FDA Approved, Non-Invasive Laser Is A Success in Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain Treatment

September 19, 2011 11:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept. 19, 2011 /- Laser Med Center , which specializes in treating Trigeminal Neuralgia, has received an FDA approval for its revolutionary laser device. This is a non-invasive alternative to surgery, which treats pain through nerve tissue regeneration. Trigeminal...

Hologic Launches Automated Cervical Cancer Screening Solutions at IPV Meeting in Berlin

September 16, 2011 2:40 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 16, 2011 /- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, will focus on two...

Trust Your Derm: The JUVA Skin & Laser Center Advises Patients To Seek Board Certified Dermatologists and AAAHC Accredited Facilities For Safe Cosmetic Procedures

September 16, 2011 2:40 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2011 /- Choosing the right doctor when opting for cosmetic procedures can be a confusing process.  Referrals from peers and subsequent costs often become determining factors rather than the physician's experience and results.  Patients need to be educated...

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Solos Endoscopy Reports 32% Increase in Breast Endoscopy Sales

September 15, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2011 /- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (OTCPK: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has shown a 32% increase in Breast Endoscopy sales for the period of June through August 2011 as compared to the prior year.  Management recently reported an increase in demand for...

Portrait Plasma Skin Regeneration Resurfaces at Prestigious Symposium

September 14, 2011 8:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NYACK, N.Y. and SWANSEA, Wales, Sept. 14, 2011 /- At the historic Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, Portrait Plasma Skin Regeneration returned as a technology discussed at the advanced symposium, Controversies & Conversations in Laser and Cosmetic Surgery, directed by Drs....

Thorne Research Launches Thorne Bariatric, an Innovative Nutritional Product Line for Bariatric Surgery Patients

September 14, 2011 8:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DOVER, Idaho, Sept. 14, 2011 /- Thorne Research, Inc., a leading dietary supplement manufacturer specializing in providing science-based, pure, hypoallergenic nutritional supplements, announced today that it is launching a novel line of dietary supplements – Thorne Bariatric –...

Depuy Spine Announces Global Launch of First Minimally Invasive System for 3D Spine Correction

September 14, 2011 8:39 am | News | Comments

Award-Winning VIPER 3D MIS Correction Set Designed to Treat Complex Pathologies

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

September 13, 2011 4:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 13, 2011 /-   Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX ), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that David Stack, president and chief executive officer of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Life...

Innocoll Announces Top-line Results from its Phase 2 Clinical Trial Investigating XaraColl® for the Management of Post-operative Pain and Receives "Notice of Allowability" fo...

September 13, 2011 4:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 13, 2011 /- Innocoll, Inc. announced top-line results from its phase 2 clinical trial investigating XaraColl for the management of post-operative pain and also announced it has received a "Notice of Allowability" for its XaraColl patent application in the United...

Tulumaris takes Biomedical Structures CEO post

September 12, 2011 11:40 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Biomedical Structures LLC of Warwick, R.I., has appointed a new president and CEO in Dean J. Tulumaris, a former executive in the medical device outsourcing and manufacturing field.

Core Essence Orthopaedics Unveiled New Flexor Tendon Repair System at ASSH 2011

September 11, 2011 11:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Sept. 10, 2011 /- Core Essence Orthopaedics, Inc., a medical device company focused on orthopaedic soft tissue and skeletal repair of the extremities, has introduced their novel, surgeon-designed PONTiS™ Knotless Endotendonous Repair System at the 66th Annual...

Smith & Nephew Showcases Strong Data at the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care Conference

September 9, 2011 8:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 9, 2011 /- The Advanced Wound Management division of Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN ) today announced results from 11 studies on a range of products and therapies from their ALLEVYN * , ACTICOAT * , IODOSORB * and RENASYS* wound care portfolio. The...

Cardica Signs Distribution Agreement for MicroCutter in Japan(2)

September 9, 2011 6:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 /- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Century Medical, the company's distribution partner for its PAS-Port® Proximal Anastomosis System in Japan, for Cardica's planned MicroCutter...

MedInformatix' Practice Management and Electronic Medical Records Simplifies Texas Dermatology Practice's Current and Future Operations

September 8, 2011 10:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, Sept. 8, 2011 /- There often comes a time when IT's forward march brings a medical practice to a crossroads, a fork in the road where both directions lead to the same destination though not equally efficiently or cost effectively. Such was the case for Flower Mound...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from Commercial Patient Chart Review in E-posters at ASSH Meeting

September 8, 2011 3:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 8, 2011 /- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL ), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that positive data from a retrospective commercial patient chart review of XIAFLEX ® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) used for the treatment...

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