HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Image-guided Therapies

What: IMAGE-GUIDED THERAPIES
A Radiological Society of North America Media Briefing.

When: Thursday, June 19, 2003, 9 a.m. 2 p.m.

Where: Westin New York at Times Square, 270 W. 43rd St., New York City

Contact: Maureen Morley at 630/590-7754 or Doug Dusik at 630/571-7845

Press Releases available online at 7 a.m. (ET) June 19 at www.rsna.org/media/briefings/2003

PROGRAM

WOMEN'S HEALTH
"Less Invasive Procedure Replaces Fibroid Surgery"

  • Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a safe, effective, minimally invasive alternative to hysterectomy, and recent studies have found that it may allow previously infertile (due to fibroids) women to give birth.

    "Minimally Invasive Procedure Successfully Treats Painful Varicose Veins in the Pelvic Region"

  • Chronic pelvic pain affects up to 15 percent of women, most between ages 20 and 50. An often overlooked cause of this pain is ovarian vein reflux (pelvic congestion syndrome). While this condition is treatable, many tests don't detect it, and women are left to believe "it's all in their head."

    VASCULAR DISEASE
    "Brain Aneurysms Successfully Treated Without Open Surgery"

  • Brain aneurysms affect 2 5 percent of the U.S. population. Half of ruptured aneurysms result in death, and a quarter more result in stroke or neurological deficit. Radiologists are now using a nonsurgical procedure called detachable coil embolization to isolate and fill weakened cerebral blood vessels that are in danger of rupturing.

    "Endografts Help Prevent Deaths from Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms"

  • Every year, roughly 3 9 percent of Americans between the ages of 60 and 70 suffer an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Large aneurysms are prone to rupture. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms are the 13th leading cause of death in the U
    '"/>


  • Contact: Maureen Morley
    mmorley@rsna.org
    630-590-7754
    Radiological Society of North America
    11-Jun-2003


    Page: 1 2 3

    Related biology news :

    1. New Anti-HIV Therapies Needed To Eradicate HIV
    2. UCSF Team Identifies Two Key Molecules In Asthma; Important Finding For New Therapies That Treat Disease At Cell Level
    3. Genetically Engineered Mice Show Characteristic Signs Of Alzheimers, Could Be Ideal Tool For Testing New Therapies
    4. Penn Researchers Prove "Short-Cut" Function Of Myelin Sheath Channel: BetterUnderstanding Of Myelin Should Lead To Therapies For Neuropathies
    5. New Insights On Sequence of Cell Death After Brain Injury: Understanding Cellular Events After Brain Trauma Could Lead To Better Therapies
    6. Harvard Medical School Researchers Identify Four Human Genes Essential To Cell Division; Discovery Yields New Target For Cancer Therapies
    7. Novel AIDS-Directed Technology: Approach Permits Optimization Of Existing Drug Therapies And Targeted, Patient-Specific Treatment
    8. Plant-Based Therapies Examined For Colon Cancer Prevention
    9. Discovery Could Help Understand Breast-Cancer Therapies

    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:


    (Date:6/11/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... June 08, 2020 , ... ... for masks and other protective measures to protect workers in the medical field. ... their dedicated staffs who valiantly risk their lives every day to provide healthcare ...
    (Date:6/5/2020)... HOUSTON (PRWEB) , ... June 04, 2020 , ... Greffex, ... Bush to its Board of Directors. , “Neil understands the need for a global ... also President and CEO of Greffex. Mr. Bush will serve as an independent, director ...
    (Date:5/28/2020)... ... May 27, 2020 , ... Today bioinformatics leader ... that uniquely combines lab testing insights and hc1’s exclusive Local Risk Index in ... and safety of employees returning to the workplace. , “Some of the best ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
    (Date:7/22/2020)... ... ... Join experts from Reed Tech , Gary Saner, Sr. Manager, Information Solutions ... live webinar on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11am EDT (4pm BST/UK). , ... for medical devices, the NMPA has departments dealing with medical device registration (pre-market approvals) ...
    (Date:7/18/2020)... ... July 16, 2020 , ... ... aid in the early detection and prevention of high-burden diseases, and Centric Consulting, ... hospitals and healthcare organizations to utilize existing data in order to identify and ...
    (Date:7/10/2020)... BALTIMORE (PRWEB) , ... July ... ... Baltimore biotechnology company, announced today that Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has ... This broader license allows PathSensors to move into the point-of-care diagnostic market, ...
    (Date:7/7/2020)... ... July 06, 2020 , ... R3 International is now offering ... to 200 million stem cells. Depending on the patient's condition, treatment may be offered ... will die having some form of Alzheimers dementia, and the incidence continues to increase ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:
    Cached News: