BSD Medical announced today that the company has signed an exclusive, long-term, multi-million dollar distribution agreement with Terumo Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, for the MicroThermX Microwave Ablation System.
Nordion a leading provider of products and services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, will host an educational session called “TheraSphere test flight interactive: How to treat or should I treat?” at the Society for Interventional Radiology’s (SIR) Annual Scientific Meeting (13–18 April, New Orleans, USA).
Portable Medical, according to the company website, has received the CE mark for its oncology decision-making smartphone app—ONCOassist. The app was developed in conjunction with doctors and is classed as a medical device in accordance with EU regulations.
Prostate patients, according to data announced by the Diagnostic Center for Disease, Florida, USA, said that there could be a 95% cure rate when biopsy is used in conjunction with 3 telsa magnetic resonance imaging spectroscopy.
According to Surefire Medical and a study published in CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, the Surefire infusion system can prevent embolics, such as those used for treating liver cancer, entering distal non-target vessels.
According to results of a study published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, a transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) procedure using an emulsion of lipidol, an anthracycline agent and gelatin sponge particles, in Asia, was favourable for patient outcomes compared with Western TACE.
In a study published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Siddharth A Padia and colleagues compared 100–300µm and 300–500µm drug-eluting beads for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma patients.
A study, jointly led by Robert L Zondervan and Susanna Lee, has said that young adults who undergo computed tomography (CT) are more at risk from underlying medical conditions rather than radiation-induced cancer from CT.
In a presentation at ISET, data from a study using Y-90 radioactive beads for the treatment of liver-dominant metastases from colorectal cancer showed that patients may live longer than with chemotherapy alone.
Accuray Incorporated has announced that Medanta – The Medicity Cancer Institute, and the Roentgen-BLK Super Speciality Hospital both recently acquired and started treating patients with the CyberKnife VSI System, marking it the first-in-country CyberKnife VSI System in India.
Two-year data from a prospective, multicentre study suggest that endovascular therapy with stenting may be considered the preferred first-line treatment option for aortoiliac lesions, irrespectively ...