Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients Treated First-line With SIR-Spheres® Y-90 Resin Microspheres More Likely to Become Candidates for Potentially Curative Liver Surgery, REsect Study Shows

NEWS PROVIDED BY Sirtex Medical Limited – 24 May, 2017, 03:09 ET MAINZ, Germany, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Surgeons’ blinded assessment of pre- and post-treatment CT scans of patients with previously unresectable colorectal cancer liver metastases treated in the SIRFLOX study presented at 12th Annual European-African HPB meeting Adding selective […]

C.R. Bard, Becton Dickinson Lead Australia Vascular Access Market due to New Technological Advancements

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new series of reports on the Australia vascular access device market by iData Research (, peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs) and dialysis catheters represent the fastest growing segments in the vascular access market in the region. The PIVC segment is growing […]

Cook Medical Launches Acrobat 2 Calibrated Tip Wire Guide

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cook Medical’s Endoscopy business unit redefines access with the introduction of their latest wire guide, the next generation Acrobat® 2 Calibrated Tip Wire Guide. The Acrobat 2 provides the tip flexibility needed for ductal navigation. “We’re very excited to launch the Acrobat 2 wire guide” “We’re very excited […]

SIRT is better tolerated than sorafenib, but doesn’t increase overall survival in HCC

PUBLIC RELEASE: 22-APR-2017 April 22, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Results of the SARAH trial presented today demonstrate that SIRT resulted in median overall survival (OS) of 8.0 months compared to 9.9 months with sorafenib (p=0.179), in patients with locally advanced and inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The trial, presented at The International […]

Medical Groups Unite in Support of Science

NEWS PROVIDED BY American Society of Hematology  17 Apr, 2017, 08:38 ET WASHINGTON, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As the world’s leading organizations representing clinicians, laboratory researchers, and physician-scientists committed to improving patient care, we support the March for Science and its nonpartisan call for the appreciation of scientific evidence, education, and investment. Science […]

Inari Medical Announces First Patient Treated with the ClotTriever™ Thrombectomy System

NEWS PROVIDED BY | Inari Medical Inc. | 10 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET IRVINE, Calif., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Inari Medical Inc., a venture capital backed medical device company focused on the interventional treatment of venous thrombus, announced the treatment of the first patient with its ClotTriever Thrombectomy System.  The ClotTriever Thrombectomy System received […]

Utah’s Merit Medical (MMSI) Prices $136.5 Million Offering

Merit Medical Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, March 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI) (“Merit”), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, today announced that […]

Surgery Without the Knife: Mirabilis Medical Announces European Approval for Non-Invasive Uterine Fibroid Treatment

BOTHELL, Wash., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mirabilis Medical, a Seattle-area developer of advanced medical technology for non-invasive surgery, announced today CE Mark authorization for marketing of the Mirabilis System for treatment of uterine fibroids throughout the European Union.  The company simultaneously announced that it had received approval from the US […]