Below you will find news and press releases from industry, government, and academia regarding product developments and medical/scientific research news.
Axonics Modulation Technologies won European regulatory approval for its Sacral Neuromodulation System (SNM), a product designed to treat overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence. The device is rechargeable, and so can be used for longer periods than similar devices that have to be replaced with new batteries periodically. Read more.
Source: Medgadget, June 7, 2016
Hironic, a leading innovator of medical aesthetic laser and energy devices, announced that the world’s first HIFU urinary incontinence treatment clinical study using Ultra Vera™ was presented at the 18th Japanese Society of Female Pelvic Floor Medicine (JFPFM) held in Kitakyushu from June 11th to 12th. Read more.
Source: PR Rocket, June 25, 2016
Prostate cancer patients have seen their tumours destroyed with a revolutionary new laser treatment which has no side effects. Doctors in the US hailed the development as “exciting” because it could offer hope to millions of men diagnosed with the disease . Currently, prostate cancer is normally treated with surgery or radiotherapy which can result in erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. Read more.
Source: Mirror Online, June 10, 2016