Dilon Technologies’ CoPilot VL+ video laryngoscopy system provides an excellent tool for intubating patients, especially those with suspected Covid-19 Coronavirus.
As a global provider of breast cancer solutions, Dilon's Navigator® Gamma Probes are used for radio-guided lymphatic mapping and tumor localization world-wide
“I’ve only been utilizing MarginProbe for a few weeks, and it identified a positive margin that would have been missed, in my first surgery,” stated Dr. Naik. “This enabled me to shave some additional tissue right in the OR, preventing this patient from a second surgery and the anxiety that goes along with that. “It was an awesome feeling. You really cannot ask for more from the very first case.”
On May 2, 2019, new Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed dense breast legislation, appropriately named “Margie’s Law”, into law. The new legislation will require all mammogram reports in the state of Georgia to inform women that they have dense breast tissue and what the implications of this finding may mean for them.
2019 was our busiest Breast Cancer Awareness Month ever! We supported races, attended galas and many other events all over the country in support of better breast cancer care for women and will continue to do so every day of the year!
“I always knew I wanted to be a surgeon because of the satisfaction that comes with helping others, and the immediate gratification of seeing the problem go away,” Dr. Kerry-Ann McDonald explained. “I specifically chose breast cancer surgery because it’s a field where there’s strong continuity of care."
Dr. Elizabeth Revesz has a unique background as an artist and sculptor. She was able to translate her precision, and her ability to see things in three dimensions, into a highly successful career in medicine.
Dr. Rabia Z. Bhatti with the AMITA Resurrection Medical Center has always had a strong interest in the art of surgery. “I actually love the way that patients recover,” she explained. “There’s a gratification behind treating patients and watching them get better. And after practicing general surgery for 15 years, I realized I could provide even better care to my patients by focusing, and staying ahead, on one specialty. That’s when I made the switch to breast surgery.”
“From now on, I’m going to use MarginProbe on all of my lumpectomy cases,” the Coordinated Health surgeon shared. “Somehow we have been losing control of how to use new technology to better the lives of patients and their care. That has been our battle and I think it is becoming more pronounced."
With 30 years in practice, Dr. Daniel Howard, a General Surgeon at Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital, can still define exactly what attracted him to surgery. Dr. Howard’s practice at Mercy Health is the only facility in the state of Kentucky to take advantage of MarginProbe, and it’s leading the state, and the nation, in many other areas of breast cancer treatment.
Every breast cancer survivor has a unique story to tell, and Alexa G is no exception. Her experience highlights the importance of patients becoming their own strongest advocate.
The Johns Hopkins Breast Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the #3 hospital in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018–19 Best Hospitals list, announced that it will be adding MarginProbe® as a regular part of its program after its participation in Dilon’s MarginProbe® Post Approval Study (PAS).
Dilon Devices has reached another milestone in their MarginProbe® Post Approval Study (PAS) as Johns Hopkins Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center complete their patient enrollments for the trial.
As part of their whole-person care strategy, Dr. Wilson’s practice uses a new tool, known as MarginProbe, to ensure that a safe margin of tissue is removed around a cancerous tumor as that tumor is removed during surgery.
Lori Chmura and Tom Melba attended the 24th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease to exhibit MarginProbe, the only FDA approved intraoperative tool for margin assessment. Here are some of their favorite moments from the symposium.
Global breast surgeon thought leaders from the United States, Germany, Israel, the UK and Japan came together during an international investigator reception at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, hosted by Dilon.
With the year coming to an end we put together an overview of the many developments in breast cancer research and treatment from 2018.
At the HBA: Diary of a Leader event, Lori Chmura addressed bridging the gender gap in leadership at the executive level within the healthcare industry.
“I think for breast cancer, every few months there's something new and exciting,” the physician shared. “I think there's always some new technology, new drugs, or new study that comes out that changes our outlook."