Relatively new paradigm that's been around for ten years
1587_ 7/21/14 - Based in Westminster, Colo., Surefire Medical, Inc., was founded in 2009 to develop innovative infusion systems for the interventional radiology and interventional oncology markets. EY Entrepreneur Finalist, James Chomas, Founder and CEO, said, "We're developing infusion systems that can go into a patient, very locally, and deliver therapy directly to a tumor. What you think of chemotherapy today is the therapy goes throughout the whole body, the patient loses their hair, as well as other side effects - and sometimes the tumor doesn't even get really very much therapy!" Surefire’s infusion systems are designed to precisely deliver embolic agents through a unique micro catheter with an expandable tip that collapses in forward flow and dynamically expands to the vessel wall in reverse flow in order to increase targeted delivery, minimize reflux and reduce damage to healthy tissue. Surefire Medical’s vision is to improve patients’ lives by delivering a new standard of excellence for Interventional Radiology. The physicians that perform this are called 'Interventional Radiologists' but this is a new way of treating cancer, through a medical device technique, getting right into the disease...there's more...
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LISTEN TO: James Chomas, Founder/CEO, Surefire Medical, Inc.
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