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New device permits painless anesthesia delivery prior to vascular treatment

A new ultrasonic skin permeation device helps topical anaesthesia to become effective very quickly and can be used in noninvasive vascular surgery involving radiofrequency energy. This is an alternative treatment to surgical vein stripping. Normally, anesthesia is injected via needle but the new device is effective without having the patient suffer the pain of a needle.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by PR News Wire - Sontra Medical Corporation

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About: New device permits painless anesthesia delivery prior to vascular treatment

Date: December 2004

Source: PR News Wire - Sontra Medical Corporation

URL: http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/12-03-2004/0002563903&EDATE=

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