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FEATURE ARTICLE
Endomag's Magnetic Technology Transforms the Way Breast Surgery is Performed in Operating
Rooms Around the World
A revolution is taking place in operating rooms around the world
as a growing number of surgeons use a unique magnetic system
to aid the precision of breast surgeries and improve outcomes
for the women being treated. Tens of thousands of patients have
been treated with it already at more than 500 hospitals around
the globe. The numbers are trending significantly upward as government
clearances, clinical studies and positive experiences by
physicians and patients, mount.
The system is from Endomag, a medical device company based
in Cambridge, UK that was founded on a singular idea -- use magnetics
to remove the need for radioactivity when staging breast
cancer, the steps of preparing patients and medical staff for the
surgery. The company was founded as Endomagnetics in 2007
out of research conducted at the University College London and
the University of Houston. The idea was to locate lesions and perform
biopsy in one platform without radiation.
Now, Endomag offers three innovative products
used in breast cancer surgeries. Each product
has magnetic aspects that complement the
others and which, together, enable the system.
Eric Mayes, CEO, provided this overview and
details for Magnetics Magazine:
Eric Mayes, CEO
of Endomag
14 Magnetics Business & Technology * September/October 2021
" The Magtrace
lymphatic tracer
is a suspension
of
superparamagnetic
iron
oxide nanoparticles
coated in
carboxydextran
(sugar) molecules,
used to
perform sentinel
lymph node
biopsies. Iron
oxide exhibits
superparamagnetism
at the nanoscale,
and the
coated particles
are sized to be filtered by the lymph nodes first to drain from a tumour.
The particles are also well tolerated in vivo, " notes Mayes.
Magtrace lymphatic tracer
" The Magseed marker is a tiny metal seed designed to accurately
mark tumours and guide their removal with a minimal margin of
healthy tissue. It is made of ferrimagnetic surgical grade stainless
steel and is smaller than a grain of rice - approximately 5mm x
1mm. "
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Editor’s Choice/ Features
Reduced-Helium Magnets from Philips a Game-Changer in MRI Scanners
Driven by Global Pandemic, Magnetic Diagnostics Tools from Luminex Take Part in 98% Jump in Business
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Research & Development
Product News
Industry News
Events Calendar/ Advertising Index
Magnetic Levitation Studied at JPL for Moving Payloads Around the Moon
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Magnetics Business & Technology - September/October 2021 - Reduced-Helium Magnets from Philips a Game-Changer in MRI Scanners
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Magnetics Business & Technology - September/October 2021 - Driven by Global Pandemic, Magnetic Diagnostics Tools from Luminex Take Part in 98% Jump in Business
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