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2014-09-10 08:31:01

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ENDOCUFF(TM) Endoscopic Overtube now provided by MEDIVATORS, a leading medical device company with over thirty years of experience in endoscopy technology, substantially improves adenoma and polyp detection during colonoscopies according to two separate industry studies. The ENDOCUFF device is a small disposable plastic over-tube with soft flexible projections. Placed over the tip of the endoscope, the device helps increase control and...

2014-05-08 23:11:31

Detailed, coded data will provide additional information to gastroenterologists on their colonoscopy results. IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, has enhanced the pathologic summary reports it provides to gastroenterologists, which can be used in the calculation of their adenoma detection rate (ADR). The more detailed and coded data MLS now provides will help these physicians to assess the quality of...

2014-04-03 11:51:14

A study of over 224,000 patients and more than 314,000 colonoscopies found that adenoma detection rates closely tracked the future risk of colorectal cancer. The study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Colonoscopies screen for colorectal cancer by detecting early, curable cancers. Precancerous adenomas — a type of colon polyp — can also be detected and removed, thereby preventing cancers from developing. "We found that higher levels of detection were associated...

2014-04-02 16:31:57

OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study of over 224,000 patients and more than 314,000 colonoscopies found that adenoma detection rates closely tracked the future risk of colorectal cancer. The study was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colonoscopies screen for colorectal cancer by detecting early, curable cancers. Precancerous adenomas -- a type of colon polyp -- can also be detected and...

2014-03-26 23:26:39

Dr. Babak Larian, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, discusses parathyroid functionality and its role in calcium regulation. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Calcium levels are critical for good health, so today expert parathyroid surgeon, Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills, commented on the connection between parathyroid hormone levels and calcium levels in the body. The parathyroid glands are...

2014-03-19 08:25:09

- Fuse(TM) Colonoscopy Dramatically Outperforms Standard Forward-Viewing Colonoscopes - ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice® today announced that positive results of a pivotal comparison study of standard forward-viewing colonoscopy (SFV) and EndoChoice's Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) System (Fuse(TM)) were published in the March issue of The Lancet Oncology. To view the multimedia version of this release, please follow this link:...

2013-10-30 10:58:53

Men who spend the most time engaged in sedentary behaviors are at greatest risk for recurrence of colorectal adenomas, benign tumors that are known precursors of colorectal cancers, according to results presented here at the 12th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Oct. 27-30. The majority of colorectal cancers arise from precursors called colorectal adenomatous polyps, or colorectal adenomas, which can be removed during a colonoscopy....

2013-10-09 12:56:04

More evidence needed to ensure risks of removing low-risk lesions do not outweigh benefits of screening We cannot allow a collective fear of missing bowel cancer to risk unnecessary and harmful treatment of patients with non-cancerous lesions, argue experts on bmj.com today. Professor Geir Hoff and colleagues in Norway, argue that we need more evidence about the malignant potential of benign lesions to be sure that the risks of removing them do not outweigh the benefits of screening....


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.