Latest American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Stories

2011-11-18 02:38:00

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) have issued a new white paper on the potential role of endoscopic bariatric therapies (EBTs) in treating obesity and obesity-related diseases like Type 2 diabetes.

2011-09-27 11:40:07

A large-scale data review by researchers in China of double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) over the last decade showed the endoscopic procedure to be safe and effective for detection of diseases of the small intestine.

2011-08-18 11:16:00

Olympus' donation is the largest commitment to date for the new state-of-the-art GI Training Center Oak Brook, Ill., Aug.

2011-08-04 13:57:30

A new study from researchers in Indiana reports that use of a retroflexion technique in the right side of the colon during colonoscopy is safe and results in the detection of additional adenomatous (precancerous) polyps in approximately four percent of patients.

2011-06-24 08:30:00

Oak Brook, Ill., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Foundation has received a pledge of $1 million from Boston Scientific to ASGE's IT & T Capital Campaign, a fundraising project to construct a new facility that will provide cutting-edge technology and training capabilities to significantly optimize current educational opportunities.

2011-06-03 08:30:00

Oak Brook, Ill., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the most important steps in colonoscopy is patient bowel preparation to ensure that the colon is thoroughly cleaned before the exam so that the doctor can clearly see the entire colon to look for abnormalities. This week, Dr.

2011-04-25 16:02:11

A new study reports that multipolar electrocoagulation in combination with acid suppression is a safe and effective method to ablate nondysplastic Barrett's esophagus over the long term.

2011-03-30 09:00:00

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Oak Brook, Ill., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Capitol Hill today, colorectal cancer experts and advocates will gather to promote the establishment of a national colorectal cancer screening program in an effort to save lives.

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