Latest American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Stories

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.

2011-03-24 15:15:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment and Research® (NOSCAR®), a joint effort of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), is pleased to announce that institutions selected to participate in a multicenter human trial on transoral and transvaginal cholecystectomies (gallbladder removal) using Natural Orifice Translumenal...

2011-03-09 12:51:31

In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month during March, GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has put out a special issue for March on colonoscopy and colorectal cancer.

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