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Latest American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Stories

2010-11-11 22:29:00

A new study from researchers in Colorado shows that women offered a female endoscopist were not more likely to undergo a screening colonoscopy than those who were not offered this choice.

2010-09-30 15:02:13

The October issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), features the results of two randomized controlled trials of unsedated colonoscopy comparing water infusion versus air insufflation to distend the colon.

2010-09-22 08:00:00

Organizations call upon health plans and insurers to support all eligible people having the option of colorectal cancer screening without cost Oak Brook, Ill., Sept.

2010-08-06 17:31:51

A new study from researchers in Italy has found that a split-dosage schedule of bowel (colon) preparation is the most effective method for bowel cleansing before colonoscopy.

2010-07-08 14:26:09

A new study has found that endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is associated with improved outcomes in patients with localized pancreatic cancer, possibly due to the detection of earlier cancers and improved stage-appropriate management, including more selective performance of curative intent surgery.

2010-07-07 17:18:05

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), announces the completion of the first transoral and transvaginal cholecystectomies (gallbladder removal) using Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery® (NOTES®) in a multicenter human trial in the United States.

2010-07-07 12:12:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 7 /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), announces the completion of the first transoral and transvaginal cholecystectomies (gallbladder removal) using Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery® (NOTES®) in a multicenter human trial in...

2010-06-11 01:52:13

First study to demonstrate a link between smoking and flat adenomas; may explain the earlier onset of colorectal cancer in smokers.

2010-06-04 13:07:44

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has issued guidelines addressing ethnicity, gastrointestinal diseases and endoscopic procedures.

2010-04-26 10:42:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.


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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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