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2009-11-23 15:51:28

In the November issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a study out of Stanford University found that Barrett's esophagus was detected in six percent of asymptomatic women undergoing endoscopic screening.

2009-11-04 13:20:46

Recommendations made that will lead to even better patient care.

2009-10-26 23:21:06

Researchers from Taiwan report in a new study that unsedated colonoscopy for primary colorectal cancer screening is well accepted in a majority of patients.

2009-10-05 10:26:00

In partnership with the WGO, the program is designed to export basic and advanced GI endoscopic medical care and physician training expertise to countries in need OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct.

2009-09-24 08:20:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that Dr. Bergein F. "Gene" Overholt, one of North America's most distinguished gastroenterologists, has joined its Board of Directors. Dr.

2009-09-24 07:00:00

Physician experts will discuss successful programs addressing disparities in colorectal cancer screening among African-Americans at the Congressional Black Caucus 2009 Annual Legislative Conference OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept.

2009-09-16 14:36:10

A new study from researchers in Minnesota found that endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) performed in a community hospital setting results in complication rates that compare favorably with those of academic centers while achieving technical success at or above the performance levels recommended by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)/American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Task Force.

2009-08-18 10:48:28

A new study shows that elderly patients who underwent endoscopy within one day of presentation for peptic ulcer bleeding had a two-day shorter hospital stay and were less likely to require upper gastrointestinal surgery than patients who did not receive endoscopy within the first day of presentation.

2009-07-22 11:46:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SedationFacts.org, a web site for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurses and gastroenterology fellows, announces enhanced site content addressing policies and conditions related to Non-anesthesiologist Administered Propofol (NAAP).NAAP describes the administration of propofol by a registered nurse under the direction of a physician, or by a physician or nurse other than an anesthesia professional.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.