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2009-06-11 13:22:45

In teenagers, laparoscopic gastric banding surgery for treatment of extreme obesity can significantly improve and even reverse the metabolic syndrome, a new study found. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. An increasing number of obese adolescents have the metabolic syndrome, said a study co-author, Ilene Fennoy, MD, MPH, a pediatric endocrinologist at New York City's Columbia University Medical Center. The metabolic syndrome is...

2009-03-12 11:50:00

VANCOUVER, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that its proprietary CRH O'Regan Hemorrhoid Banding Technology will be featured on the nationally syndicated television program The Doctors. The episode is set to air on Tuesday March 17, local listings may be found at www.thedoctorstv.com. The Doctors, television's fastest growing talk show and the # 1 new syndicated series, will receive the Crystal Cross Humanitarian Award from the American Red...

2009-03-04 10:25:00

VANCOUVER, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that it has taken significant steps toward being cash flow positive in 2009. The steps include negotiating an adjustment to physician compensation. The compensation for the physicians in the Centers will be a variable cost to the company and will be more in line with the number of patients the doctor sees. This will allow the Company to limit its expenses and to operate its center model with...

2009-03-02 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced the acceptance for publication of a key peer-reviewed clinical study related to the use of its proprietary technology. The study, entitled "Hemorrhoid Treatment in the Outpatient Gastroenterologist Practice Using the CRH O'Regan Disposable Bander is Safe and Effective" will be presented at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago, Illinois. It is the first study to focus on the use of the CRH technology...

2009-02-24 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation announced today that through its Partnership Program, the CRH O'Regan Hemorrhoid banding technology has been adopted by more than 90% of the gastroenterologist practice groups trained by the Company since June 2008. The Company believes this provides clear evidence of not only a strong medical need, but also confirmation of the consistency of its training methodology. The sharing of knowledge and experience from our CRH...

2009-02-18 12:37:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical announced today that for the year ended December 31, 2008, it had 27,348 patient visits at its Centers for Colorectal Health compared to 13,461 for the same period in 2007. In addition, as a result of it's Partnership Program, the Company sold 6,840 units of its CRH O'Regan Hemorrhoid Banding Technology compared to 1,920 for the same period in 2007. The Company trained more than 100 physicians in its Partnership Program during the second...

2008-10-31 09:00:06

Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Unity Hospital will present a live weight loss surgery on http://www.or-live.com/unityhospital/2151 at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30. Jeffrey Baker, MD, will perform a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery, commonly known as Lap-Band(R) or Realize Band(TM) surgery, while Frederick Johnson, MD answers viewer questions, and talks about the benefits of adjustable banding procedures. "This is a great opportunity for individuals contemplating weight loss...

2008-10-28 09:00:07

Allina Hospitals & Clinics' Unity Hospital will present a live weight loss surgery on http://www.or-live.com/unityhospital/2151 at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30. Jeffrey Baker, MD, will perform a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery, commonly known as Lap-Band(R) or Realize Band(TM) surgery, while Frederick Johnson, MD answers viewer questions, and talks about the benefits of adjustable banding procedures. "This is a great opportunity for individuals contemplating weight loss...

2008-10-21 09:00:53

VANCOUVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that during the past few months it has trained over 100 Gastroenterologists as part of its strategic initiative to sell the Company's patented proprietary hemorrhoid banding technology directly to physicians. The Company believes this distribution approach complements its core strategy of operating Centers for Colorectal Health where the CRH technology is administered. The Company currently...

2008-09-22 21:00:30

U.S. parents are taking their children to Mexico for lower cost weight-loss surgery, a U.S. surgeon says. Gastric bypass and stomach banding typically cost half as much in Mexico as they do in the United States, but U.S. health officials are concerned about proper pre-screening and post-surgical care, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday. Medical complications can surface days after a patient returns home and patients lacking follow-up care can suffer malnutrition or regain the...


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