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2009-08-14 13:30:49

The social networking site Twitter is to keep parties updated as surgeons in Baltimore perform a gastrectomy on a morbidly obese man, doctors said. The 40-year-old man weighs 362 pounds. His ideal weight would be 159 pounds, said Dr.

2009-06-29 11:23:00

VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile Alabama has completed a training program involving its Teaching Faculty and Gastroenterology Fellows on the non surgical removal of hemorrhoids using the CRH O'Regan Banding Technology.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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