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2014-09-17 12:28:04

The Crusade for Greater Prostate Imaging Awareness in Men with Prostate Cancer MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists announces the launch of the Prostate Vanguard, an awareness campaign to educate men about new imaging technology destined to replace multiple rectal needle biopsies of the prostate. Annually, a million men undergo random needle biopsy of the prostate gland through the rectum. Multi-parametric MRI (MP-MRI) of the prostate...

2014-09-11 16:27:38

DALLAS, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketOptimizer.org adds United States General Surgery Outlook to 2020 and United States Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 research reports published in July 2014, to its store. The general surgery market in U.S. report provides procedure volumes within market segments - Airway Stenting Procedures, Bariatric Surgery Procedures, Biopsy Procedures, Capsule Endoscopy Procedures, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...

2014-09-10 12:29:15

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recognized six CAP junior members for their outstanding scientific posters and original research at a special ceremony at the College's annual meeting, CAP'14--THE Pathologists' Meeting(TM), taking place today through Sept. 10. The winning abstracts are available on the Web site of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (www.archivesofpathology.org), the CAP's...

2014-09-09 23:04:32

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Australia Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 “Australia Biopsy Devices Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the Australia Biopsy Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments...

2014-09-09 12:29:46

Argon Medical Expands its Comprehensive Biopsy Portfolio with the Addition of the TLAB® Transjugular Liver Biopsy Instrument PLANO, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Promex Technologies, LLC (d/b/a US Biopsy), a manufacturer of soft-tissue biopsy products including the TLAB® Transjugular Liver Biopsy Instrument ("TLAB"). The acquisition establishes Argon Medical as one of two companies competing in the...

2014-08-13 23:05:15

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Biopsy Devices: Technology and Global Markets, the global market for biopsy devices is expected to grow to $1.9 billion by 2018, registering a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3%. Asia-Pacific holds the highest opportunities leading with a CAGR of 11%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, BIOPSY DEVICES: TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBAL...

2014-08-06 23:07:01

UK researchers say it may be time to “re-evaluate” the reliance on CT scans to determine which suspected pleural cancer patients should get biopsies. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Scientists at two tertiary referral centers are suggesting that CT scans may not be accurate enough as a means of deciding whether to perform a surgical biopsy in patients with a suspected pleural cancer like mesothelioma. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s newly-posted article on the study....

2014-08-06 20:23:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapath LLC (www.Therapath.com),a leader in neuropathology laboratory services, has established normative values for two upper limb body sites that can now be used to evaluate 3mm punch skin biopsy specimens for Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density (ENFD) and Sweat Gland Nerve Fiber Density (SGNFD). The additional body sites were determined in an IRB approved clinical study of normal adult subjects. The new biopsy sites are defined as the Proximal...

2014-08-05 12:31:41

Active Surveillance Provides Low-Risk Patients Less Harmful Treatment Option NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. Active surveillance offers low-risk prostate cancer patients a means to avoid the potentially harmful side effects from treatment. Pathologists help determine patient eligibility for active surveillance and today a multi-specialty team published their recommendations for...

3D visualization of intact kidney tissue
2014-08-04 05:31:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In a discovery that could improve our general knowledge of biology, lead to more accurate clinical diagnoses and disease monitoring, and serve as a catalyst for new therapies for a variety of conditions, researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have discovered a way to see through tissues and organs. The study, which appears in the July 31 edition of the journal Cell, details simple methods that can make...


Latest Biopsy Reference Libraries

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

Medical Inspection
2012-11-19 10:14:39

Medical inspection is a head to toe exam completed by a physician. This inspection can either be for a well-check or for diagnosis. During this exam several techniques, tools and outside resources may be utilized in order to complete. A systematic approach will give the physician more uniform results that will be more useful for diagnosis and monitoring patient health. Common practice of this inspection will also build a better patient knowledge and relationship. Technique Providers have...

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