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2014-07-21 12:25:06

With just under 60% of the amount spent in the U.S., European health authorities bought close to 500,000 more biopsy needles for breast cancer treatment and prevention. VANCOUVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to breast cancer biopsy market data released by iData Research (www.idataresearch.com), the European health authorities brought almost 500,000 more biopsy needles in 2013. Notably, the U.S. market focuses more on expensive minimally invasive technologies. European...

2014-07-11 08:24:47

New Hybrid Lung Cancer Diagnostic Procedure Shows Significant Cost Savings. ST. LOUIS, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies, a U.S. based medical device company, announced today the positive, cost-effective final results for the initial study of its innovative SPiNPerc(TM) procedure. The SPiNPerc endobronchial percutaneous biopsy study results support the use of a percutaneous approach to biopsy when a traditional bronchoscopic method is not possible. Hospitals,...

2014-07-09 16:26:00

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Biopsy Devices : Technology and Global Markets https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2212013/Biopsy-Devices--Technology-and-Global-Markets.html This report provides an in-depth study of the global biopsy devices methods by device, therapautic segments and geographic markets from 2012 through 2018, with five-year CAGR projections from 2013 through 2018. It focuses on vital display technologies...

2014-07-08 23:04:36

Fostering a true team approach with discussions between pathologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons taking place in live, real-time to collaborate on diagnoses. Melville, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Remote Medical Technologies, LLC. (RMT) has advanced the iMedHD2™ Telepathology and Ultrasound Systems for use with fine needle aspirations (FNA) and transbronchial needle aspirations (TBNA). The stages in which biopsies are being performed are now changing due to the use of this...

2014-06-26 23:01:59

Researchers at UC Davis have determined that surgical biopsies can be safely performed on select patients with late-stage non-small cell lung cancer, which should enhance their access to drugs that target specific genetic mutations such as epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Researchers at UC Davis have determined that surgical biopsies can be safely performed on select patients with late-stage non-small cell lung cancer, which should enhance...

2014-06-25 08:31:35

Oral Cancer Detection Test For Primary Care Physicians GARDEN CITY, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (MHCC) through its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics to distribute its OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test dysplasia (the small white and red tissue spots commonly found in the mouth) to rule out precancerous change. The test has previously been...

2014-06-10 23:11:18

Market Size - $1,510.9 million in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.4%, Market Trends–Increase in demand for less invasive biopsy procedures, new report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/biopsy-devices-industry. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The global market for biopsy devices is expected to reach USD 2,335.1 million by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 6.4%, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing global...

2014-06-10 13:39:38

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center MD Anderson study also highlights surgeon’s influence on patient care, decision-making Needle biopsy, the standard of care radiological procedure for diagnosing breast cancer, is underused with too many patients undergoing the more invasive, excisional biopsy to detect their disease, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, also finds...

2014-06-09 12:29:50

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Gastrointestinal Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/japanese_gastrointestinal_devices_market.html In 2011, the Japanese market for gastrointestinal endoscopic devices was valued at over $801 million. The Japanese gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic device market includes GI endoscopes, capsule endoscopes, stenting devices, dilation devices,...

2014-06-03 12:21:47

University of Colorado Denver ASCO education session focuses on oncologist-pathologist communication As targeted therapies become more available, increasing opportunity exists to match treatments to the genetics of a specific cancer. But in order to make this match, oncologists have to know these genetics. This requires molecular testing of patient samples. An education session presented today at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 details the...


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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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