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2013-08-06 12:16:32

Patients with celiac disease who had persistent intestine damage (identified with repeat biopsy) had a higher risk of lymphoma than patients whose intestines healed, according to findings published in the August 6, 2013, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Celiac disease is a common autoimmune disease, affecting approximately one percent of individuals in Western nations. It is characterized by damage to the lining of the small intestine that over time reduces the body's ability to...

2013-07-31 23:03:50

Dr. Michelle O’Shea recently organized and sponsored a breast cancer survivor event, “Celebrate You,” on June 8th at Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton, NJ. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Vice-Chair of Surgery and Co-Chair of the Cancer Committee at Newtown Medical Center, Dr. Michelle O’Shea, recently organized and sponsored a breast cancer survivor event, “Celebrate You,” on June 8th at Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton, NJ. Sussex County breast cancer survivors were invited to a...

2013-07-30 13:07:02

Surgery is not always necessary for women with a type of breast tissue abnormality associated with a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers said that periodic imaging and clinical exam are effective in these patients when radiology and pathology findings are benign and concordant, or in agreement. Atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) are abnormal breast lesions that occasionally appear as...

2013-07-29 23:00:14

Surgery is not always necessary for women with a type of breast tissue abnormality associated with a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study published online, July 30, in the journal Radiology. Researchers said that periodic imaging and clinical exam are effective in these patients when radiology and pathology findings are benign and concordant, or in agreement. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Surgery is not always necessary for women with a type of breast tissue abnormality...

2013-06-30 23:03:16

Transparency Market Research published new “Biopsy Devices Market (Disposable & Reusable Needles, Hot & Cold Forceps, Needle-based Biopsy Guns, VAB, CNB, FNAB Devices, Guidance Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018” market research report in store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/biopsy-devices-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 According to a new market report published by...

2013-06-19 14:06:07

Among patients with suspected stage I/II pulmonary sarcoidosis who were undergoing confirmation of the condition via tissue sampling, the use of the procedure known as endosonographic nodal aspiration compared with bronchoscopic biopsy, the current diagnostic standard, resulted in greater diagnostic yield, according to a study in the June 19 issue of JAMA. Sarcoidosis, a disease that causes granulomas (usually small masses) due to chronic inflammation in body tissues, has an estimated...

2013-06-11 23:01:44

New CAP guidelines facilitate use for primary diagnosis after validation. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Dermatopathology Laboratory of Central States (DLCS), an anatomic pathology and molecular diagnostics laboratory, announced today that it offers whole slide images (WSI) to referring physicians at no additional cost. DLCS was an early adopter of digital imaging and purchased its first scanner in 2009. Thousands of DLCS cases have been scanned for educational and clinical use. The...


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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