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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...

2013-06-03 23:14:58

Scion Medical announces the introduction of Cassi Beacon, a breast biopsy tissue marker which provides excellent and permanent visualization ultrasound and other major imaging modalities. Newton, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Scion Medical Technologies, LLC announces the introduction of the Cassi Beacon tissue marker, the company´s newest addition to the Cassi breast biopsy product portfolio. The Cassi Beacon tissue marker is a single use marker which is placed into soft tissue during...

2013-05-03 23:01:00

Outside the National Cancer Institute, LIJ is one of only two US medical centers to offer new prostate fusion biopsy technology. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Since the 1980s, men have undergone prostate biopsies in the same way with no reliable imaging tools to help diagnose prostate cancer — until now. North Shore-LIJ´s prostate cancer team is the first site to use the commercial version of a new prostate fusion biopsy technology, which combines magnetic resonance...

2013-04-29 20:50:00

Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis, says a TAU researcher A debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia can be difficult to diagnose. Because physiological evidence confirming the disease can only be gathered from the brain during an autopsy, mental health professionals have had to rely on a battery of psychological evaluations to diagnose their patients. Now, Dr. Noam Shomron and Prof. Ruth Navon of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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