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2012-12-13 12:25:17

ASGE's New Institute for Training and Technology Opens in August 2013 OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new year will see exciting changes and new course offerings from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Among the most anticipated changes coming in 2013 is the opening of ASGE's new $20 million, 42,000 square foot, state-of-the-art training center and world headquarters. The new ASGE Institute for Training and Technology...

2012-10-15 07:28:11

DALLAS, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Smart Pill Technology Market (2012-2017)", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), global Smart Pill Technology Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17% reaching $965 Million by the year 2017. The research report is an attempt to unveil the incredible breakthrough in medical electronic technologies using Bio-MEMS (Biological Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems)....

2012-10-11 07:27:35

Milestone Underscores Value of Clinical Benchmarking Tool for Gastroenterology Practices BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd. (GIQuIC), a joint initiative of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, announced today that more than 100,000 colonoscopy cases have been submitted to a national registry of endoscopic procedures. GIQuIC registry participants have...

2012-05-30 22:20:37

DALLAS, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds following new market research reports on Medical Device Coatings and Endoscopy Devices: A. Medical Device Coatings This study examines the medical device coating and surface modification treatment industry, a global enterprise that this report anticipates will reach nearly $8 billion by 2017. It looks at medical device coatings and surface treatments from the perspective of both the supply and demand...

2012-05-29 02:22:54

DALLAS, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Endoscopy Market by Product, Application & Technology (2011- 2016 [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/endoscopy-devices-market-689.html ])" analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in Americas, Europe, Asia, Japan and Rest of the World. Browse market data tables and in-depth TOC of "Global Endoscopy Market by Product, Application & Technology (2011- 2016)"....

Pill Lets Your Doctor See Inside Your Body
2012-01-11 04:26:53

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital successfully test tiny precision-controlled device that patients swallow like a pill Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have successfully tested a controllable endoscopic capsule, inspired by science fiction, that has the ability to "swim" through the body and could provide clinicians with unprecedented control when photographing the inside of the human body. The capsule is designed to be swallowed like a pill and can be...

2012-01-10 12:45:00

Anti-reflux procedure growth, double-balloon endoscope sales to fuel market growth through 2018 according to a report by iData Research. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 10, 2012 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S.. gastrointestinal endoscopic device market was valued at almost $1.9 billion in 2011. Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is one of the most widely performed medical...

2011-12-15 16:44:18

TAU researcher develops capsule endoscope controlled by MRI to investigate digestive system Endoscopes – small cameras or optic fibers that are usually attached to flexible tubing designed to investigate the interior of the body – can be dangerously invasive. Procedures often require sedative medications and some recovery time. Now a researcher at Tel Aviv University is developing a "capsule endoscope" that can move through the digestive tract to detect problems independent of...

2011-01-18 19:10:38

Feasibility study shows that a magnetic maneuverable capsule is safe and well-tolerated in the stomach of healthy volunteers A study from researchers in Germany showed that magnetic maneuvering of a modified capsule endoscope in the stomach of healthy volunteers under clinical conditions is safe, well-tolerated, and technically feasible. Maneuverability of the capsule within the stomach was excellent and visualization of the gastric mucosa, the inner lining of the stomach, was satisfactory in...

2010-10-18 16:37:04

At the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 75th Annual Scientific meeting in San Antonio, Texas, several studies of the effectiveness of non"X"ray techniques to evaluate Crohn's disease revealed that diagnostic strategies such as capsule endoscopy (CE) and magnetic resonance enteroscopy (MRE) are useful in managing patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and avoiding ionizing radiation. IBD Patients Exposed to Significant Ionizing Radiation...