Latest Capsule endoscopy Stories
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital successfully test tiny precision-controlled device that patients swallow like a pill
Anti-reflux procedure growth, double-balloon endoscope sales to fuel market growth through 2018 according to a report by iData Research. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB)
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.
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.
At the American College of Gastroenterologyâ€™s (ACG) 75th Annual Scientific meeting in San Antonio, Texas, several studies of the effectiveness of nonâ€Xâ€ray techniques to evaluate Crohnâ€™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.
STOUGHTON, Mass., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirus Medical, Inc.
NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirus Medical, Inc., a leading developer of diagnostic and therapeutic advancement systems for gastroenterology, announced at Digestive Disease Week 2010 that results from the first-ever prospective study comparing enteroscopy technologies show spiral enteroscopy (SE) to be more than three times faster, on average, than double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) in examining the small intestine.
Anti-Reflux Device Market Grows over 300% in 2009 VANCOUVER, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new global report series by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S.
A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that video capsule endoscopy (CE), a procedure that uses wireless technology in diagnosing intestinal disease, is safe for patients with heart devices.
A study of patients with implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators or left ventricular assist devices found that performing capsule endoscopy in these patients is safe and that the devices in general do not interfere with images captured by the capsule.
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