Quantcast

Latest Capsule endoscopy Stories

2010-05-03 10:19:00

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. Average total examination time was only 27 minutes when performed...

2010-02-02 06:30:00

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. market for gastrointestinal endoscopic devices is estimated to grow at double-digit rates, reaching over $1.8 billion by 2016. Some of the fastest growing market segments include the anti-reflux market, which is expected to triple in...

2009-10-26 23:17:43

Capsule endoscopy risk appears minimal in largest study to date 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. Wireless electrical gadgets, such as cell phones, have been shown to interfere with implanted heart devices, including pacemakers and defibrillators. This risk has led medical experts to speculate that capsule endoscopy could similarly cause heart...

2009-10-26 23:05:13

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. Capsule endoscopy is a diagnostic study of the small intestine by a miniature wireless camera swallowed by the patient. As the capsule travels through the digestive tract, images are transmitted to a recorder...

2009-10-21 08:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many of the world's preeminent gastroenterologists will gather for the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 74th Annual Scientific Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center starting Monday, October 26, 2009, to review the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases and clinical practice management. Presentations at the meeting will focus on new technologies being developed to...

2009-09-24 10:00:00

CHONGQING, China, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Chongqing Jinshan Science & Technology Inc. (Jinshan), a leader in China's healthcare industry, is working with IBM (NYSE: IBM) as it transforms from a traditional medical device supplier to a provider of medical and health management services. Jinshan will use IBM's digital service capabilities and health technology solutions to move into medical and healthcare management services using Jinshan's capsule endoscope technology....

2009-09-08 10:31:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Devices http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131252/Gastrointestinal-Endoscopy-Devices.html This report analyzes the US market for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Devices in Millions of US$ analyzed by the following segments: GI Videoscopes (Video Colonoscopes, Video Gastroscopes, Video Duodenoscopes, Video Ultrasound Endoscopes, & Others...

2009-05-15 11:31:00

Company Signs Agreement with Given Imaging Ltd. to Offer Customers Integrated Testing Solution FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Biomed Corporation, a global leader in specialty diagnostic devices, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Given Imaging Ltd. to enhance its gastrodiagnostic testing capabilities. The company's GastroTrac(R) gastroenterology software suite will interface with Given Imaging's Bravo(R) pH Monitoring System to provide doctors with...

2008-10-20 03:00:18

Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced that interim results of a study presented at the 16th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) 2008 conference taking place in Vienna, Austria, from October 18 - 22, demonstrated substantial agreement with colonoscopy in the detection of active ulcerative colitis (UC). Active UC is associated with an increased risk of colorectal dysplasia and cancer, and regular surveillance is required(1). "Patients with ulcerative colitis may be more...

2008-10-07 09:00:56

Given Imaging, a developer and marketer of gastrointestinal diagnostic products, has launched Rapid 5 Access, a new software that reportedly facilitates physicians' reading PillCam videos anytime, anywhere with the most advanced software tools. According to the company, Rapid 5 Access brings many advantages to the capsule endoscopy program: it utilizes existing computers and network system to create, manage and store PillCam studies; imports patient demographic data for easy patient...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.