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Latest Capsule endoscopy Stories

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...

2010-10-15 13:46:00

STOUGHTON, Mass., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirus Medical, Inc. (www.spirusmed.com), a leading developer of diagnostic and therapeutic advancement systems for gastroenterology announces a series of pan-endoscopies in an average time of 60 minutes, using a flexible endoscope with an integral drive to power a single use spiral component. The initial clinical series, which was conducted outside the U.S., showed unparalleled ability to navigate the intestinal tract. In the clinical studies,...

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...


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