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2014-12-03 08:31:40

Aer-O-Scope(TM) is the only single use, self-propelled colonoscope with a 360° omni-directional view of the colon RAMAT GAN, Israel, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-10-20 08:32:07

LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norgine B.V.

2014-10-19 04:20:53

Financing to support clinical studies & development of Check-Cap colon imaging system ISFIYA, Israel, Oct.

2014-10-17 23:07:56

GI Supply was proud to support AliveAndKickn’s 3rd Annual AliveAndKickathon event that attracted 300 participants to raise money for colon cancer awareness. Camp

2014-10-07 12:31:27

PREPOPIK a prescription bowel prep for colonoscopy offers the lowest volume of active prep solution -- only 10 ounces PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct.

2014-10-03 04:21:39

LONDON, October 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norgine today announced the enrolment of the first patient into the US Phase III study, NOCT, for its investigational product NER1006.

2014-08-28 12:29:16

Fast Growing MedTech Company Recruits Experienced CFO ATLANTA, Aug.

2014-08-05 17:22:52

The use of medical consultations for surgical patients varied widely across hospitals, especially among patients without complications, in a study of Medicare beneficiaries undergoing colectomy (to remove all or part of their colon) or total hip replacement (THR).

2014-08-05 16:27:07

Southwest Gastroenterology encourages patients to make time to visit their office for a colonoscopy. OAK LAWN, Ill., Aug.


Latest Colon Reference Libraries

Large Intestine
2013-04-30 14:11:04

The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...

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...

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