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Southwest Gastroenterology encourages patients to make time to visit their office for a colonoscopy. OAK LAWN, Ill., Aug.
A colonoscopy specialist from La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills responds to a new study linking carbohydrates to colon cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB)
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In honor of Men’s Health Awareness Month, the treatment center is educating their patients and the community on colon cancer. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June
Alaska, Berlin, New Orleans, Philippines Feature Highly in Record-Setting Announcement LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "World's Best" Crystal Cruises has unveiled its 2016 and early
Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) has released the seventh issue brief in a series that underscores the importance of increasing U.S. colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates.
Shahah Mehdizadeh, MD, a La Peer Health Systems Gastroenterologist discusses the sharp drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade that are likely due to the increase in colonoscopy procedures.
Detailed, coded data will provide additional information to gastroenterologists on their colonoscopy results. IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Miraca
La Peer Health Systems’ gastroenterologist Mark Davidson, MD, explains why patients shouldn’t wait to get their first colonoscopy. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB)
ISFIYA, Israel, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new investigational imaging capsule has the potential to safely produce high-resolution images of the colon without requiring patients to go through
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 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...