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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
Camden Riversharks mascot helps raise awareness of colon cancer. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 As they kick-off the 2014 season with a home game at
The Colonoscopy Helper, the convenient smartphone app developed by L.A.Endoscopy Center to simplify the complex bowel preparation process for colonoscopy is now available for download at the Apple
Watch Our Digestive Health Educational Programming on PBS and Major Networks Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 GI for Life, an innovative
For most people surfing the Internet, information on colorectal cancer is too difficult to understand and doesn’t address the key risks of the disease and the biggest concerns that patients have, according to a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center gastroenterologists.
Watch our Colon Health Educational Programming on PBS and major networks. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 GI for Life, an innovative nutritional
Colorectal cancer develops in what is probably the most complex environment in the human body, a place where human cells cohabitate with a colony of approximately 10 trillion bacteria, most of which are unknown.
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...
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