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2014-10-20 08:32:07

LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norgine B.V. today announced that the Phase II study of its novel, low volume bowel preparation, NER1006, presented at the 79th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Philadelphia, PA, has met its primary efficacy end point of stool weight and co-primary endpoint of cleansing success. The study demonstrated high quality bowel cleansing efficacy with NER1006 vs. MOVIPREP(R) in screening colonoscopy...

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 Hill, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 David Dubin is a two-time colon cancer survivor who has dedicated his time, sweat, and soccer skills to advocate for colorectal cancer awareness through his foundation, AliveAndKickn. He knows that approximately 5% of Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime, and...

2014-10-16 12:29:38

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients Receiving Pain Medication and during Procedural Sedation TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct.16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients capnography during patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication...

2014-10-09 23:04:24

According to a new iData Research gastrointestinal endoscopic market report, the U.S. and European gastrointestinal endoscopic market, led by Olympus, Boston Scientific and Cook Medical, will be shaped by reimbursement changes, increased commoditization and technological innovation, reports. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. and European...

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. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colonoscopy is an important and widely used screening tool for colorectal cancer, but for many patients the bowel-preparation process is more uncomfortable than the procedure itself. To offer an alternative choice in bowel preparation, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. will introduce a new cranberry flavor option of PREPOPIK...

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. This study will evaluate the bowel cleansing efficacy of a two-day split-dosing regimen of NER1006, versus a split-dosing regimen of a trisulfate bowel cleansing solution (SUPREP(R)) in adult patients undergoing screening, surveillance or diagnostic colonoscopy. The NOCT study will also assess the...

2014-09-10 08:31:01

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ENDOCUFF(TM) Endoscopic Overtube now provided by MEDIVATORS, a leading medical device company with over thirty years of experience in endoscopy technology, substantially improves adenoma and polyp detection during colonoscopies according to two separate industry studies. The ENDOCUFF device is a small disposable plastic over-tube with soft flexible projections. Placed over the tip of the endoscope, the device helps increase control and...

2014-08-28 12:29:16

Fast Growing MedTech Company Recruits Experienced CFO ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(® )today announced David Gill has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. The company also announced it has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine. The continued rapid growth at EndoChoice has been fueled by the success of the company's wide range of products and services purposefully designed...

2014-08-22 12:25:46

At Weinberg Gastrointestinal, patients can now receive both American and Canadian screening colonoscopies in Gilbert, Arizona GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colon health is a big deal for patients in North America, which is why Dr. Andrew M Weinberg is now offering both Canadian and American screening colonoscopies to patients. The screening guidelines are slightly different in these countries.Gilbert, AZ gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew M Weinberg, DO is a...

2014-08-12 16:27:51

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health (HVCDH) is hosting an Open House in celebration of National ASC Day on August 14th, by raising awareness of the importance of colon cancer screening and about the high-quality, cost-efficient care ASCs provide to patients in the Cortlandt Manor community. Representatives from HVCDH will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, August 14(th) from 2pm-6pm at the center located on the grounds of...


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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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