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2014-07-30 08:33:30

Key addition to board to strengthen invendo's U.S. footprint NEW YORK and KISSING, Germany, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- invendo medical GmbH, manufacturer and distributor of a single use and computer-assisted ("robotic") colonoscopy system, today announced the appointment of Nachum (Homi) Shamir, a worldwide recognized medical device executive, as a new member of its supervisory board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130956 Mr. Shamir is a highly respected global visionary in...

2014-07-04 23:02:55

MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Factors Driving the Global Endoscopy Market 2014" to its large collection of research report. (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The global endoscopy market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-endoscopy-market-report-2014-edition has grown over the years due to the increasing demand for minimally invasive surgeries. Endoscopic procedures are also affordable when it comes to pre-operation cost or post-operation cost. They...

2014-06-27 23:02:20

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 27, 2014 June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and the Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio is ready to help patients and the community become more aware of the third most common cancer in America: colon cancer. Colon cancer affects both men and women equally. It begins with a small growth called a polyp. Colon cancer...

2014-06-23 16:25:08

MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medivators Inc., a Cantel Medical company and a leading medical device manufacturer with over thirty years in endoscopy technology, announces the debut of the JET PREP(TM) Endoscopic Flushing Device, a novel irrigation and suction device that clears and removes debris and obstructions from the colon during a colonoscopy, resulting in improved visualization of the gastrointestinal tract and increased polyp detection. Colonoscopy is an...

2014-06-16 16:25:34

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An intensive outreach program targeting vulnerable patients dramatically improved screening rates for colorectal cancer, according to a new study supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The study indicates that comprehensive outreach programs run through community health centers hold great promise in reducing preventable deaths due to colorectal cancer. The study is published in the June 16 issue of...

2014-06-09 16:25:12

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymedco Cancer Diagnostic Products, LLC ("Polymedco CDP") is pleased to announce a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening initiative supporting screening for CRC in the underserved, underinsured and newly insured persons in the US. Polymedco CDP fecal immunochemical test (FIT) product line has been successfully utilized in multiple programs to screen for CRC, and now it is being subsidized by Polymedco CDP to establish organized...

2014-06-04 23:12:46

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. Issue Brief #7, Take Advantage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Preventive Care Clause, Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer via Colonoscopy, highlights the obstacles and opportunities that influence efforts to achieve this goal. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC)...

2014-05-19 08:28:58

Fuse® Enables Doctors to See Significantly More Pre-Cancerous Polyps ATLANTA, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(®) today announced Carnegie Hill Endoscopy of New York City has become the first center in the world to receive 'Center of Excellence' designation for the revolutionary Fuse(® )Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) system. Endoscopes are thin flexible tubes with imaging capabilities that doctors use to view the upper and lower GI tracts of their patients. The Fuse system...

2014-05-13 23:08:53

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. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 According to a new report written by the American Cancer Society, those over the age of 50 have experienced a 30% drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade. This drastic shift, explains Shaha Mehdizadeh, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at...

2014-05-13 23:07:07

The European Gastrointestinal Endoscope market growth is driven by the continued increase in public awareness about the risks of colorectal cancer, iData Research Reports Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the European Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscope Devices Market will grow to over $600 million by 2020. This growth will be fueled by an increase in...


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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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