Latest Endoscopic ultrasound Stories
A team of researchers from four Boston-area institutions led by Nicusor Iftimia from Physical Sciences, Inc. has demonstrated for the first time that optical coherence tomography (OCT), a high resolution optical imaging technique that works by bouncing near-infrared laser light off biological tissue, can reliably distinguish between pancreatic cysts that are low-risk and high-risk for becoming malignant.
Patients who underwent endoscopic testing prior to surgery for lung cancer had significantly better quality of life at the end of the staging process, with no significant difference in costs between the two strategies.
NATICK, Mass., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the U.S.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xlumena, Inc., a privately-held provider of innovative technology for the interventional endoscopist and endoscopic surgeon, announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for its revolutionary AXIOS(TM) Stent and Delivery System (AXIOS).
A new study has found that endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is associated with improved outcomes in patients with localized pancreatic cancer, possibly due to the detection of earlier cancers and improved stage-appropriate management, including more selective performance of curative intent surgery.
Just as cameras and televisions have been reinvented in the last decade with improved optics, sharpness and brightness, so have the tiny imaging scopes that physicians use to peer into the body's nooks and crannies -- its organs and digestive system.
NATICK, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that multiple clinical abstracts examining the diagnostic and therapeutic utility of its SpyGlass(Â®) Direct Visualization System, Radial Jaw(Â®) 4 Biopsy Forceps and WallFlex(Â®) Duodenal Stent will be presented at Digestive Disease Week(Â®) (DDW(Â®)), May 1 - 5 in New Orleans.
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