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2014-04-24 16:30:02

FRISCO, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The surgical team at Centennial Medical Center, Frisco, TX is proud to provide patients with some of the most minimally invasive surgical options, including the single-incision, robotic-assisted procedure using the da Vinci(®) Surgical System. During a da Vinci(®) Single-Site((TM)) surgery, one tiny incision is made in the belly button, approximately one inch long, resulting in a virtually scar-free procedure. The Food and Drug...

2014-04-24 08:35:11

Fastest, Most Compact System Frees Up Staff Time and Counter Space, and Can Prevent Human Error CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for Medical and Surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today the launch of the fastest, most compact Automated Endoscope Leak Tester on the market, ALT-Pro - a system that prevents human error while enhancing efficiency in...

2014-04-24 08:34:59

Organization sought out state-of-the-art technology MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Medical Inc. (OTCQB: SKLN) is installing three direct-to-drain STREAMWAY Fluid Waste Management Systems at Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services' facilities in Minnesota. The sales include two units installed recently at a new replacement facility in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, and one to be installed at the group's Morris outpatient center in May. "The philosophy with our new...

2014-04-24 08:34:26

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Radu Pescarus, M.D., Foregut Fellow in the Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division of Providence Portland Medical Center, presented a poster detailing the pre-clinical use of the MicroCutter(®) XCHANGE 30 surgical stapling device in cutting-edge gastrointestinal surgical procedures including endoscopic assisted trans-gastric and trans-anal full thickness...

2014-04-23 23:12:36

Demand for fluid management and visualization systems market has increased significantly owing to the rapid rise in the number of people prone to gastrointestinal, laparoscopic, orthopedic, neurological, and nephrological diseases. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fluid-management-visualization-systems-market-153551158.html (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The “Fluid Management & Visualization Systems Market by Product (Suction & Irrigation, Dialyzer, Fluid Warming &...

2014-04-17 23:03:19

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “North America Shoulder Replacement Procedures Outlook to 2020” & “North America Small Joints Procedures Outlook to 2020” reports to its research store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 "North America Shoulder Replacement Procedures Outlook to 2020" provides key procedures data on the North America Shoulder Replacement Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market segments - Primary Shoulder Replacement Market...

2014-04-16 16:27:08

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Laparoscopic Devices Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_laparoscopic_devices_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laparoscopic Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric...

2014-04-16 16:26:30

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market for Arthroscopic Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/u_s_market_arthroscopic_devices.htmlAbstract:The total arthroscopic device market in the U.S. exceeded $1 billion in 2013, as it benefited from moderate growth in arthroscopic procedure volume. The arthroscopic devices covered in this report include arthroscopes, disposable cannulas, hand...

2014-04-16 12:30:28

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE:CMN) announced today that its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Craig Sheldon, will retire after 20 years with the Company in January 2015. In order to ensure a smooth transition, a search process for a new Chief Financial Officer will commence immediately. Charles Diker, Cantel's Chairman of the Board stated, "Craig has been an integral part of the success of Cantel Medical for...

The Internet May Be The Worst Place For Info On Colon Cancer: Study
2014-04-15 07:06:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Dr. Deepak Agrawal, the lead author of the paper, and his colleague Dr. Chenlu Tian, reviewed dozens of popular...


Latest Endoscopy Reference Libraries

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...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Laparoscopy
2013-03-04 09:24:55

A laparoscopy is an invasive surgical procedure used in abdominal area but is much less invasive than the preceding methods. Small incisions are made in the abdomen or pelvic area in which the camera and tools are introduced to perform the surgery or inspect the area. The method before the laparoscopy involved cutting open the area completely with longer healing time and more complications. Although in the pediatric populations, abscesses have a tendency to form around the incision sites....

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

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