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2014-06-11 08:29:49

ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fuse(®) Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) System is one of 16 medical innovations that will be showcased in front of thousands of healthcare

2014-06-10 16:27:08

-- Disruptive Surgical Stapler Allows Surgeons to Reach the "Five-Millimeter Barrier" to Take Minimally-Invasive Surgery to the Next Level -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-06-09 12:29:50

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-06-05 23:13:28

Single-Port Laparascopic Supracervical Hysterectomy is the procedure of choice when women are faced with needing their uterus removed.

2014-06-05 16:27:18

World's Only Articulating HD 3D Videoscope Advances Laparoscopy With Improved Speed, Accuracy and Precision CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology

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.

2014-06-04 08:32:09

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-06-04 08:31:33

Acquisition of UK-based automated endoscope reprocessor manufacturer significantly expands Cantel Medical's international capabilities LITTLE FALLS, N.J., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-05-28 14:29:39

In certain patients with abdominal pain after gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy), undergoing an endoscopic procedure involving the bile and pancreatic ducts did not result in fewer days with disability due to pain, compared to a placebo treatment.

2014-05-28 12:30:37

New Scope Allows Hospitals to Realize Cost Savings and Efficiencies Through One-Scope Solution for Diagnosis and Therapy CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology


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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...

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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