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2013-09-18 12:31:39

Conference call to be conducted at 4:30 pm ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year...

2013-09-18 12:31:22

OligoMedic, Inc. is proud to announce the European Launch of its flagship cartilage repair product, JointRep(TM): MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OligoMedic, Inc., a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of osteoarthritis products announces today the launch of its CE mark injectable implant JointRep(TM) for Treatment of Cartilage Articular Joint Defect(s). CE mark designation will allow JointRep(TM) to be sold in European Union and other countries that...

2013-09-12 16:27:53

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that it supported this year's Uganda Spine Surgery Mission organized by leading spine surgeon Dr. Isador Lieberman, from the...

2013-09-12 16:27:13

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) has selected the Insuflow(®) Synergy(®), a Minimally Invasive Surgical Port technology developed by LEXION Medical, an international medical device company, as 2013 Innovation of the Year. The honor was presented to Douglas Ott, MD, LEXION's Chief Medical Officer during the SLS Minimally Invasive Surgery Week Annual Meeting on August 28 in Reston, VA. Insuflow(®) Synergy(®), a...

2013-09-11 04:20:41

New team will accelerate invendo's commercialization of novel single-use, computer-assisted colonoscopy system GARDEN CITY, N.Y. and KISSING, Germany, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- invendo medical GmbH, manufacturer and marketer of a novel single-use, computer-assisted colonoscopy system, announced that it has appointed Markus Fieber as Chief Operating Officer and Martin Giersiepen as Chief Technology Officer. Both bring substantial relevant expertise to strengthen invendo's...

2013-09-03 23:19:21

The global market for endoscopy reached $26.3 billion in 2012 and is projected to reach $27.7 billion for 2013. BCC Research expects the market to reach $37.3 billion by 2018, and register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.2%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, ENDOSCOPY DEVICES: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS (Report code: HLC093B) from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for endoscopy reached...

2013-08-28 23:18:46

Minimally invasive surgeries, such as laparoscopic hernia, endoscopy or knee repair, have grown in popularity due to their ability to limit patient trauma and hospital stay time, according to the latest report by Kalorama Information. The medical market research publisher said this has boosted the worldwide market for devices used in these procedures, valued at $27.0 billion in 2012. This is an increase of 5.4% over $24.2 billion estimated for 2010. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2013...

2013-08-16 08:23:53

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that it filed regulatory documents with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing clearance of the MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30, a cutting and stapling device designed to be used in multiple open and minimally invasive surgical procedures. The XCHANGE 30 has a cross-sectional area six times smaller than conventional surgical staplers and articulates up to 80 degrees in each...

2013-08-14 08:29:10

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Encision Inc. (ECIA:PK). According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS"), hospitals must now focus on reducing laparoscopic surgical complications, including lacerations and accidental punctures, or face penalties. Half of all unintended punctures and lacerations during laparoscopic monopolar surgery are caused by stray electrosurgical energy and half are caused by mechanical perforation. Stray energy burns alone have...

2013-08-12 08:29:02

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and TOKYO, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) and Century Medical, Inc. today announced that Century Medical filed for regulatory approval of Cardica's MicroCutter XCHANGE(TM) 30 cutting and stapling cartridge in Japan. The submission to the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) includes design, validation and verification data for the MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 cartridges. The XCHANGE 30 cartridges are used together with the...


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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