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2014-04-24 08:34:26

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc.

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,

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.

2014-04-16 16:27:08

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-16 16:26:30

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

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,

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

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.

2014-04-14 23:12:28

An MOU is intended to provide the best training and certification in minimal access surgery. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ayushman Institute

2014-04-04 23:38:06

While most people think they don’t need colonoscopy screenings, Western Washington Medical Group explains dangers of underestimating susceptibility to colorectal cancer. Seattle,

2014-04-03 16:24:24

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If a screening test could not only catch cancer early but also help to prevent it, could you


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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