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Detailed, coded data will provide additional information to gastroenterologists on their colonoscopy results. IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Miraca
La Peer Health Systems’ gastroenterologist Mark Davidson, MD, explains why patients shouldn’t wait to get their first colonoscopy. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB)
ISFIYA, Israel, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new investigational imaging capsule has the potential to safely produce high-resolution images of the colon without requiring patients to go through
Fully Rotatable and Ultra-Slim Bronchoscopes Designed to Extend Reach Within Tracheobronchial Tree CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in
Camden Riversharks mascot helps raise awareness of colon cancer. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 As they kick-off the 2014 season with a home game at
ENDOCAPSULE 10 Delivers Outstanding Visualization, Improved Efficiency and Enhanced Features for Noninvasive Observation of the Small Intestine CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/
ISFIYA, Israel, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-Cap, Ltd., announced today that a study underscoring the safety and proof of concept of the Check-Cap high-resolution colon imaging system,
Conference call to be conducted same day at 4:30 pm ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc.
Ultrasound Imaging Platform Supports Better Detection and Characterization of Lesions in the Gastrointestinal Tract and Airways CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision
CLEVELAND, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Simbionix Ltd.
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...
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,...
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 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...
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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