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2013-05-08 08:30:10

Open Surgical Procedures Being Sustained Despite Growing Use of Laparoscopy, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the open surgery instrument market in the United States will be driven by the increasing adoption of direct energy devices in open surgical procedures and the shift toward premium-priced closure devices. (Logo:...

2013-05-03 20:22:29

- Reduces risks associated with oversedation, facilitates faster patient recovery and increases physician satisfaction - CINCINNATI, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (Ethicon), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the SEDASYS(®) System, the first computer-assisted personalized sedation (CAPS) system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130503/NY07585LOGO) The SEDASYS...

2013-05-03 08:25:15

Conference call to be conducted at 4:30 pm ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON), a surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that it will report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013 ended March 31, 2013 on...

2013-05-02 08:38:29

BF-190 bronchoscopes provide physicians and surgeons with unparalleled maneuverability and flexibility intended to expand reach within the endobronchial tree CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative Medical and Surgical solutions, among other core businesses, announced today the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared BF-190 bronchoscopes. (Photo:...

2013-04-30 23:38:36

A new study reports that flexible endoscopic treatment of Zenker's diverticulum by using a diverticuloscope offers a treatment modality with a very low complication rate. Zenker's diverticulum is an abnormal pouch in the upper part of the esophagus that causes difficulty swallowing and is most commonly found in older patients. Clinical remission was achieved over a single session of treatment in the majority of the cases. This study also demonstrated the long-term efficacy of the technique....

2013-04-29 23:04:10

Dr. Allen Kamrava, an associate at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates, has recently been awarded the “Top Doctor” Achievement from the website HealthTap.com. This award is the Top Colorectal Surgeon in the U.S. Award for Winter 2013. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Dr. Allen Kamrava, Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com) in Beverly Hills, has recently been awarded the “Top Doctor” Achievement from the website...

2013-04-29 12:28:48

1 control unit with 3 camera heads sets new standard of versatility and value VERNON HILLS, Ill., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Packing unprecedented versatility into a single endoscopic video system, Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp. introduces the Endocam Logic HD, equipped with three interchangeable, high-definition camera heads that plug in to a single control unit to perform a multitude of procedures. "It's the MVP of endoscopic video systems," said Monica Sanders,...

2013-04-24 16:26:10

Keyhole Cup is the first medical device specifically designed for laparoscopic surgery access NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Care Medical Devices Ltd (OTCBB: LCMD) today announced the issuance in August 2012 of CE mark for its Keyhole Cup Laparoscopic Access Device. Keyhole Cup addresses a critical need in the laparoscopic surgery market (one of the largest medical procedure markets) and was developed to advance the standard of care for laparoscopic access. The...

2013-04-24 08:26:06

Growing Preference for Endoscope Service from OEMs Fueling Revenue Expansion, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, revenues for endoscope service will grow moderately in the United States through 2021. Due to the capital budget constraints faced by many facilities and the fragile nature of advanced endoscopes, it is generally more...

2013-04-18 16:27:39

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Endoscopy, joined by six physicians of University Suburban Hospital Center (USHC) in Chagrin Falls, OH, are pleased to announce the commencement of operations at their new 2-room endoscopic ambulatory sur­gery center located in South Euclid, OH. University Suburban Endoscopy Center (USEC), the sec­ond facility owned by Drs. Robert "Bruce" Cameron, Mi­chael Koehler, Kevin Geraci, Raymond Rozman, Eric Sha­piro and...


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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