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2013-04-16 12:28:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Encision Inc. ("Encision") (ECIA: PK) is pleased to announce an agreement with Virtual Ports Ltd. ("Virtual Ports") for exclusive distribution rights to the Virtual Ports' laparoscopic organ retraction products in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Encision will market and sell Virtual Ports' organ retraction products. Encision and Virtual Ports are both innovative companies that develop, manufacture and market medical devices...

2013-04-15 10:55:00

Additional fluoroscopic and CT views can substantially reduce complications that occur during percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy, a procedure used for patients who require a gastric tube for nutritional support. "In a study of 146 patients, we saw a major complications rate of 5.9%," said Dr. Erich Lang, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY and lead author of the study. Major complications included organ injury with hemorrhage and colonic perforation, he said. Minor...

2013-04-10 04:21:15

Competitive strategies to range from first-to-market for large companies to specialisation for small companies LONDON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The rise in the number of minimally invasive surgeries (MIS) is promoting the use of endoscopy devices. These devices provide the necessary visualisation during MIS procedures. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.medtech.frost.com), Western European Endoscopy Devices Market, finds that the market earned revenues of $2.96...

2013-04-09 23:04:18

Preventing Colorectal Cancer announces that Safeway, Inc. will be the recipient of the 2013 PCC Champion Award of Colon Cancer Prevention for its corporate-wide efforts to advocate colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among its employees. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) announces that Safeway, Inc. will be the recipient of the 2013 PCC Champion Award of Colon Cancer Prevention, an honor the not-for-profit organization established in 2011 to recognize...

2013-04-09 08:30:29

Technology Improves Speed, Accuracy and Precision of Surgical Procedures When Compared with 2D Surgical Systems CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System....

2013-04-08 23:03:53

Researchmoz.us include new market research report"United States Endoscopy Devices Market Outlook to 2019 - Capsule Endoscope Systems, Endoscopic Instruments, Flexible Endoscopes, Rigid Endoscopes and Others" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Researchmoz.us announces that a new market research report is available in its Database - Global and China ATM Industry 2013 Deep Research Report " United States Endoscopy Devices Market Outlook to 2019 -...

2013-04-08 23:01:49

Bariatric surgeon Robert Bell, M.D., M.A., FACS, has joined Summit Medical Group. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Bariatric surgeon Robert L. Bell, M.D., M.A., FACS, has joined Summit Medical Group. He will lead the development of SMG´s bariatric services program and be a member of its general surgery team. Dr. Bell practices in the Group´s 1 Diamond Hill Road, Berkeley Heights campus. Board certified in surgery, Dr. Bell has expertise in bariatric surgery for morbid...

2013-04-02 12:30:10

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oncologix Tech Inc. (OTCBB: OCLG), a diversified medical device and healthcare company acquiring businesses in medical device cancer detection and prevention and healthcare services, has purchased all of the outstanding common stock of Dotolo Research Corporation. Dotolo is the leading global colon cleansing and bowel preparation medical device manufacturer, with more than two decades of product research, development and sales....

2013-04-02 12:29:24

ReportsnReports.com adds new endoscopy market research reports with investment opportunities in endoscopy devices, analysis and forecasts to 2019 for multiple countries to its store. DALLAS, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Endoscopy Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2019 reports for Ireland, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, Chile, Finland and Norway now available with ReportsnReports.com. (Photo:...

2013-04-01 16:24:28

PE Centers to Participate in 10th Annual Colon Cancer Challenge NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF) and Physicians Endoscopy (PE) today announced that they have partnered in the fight against colorectal cancer. Four of the New York City-based endoscopy centers are participating in the annual Colon Cancer Challenge, a running event held in Central Park to raise awareness of colorectal cancer and raise funds for colorectal cancer research,...


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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