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2015-03-11 20:23:35

Cellvizio is now available in ten leading hospitals involving multiple specialties in Japan PARIS, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology highlighted in

2015-03-09 08:30:33

Leader in Enteral Feeding Products Optimizes Ease of Use for its MIC* PEG Feeding Tube to Reduce Procedure Time for Clinicians ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-05 16:27:53

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) have issued updated

2015-03-05 08:31:32

Proceeds to Support Commercial Efforts as Fuse® Platform Expands ATLANTA, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice® today announced the close of a $57 million preferred equity financing.

2015-03-04 23:08:24

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Endoscopy Systems.

2015-03-03 16:28:16

Just-released Hazard Report, a free public resource, recommends important steps to protect patients PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News of patient deaths caused

2015-02-27 23:03:14

Over ten Healthpointe clinics are available throughout Southern California to help assess and treat acute and chronic elbow, hand and wrist pain. La Mirada,

2015-02-27 16:25:46

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the U.S.

2015-02-24 23:15:02

In a new report by iData Research, in 2014, the European market for hemostasis devices was valued at nearly €69 million.


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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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