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2014-07-11 08:24:47

New Hybrid Lung Cancer Diagnostic Procedure Shows Significant Cost Savings. ST. LOUIS, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies, a U.S. based medical device company, announced today the positive, cost-effective final results for the initial study of its innovative SPiNPerc(TM) procedure. The SPiNPerc endobronchial percutaneous biopsy study results support the use of a percutaneous approach to biopsy when a traditional bronchoscopic method is not possible. Hospitals,...

2014-07-11 08:24:29

ALBANY, New York, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, Endoscopic Operative Devices, and Visualization Systems) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" the global endoscopy devices market was valued at USD 24.9 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 36.9...

2014-07-08 08:31:21

SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Llama, Inc. (www.redllamainc.com) announced today that the SimPraxis® surgical simulation platform applications now available on iOS include the SimPraxis Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and SimPraxis Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication procedures. These Apps are authored by University of Washington Surgeons Mika Sinanan, MD (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy), Carlos Pellegrini, MD and Roger Tatum, MD (Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication)....

2014-07-04 23:02:55

MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Factors Driving the Global Endoscopy Market 2014" to its large collection of research report. (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 The global endoscopy market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-endoscopy-market-report-2014-edition has grown over the years due to the increasing demand for minimally invasive surgeries. Endoscopic procedures are also affordable when it comes to pre-operation cost or post-operation cost. They...

2014-07-01 08:30:26

Enhances Cantel's global leadership in automated endoscope reprocessing LITTLE FALLS, N.J., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE:CMN), today announced that the company has successfully completed the acquisition of PuriCore International Limited., a wholly-owned subsidiary of PuriCore plc (LSE: PURI). The transaction further enhances Cantel Medical's global leadership of automated endoscope reprocessing and provides the company with additional resources and...

2014-06-27 23:02:20

In honor of Men’s Health Awareness Month, the treatment center is educating their patients and the community on colon cancer. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and the Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio is ready to help patients and the community become more aware of the third most common cancer in America: colon cancer. Colon cancer affects both men and women equally. It begins with a small growth called a polyp. Colon cancer...

2014-06-26 23:17:26

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "SEndoscopy Devices Market: Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/endoscopy-devices-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the global endoscopy devices market and sub-markets in the next few...

2014-06-25 23:12:10

After years of providing quality Minimally Invasive Surgical options in Northern Virginia, AAGL and SRC (Surgical Review Corporation) recognizes the doctors at Women's Health and Surgery Center in Stafford Virginia as COEMIG designees. Stafford, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Stafford Hospital along with some of the physicians at Women’s Health and Surgery Center has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG). The COEMIG program is an AAGL...

2014-06-23 23:04:22

SPARK XTL Light Handle from MEDIT is one of the most advanced and powerful endoscope light sources in its class. It gives you awesome results during body examination and surgical procedures. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Medit Inc., one of North America’s most trusted online suppliers of endoscopy equipment, is proud to announce their new product SPARK XTR advanced LED Light Source. Regardless of any kinds of exams, this endoscope light handle offers excellent illumination and intuitive...

2014-06-23 16:25:08

MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medivators Inc., a Cantel Medical company and a leading medical device manufacturer with over thirty years in endoscopy technology, announces the debut of the JET PREP(TM) Endoscopic Flushing Device, a novel irrigation and suction device that clears and removes debris and obstructions from the colon during a colonoscopy, resulting in improved visualization of the gastrointestinal tract and increased polyp detection. Colonoscopy is an...


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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