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2014-08-21 23:00:41

The hospital is acquiring the Olympus Endoalpha Universal surgical imaging platform that works seamlessly across multiple specialties to provide easier data management while delivering quality patient care. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is the first hospital in Pasco County and one of the only in the Tampa Bay area to offer a fully-integrated HD operating room using the Olympus Endoalpha Universal Platform for surgical endoscopy. The technology works across all...

2014-08-20 16:25:04

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health (HVCDH) hosted an Open House in celebration of National ASC Day on August 14(th). HVCDH hopes that the open house raised people's awareness of the importance of colon cancer screening and about the high-quality, cost-efficient care ASCs provide to patients in the Cortlandt Manor community. Representatives from HVCDH hosted guests that included: Cathy Montaldo, Executive Director of Colon...

2014-08-19 16:28:59

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally Invasive Devices Inc. (MID), a Columbus, Ohio medical device company, announced today that Mitsubishi Corporation has formally agreed to exclusively distribute MID's FloShield laparoscopic and robotic visualization system in Japan. MID anticipates that FloShield will be approved for sale in Japan in the second half of 2015. Mitsubishi Corporation is also the exclusive distributor for Karl Storz GMBH & Co. (endoscopic...

2014-08-12 16:27:51

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Valley Center for Digestive Health (HVCDH) is hosting an Open House in celebration of National ASC Day on August 14th, by raising awareness of the importance of colon cancer screening and about the high-quality, cost-efficient care ASCs provide to patients in the Cortlandt Manor community. Representatives from HVCDH will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, August 14(th) from 2pm-6pm at the center located on the grounds of...

2014-08-05 16:27:07

Southwest Gastroenterology encourages patients to make time to visit their office for a colonoscopy. OAK LAWN, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The latest statistics show that over 130,000 patients are diagnosed with colon cancer each year. It is a condition that can be most efficiently resolved when it's caught early, which is why Dr. Jeffrey Port strongly suggests that patients come in to get screened with a colonoscopy.A colonoscopy can identify colorectal cancer and...

2014-08-04 12:32:45

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Laparoscopic Device Market 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/european_laparoscopic_devices_market.html Abstract: The European market for laparoscopic devices includes laparoscopes, access devices, hand instruments, insufflation devices, suction-irrigation systems, direct energy devices, ultrasonic energy devices, laparoscopic morcellators,...

2014-08-03 23:00:37

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "Laparoscopy Devices Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/laparoscopic-devices-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Laparoscopy Devices Market By Products,...

2014-08-01 23:06:39

Joint Venture Will Advocate for the Use of Endoscopic Dry Labs in Endoscopic Surgery Skills Training Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 AAGL, a premiere professional educational society dedicated to advancing gynecologic endoscopic surgery, is pleased to announce a joint venture with several other medical societies, in the United States and Europe, which strongly recommends every hospital teaching endoscopic surgery should make available to surgeons an endoscopic dry lab for training in...

2014-07-31 23:19:11

One unique use for video borescopes, specifically the VJ-Advance articulating video borescope by RF System Lab, is inspecting mummies; better known as “paleoimaging” or “anthropological endoscopy”. RF System Lab is proud to announce that their VJ-Advance video borescope is being used by Dr. Beckett on current and upcoming paleoimaging research and wanted to provide a more detailed look into the subject. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Video borescopes are used in a multitude of industries...

2014-07-30 08:33:30

Key addition to board to strengthen invendo's U.S. footprint NEW YORK and KISSING, Germany, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- invendo medical GmbH, manufacturer and distributor of a single use and computer-assisted ("robotic") colonoscopy system, today announced the appointment of Nachum (Homi) Shamir, a worldwide recognized medical device executive, as a new member of its supervisory board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130956 Mr. Shamir is a highly respected global visionary in...


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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