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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...

2014-06-19 08:29:40

DUBLIN, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m8m8cc/laparoscopy) has announced the addition of the "Laparoscopy Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Laparoscopy devices market report has been segmented on the basis of equipment, applications, and geography. A detailed analysis of factors such...

2014-06-17 23:15:24

Dr. Navid Mootabar led a surgical team that completed a robot-assisted single incision laparoscopic hysterectomy. Known as Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), Dr. Mootabar is among a small number of physicians trained in performing the daVinci robot-assisted hysterectomy procedure that enables him to remove a women’s uterus through a single one-inch incision. Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital announced today that Dr. Navid Mootabar led...

2014-06-16 16:25:34

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An intensive outreach program targeting vulnerable patients dramatically improved screening rates for colorectal cancer, according to a new study supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The study indicates that comprehensive outreach programs run through community health centers hold great promise in reducing preventable deaths due to colorectal cancer. The study is published in the June 16 issue of...

2014-06-11 08:29:49

ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fuse(®) Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) System is one of 16 medical innovations that will be showcased in front of thousands of healthcare providers at the Premier, Inc. 2014 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio. EndoChoice's Fuse Endoscopy System was selected by clinicians and other members of Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other...

2014-06-10 16:27:08

-- Disruptive Surgical Stapler Allows Surgeons to Reach the "Five-Millimeter Barrier" to Take Minimally-Invasive Surgery to the Next Level -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Juan-Carlos Verdeja, M.D., F.A.C.S., completed a laparoscopic appendectomy procedure at South Miami Hospital in Florida with virtually no perceptible scar. Using the MicroCutter XCHANGE(®) 30, the world's first and only five-millimeter...

2014-06-09 12:29:50

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Gastrointestinal Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/japanese_gastrointestinal_devices_market.html In 2011, the Japanese market for gastrointestinal endoscopic devices was valued at over $801 million. The Japanese gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic device market includes GI endoscopes, capsule endoscopes, stenting devices, dilation devices,...

2014-06-05 23:13:28

Single-Port Laparascopic Supracervical Hysterectomy is the procedure of choice when women are faced with needing their uterus removed. Women’s Excellence is one of few practices offering this minimally invasive option with an easier recovery. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 With a robotic procedure not available and now limited laparoscopic instrumentation to provide a minimally invasive hysterectomy procedure, many gynecologic physicians have resorted back to traditional...

2014-06-05 16:27:18

World's Only Articulating HD 3D Videoscope Advances Laparoscopy With Improved Speed, Accuracy and Precision CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that its ENDOEYE FLEX 3D articulating videoscope received top honors as the Breakthrough Technology of the Year. The recognition, bestowed at the...


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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