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2014-08-22 12:25:46

At Weinberg Gastrointestinal, patients can now receive both American and Canadian screening colonoscopies in Gilbert, Arizona GILBERT, Ariz., Aug.

2014-08-21 23:04:09

National pharmaceutical and medical device law firm provides confidential case review to persons who were diagnosed with cancer following morcellator surgery. St.

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

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).

2014-08-19 16:28:59

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimally Invasive Devices Inc.

2014-08-12 16:27:51

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2014-08-05 16:27:07

Southwest Gastroenterology encourages patients to make time to visit their office for a colonoscopy. OAK LAWN, Ill., Aug.

2014-08-04 12:32:45

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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

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


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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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