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2014-04-29 12:34:24

DALLAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report the report "Electrosurgery Market by Product - Generator, Electrosurgical Instruments (Vessel Sealing, Bipolar Forceps, Electrode, Suction Coagulator), Accessories, Surgery (General, Gynecology, Orthopedic, Cardiovascular, Cosmetic) - Global Forecasts to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, The market is expected to reach $4 Billion by 2019, at CAGR of 5.9% from 2014 to 2019. Browse 103...

2014-04-29 08:36:03

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gordian Surgical [http://www.gordiansurgical.com ], a portfolio company of Trendlines Medical, [http://trendlines.com/medical ] recently completed a $1 million raise. Participants in the raise included angel investors, surgeons, and a private investment fund. Due to the interest in the Gordian technology, not only was the raise accomplished quickly but it exceeded the target by 30%. Gordian's two-in-one trocar with a...

2014-04-29 08:35:38

RA'ANANA, Israel, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SMART Medical Systems Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy products for gastrointestinal (GI) medicine, announced the appointment of Mr. Harald Beyer as Senior Director of Global Strategy. Mr. Beyer's engagement with SMART comes in addition to his Executive role at SORING GmbH, a global surgical devices company. Gadi Terliuc, CEO of SMART Medical systems said, "Mr. Beyer's unique professional skills...

2014-04-28 12:31:20

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Medical Fiber Optics Market-Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global medical fiber optics market was valued at USD 863.1 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 1,336.1 million in 2019. The medical fiber optics market is witnessing...

2014-04-28 08:31:59

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that its MicroCutter(®) XCHANGE 30 surgical stapler was selected as a finalist in the surgical Equipment, Instruments and Supplies category of the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA), one of the highest honors in the medical technology industry. The MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 is the world's smallest articulating surgical stapler, with a five millimeter shaft diameter and reloadable...

2014-04-24 16:30:02

FRISCO, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The surgical team at Centennial Medical Center, Frisco, TX is proud to provide patients with some of the most minimally invasive surgical options, including the single-incision, robotic-assisted procedure using the da Vinci(®) Surgical System. During a da Vinci(®) Single-Site((TM)) surgery, one tiny incision is made in the belly button, approximately one inch long, resulting in a virtually scar-free procedure. The Food and Drug...

2014-04-24 08:35:11

Fastest, Most Compact System Frees Up Staff Time and Counter Space, and Can Prevent Human Error CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 24, 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 the launch of the fastest, most compact Automated Endoscope Leak Tester on the market, ALT-Pro - a system that prevents human error while enhancing efficiency in...

2014-04-24 08:34:59

Organization sought out state-of-the-art technology MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Medical Inc. (OTCQB: SKLN) is installing three direct-to-drain STREAMWAY Fluid Waste Management Systems at Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services' facilities in Minnesota. The sales include two units installed recently at a new replacement facility in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, and one to be installed at the group's Morris outpatient center in May. "The philosophy with our new...

2014-04-24 08:34:26

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Radu Pescarus, M.D., Foregut Fellow in the Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division of Providence Portland Medical Center, presented a poster detailing the pre-clinical use of the MicroCutter(®) XCHANGE 30 surgical stapling device in cutting-edge gastrointestinal surgical procedures including endoscopic assisted trans-gastric and trans-anal full thickness...

2014-04-23 23:12:36

Demand for fluid management and visualization systems market has increased significantly owing to the rapid rise in the number of people prone to gastrointestinal, laparoscopic, orthopedic, neurological, and nephrological diseases. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fluid-management-visualization-systems-market-153551158.html (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The “Fluid Management & Visualization Systems Market by Product (Suction & Irrigation, Dialyzer, Fluid Warming &...


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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