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2014-05-27 08:29:22

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanovas Inc., a Life Science company accelerating the development and commercialization of next-generation micro-invasive diagnostics, devices and drug delivery technologies, announced today that its MicroCam Inc. subsidiary has signed partnership agreements with two major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs): Healthmark Industries Co. and TeDan Surgical Innovations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140523/91037 The...

2014-05-23 08:24:19

MILFORD, Conn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc. ("SurgiQuest", the "Company"), a leading provider of innovative access technologies for minimally invasive surgery (MIS), today announced that its AirSeal(®) System was highlighted on multiple occasions during the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association in Orlando, Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/NY44266LOGO Three live surgical procedures featuring AirSeal were broadcast before a...

2014-05-20 20:22:18

The popularity of weight loss solutions like lap band and sleeve gastrectomy has led many people to rely on the expertise of Dr. Feiz to explain their differences LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As obesity has become an increasingly serious issue in recent years, many people have come to call on lap band surgeon Michael Feiz, MD, FACS for bariatric procedures. Yet, upon their initial consultation at Dr. Feiz and Associates, some are surprised to find Dr. Feiz recommend sleeve...

2014-05-19 08:28:58

Fuse® Enables Doctors to See Significantly More Pre-Cancerous Polyps ATLANTA, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(®) today announced Carnegie Hill Endoscopy of New York City has become the first center in the world to receive 'Center of Excellence' designation for the revolutionary Fuse(® )Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) system. Endoscopes are thin flexible tubes with imaging capabilities that doctors use to view the upper and lower GI tracts of their patients. The Fuse system...

2014-05-18 16:20:41

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AUA 2014 -- Visitors to the 2014 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, in Orlando, Fla., will see a joint demonstration of a new 3D solution for endoscopic applications, combining REACH3D's Single Light Path 3D HD capture system and Sony Electronics' medical grade 3D 32-inch display (LMD-3251MT) and 3D video recorder (HVO-3000MT). The REACH3D-Sony demonstration can be seen at AUA in booth #2275. The high-definition,...

2014-05-15 04:22:35

PARIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Reinforces Its Commitment to Global Education and Innovation Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) celebrated the opening of a new facility dedicated to endoscopy training within its Institute for Advancing Science in Paris. The ceremony included major representatives of the endoscopy medical community in Europe. Endoscopy professional training and education is...

2014-05-13 23:08:53

Shahah Mehdizadeh, MD, a La Peer Health Systems Gastroenterologist discusses the sharp drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade that are likely due to the increase in colonoscopy procedures. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 According to a new report written by the American Cancer Society, those over the age of 50 have experienced a 30% drop in colon cancer rates over the last decade. This drastic shift, explains Shaha Mehdizadeh, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at...

2014-05-13 23:07:07

The European Gastrointestinal Endoscope market growth is driven by the continued increase in public awareness about the risks of colorectal cancer, iData Research Reports Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the European Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscope Devices Market will grow to over $600 million by 2020. This growth will be fueled by an increase in...

2014-05-11 23:00:42

Endoscopy systems have a huge market demand across the globe owing to their wide application areas as well as their flexibility in terms of specification of instruments, which fits in with the various requirements of different procedures. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/endoscopy-devices-market-689.html (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 The “Endoscopy Equipment Market by Endoscopes (Rigid, Flexible, Capsule), by Visualization Systems (HD, 3D Camera, Wireless Display & Monitor),...

2014-05-08 23:11:31

Detailed, coded data will provide additional information to gastroenterologists on their colonoscopy results. IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, has enhanced the pathologic summary reports it provides to gastroenterologists, which can be used in the calculation of their adenoma detection rate (ADR). The more detailed and coded data MLS now provides will help these physicians to assess the quality of...


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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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