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2013-11-06 12:28:21

DUBLIN, November 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8fwr7p/smart_pills) has announced the addition of the "Smart Pills Technologies Market (2012-2017) (Diagnostic imaging, patient monitoring, drug delivery)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8fwr7p/smart_pills ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Gastro-Intestinal (GI) disorders are becoming more...

2013-11-06 08:30:33

Broadening its disposable gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy product portfolio LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN), has further enhanced its leading endoscopy product portfolio with the acquisition of Jet Prep Ltd. Based in Herzliya, Israel, Jet Prep Ltd. is the developer of the Jet Prep Flushing Device, a novel single-use irrigation and aspiration catheter to improve visualization during colonoscopy procedures. The Jet Prep Flushing...

2013-11-05 16:24:15

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorectal cancer screening (CRC) rates remain too low, with about one in three adults (ages 50 to 75 years) not being tested for colorectal cancer, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC's Vital Signs report also found that 23 million adults in the United States have not had the recommended screenings despite research showing colorectal cancer tests save lives....

2013-11-05 12:29:05

Single-Port Laparoscopy No Longer Viewed As Promising Technique, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the United States (US) market for laparoscopic devices will see moderate market growth of about three percent over the next ten years as these procedures are increasingly adopted over open techniques. This is largely because laparoscopy...

2013-11-04 16:28:24

Conference call to be conducted at 4:30 pm ET FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull-based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that it will report financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year...

2013-10-29 23:27:01

Michigan Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released an online BMI calculator on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Michigan Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has released an online BMI calculator on the website for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery. The Institute was created to be the safest and most knowledgeable laparoscopic and...

2013-10-29 16:26:27

The SPiNDrive® system now allows lung specialists to combine an endobronchial and percutaneous approach to peripheral lung nodules. CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran announced its new SPiNPerc(TM) procedural innovation today at the American College of Chest Physician's Conference (CHEST 2013). With recent announcements such as the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force's (USPSTF) recommendation for health insurance to cover lung cancer screening in high-risk patients,...

2013-10-28 12:25:40

Full Spectrum Endoscopy Welcomed by Doctors at Medical Conferences ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Now doctors performing flexible endoscopy have a new tool available to help them see more anatomy and facilitate diagnoses in the upper GI tract. Traditional gastroscopes that have been available to endoscopists provide a field of view limited to about 140 degrees. EndoChoice(®) today announced the FDA had provided 510(k) clearance of its new Fuse(TM) Gastroscope that has a...

2013-10-24 23:28:39

Michigan Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has opened a new office for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery, along with a new website. West Bloomfield, MI (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Michigan Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Scott Laker has opened a new office for the Michigan Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery, his clinic for laparoscopic surgery, along with a new website. The Institute was created to be the safest and most knowledgeable laparoscopic and...

2013-10-24 12:26:39

Industry leaders facilitate best practices for enhanced safety, visibility during minimally invasive procedures in gynecology, urology VERNON HILLS, Ill., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp. announces it has entered an agreement to become the exclusive distributor of the Thermedx Fluid Management System, which pressurizes and delivers irrigation fluid to distend and irrigate the surgical site during certain gynecological and urological surgical...


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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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