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2013-09-25 23:21:54

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Endoscopy Systems Industry. London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Endoscopy Systems in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Endoscopes, and Visualization Equipment. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010...

2011-09-27 11:40:07

A large-scale data review by researchers in China of double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) over the last decade showed the endoscopic procedure to be safe and effective for detection of diseases of the small intestine. DBE had a pooled detection rate of 68.1 percent for all small intestinal disease. Suspected mid-gastrointestinal bleeding was found to be the most common indication, with a relatively high detection rate. Inflammatory lesions and vascular lesions were the most common findings in...

2010-10-18 16:37:04

At the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 75th Annual Scientific meeting in San Antonio, Texas, several studies of the effectiveness of non"X"ray techniques to evaluate Crohn's disease revealed that diagnostic strategies such as capsule endoscopy (CE) and magnetic resonance enteroscopy (MRE) are useful in managing patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and avoiding ionizing radiation. IBD Patients Exposed to Significant Ionizing Radiation...

2010-10-15 13:46:00

STOUGHTON, Mass., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirus Medical, Inc. (www.spirusmed.com), a leading developer of diagnostic and therapeutic advancement systems for gastroenterology announces a series of pan-endoscopies in an average time of 60 minutes, using a flexible endoscope with an integral drive to power a single use spiral component. The initial clinical series, which was conducted outside the U.S., showed unparalleled ability to navigate the intestinal tract. In the clinical studies,...

2010-09-27 15:18:57

The use of device-assisted enteroscopy, a technique that allows complete examination of the small bowel, may be just as successful pediatrics as it has been in adult medicine, according to a study from Nationwide Children's Hospital. One of these techniques known as Double-Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE), a procedure readily available in adults, allows doctors to reach parts of the small intestine that cannot be reached using standard endoscopic procedures. Due to access issues and size...

2010-09-08 11:05:00

STOUGHTON, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirus Medical announced today that it has obtained marketing approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for the company's proprietary ENDO-EASE line of endoscopy devices. The Endo-Ease Endoluminal Advancement System features novel "over-tubes" that use a spiral design utilizing simple rotation to facilitate enteroscopy, colonoscopy and ileoscopy. According to Spirus Medical, the Endo-Ease line is well suited for the...

2010-05-03 10:19:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirus Medical, Inc., a leading developer of diagnostic and therapeutic advancement systems for gastroenterology, announced at Digestive Disease Week 2010 that results from the first-ever prospective study comparing enteroscopy technologies show spiral enteroscopy (SE) to be more than three times faster, on average, than double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) in examining the small intestine. Average total examination time was only 27 minutes when performed...

2009-05-29 10:11:00

CHICAGO, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirus Medical, Inc. (www.spirusmed.com), a leading developer of diagnostic and therapeutic advancement systems for gastroenterology, urology and gynecology, announced that physicians using its Endo-Ease(TM) line of devices have performed complete examinations of the small intestine, or pan-endoscopy. Spirus is presenting at Digestive Disease Week 2009 in Chicago, May 30 through June 4. Complete examination of the small intestine has been elusive in regular...


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