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2014-07-23 08:32:41

Making a Difference Through Scientific Research and Discovery BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer's Medical Advisory Board Member Adam Bass, MD, serves as co-Chair of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Gastric Cancer Project, Director for Translational Research for the Center for Esophageal and Gastric Cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and is an associate member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The TCGA Gastric...

2014-07-10 08:28:47

NEWTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from Duke University's Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery has demonstrated equivalent outcomes between a completely non-invasive technology and a minimally invasive technology in guiding Goal Directed Fluid Therapy in colorectal surgery patients. The Duke study, recently published in Anesthesia & Analgesia, is entitled A Prospective Comparison of a Noninvasive Cardiac Output Monitor Versus Esophageal Monitor for...

2014-06-24 08:31:37

ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HerAnswer.com, distributor of health and personal care products for men and women, is now the official U.S. distributor of Protexid, a digestive aid and indigestion relief product. HerAnswer.com has been a leading distributor of health and beauty products for men and women for over 12 years and is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau. "We are very happy to have been selected to be the official U.S. distributor of Protexid,"...

2014-06-16 16:25:14

Lung-MAP Trial Will Test Five Investigational Approaches, Including Amgen's Rilotumumab, an Investigational Fully Human Monoclonal Antibody THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) announced today that it will collaborate with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and other public and private sector partners on the Lung Master Protocol (Lung-MAP), a groundbreaking new clinical trial program that will use...

2014-06-09 12:30:34

Quality-of-Life Survey Scores on Medications and Presence of Esophagitis Appear to Be Best Correlated Predictors of Success SAN MATEO, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoGastric Solutions® (EGS), a leader in endoluminal reconstructive treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), announced publication of US registry data on patient factors predictive of positive outcomes following transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF). The study demonstrates that patients with an...

2014-06-09 12:29:50

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Gastrointestinal Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/japanese_gastrointestinal_devices_market.html In 2011, the Japanese market for gastrointestinal endoscopic devices was valued at over $801 million. The Japanese gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic device market includes GI endoscopes, capsule endoscopes, stenting devices, dilation devices,...

2014-05-31 08:21:15

New DecisionDx-EC multi-analyte test data presented at ASCO 2014 CHICAGO, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Biosciences Inc. today announced study results from its proprietary multi-analyte test DecisionDx-EC, which is designed to determine which patients with esophageal cancer are likely to respond or not respond to standard pre-surgical chemoradiation therapy. The results were reviewed in a poster presentation at the 50(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical...

2014-05-20 08:26:56

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emmy Award-winning TV program The Doctors recently featured the case of "Jenny," a 29-year-old with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Jenny suffered for three years before she turned to University of California Irvine's Dr. Kenneth Chang for a solution in the form of Stretta(®) therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/NY56794 Jenny had chronic GERD that was uncontrolled with medications and suffered from...

2014-05-19 23:05:05

Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a thoracic surgeon. Dr. Gaughan specializes in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, tumors of the mediastinum, chest wall and trachea, as well as all benign conditions of the chest, lungs, esophagus, chest wall and mediastinum. ABINGTON, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a...

2014-05-14 23:02:50

Jonathan Aviv MD, Clinical Director of the Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy and Audiology Practice’s Voice and Swallowing Center, appears on the Dr. Oz TV Show discussing his new Acid Reflux book ‘Killing Me Softly From Inside’ Tarrytown, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Voice and swallowing specialist Dr. Jonathan Aviv, MD, inventor and developer of the endoscopic air-pulse laryngeal sensory testing technology known as FEESST (Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing with Sensory Testing),...


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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,...

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